8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  3​h
1
Jaipur
— 2 nights
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally look for gifts at Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), then steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Nahargarh Fort.

Plan my day in Jaipur using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Jaipur is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in November, Jaipur is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Agra.

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

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then stroll around Mehtab Bagh.

For maps and other tourist information, read Agra sightseeing planning site .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Agra are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Mehtab Bagh ©
Mehtab Bagh

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, examine the collection at National Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and finally steep yourself in history at India Gate. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Red Fort (Lal Quila), admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

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

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Akal Takht, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amritsar online tour itinerary planner .

Fly from New Delhi to Amritsar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Delhi in December since evenings lows in Amritsar dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

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