Feel the buzz of Delhi, see the colossal Red Fort, Marvel at the Taj Mahal, explore the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, admire the Amber Fort and visit the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri!
India's Golden Triangle
Days 1-2 Fly to Delhi
Fly overnight to Delhi. Depending on your time of arrival the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture!
Day 3 Discover Delhi
A city of equal chaos and charm, Delhi grabs you and doesn't let go. Spend a full day exploring the sights of Old Delhi: drive past the colossal Red Fort, browse the bustling bazaar of Chandni Chowk, visit India's largest mosque, Jama Masjid, and take a rickshaw to Asia's largest spice market. Make a brief stop at India Gate and visit Humayun's Tomb.
Day 4 Agra
Drive to Agra with an en route stop at Sikandra to see the marble and red sandstone tomb of third Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great.
Day 5 Taj Mahal
Rise early to see the sun rise over India's most iconic sight. At dawn, when the crowds are at their thinnest, the Taj Mahal is swathed in mist and tinged pink by the rising sun - a magical experience. This afternoon visit Agra Fort, a hulking mass of red sandstone sat on the banks of the Yamuna River. The Fort was established in the 16th century but has been much added to over time, making it an eclectic mix of architectural styles. After dark return to the fort to enjoy a spectacular sound and light experience.
Head to the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri, a spectacular array of Mughal palaces and temples. Continue to Chand Baori stepwell, a fascinating and exquisitely carved water storage structure built over a thousand years ago. Arrive in Jaipur.
Day 7 Amber Fort
Begin the day with a brief stop at the Hawa Mahal, the 'Palace of the Winds', before travelling out of the city to admire the majestic Amber Fort. Built in 1592, this red sandstone and marble fort effortlessly blends Hindu and Muslim architecture. This afternoon, explore the Maharaja's City Palace, as well as the Jantar Mantar Observatory and learn about the local art of block printing.
Day 8 Drive to Delhi
Return to Delhi and enjoy a farewell dinner this evening.
Day 9 Fly to Delhi to UK
Fly to the UK, arriving home later the same or following day.
Shimla extention 4 days from £560pp
– Enjoy the famous Toy Train at the Himalayan Foothills
– Explore the Jakhoo Temple
– Visit Northern India’s oldest Christ Church
Goa extension 5 days from £660pp
– Explore the ornate Hindu temples and spice plantations
– Discover the history of the old Goa, including the Basilica of Born Jesus
Varanasi Extension 4 days from £620pp
– Take a rickshaw to the ghats river of Ganges to witness the evening Puja ceremony of Ganga Arti
– Take a boat ride on the river Ganges and a brief city tour.
– Visit Banaras Hindu University and Saranth
*Please note this is a group tour, if you would like something a little more personal we can arrange touring to suit your needs.*
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