India Golden Triangle Tour

India’s Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur provides a snapshot of the rich heritage and culture of this amazing country. Experience the grandeur of The Taj Mahal at sunset and sunrise, relive the history of the majestic forts and palaces, walk through beautifully painted Havelis and explore the Qutab Minar with your professional guide.

Touring style: Professional English speaking guide and driver, private basis.

The best time to enjoy this holiday is from October to March.

  • Agra - The Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
  • Sights and sounds of New and Old Delhi
  • Forts and Palaces of the Pink City of Jaipur
India Golden Triangle Tour at a glance
  • Day 1 Delhi Arrival
  • Day 2 Delhi to Jaipur
  • Day 3 Jaipur touring
  • Day 4 Jaipur to Agra
  • Day 5 Agra touring
  • Day 6 Agra to Delhi for departure
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Day 1 Delhi arrival

Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel.

Leave with your guide and driver for a tour of Delhi. Some of the historic places which you would be visiting are the Qutab Minar, constructed by Qutabuddin Aibak during the 12th or 13th century. The India Gate was constructed in the memory of the Indian soldiers who died during the World War II. The Red Fort is located along the banks of the Yamuna River, the Rashtrapati Bhawan, and the Parliament House. The other places which you would be visiting include the Jama Masjid and the Chandni Chowk. The Chandni Chowk is one of the most popular bazaars of Delhi and the Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques located in the country.

We recommend being in Delhi on a Thursday so that you can visit the Sufi shrine at the Nizamuddin quarter to experience the hypnotic dancers and drummers. 

Overnight.

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Day 2 Delhi to Jaipur

Make a morning visit to the Lotus Temple and the Laxmi Narayan Temple. After a short tour of Humayun's Tomb, leave by car to the Pink City of Jaipur. Overnight.

Distance and journey time: 295 km, 6 hrs

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Day 3: Jaipur touring

A full day to tour Amber Fort and Jaipur City Palace. The Amber Fort was once the capital of Jaipur. We will also visit the Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds. Visit the City Palace constructed by Sawai Raja Jai Singh II in the year 134 and the Jantar Mantar which is one of the important astronomical observatories located in the country. Overnight.

Overnight.

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Day 4 Jaipur to Agra

Drive to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri. The city of Fatehpur Sikri was built by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar. From the period between 1570 and 1586, Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of the Mughal Empire. Arrive at your hotel and check-in. In the early evening, you will visit the Taj Mahal for a magical sunset experience. Overnight.

Distance and journey times:

Jaipur to Fatehpur Sikri: 206 km, 3 hrs

Fatehpur Sikri to Agra: 40 km, allow 1.30 hrs 

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Day 5 Agra touring

Begin the day with a visit to the Taj Mahal for sunrise.  Afterwards continue with an excursion to the tomb of Akbar, Sikandra.  From there proceed to visit Agra Fort. Return to Delhi for overnight. This may be by car or by train.

Distance and journey time: 232 km, 4 hrs

Day 6: Delhi departure

Transfer to the airport for departure.

Highlights

Agra city of the Taj Mahal

Agra is home to the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India, the most famous of which is the mesmerising and romantic Taj Mahal.

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Delhi The City of Djinns

Delhi is India’s capital, and a wonderful fusion of old and new, East and West - the extraordinary built heritage of the Mughal Empire, and that of the British.

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Jaipur The Pink City

Jaipur, Rajasthan’s fabulous capital was created in the 18th Century by the Maharajah Jai Singh, and together with Delhi and Agra represents one corner of India’s fabled Golden Triangle.

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Accommodation

Agra, Superior Class
The Trident Agra

Located close to the Taj Mahal, the property is built from the distinctive local stone of Agra Fort in the architectural style of the Mughal era, and set in its own delightful gardens.

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Jaipur, Deluxe Class
Samode Haveli

Located within the historic walled city of Jaipur and dating from the 19th Century, this fabulous haveli, or traditional Rajasthan mansion is still occupied by descendants of the former rulers of Samode, who have created from it a luxury heritage hotel of enormous Indo-Saracenic charm.

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Jaipur, Deluxe Class
Trident Hotel Jaipur

Located conveniently for the stunning red sandstone Jal Mahal Palace and historic Amber Fort, the property is set facing the beautiful Man Sagar Lake.

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Jaipur, Standard Class
Shahpura House

Located in a handsome residential district, the property is a wonderfully eclectic mix of Rajput and Mughal influences, its domed and frescoed façade a fine example of the Shekhawati architectural tradition.

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New Delhi, Deluxe Class
The Imperial

Located centrally on the iconic Janpath – the Queensway of the Raj – this luxury landmark hotel represents the absolute high water mark of British colonial style in India.

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New Delhi, Deluxe Class
The Claridges

Located at the elegant heart of Lutyens’ New Delhi, this handsome landmark property fits perfectly within its late colonial-style setting.

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New Delhi, Superior Boutique
The Manor Hotel

Located in the stylish and exclusive Friends Colony, this charismatic luxury boutique property offers warm hospitality in the most elegant of settings.

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