The wonders of the Golden Triangle will capture your imagination during this one-week highlights tour of India. This adventure immerses you in the cultural charms and majestic history of India. Experience the country’s authentic heritage and preserved beauty with private tours from specialist guides that emphasize the grandeur of the past. Uncover layers of tradition and preserved majesty in iconic landmarks, such as the Taj Mahal, the Amber Fortress, the City Palace, and the Qutub Minar.
Delhi – Arrival and Day at your Leisure
Your flight will land at Indira Gandhi International Airport, where your private transfer will greet you upon arrival and escort you to the heart of the fascinating city. You can relax in the comforts of your accommodation before discovering the marvels of the bustling streets at your own pace. The Qutub Minar dates back to the 12th century and soars above the surrounding contemporary park. In the evening, the aromas of the garlic, cardamom, and nutmeg will sweep through the streets.
Delhi – The Old and New City of Delhi
Agra – Private City Tour and Taj Mahal Visit
Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri, Abhaneri, and Sand Dunes
Jaipur – The Famous Pink City of Jaipur
Delhi – Visit the Amber Fort
Delhi – Departure
- Witness the shifting colors of the Taj Mahal’s marble facade during a private tour of the complex at sunset
- Discover the glinting ceilings and walls of the Mirror Palace when touring the Amber Fort in Jaipur
- Traverse the marvelous history and dramatic architecture of the former Mughal capital at Fatehpur Sikri
- View unique architectural features and feats of engineering at the ancient stepwell of Chand Baori
- Wander through the marvels of the Pink City of Jaipur with a knowledgeable guide to uncover the secrets, opulence, and heritage of the Royal Palace
- Enjoy a camel ride into the jungle terrain of Rajasthan, where you will view the burning hues of the sun as it sets over the golden sand dunes
- Delight in the vivacious atmosphere of Chhatta Chowk Bazaar in Delhi when exploring the displays of saris, jewelry, precious stones, and spices
The Golden Triangle consists of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Together, these cities reveal the splendors of history, tradition, and contemporary life of India during your customizable 7-day India tour. Your immersive tour will reflect the layers of Hindu and Muslim heritage with elements of European colonial history. You will follow specialist guides on private tours for remarkable insight into life in India beyond the iconic landmarks. You will also be immersed in India's customs, captivating artistry, and alluring legends.
Your highlights tour of India will begin with your arrival in Delhi, where you will have two nights to explore the bustling capital. Your guide will offer an encompassing tour of the Red Fortress and Bahai temple. You will continue to the famous city of Agra for one night. Your tour of the city will offer distinctive highlights of the monuments and mausoleums as well as fantastic views of the Taj Mahal from across the banks of the Yamuna River.
You will then depart for Jaipur with your private transfer, making several stops along the way, such as at the Moghul capital city of Fatehpur Sikri. You can enjoy a sunset ride into the Rajasthan desert on camelback to find stunning views of the horizon as it glows above the region’s celebrated sand dunes.
Inside Jaipur, you will have guided tours of the iconic sites that commemorate the regal city and its famous pink hues. You can wander through the City Palace, visit the Hawa Mahal, traverse the lanes of Johri Bazaar in search of jewelry, and revel in the opulent halls of the Amber Fortress. You will return to Delhi for one night before your private transfer escorts you to the airport, bringing your memorable highlights of India tour to a close.
$1,045 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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