7 Nights 8 Days Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi
Tour Destination : Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Delhi
Blissful spiritual connection to this tour is a relaxed yet divine experience that enchants people with different interests. Varanasi or Kashi situated on the banks of Ganges is a holy city that played has been pivotal in the development of Buddhism. The city is also important education centre, having one of the largest residential universities of India. Another city covered in the package is Agra. The celebrated Mughal city is famous for splendid art and crafts. Taj Mahal is the major draw for visitors. This week-long tour starts with sightseeing of India’s capital, Delhi.
- Shopping at Delhi Hat, Khan Market, Paharganj, Sarojni Nangar etc.
- Tombs and historical monuments
- Qutub Minar, tallest minaret
- Amber Fort
- Elephant Ride at Amber Fort
- City Palace
- Hawa Mahal
- Fatehpur Sikri, the Ghost Capital
- Taj Mahal
- Sarnath, Major Buddhist pilgrimage
- Religious ghats, sacred for Hindus
Day 1 – Delhi Arrival ^
On arrival at Delhi International Airport you will be greeted by our representative & transferred to your pre – booked hotel. Relax & rejuvante yourself at hotel.
Day2 – Delhi ^
Establish your morning with a guided tour of Old Delhi.Starting with Raj Ghat , where India’s son Mahatma Gandhi cremated .Visit the largest mosque in India known as Jama Masjid.
Take a rickshaw ride in narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk , old bazaar of Delhi. From here we ahead to Red Fort , built by emperor Shah Jahan in 17th century & labeled by UNESCO as world heritage site.
Post lunch you will be taken for a tour to New Delhi planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens.Visit the Humayun’s Tomb , memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun , built in 16th century & renowned as World Heritage Site. Our next attraction will be Qutub Minar , the tallest minaret of world & a perfect example of Indo-Islamic architecture & listed in UNESCO’s world heritage site.
Also visit the India Gate & President House , the official residence of President of India. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 – Delhi – Jaipur ( 250 Kms / 6 Hrs ) ^
Morning check out from hotel & drive to Jaipur , famous as Pink City.Upon arrival check in at hotel.Day remains free at leisure or stroll around the local streets.Overnight at hotel.
Day 4 – Jaipur ^
After breakfast in the morning you will be taken for Amber Fort , the majestic fort located at the top of Aravali Hills. Take a short ride on elephant’s back to reach at the fort , a overwhelming experience.
Come back to the city & visit the City Palace , a perfection of Rajput & Mughal architecture , Palace of Winds popular as Hawa Mahal , a five storied building built in 1799 to enable the royal ladies to view the outside life & world.
Later opt for Jantar Mantar , a astronomical observatory.
Optional – Chokhi Dhani
Enjoy the evening dinner at a village resort with typical Rajasthani experience.
Day 5 – Jaipur – Agra enroute Fatehpur SIkri ( 240 Kms / 5 Hrs ) ^
Morning check out from hotel & drive to Agra on the way visiting Fatehpur Sikri , knowns as Ghost Capital. Visit the tomb of Salim Chishti , Akbar’s residential complex.
Later continue on to Agra , the home of Taj. Upon arrival check in at hotel & overnight stay.
Day 6 – Agra – Varanasi ( By overnight train ) ^
At the dawn visit the magnificent TAJ MAHAL , one of the seven wonders of the world. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is a perfect example of most extravagant love.
Later take a guided tour to the visit of Agra Fort , the majestic fort of red sandstone stands on the banks of river Yamuna , continue to Itmad-ud-Daula’s tomb.
In the evening you will be transferred to Agra Railway Station for overnight train journey to Varanasi.Overnight in train.
Day 7 – Varanasi Arrival ^
Morning arrive in Varanasi , the oldest living city of the world situated on the banks of holy river Ganga. At Varanasi Railway Station our representative will assist you till hotel.
After exhausting journey exhilarate yourself in hotel. Later in the afternoon take excursion to Sarnath – The major center of Buddhism in India , where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 – Varanasi – Delhi ( By Flight] ) ^
A sunrise boat cruise of the holy river Ganges.Cruise past through the various ghats , where we will experience the rituals & ancient religious traditions being performed by Hindus.
Establish your morning with a guided tour to old city. Later straight ahead for Varanasi Airport to connect flight for Delhi.
Here in Delhi catch your flight for onward journey.