This 9 days itinerary includes the most classic golden triangle of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra along with Varanasi. Whether to experience the glorious Mughal architecture and culture in the north or to discover the spiritual India by a morning cruise on Ganges River in the holy city of Varanasi, they are all yours here for Golden Triangle with Varanasi tour.
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Land at Indira Gandhi International Airport. A Country which has never invaded any country in past. A country where Ayurveda considered as the earliest school of medicine to mankind. Meet and assist at the airport with our representative and driver and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay in Golden Triangle with Varanasi tour.
Day 02 : Delhi full day Sightseeing
Breakfast at the hotel. Afterwards proceed for sightseeing.
New Delhi -Sightseeing in New Delhi includes visit to Qutub Minar which is the world’s tallest brick minaret. Next, proceed to visit Humayun Tomb which has also been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas and was also the first structure to use Red Sandstone at such a big scale. Later, drive past India Gate and other famous Government Buildings. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 03 : Delhi – Jaipur (Distance – 270 Km, 6/7 Hours Drive)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Jaipur. Enjoy the drive on one of the most spectacular highways of India. The drive to Jaipur Jaipur was the first plan city of India. Jaipur is famously known as “Pink City”. Reach Jaipur and transfer to hotel for an overnight stay during Golden Triangle with Varanasi tour.
Day 04 : Jaipur full day Sightseeing Tour
Breakfast will be at the hotel. Afterwards start the sightseeing of the city with visit to Amber Fort. Also known as Amer Fort as it is located in Amer, which is at a distance of 11 Km from Jaipur. It looks more of a Palace than a Fort. The architecture of Amber was commenced by Maharaja Man Singh I (Dec 21st, 1550). Proceed to visit City Palace, JantarMantar and HawaMahal. Located in the center of the city, this palace has Courtyards, Gardens and Buildings. Like other Forts and Palaces of Jaipur, this palace too has a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II initiated the construction of this palace between 1729 and 1732. City Palace once, was the seat of the Maharaja. Afterwards, visit JantarMantar which is the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different regions of the country. If time permits, then visit HawaMahal, famously known as Palace of Winds. It is a five-storey sandstone structure and was built in 1799. This was the Palace for women at the windows of this beautiful palace had holes from which the women could see through the activities. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 05 : Jaipur – Agra via Fatehpur Sikri (Distance – 250 Km, 5/6 Hours drive)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri which was built during the 16th century by Akbar and was also the capital of the Mughals for about 10 years but was later abandoned due to scarcity of water. Reach Agra and check-in to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 06 : Agra – Varanasi (Overnight Train)
After breakfast, proceed to visit Agra Fort. Agra Fort is also called “Red Fort of Agra” and has been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, visit Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Mughals were great builders and Taj Mahal is one of the finest examples of Indo-Islamic architecture. Taj was built in white marble and took almost 20 years for its completion. In the evening, transfer to Railway station to board the overnight train to Varanasi. Overnight in Train.
Day 07 : Varanasi full day Sightseeing Tour
Arrival at one of the oldest cities in the world “Varanasi” and transfer to the hotel. Varanasi is vastly called as “Benaras” and is also one of the most spiritual cities in the world. The very well known Aarti ceremony on the Ghats is a lovely experience in the evening for any traveler. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 08 : Varanasi – Delhi (By Flight)
Proceed for Boat ride in the early morning. The Boat ride in Varanasi is a rare experience. Return to hotel for Breakfast. Varanasi has more than 80 Ghats where folks from all over India and the world come to take righteous dip in the river Ganges to cleanse their souls. Many many temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is considered that more than 50,000 Brahmins live in Varanasi. Varanasi or Benaras has a culture of its own kind. Many renowned artists, writers lived in this city. In the afternoon, transfer to airport to board the flight to Delhi. Reach Delhi and transfer to hotel for an overnight stay. last day of Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi.
Day 09 : Delhi – Departure
After breakfast, transfer to Delhi International Airport to board the flight for onwards journey.