8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

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

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.
Family-friendly places like Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and EleSafari will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, contemplate the long history of Jaigarh Fort, don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monkey Temple (Galta Ji).

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Jaipur itinerary maker app .

New Delhi to Jaipur is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Jaipur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dayal Bagh, admire the striking features of Agra Fort, and then steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Agra trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jaipur in January: highs in Agra hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mathura.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Dayal Bagh ©
Dayal Bagh
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

1
night
Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Janmasthan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krishna Janmabhoomi Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banke Bihari Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Govinda Dev ji, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Vrindavan.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mathura trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Agra to Mathura by car takes about 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Mathura are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vrindavan
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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan
Banke Bihari Temple ©
Banke Bihari Temple

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 26th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, then contemplate the long history of India Gate, and finally examine the collection at National Museum. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi online travel planner .

You can drive from Mathura to New Delhi in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in January, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

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