9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  21​h
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jalandhar
— 1 night
train + Fly:  4​h
3
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  22​h
End: San Francisco

1
night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Gandhi Gate, then make a trip to Jallianwala Bagh, then make a trip to Akal Takht, and finally don't miss a visit to Harmandir Sahib.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Amritsar trip planner .

San Francisco, USA to Amritsar is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from San Francisco to Amritsar. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Amritsar: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Jalandhar.

Things to do in Amritsar

#Parks, #Historic Sites
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

1
night
Jalandhar

Jalandhar ©
Jalandhar, formerly known as Jullundur in British India, is a city in the Doaba region of the northwestern Indian state of Punjab. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral Church and then admire all the interesting features of Surjit Hockey Stadium.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Jalandhar trip site .

Drive from Amritsar to Jalandhar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Jalandhar are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jalandhar

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St. Mary's Cathedral Church ©
St. Mary's Cathedral Church
Surjit Hockey Stadium ©
Surjit Hockey Stadium

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, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Humayun's Tomb, make a trip to Gandhi Smriti, admire the natural beauty at Swaminarayan Akshardham, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our New Delhi holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Jalandhar to New Delhi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Jalandhar in March; daily highs in New Delhi reach 85°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

#Historic Sites, #Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Agra tour builder site .

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. March in Agra sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 59°F at night. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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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