India's Golden Triangle & The Maldives
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India's Golden Triangle & The Maldives

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Combine a whirlwind adventure across India with a luxurious Maldives getaway on this all-encompassing 13-night itinerary. Visit India's most sought-after destinations on a tour of the renowned Golden Triangle route, beginning in the capital of Delhi before viewing some of the world's finest architectural sites in Agra, embarking on a wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park and embracing the local culture in Jaipur. Finish off with a world-class 5-night stay on the immaculate white sand beaches of the Maldives. 

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Itinerary includes:
  • International & domestic flights
  • Transfers between the hotels and airports
  • All tours and activities where mentioned
  • 2 nights stay at the 5-star The Imperial
  • 2 nights stay at the 5-star Trident,Agra
  • 2 nights stay at the 5-star The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort, Ranthambore
  • 2 nights stay at the 4-star Dera Mandawa Hotel
  • 5 nights stay at the 5-star Joali Maldives
Day 1-2
Fly from UK to New Delhi

Your itinerary begins in the capital of New Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your driver and transferred to your first accommodation. 

Day 2-4
2 nights stay at The Imperial New Delhi

The Imperial New Delhi is an extravagant luxury heritage hotel with an elegant style inspired by India's golden era, situated inside a quiet garden in the heart of the city. The hotel features a tree-fringed outdoor pool, beautiful manicured grounds, five restaurants, and an Ayurvedic spa. 

Day 2-3
Evening Culinary Tour of Old Delhi & Full-Day Tour of Delhi

Spend your first evening in Delhi walking the winding streets of the Old Quarter on a culinary tour of the aromatic food stalls and markets that intersperse the city. The following day, you'll embark on a captivating full-day tour around New Delhi, stopping at the city's most notable sites, including Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar, before enjoying a thrilling rickshaw ride through Old Delhi.

Day 4
Transfer from Delhi to Agra on the Gatimaan Express

Travel to your next destination in sheer luxury as you bid farewell to Delhi and depart to your next destination, Agra. Featuring two restaurants, complimentary WiFi, an LCD television for every passenger and world-class service, the train ride is an unforgettable experience in and of itself. 

Day 4-6
2 nights stay at Trident, Agra

Centred around a tranquil garden, Trident, Agra is an enchanting luxury property located near many of Agra's most sought-after sites. Enjoy basking in the Indian sun around the gorgeous pool, dining on Mughal-inspired food, and relaxing with Western, Oriental, and Ayurvedic wellness treatments at the Trident Spa.

Day 4-5
Agra Fort, Sunset at Taj Mahal & Kachpura Heritage Walk

You'll spend your time in Agra touring the city's most spectacular sites, beginning with the exquisite 16th-century Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that once homed the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty. The following day, you'll view one of the world's finest architectural sites under the glow of sunset on a visit to the magnificent Taj Mahal, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. 

Spend the remainder of the day exploring the lesser-known corners of Agra on a captivating heritage walk, setting off from the agricultural fields before arriving at the ancient village of Kachpura, home to Humayun's Mosque. After touring the village, head to Mehtab Bagh, one of eleven Mughal gardens built alongside the Yamuna River to provide views of Agra Fort and the Taj Mahal. 

Day 6
Fatehpur Sikri

Before moving on to your next destination, step back in time as you enter the mystifying ancient fort city of Fatehpur Sikri, located just outside of Agra. Built by Emperor Akbar, the city is an Indo-Islamic masterpiece, exquisitely crafted in red sandstone and embellished with intricate designs.

Day 6
Road transfer from Agra to Ranthambhore National Park

Following your tour of Fatehpur Sikri, you'll be met by your driver and transferred to the local train station for a two-hour journey to your next destination. Upon arrival, you'll be met once again and transferred to your next accommodation. 

Day 6-8
2 nights stay at The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort

Set amidst luscious greenery within Ranthambore National Park, The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort affords guests a luxurious yet immersive stay in the heart of one of India's most spectacular wilderness regions. The resort boasts opulent tent-style accommodation that features regionally inspired furnishings, a serene spa and a fantastic on-site restaurant. 

