Route & dates
7 days in North India Itinerary
Fly: 15h 15min
New Delhi— 3 nights
Drive: 2h 45min
Agra— 2 nights
Fly: 17h 45min
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, sightseeing, shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Humayun's Tomb, admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, steep yourself in history at India Gate, and admire the natural beauty at Swaminarayan Akshardham.
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Cairo, Egypt to New Delhi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 32°C in New Delhi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Agra.
Things to do in New Delhi
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Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the striking features of Jama Masjid, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, contemplate the long history of Shah Burj, then don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and finally make a trip to Shri Mankameshwar Mandir.
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Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Agra, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Agra
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