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New Delhi— 3 nights
Agra— 2 nights
Jaipur— 2 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.New Delhi is known for historic sites, sightseeing, shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, admire the natural beauty at Swaminarayan Akshardham, and make a trip to India Gate.
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Denver, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Denver to New Delhi. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Denver in May; daily highs in New Delhi reach 104°F and lows reach 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Agra.
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Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): look for gifts at Mughal Carpet and then make a trip to Taj Mahal. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.
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Drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Agra, expect temperatures between 107°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Jaipur.
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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.Jaipur is known for historic sites, sightseeing, museums, childrens museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Amber Fort, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, stop by Bonafide Jewels 'N' Handicrafts, and make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.
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Getting from Agra to Jaipur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 106°F during the day and 81°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
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