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Neela Gumbad structure, near Humayun's Tomb
24 Hours in Delhi

One day just isn't enough to cover everything in sprawling Delhi—but you’ll find that 24 hours is plenty of time to fall in love with this beautiful and surprising city. Discover the Indian capital on a whirlwind tour of historic temples, chaotic bazaars, and aromatic street food stands.

Explore historic forts & palaces, like the beautiful Agra Fort
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Magic of the Golden Triangle - 8 Days

Delve a little deeper into India's amazing Golden Triangle on this week-long tour. Explore ancient abandoned cities and historic capitals, cycle through the countryside and visit local families and female artisans to learn more about everyday life in India. Take a food tour through Jaipur, experience the breathtaking Taj Mahal at sunrise, and discover some of the most amazing palaces and forts in Rajasthan, before winding up in the mesmerizing bazaars in Delhi.

The Royal Bengal Tiger at Ranthambore
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Golden Triangle & Wildlife Tour - 10 Days

Spend ten days exploring one of India's most popular regions with this itinerary. You'll go from the historic monuments of Delhi to the famed Taj Mahal in Agra, then continue to Ranthambore to search for the Bengal tiger. End your trip in Jaipur, the gateway to one of India's most colorful states, before you return to Delhi.

Taj Mahal
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.

The Taj Mahal
India & Nepal: Delhi, Kathmandu, Agra, and Jaipur - 10 Days

This 10-day itinerary includes the three cities of India's Golden Triangle, as well as a few days exploring the Shupas and palaces of Kathmandu. Explore Delhi, then fly into Nepal before returning to India to visit Agra's beautiful architecture—including the famous Taj Mahal—and Jaipur's massive Amber Fort.

Go in search for the elusive bengal tiger on a sunrise safari
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Tiger Lands of Central India: Delhi, Agra, Bandhavgarh, & Kanha - 12 Days

Come face to face with some of India's most amazing wildlife on this 12-day tiger and temple tour through the heart of Central India. Start in Delhi, where you'll take a tour through one of the oldest living cities in the world, visit Agra for a sunrise trip to the Taj Mahal, stop by Gwalior to explore the ancient fort and wander through the faded palaces of the Lost City of Orchha, before traveling into the heart of tiger country to go on sunrise and sunset wildlife safaris through some of India's biggest and most beautiful national parks.

A view of the Dharamsala range at sunrise
Trekking in India's Himalayas - 8 Days

This exciting 8-day trekking and camping itinerary will take you through the southernmost Himalayas in India known as the Dharamsala range. You'll have a few hours free in Delhi before you take an overnight transfer and begin your adventure in McLeod Gang where you'll tour the Dalai Lama's Temple Complex and learn about the city's Tibetan residents. Then, you'll set off on a guided 5-day hike through unspoiled and friendly mountain villages where you'll be treated to magnificent views of the Dhauladhar range at every turn.

Overlooking tea terraces in Darjeeling
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Cultural Northwest India: Darjeeling & Sikkim - 14 Days

Explore northern India over two weeks with this itinerary. You'll start in bustling Delhi before you retreat to mountain serenity in Darjeeling, then continue to historic monasteries and their sacred texts, artifacts, and stories throughout the state of Sikkim. Encounter sacred lakes, hilltop temples, colorful markets, and more before you return to Delhi.

Get up close (but not too close) to the endangered Bengal tiger
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Delhi & Kolkata Wildlife Tour - 11 Days

This 11-day guided itinerary combines urban and wildlife adventures in bountiful India. Get the lay of the land in New and Old Delhi before making your way to Kaziranga National Park for safaris with rhinoceros, elephants, and (possibly) gibbons. From here, head to Sunderbans National Park to search for Bengal tigers by boat. Finish with a tour of India's cultural capital—Kolkata—a colorful city known for scrumptious cuisine.

The gilded Golden Temple is the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism
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Spirit of India Adventure - 16 Days

Active types will love this 16-day guided tour through India's spiritual north. The trip kicks off in Delhi followed by a train to Amritsar for some quality Sikh time at the Golden Temple. Next is a drive to the higher-altitude home of the Dalai Lama: McLeod Ganj. Here, you'll soak in several days of Tibetan culture and Himalayan views before circling back to Delhi—slowly—through historic villages and hill stations, culminating with a Hindu ceremony on a holy ghat.

The Agra Fort
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Rajasthan's Golden Triangle: New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur - 7 Days

Explore some of the most incredible architectural wonders in India and immerse yourself in culture on this tour of three cities. You'll start by experiencing the energy of Delhi before continuing on to see the Taj Mahal in Agra. Top it all off with a tour of the Pink City of Jaipur, where you'll tour even more grand palaces. Get ready to be amazed and left wanting to see more of India on this 7-day adventure. 

