7 days in North India Itinerary

7 days in North India Itinerary

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7 days in North India Itinerary

San Francisco
Fly:  27​h
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Agra
— 1 night
train + subway + Fly:  33​h
San Francisco

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, then explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and then take in nature's colorful creations at Swaminarayan Akshardham.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our New Delhi travel itinerary planner.

San Francisco, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to New Delhi, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from San Francisco in May, with highs in New Delhi at 104°F and lows at 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Agra.

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

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal and then look for gifts at Mughal Carpet. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Shri Mankameshwar Mandir, admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Agra trip builder.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or 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 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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

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