Golden Triangle

A short and sweet introduction to North India

This ‘Short and Sweet’ tour in North India takes you to the highlights of the region. Consider it an introduction to a vast sea of heritage and culture. Starting in Delhi which is a modern cosmopolitan city replete with architectural treasures, you move on to Agra, where you visit the Taj Mahal. Onwards in Jaipur you get a taste of Rajasthani culture with its colourful markets, forts and palaces and beautiful people.

Taj Mahal
Street walk Old Delhi
Camel Cart in Rajasthan
Vegetable Vendor in Rajasthan
India Gate New Delhi
Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi
Hawa Mahal at Jaipur part of the Golden Triangle tour

Tour Snapshot

6 nights tour
Best time to visit: October – April
Routing: Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Delhi
Tour reference number: NI-001

Tour highlights

  • Visit 5 World Heritage sites in one short tour
  • Get a glimpse of colonial architecture in Delhi
  • Visit Delhi’s most famous and old spice market
  • Visit Taj Mahal
  • Walk through the traditional markets of Jaipur

Interested in this tour? Or a customized tour based on this theme?

Brief Programme

Welcome to the capital of India. Visit Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb today. Drive through the colonial era government area.

Explore Old Delhi with its grand Friday Mosque and spice market. Navigate the lanes on rickshaws.

Drive to Agra this morning. This is the big day when you visit the Taj Mahal! Another great attraction is the marvelous riverside Agra Fort.

Drive to Jaipur today. Enroute you will visit the famous, deserted Mughal capital Fatehpur Sikri. Late afternoon walk through the colourful, bustling markets of the walled pink city.

Explore the City Palace complex the massive open-air observatory Jantar Mantar. Time this afternoon to shop till you drop!

Visit the hilltop fort at Amber and then continue onwards to Delhi. Later tonight transfer to the international airport for your flight home.

This tour is a sample of one of the popular routings and experiences. We will be delighted to customize it to your interests and budget.

What can we add on to this programme?

  • Love wildlife? Two nights in Ranthambore for enjoying tiger safaris is an exciting add-on.
  • Another option is a night halt at Bharatpur to visit the famous bird sanctuary there. Not just local birds but many migratory birds nest here for the winter.
  • We have several interactive experiences up our sleeves in each place which we can recommend as well.
  • This tour can be combined with most other tours in north India, Bhutan and Nepal. 

Write to us now  to get this tour customized for you with a price proposal. 

The tour price will depend on many factors such as time of travel, hotel selection, and add-on experiences and services.

Recommended hotels: 

New Delhi: The Imperial, The Claridges, The Park
Agra: Oberoi Amarvilas, ITC Mughal Sheraton, Trident Hotel
Jaipur: Samode Haveli, Dera Mandawa, Rambagh Palace

Write to us now  to get this tour customized for you with a price proposal.