Taj Mahal
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Golden Triangle Tour: Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur - 5 Days

This five-day tour includes the best of India’s Golden Triangle (Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur), including the Taj Mahal, the Red Fort, Jaipur's City Palace, and lots more. See the highlights of northern India in this fast-paced, fun-filled tour that gives you a taste of the region's fascinating culture and beautiful architecture.

Maota Lake as seen from the top of Amer Fort, Jaipur
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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.

The Taj Mahal in the city of Agra
Map of Palaces, Villages, and Deserts of Rajasthan - 17 Days
Palaces, Villages, and Deserts of Rajasthan - 17 Days

During this 17-day excursion through Rajasthan, you'll see an array of palaces, monuments, villages, and deserts up close and personal. You'll spend the first two days in Dehli, where you'll visit historic mosques and tombs and take a rickshaw ride through the marketplace. Go on to visit an array of villages—from Mandawa to Bishnoi—where you'll learn about traditional life. Sightsee through historic cities such as Jaisalmer, Udaipur, and Jaipur, and one of the highlights is seeing the famous Taj Mahal made of white marble.

Valley of Flowers
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Himalayan Valley of Flowers Trek - 10 Days

Deep in the heart of the Himalaya is the spectacular Valley of Flowers, a mountainside meadow at an altitude of 11,500 feet (3500 m.). The valley turns into a riot of colors in August and September, with over 1000 varieties of flowers, shrubs, orchids, and other plants carpeting the valley. With its diverse flora and fauna and dazzling snow-capped peaks around, the valley is a naturalist’s heaven and a trekker's delight. On this four-day trek (within a 10-day itinerary) you can witness its splendor for yourself.

North India's Golden Triangle
Map of North India's Golden Triangle - 10 Days
North India's Golden Triangle - 10 Days

The Golden Triangle in North India symbolizes three pinnacles: culture, heritage, and metamorphosis. Your 10-day journey begins in the capital city of New Delhi, where you can learn about both Islamic and Hindu influences. In Agra, which symbolizes love, you will visit the grand wonder that is the Taj Mahal. A trip to Jaipur will reveal the beauty of the Pink City and its textile industry. On the final leg of your trip, you will visit Varanasi, where you will experience the live, iconic rituals along the Ganges, and visit the sacred Buddhist town of Sarnath.

Watch the world go by on a boat trip down the holy river Ganges in Varanasi
Map of Highlights of North India: Golden Triangle, Taj Mahal, Varanasi, & More - 10 Days
Highlights of North India: Golden Triangle, Taj Mahal, Varanasi, & More - 10 Days

From tigers to temples, and ancient palaces to bazaars, India is one of the most magical places in the world. This 10-day trip takes you all the way from the bustling capital and the holy city of Varanasi to Rajasthan, where we'll wander in the footsteps of past kings. Top that off with a trip to the Taj Mahal at sunrise and a tiger safari through one of northern India's biggest and most beautiful national parks and you're in for a whirlwind adventure through the heart of this amazing country.

Marari Beach
The Golden Triangle, Mumbai & Kerala - 14 Days

This two-week itinerary is a great way to see more of India and enjoy a balanced mix of beautiful landscapes and cultural activities. Visit Mumbai and New Delhi, then relax at an easier pace at Kerala's Marari Beach. On the way, you'll also see Agra—home of the Taj Mahal—Jaipur's Amber Fort, and charming Cochin.

Jaipur
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Highlights of Rajasthan: Delhi, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ajmer, and Jaipur - 7 Days

This seven-day tour of northern India is great for travelers who want to discover Rajasthan's fascinating culture and beautiful architecture. Visit the Golden City, ride camels through the desert dunes, stroll through the streets of the Blue City and more with this complete tour that includes stops in Delhi, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Ajmer.

Tiger at Ranthambore National Park
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Traditions & Wildlife of the Golden Triangle: Taj Mahal, Ranthambore, Jaipur, & More - 11 Days

Perfect for travelers who would like a bit of nature between city tours, this extensive journey into Rajasthan hits cultural highlights while adding two days in a national park. First, take a walking tour through Delhi before heading off to the home of the Taj Mahal, and enjoy the beauty of Ranthambore National Park before heading on to majestic Jaipur and spiritual Varanasi. You'll explore some of the most intriguing cities in India, immerse yourself in the region's architectural marvels, and see wild tigers.

View of Leh from above from Shanti Stupa
Map of India's Last Frontier - 14 Days
India's Last Frontier - 14 Days

This unique two-week journey highlights a region in northern India known for Buddhist sites and outdoor activities. After a night in Delhi, you and your guide will fly to Jammu and Kashmir where you'll acclimatize to the altitude while enjoying Himalayan culture in the town of Leh. Then, begin a series of hikes and scenic transfers to the area's best temples, monasteries, valleys, and wildlife preserves—all while staying in friendly lodges and camps for the ultimate adventure.

