A unique and exceptional opportunity to explore India’s fascinating Golden Triangle including Delhi, Agra and the Taj Mahal with an optional excursion to princely Jaipur and the chance to spot tigers in Sariska National Park!
Flight - 1 night
Delhi - 1 night
Agra - 1 night
Sariska - 3 nights
Flight - 1 night
A unique and exceptional opportunity to explore the fascinating India’s Golden Triangle including a stay in a safari loge in Sariska for a complete introduction to the amazing experience that is India, This tour is 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-May).
Culture & Countryside
4 UNESCO Sites
Jules Verne Sightseeing
No Single Supplement
Local Expert Guide
Group Size: 4 – 28
Day 1 Fly overnight to Delhi.
Day 2 On arrival, transfer to the 4-star WelcomHotel Delhi for overnight. Afternoon visit of Qutab Minar. (D)
Day 3 Tour of Old Delhi, visit Jama Mosque, Raj Ghat and take a rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk. Drive past India Gate, Red Fort and Government buildings. 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 Sariska (7 hrs), visiting en route Abhaneri Stepwell and Harshat Mata Temple. Three nights at 4-star Sariska Safari Lodge. (B, D)
Day 5 Early morning game drive in Sariska National Park by shared jeep safari with a naturalist. Afternoon optional game drive by shared jeep safari (£36, pre-bookable). (B, D)
Day 6 Optional day excursion to Jaipur (£35, pre-bookable) including visit of the City Palace, Observatory and view of the ‘Palace of the Winds’. (B, D)
Day 7 Visit to the 17th century Bhangarh Fort and enjoy a village walk. Travel to Delhi (7 hrs) for your overnight return flight to London. (B)
Day 8 Arrive in London.
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.
A peaceful sanctuary nestled in the Aravali Hills, this 4-star safari lodge is aesthetically designed with locally sourced material and offers absolute comfort. Restaurant, bar and WiFi (free). 11 air-conditioned cottages with private facilities, hairdryer, 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.
Discover more wildlife or continue your search for the elusive tiger with our new Ranthambore extension including two games drives in India’s most fascinating National Park and a chance to see sloth bears, sambar deers, leopards, wild boars and birdlife.
Note: The national park is closed from July to September.
Single supplement £95
Day 1 Visit to the 17th century Bhangarh Fort and enjoy a village walk. Travel to Ranthambore (5 hrs) for two nights at the 4-star Ranthambore Regency, situated just ten minutes away from the National Park. Evening tiger talk by a naturalist. (B, L, D)
Day 2 Early morning and afternoon shared jeep safari in Ranthambore National Park. Time to relax by the pool. (B, L, D)
Day 3 Early morning train to Delhi (5 hrs) for overnight at the 4- star WelcomHotel. Evening at leisure. (B)
Day 4 Return flight to London. (B)
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.
per person in a twin/double room
British Airways from Heathrow
Supplements per person
NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
2022: Jan 28, Oct 14, Nov 11
Double for sole use £145
British Airways World Traveller Plus from £395
British Airways Club World from £1795
Game drive by jeep £36
Extension - Ranthambore
Single supplement £95
Extra nights - Ranthambore
Ranthambore Regency (Full board) £95
Single Supplement £15
Optional Jeep Safari Ranthambore £50
Departure transfer £15
Extra nights - Delhi
Welcomhotel Delhi (per night) £35 (Apr-Sep £30)
Single supplement £25 (Apr-Sep £20)
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.
Arrival or departure transfer add £24
Air travel and taxes, transfers, 5 nights' accommodation, breakfast daily, 5 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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