Exotic India Solo Traveller

Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: India
Price From: £3895.00


This journey for solo travellers covers the ‘Golden Triangle’ of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, as well as other pretty cities and tiger-prowled parkland. After a rickshaw tour of Delhi, Indias historic capital, continue to Agra to see the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Search for elusive Bengal tigers in Ranthambore, and marvel at the majestic forts and grand palaces of princely Rajasthan. Throughout your tour, you enjoy the company of like-minded solo travellers.


DAY 1:Fly from London to Delhi

Fly from London to Delhi


Overnight flight from London (regional connections available) to Delhi withVirgin Atlantic. (N)

Meal basis: As per itinerary B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

DAY 2:Delhi


Arrive in Delhi and transfer to the Taj Palace for 2 nights. Late afternoon tour of Old Delhi exploring Chandni Chowk by cycle rickshaw. Welcome dinner at the Haveli Dharampura in Old Delhi, with views towards the Red Fort and Jama Masjid. (D)

Accommodation:Taj Palace

DAY 3:Delhi


Morning visit to the President’s Palace in New Delhi for the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Continue to the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun and the Qutb Minar tower. Afternoon at leisure – perhaps explore one of Delhi’s many markets or simply relax at your hotel. (B, D)

Accommodation:Taj Palace

DAY 4:Agra


Drive to Agra. In the afternoon, visit the magnificent Agra Fort. Stay overnight at the Taj Convention Centre. (B, D)

Accommodation:Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Agra

DAY 5:Fatehpur Sikri – Ranthambore

Fatehpur Sikri – Ranthambore

Early morning sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal. After breakfast, drive to the deserted sandstone city of Fatehpur Sikri. Enjoy lunch at the lavish Laxmi Vilas Palace. Continue to the railway station and transfer to Sawai Madhopur for 2 nights in the Sawai Vilas (until Mar 2023) or the Dev Vilas (from March 2023).Afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D)

Accommodation:Dev Vilas

DAY 6:Ranthambore


Early morning and late afternoon wildlife drives in search of tigers. (B, L, D)

Accommodation:Dev Vilas

DAY 7:Jaipur


Drive to the pink city of Jaipur. Stay 2 nights at the wonderful heritage hotel, Shahpura House. Afternoon at leisure. (B, D)

Accommodation:Shahpura House

DAY 8:Jaipur


This morning visit the ancient Amber Fort and then the City Palace, home of the present maharajah. (B, D)

Accommodation:Shahpura House

DAY 9:Pushkar – Deogarh

Pushkar – Deogarh

Morning departure for Deogarh visiting Pushkar and its temples and markets en route. Stay 2 nights at the Deogarh Mahal, a former palace and now a superb heritage hotel. Evening cookery demonstration. (B, D)

Accommodation:Deogarh Mahal

DAY 10:Deogarh


Take a scenic ride on Deogarh’s metre-gauge train passing waterfalls, lush landscapes and rural life. Optional afternoon 4×4 safari visiting local Bishnoi tribal villages dotted throughout the surrounding countryside.* (B, D)

Accommodation:Deogarh Mahal

DAY 11:Ranakpur – Udaipur

Ranakpur – Udaipur

Drive to Udaipur, arguably Rajasthan’s most picturesque city. Visit the Jain temples at Ranakpur en route. Stay 2 nights atFateh Niwas. (B, D)

Accommodation:Fateh Niwas

DAY 12:Udaipur


Enjoy a guided tour of Udaipur including City Palace, the Jagdish Temple and the Garden of the Maid’s Honour. End the tour with a cruise on the lake. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner overlooking Lake Fateh Sagar. (B, D)

Accommodation:Fateh Niwas

DAY 13:Fly to Delhi

Fly to Delhi

Morning at leisure. Afternoon flight from Udaipur to Delhi for an overnight stay atVivanta New Delhi Dwarka. (B)

Accommodation:Vivanta New Delhi Dwarka

DAY 14:Fly to London from Delhi

Fly to London from Delhi

Transfer to the airport for theVirgin Atlanticflight to London. (B)

Meal basis:As per itinerary B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.