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Mystical cities, Taj Mahal & Goa

India in 11 Days, 9 Nights in Destination

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Discover the key historic cities that form the Golden Triangle; Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. Visit the majestic Taj Mahal and bring your trip to a close as you relax on Goa's beaches!

Trip Highlights

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    Agra
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    Delhi
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    Goa
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    Jaipur

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Breakfast only

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  3. Solo travelers from + £ 460

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Accommodation: 9 Nights

Itinerary

Begin your adventure across India discovering the well-known Golden Triangle. From the bustling streets of Delhi to the pink city of Jaipur and the historic, romantic Agra, your time in India will be awe-inspiring. Discover the Taj Mahal, the most famous monument dedicated to love, and finally jet over to Goa to relax and soak up some sun before heading home.

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Night on board
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Are you ready to experience the land of a thousand colours? Pack your bags and set off to your departure airport ready for your flight* to Delhi, India's vibrant capital! Night on board.

*If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Delhi
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Arrive in the capital of India and transfer to the hotel for check-in*. Delhi is a city with an impressive architectural legacy that boasts a spectacular historical centre. The rest of the day is free to rest or to get to know this lively, fascinating city. Overnight stay in Delhi**.

*You will have the option to add early check-in on arrival in the next step of the booking process. To guarantee optional services, we recommend that you add them to your current booking, as they are subject to availability.

**Upgrade to half-board by adding 9 dinners in the next step of the booking process.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Park Plaza Delhi CBD Shah... or similar
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2835 Reviews

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3rd Day: Delhi
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, visit Old Delhi including the Jama Masjid Royal Mosque and the lively Chandni Chowk Street. Ride a rickshaw around the Red Fort, the former residence of the Imperial Family.

Admire the Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. In the afternoon, explore New Delhi, passing through the India Gate, the Mausoleum of Emperor Humayun, the majestic government buildings and the Presidential Palace. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Park Plaza Delhi CBD Shah... or similar
tripadvisor rating

2835 Reviews

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Activities

included
Tour of Old Delhi

Moderate

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Guided Tour with Panoramic View of New Delhi

Moderate

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4th Day: Delhi - Jaipur
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Breakfast at the hotel. Leave by road to Jaipur, known as the Pink City. Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, was built in 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Its architecture is a magnificent confluence of Hindu, Jain and Mughal architectural styles.

Arrive and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is yours to get to know this vibrant city. In the evening light, the pink-coloured buildings exude a magical glow, complemented by the camel-drawn carts that are characteristic of the streets. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Please note: the journey is approx. 159 miles.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Golden Tulip Jaipur or similar
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2716 Reviews

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5th Day: Jaipur
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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off for the Hawa Mahal, Palace of the Winds, on your way to the Amber Fort. Explore the majestic Amber Fort with a Jeep transfer. In the interior, cross the premises of the palace Jag Mandir and the famous Sheesh Mahal, a room embedded with beautifully bright pieces of mirror.

Continue with a city tour of Jaipur including a visit to the Palace of the Maharaja, former royal residence, where a part of it has been converted into a museum. Also experience the wonder of the Jantar Mantar, the largest observatory in the world, made of marble. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Golden Tulip Jaipur or similar
tripadvisor rating

2716 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit to the Amber Fort

Active

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included
Photo Stop at the Palace of the Winds

Light

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City Tour of Jaipur

Moderate

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6th Day: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
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Breakfast at the hotel. Leave for Agra and along the way visit Fatehpur Sikri, an impressive historic town. Next, pass by Buland Darwaza, the largest gate in the world.

Arrive in Agra and enjoy a world of contrasting colours of red sandstone and white marble with an irresistible charm that made this the favourite city of the Mughals. Transfer to the hotel and check-in.

Afterwards visit the Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Inside the fort, discover the picturesque Pearl Mosque. Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Agra.

Please note: the journey is approx. 147 miles.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Royale Regent or similar
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123 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit Fatehpur Sikri

Moderate

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7th Day: Agra - Delhi
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, experience the legendary splendour of the Taj Mahal, the ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river and a universal symbol of love.

This UNESCO World Heritage Site was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his beloved wife. Afterwards, enjoy an afternoon drive back to Delhi. Transfer to the hotel and overnight stay in Delhi.

Please note: the journey is approx. 130 miles.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Park Plaza Delhi CBD Shah... or similar
tripadvisor rating

2835 Reviews

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Activities

included
Taj Mahal Visit

Light

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8th Day: Delhi - Goa
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Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the airport to board the flight to Goa. Located on the western coast of India, it's known for its picturesque landscapes, vibrant culture, and lively atmosphere.

Depending on your arrival time, enjoy time at leisure to begin discovering the beaches, bars and restaurants of this coastal destination. Overnight stay in Goa.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Beleza by the Beach or similar
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1841 Reviews

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9th Day: Goa
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today the day is yours to relax and enjoy at your leisure. Why not enjoy the hotel’s facilities, soak up some sun on Goa’s endless beaches, or check out one of its popular markets. We recommend an optional excursion to the city of Panaji*, with a visit to Old Goa and Fort Aguada. Overnight stay in Goa.

