India's Golden Triangle

The classic North India itinerary

Destinations Duration Approx. 8 days
Destinations Destinations Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan
Jaipur
Activity Activity Nature & Wildlife, Culture & History, Luxury, Cities, Photography, Birdwatching

The classic route around northern India, calling at the three points of the famed Golden Triangle: Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. You’ll be in photo overdrive, snapping away at the jaw-dropping scenes you’ll encounter. The frenetic energy and charm of Old Delhi, overlooked by the Red Fort, with its narrow streets jammed with people, rickshaws and wares is an experience unlike any other. By contrast, the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, with its perfectly symmetrical construction, is a place of devotion, beauty and tranquillity. And when Jaipur is thrown into the mix, you’ll experience the richness of Rajasthan’s historical and cultural heritage, with spectacular palaces, observatories and modern-day artisans who continue to produce beautiful metalwork, textiles and gems.

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Hidden India

A fresh perspective on the popular Golden Triangle route

Destinations Duration Approx. 23 days
Destinations Destinations Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan
Jodhpur, Jaipur, Ajabgarh, Nagaur, Narlai, Udaipur, Delwara, Jaisalmer
Activity Activity Nature & Wildlife, Culture & History, Luxury, Cities

The Taj Mahal is the most visited hot spot in India, but that doesn't mean you're limited to following the crowds around the Golden Triangle tourist trail. This is a vast and fascinatingly varied country and opportunities abound for getting out onto the road less travelled. This route starts in Delhi, where contemporary and historical India meet in all their glory. From here you head by first class train to Agra, home to the Taj Mahal and other equally impressive but lesser celebrated sites such as the Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Next you'll drive through spectacular country for a stop at Ajabgarh before reaching fabled pink city of Jaipur. Next you'll head on to Nagaur, then Jodhpur, followed by the unknown gem of Narlai, deep in rural Rajasthan. Finally round off your epic journey in Udaipur, stopping off at Delwara on the way.

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Tigers & The Taj

Golden Triangle and tiger safari

Destinations Duration Approx. 15 days
Destinations Destinations Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan
Jodhpur, Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park, Udaipur
Activity Activity Nature & Wildlife, Culture & History, Safari, Luxury, Cities

Take in two of India's icons in one trip: the architectural marvels of the Golden Triangle, and the famed Indian tigers of Ranthambore National Park. Spend a few days exploring Delhi before venturing out by train to Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. From here divert from the well-trodden Golden Triangle route and instead dive into Ranthambore National Park for a thrilling few days of tiger safari from a luxurious tented camp. Once you've filled your memory card with photos return to legendary Jaipur, the city which encapsulates all of Rajasthan's colour and heritage. From here head to Jodhpur for yet more glorious architecture, before finally arriving in Udaipur, where the City Palace and labyrinthine streets will keep you absorbed for at least two days.

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Islands and Tigers

Exceptional Indian safari and beach itinerary

Destinations Duration Approx. 11 days
Destinations Destinations Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Rajasthan
Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park, Chennai
Activity Activity Nature & Wildlife, Culture & History, Safari, Luxury, Beach

An exceptional route that combines some of India's best architecture, wildlife and beaches. Arrive to Delhi for a couple days acclimation to the pace and buzz of India's second largest city and spend some time exploring the old town by guided tour. From here head to Jaipur and spend a day or two exploring the glorious architecture of the 'pink city.' From Jaipur make a diversion into rural Rajasthan with several days spotting tigers from a tented safari camp in Ranthambore National Park, before returning to Jaipur for an internal flight to Chennai on India's south-eastern coast. Saving the best for last, you'll take another flight out across the Bay of Bengal to the remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands for the ultimate Robinson Crusoe experience on pristine desert island beaches.

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