ESSENTIALINDIA – THEGOLDENTRIANGLE& BEYOND

Day 1: Arrive DelhiArrive India’s capital city of Delhi. On arrival stay at The Imperial Hotel. 

Day 2: DelhiAfter a leisurely start, explore the myriad sights of Old and New Delhi. The wide boulevards of Lutyens’ New Delhi contrast dramatically with the narrow streets and scattered monuments that dominate Old Delhi. 

Day 3: Delhi – UdaipurMorning flight to Udaipur and stay 2 nights at the stunning Taj Lake Palace Hotel. Afternoon tour of this beautiful lake city. 

Day 4: Udaipur – Ranakpur – UdaipurFull day excursion to the exceptional Jain Temples at Ranakpur. Lunch will be at the Mountbatten Lodge and later return to Udaipur. 

Day 5: Udaipur – JaipurMorning flight to Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur enjoy a 2 night stay at the Taj Rambagh Palace Hotel. 

Day 6: JaipurMorning drive past the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) and continue to Amber Fort. Ascend to this hilltop fort on elephant back. Return to the hotel for lunch. An afternoon exploring the ‘Pink City’, the bustling metropolis that is Rajasthan’s capital, seeing the Observatory and the City Palace. 

Day 7: Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikiri – AgraMorning drive to Agra via one of India’s most glorious sites – the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival in Agra, stay 2 nights at ITC Mughal. 

Day 8: AgraDawn visit to the Taj Mahal which is strikingly beautiful at this hour. Continue with a full day tour exploring Agra, seeing Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-daulah. 

Day 9: Agra – Sikandra – DelhiMorning drive to Delhi via Akbar’s imposing mausoleum at Sikandra. On arrival transfer to JW Marriott Aerocity. 

Day 10: Depart Delhi