*Optional excursion to Panaji, Old Goa & Fort Aguada: visit Panaji, the state capital, where the Portuguese colonial charm thrives in its streets adorned with colourful buildings. Old Goa, dating back to the fifteenth century, was once the capital of Portuguese India and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tour also explores Fort Aguada and its seventeenth-century lighthouse.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Beleza by the Beach or similar
tripadvisor rating

1841 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Excursion to Panaji, Old Goa and Fort Aguada

Light

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10th Day: Goa
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy another wonderfully relaxing day at leisure. Why not explore the area independently. Apart from its beaches, Goa offers lush greenery, spice plantations, and wildlife sanctuaries. Make sure you try the local cuisine, a delightful fusion of Indian and Portuguese flavours. Overnight stay in Goa.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Beleza by the Beach or similar
tripadvisor rating

1841 Reviews

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11th Day: Goa - UK/Ireland
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Breakfast* at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport and check-in for your return flight back to the UK/Ireland**.

*Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

**Depending on the choice of flight, you may arrive back in the UK/Ireland the next day.

Included activities

Included

Tour of Old Delhi

Included activity for day 3 in Delhi

Explore Old Delhi, seeing sites like the Jama Masjid Royal Mosque and Chandi Chow Street. End at Raj Ghat, where Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.

Duration 03:15h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Included

Guided Tour with Panoramic View of New Delhi

Included activity for day 3 in Delhi

Embark on a tour of New Delhi with a spectacular panoramic view of the city, where you will be stopping by its most emblematic sites, including the India Gate, the Mausoleum of Emperor Humayun and the Presidential Palace.

Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Included

Visit to the Amber Fort

Included activity for day 5 in Jaipur

Embark on an exciting Jeep transfer to the atmospheric Amber Fort! Here you can see the palace of Jag Mandir and the famous Sheesh Mahal, a room embedded with bright pieces of mirror, all the while imagining the glamorous lives of the Maharajas.

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Active

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Included

Photo Stop at the Palace of the Winds

Included activity for day 5 in Jaipur

Make a photo stop at the legendary Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds, one of India's most beloved historic buildings with a fascinating past.

Duration 00:20h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional

Excursion to Panaji, Old Goa and Fort Aguada

Suggested activity for day 9 in Goa

Explore Portuguese colonial Panaji, visit Old Goa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site dating back to the fifteenth century, and discover Fort Aguada with its seventeenth-century lighthouse.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights UK/Ireland - Delhi; Goa - UK/Ireland.*
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  • Internal flights: Delhi - Goa.**
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  • 9 nights accomodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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  • 9 breakfasts.***
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  • Transfers in air conditioned vehicle.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.****
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Private transfers in Delhi, airport-hotel-airport, with complimentary bottled water.
  • ATOL Protection.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Rickshaw ride in Delhi.
  • Jeep Transfer to the Amber Fort.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Indian visa (required), drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

If you are traveling to India with a UK passport, you will require an Indian visa. For other passport holders, we recommend that you check with the Indian Embassy for further details: https://www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.htm

***You have the possibility to upgrade to half-board by adding 9 dinners in the next step of the booking process.

*Due to the customs clearance rule of the government of India, if your flight stops at another city in India before arriving in Delhi, confirm at the departure desk in the UK/Ireland whether you should pick up your suitcase and pass customs control at the airport where the connection is made. Remember that if the flight stops in Mumbai you will need to pick up your luggage. Keep in mind that normally this whole process takes approximately 60 minutes.

**Documentation of the internal flights will be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your trip. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

Important note: The maximum checked baggage limit on domestic flights is 15kg. You may have one handbag up to 7 kg.

***You have the possibility to upgrade to half-board by adding 9 dinners in the next step of the booking process.

****The order of the itinerary may differ depending on your arrival day at the destination.

Monday/ Friday: 2 nights in Delhi at the beginning, 1 night in Delhi at the end.

Tuesday/ Saturday: 1 night in Delhi at the beginning, 2 nights in Delhi at the end.

  • Entry requirements

    Passport with a minimum of six months validity and at least two blank pages.

  • Visa

    A visa is required to enter the country. Issued by the embassy or online E-Visa application one month before arrival in the country.

  • Currency

    Indian Rupee.

  • Language

    Hindi and English.

  • Electricity

    220 V in the majority of the country. Electrical sockets are European style however an adapter may be useful.

  • Health

    High levels of air pollution during winter (October to February). Northern cities are the most affected.

  • Time zone

    GMT + 5:30.

  • Other useful information

    Foreigners cannot bring Indian Rupees into the country, although you can bring foreign currency and exchange it once you arrive.

  • Tourist Office website

    http://www.incredibleindia.org/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

Tips in India are subject to the decision of the client based on the level of satisfaction of the service provided and the experience in general. Taking into account that they are not obligatory, they are usually expected.

Babies: 0 - 3 year (sharing bed with parents). Possibility to request a cot (limited availability).

Children: 4 - 17 years old. Additional bed.

Triple room: the third bed will be a rollaway bed.

When booking a triple room, note that these accommodations are not larger than a double room, but will include either one double or two single beds and a sofa bed/rollaway.

If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +44 20 8068 3176 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

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