16 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

16 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

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16 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Jaipur
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Agra
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Chennai

7
nights
Jaipur

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Bring the kids along to Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Elefuncity. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Amber Palace, explore the galleries of City Palace of Jaipur, explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal, and look for all kinds of wild species at Make Bike Trip.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jaipur trip itinerary tool .

Chennai to Jaipur is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Agra.

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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Elefuncity ©
Elefuncity
Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur ©
Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Taj Mahal, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Agra trip planner .

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Agra are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to New Delhi.

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Dayal Bagh ©
Dayal Bagh
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

4
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jama Masjid, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
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