Day 7
Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park, the most famous National Park in northern India, is a natural wildlife sanctuary that is home to some of the world's rarest big cats: the Royal Bengal Tigers. During your stay in the park, you'll venture out on an enthralling safari excursion where you'll have the opportunity to spot these creatures roaming the plains, as well as hyenas, sloth bears, and macaques, among an abundance of other wildlife.

Day 8
Road transfer from Ranthambore National Park to Jaipur

Prepare to visit your final destination in India as you check out of the resort and meet your representative for a private car transfer to your accommodation in the city of Jaipur. 

Day 8-10
2 nights stay at Dera Mandawa Hotel

Established in 1885, Dera Mandawa Hotel is a quaint family-run boutique hotel characterised by an old-world charm with its colourful interiors and regionally-inspired decor. Boasting an excellent location near many of Jaipur's most notable sites, the hotel is the perfect setting from which to venture out and explore all the city has to offer. 

During your stay, you can enjoy a variety of fascinating cultural experiences available at the hotel. With a blue pottery making experience led by an expert potter, learn about the unique relationship between Jaipur, Persia, and the Mughal empire before producing your own piece. Next, you'll be treated to a fragrant cooking demonstration followed by the opportunity to sample the wonderful dishes. 

Day 8-9
Exploring Jaipur & Evening Bazaar Walk

You'll embark on a comprehensive tour of Jaipur, beginning at the Amber Palace, the city's 16th-century hilltop fortress. Once you reach the summit, you're free to wander through the palace's grand interiors of courtyards and halls. That afternoon, you'll visit the beautiful City Palace, an elegant, colonnaded complex with exquisite buildings, gardens and courtyards, ornate paintings, and carved doors. After that, your tour will take you to Jantar Mantar, India's most famous of five observatories established by Sawai Jai Singh, the Kingdom of Amber's 29th Kachwaha Rajput ruler. 

Spend the evening browsing Jaipur's lively markets, an expert-led interactive experience that will see you discover unique artisanal crafts, delicious street food and gorgeous regional artefacts. 

Day 10-11
Fly from Jaipur to Male

Following an unforgettable adventure across India, it's time to move on to the next leg of your journey. Once you've checked out of the hotel, you'll be greeted by your driver and transferred to the local airport from where you'll depart to Male. Upon arrival in the Maldives, you'll board a short domestic flight before travelling to the resort via a private speedboat. 

Day 11-16
5 nights stay at Joali

Residing amidst swaying coconut palm trees within the secluded Raa Atoll, Joali is an exceptional five-star property located on Muravandhoo Island. The resort features four world-class restaurants, a spa with tailored treatments, an expansive pool, and a watersports facility, making it the perfect setting to enjoy the paradisiacal surroundings. 

Day 11-16
Water Excursions & Yoga Classes

Boasting around 2,500 reefs, the Maldives is the ultimate destination for an underwater adventure. During your stay, embark on a variety of excursions, from snorkelling amidst vibrant marine life and kayaking on a glass-bottom boat to paddleboarding with a cool Indian Ocean breeze. Take advantage of your tranquil surroundings and enjoy a soothing yoga session in the company of marvellous ocean views. 

Add a private dinner to your itinerary and enjoy a star-lit evening of delectable cuisine on the immaculate beachfront. 

Day 16-17
Fly from Male to UK

Enjoy one final morning at the resort before boarding a private speedboat for a transfer to the local airport. From there, you'll take a short domestic flight back to Male before continuing on to the UK.

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Itinerary includes:
  • International & domestic flights
  • Transfers between the hotels and airports
  • All tours and activities where mentioned
  • 2 nights stay at the 5-star The Imperial
  • 2 nights stay at the 5-star Trident,Agra
  • 2 nights stay at the 5-star The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort, Ranthambore
  • 2 nights stay at the 4-star Dera Mandawa Hotel
  • 5 nights stay at the 5-star Joali Maldives
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