An amazing offer to visit India’s Golden Triangle from the Taj Mahal to princely Jaipur and the chance to spot tigers – an excellent introduction to the amazing experience that is India
16 April 2021
Flight - 1 night
Delhi - 1 night
Agra - 1 night
Ranthambore - 2 nights
Jaipur - 2 nights
Gurgaon - 1 night
An exceptional opportunity has arisen to travel on a classic itinerary of India’s Golden Triangle plus Ranthambore, ideal for a first-time visitor but also suitable for the returning traveller.
The itinerary combines many aspects of India including fascinating cities, religious heritage, colourful markets, Indian food, wonderful scenery, wildlife experience and absorbing street and countryside scenes.
January to March are the preferred, cooler months of travel to India but the chances of spotting tigers increase in the drier season (April-June).
Culture & Countryside
5 UNESCO Sites
Jules Verne Sightseeing
3 Lunches & 6 Dinners
Local Expert Guide
Group Size: 8 – 22
Day 1 Fly overnight from your chosen airport to Delhi.
Day 2 On arrival, transfer to the 4-star WelcomHotel Delhi for overnight. Afternoon visit of Qutab Minar. (L)
Day 3 Tour of Delhi visiting New Delhi and Old Delhi, Visit Jama Mosque, Raj Ghat and take a rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk. Travel to Agra (4 hrs) and visit Agra Fort. Sunset view of the Taj Mahal from across the river. Overnight at the 3-star Clarks Shiraz. (B, D)
Day 4 Sunrise at the Taj Mahal. Drive to Ranthambore (7 hrs), visiting en route Abhaneri Stepwell and Harshat Mata Temple with lunch at Umaid Lake Palace. Two nights at 4-star Ranthambore Regency. Enjoy a ‘Tiger Talk’ by a naturalist. (B, L, D)
Day 5 Early morning game drive by shared canters in Ranthambore National Park. Afternoon optional game drive by jeep (£36, pre-bookable). (B, L, D)
Day 6 Travel to Jaipur (4 hrs). Two nights at the heritage Mandawa Haveli. Rickshaw ride through the colourful markets and old Jaipur. Free time to explore. (B, D)
Day 7 Visit the City Palace, Observatory and view the ‘Palace of the Winds’. Free time to explore. Dinner at a specially chosen Indian home. (B, D)
Day 8 Visit Amber Fort. Drive to Gurgaon (4 hrs). Overnight at the4-star Hyatt Place Gurgaon. (B, D)
Day 9 Return flight. (B)
This is a full itinerary with some visits on foot with steps and uneven surfaces.
Conveniently located, this 4-star hotel offers an inclusive blend of contemporary design and International services standards, offering a unique experience. Restaurants, bar, pool, gym and WiFi (free). 390 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
Located close to the Taj Mahal this 3-star hotel has restaurants, bar, pool, gym, spa and WiFi (chargeable). 237 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
The Ranthambore Regency is a 4-star family run hotel with a restaurant, bar, pool, spa and WiFi (free). 72 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
A charming heritage hotel centrally located and originally built in 1896 as the town house (Haveli) of one of the rulers of Mandawa. Restaurant, bar, pool and WiFi (free). 17 air-conditioned rooms, each slightly different as heritage property, with private facilities, hairdryer, safe, mini-fridge, TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
A 4- star hotel, conveniently located close to shopping malls and entertainment spots. Restaurant, bar, pool, gym and WiFi (free). 176 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
Time to relax or see even more of India!
No one can cover all of India on one tour, so why not make the most of your time in India by choosing further experiences?
We invite you to customise your tour by adding one or more extensions from our great range shown on the following pages. Relax in a resort or discover more of India with our specialist guides.
Also please consider adding extra nights before the tour if you would like to draw breath after the flight to India or stay on to reflect, relax or explore independently. Extra nights can also be added to most extensions. Please talk to one of our knowledgeable Personal Travel Experts to let us know what you are looking for and they will work out the best way. Sometimes extra transfers, internal flights and nights are recommended or needed, and sometimes two extensions can be combined into a more logical sequence.
per person in a twin/double room
British Airways from Heathrow
16 April 2021
Supplements per person
NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Jan 29, Mar 12, Apr 2, Jun 11
Solo Group Departure
(No Single Supplement)
Double for sole use £195
British Airways World Traveller Plus from £395
British Airways Club World from £1795
Emirates from Gatwick, Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham or Glasgow £95
Virgin Atlantic from Heathrow – nil
Extra nights - Delhi
Welcomhotel Delhi (per night) £35 (Apr-Sep £30)
Single supplement £25 (Apr-Sep £20)
Extra nights - Gurgaon
Hyatt Place (per night) £35 (Apr-Sep £30)
Single supplement £35 (Apr-Sep £30)
We offer a wide variety of pre- and post-tour extensions, click here for more information.
Pre/post tour extra nights and transfers are available.
Game drive by jeep £36
Add £195 per person
Arrival or departure transfer add £22
Air travel and taxes, transfers, 7 nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, 3 lunch and 6 dinners, itinerary as described, services of guides and local representatives. If our specially negotiated airfares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply.
Travel insurance, visa procurement, optional excursions, tipping, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.
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