5 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

5 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

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5 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Fly:  6​h
1
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Kochi (Cochin)

2
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.
On the 12th (Thu), examine the collection at Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), then admire the landmark architecture of Amber Palace, then explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal, and finally look for gifts at Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, contemplate the long history of Jaigarh Fort, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, and finally meet the residents at Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip planning tool .

Kochi (Cochin) to Jaipur is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in September: highs in Jaipur hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur ©
Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dayal Bagh.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Agra trip builder tool .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Shankar's International Dolls Museum and then stroll through Humayun's Tomb.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi 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, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Museums
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Shankar's International Dolls Museum ©

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