8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Nagpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Agra
— 1 night
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 26th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), then stroll through Akshardham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Delhi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Nagpur.

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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Nagpur

Nagpur
Located right in the center of the country, the relatively isolated Nagpur has remained off the typical tourist radar.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Manav Mandir, contemplate the waterfront views at Arani River, contemplate the long history of Ambagarh Fort, then don't miss a visit to Dhapewada Vithoba Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Vyankatesh Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nagpur online trip planner .

You can fly from New Delhi to Nagpur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Nagpur to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

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Historic Sites Nature Parks

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Banganga Tank, make a trip to Gateway of India, take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, then don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then make a trip to Marine Drive, then get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Mumbai vacation builder site .

You can fly from Nagpur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nagpur in December, Mumbai is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Jaipur.

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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and then get to know the resident critters at Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jaipur visit planner .

You can fly from Mumbai to Jaipur in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in December: high temperatures in Jaipur hover around 30°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 2nd (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Agra trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Jaipur, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Agra, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

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