8 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

8 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

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8 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Chennai

2
nights
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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, contemplate the long history of Nahargarh Fort, and admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur online trip itinerary builder .

Chennai to Jaipur is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in December: highs in Jaipur hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time 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.
On the 8th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, make a trip to Taj Mahal, and then walk around Mehtab Bagh.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Agra trip planner.

Drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Mehtab Bagh ©
Mehtab Bagh

3
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Humayun's Tomb, don't miss a visit to India Gate, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, and examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi trip maker .

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
India Gate ©
India Gate

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