Agra Fort

12 day sample itinerary

India's Golden Triangle with Rajasthan

Iconic, historic and romantic

This private tour allows you to experience the Golden Triangle historic sites before visiting India's most romantic cities and the glorious palaces of Rajasthan. Unveil intricate buildings built into the hills, stunning lakes and rugged fortresses, which tell their incredible history as if it were a page from yesterday.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Delhi's temples and mosques
  • Splendour of the Taj Mahal
  • Ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Jaipur's romantic palaces
  • Magic of sacred Pushkar Lake
  • Jodhpur's Mehrangarh Fort
  • Majestic Udaipur City Palace

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

Duration
12 days
Guide Price
£1,959 per person
Price based on
Based on 31 July 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with Jet Airways, meal basis as per itinerary.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis, Escorted

Itinerary Breakdown

Meet and transfer to your Delhi hotel for an overnight stay. You could even upgrade to The Leela Palace New Delhi for your first two evenings in Delhi, start the tour in true luxury.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - The Suryaa or similar / Superior Tour - Taj Palace, New Delhi or similar

Today your tour starts with a city tour of India's best known city. Explore both New and Old Delhi, see the contrasting architecture from ancient forts to intricate monuments to modern a growing modern skyline. Why not try some of the street food and visit the local markets for a truly authentic visit. Overnight at Delhi hotel.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - The Suryaa or similar / Superior Tour - Taj Palace, New Delhi or similar

Transfer today to Agra. The 4 hour drive will get you into this infamous city for early afternoon. After checking in to your hotel enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. 

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Radisson Agra or similar / Superior Tour - ITC Mughal or similar

This morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal at sunrise. This architectural marvel took 17 years to complete and is a perfectly proportioned masterpiece fashioned from white marble. Later visit the Agra Fort containing private and public halls and other palaces. 

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Radisson Agra or similar / Superior Tour - ITC Mughal or similar

This morning visit the city of Fatehpur Sikri before continuing on to Jaipur. After the 6 hour drive check in to your hotel. 

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Holiday Inn City Centre or similar / Superior Tour - Le Meridien or similar

After breakfast depart for the Amber Fort and visit the classic, romantic Rajasthani Palace. En route you will have a brief photography stop at Hawa Mahal – the Palace of the Wind. In the afternoon take a sightseeing tour of the city visiting the Maharaja's City Palace, the former Royal residence and later visit the Jantar Mantar, which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Holiday Inn City Centre or similar / Superior Tour - Le Meridien or similar

Depart for Pushkar, a lakefront town bursting with charm and character. Visit the infamous Brahma Temple, said to be the seat of Brahma, one of the Hindu holy trinity who is worshiped as the creator of this world.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Jagat Palace or similar / Superior Tour - Ananta Spa & Resort or similar

Drive to Jodhpur (3 hours) for a sightseeing tour visiting the Mehrangarh Fort. This is one of the most impressive and formidable structures in Rajasthan, standing over 30 metres in splendour on a cliff, 120 metres above the skyline of Jodhpur and is one of the finest examples of a Hindu fortress.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Park Plaza or similar / Superior Tour - Taj Gateway or similar

Depart for Udaipur (6 hours drive) and en route visit Ranakpur, iconic with its 1444 pillars in the main temple, no two of which are the same. Visit Surya Temple and other Jain temples a little distance away.

Points of Interest

  • Surya Temple
  • Ranakpur

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Ramada or similar / Superior Tour - Trident or similar

Enjoy the day in Udaipur starting with a morning city tour, including the City Palace which was built in 1725 and houses various ornately decorated buildings including the Palace of Lord Krishna.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - Ramada or similar / Superior Tour - Trident or similar

Depart Udaipur by flight to Delhi. Once you arrive at your hotel the rest of your last full day is at leisure before you depart for your onward travels tomorrow. You can upgrade to The Leela Palace for the evening if you fancy. 

Overnight Accommodation

  • Standard Tour - The Suryaa or similar / Superior Tour - Taj Palace, New Delhi or similar

Depart Delhi for your onward flight.