8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Ranthambore National Park
— 1 night
taxi + train:  3​h
4
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Bhubaneswar

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 21st (Sat): stroll through Akshardham, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then don't miss a visit to Iron Pillar of Delhi, then see the interesting displays at National Rail Museum, and finally see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi day trip tool .

Bengaluru to New Delhi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bengaluru in December: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around 27°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Jantar Mantar ©
Jantar Mantar
National Rail Museum ©
National Rail Museum

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Agra trip itinerary planner .

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ranthambore National Park.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

1
night
Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park ©
Named for the historic fortress it contains, Ranthambore National Park remains one of the best places to view tigers in their natural jungle habitat.
Ranthambore Safari Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 24th (Tue), see exotic creatures in open habitats at Ranthambore Safari Tours.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ranthambore National Park day trip planner .

You can drive from Agra to Ranthambore National Park in 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Ranthambore National Park

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ranthambore Fort
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Village Women Craft ©
Village Women Craft
Ranthambore Fort ©
Ranthambore Fort

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Jagat Shiromani Ji Temple. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jaipur road trip tool .

Do a combination of taxi and train from Ranthambore National Park to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Museums
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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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