Classic Golden Triangle

Explore the culture and history of northern India

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

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of India on this tour of the famous Golden Triangle. Start with Old Delhi’s maze of alleyways, street food and architecture, before taking the train to Agra. Here, you can take in the beauty of the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, before travelling to the Rajasthani royal capital of Jaipur for culture, art and the spectacular Amer Fort. This trip is the perfect introduction to northern India.

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India's Golden Triangle & Tigers

Taj Mahal and Rajasthan tiger safari

Destinations Duration Approx. 13 days
Destinations Destinations Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan, Mumbai
Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park
Activity Activity Nature & Wildlife, Culture & History, Safari, Luxury, Family

Combine the culture and architecture of India's famed Golden Triangle with a safari deep into rural Rajasthan to see India's famed tigers in the wild. This classic trip takes in India's extraordinary capital Delhi, the Taj Mahal and fort in Agra, tigers and wildlife in Ranthambore National Park and culture in Jaipur before ending in glitzy Mumbai.

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Classic Northern India

The Golden Triangle and Rajasthan by train, plane and automobile

Destinations Duration Approx. 21 days
Destinations Destinations Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan, Mumbai
Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer
Activity Activity Culture & History, Luxury, Cities, Photography, Culinary

Discover fascinating Northern India and the Golden Triangle journeying by planes, trains and automobiles. Experience everything from the Taj Mahal to the silky sand dunes of Jaisalmer with the delights of Jaipur and Udaipur, two of Rajasthan’s most exciting cities, in between.

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Golden Triangle and Goa

A journey through India's cultural triangle and Goan beaches

Destinations Duration Approx. 13 days
Destinations Destinations Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan, Goa
Jaipur
Activity Activity Culture & History, Luxury, Beach, Family, Cities

Satisfy your inner culture vulture and your yearning for the sound of gently lapping waves on this journey to India's Golden Triangle and Goa. Get a snapshot on Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, before jetting south to escape the crowds on an exclusive beach in Goa.

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Golden Triangle and Rajasthan Extended

A journey into the heart of Rajasthan

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

This North India itinerary is India at its finest, most regal and most exciting. Delhi, Jaipur and Jodhpur are treasure troves of fascinating culture, Ranthambore National Park is a land of immense natural diversity with some very famous four-legged residents, and Agra and Udaipur are the ultimate symbols of love, devotion and romance.

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Beach, Islands and Tigers

Desert island beaches and Royal Bengal tigers

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

Fly into Tamil Nadu's Chennai before skipping across to a private resort on Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where you can scuba dive, snorkel through coral reef and explore the islands. After overnighting in Chennai, you'll fly to Rajasthan to search for tigers in Ranthambore National Park, before travelling to cultural Jaipur for art and architecture. End your trip in India's giant capital, Delhi.

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Golden Triangle and Best of Kerala

Destinations Duration Approx. 14 days
Destinations Destinations Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan, Kerala
Jaipur, Kochi, Kumarakom, Periyar National Park
Activity Activity Adventure, Nature & Wildlife, Culture & History, Safari, Conservation, Cities, National Parks

Start your Indian trip in capital Delhi, exploring the Old Town's historic architecture and trying some street food on Chandni Chowk. Travel by train to Agra to see the famous Taj Mahal. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, this monument to love is dedicated to his wife Mumtaz. While in Agra, visit the ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri before heading into Rajasthan and the arty city of Jaipur. Here, you can explore Rajasthan's arts and crafts, alongside its many palaces and mansions. Next, fly to Kochi, where you try Keralan cuisine and explore Fort Kochi's many cultural influences. Head into the jungle and Periyar National Park, home to tigers and elephants before ending your trip on a houseboat trip in Kumarakom.

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