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Start your Indian adventure in capital city Delhi. Your guide will introduce you to the sights of this grand city, starting with the World Heritage site of Humayun’s Tomb, Gandhi’s eternal flame and the imposing India Gate, a memorial to 82,000 soldiers who died during World War One.

Make sure to explore the narrow streets of Old Delhi, founded in 1639 by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who moved the Mughal capital here from Agra. Try street food, marvel at the architecture and absorb your surroundings – it’s crowded and chaotic, but this is the real India.

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  • Agra


    Your arrival into Agra will give you your first glimpse of the world-famous Taj Mahal...Read more
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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  • Rajasthan


    The Land of Kings
    Rajasthan is a riot of colours...Read more
  • Kerala


    Exploring God’s own country
    Kerala is one of India’s most beautiful states...Read more
  • Mumbai

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  • Goa

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  • Chennai

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  • Maheshwar

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Classic Golden Triangle

Explore the culture and history of northern India
Approx. 8 days
Delhi (3 days) → Agra (2) → Jaipur (3)
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India's Golden Triangle & Tigers

Taj Mahal and Rajasthan tiger safari
Approx. 13 days
Delhi (3 days) → Agra (3) → Ranthambore National Park (2) → Jaipur (3) → Mumbai (2)
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Classic Northern India

The Golden Triangle and Rajasthan by train, plane and automobile
Approx. 21 days
Delhi (3 days) → Agra (3) → Jaipur (3) → Jaisalmer (3) → Udaipur (3) → Mumbai (3)
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Golden Triangle and Goa

A journey through India's cultural triangle and Goan beaches
Approx. 13 days
Delhi (3 days) → Agra (2) → Jaipur (3) → Goa (4)
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Golden Triangle and Rajasthan Extended

A journey into the heart of Rajasthan
Approx. 15 days
Delhi (3 days) → Agra (3) → Ranthambore National Park (2) → Jaipur (3) → Jodhpur (2) → Udaipur (2)
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Beach, Islands and Tigers

Desert island beaches and Royal Bengal tigers
Approx. 11 days
Chennai (1 days) → Andaman and Nicobar Islands (3) → Chennai (1) → Ranthambore National Park (3) → Jaipur (2) → Delhi (1)
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Golden Triangle and Best of Kerala

India's classic route combined with Keralan adventure
Approx. 14 days
Delhi (2 days) → Agra (2) → Jaipur (2) → Kochi (3) → Periyar National Park (2) → Kumarakom (3)
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Things to do in Delhi

Our recommended experiences and activities

Get lost in old Delhi in the Chandni Chowk

Get lost in old Delhi in the Chandni Chowk

Visit Old Delhi, the symbolic heart of India’s capital, and get lost in one of its oldest and busiest markets, the Chandni Chowk. Explore its fascinating history, temples and famous colourful bazaars, selling everything from sweets and saris to jewellery and the delicious jalebis.

Where to go in India

Our recommended places

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