India's Golden Triangle, Udaipur & Mumbai 2025

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India's Golden Triangle, Udaipur & Mumbai, is tailor-made for those seeking a shorter visit to India while wishing to explore Northern India's "Golden Triangle," with accommodations in some of the world's top-rated hotels.
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Overview

Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Moderate

Highlights

    • Northern India... Timeless cities... thousands of years of compelling history. Breathtaking architecture
    • like the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort. Dramatic
    • sun-drenched landscapes... a rich mix of local cultures and cuisines... and age-old spiritual traditions on the ghats along the River Ganges.Along the Golden Triangle – from bustling Delhi to mystical Varanasi and the 'Pink City' of Jaipur
    • to Udaipur
    • the 'City of Lakes
    • ' – and finally to glorious Mumbai
    • city of wealth
    • slums
    • and Bollywood
    • Tauck has crafted a 13-day grand tour of India perfect for travelers with less time to spend. Experience contrasting images of the capital

What's this trip about?

    India's Golden Triangle, Udaipur & Mumbai, is tailor-made for those seeking a shorter visit to India while wishing to explore Northern India's "Golden Triangle," with accommodations in some of the world's top-rated hotels.

Details

Itinerary focusOperator does not provide
Group sizeSmall Group - 24 max
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start City New Delhi, India
End CityMumbai

Travel Themes

  • Cultural

Destinations

  • Asia
  • India

Attractions

  • Agra
  • Delhi
  • Jaipur
  • Mumbai
  • Udaipur
  • Varanasi

Activities

  • Culture

Trip includes

    • Multiple-night stays at three hotels ranked among the 15 "World's Best" hotels by the readers of Travel + Leisure – The Leela Palace Udaivilas, The Oberoi Rajvilas and The Oberoi Amarvilas (offering unparalleled views of the Taj Mahal), as well as the flagship Oberoi Mumbai, set along a scenic urban coastline known as the Queen's Necklace. On-Tour Air (4 flights) Three nights in the "City of Lakes," Udaipur, including a sari & turban demonstration and an auto-rickshaw tour of the city's spice and vegetable markets Two nights in Jaipur, highlighted by a visit to the Amber Fort and a Maharajah evening featuring dinner and entertainment Two nights in Mumbai, with guided visits to heritage landmarks Boat ride on the River Ganges, providing an opportunity to experience revered, centuries-old traditions in Varanasi

Itinerary

Travel Map

Day 1 India welcomes you... explore New Delhi

Tour begins: 2:00 PM, The Leela Palace New Delhi.
A transfer is included from Indira Gandhi International Airport to your luxury hotel, The Leela Palace New Delhi, renowned for gracious service in the heart of the city. Because most flights arrive late at night or very early in the morning, you may want to travel a day ...
Day 2 Past meets present in Old Delhi

Tour two UNESCO World Heritage Sites today as you explore the centuries-old history and culture of Old Delhi and environs. The first, which you'll visit this morning, is Humayun's Tomb, constructed for the Mughal Emperor Humayun and...

Day 3 Varanasi's rituals on the Ganges

Fly to the ancient city of Varanasi, built on the banks of the sacred River Ganges. Since the 6th century BC, this city has been a key destination for pilgrims who seek blessing and purification in the river's holy waters. A sightse...

Day 4 A Ganges cruise & on to Agra

Awaken early for a cruise on the River Ganges to view the Varanasi sunrise ceremonies, then fly to Agra for a two-night stay and tomorrow's visit to one of the world's most famous and recognizable buildings, the Taj Mahal. An incred...

Day 5 The Taj Mahal & Agra Fort

If you wish, you may visit the Taj Mahal in time for sunup – the gates open at sunrise. Those not going quite so early will join your Tauck Director a little later than sunrise (but still early morning) for a guided visit to the spe...

Day 6 Enjoy the royal treatment in Jaipur

Travel to Jaipur for a two-night stay at The Oberoi Rajvilas, reflecting the gracious lifestyles of India's legendary Rajput princes. A sightseeing tour of Jaipur includes the City Palace Museum and the Jantar Mantar Observatory – a...

Day 7 Jaipur's palaces & pavilions

Today's sightseeing includes the many gems of Jaipur, from the massive gateways and pillared pavilions inside Amber Fort to a tour of Amber Palace, with its magnificent domes, massive ramparts and glittering hall of mirrors. After a...

Day 8 Jaipur & on to Udaipur

Fly from Jaipur to Udaipur today and visit the Sasbahu temples in Nagda, built in the 10th-century; adorned with richly detailed stone carvings, the Hindu pavilions preside in a tranquil setting beside a lotus pond. Drive a short di...

Day 9 Treasures of Udaipur & a Lake Pichola cruise

A sightseeing tour with a local guide includes a stop at the 18th-century fountain gardens of Saheliyon Ki Bari (Garden of the Maidens), and a visit to the sumptuous City Palace complex – a labyrinth of richly decorated courtyards,...

Day 10 Udaipur's markets & the city at leisure

Today's sightseeing begins in Udaipur with an auto-rickshaw ride around the city's bustling spice and vegetable markets, for an insightful glimpse into everyday life in Udaipur. In the vegetable markets, women in brightly colored sa...

Day 11 Udaipur and on to Mumbai

Fly to Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra, India's wealthiest state, and the nation's financial hub. En route from the airport to the city center you'll pass through Dharavi, where street vendors and farmers' markets line the main r...

Day 12 The Cultural Treasures of Mumbai

This morning, a walking tour of landmarks includes the Gateway of India, a massive triumphal arch 87 feet high, built to welcome King George V and Queen Mary, who visited in 1911; actually, they were welcomed with a cardboard facsim...

Day 13 Journey Home

Tour ends: Mumbai.
Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from the Oberoi Mumbai to Mumbai International Airport. Allow a minimum of three hours for flight check-in. 

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PORTOFCALL : Mumbai, India

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Price From $7,990
Price per day$615
Last Updated: 10/19/2023

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The total tour cost includes the tour price (regular or promotional) and the compulsory local payment. The promotional price is subject to change. Check directly with the operator for the latest price offer. The tour operator requires you to pay only the tour price to purchase your travel. The compulsory local payment will be paid when you join the trip. All prices are based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender. Single supplement only needs to be paid if the passenger does not want to share and requests their own room. Discounts can only be applied at the time of booking and cannot be added at a later date, regardless of any changes made to the original booking.

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It's easy to see the world's sights. To stand in long lines, push through the crowds, and generally have the same standard-issue vacation as everyone else. But that's not good enough for us, and it's not good enough for you. We believe that travel should be easy. It should be fun. It should be worth your time and the price you paid. It should re-energize and transform. And above all else, it should be beyond the ordinary. Because how you see the world matters.

In 1882, Herman Tauck arrived in New York City from Germany in search of the American dream. His determination and values were passed on to his son, Arthur Tauck, who would realize that dream. With ingenuity and an innovative spirit, Arthur started Tauck Motor Tours, a travel company that would give birth to a new industry. The first tour, through the back roads of New England, was created by this 27-year-old in 1925. It embodied the same successful formula used by Tauck today: do the right thing. Craft a life-enriching travel experience; provide it at a single all-inclusive price; ensure there is great value for money; and rely on recommendations of satisfied customers to build a following and grow the business.

Two elements that did change over the next 90+ years – and three generations of Taucks – were the scope of destinations served and the variety of modes of travel used. Today Tauck delivers life-enriching travel experiences to every corner of the globe, incorporating small cruise ships, premium riverboats, trains, helicopters and more. What started as a New England motor coach tour company has truly evolved into an extraordinary global travel company. The fourth generation of Taucks is now involved in the company. While remarkable in any business, this seamless continuity across generations speaks to shared vision and values.

Throughout its history, the concept of “family” at Tauck has gone far beyond those sharing the surname to include hundreds of valued employees, and hundreds of thousands of loyal guests. The story of Tauck is the story of a unique American family company celebrating a passion for travel – a story that will continue to inspire generations to come.

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