5 days in New Delhi, Agra & Mathura Itinerary

5 days in New Delhi, Agra & Mathura Itinerary

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5 days in New Delhi, Agra & Mathura Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  3​h
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mathura
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
On the 30th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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Ahmedabad to New Delhi is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Agra.

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire the striking features of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife SoS Bear Sanctuary, look for gifts at Rajrani Souvenirs, and then don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Agra road trip planner.

Drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Agra, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mathura.

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

1
night
Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Vrindavan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Radharaman Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Keshavji Gaudiya Math, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gopinath Temple.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mathura online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Agra to Mathura takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Mathura can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Vrindavan
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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan
Radharaman Mandir ©
Radharaman Mandir

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