5 days in New Delhi, Agra & Varanasi Itinerary

5 days in New Delhi, Agra & Varanasi Itinerary

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5 days in New Delhi, Agra & Varanasi Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Varanasi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Hyderabad

1
night
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 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti and then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then make a trip to India Gate, and then stop by KCS Kashmir Shawl Emporium.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip planner .

Hyderabad to New Delhi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hyderabad in January, things will get slightly colder in New Delhi: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at U.P Handicrafts Development Center, then see the interesting displays at Taj Museum, then see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dayal Bagh.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Agra trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Agra are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

1
night
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, see the interesting displays at Bharat Kala Bhavan, and then take in the exciting artwork at Ruchika Art Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Varanasi road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Agra to Varanasi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Museums Parks Nature
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Ruchika Art Gallery ©
Ruchika Art Gallery
Ganges River
Ganges River
Bharat Kala Bhavan ©
Bharat Kala Bhavan

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