17 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

17 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

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17 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Jaipur
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Agra
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

4
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Humayun's Tomb and India Gate. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Red Fort (Lal Quila) and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village, get to know the fascinating history of Lodhi Garden, and steep yourself in history at Jahanara Begum's Tomb.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Delhi. In October, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Amber Palace and City Palace of Jaipur. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jal Mahal and Akbari Masjid. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, identify plant and animal life at Make Bike Trip, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur road trip app .

Fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Jaipur are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Bageshwarnath Temple and Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Agra: Bharatpur (Keoladeo Shiv Temple, Keoladeo National Park, & more). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mina Masjid, see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, and admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Agra visit planner .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Agra are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Bharatpur, Tomb of Akbar the Great
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal ©
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal

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