8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Mathura
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
New Delhi
— 1 night
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Jodhpur

Jodhpur ©
The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
Nature & Wildlife Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well). On the next day, look for gifts at Blue Bohemian, pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, then make a trip to Ghanta Ghar, and finally explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jodhpur online tour planner .

New Delhi to Jodhpur is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in January: highs in Jodhpur hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Zipline
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur. Spend the 5th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Amber Palace, step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal, browse the exhibits of City Palace of Jaipur, and admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors).

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jaipur trip builder app .

You can fly from Jodhpur to Jaipur in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Jaipur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur ©
Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 8th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, let the kids burn off some steam at Play Safari, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dayal Bagh.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Agra online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Jaipur in January, plan for little chillier days in Agra, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mathura.

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Play Safari ©
Play Safari
Dayal Bagh ©
Dayal Bagh

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Garud Govindji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banke Bihari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Vrindavan.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mathura sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by car from Agra to Mathura takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time 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

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 10th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi travel route planner.

Drive from Mathura to New Delhi in 3 hours. In January in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan) ©

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