9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Chicago
Fly:  29​h
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Jaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  32​h
Chicago

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Red Fort (Lal Quila) and then take in nature's colorful creations at Swaminarayan Akshardham.

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Chicago, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to New Delhi, you'll lose 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in March, with highs in New Delhi at 85°F and lows at 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Agra.

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Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar
Swaminarayan Akshardham

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Agra

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the striking features of Taj Mahal and then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Shri Mankameshwar Mandir, then make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.

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You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Agra are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jaipur.

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Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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days
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.
On the 29th (Wed), look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Fort, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors).

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Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Amber Fort
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City Palace of Jaipur

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