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
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Jaipur
— 6 nights
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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 Gurudwara Bangla Sahib will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at India Gate and Akshardham. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, 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.
Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Jaipur — 6 nights

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 Jantar Mantar - Jaipur. Visit Jal Mahal and Ramakrishna Mission Jaipur for their historical value. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Channi Carpets & Textiles, delve into the distant past at The Rustic Paths, and stroll through EleSafari.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jaipur trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from New Delhi to Jaipur by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Agra.
Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Agra — 6 nights

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Taj Mahal and Tomb of Akbar the Great. Get some cultural insight at Agra Fort and Saha Burj. Venture out of the city with trips to Bharatpur (Keoladeo National Park & Laxman Temple). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple, and don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Agra online attractions planner.

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping
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