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India's Golden Triangle & Tiger Safari

(Tour code: GSC17)India's most exciting sights by train

This amazing adventure through historic India takes us to some of the glorious country's most exciting sights. On our fascinating journey we discover thriving cities, spectacular forts, and have a chance to see a tiger in the wild, culminating with a night in a 200-year-old palace.

Tour Highlights
  • Delhi including a guided tour and a rickshaw ride
  • Two rail journeys on the Shatabdi Express
  • Agra's Red Fort
  • The Taj Mahal
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Tiger-spotting in Ranthambore National Park
  • Jaipur including a sightseeing tour
  • The Amber Fort
  • Patan Mahal Palace Hotel
What’s Included (Full details)
  • Chair Class Travel
  • 3-4* Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
    9 Nights' Hotel Accommodation
    3 Lunches
  • All Transfers Included
    Selected Porterage
  • Return Scheduled Flights
    Upgrades Available

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

Fly Options

Regional Departures Available

To make your travel arrangements even more convenient for you, we are excited to announce that we are now offering some regional airport options outside London for this tour.

To view prices and flight options, please click the 'View Dates & Prices' button and select the departure that you are interested in as options may vary. Alternative, click the image on the left to see flight options and call us on 01904 734 111 to book.

Days 1-3


We leave London Heathrow on our overnight flight to Delhi, arriving in the morning of Day 2. We are then transferred into the heart of bustling Delhi, where we enjoy a sightseeing tour on Day 3.

  • Scheduled flights
  • Delhi
The Taj Mahal
Day 4

The Agra Fort and the Taj Mahal

Early this morning we board the Shatabdi Express to Agra, home to the truly magical Taj Mahal. On arrival in Agra we visit the enormous Agra Fort, before crossing the city by coach to visit the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
  • Agra Fort
  • Taj Mahal at sunset
Fatehpur Sikri
Day 5

Fatehpur Sikri and Bharatpur

Today we travel by coach on an excursion to Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned 16th century capital of India. After time to explore, we continue to Bharatpur. Later we travel by train to Sawai Madhopur.

  • Fatehpur Sikri excursion
Ranthambore National Park
Day 6

Tiger-spotting in Ranthambore National Park

Today we head into the Ranthambore National Park, where we embark on two game drives, increasing our chances of spotting some of the park's elusive inhabitants.

  • Two game drives
Days 7-8

To Jaipur

Today we travel by coach to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. It is popularly known as the 'Pink City', as pink sandstone was used to construct the pretty buildings within the old city walls. On Day 8 we embark on an exciting sightseeing tour of Jaipur.

  • Jaipur
The Amber Fort
Day 9

The Amber Fort

Today we transfer to the outskirts of Jaipur, to visit the immense Amber Fort. The views of the fortifications on the surrounding mountains are stunning.

  • Amber Fort tour
Patan Mahal
Day 10

To Patan

We travel by coach to the town of Patan today. On arrival, we are transferred by camel cart to the Patan Mahal Palace Hotel. Built around 1790, shortly after the battle of Badal-Mahal, the Patan Mahal Palace has been lovingly turned into a heritage hotel, and is ours for today and this evening. This afternoon we enjoy a guided walking tour of Patan, a wonderful opportunity to see life in an unspoilt rural Indian town, a world away from the hustle and bustle of the big Indian cities.

  • Tour of Patan
Flying home
Day 11

To Delhi and London

This morning we bid farewell to the Patan Mahal, and drive to Delhi. Here we connect with our flight to London.

  • Scheduled flights

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.


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Phil Conde
James Eaton
Lynne Broadley
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