Golden Triangle with VaranasiStarting Price USD 385


Tour name:

Golden Triangle with Varanasi

Route :

Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Varanasi - Depart

Duration :

07 NIGHTS / 08 DAYS

 

 


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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore rich heritage & culture of different cities of India
    Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Varanasi.
  • Visit World Heritage listed architectural wonders such as
    Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar and Amber Fort
  • Enjoy your entry in Amber fort in Jaipur on the
    back of an elephant
  • Tonga (Horse carriage) ride near Taj Mahal
  • Discover the site where Lord Buddha had
    first preached at Sarnath
  • Witness the spectacular and pious Evening
    Ganga Arti in Varanasi.
  • Spectacular photo opportunities

Day 01: Arrive Delhi
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On arrival at Delhi international airport, our representative will meet you and assist you in your transfer to the hotel. New Delhi, the capital of India, is a fusion of the ancient and the modern. Standing along the West End of Gangetic Plain, the capital city, Delhi, unwinds a picture rich with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep in history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows. Comprising of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New Delhi, the city is a travel hub of Northern India.


Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing

Morning after breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing of Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid, a great mosque of Old Delhi and is also the largest in India, with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. The highly decorative mosque has three large gates, four towers and two 40 m-high minarets constructed of strips of red sandstone and white marble. Drive passing through Red Fort. The red sandstone walls of the massive Red Fort (Lal Qila) rise 33-m above the clamour of Old Delhi as a reminder of the magnificent power and pomp of the Mughal emperors. Raj Ghat: Raj Ghat is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Gandhi's cremation on 31 January, 1948. Afternoon, proceed to visit Qutab Minar. It is a soaring, 73 m-high tower of victory, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu kingdom. This 234 feet high tower, gracefully hand-carved for its entire height, has five distinct storey, each marked by a projecting balcony and tapers from a 15 m diameter at the base to just 2.5 m at the top. Next, stop at Humayun’s Tomb. The tomb of the father of Akbar the great, Humayun, is supposed to be first Indo-Islamic buildings of India. This beautiful structure is also known as the inspiration for the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. During evening, drive passing through the Parliament and President House. At the centre of New Delhi stands the 42 m-high India Gate, an "Arc-de-Triomphe" like archway, commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives during the World War I. After completion of all your sightseeing. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

 

Day 03: Delhi-Jaipur (260 km / 5-6 hrs drive)
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After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Jaipur is known as Pink City and having great historical places and culture. It has famous markets of Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and handicrafts. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs. Overnight stay at Jaipur.

 
Day 04: Jaipur Sightseeing

Your visit to Jaipur will give you an embodiment of Hindustani and Persian style. The main attractions of tourism in Jaipur are Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh Fort and Nahargarh Fort. Visit City Palace in the heart of Jaipur, is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Not far away is the Central Museum. Jantar Mantar is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen. All monuments are located in the vicinity of City Palace Complex of Jaipur. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 05: Jaipur-Agra (235 Km / 5 hours drive) (En-route Fatehpur Sikri)
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Today after breakfast, drive to Agra, en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, 37 km from Agra. Old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty, Fatehpur Sikri was built in red sandstone in honor of Saint Salim Chisti who foretold the birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar. It is an example of robust stability combined with originality. Each important edifice here represents a type by itself. Notable among them is the Diwan-e-Khas, entirely unique in its concept, is a tall vaulted room with an intricately carved central pillar and capital supporting a platform that once held the emperor's throne. The airy Panch Mahal, a 5-storied structure rising in pyramidal fashion was probably used by the ladies of the court. Set like a jewel in a courtyard of pink sandstone is the finest building here, the marble Tomb of Salim Chisti enclosed by finely carved, lacy marble screens. The Buland Darwaza, an imposing gateway 54 m high was built to commemorate Akbar's victory over Gujarat. On arrival at Agra, get transferred to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Agra.


Day 06: Agra-Varanasi (By Flight - Extra supplement cost)

Early morning, proceed to visit world famous Taj Mahal (at sunrise) - one of the Seven Wonders of the World built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Continue on to the Agra Fort, which lies on the bend of the river Yamuna. Built by Akbar over 1565-73 AD, it was successively occupied and added to by Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan. Later, drive to New Delhi airport to board flight for Varanasi. Overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.


Day 07: Varanasi Sightseeing
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Morning arrival at Varanasi and transfer to hotel. Afternoon, proceed for the sightseeing of Sarnath. The most important pilgrimage centre for the Buddhists, Sarnath is hardly 10 km from Varanasi. It is here that Lord Buddha preached his first sermon unfolding the four noble truths of life giving the eight fold path to Nirvana or enlightenment in 530 B.C. Evening, you will enjoy the ritual at the bank of the River Ganges with it's most famous Aarti at ghat. Transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.


Day 08 : Varanasi - Departure

In morning, go for a boat ride on the river Ganges, a ferry pilgrimage from Ghat to Ghat. People bath early in the morning to offer prayers to the rising sun. The two cremation Ghats are Manikarnika & Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns day & night. After your Ghat tour, you will return to hotel and check out, and departure transfer to airport to board the flight for your onward destination.




 


 

 

 
* 01 Oct 2017 to 31st March 2018 USD 385 (Per Person)
* 01 April 2018 to 30th September USD 352 (Per Person)
* Single Room Supplement USD 130 (Per Person)

Standard (3 *) Hotel
Upgrade to 4*/5*, Supplement will be charged


Inclusions Exclusions
  • 05 Nights accommodation in the above said hotel on twin sharing basis
  • Meal Plan - ONLY Breakfast at the hotels.
  • All transfers, sightseeing & excursions by AC Transportation
  • Services of English speaking guide
  • Assistance of our airport representative
  • Rickshaw Ride in Delhi
  • Elephant ride in Amber Fort in Jaipur
  • Tonga Ride in Agra
  • All Applicable taxes
  • Any airfares (international or domestic)
  • Any camera fees
  • Monument Entrances fees
  • Any Meals unless specified above
  • Any expense of personal nature, laundry, Telephone bills , Tips or extras at the hotel etc