India's Golden Triangle and the Tigers of Ranthambore

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Price per person
from £1,552

Price based on
London Heathrow
20th Apr 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 10 days

  • Northern India

  • Active pace

  • Small group tour

An Old Delhi rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk, an amber sun on Taj Mahal white marble, a tiger stalking on a desert-scrub safari: just a handful of perfect moments on this captivating Indian odyssey.

At a glance


  • Delhi Climb aboard a cycle rickshaw and experience the stirring clamour of Old Delhi.
  • Taj Mahal Visit Agra’s iconic ivory-white marble mausoleum of Mumtaz Mahal.
  • Jaipur Wander the peaceful temple gardens and opulent state rooms of the Amber Fort.
  • Ranthambore National Park Search for Bengal tigers on a two-day safari.
India's Golden Triangle and the Tigers of Ranthambore

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Customer Reviews

The holiday was fast paced but thoroughly exciting. The Hotels used...

21st November 2017
Trusted Customer

The holiday was fast paced but thoroughly exciting. The Hotels used were very good and service excellent. The tour director was brilliant and very knowledgeable.

On the whole the tour was very interesting and well...

11th October 2017
Trusted Customer

On the whole the tour was very interesting and well organised. However we thought that there were slightly too many religious monuments to look at that were pretty much the same and required a great deal of travel between them. It would have been nice to knock a couple of these off and visit a developed part of India to have a contrast. A spare hour or two here and there would also have been good to wind down, but there were quite a lot of late arrivals back in the evening and early starts.

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16th May 2017
Trusted Customer

Great hotels, fantastic tour guide,...

25th February 2017
Trusted Customer

Great hotels, fantastic tour guide,

Overview

An Old Delhi rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk, an amber sun on Taj Mahal white marble, a tiger stalking on a desert-scrub safari: just a handful of perfect moments on this captivating Indian odyssey.

Total meals included:

  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

Depart UK

Day
1

No meals included

Arrive Delhi

Day
2

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure. This evening meet your tour director for a welcome dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Delhi

Day
3

This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi including a cycle rickshaw ride. Drive past Red Fort, visit Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid mosque and experience a walk in the alleys of Chandni Chowk. Also included is a visit to the ancient stepwell Agrasen ki Baoli, which has 103 steps with a series of carved chambers and passages. Also see Qutub Minar and Humayun's Tomb. Drive past India Gate, Parliament House & Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Delhi - Agra

Day
4

Travel to Agra. Visit Agra Fort and the unforgettable Taj Mahal at sunset. Also witness the intricate art of the 350 year old of Pietre Dura or marble inlay work.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur

Day
5

En-route to Jaipur stop at Fatehpur Sikri, an abandoned ghost town. Wander around the elegant courtyards, sandstone palaces and victory gate of this eerie city. Later, visit the ancient step wells in Abhaneri before arriving in Jaipur. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Jaipur

Day
6

Today, visit the stunning Amber Fort, also known as 'Sleeping beauty of Rajasthan'. This legendary fortress palace hides a rich and elaborate interior. Also see the Anokhi Museum of Hand block printing, City Palace museum followed by time at the local bazaars. Enjoy a visit to taste the local confectionery at a heritage sweetshop. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Jaipur - Ranthambore National Park

Day
7

Your tiger adventure starts today as you drive to Ranthambore National Park. Fringed by rocky escarpments, the lush forests and dusty scrubland of Ranthambore is home to its famous tigers, and is the only place in Rajasthan where they can be seen in the wild. On arrival leave your footprint as you plant a tree. This afternoon is the first of the Safari tours in search of the tigers in Ranthambore National Park.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Ranthambore

Day
8

Enjoy a morning Safari tour in Ranthambore National Park to see the protected tigers. The tigers in the park are famous for being seen during the day due to their lack of fear of human presence in jeeps. Other wildlife that might be seen are leopards, striped hyenas, sambar deer, sloth bears and Indian wild boar. After lunch experience an afternoon safari in search of the tigers of Ranthambore. Also included is a visit to a centre working towards women's empowerment. See the village community in Ranthambore and their local craftsmanship.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Ranthambore - Delhi (by Train)

Day
9

In the morning, transfer to the Railway Station for the train journey to Delhi. Travel on the train in tourist class. On arrival transfer to the hotel in Gurgaon.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Delhi - UK

Day
10

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Things to note

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard

Day 6: Anokhi Museum visit is subject to opening times. 

Day 9: Optional Cinematic theatre show and dinner at the Kingdom of Dreams is subject to opening times. 

A visa is required to travel on this tour. Please refer to www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice prior to departure for the latest requirements and how to apply.

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Delhi: Picadilly or Radisson Blu;
  • Agra: Jaypee Palace or Radisson;
  • Jaipur: Holiday Inn City Centre;
  • Ranthambore: Ranthambore Regency;
  • Gurgaon/Delhi: Country Inn & Suites.

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