8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+2
train + foot + Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  18​h
End: Philadelphia

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.
On the 21st (Mon), see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then admire the striking features of Amber Palace, and finally explore the galleries of Jitesh Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at RRAP Music Museum & Hub, brush up on your military savvy at Nahargarh Fort, step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal, then admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Andrews Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jaipur trip planner .

Philadelphia, USA to Jaipur is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 10 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in October, you will find days in Jaipur are warmer (95°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (71°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then examine the collection at Spiritual Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Guru ka Tal, and finally make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Agra travel planning app .

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Agra are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Museums
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): examine the collection at National Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, then steep yourself in history at India Gate, and finally don't miss a visit to Red Fort (Lal Quila). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Akshardham.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi holiday maker website .

Getting from Agra to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in October, and nighttime lows around 69°F. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)
India Gate ©
India Gate

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