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 India Gate will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Akshardham and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Jahanara Begum's Tomb, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online tour planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. October in New Delhi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Jaipur.
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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 City Palace of Jaipur. Visit Jal Mahal and Shri Gopinath Temple for their historical value. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, head outdoors with Make Bike Trip, look for gifts at Channi Carpets & Textiles, and stop by Rusirani Village.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jaipur online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 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.
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Agra — 6 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Taj Mahal and Kailash Temple. Get some cultural insight at Agra Fort and Tomb of Akbar the Great. Venture out of the city with trips to Bharatpur (Keoladeo National Park & Laxman Temple). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at St. George's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Saha Burj, and make a trip to Jahangir Mahal.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Agra itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Agra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.
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