People bathing in Pushkar holy lake in Rajasthan
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The Best of Rajasthan: Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar, and More - 10 Days

Explore the best Rajasthan has to offer with this 10-day tour that includes stops in Delhi, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Jaipur, and Agra, as well as a night under the stars in the desert. You'll ride camels and rickshaws, visit temples, markets, and forts, and see some of the most famous sights in India, including the Taj Mahal and Delhi's Red Fort.

Experience the history and beauty of India from Rajasthan to Varanasi
Best of North India: Golden Triangle, Varanasi, Rajasthan, & Mumbai - 15 Days

With its vivid colors and glittering heritage, fascinating cities, and beautiful countryside from lush green oases to the Thar desert, North India is like nowhere else on earth. This 15-day trip will take you to some of the north's top destinations, including the palaces and temples of Jaipur, Udaipur, and Jodphur, the Taj Mahal—the world's most famous monument to love—and one of the holiest cities in the world, Varanasi, before winding up in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai.

Street food cooking in Rajasthan
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Culinary Tour of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh & Rajasthan - 15 Days

Indian food is a global favorite, but as you'll discover on this tour, the country's culinary delights vary enormously by region, religion, and culture. On this culinary tour of North India, you'll sample the region's most iconic (and delicious) food. Starting with the best street food in Delhi, you'll travel east to try the distinct Dum Pukht method of cooking in Lucknow. In the desert state of Rajashtan, learn how the arid landscape has influenced cuisine. Along the way, you'll enjoy cooking classes and demos, meals with local hosts, and more.

Kick off the trip with an afternoon in Gwalior Fort
Delhi to Mumbai Culture Tour - 15 Days

This 15-day adventure travels across two central Indian states using various modes of transportation for those who like to be on the move. After a city tour in Delhi, you and a guide will head into Madhya Pardesh to visit a vast array of holy towns, bustling bazaars, and cultural treasures. From here, continue to the state of Maharashtra, where you'll take two important day trips to UNESCO-listed cave complexes before ending in Mumbai for some urban action along the Arabian Sea.

Lamayuru
Ladakh High-Altitude Trek: Lamayuru to Chilling - 10 Days

Perched high in the mountains on the remote northern edge of India, Ladakh is a truly inspirational destination for a trekking holiday. This classic trek not only takes us through a spectacular high-altitude world with breathtaking vistas and entrancing scenery, but also gives you the chance to experience Buddhist culture in remote monasteries, practice yoga and mediation at a special center, and be awed by expansive mountain and valley views. This is a challenge not to be missed.

Rupshu Valley, one of the locations of the trek
Map of North India Rupshu Tsomoriri Trek - 18 Days
North India Rupshu Tsomoriri Trek - 18 Days

This itinerary's focal point is one of the most beautiful multi-day treks in the Indian Himalayas. Once you've acclimatized in the city of Leh, begin a journey through off-the-beaten-path landscapes with a small team who will cook meals and set up camps. The route includes monasteries, mountain passes, Tibetan communities, and sacred lakes, including Tsomoriri Lake, where you'll end the trek. You'll also arrive and depart from Delhi with just enough time to get a taste of India's sprawling capital.

Two rivers (Bhagirathi and Alaknanda) merge to create the Ganges
Map of North India Garhwal Pilgrim Trek - 19 Days
North India Garhwal Pilgrim Trek - 19 Days

This epic tour combines a multi-day trek with sacred Hindu sites in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Starting from Delhi, you and your guide will drive north to the Ganges to kick-off several days in the Himalayan foothills passing forests, rice paddies, meadows, bubbling streams, and snow-capped peaks while staying in a mix of lodges and camps. Finish with a night in Uttarkashi—home to numerous temples and ashrams—before swinging through another holy city (Haridwar) on your way back to Delhi.

Capture a glimpse of life along Mother Ganga on this trip through northern India
Splendid North India: Golden Triangle, Varanasi & Kolkata - 16 Days

Experience the magic of northern India on this amazing 16-day trip from Delhi to Kolkata. Visit the Golden Triangle and Rajasthan, before following the holy Ganges River as it flows through Uttar Pradesh to Varanasi. From sunrise boat trips to breathtaking sunsets, ancient palaces, religious rituals, historic hotspots, and the chance to visit some of India's most incredible and influential cities, this trip has it all.

Other popular travel destinations in India
Agra · Rajasthan · Varanasi · Ladakh · Kerala · West Bengal · Himachal Pradesh