13 nights from

£2995

The Taj Tour

NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
(limited dates/availability)
SOLO GROUP DEPARTURES
17 September 2024 & 16 September 2025

Explore the temples and palaces of India’s Golden Triangle, the Sikh city of Amritsar, modern Chandigarh, and Himalayan Shimla, while staying at prestigious Taj Hotels throughout

An intriguing, insightful and entertaining introduction to India’s religious, colonial, and cultural heritage, our Taj Tour also offers all the comfort and service of the Taj Hotel group, from their modern classics in Amritsar, Chandigarh, Shimla and Agra, to the rich décor of the Delhi property, heritage Jaipur palace, and original Taj on Mumbai’s waterfront, the country’s oldest and most famous hotel; all at a special tariff which includes dinner every evening. We start the tour in Amritsar, its Golden Temple the crown jewel in this sacred Sikh city; drive east to the gardens and modernist architecture of Chandigarh; and into the Himalayas to serenely scenic Theog, from where we explore beguiling Shimla’s lavish colonial monuments and lively shopping streets. A fabulous experience follows with the superbly scenic journey of the ‘Toy Train’ to Kalka, switching to the Shatabdi Express for Delhi, assaulting the senses with a chaos of cultural heritage, and countless relics of its chequered past. Our next destination is India’s most famous and most photographed place, Agra’s inimitable Taj Mahal; and we continue by road to the Mughal town of Fatehpur Sikri; Jaipur, the regal Pink City of palaces; and Mumbai’s Raj-era monuments.

Overview

  • Flight  - 1 night
  • Amritsar  - 2 nights
  • Chandigarh  - 1 night
  • Shimla area  - 2 nights
  • Delhi  - 2 nights
  • Agra  - 1 night
  • Jaipur  - 3 nights
  • Mumbai  - 1 night
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Tour Highlights

  • Stay in the historic 5-star Taj Hotels
  • Visit the Golden Temple of Amritsar
  • See the largest community kitchen
  • Take the ‘Toy Train’ to Kalka
  • Enjoy the sunrise over the Taj Mahal
  • Visit the Pink City of Jaipur

Explore the temples and palaces of India’s Golden Triangle, the Sikh city of Amritsar, modern Chandigarh, and Himalayan Shimla, while staying at prestigious Taj Hotels throughout

Accommodation

Taj Swarna - Amritsar

This new 5-star hotel embodies Punjab’s history, art and culture. Restaurants, bars, gym, spa, pool and WiFi (free). 157 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Taj Chandigarh - Chandigarh

A 5-star hotel with sophisticated architecture and interiors. Restaurants, bar, gym, spa, pool and WiFi (free). 149 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Taj Theog - Shimla

The newly opened 5-star Taj Theog is scenically located surrounded by the dramatic Himalayan Ranges above Shimla. Restaurants and bar with views of the Himalayas, indoor pool, gym, spa and WiFi (free). 99 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Taj Mahal Hotel - Delhi

The Taj Mahal, New Delhi, is a 5-star hotel which has been recently renovated and provides timeless appeal with contemporary charm. Situated in the heart of the city, the hotel offers a unique vantage point with views of the leafy boulevards of Lutyens Delhi and is close by to all of Delhi’s historic sites. The hotel offers 6 restaurants including a wine bar, wellness centre with outdoor pool and gardens. Hotel rooms have private facilities plus air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi and a TV and tea & coffee making facilities.

Taj Hotel & Convention Centre - Agra

A luxury 5-star hotel providing the perfect vantage point to take in the many riches of Agra. A selection of restaurants, bar, rooftop infinity pool with magical views of the Taj Mahal, spa, fitness centre and WiFi (free). 239 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar and satellite TV.

Jai Mahal Palace - Jaipur

Designed with an Indo Saracenic style of architecture, this heritage hotel is located downtown, close to the historical monuments. Restaurants, bar, pool, gym and WiFi (free). 100 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Taj Mahal Palace - Mumbai

This 5-star hotel is Mumbai’s first harbour landmark and was featured in the BBC 2 series 'Hotel India' focused on life behind the scenes at India's oldest and most famous hotel. Overlooking the Gateway of India with a panoramic view of the bay with restaurants, bar, pool, gym, spa and WiFi (free). 560 rooms with the perfect blend of rich history and modern convenience with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Extension Options

Indian Wildlife Extension

Discover more of India’s wildlife within Kanha National Park and Bandhavgarh National Park, including four game drives and a chance to see tigers, Indian bison, dholes, swamp deer, leopards, bears and birdlife.

Note: The national parks are closed from July to 14th October.

Chitvan Jungle Lodge - Kanha National Park

Chitvan Jungle Lodge is located on 6 hectares of land and shares its boundry with the Kanha Tiger Reserve of Madhya Pradesh. Restaurant, bar, pool, gym and spa. 18 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, mini-fridge and tea/coffee making facilities.

Bandhav Vilas - Bandhavgarh

Located 3km from the Bandhavgarh National Park. Restaurants, bar, pool and spa. 20 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Vivanta by Taj Dwarka - Delhi

A 5-star airport hotel with 4 restaurants, bar, swimming pool, gym, spa and WiFi (free). 250 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Departures & Prices

per person in a twin/double room
Virgin Atlantic from Heathrow

September
September 17 (Tuesday)
  • Solo Group Departure
October
October 15 (Tuesday)
November
November 5 (Tuesday)
  • 3 Places Remaining
November 26 (Tuesday)
Price Includes:

Air travel and taxes, transfers, 12 nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, 3 lunches and 12 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.

Not Included:

Travel insurance, visa procurement, optional excursions, overseas airport taxes, tipping, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.

Supplements per person

Single Supplement
  • No Single Supplement (limited availability)
  • 2024: Sep 17
  • 2025: Sep, Oct

  • 2024: Oct, Nov
  • £995
  • 2025: Jan, Feb, Mar, Oct, Nov
  • £1085
  • 2025: Apr, Aug
  • £715
Flight Options
  • British Airways from Heathrow
  • On request, please call
  • British Airways World Traveller Plus
  • On request, please call
  • British Airways Club World
  • On request, please call
  • Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy
  • On request, please call
  • Virgin Atlantic Upper Class
  • On request, please call
Privately Guided
  • Privately guided options available based on 2+ people
  • On request, please call
Tour Only
  • Arrival or departure transfer
  • £49
Extension Options
  • Indian Wildlife Extension (5 nights)
  • 2024: Nov 10
  • £1455
  • 2025: Feb, Mar
  • £1600

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