9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  7​h
1
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mathura
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, then make a trip to Taj Mahal, and finally don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Agra travel planner .

Mumbai to Agra is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get slightly colder in Agra: highs are around 27°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mathura.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

3
nights
Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
Get out of town with these interesting Mathura side-trips: Vrindavan (The Sacred Lake Kusum Sarovar & Radha Damodar Temple). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, go for a walk through Akshaya Patra, and don't miss a visit to Krishna Balaram Mandir.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mathura travel app .

You can drive from Agra to Mathura in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Mathura can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Vrindavan
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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
Akshaya Patra ©
Akshaya Patra
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Humayun's Tomb, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), then take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, then make a trip to India Gate, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

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Getting from Mathura to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Amritsar.

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

1
night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Fly from New Delhi to Amritsar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Amritsar, with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Spas Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Spas

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