5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Vrindavan
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Mathura
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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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 29th (Tue): contemplate the long history of India Gate, make a trip to Humayun's Tomb, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Gourmet Desire.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi road trip planning app .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Delhi. October in New Delhi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vrindavan.

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
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India Gate

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Vrindavan

Vrindavan ©
The holy town of Vrindavan marks the place where the Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood.
On the 30th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banke Bihari Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Vrindavan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govinda Dev ji, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, then look for gifts at vrindavan, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mata Vaishno Devi Dham.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vrindavan route builder site .

Take a train from New Delhi to Vrindavan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Vrindavan sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mathura.

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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
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ISKCON Vrindavan
Banke Bihari Temple ©
Banke Bihari Temple

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Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
On the 31st (Thu), make a trip to Krishna Janmabhoomi Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Krishna Janmasthan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Complex, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rangji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Radhavallabh Vrindavan Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkadhish Temple.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mathura trip planner .

Mathura is just a stone's throw from Vrindavan. In October, daytime highs in Mathura are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Agra.

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Sri Krishna Janmasthan
Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Complex ©

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dayal Bagh, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Agra Art Gallery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then explore the galleries of Shahin Arts, and finally stop by Unique Handicrafts.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra trip maker tool .

You can drive from Mathura to Agra in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive back home.

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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
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Dayal Bagh

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