9 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

9 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

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9 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

Start: Lugano
shuttle + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Lugano

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Qutub Minar, take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read New Delhi itinerary planning website .

Lugano, Switzerland to New Delhi is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Traveling from Lugano to New Delhi, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lugano in July: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around 41°C and lows are around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 26th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Shah Burj, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple, and then tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Agra vacation site .

Drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Agra are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Rail Tours

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 28th (Sun): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Amer Jeep Safari, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gems Galaxy.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Agra to Jaipur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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