Golden Triangle Tour With Varanasi
|Agra||Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandra|
|Delhi||Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, India Gate, President's House, Humayun's Tomb & Qutub Minar|
|Jaipur||Elephant ride to Amber Fort Palace , City Palace, Jantar Mantar (Observatory) & Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) , Optional Cultural evening at Chokhi Dhani.|
|Fatehpur Sikari||Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti|
|Varanasi||Grand Darshan of Ganga|
The famous golden triangle tour with Varanasi offers a splendid opportunity to see metropolitan Delhi and magnificent heritage cities of Agra, Jaipur and Varanasi. Tourists experience the amazing fusion of traditions, culture, and architectural brilliance of these cities.
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
As soon as you land in Delhi whether by train or air, you will meet our representative who will transfer you to your preferred hotel. Spend the day at leisure. Night stay in hotel.
Day 2: Delhi Sightseen
After breakfast, you will embark on a sightseeing tour of the capital that includes all popular places of tourist interest. Discover the charm of Old Delhi by visiting places like Red Fort, Jama Masjid, QutabMinar, and Red Fort. Visit Akshardham temple, India Gate, Lodhi Gardens, RashtrapatiBhawan, which is the official residence of president of India, etc. Spend the evening in whatever way you feel like. Night stay in hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi - Jaipur
After breakfast leaves for Jaipur also known as “Pink City” by air-conditioned taxi. The journey takes about 5 hours. Check in the hotel. Visit the splendid HawaMahal, the beautifully carved pink sandstone “Palace of the Winds” and the impressive City Palace Museum, which is a fine example of fusion of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture which houses the wonderful art collections of the Maharajahs of Jaipur, ancient manuscripts as well as paintings,. In the evening you can roam in the quaint streets of Jaipur and buy artefacts at the local market. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 4: Jaipur
After breakfast, visit hillside Amber fort and Sheesh mahal that is palace of mirrors. Enjoy a thrilling elephant ride. Drive back to Jaipur. Visit famous Hawa mahal, the magnificent City palace museum known for its unique collection of royal Rajasthani costumes and armory. It is said that Hawa Mahal was built for the woman of the royal household so that they stay unnoticed while watching the busy streets of Jaipur. Visit Jantar Mantar an outstanding observatory built in the beginning of 18th century has 19 main astronomical instruments. You can also check out the ancient way of seeing time in the largest stone observatory in the world. Stroll in the streets of the pink city for shopping. Back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Jaipur – Fathepur Sikri – Agra
After early Breakfast head east to heritage city of Agra which is at a distance of nearly 289 km and takes nearly 5 hours to cover this distance .En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri which takes nearly 1.5 hrs. It is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural .Have lunch after that and proceeds to Agra. Hotel check-in on arrival and at evening visit the palatial Royal Pavilions at the red sandstone Agra Fort for a glimpse of the royal Mughal lifestyle and Taj Mahal, the inimitable white-marble world wonder built by emperor in memory of his beloved. Back to the hotel for night stay
Day 6: Agra – Varanasi (By Train)
Early morning tour of Taj Mahal would be cherished all your life. Taj Mahal, built by Shahjahan the famous Mughal emperor looks spectacular and is a monument of true love. You can also visit Itmad-ud-Daula’s tomb which is also a place worth visiting. In the evening you will be taken to the Agra Railway station where you can board the train to the temple and holy city of Varanasi.
Day 7: Varanasi
You will reach Varnasi in the afternoon. Varanasi or Kashi has withstood tests of time, is said to be the oldest inhabited towns in the world, and dates back to nearly 5,000 years. It is situated on the bank of the river Ganges and is an ultimate pilgrimage place of Hindus. It is also popular as the cultural capital of the country where both life and death come together. Our representative will meet you at the station who will help you check-in at the hotel.
Day 8: Varanasi
In the morning, pick up from hotel and with our guide in Varanasi embark on a city tour. Visit ancient Kashi Vishwanath temple, Benaras Hindu Unversity, TulsiManasmandir and Bharat Mata mandir that is dedicated to Mother India. In the evening, visit Asi Ghat as the sun sets and casts its orange rays on the shimmering waters of holy River Ganga , you will witness the spectacular age - old Aarti ceremony during which the worshippers pray near the water by the light of candles and lanterns. Take a boat ride at dawn on the river Ganges. This is an amazing experience. Overnight stay in the hotel
Day 9: Varanasi – Delhi ( by Flight)
After an early breakfast you will visit Sarnath where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon at the Deer Park. Sarnath is situated near the confluence of the Ganges and Gomati rivers in the state of Uttar Pradesh.. Sarnath is popular for ancient ruins of Buddhist stupas, temples and monasteries. It is barely 6 kms. to the northern part of Varanasi city. Get back to Varanasi to board the flight in the late afternoon to Delhi. Reach Delhi where our representative will take you to the hotel for a night stay.
Day 10: Departure
Proceed to the airport or Railway station for your onward destination and take some wonderful memories home.