5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
+2
Fly + subway + train:  21​h 30​min
1
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Jaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra trip planner .

San Francisco, USA to Agra is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from San Francisco to Agra. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in Agra hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar and then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi trip planner .

Fly from Jaipur to New Delhi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in New Delhi are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

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