The ideal itinerary for anyone wanting to see the best of India in less than a week. The magical Golden Triangle in India is one of the country's most popular tourist circuits. Comprising Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, it gets its name from the triangle that these cities form. Roughly located an equal distance of around 200-250 kilometers (125-155 miles) from each other in northern India, the cities provide a classic and unforgettable introduction to the country and its charms.
Day 1 - Delhi
Arrive in Delhi where you are met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 - Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur, the captivating Pink City. On Jaipur's streets, camel carts, scooters, cycle rickshaws, modern cars and bullock carts all jostle for space - a total riot of colour. You may even see a load of computers carried by a camel cart! There are incredible palaces, fascinating observatories, parks and bazaars. Jaipur never fails to thrill.
Day 3 - Jaipur
Morning Jaipur city tour. In the afternoon you visit the fabulous Amber Fort, a magnificent complex of palaces, halls, pavilions, gardens and temples built over a period of 125 years by successive rulers.
Day 4 - Agra
Continue to Agra. Stop en route at Fatehpur Sikri to visit the remains of the abandoned former Moghul capital.
Day 5 - Delhi
In Agra you have time to enjoy the fantastic Taj Mahal, a sight which will leave you breathless no matter how many pictures of it you have seen before. In the afternoon you return to Delhi.
Day 6 - Delhi
Today (depending on the departure time of your next destination) you have the morning free until check out time, usually 12.00 noon. In case you'd like to stay a bit longer you can arrange on your own a dayroom with the hotel's reception. You receive a departure transfer to connect with your onward travel.