Start in New Delhi and end in Varanasi! With the religious sites tour 8 Days Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi : Delhi Agra Jaipur Varanasi tour, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 4 other destinations in India. 8 Days Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi : Delhi Agra Jaipur Varanasi tour includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
As you de-board your flight at Delhi airport, you will be getting a cordial reception from our staff who will transfer you to a hotel. After relaxing for a while, you will be taken to an exclusive tour of Old Delhi. For many, Delhis most captivating part is its 300-year-old walled city, built by the powerful Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. See this breathtaking orchestra of sights and sounds and visit the imposing Red Fort, mighty Jama Masjid mosque, vibrant Chandani Chowk market, and Gandhis solemn memorial. Reveal the secrets of the citys heart as you join your private guide on a tour through this vivid district of the Indian capital. Mughal Delhi, as its often referred to, is home to a captivating mix of attractions. Enjoy rickshaw ride in old Delhi. Admire the splendor of the 17th-century Red Fort UNESCO World Heritage Site, protected by dramatic 59-foot (18-m) walls. The complex is a magnificent display of marble palaces, audience chambers, and beautifully landscaped gardens. Jama Masjid Make sure you dont miss Indias largest mosque, the Jama Masjid, with its grand minarets. Be amazed by the sheer size of this holy place, which can hold up to 25,000 people at once. Chandni Chowk From here, stroll to the exuberant bazaar of Chandni Chowk for a glimpse into the fascinating bustle of this lively market. Raj Ghat? Before returning to your hotel, stop at Raj Ghat on the banks of the Yamuna River to see the simple black marble platform marking the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated after his assassination. Accommodation in 3 Star Hotel. It can be upgraded to 4 or 5 stars at an additional cost.??Start point You will be picked up from your Hotel / Airport or Railway station in Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
After breakfast, You will then proceed for Delhi sightseeing tour. Qutub Minar Your first destination is Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built-in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak.? Qutb Minar is a 73-meter tall tapering tower of five stories, with a 14.3 meters base diameter, reducing to 2.7 meters at the top of the peak. It was erected to mark the beginning of Muslim dominance in Delhi.? Humayun?s tomb? Next destination is the Humayun?s tomb, UNESCO World Heritage Site.? Humayuns tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayuns first wife and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum, in 1569-70, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas and his son, Sayyid Muhammad, Persian architects chosen by her. Your Delhi tour now ends with a drive past through the India Gate, President?s house, Parliament House and Secretariat buildings. Continue drive to Agra. On reaching Agra, you will check-in at the hotel followed by an overnight stay. Other places you can visit in Delhi are Lotus Temple but it completely depends on the time left.
Early in the morning leave for a guided tour of Taj Mahal at sunrise time. Taj Mahal (UNESCO Heritage Sites) The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal; it also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself. It took 22 years time to be finished. This is the supreme expression of the love of a man for his beloved. In the Taj Mahal complex, you visit the mosque and the Guesthouse built out of red sandstone. If you wish to see the Mughal artifacts and the Taj Mahal design do not forget to see the Taj Museum. The cenotaph of the Taj Mahal is highly decorated with the inlaid semi-precious stones.?? Later return to the hotel for breakfast. After checkout from hotel proceed for Agra fort. Agra Fort?(UNESCO Heritage Sites) ?You will?proceed to visit the Agra fort. This fort was built by Emperor Akbar and subsequent generations of Mughals laid their contribution. It houses palaces like Akbari Mahal, Khas Mahal, Jahangiri Mahal, Deewan-E-Aam, Dewan-E-Khaas. Your private tour guide is going to narrate you about the life of Mughal rulers. Itmad-Ud-Daulah ( Baby Taj )? The tomb of?Etmad-Ud-Daula?also known as The?Baby Taj. This beautiful monument built in white marble was designed?and executed by Noorjahan in the memory of her father Mirza Gyaas begh, built-in 06 years it?s also known as motivation to the Taj Mahal. You can explore local arts and crafts and monuments from the Mughal era if time permits us like Tomb of Akbar the Great? Akbars tomb is the tomb of the Mughal emperor Akbar This tomb is an important Mughal architectural masterpiece. It was built in 1605?1613 by his son Jahangir and is situated in 119 acres of grounds in Sikandra, a sub of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Mehtab Bagh Mehtab Bagh is a charbagh complex in Agra, North India. It lies north of the Taj Mahal complex and the Agra Fort on the opposite side of the Yamuna River, in the flood plains. The garden complex, square in shape, measures about 300 by 300 meters and is perfectly aligned with the Taj Mahal on the opposite side or riverbank. Overnight stay in Agra.
After breakfast Departs for Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri (UNESCO Heritage Sites). Fatehpur Sikri? (UNESCO Heritage Sites)? Founded by a 16th-century Mughal emperor. Red sandstone buildings cluster at its center. Buland Darwaza gate is the entrance to Jama Masjid mosque. Nearby is the marble Tomb of Salim Chishti. Diwan-E-Khas hall has a carved central pillar. Jodha Bais Palace is a mix of Hindu and Mughal styles, next to the 5-story Panch Mahal that overlooks the site. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Post breakfast get ready for Pink city Jaipur tour.? Amber Fort??(UNESCO heritage sites)? This magnificent fort comprises an extensive palace complex, built from pale yellow and pink sandstone, and white marble, and is divided into four main sections, each with its own courtyard.? City Palace? ?The palace was built between 1729 and 1732 AD by Sawai Jai Singh II. He ruled in Amer and planned and built the outer walls of the palace and later rulers added to the architecture of this palace.?? Jantar Mantar???(UNESCO heritage sites) ?There are plenty of observatories all over the world, but the Jantar Mantar is considered to be one of the largest observatories ever built. Hawa Mahal?? Made with the red and pink sandstone, the palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, Jaipur, and extends to the Zenana, or womens chambers. The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, the grandson of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, who was the founder of Jaipur.? Jal Mahal? ?Jal Mahal is a palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, India. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber. Over night stay in Jaipur.
After breakfast, our company representative will drive you to Jaipur Airport to board your flight to Varanasi. (Flight Ticket is not included in the package cost) On arrival at Varanasi, our company representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Day free at leisure. ?Varanasi ?It is a city located on the banks of River Ganga that is the longest river in India. Formerly known as Kashi and Benares, this city is around 3000 years old. It is one of the holiest pilgrimage sites of Hindus as it is considered to be the abode of Lord Shiva (God of Destruction). Every year, Hindu devotees visit this city to take a holy dip in the River Ganga that is said to wash away all the sins. Overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.
Your Varanasi sightseeing tour begins with an early morning boat ride on the River Ganges. Enjoy soaking in the spectacular sunrise views and later, return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, head to Sarnath. It is the place dotted with various Buddhist pilgrimage sites of great significance. If you?re a devout follower of Buddha then you must visit this place. Later, visit the New Vishwanath Temple also known as the Birla Mandir. Settled within the Banaras Hindu University, it is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva (God of Destruction). It took around 35 years to build this temple. Head to the Tulsi Manas Temple built by the royal family of Banaras in 1964. It is believed to be the place where the legendary poet Tulsidas wrote the great Indian epic Ramcharitramanas. Close to this temple is the Durga Temple (Monkey temple) dedicated to Goddess Durga (divine feminine energy). In the evening, witness the spectacular Ganga Aarti at the Dashashwamedh Ghat. It is a daily evening ceremony that has been practiced for thousands of years on the banks of River Ganges. Overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.
After breakfast, our company representative will drive you to Varanasi Airport to board your flight to take back home.? (Flight Ticket is not included in the package cost)?End point You will drop to Varanasi Airport or Railway station, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India