Golden Triangle & South India Temples 12 days

 
  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly

Experience a taste of India on this outstanding tour of the countrys most fabled sights. Explore the Golden Triangle that combines the countrys capital city Delhi to the wondrous sites of the Mughal capital of Agra, the legendary Fatehpur Sikri, and the Pink City of Jaipur. Then fly to South India colonial port city Chennai. Explore the city and advance to visit Kanchipuram & Mahabalipuram & Pondicherry. Continue to visit UNESCO WHS of the Great Living Chola Temples at Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Darasuram & Thanjavur. See some largest active temples in India at Trichy and Madurai.


Day 1 Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport assistance & transfer to hotel (hotel check in/ out time 12pm).

Later city tour of Delhi. Visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk & Khari Baoli Spice Market on cycle Rickshaw, Raj Gath, Humayun Tomb, Qutab Minar & Lotus Temple. Also drive pass President House, Parliament & India Gate.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 2 Delhi - Agra (210kms)

Drive to Agra check in at hotel. Later visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 3 Agra - Jaipur (245kms)

Drive to Jaipur via visiting Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri step. Arrive Jaipur check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 4 Jaipur

Visit Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Sisodia Rani Garden, City Palace, Observatory, Hawa Mahal & Birla temple. Further explore local market of Pink City.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 5 Jaipur - Chennai

Transfer to airport to board flight for Chennai. On arrival transfer to hotel. Later visit Fort St. George, St Mary Church inside the fortress, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Government Museum, Dakshinachitra Museum, Santhome Cathedral & Marina Beach.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 6 Chennai - Mahabalipuram (120kms)

Drive to Mahabalipuram via visiting Kanchipuram an ancient city famous as city of thousands temple. On arrival check in at hotel. Later visit Mahabalipuram UNESCO WHS monuments Monolithic Temples, Krishnas Butterball, Cave Temples, Shore Temple & The Arjuna Penance.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 7 Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (120kms)

Drive to Pondicherry check in at hotel. Later visit Aurovil & Pondicherry Museum. Drive pass or walk through stunning French Quarters, charming mustard streets and colonial villas which include French consulate, Raj Nivas, Government Square, Churches & French schools.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 8 Pondicherry - Thanjavur (180kms)

Drive to Thanjavur via visiting Chidambaram Nataraja Temple and The Great Living Chola Temples at Gangaikonda Cholapuram & Darasuram. On arrival check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 9 Thanjavur - Trichy (60kms)

Visit Brihadeshwara Temple & Palace Complex built by great Chola king in the 10th century. Drive to Trichy check in at hotel. Visit Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple the largest functional temple in the world and The Rock Fort the oldest rock in the world 230 crore years old.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 10 Trichy - Madurai (135kms)

Drive to Madurai check in at hotel. Later visit Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Palace, Alagar Koil, Tiruparankundram Murugan Temple & Palamuthirsolai Murugan Temple.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 11 Madurai - Delhi

As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival at Delhi airport assistance & transfer to hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 12 Delhi - Departure

As per flight schedule Departure transfer to airport.

Meal plan: B.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • Assistance on arrival at airport
  • 11 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels
  • Meal as per day plan (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)
  • Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water in car
  • Government taxes
  • Agra x 1 nights Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Agra x 1 nights Mansion Grand/ Courtyard by Marriott DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Agra x 1 nights Radisson Hotel/ Crystal Sarovar Premier DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Chennai x 1 night ITC Grand Chola/ The Leela Palace DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Chennai x 1 night Raj Park/ MGM East Woods DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Chennai x 1 night The Raintree/ Accord Metropolitan DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Delhi x 2 nights Le Meridien/ The Claridges DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Delhi x 2 nights Madhuban Hotel/ Meridian Plaza DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Delhi x 2 nights The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Jaipur x 2 nights Holiday Inn City Centre/ Lemon Tree Premier DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Jaipur x 2 nights ITC Rajputana/ Hilton Jaipur DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Jaipur x 2 nights Redfox Hotel/ Park Ocean DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Madurai x 1 night Astoria by Sparsa/ Madurai‚Äôs Residency DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Madurai x 1 night GRT Regency/ Fortune Pandiyan Hotel DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Madurai x 1 night Heritage Madurai/ The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Mahabalipuram x 1 night Ideal Beach Resort/ Confluence The Banquet & Resort DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Mahabalipuram x 1 night INDeco Hotels/ Mamalla Beach Resort DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Mahabalipuram x 1 night Radisson BLU Resort Temple Bay/ Fisherman's Cove DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Pondicherry x 1 night Le Pondy/ The Windflower Resort & Spa DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Pondicherry x 1 night Palais De Mahe/ La Villa DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Pondicherry x 1 night Shenbaga Hotel/ Annamalai International DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Thnjore x 1 night Grand Gardenia/ Oriental Towers DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Thnjore x 1 night Sangam Hotels/ Ideal River View Resort DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Thnjore x 1 night Svatma DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Trichy x 1 night Red Fox Hotel/ Grand Gardenia DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Trichy x 1 night Sangam Hotels/ Ideal River View Resort DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Jaipur - Chennai & Madurai - Delhi flight fare approx INR 15,500 per person in economy class
  • Camera charges at monuments
  • Meals other than mentioned in day plan
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc
  • Gratuities & optional activities
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

Available in

English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian
(Other than English guide subject to availability and at additional cost)


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: New Delhi , NCR, India

Pick up times available: 09:00

Pick up location: Delhi Airport

Ends at: Delhi Airport

Nearest airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)



Covid-19 measures

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Eco Features:

  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 15 days or more before the travel date
20% cancellation fee - between 7-14 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $1136 per person

* Minimum of 1 adults are required on this tour

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* Free cancellation until 15 days before departure