8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  18​h
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Udaipur
— Few hours
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Newark

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.
On the 10th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and then contemplate the long history of India Gate. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Lodi Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, then steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, and finally steep yourself in history at Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip itinerary maker.

Newark, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Newark to New Delhi. While traveling from Newark, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Agra.

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

1
day
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 12th (Tue), admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity and then steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra sightseeing planner.

Drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 46°F. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Jaipur.

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Shah Burj ©
Shah Burj

2
days
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 14th (Thu), look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Fort, and finally stop by Royal Spices And Tea. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Albert Hall Museum, make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, and finally learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Agra in December, you will find days in Jaipur are a bit warmer (78°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Udaipur.

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

1
day
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
On the 16th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Udaipur tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur

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