Editor’s Choice: Escorted Tours of the Golden Triangle

by Paul Stafford  |  Published April 26, 2019

For many people visiting India, be it for the first or the fiftieth time, the Golden Triangle – consisting the cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur – contains some of the country’s finest examples of architecture in the forms of temples, forts and houses. But India is also a sensory experience. It is impossible to visit the country without the senses being pushed to their limits. With all of the life of India going on all around, it is sometimes rather overwhelming, and an escorted tour can help take care of some of the logistics so that travellers can focus on the experience.

There are many fully escorted tours of India’s Golden Triangle, each one helping handle the hotel accommodation, dining and transport aspects, which can be a mind-boggling and occasionally frustrating series of hurdles to anybody not completely au fait with the workings of India’s life bureaucracy. These tours also help enlighten travellers to the meaning of specific details and flourishes in the Mughal buildings and artwork that may have otherwise gone missed. Here are five of the best.