Classical Golden Triangle… with a twist Guaranteed Departures


Classical Golden Triangle… with a twist Guaranteed Departures

This is a classic tour of some of the most iconic places in India… with a twist. Delhi with its frenetic modern life style and wonderful Mughal and Colonial architecture. At Dholpur stay at the Raj Niwas Palace, glory of Rajasthani opulence, visit significant pilgrimage sites and the impressive fort. No tour is complete without visiting the fabled Taj Mahal, especially in the glow of sunrise. Fatehpur Sikri is a stunning reminder of the power of the mighty Mughals, but fallen to the vagaries of nature! Finally visit Jaipur with the spectacular Amber Fort, the outstanding Astronomical Observatory and whimsical Palace of Winds.

9 days from £1,235.00 per person
Delhi - Dholpur - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi

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Day 1: Arrive Delhi: Old Delhi Sightseeing

Saturday 15 January

Morning arrival in Delhi. Afternoon sightseeing of Old Delhi including a fascinating cycle rickshaw ride to the Jama Masjid via the bustling Chandni Chowk. Then visit Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation site. Two nights at Hotel Royal Plaza or similar.

Accommodation: Royal Plaza – Delhi

Day 2: New Delhi Sightseeing

Sunday 16 January

Morning sightseeing of dynamic New Delhi including the impressive Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar and India Gate. Afternoon at leisure. B

Day 3: To Dholpur

Monday 17 January

Morning drive to Dholpur. Stay at the Raj Niwas Palace which still reflects the magnificence of the Rajasthani architecture. Two nights at Raj Niwas Palace. B

Accommodation: Raj Niwas Palace – Dholpur

Day 4: Dholpur Sightseeing

Tuesday 18 January

Morning sightseeing of Dholpur, including Muchchhkund, a pilgrimage site, the 18th C. Chopra Shiv Temple and Shergarh Fort. Afternoon boat safari on Chambal river to Chambal sanctuary. B

Day 5: To Agra and Agra Sightseeing

Wednesday 19 January

Morning drive to Agra. Afternoon explore Agra Fort built by successive Mughal rulers. Visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. Overnight at Crystal Sarovar Premier or similar. B

Accommodation: Crystal Sarovar Premier – Agra

Day 6: To Jaipur: Fatehpur Sikri, Abhaneri Stepwell

Thursday 20 January

Breath-taking sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal. After breakfast drive to Jaipur, via the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri built by the Emperor Akbar. Also visit Abhaneri Stepwell built in 800 AD. Two nights at Hotel Diggi Palace or similar. B

Accommodation: Diggi Palace – Jaipur

Day 7: Jaipur Sightseeing

Friday 21 January

Morning drive to Amber Fort ascending to the hilltop Fort in a Jeep, to explore the superb murals, frescoes, paintings, carvings and mirror work. Afternoon tour the extraordinary Astronomical Observatory, Palace of Winds and City Palace Complex and Museum. B

Day 8: To Delhi

Saturday 22 January

Morning at leisure. Afternoon drive to Delhi. Overnight at Ibis Aerocity or similar.

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Dates & Prices

Dates Price per person (Double/Twin share) Single room supplement
15-23 Jan 2022 £1,235.00 £399.00
12-20 Feb 2022 £1,235.00 £399.00
19-27 Feb 2022 £1,235.00 £399.00
05-13 Mar 2022 £1,235.00 £399.00
19-27 Mar 2022 £1,235.00 £399.00
02-10 Apr 2022 £1,235.00 £399.00
17-25 Sep 2022 £1,235.00 £399.00
15-23 Oct 2022 £1,340.00 £430.00
22-30 Oct 2022 £1,340.00 £430.00
19-27 Nov 2022 £1,340.00 £430.00
03-11 Dec 2022 £1,340.00 £430.00
10-18 Dec 2022 £1,340.00 £430.00
14-22 Jan 2023 £1,340.00 £430.00
11-19 Feb 2023 £1,340.00 £430.00
18-26 Feb 2023 £1,340.00 £430.00
11-19 Mar 2023 £1,340.00 £430.00
18-26 Mar 2023 £1,340.00 £430.00
01-09 Apr 2023 £1,340.00 £430.00
Cost includes:
  • Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
  • Daily breakfast throughout.
  • Services of English speaking guide during sightseeing.
  • Transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
  • Full ABTA Bonding.
Cost does not include:
  • International Flights.
  • Visa Fee.
  • Any optional Excursions.
  • Any expenses of a personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance*

*Travel Insurance
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• Make sure it includes comprehensive medical and repatriation cover.
• Make sure it provides cover for your whole trip (whether one day or over a year).
• Make sure it covers you for all activities.
• Disclose pre-existing medical conditions.
• Take your policy number and the 24-hour emergency contact numbers with you.

If you have any doubts about your cover, check with your insurer. Please note Covid-19 cover is now available. For a competitive quotation please visit

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What our clients say

Just thought I’d drop you a line now that sadly, our holiday is fading into a memory: we had a wonderful time and you and your team in India had done a magnificent job for us, as usual. Many sights and sounds, lovely hotels, nice guides and drivers etc. Thank you for all your hard work in organising it. We are meeting up with Mr…

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