17 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

17 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Golden Triangle (India) travel planner

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New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly
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Jaipur
— 6 nights
Fly
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Agra
— 6 nights
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New Delhi

— 4 nights
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.
Humayun's Tomb and India Gate will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Akshardham and Red Fort. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, contemplate the long history of Jahanara Begum's Tomb, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi travel planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Delhi. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can fly to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 3:

Jaipur

— 6 nights

Pink City

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Amber Palace and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Visit Jal Mahal and Brihaspati Dham Mandir for their historical value. There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, stop by Rusirani Village, stroll through EleSafari, and look for gifts at Channi Carpets & Textiles.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur journey site.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Jaipur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 9:

Agra

— 6 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Taj Mahal and Saha Burj. Get some cultural insight at Agra Fort and Balkeshwar Mandir. Venture out of the city with trips to Bharatpur (Keoladeo National Park & Laxman Temple). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Akbar the Great, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kailash Temple.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Agra road trip site.

You can fly from Jaipur to Agra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Agra are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 9 — 15: