2017 SEASON
Dec 2017 - Dec 2017
2018 SEASON
Jan 2018 - Dec 2018
Home > All Tours > Asia Tours > India & Sri Lanka Tours > India's Golden Triangle & the Tigers of Ranthambore with Goa Extension

14 Day India's Golden Triangle & the Tigers of Ranthambore (Goa Extension)

Cosmos Tour starting in Delhi and finishing in Goa

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Cosmos's 14 Day India's Golden Triangle & the Tigers of Ranthambore (Goa Extension). This fascinating tour of the Golden Triangle encapsulates the glittering royal past of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, taking in magnificent forts, ornate mosques and enchanting palaces. Search for...read more

Overview

Operator: Cosmos
Type: Tour (Affordable)
Style: Regional Discovery
Max Group Size: 50
Duration: 14 Days
From: Delhi to Goa
Tour Code: 2625
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: India
Our Price From:
$ 2,227
Per Person ($AU)
Save This Month:
$ 93
Per Person ($AU)

Day By Day

1

Delhi

Welcome to Delhi, the capital of modern India. Delhi is a magnetic blend of old and new, boasting a fascinating array of sights, from elegant shops and lively bazaars to impressive forts and mosques that were once the power-base for India's Mughal emperors. On arrival in Delhi you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel where the afternoon is free for you to relax or start exploring. This evening meet your Tour Director for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
2

Delhi

Your day starts with a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi including a CYCLE RICKSHAW RIDE. See the splendid 17th century Mughal Red Fort before visiting landmarks such as RAJ GHAT and the majestic three-domed JAMA MASJID/ the largest mosque in Asia. Experience a walk in the alleys of CHANDNI CHOWK and later, visit the ancient stepwell AGRASEN KI BAOLI, which has 103 steps and a series of carved chambers and passages. This afternoon, enjoy New Delhi's major sights including the towering QUTAB MINAR, ancient tomb of the Emperor Humayun, the grand India Gate war memorial, then a drive past Parliament and Rashtrapati Bhawan. (B)
3

Delhi - Agra

Today we travel to Agra and visit AGRA FORT, a colossal, red sandstone UNESCO World Heritage Site comprising the spectacular Mughal palace with audience halls, the Room of Mirrors and the pavilion where Shahjahan spent his last days. Visit the famous TAJ MAHAL at sunset. This remarkable edifice was commissioned by Shahjahan as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz Mahal and took 22 years to build. (B)
4

Agra - Fatehpu Sikri - Jaipur

En-route to Jaipur this morning, stop at FATEHPUR SIKRI, an abandoned city. Tour the sandstone palaces, elegant courtyards and victory gate of this ghostly place built in 1569 and deserted by its people when the water ran out. En-route visit CHAND BAORI, the ancient stepwell in Abhaneri, with 11 levels of zigzagging steps. Later arrive at Jaipur, Rajasthan's quintessential royal city. Often referred to as the "Pink City", Jaipur is studded with intricately adorned temples & monuments. (B)
5

Jaipur

Today we start the day with a visit to the legendary AMBER FORT, known as the 'Sleeping Beauty of Rajasthan'. This fortress-palace has a sombre exterior that hides a richly ornate interior of royal apartments, including an alabaster Hall of Victory and a superb Chamber of Mirrors. Explore the ANOKHI MUSEUM and the CITY PALACE MUSEUM, with its collection of paintings, carpets, weapons and costumes, then enjoy time at the bustling markets of the old city. (B) NOTE: Museum visit subject to opening times.
6

Jaipur - Ranthambore National Park

Drive to Ranthambore National Park, home to its famous tigers and the only place in Rajasthan where these impressive creatures can be seen in the wild. It is said that Ranthambore provided the inspiration for Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. Plant a tree in the National Park and enjoy your first jungle safari this afternoon. (B/L/D)
7

