7 days in New Delhi, Agra & Shimla Itinerary

7 days in New Delhi, Agra & Shimla Itinerary

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7 days in New Delhi, Agra & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Chennai

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 16th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Dilli Haat and then take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, then stop by Meher Chand Market, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk, and finally stop by People Tree.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip itinerary site .

Chennai (Madras) to New Delhi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In August in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Chandni Chowk ©
Chandni Chowk
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Agra Fort and Taj Mahal. For shopping fun, head to Nakkashi Gems And Handicrafts or Subhash Emporium. Change things up with a short trip to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, stop by Unique Handicrafts, and buy something for everyone on your list at Saket Mall.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Agra trip itinerary app .

Drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Agra sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

1
day
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Mall and then take in the awesome beauty at Kufri.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Shimla trip builder site .

Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Shimla in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall

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