23 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

23 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

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23 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
New Delhi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 8 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

5
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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Humayun's Tomb, admire the striking features of Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid), enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip itinerary maker site .

San Francisco, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from San Francisco to New Delhi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in New Delhi reach 93°F and lows reach 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Agra.

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

8
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spend the 19th (Sat) on the rails with a train tour. Spend the 20th (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra journey planning site .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Agra are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

8
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.
Spend the 31st (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Birla Mandir Temple, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur itinerary planner .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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