8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Seattle
+2
shuttle + subway + Fly:  23​h
1
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Agra
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Varanasi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h
End: Seattle

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): browse the exhibits of City Palace of Jaipur, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and then view the masterpieces at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Amer Jeep Safari, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gem Plaza, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jaipur online sightseeing planner .

Seattle, USA to Jaipur is an approximately 23-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Seattle to Jaipur, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in May, expect Jaipur to be much warmer, temps between 106°F and 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari

1
day
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stop by Marble Handicrafts Agra, examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Agra trip app .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 106°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum
Marble Handicrafts Agra ©
Marble Handicrafts Agra

1
night
Varanasi

Varanasi
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at Bharat Kala Bhavan, and then explore the activities along Ganges River.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Varanasi route builder app .

Fly from Agra to Varanasi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 105°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Varanasi

Nature Parks Museums
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Ganges River
Ganges River
Bharat Kala Bhavan ©
Bharat Kala Bhavan
Spas & Wellness

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.
On the 16th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk, and finally look for gifts at LUV INDIYA CONCEPTS.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi journey maker .

You can fly from Varanasi to New Delhi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 104°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Parks Museums
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Chandni Chowk ©
Chandni Chowk
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gandhi Smriti ©
Gandhi Smriti

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