- Accommodation on twin sharing (2 persons sharing room) as per above mentioned hotels or similar on Bed & Breakfast basis
- Arrival/departure transfer & sightseeing with private air-conditioned vehicles
- Services of English-speaking local guides for sightseeing as per above program
- Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
- Elephant/Jeep ride at Amber Fort Jaipur
- Short guided Rickshaw Ride & walk in Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur
- Entrance fees to monuments
- Assistance at airport and hotels by our representatives
- All presently applicable taxes
- 24 hrs Emergency Helpline Number
Above mentioned costs do not include any International Air Fare, Airport tax, Visa fee, unspecified meals, drinks, telephone calls, laundry, camera fees, tips, insurance and any other expenses of personal nature, Single room supplements and any optional additional tours or activities during free time and not mentioned above.
Day 1: Delhi
Arrive in Delhi and transfer to hotel (check-in 12:00hrs). Overnight in Delhi (Meals: No Meals)
Day 2: Delhi
Explore the historic city of Old Delhi including the magnificent Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, Rajghat and a rickshaw ride through the silver street in Chandani Chowk. Afternoon visit to New Delhi, Humayun’s Tomb, Bhai Temple, Qutab Minar, India gate and government buildings. Overnight in Delhi (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 3: Delhi – Jaipur (265 kms)
Morning drive to Jaipur, renowned for its blue pottery, carpet weaving and semi-precious stones. Remainder of the day is left at leisure. Overnight in Jaipur (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 4: Jaipur
Morning tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge outside Jaipur City and enjoy the elephant ride for the climb up to the main gate. Tour continues in the afternoon, visiting the Pink City and including the City Palace, still home to the Maharaja, Hawa Mahal “Palace of the Winds”, and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory which hosts a vast collection of astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful bazaar before returning to the hotel. Overnight in Jaipur (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 5: Jaipur – Abhaneri – Bharatpur
After breakfast drive to as we travel to the village of Abhaneri to see the beautiful Chand Baori step well, where 3,500 steps climb down to the water’s edge. The well famously featured in the blockbuster movie ‘Batman: The Dark Knight Rises’.
We continue to a local school (if open), where we operate our Change for Children programme. Any donations we can give here will make a real difference to the lives of underprivileged children. You may also wish to bring some educational gifts with you from home to give to the pupils (see trip notes). Finally, we visit the UNESCO-listed Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Enjoy a rickshaw ride around this wetland reserve, home to hundreds of bird species. We are then escorted by a knowledgeable guide who will help us spot and identify these birds. Overnight in Bharptur (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 6: Bharatpur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
We visit the former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri this morning, which has laid abandoned for more than 400 years. Continue to Agra where we see the imposing Agra Fort, before paying a visit to India’s most iconic site – the Taj Mahal. This famous monument was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century in memory of his beloved wife who died tragically in childbirth. It remains the most extravagant monument to love ever built and is the enduring symbol of India. Enjoy a tour of this famous site before we continue to our hotel. Overnight in Agra (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 7: Agra – Delhi
After breakfast we return to Delhi, where the rest of the day is free for you to explore. Perhaps visit the impressive Red Fort and enjoy its Sound and Light Show after dark. Overnight in Delhi (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 8: Delhi – Departure
Transfer to airport for onward journey
Delhi, Colonel’s Retreat • 3 Star – Every comfort and amenity – wrapped in elegance, Colonel’s Retreat is New Delhi’s best-kept secret. A great favourite with business travellers and overseas tourists alike, we offer our guests a truly comfortable, elegant place to stay, while maintaining the highest world-class standards of hospitality.
Jaipur, Alsisar Haveli • Heritage – Over the past five centuries, Maharajas of Rajasthan have enjoyed the timeless grandeur of this magnificent and stately setting. Situated in the heart of Jaipur, Alsisar Haveli is an appealing treat with a regal ambience and a great restaurant offering Rajasthani specialties.
Bharaptur, Laxmi Vilas Palace • 4 Star – Laxmi Vilas Palace is a reflection of Royal heritage of Jat rulers, just 1 kilometer away from Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. The hotel offers accommodation in two wings with 75 rooms divided into two categories, Classic Rooms and Royal suites. Enjoy the sumptuous local cuisine and some leisure ime around the poolside or the courtyard.
Agra – Double Tree by Hilton Hotel • Just three kilometers from the Taj MahaL, you can enjoy the famous landmark from our infinity pool. Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daula, and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Airport are all within 13 km. Enjoy a treatment in our spa and take advantage of our 24-hour fitness centre.
Delhi, Novotel New Delhi Aerocity Hotel • 4 Star – Adjacent to both international & domestic airport terminals, the Novotel New Delhi Aerocity is well connected through the Airport Express Line, just 5 minutes away. Modern and comfortable, the Novotel New Delhi Aerocity offers an exceptional culinary experience comprising of Indian, Asian and European flavours coupled with an impeccable ambience.
|Tiger Trails (Private) 8 Nights /9 Days||Prices From per person (2 sharing)||Prices From per person Single Room|
|December 2023 (up to 11 Dec)||£1685||£2415|
At a Glance
Golden Triangle & Bharaptur
Guided Tours or Private Journey · Days / 7 Nights from £889
- Starts: Delhi Ends: Delhi
- Departs: Any day
- Hotel Rating: 3, 4 star & Heritage hotels
- Tour Guide: Yes – guided by local tour guide
- Meals: Daily Breakfast
- Visiting: Delhi, Old Delhi, Jaipur, Bharatpur, Perharsar & Agra
- Countries: India
Discover the glories of this incredible country and its magnificent monuments. Stand in pure admiration of the imposing Taj Mahal, a statement of undying love with no boundaries, the inspiring Red Fort and the palaces of the Maharajas. Take a rickshaw ride and walk in the Keoladeo National Park to enjoy some of India’s unique wildlife.