India 9-Day Tours & Itineraries

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Map of India's Golden Triangle: Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur - 9 Days
India's Golden Triangle: Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur - 9 Days

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.

Meet the camel herders of the Thar Desert.
Map of Explore Rajasthan: Palaces, Forts, and Sand Dunes of Thar - 9 Days
Explore Rajasthan: Palaces, Forts, and Sand Dunes of Thar - 9 Days

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.

Maota Lake as seen from the top of Amer Fort, Jaipur
Map of Natural & Cultural Splendors in India: Golden Triangle & Tigers - 9 Days
Natural & Cultural Splendors in India: Golden Triangle & Tigers - 9 Days

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.

City Palace and Pichola Lake, Udaipur, India
Map of Explore the Heritage & Cuisine of Rajasthan – 9 Days
Explore the Heritage & Cuisine of Rajasthan – 9 Days

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.

Spot rare Asiatic lions
Map of Highlights of Gujarat: Culture & Wildlife – 9 Days
Highlights of Gujarat: Culture & Wildlife – 9 Days

Discover the unique culture and wildlife of India’s Gujarat region 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.

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