Tour of the Golden Triangle and Holy Varanasi City
Destinations : Delhi » Jaipur » Agra » Varanasi » Delhi
Day 01: Arrival in Delhi
Delhi is the first destination city of your tour of the Golden Triangle and holy Varanasi city. Our staff representative will accord a warm welcome on your expected arrival in the city. You will also be assisted to transfer at a hotel of your choice. An overnight stay in Delhi is scheduled. Dinner is optional.
Day 02: Delhi
On this second day of your Golden Triangle tour you will explore and enjoy a sightseeing tour in Delhi. Presenting itself as an ideal Indian city inheriting an affluent historical and cultural background, you will love exploring the various attractions in the city. The city has witnessed the rise and fall of various dynasties. Ideally represented by two halves- Old Delhi and New Delhi, the city provides you with the following attractions for you to explore :
- India Gate
- Qutub Minar
- Red Fort
- President’s House
- Raj Ghat
- Laxmi Narayan Temple/ Birla Temple
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur
On this third day of your Rajasthan tour you will be driven to your next destination in Jaipur. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel after which you will set forth for Jaipur, the pink city of India. Jaipur is one of attractions in Rajasthan which is a desired tourist destination in the state.
On arrival in Jaipur you will be transferred to a hotel of your choice. Relax for some time after which you will set forth for a sightseeing tour in the city. The highlights of the tour include the following attractions :
- City Palace
- Shri Govind Dev Temple
- City Palace Museum
- Jantar Mantar
- Hawa Mahal
An overnight stay in Jaipur is scheduled after enjoying a sumptuous dinner at the hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur - Agra
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel after which you will set forth for a splendid trip to the Amber Fort mounting upon elephant. The fort was once the capital of the city during the princely eras. Relocate back to hotel after the trip.
Later you will be driven to your onward destination in Agra. On the way you will bypass Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone town of the Mughal Empire. The town is now a world heritage site under UNESCO and provides a desired destination for world wide tourists in the state. On your arrival in Agra you will be relocated in a desired hotel of your own choice. An overnight stay is planned at the hotel after a sumptuous meal served for your dinner.
Day 05: Agra - Varanasi
Early morning visit to the famous Taj Mahal is the first highlight of the day. Popularly known as the monument of love in white marble, the Taj is one of the finest works of Islamic architecture. Built as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal by Shah Jahan, the Taj Mahal depicts mute tales of the profound love story between the emperor and his wife. Also pay a visit to the Red Fort, the rusty yet majestic red-sandstone fort in Agra.
Day 06: Varanasi
On your arrival in Varanasi our staff representative will accord a warm reception. You will also be assisted to check in a hotel of your choice. Relax for sometime at the hotel.
Situated on the western bank of the holy river Ganga Varanasi is the oldest living city in the world as a place for devotion and worship. The various attractions in the holy city of Varanasi include oldest and holiest city of India, Aurangzeb’s Mosque and one of the biggest universities in India. In the evening you will enjoy watching the Aarti ceremony on the Ghats. The sight presents a soothing experience to onlookers. An overnight stay at Varanasi is scheduled after a sumptuous dinner served at the hotel.
Day 07: Varanasi
Enjoy early morning boat cruise at the holy River Ganges which will provide a soothing sight to onlookers. You will observe the way of life of pilgrims taking holy bath by the ghats.
Later you will enjoy an excursion to Sarnath which is 10 kilometres East of Varanasi. Sarnath is one of the Buddhist pilgrims in India. The place associated as a holy Buddhist pilgrim in India as Lord Buddha gave his first sermon at the city after attaining enlightenment. Also enjoy a trip to the deer park and the museum. Relocate back to Varanasi for an overnight stay. A sumptuous Indian dinner is scheduled in the hotel before you retire for the rest of the day.
Day 08: Varanasi
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel after which you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to a hotel with assistance from our staff representative. An overnight stay is scheduled at the hotel after a sumptuous dinner being served.
Day 09: Delhi - Onward Destination
Your India tour comes to an end today. You will enjoy a half day sightseeing and shopping in the city. In the evening you will be timely transferred to the International airport for your flight back home.