The Golden Triangle of India defines the very fabric of this beguiling country; from the bustling city of Delhi, the abundant wildlife of Ranthambore to the Imperial majesty of Jaipur with the iconic Taj Mahal at its heart in Agra.

This Golden Triangle India tour through the heart of India is ideal for the first-time visitor to the Indian Subcontinent who would like to experience the many facets of this dazzling land of contrasts with thousands of religions, hundreds of languages and some of the world’s most luxurious places to stay, of which you’ll get to experience five of our favourites.

A veritable feast for your eyes, ears, and senses, this twelve-day Golden Triangle India holiday allows you to view some of India’s finest treasures coupled with an insight into modern-day life. Three nights in Delhi allows you to really explore the city at your own pace, before a drive to the renowned city of Agra, which has the Taj Mahal as the jewel in its crown. Continue to the Ranthambore National Park, one the best places to view the elusive wild tigers in their natural habit. After wildlife spotting, you will don your cultural hat with a three-night stay in the iconic pink city of Jaipur, to explore the impressive palaces, forts, and museums of this captivating city. Finish your Golden Triangle luxury tour into India with a night in the striking Oberoi Gurgaon, the epitome of decadence with round-the-clock butler service, exceptional dining and elegant suites.


Experience highlights

  • View Old Delhi in a traditional rickshaw on a comprehensive tour of the city. No need for you to pedal and the ability to travel to places where cars cannot go, learn from your expert guide as they take you to the city’s greatest sites and lesser-known treasures.
  • Learn the story of Mahatma Gandhi with a tour in his footsteps. One of the 20th century’s greatest statesmen, learn about his struggle against colonial rule and how not war but peace can achieve the impossible.
  • Explore Colonial Agra. Often overlooked by the beauty of the Taj Mahal, Agra has a wealth of colonial architecture. You will learn how when the British arrived in 1803, the skyline of the city was changed and is still relevant today. 
  • View the Taj Mahal at sunrise and sunset. The must see visit for any traveller to India, we will take you both in the morning and sunrise to see how the marble magically changes colour with the light.
  • Stay for two nights in a boutique jungle camp of Khem Villas. Aside from the majestic tiger viewing, you will have the opportunity to be up close to jackals, foxes, hares, and numerous birds in their natural habitat.
  • Morning and afternoon private safari drive to view the wild tigers at Ranthambore. Tigers can be notoriously  difficult to find in their habitat so there will be plenty of opportunities for you to find and view them, either early in the morning or late in the afternoon.
  • View the celebrated Amber fort, City Palace and the Observatory in Jaipur. Some of India’s finest monuments, with an expert private guide, they will bring to life the history of these mesmerising sites.
  • Visit to the Ladli Center, organisation for training and development of kids. India is a country with a great divide in wealth and poverty and here you will learn about how the centre changes children’s lives for the better.
  • Learn the flavours of Rajasthani and Indian cuisine first-hand from the matriarch of the Royal family of Jaipur. Get hands on with a cooking class before you tuck into dinner with the Royal family.

Experience highlights

Explore Old Delhi on your guided tour
View Old Delhi in a traditional rickshaw on a comprehensive tour of the city
An oasis of calm and comfort, Imperial Hotel offers respite from the bustle of Dehli
Learn the story of Mahatma Gandhi with a tour in his footsteps
Explore colonial Agra
View the Taj Mahal at sunrise and sunset
Observe how the marble magically changes colour with the light at the Taj Mahal 
Stay for two nights in a boutique jungle camp of Khem Villas
You'll have the opportunity to be up close to jackals, foxes, hares, and numerous birds
Morning and afternoon private safari drive to view the wild tigers at Ranthambore
View the celebrated Amber fort
Discover the collection of astronomical instruments at the Observatory in Jaipur
Relax by the secluded Olympic-sized outdoor pool at the The Oberoi Gurgaon
Try the exquisite and creative Indian dishes at Amaranta restaurant during your stay at the The Oberoi Gurgaon
Learn the flavours of Rajasthani and Indian cuisine first-hand from the matriarch of the Royal family of Jaipur
Get hands on with a cooking class before you tuck into dinner with the Royal family

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    Where you’ll stay


    Imperial Hotel, Delhi

    Immersing you into the era of the Raj with the Victorian-era décor, marble floors and gilded chandeliers, roam the corridors of this renowned hotel with thousands of prints of days gone by or just relax in the landscape gardens with a refreshing glass of Pimms or a G&T.


    ITC Mughal

    Spread over 23 acres of lush manicured gardens and oozing opulence, a stay at this luxurious hotel will make you will feel like a Maharaja. A hallmark of the Mughal Dynasty, this is the only Indian hotel to have won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for its excellent representation of Mughal architecture.


    Khem Villas, Ranthambore

    With an envious location in the Ranthambore Tiger reserve, Khem Villas focuses on ethical sustainable tourism; from the food which is grown in its grounds to only employing local staff. Your stay will be in a thatched cottage or also you have the preference for a luxury tent to be even closer to nature.


    ITC Rajputana, Jaipur

    Celebrating the spirit of the Rajput Palaces and havelis, the hotel has been carefully designed to offer a homage to the past legacies of the region. From the waterfall in the lobby, the elegant red brick exteriors to the peacocks roaming the grounds, this is the place to stay in Jaipur.


    The Oberoi, Gurgaon

    At the heart of Gurgaon's shopping districts you will find a tranquil atmosphere as you enter through a small forest to arrive at this entirely solar powered four-story glass and chrome Jewel Box. Complemented by landscaped gardens, beautifully designed Olympic pool, and windows highlighting its unique surroundings. Dine at its open-kitchen restaurants, sample its award-winning patisserie treats and relax in piano bar or cigar lounge.

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