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    Tailing the tiger
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    Jaipur's Amber Fort
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    Fatehpur Sikri
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    Sightseeing in New Delhi
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    The majestic Taj Mahal
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The Golden Triangle and Tiger Trail - Private Tour

The Golden Triangle and Tiger Trail - Private Tour


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Discover Old and New Delhi, Jaipur and Agra

Unveiling the highlights of India's famed Golden Triangle, this exhilarating tour lets you to experience the rich history of Delhi, the regal splendour of Jaipur and the romantic lure of Agra, home to the iconic Taj Mahal. Plus, you’ll venture in to the UNESCO-listed Ranthambore National Park, once the royal hunting grounds of Rajasthani kings, in search of the elusive Bengal tiger.

This private holiday includes an exclusive tour manager, local guides and private transportation with your own driver, ensuring the once-in-a-lifetime moments are just for you.


A car with a tickVIP door-to-door travel service from anywhere on the UK mainland

Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Bed9 nights in hotels and 1 in flight

Dinner plate19 meals: 9 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) and 9 dinners (D)

PersonPrivate tour manager and private driver

Plus all this...

  • Return flights and private transfers
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Porterage at all hotels
  • Tourist visa for full British citizens resident in the UK

MapPrivate excursions and visits

  • Tour of Old and New Delhi
  • Visit to the Amber Fort
  • Maharaja's City Palace and the Jantar Mantar observatory
  • Two safaris in Ranthambore National Park
  • Tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Visit the Taj Mahal around sunrise
  • Agra Fort visit

HeadphonesUse of audio headsets on guided tours

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Day 1 UK-Delhi

After taking your included VIP door-to-door travel service to the airport, depart on your overnight flight to Delhi.

Day 2 Delhi

Canopy and India Gate in New Delhi, India

Upon arrival, take your private transfer to the locally rated 5-star The Connaught, New Delhi - IHCL SeleQtions (4Q), your base for the next two nights. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure and a welcome reception with tea and cookies this evening. D

Day 3 Delhi

Raj Ghat - Mahatma Gandhi Crematorium Site, Delhi

Discover the colourful street life, beautiful parks and varied architectural styles of this ancient city on an included sightseeing tour.

In Old Delhi, you'll visit the Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi’s mortal remains were cremated, the Jama Masjid – India’s largest mosque – and the commercial area of Chandni Chowk. In New Delhi you'll see the India Gate war memorial, visit the Mausoleum of Emperor Humayun and the Sikh temple, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara. D

Day 4 Delhi-Jaipur

Qutub Minar minaret

Visit the 12th-century Qutub Minar minaret, at 71-metres high, the tallest brick-built minaret in the world. Afterwards, see your first glimpses of rural India today as you make the long drive to Jaipur, which may take in excess of six hours, dependent upon traffic.

Stay three nights at the locally rated 5-star LaLit Jaipur. B, D

Day 5 Jaipur

Astronomical instrument at Jantar Mantar observatory, Jaipur

Enjoy a full day of sightseeing starting at Amber Fort, a classic, romantic Rajasthani Fort Palace. Inside the Amber Fort you can contrast stark early palaces with those built after the Rajput court adopted Mughal influences, resulting in the lavishly ornamental later palaces, especially the palace of mirrors. This afternoon visit the Maharaja's City Palace, some of which is still used by Jaipur's Royal family.

Later visit the Jantar Mantar – the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world. You'll drive past Hawa Mahal – the Palace of the Winds. This five-storey building has 953 sandstone windows from which the royal ladies could watch life going on outside without being seen. B, D

Day 6 Jaipur

Birla Mandir Hindu temple in Jaipur, India

Today is at leisure. Alternatively, join an optional morning visit to Jaigarh Fort. One of the most spectacular and intact forts in India, it sits on top of the hill above Amber Fort to which it is connected by 'secret' passages. This evening there's the option to see the Aarti ceremony at the modern, white marble Birla Temple, where brilliantly costumed and ornamented idols of Lord Ram and Sita are presented and greeted with holy chanting. B, D

Day 7 Jaipur-Ranthambore

Lake at Ranthambore

This morning, you'll be driven to Ranthambore where you'll stay at the locally rated 4-star Ranthambore Regency Hotel (4Q) for two nights. B, D

Day 8 Ranthambore

Ranthambore National Park

This morning, visit the largest wildlife reserve in Northern India, Ranthambore National Park – Rajasthan's first tiger reserve – for a safari by open-topped bus. The park is home to sambar, the largest species of Asiatic deer, a wealth of birds, crocodiles and, of course, tigers.

After lunch, enjoy another safari. Relax at your hotel tonight. B, L, D

Day 9 Ranthambore-Agra

Fatehpur Sikri, India

Early this morning travel to Sawai Madhopur railway station to board the train for Bharatpur. On arrival you'll visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri. Built in 1571, it was the Mughal capital for just 14 years, before being abandoned. Made of red sandstone, it combines influences from both Hindu and Mughal architecture.

Your journey continues to Agra and the locally rated 5-star Taj Convention Centre (4Q), where you stay for the next two nights. B, D

Day 10 Agra

Morning view of the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal in Agra is celebrated for its architectural magnificence and aesthetic beauty. Built by Shah Jahan in 1560 in memory of his queen Mumtaz Mahal it's constructed in white marble and took 22 years and over 20,000 workers and craftsmen to complete.

Join an included excursion this morning to see this fabulous building in the early morning sun. After breakfast at the hotel you'll visit the 16th-century Agra Fort, near the gardens of the Taj Mahal. This powerful fortress of red sandstone encompasses many fairy-tale palaces and two very beautiful mosques. The afternoon is at leisure. B, D

Day 11 Agra-Delhi-UK

This morning you will have a very early departure from Agra for the private transfer to Delhi airport, a journey of approximately five hours for your return daytime flight, arriving in the afternoon for your included VIP door-to-door travel service home. B


The Golden Triangle and Tiger Trail - Private Tour