Our guide to India

Delhi and the North

Discover Delhi and the North, stretching from Agra, home to the wonder of the Taj Mahal, to Varanasi’s soul stirring ghats. Embrace the colonial heritage of Lucknow, famed for its food and elaborate palaces, or behold the majestic medieval towns of Gwalior and Orchha on the Betwa River.

Start by flying into Delhi, this bustling hub is almost incomparable. Home to over 13 million people, there’s plenty to see and do here from exploring the historical monuments of the Red Fort and Jama Masjid, to visiting the high-tech malls and prosperous houses of Gurgaon. From Delhi onto Agra, loose yourself in the romance of the majestic Taj Mahal. At Scott Dunn we’ll ensure you beat the crowds so you can enjoy the this iconic landmark and its profound history.

Not far from the cities of Delhi and Agra, find Lucknow. To the east of Agra, it provides an extraordinary mix of old and new. Famed for its food, enjoy a delight of Indian delicacies here in between exploring the city's bazaars and exquisite monuments. Onto Gwalior, the golden sandstone citadel awaits. Explore Gwalior Fort, take a stroll around the modern Sun Temple or marvel at the architecture and opulence of Jai Vilas Palace.

Finally to the ghats of Varanasi which lead to the Ganges River. This spiritual and spectacular place which sits just south of Delhi is easily accessible and offers a truly unforgettable experience like no other. Take in the colours, smells and enchanting sounds and witness everyday life along the banks of Mother Ganga.

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Simply Rajasthan

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pali & Jodphur

This itinerary is perfect for a first-time visitor to explore northern India with a two week trip. From Delhi and onto Jaipur, ending in the Blue City of Jodphur, this itinerary takes in the forts, temples and palaces of Rajasthan including a visit to the iconic Taj Mahal giving the perfect introduction to the region.

Best for: Culture, History, Honeymoon, Adventure

Classic Golden Triangle and Udaipur

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Udaipur

This classic itinerary allows you to visit some of the main highlights of one of India’s most romantic states, Rajasthan. With stops in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Udaipur all accompanied by your private guide and driver this small taste of India is sure to start a life long love affair.

Best for: Culture, History
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Best of North India

Delhi, Varanasi, Agra, Jaipur, Shahpura & Udaipur

This itinerary provides a brilliant journey through Rajasthan and Northern India, allowing you to experience the beautiful cities of Delhi, Varanasi, Agra, Jaipur and Udaipur. Providing an in-depth tour of one of India’s most romantic and emotive regions, you’ll be able to delve deep into the culture and history of the area accompanied by your...

Best for: Culture, Adventure

Classic Taj Mahal, Temples and Tigers

Delhi, Agra, Panna, Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Pench National Park & Mumbai

This classic journey through India combines four different National Parks, the Taj Mahal and the amazing temples of Khajuraho to give you a fantastic taste of the diversity of India. Through this itinerary you’ll have the chance to blend your wildlife experience with seeing a little of India's magical culture and history.

Best for: Wildlife, Road trip, Eco/ethical tourism, Family

Classic Rajasthan

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Nimaj, Jodhpur, Narlai & Udaipur

This classic journey gives you the complete experience of Rajasthan allowing you to experience all the highlights that this incredible region has to offer. From the impressive forts and palaces to the local rural markets, this area never ceases to amaze. Add into the mix some beautiful drives through the spectacular countryside and this itinerary...

Best for: Couples, Culture, Road trip, Adventure

Honeymoon to India

Udaipur, Shahpura, Jaipur, Delhi & Neeleshwar

India is an undeniably romantic destination. Full of rich culture, adventure, beautiful scenery and something new around each corner, you cannot help by be amazed. Through this itinerary, designed especially with honeymooners in mind, you’ll visit Udaipur, Shahpura, Jaipur, Delhi and then to finish the beautiful coast of Neeleshwar in Kerala.

Highlights of India's Himalayan Foothills

Amritsar, Chandigarh, Shimla, Delhi & Jaipur

This wonderful itinerary guides you through the highlights of northern India, taking in the Punjabi capital of spiritual Amritsar, the heights of Shimla and some of Northern India's most famous cities. Over the 11 fantastic nights you’ll also get the chance to explore the colonial city of Delhi and the culturally impressive city of Jaipur. Slightly...

Best for: Adventure, Couples, History, Culture

Classic Golden Triangle and Kerala

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Cochin, Backwaters & Lake Vembenad

This classic itinerary takes you from the Golden Triangle of Rajasthan to the golden beaches of Kerala providing a fantastic combination of culture and relaxation. The Golden Triangle is teeming with the sights, sounds and experiences that make India such a mesmerising place from the forts and palaces to the local markets and Kerala provides the...

Best for: Couples, History, Adventure, Culture

Rajasthan in Style

Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore National Park, Alwar & Jaipur

India simply has it all - from battle-scarred forts, elusive tigers roaming wild forests, colourful rural villages unchanged by time and cities buzzing with modern life. This itinerary provides a luxurious taster into this fantastic destination whilst staying at some of the most stylish properties in the region and using the very best private...

Best for: History, Adventure, Culture, Road trip

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