Ranthambore

Bring your wildlife-watching eyes and spot telltale tiger stripes today on your two jungle safaris. Also look out for leopards, striped hyenas, sambar deer, sloth bears and Indian wild boar. (B/L/D)
8

Ranthambore - Delhi

Depart early this morning for your train to Delhi. Transfer to your hotel in Gurgaon on arrival. (B)
9

Delhi - Goa

This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Goa. Upon arrival in Goa you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel where the remainder of your day is at leisure. (B)
10

Goa

Spend time relaxing and enjoying your beautiful resort in Goa. Explore the streets of the capital, Panaji and the Temples of Ponda; visit colonial churches; stroll the local markets to see a variety of spices and silks. (B)
11-13

Goa

Enjoy three days at leisure. (Bx3)
14

Goa

Your tour ends today with a transfer to the airport. (B)

Day By Day

1

Delhi

Welcome to Delhi, the capital of modern India. Delhi is a magnetic blend of old and new, boasting a fascinating array of sights, from elegant shops and lively bazaars to impressive forts and mosques that were once the power-base for India's Mughal emperors. This evening, meet your Tour Director for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
2

Delhi

Your day starts with a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi including a CYCLE RICKSHAW RIDE. See the splendid 17th century Mughal Red Fort before visiting landmarks such as RAJ GHAT and the majestic three-domed JAMA MASJID/ the largest mosque in Asia. Experience a walk in the alleys of CHANDNI CHOWK; and later, visit the ancient stepwell AGRASEN KI BAOLI, which has 103 steps and a series of carved chambers and passages. This afternoon, enjoy New Delhi's major sights, including the towering QUTUB MINAR, ancient tomb of the Emperor Humayun; the grand India Gate war memorial; then, a drive past Parliament and Rashtrapati Bhavan. (B)
3

Delhi - Agra

Today, we travel to Agra and visit AGRA FORT, a colossal, redsandstone UNESCO World Heritage Site comprising the spectacular Mughal Palace with audience halls, the Room of Mirrors, and the pavilion where Shahjahan spent his last days. Visit the famous TAJ MAHAL at sunset. This remarkable edifice was commissioned by Shahjahan as a memorial to his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, and took 22 years to build. (B)
4

Agra - Fatehpu Sikri - Jaipur

En route to Jaipur this morning, stop at FATEHPUR SIKRI, an abandoned city. Tour the sandstone palaces, elegant courtyards, and victory gate of this ghostly place built in 1569 and deserted by its people when the water ran out. En route, visit CHAND BAORI, the ancient stepwell in Abhaneri, with 11 levels of zigzagging steps. Later, arrive at Jaipur, Rajasthan's quintessential royal city. Often referred to as the 'Pink City', Jaipur is studded with intricately adorned temples and monuments. (B)
5

Jaipur

Today we start the day with a visit to the legendary AMBER FORT, known as the 'Sleeping Beauty of Rajasthan'. This fortress-palace has a sombre exterior that hides a richly ornate interior of royal apartments, including an alabaster Hall of Victory and a superb Chamber of Mirrors. Explore the ANOKHI MUSEUM and the CITY PALACE MUSEUM, with its collection of paintings, carpets, weapons and costumes, then enjoy time at the bustling markets of the old city. (B) NOTE: Museum visit subject to opening times.
6

Jaipur - Ranthambore National Park

Drive to Ranthambore National Park, home to its famous tigers and the only place in Rajasthan where these impressive creatures can be seen in the wild. It is said that Ranthambore provided the inspiration for Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. Plant a tree in the National Park and enjoy your first jungle safari this afternoon. (B/L/D)
7

Ranthambore

Bring your wildlife watching eyes and spot telltale tiger stripes today on your two jungle safaris. Also, look out for leopards, striped hyenas, sambar deer, sloth bears, and Indian wild boar. (B/L/D)
8

Ranthambore - Delhi

Depart early this morning for your train to Delhi. Transfer to your hotel in Gurgaon on arrival. (B)
9

