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9-Day India Tiger Safari and Golden Triangle Tour

9-Day India Tiger Safari and Golden Triangle Tour

By Nora OuUpdated Mar. 23, 2023
Venture through the Mesmerizing Landscapes of India

This 9-day tour of India's Golden Triangle and Ranthambore National Park is ideal for first-time visitors who want to explore the country's most iconic monuments and traverse mesmerizing landscapes in search of unique wildlife such as the elusive Bengal tiger.

On this tour, you will witness some of India's most impressive monuments and famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Agra Fort, Amber Fort, Jaipur's City Palace, the Mehtab Bagh garden, and the stunning Taj Mahal. You will also search the jungles to try and catch a glimpse of endangered wild tigers and learn how to cook classic North Indian dishes in the home of a local chef.

  • Days:
  • Best For:First-timers
  • Departure date: up to you
  • Sample price:US$1,782 each (2 per room)*
  • Flights:The ones mentioned are included (international on request)
  • Cancellations:100% refunded! (till 22 days before)

*The cost for a customized private India tour from US$180/person/day

Tour Highlights

Here are the awesome attractions, the most must-do activities selected by Asia Highlights (AH Hand-Picked), and exclusive cultural experiences offered by Asia Highlights (Only With AH) included in this tour:

Feel the influence of Islamic culture on India in Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid

Take a rickshaw ride through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi's bustling bazaar.

the rickshaw in the market

Admire the proportions and exquisite craftsmanship of the world wonder,Taj Mahal

a lady with pink dress at Taj Mahal

Catch a glimpse of the "big cats" in the wild via a jeep safari

tiger safari

Explore the exquisite architecture of the Amber Fort's various buildings

the amber fort

Have a cooking class to learn about India food and interact with locals

india cooking
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Make accommodation part of the experience by staying in heritage hotels

the living room in a heritage hotel
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Itinerary in Detail

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Arrive in Delhi

When you arrive in India, you will be met by our representative in the arrivals area and then taken to your hotel in a private car. After check-in, you can spend the afternoon relaxing in your hotel to decompress from your long journey.

Delhi | Explore the Old Delhi
  • Start your day by exploring Jama Masjid, a historic and large mosque crowned with three imposing black-and-white marble domes.
  • Walk down the sandstone steps into the bustling streets where you will take a rickshaw ride through the Chandni Chowk market
  • Go and see the Qutub Minar, where Qutbuddin Aibak announced the advent of the Muslim sultans.
  • Visit Humayun's Tomb, the first great example of a Mughal garden tomb and also the inspiration for the incredible Taj Mahal.
  • Drive pass the India Gate, the Red Fort, the Rashtrapati Bhavan and the Parliament House.
the Qutub Minar
The symbol of victory, Qutub Minar
Delhi to Agra
  • Drive from Delhi to Agra in the morning. Have a Walk in the village near the Mehtab Bagh in the afternoon.
  • Say hello to the local villagers and have a glimpse of their daily life.
  • Enjopy a sunset view of Taj Mahal in the Mehtab Bagh
a sunset view of Taj Mahal
Get the classic view of the Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh.
Agra | Iconic Mausoleums and Great Fort
  • The day begins with an early-morning visit to the perfectly proportioned Taj Mahal which was built as a mausoleum for the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan's favorite wife.
  • Visit the Agra Fort, a red sandstone rampart situated on the west bank of the Yamuna River.
  • Visit the small yet elegant garden tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, often described as a 'jewel box' in marble.
the red Agra Fort
Be impressed by the beautiful red sandstones of Agra Fort.
Agra to Ranthambore | Fatehpur Sikri
breakfast and dinner
  • Continue your journey by heading east to the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri.
  • See the blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture and hear the stories of Akbar's leadership and secular governance.
  • Arrive at Ranthambore in the evening.
The Fatehpur Sikri
Unlock the stories of Akbar's leadership in Fatehpur Sikri
Ranthambore | Jeep Safari Searching for Wild Tigers
breakfast,lunch, and dinner
  • Explore Rajasthan's incredible Ranthambore National Park and enjoy two jeep game drives by VIP jeeps for 6 passengers maximum each through the jungle and rugged terrain.
  • The most famous resident of this wildlife park is the endangered Bengal tiger and it is a truly special experience to catch a glimpse of them in the wild.
  • Apart from tigers, this park also has many other animals such as bears, leopards, jackals, elephants, striped hyenas, bison, monkeys, and several types of deer.
jeep safari
Catch a glimpse of these big cats in the wild via a jeep safari
Ranthambhore to Jaipur
  • Drive to the Pink City of Jaipur (approximately 4 hours). When you arrive, take some time to enjoy your stay by relaxing in the courtyard of your heritage hotel.
  • This hotel has a history of hundreds of years and is a beautiful structure with intricate ancient murals, high ceilings, and antique furnishings.
 the Alsisar Haveli
Experience staying in a heritage hotel
Jaipur | Explore Ancient Palaces and Cooking Class
breakfast and dinner
  • Start the day at the Hawa Mahal or 'Palace of Winds'. Imagine that the ladies of the royal family are standing behind the colorful windows and looking at the street.
  • Continue to visit Panna Meena Kund, one of the best-restored stepwells in Jaipur. Tt was once an ancient water storage tank
  • The highlight of any visit to Jaipur is the Amber Fort. Sitting like a crown on the hilltop, the Amber Fort is famous for its architecture which is a fusion of Rajput (Hindu) and Mughal (Islamic) styles.
  • After the Amber Fort, you will then visit the home of a Jaipuri local where you will learn to cook classic Indian dishes.
 the beautifual Amber Fort
The coloful buildings of Amber Fort
Jaipur to Delhi

Drive back to Delhi by private car to catch your flight back home.

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Hand-Picked Hotels

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Heritage hotel in old Delhi
heritage hotel in Jaipur
Heritage hotel in Jaipur
Hotel with the veiw of Taj Mahal
Hotel with a view of Taj Mahal

Our Service Includes:

9 days from
US$ 1,782
per person (based on 2 persons and 4-star hotels)
  • Private transfers and English-speaking tour guide
  • All guided sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary
  • 4-star accommodations for 8 nights
  • Private transfers between cities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Governmental taxes

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