8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 3 nights
2
Agra
— 2 nights
3
Mathura
— 1 night
4
Vrindavan
— 1 night

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Humayun's Tomb and Red Fort. Get some historical perspective at India Gate and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, admire the masterpieces at Crafts Museum, and take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi road trip planning app.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Saha Burj. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, and finally examine the collection at Imperial Wax Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mathura.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

1
night
Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
On the 7th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Govardhan Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex, and then make a trip to Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Mathura day trip planning app.

You can drive from Agra to Mathura in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Mathura can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vrindavan.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Govardhan Hill ©
Govardhan Hill
Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex ©
Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex

1
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Vrindavan

Vrindavan ©
The holy town of Vrindavan marks the place where the Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Madan Mohan Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vrindavan online vacation planner.

Vrindavan is just a stone's throw from Mathura. In September, daily temperatures in Vrindavan can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vrindavan

Historic Sites
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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
Banke Bihari Temple ©
Banke Bihari Temple
Madan Mohan Temple ©
Madan Mohan Temple

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