India's Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle is often considered to be the perfect introduction to India. Taking in the sights and sounds of the country, the well-connected, and admittedly well-trodden route passes through the intoxicating cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur on the ultimate Indian journey.

Golden Triangle

Whether you choose to travel the famed route by road or rail, it is a true adventure for first timers and India aficionados alike. Golden by name and nature, the celebrated journey includes the glittering palaces, dusty horizons and rich cultural history of the states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan and is bound to leave you vowing to return.

The first stop on the Golden Triangle is Delhi, where you will be greeted by the heady throng of this sprawling megalopolis. Step back in time exploring Old Delhi’s bustling back streets, spice markets and the impressive Jaama Masjid before venturing into futuristic Gurgaon with its towering skyscrapers and vast malls. Tradition meets modernity in the city, as Delhi’s dynamic economy continues to drive pioneering innovation and metropolitanism whilst its rich history and fascinating culture pervades daily life.

From here, Agra is the next port of call. Whilst the Taj Mahal is undisputedly, and unsurprisingly, the main draw for visitors to the region, other hidden gems are also only a stone’s throw away from the banks of the Yamuna River. The Mughal Agra Fort, a red sandstone and marble fortress, is an unmissable highlight to get under the skin of the regal past of the region. Its grandeur is matched only by the famed Taj Mahal, which in all its glistening glory, is a truly mesmerising sight and a definitive highlight of the Golden Triangle tour.

The final stop on the iconic journey is Jaipur; the capital of Rajasthan and home to some of the country’s best bazaars. From the stunning coloured walls of the Pink City to the majesty of the City Palace and Hawa Mahal, Jaipur’s astounding architecture is simply breath-taking. Head to the Nahargarh Fort to soak up the spectacular views of this Indian gem from the edge of the Aravalli Hills before rounding off the trip.

Scratching the surface of this beautiful country is simply unforgettable and the Golden Triangle provides the perfect insight into the chaos and the calm of this fascinating country.

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Agra - Sunrise at the Taj Mahal

Agra, Delhi and the North, India

The Taj Mahal at sunrise is often on many people's ultimate wish lists and it never disappoints. Seeing the sun rise over this amazing monument makes you sit back in awe as Taj's colour slowly changes as the sun shimmers against it.

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Delhi by night

Delhi, Delhi and the North, India

Delhi has some of the most amazing restaurants. We always keep our ear to the ground about the latest places to dine, and speak to all our guests about dinner reservations before they travel.

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Explore New Delhi

Delhi, Delhi and the North, India

Explore New Delhi, the area that Britain constructed between 1911 and 1931 as their new Imperial capital in India. Think of leafy, wide avenues, and white-washed bungalows. See the vast Rajpath, the Parliaments Buildings and Humayun's Tomb.

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Jaipur - Amber Fort

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Amber Fort, the ancient Rajput capital is located on a hill 11km / 7 miles north of Jaipur. Amber was the capital of the Kachhwaha Rajputs from 1037 until the Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh founded Jaipur in 1727.

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Jaipur - Bazaars, Cuisine and Crafts of Old Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Jaipur is awash with craftsman and artisans which make an amazing wander through the streets unforgettable. You will enjoy the sights with a personal guide.

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Jaipur - Walking Tour

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

A walking tour of Jaipur brings the city to life through its out of the way nooks and crannies, colourful markets and vibrant culture.

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Old and New Delhi

Delhi, Delhi and the North, India

Take a full day exploring both Old and New Delhi taking a Rickshaw through Chandni Chowk and visiting the Jama Masjid Mosque, Rajpath & Humayun's Tomb.

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Agra - Mughal Heritage Walk (Kachpura)

Agra, Delhi and the North, India

Visit the small village of Kachpura, a rural settlement, with a stunning backdrop of the Taj Mahal. The youth from the community, who have been trained up as tour guides, take you through the village allowing you to real get a feel of village life.

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Jaipur - Walk through Historic Amber

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

You will be guided through the labyrinthin narrow streets of Amber town, a hidden gem. You'll visit the old Jain and Hindu temples and stepwells then finish for some refreshment at a nearby haveli.

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The Oberoi Amarvilas

Agra, Delhi and the North, India

Located in Agra close to the Taj Mahal, The Oberoi Amarvilas is Agra's premium hotel and simply the best place to stay whilst in Agra. The Oberoi Amarvilas is an opulent hotel where all 102 rooms and suites have uninterrupted views of the Taj Mahal.

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The Imperial

Delhi, Delhi and the North, India

The Imperial is a beautiful hotel with an old colonial and art deco feel, set right in the heart of New Delhi. The Imperial is perfectly situated for sightseeing and shopping and would appeal to guests who appreciate history and a charming formal air.

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The Oberoi Rajvilas

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

The Oberoi Rajvilas is a luxury hotel located just outside of Jaipur in Rajasthan in India. Rajvilas has 71 rooms, tents and villas set in extensive landscaped gardens all within easy reach of the famous city of Jaipur and Amber Fort.

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Taj Rambagh Palace

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

The Rambagh Palace is an illustrious and opulent reminder of Jaipur's stately heritage. It gives the guest a taste of royal living set in the heart of Jaipur. It is a member of the Leading Small Hotels of the World.

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Taj Jai Mahal Palace

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Set amidst 18 acres of beautifully landscaped Mughul gardens, the Jai Mahal Palace dates back to 1745 and was the former residence of the Prime Minister of Jaipur. The hotel has 100 rooms, each containing period furniture and artwork.

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The Claridges

Delhi, India

Built in 1952, The Claridges hotel is a small and personal property with a lovely lawn, a perfect setting to enjoy a sundowner. Claridges central location provides easy access to Connaught Place and the shops and sights of Delhi.

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The Oberoi New Delhi

Delhi, Delhi and the North, India

The Oberoi New Delhi was refurbished in 2018 and is a luxurious hotel situated right in the centre of town, overlooking the verdant golf course. The facilities are fantastic and the hotel is perfectly located for sightseeing.

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Trident Agra

Agra, Delhi and the North, India

Trident, Agra is a charming little hotel situated just ten minutes from the Taj Mahal. The hotel has lovely large grounds and provides the perfect getaway for families, and people wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of the main city.

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Samode Haveli

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Tucked away in the heart of the old part of Jaipur, Samode Haveli is a majestic 150-year old mansion oozing charm and character. Samode Haveli is ideal for those looking for an intimate, heritage and boutique retreat in a great location.

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