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: Pune
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Pune

3
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: identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur tour itinerary tool .

Pune to Jaipur is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Amer jeep Safari ©
Amer jeep Safari
Elefriend ©
Elefriend

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the striking features of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Play Safari. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Keetham Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dayal Bagh, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Agra trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Play Safari ©
Play Safari
Keetham Lake ©
Keetham Lake

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.
On the 6th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Red Fort (Lal Quila), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi online holiday planner .

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in New Delhi sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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