Tailor-made Tour 8 days from £1845 per person
Places Visited: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur
The Oberoi Exotic Vacations tour provides a great introduction to India for any first-time traveller. This eight-day holiday covers India's famous 'Golden Triangle' travelling to Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, as well as the addition of Udaipur.
Stay in luxurious Oberoi accommodation whilst enjoying the must-see sights, including rickshaw rides through Old Delhi, the majestic Taj Mahal, and the colourful bazaars and architecture of the 'Pink City' and Udaipur's City Palace.
Summer Prices from £ 1845 per person
Winter Prices from £ 2995 per person
Greeted on arrival in Delhi and transferred to The Oberoi Gurgaon hotel for two nights. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Explore Delhi on a full day sightseeing tour. Start with a tour of Old Delhi in the morning: enjoying a cycle rickshaw ride in the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk followed by a visit to see the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, and the Raj Ghat, a memorial built for Mahatma Gandhi, a prominent figure in India’s struggle for freedom. In the afternoon, drive past Lutyen’s New Delhi. Visit the tomb of Humayun and the lofty Qutb Minar, an early Mughal structure made of red sandstone and white marble.
Drive to Agra (4-5 hours) for an overnight stay in The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra. In the afternoon, visit the impressive Agra Fort whose buildings, made of red sandstone and marble, are a mix of Hindu and Islamic architecture followed by a visit to the ornate tomb of Itamud-ud-Daula. Enjoy a visit to the Taj Mahal at sunset to marvel at one of the World’s great monuments in a glow of pink and yellow hues.
A full day’s drive to Jaipur (6-7 hours) with an en route stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the red sandstone city built by Emperor Akbar that was abandoned after just 14 years. Closer to Jaipur, stop to see the impressive 9th Century Chand Baori step well at Abhaneri. Stay at The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur for two nights.
Visit the 17th century hilltop fort of Amber and the sparkling Mirror Palace. In the afternoon visit the City Palace complex including, its museum and the 18th century Jantar Mantar astronomical observatory. Drive through the busy bazaars for a photo stop at the recently restored Hawa Mahal, one of the most famous buildings in Jaipur.
Take a short flight to Udaipur and transfer to Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur for a two-night stay.
A morning city tour takes in the City Palace, a complex of 11 palaces, all with intricate stone work and interiors featuring glass mirror and ornamental tile. Also visit the gardens of Sahelion Ki Bari, the old city and the Jagdish Temple. The afternoon is at leisure to browse through the markets.
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Tailor-made Tour 8 days from £1845 per person
✓ 7 nights accommodation
✓ All internal transportation and transfers
✓ English-speaking guides
✓ Breakfast daily
✓ Entrance fees to sites and monuments listed in tour itinerary
Places and Experiences in this tour
Delhi, India’s capital, is home to an estimated 20 million people. A compelling hotch-potch of ancient and modern, it holds the vestiges of at least seven great urban centres: Afg...
Jama Masjid (Delhi)
Between twenty and thirty thousand worshippers mass in the courtyard of Old Delhi’s Jama Masjid each week for Friday prayers – a scene little changed since the mosque was inaugura...
The city of Agra makes up one-third of India's 'golden triangle', along with Delhi and Jaipur, three of northern India's most popular destinations for tourists. Agra’s heart-stop...
‘A teardrop on the face of Eternity’ is how the Bengali mystic poet, Rabindranath Tagore, famously described the Taj Mahal. Built in the mid-16th century by the Mughal emperor Sha...
The forts of Delhi and Agra may have lost much of their former lustre, but it’s not hard to envisage the lavish lifestyle led by the royal inhabitants of Akbar’s court, thanks to ...
The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur, has a markedly different feel from the other two corners of the ‘Golden Triangle’. The traffic is no less intense, but the architecture of its wa...
Amber Fort (Jaipur)
The great arched gateways of Amber Fort, the seat of the Kachwaha dynasty, who ruled over Rajasthan in the Mughal era is a fortress straight out othe Arabian nights. Rising from t...
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