Experience a taste of India on this
outstanding introductory tour of the
country’s most celebrated sights.
Exploring the Golden Triangle, this
journey combines imperial Delhi with
the legendary Taj Mahal at Agra and a
3-night stay in the princely city of Jaipur,
culminating in the beautiful hills of
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Overnight flight from London to Delhi with
Virgin Atlantic. (N)
Arrive in Delhi in the morning and transfer to Taj
Mahal (or similar) hotel for 1 night. Afternoon
tour of Old Delhi, including the Red Fort, Jama
Masjid mosque and Raj Ghat. (D)
Morning tour of New Delhi with a drive
past India Gate and the former viceregal
residence, both fine examples of British imperial
architecture. Continue to the tomb of the
Mughal emperor Humayun and the Qutab
Minar tower. Afternoon drive to Agra and stay
for 2 nights at The Gateway Hotel Fatehabad Road (or similar). (B, D)
Early morning visit to the Taj Mahal, arriving in
time for sunrise. After breakfast, visit the tomb
of Itmad-ud-Daulah and Agra Fort. This evening,
visit Mehtab Bagh, a 400-year-old Mughal
garden on the banks of the Yamuna, to see the
sun set over the Taj Mahal. (B, D)
Morning drive to the deserted sandstone city of
Fatehpur Sikri. Continue to the pink city of Jaipur
for 3 nights at the Ramgarh Lodge (or similar).
(B, L, D)
After breakfast, visit the ancient palace of
Amber Fort and then the City Palace in the
afternoon, home of the present maharaja. (B, D)
A day at leisure to relax, explore Jaipur’s many
bazaars or take an optional tour of the ghost
town of Bhangarh. (B, D)
Drive to Delhi in the morning and stay overnight
at the Taj Mahal (or similar) hotel. (B, D)
Take the morning express train to Kalka followed
by the narrow gauge mountain railway toy
train ride to Shimla. Stay at the Oberoi Cecil in
Shimla, the British summer capital during the
Raj era, for 3 nights. (B, L, D)
At leisure. (B, D)
Drive to Chandigarh this morning and connect
with the express train to Delhi. Stay overnight at
the Taj Mahal (or similar) hotel. (B, D)
Morning transfer to the airport. Fly to London
with Virgin Atlantic. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch,
D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour may
be taken on a private basis with a private driver
and guided excursions, the guideline prices for
which are shown in the price table. Alternatively,
the itinerary can be tailored to suit your specific
requirements. For a price quote, please call 020
7808 6788 or email email@example.com.
Superior tours are typically
based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Due to changes to seasonal
schedules and opening times, there are minor
itinerary variations for certain departure
dates. Please check with your Cox & Kings
tour consultant for details.
The Gateway Hotel Fatehabad Road Agra (previously the Taj View) has 100 rooms, some of which have views of the Taj Mahal, which is located only 1 kilometre from the hotel. Facilities include 2 restaurants serving a range of Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisine, and a swimming pool and...
Built in the late 1930s, The Gateway Hotel Ramgarh Lodge Jaipur (previously Ramgarh Lodge) was once the favourite hunting retreat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Located around 40 km from Jaipur, this rustic lodge set in the forested Aravalli exudes an air of history. The lodge was converted into a hotel in the late 1980s and is now managed by the Taj group of hotels. All 13 rooms and suites are spacious, comfortably furnished, combine history with contemporary style and overlook either the rugged Aravalli Mountains or the landscaped gardens. Other facilities include a dining room with a colonial atmosphere, outdoor swimming pool and tennis...
The hill stations provided a cool retreat for the Raj during the heat of the Indian summer. This heritage is captured by the Oberoi Cecil, which provides a luxurious base from which to explore the surrounding town and countryside. A view of the hills and forests is offered from many of the hotel’s 71 rooms. The restaurant serves both Continental and Asian cuisine other facilities include a health club, which offers massage, herbal treatments, sauna and steam...
Located in the lush greens of Lutyen’s New Delhi and a member of ‘Leading Hotels of the World’, The Taj Mahal offers 300 rooms including 27 suites. Facilities at the hotel include a shopping arcade and swimming pool, while golf and tennis can be arranged on request. Meals can be taken at 3 of the hotel’s restaurants; Machan, a 24-hour eatery; Varq, with modern Indian cuisine or the House of Ming, Delhi’s most celebrated Chinese restaurant serving authentic Sichuan and Cantonese...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
Drive to Udaipur and stay 2 nights at the
traditional Fateh Prakash Palace* , inspired
by the many grand palaces dotted around
Rajasthan. Udaipur, arguably the most
picturesque city in Rajasthan, is set on the
shores of Lake Pichola and surrounded by hills.
Its winding streets are filled with people in
colourful costumes, merchant houses and shops.
Fly from Delhi to Udaipur for a 2-night stay at
the Fateh Prakash Palace (or similar)*. Afternoon
at leisure. (B)
Morning tour of the City Palace and Jagdish
Transfer to the airport and fly to Delhi to connect
with the Virgin Atlantic flight to London. (B)
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.
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IGT2016: 11 Nights
The earliest reference to Agra can be found in
the epic Mahabharata. It was in the...
The Indian capital, is steeped in a glorious, but turbulent, history. In the pulsating old city...
Jaipur, which means ‘the city of victory’, was
founded in 1727. Popularly known as the...
A century ago the British selected Shimla as their summer capital, using it as a...