This nine-day tour of India’s Golden Triangle (Delhi-Agra-Jaipur) combines fascinating culture, monumental architecture, untamed wildlife, and historic splendor. See some of the most compelling highlights of northern India, including the magnificent Taj Mahal, the "pink city" of Jaipur, and the wealth of attractions in Delhi. Nature lovers are also in luck, because in addition to the "classic" Golden Triangle Circuit, you'll also visit the Ranthambore National Park, where there's a high chance of spotting the Royal Bengal Tiger.
India 9-Day Tours & Itineraries
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The state of Rajasthan in northern India holds a bounty of breathtaking sites along with some of the country's most welcoming cities. This itinerary lays out a romantic trip that includes tours of ancient palaces, golden fortresses that seem to glow in the hot sun, and shrines and holy sites that seem to rise from the desert sands.
Marvel at the ancient cities, majestic architecture, and timeless beauty of India's spectacular Golden Triangle before heading deep into the jungle in search of the elusive Bengal tiger. Lose yourself in the bustling streets of Delhi, visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise, and explore the ancient royal cities of Fatehpur Sikri and Karauli, before joining a wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park and going sightseeing in the magnificent Pink City—Jaipur.
Spend nine days in northern India, learning all about its food, culture, and history. Start in Delhi sightseeing and tasting its street food, feast on Peshawari cuisine in Agra after visiting its red sandstone fort, and dine with a descendant of the Nawabs in Lucknow. Your tour finishes in Varanasi on the River Ganges, where you'll try treats in a local market before you head back to Delhi for a final day of exploring.
Awaken all of your senses on this nine-day tour that starts in India's Golden Triangle and finishes on the beaches of Goa. Visit Delhi's landmarks by rickshaw, explore colorful temples in Jaipur, and spend a night among the Mughal mansions of Agra. Then it's off to the coast to discover tropical beaches and stunning architecture in Goa—where you'll spot waterfalls and exotic wildlife on a jungle tour and savor distinctive Goan flavors on an immersive food tour.
Leave the tourist trail behind on this nine-day exploration of the diverse southern Indian state of Kerala. Touch down in Cochin to explore its historic sights, then wind through the verdant tea plantations of the Western Ghats to reach Munnar. Spot exotic wildlife on a sunrise hike through Periyar National Park, hop on a houseboat to spend a night floating down the waterways of Alappuzha, and soak up the sun on the sands of Marari Beach.
Discover Rajasthan's unique heritage and cuisine on this extensive nine-day tour. You'll visit the region's most famous landmarks, from UNESCO-listed wonders like the Amer Palace Fort and Taj Mahal to sacred ghats in Udaipur and religious monuments like Pushkar's Brahma Temple. Along the way, you'll sample typical Rajasthan dishes on street food tours led by local guides and take a cooking class at a family home in Jaipur.
Discover India's Gujarat region's unique culture and wildlife on this nine-day tour. You'll explore Mumbai's sacred ghats, meet the skilled Mir and Rabari textile tribes, and tour ancient architecture in UNESCO-listed Ahmedabad. Enjoy safaris in Velavadar and Gir National Parks, where you'll bump across grasslands and forests, spotting everything from wolves to blackbucks, exotic birds, and the world's last remaining Asiatic lions.
On this nine-day trip, you'll see the stunning scenery and peaceful monasteries of Ladakh as you trek through the Himalaya. Start in the city of Leh, then transfer to Alchi village, with the option of some whitewater rafting on the way. Next, head to Rizong to see the gompa (monastery) there, and trek to Yangthang village. Your next transfer will take you to Hemis Shukpachen to enjoy a cooking class and lunch with a local family. Finally, trek to Themisgam and visit its monastery before returning to Leh.