9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
2
Agra
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  7​h
3
Mumbai
— 3 nights
4
Goa
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Kathmandu

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes India Gate, Red Fort (Lal Quila) and Lotus Temple. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, then make a trip to India Gate, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and finally step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary planning tool .

If you are flying in from Nepal, the closest major airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport. In January, daytime highs in New Delhi are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Agra online trip maker .

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Agra are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

3
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Get outdoors at Marine Drive and Juhu Beach. Next up on the itinerary: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, wander the streets of Nariman Point, make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, and enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mumbai travel planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Mumbai in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Agra in January, you will find days in Mumbai are much hotter (36°C), and nights are a bit warmer (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach

1
night
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
On the 13th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Palolem Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Goa online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mumbai to Goa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Goa, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

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Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach

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