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: Melbourne
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Melbourne

3
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, and contemplate the long history of India Gate.

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Melbourne, Australia to New Delhi is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to New Delhi is minus 4 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around 41°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, then don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, and then don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal and then tour in style with a train tour.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Agra holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
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 4th (Fri): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then steep yourself in history at Amber Palace, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Albert Hall Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, and finally stop by Silverfish Jewels & Art.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jaipur tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Jaipur sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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