5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  3​h
1
Jaipur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
On the 19th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Amber Palace. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur itinerary builder tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Jaipur is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Jaipur, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Agra trip planner .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jaipur in January: highs in Agra hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, and then don't miss a visit to India Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila) and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New Delhi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in January, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Food Tours

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