based on 6 nights & selected experiences
* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
per person based on two people sharing.
This week-long itinerary is great value and for those short on time, offers you a brilliant first taste of quintessential India
With your guide visit The Taj Mahal, one of the world's most beautiful and iconic monuments
This itinerary takes in the Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur
Visit Jaipur in Rajasthan, home to the most beautiful forts and palaces
Guests can expect expert guiding throughout to discover the rich culture and history of Rajasthan
Take the Shatabdi Express train from Delhi to Agra to visit the iconic Taj Mahal
Due to temperatures and precipitation, Delhi can be an extreme place to visit during certain months of the year. The hottest months of the year are May and June, during which time the average temperature is 39. The coldest months are from December until February, during which time the average low temperatures are in the 20's. The monsoon season is from the end of May through to July, during this time the humidity is very high, and rainstorms are frequent. It is not advised to visit during these months.
The most comfortable climate in Delhi is found during the months leading into summer (February into April), and again trailing the monsoon season (October and November).
Ideal as a first introduction, explore northern India on this week-long trip. From Delhi through Agra and ending in Jaipur, this itinerary takes in all the romance of Rajasthan and is the perfect start a lasting love affair with this beautiful country.
Your journey begins in Delhi which acts as your gateway to India and where you will spend your first two nights. Pass your mornings visiting Humayun's Tomb, the Qutb Minar and wandering through the bustling markets of Chandni Chowk. In the afternoons you can take time to find your feet and relax, before venturing out to dinner in one of Delhi’s fantastic restaurants which your consultant can of course assist with for recommendations.
From Delhi, you will continue to Agra which can be reached by car or train. Trains are of course a staple in India and the Shatabdi Express train from Delhi to Agra takes around two hours on one of the fastest trains in India. One of the main reasons to visit Agra is the chance to see the Taj Mahal, which is every bit as impressive as its hype and an incredible monument to undying love. Besides this world-famous site, there is plenty to be explored with numerous forts and tombs as relics from the Mughal empire.
From Agra to Jaipur, you will take a scenic 4-5 hour drive through the stunning countryside of Rajasthan, which would be a mistake to miss. This is a chance to explore the more rural side of life passing through small villages and agricultural landscapes. Jaipur is not only the capital state of Rajasthan but a cultural gem in the region. Known as the Pink City this is the heart of the textile industry and an area famous for its silver, making it a perfect place to end your trip with plenty of opportunity for shopping. Apart from exploring the markets, sites that you can take in including Hawa Mahal Palace, City Palace and the Jal Mahal.
Every Scott Dunn itinerary can be tailored to your needs and if these properties or activities are not exactly to your taste we can of court tailor the itinerary to suit you perfectly.
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.
Head to Old Delhi's most famous market, Chawri Bazaar, and discover the incredible sights and smells. Your foodie tour will take you around the narrow streets, where your guide will talk you through the variety of delicacies on offer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Browse our website for luxury travel ideas and holiday inspiration
Call us and speak to a destination specialist
We’ll handcraft a quote around what you want
Agra, Delhi and the North, India
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
It looks like you are in the USA
Would you like to: