India Golden Triangle

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Close  Ceramic drawing at an entrance of the Amber Palace in Jaipur.

India Golden Triangle

India's golden triangle is a tourist circuit which connects the national capital Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The Golden Triangle is so called because of the triangular shape formed by the locations of New Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan on a map. This triangle has been dubbed "golden" for the extraordinary wealth of cultural and historical splendour on offer in each of the three cities. The Golden Triangle circuit is a classic introduction to India for first time travellers or those who are short of time while in India.

The tour usually starts in Delhi, capital of India. The "Old" Delhi, founded in the 17th century by the Moghuls, is dominated by the immense Jama Masjid (Great Mosque) and Red Fort. In the South, New Delhi has impressive colonial style architecture designed by Edwin Lutyens in the 1920s. Agra is full of monumental splendours. It boasts a stupendous Moghul fort in the city centre and the ethereally beautiful Taj Mahal. Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan, is home to some of Asia's best bazaars, forts and palaces. 

TRAVEL UNTAMED ON THIS 7-DAY INDIA’s GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR…
And, visit its historical and fascinating cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
 

We Love
  • Internal flights as indicated with private airport transfers and VIP assistance.
  • Chauffeur driven air-conditioned vehicles for all transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours
  • This is a private tour with your own private multilingual guide
  • Accommodation is the most luxurious India has to offer.
  • Trouble-free travel experiences, as we take care of all the logistics, so that you avoid queuing, irritations and delays.
  • Highly personalised itinerary designed by India specialists with insider knowledge.
  • Around-the-clock support with our local contacts throughout India.
Need to Know
  • Taj Mahal is closed on Friday.
  • Domestic flights in India impose a baggage restriction of 15 kgs for check in and 07 kgs for cabin baggage.
  • We can arrange private India tours to coincide with festival dates or organise special activities such as cooking classes, private home hosted dinners, visits to local villages, private ayurvedic remedial massages, meeting with astrologers and many more.
  • We can arrange restaurant and spa reservations, shopping recommendations, private airport transfers, VIP and fast-track airport assistance in many destinations.

India Golden Triangle This tour is focused on the historical sites of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
(7 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur.


Begin in Delhi, the bustling capital of India. With your private guide, explore the historical sites of Old Delhi including Qutab Minar, world’s tallest minaret and a fine example of Indo-Islamic architecture; Humayun’s tomb, Lodi Gardens, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India.

New Delhi in comparison has an imprint of the British architect Edwin Lutyens. Most notably, his shiny examples are the Parliament and the President’s House.

Transfer to Agra, and experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Taj Mahal. Built by a Moghul emperor in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal it is often referred to as a poem in white marble. Tour the splendid Agra fort, built in red sandstone, encapsulating magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and beautiful gardens.

Continue to Jaipur, Rajasthan’s great “Pink City,” visiting the centuries-old ruins at Fatehpur Sikri en route. See the rich architectural legacy of Jaipur’s merchants and maharajas hill forts, palaces, an observatory, temples and havelis (courtyard mansions), surrounded by stark desert.

Take an elephant ride to the 16th century Amber Fort. Browse bazaars selling textiles, leatherwork, perfume, jewellery and Jaipur’s traditional blue pottery. Explore medieval backstreets and marvel at the luminous saris of indigenous tribal women.
 

Day 1 – Arrive
Delhi Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 night stay.

Day 2 – Tour
Delhi Full-day private tour of Old & New Delhi.

Day 3 – Transfer & Tour
Agra Transfer to Agra for overnight stay.
Afternoon private visit to Taj Mahal.

Day 4 – Transfer & Tour
Jaipur Private transfer to Jaipur for 2 nights.
Visit Fatehpur Sikri en route, if desired.

Day 5 – Tour
Jaipur Private city touring, shopping, and elephant ride.

Day 6 – Transfer & Tour
Delhi Private transfer and flight to Delhi for overnight stay.
Afternoon flexible touring and shopping.

Day 7 – Depart
Delhi Private airport transfer.


Hotels

  • Delhi:        The Leela Palace New Delhi or The Imperial New Delhi
  • Agra:         The Oberoi Amarvilas
  • Jaipur:       Rambagh Palace

Check In: 14:00h
Check Out: 12:00h
 

 
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  • Exclusive Tour: your own private multilingual guide throughout the trip  
  • Price Guarantee: costing 25-30% less than similar tours of the same flexibility and quality
  • Tailor Made: customised itinerary to create your dream holiday
  • Duration: shorten or lengthen the tour to suit your wishes
  • Dates: depart and return whenever you choose
  • Hotels: change hotel grade to suit your budget
  • Group Discounts: call 020 8350 6199

Getting There All major international airlines fly to India’s main airports: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Airports tend to be on the outskirts of cities. Pre-paid taxi services and auto-rickshaws are stationed outside the terminus to get you into the city.

When to go The best time to travel to India is between September and March. Summer starts in April and by June, it becomes very hot. By July there is the south-west monsoon, which brings heavy rains to the west coast. September is a generally a clear month though later, between October and December there may be a reverse pattern called the north-east monsoon that appears in the Bay of Bengal, bringing rains to the east coast. The best time for trekking in the Indian Himalaya is between April and November but it varies from region to region and the altitude you are planning to reach.