10 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

10 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

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10 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  22​h
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: San Diego

3
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), don't miss a visit to Qutub Minar, and explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip planner .

San Diego, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from San Diego to New Delhi. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
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Akshardham

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 10th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, then admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, and then make a trip to Jahangir Mahal. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife SoS Bear Sanctuary, then look for gifts at Rajrani Souvenirs, and then contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Agra online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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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.
On the 12th (Thu), browse the exhibits of City Palace of Jaipur, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then explore the ancient world of Amber Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Jitesh Arts. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Amer jeep Safari, admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and then stop by Anokhi Clothing Store.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jaipur trip builder site .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Jaipur are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Jaipur

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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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