Delhi - Goa

This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Goa. Upon arrival in Goa, you will be met by a local representative and transferred to your hotel where the remainder of your day is at leisure. (B)
10

Goa

Spend time relaxing and enjoying your beautiful beach resort in Goa. Explore the streets of the capital, Panaji, and the Temples of Ponda; visit colonial churches; and stroll the local markets to see a variety of spices and silks. (B)
11

Goa

Enjoy day at leisure.(B)
12

Goa

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Trip Inclusions

Included Experiences

  • SIGHTSEEING: In Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
  • SCENIC HIGHLIGHTS: Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, Amber Fort, Ranthambore National Park.
  • GOA EXTENSION.
  • GUIDES: Services of a professional Tour Director.
  • TRANSPORTATION: Airport transfers; private, deluxe, air-conditioned coach while touring; train from Ranthambore to Delhi.
  • HOTELS: Hotel accommodation in twin-bed rooms with private facilities, as stated or similar.

Included Meals

  • 13 Breakfasts
  • 2 Lunches
  • 3 Dinners

Accomodation

  • Hotel Classifications: Superior First Class (SF), First Class (F), Moderate First Class (MF), Superior Tourist (ST), Deluxe (D), Moderate Deluxe (MD), Best Available (BA), National Park (NP)
  • Delhi The Piccadily (SF), Agra Radisson Blu (SF), Jaipur Holiday Inn City Centre (SF), Ranthambore Ranthambore Regency (MF), Gurgaon Country Inn & Suites (SF), Goa Alila Diwa (MD)

Trip Notes

  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.

 

Trip Inclusions

Included Experiences

  • SIGHTSEEING: In Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
  • SCENIC HIGHLIGHTS: Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, Amber Fort, Ranthambore National Park.
  • GOA EXTENSION.
  • GUIDES: Services of a professional Tour Director.
  • TRANSPORTATION: Airport transfers; private, deluxe, air-conditioned coach while touring; train from Ranthambore to Delhi.
  • HOTELS: Hotel accommodation in twin-bed rooms with private facilities, as stated or similar.

Accommodation

  • Hotel Classifications: First Class (F), Superior First Class (SF)
  • Delhi The Piccadily (SF), Agra Radisson Blu (SF), Jaipur Holiday Inn City Centre (SF), Ranthambore Ranthambore Regency (F), Gurgaon Country Inn & Suites (SF), Goa Cidade de Goa (F)

Included Meals

  • 11 Breakfasts
  • 2 Lunches
  • 3 Dinners

Trip Notes

  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.

Operator Details

Cosmos Reviews: (1366)
Tours on Sale: 195
Accommodation: 3.5 Star
Average Age: 35-60+ years
Types: Coach Tours
Max Group Size(s): 50
Budget: Low Cost
Destinations: Africa, Asia, Canada & Alaska, Europe, South & Central America, UK & Ireland, USA
2017 SEASON
Dec 2017 - Dec 2017
2018 SEASON
Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

Prices & Dates ($AU)

Best Price Guarantee
Global Journeys offer a 'Best Price Guarantee' on all Cosmos tours & will beat any comparative quote!
Read more
Journeys Club
Have you travelled with Avalon Waterways, Globus or Cosmos before? Save an additional 5%.
Read more
Multiple Trips?
Save an additional $100 per couple when you book a second Cosmos tour with Global Journeys.
Read more
Past Client?
Have you booked a holiday with Global Journeys before? Save an additional $100 per booking!
Read more
Departs Status
02 Dec 2017 $ 2,227 Request Quote
View Next Season Dates & Prices >
Definite Departures. Your Global Journeys tour consultant will check the availability of your departure date when you request a quote with us.

Similar Tours

Tour Notes
Trip prices are per person, and reflect applicable discounts. Discounts are subject to availability, exclusive to Global Journeys and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change by Cosmos. Full terms & conditions are available here.
Travel Industry Associations & Awards

Back to top