Start and end in New Delhi! With the custom tour Golden Triangle and Varanasi Tours ex-New Delhi - A Luxury Private Guided Trip to Agra, Jaipur and Varanasi, you have a 6 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 3 other destinations in India. Golden Triangle and Varanasi Tours ex-New Delhi - A Luxury Private Guided Trip to Agra, Jaipur and Varanasi includes accommodation as well as flights, meals, transport and more.
In and around New DelhiDrive from New Delhi. Reach Jaipur in the afternoon. On reaching Jaipur, check-in the Hotel In the evening proceed towards Chokhi ?Dhani. It is an artificial rural Indian village where you can enjoy doing pottery, elephant and camel rides and other fun activities that are so unique.Dont miss the traditional dinner at Chokhi Dhani. Overnight stay at Hotel.Start point Pick up from hotel in New Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Today, arrive New Delhi, the capital city of India. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. After a warm welcome, transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay at Delhi Start point Pick up from Delhi Airport or location in Delhi NCR, New Delhi, Delhi, India 00:00 - 23:55
Today you can visit the following Forts and Palaces of Jaipur:? Amber Fort (Amer): The fort is famed for its architectural brilliance that showcases the grandeur of the Maharajas? lives. You can also take the elephant ride which takes you to the entrance of the Amber Fort, up the steep slope ?and is definitely a ride worth.? Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors) : Located inside Amber Fort ,the beauty of this palace lies in the fact that even if a small ray of light enters, it naturally lights up the whole palace while reflecting in all the other mirrors. Hawa Mahal: Constructed of red and pink sandstone , this palace was built for royal women to get a glimpse of the daily events, royal processions and the festivals taking place on the streets.? Jal Mahal - An exquisite palace built in the middle of the Lake which offers a picturesque view of the Nahargarh mountain ranges and the surrounding lake waters.One can go for an exciting boating ride on the lake. Nahargarh Fort - Located in one of the oldest mountain ranges of the world, the Aravalli Hills, this fort was built for defense purpose and showcases ?breathtaking views of the city.? Wax Museum - ?Located in the premises of Fort Nahargarh, it is one of a kind museum which showcases wax and silicon statues of various celebrities who have contributed well for the society.
This morning, take a tour of old Delhi, visiting Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India; take a rickshaw ride through narrow alleys and lanes in Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest and largest trading markets of the country; and drive past Red Fort, the place that marked the announcement of India?s freedom from the British Raj. This afternoon embark on your drive to Jaipur - land of the Rajputs. Jaipur is an exuberance of colour, dance and traditional arts and crafts. Known, as the Pink City, Jaipur is home to ancient forts and palaces and is one of Indias most well planned cities. Upon arrival check in at your hotel.? Overnight stay at Jaipur
After breakfast proceed to Agra By the time you would reach Agra, it would be post lunch time. Check-in to the hotel.? Before sunset, visit the Mehtab Bagh. Built along the River Yamuna , this crescent shaped garden is considered to be the ultimate spot for viewing Taj Mahal during sunset. After the sunset at the Taj Mahal, you may go for the light and sound show at Agra Fort - The show takes you to the days of the Mughal empire and gives you a glimpse of the life and culture of that era. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Rise early this morning to visit Jaipur?s visit Amber fort, built in the 16th century. The fort is a mesmerizing blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. The Amber Fort was used by the Rajputs for the dual purpose of defense and private residence. The fort encompasses charming gardens and magnificent palaces made from marble and precious stones, richly decorated with intricate stonemason works and paintings, which represented royal splendor and luxury of the Rajput era. To ascend up the fort, you may choose to walk, drive or take an elephant ride. This afternoon take a photo stop at the Hawa Mahal, Palace of the Winds, with its unique layer-cake honeycomb windows designed to enable erstwhile women of the royal court to observe passing life without being seen; Jantar Mantar, the largest astronomical observatory built in stone, and the City Palace complex with its impressive gardens and museums. Overnight stay at Jaipur
Today early in the morning you may visit the following places - The Taj Mahal (crown palace) - A mughal mausoleum of white marble with phenomenal beauty. Visit this place early in the morning when it?s relatively quieter and less crowded to experience its ethereal beauty. Agra Fort - The massive fort was the royal residence of Mughal emperors and a symbol of power and strength which stands today in full glory. Check-out from the Hotel and proceed towards Delhi. (240 km / 150 Miles / 5-6 hours) Take the evening flight (around 7 PM) flight to Varanasi. Our driver will pick you up from the airport. Check in at the hotel in Varanasi.
Enjoy the morning at leisure in Jaipur.? Before noon, embark on a leisurely drive to Agra, city of the world famous Taj Mahal. En route to Agra, visit Fatehpur Sikri, the capital city of the Mughal Empire in the 16th century. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and overnight at Agra.
After breakfast you can visit the following places today: Sarnath - .Here you will get a glimpse of Buddhist architecture and culture contributing to the spiritual significance of Sarnath. It is here that Lord Buddha came to give his first sermon.? Return to Varanasi by early evening.? If you have time you might want to visit the Weaver Village. Here the finest Banarasi sarees with gold and silver brocade or zari, fine silk and opulent embroidery are made by these waivers . You will get to know with the craftsmanship of the weavers with their distinct design. In the evening, witness the major attraction of Varanasi ? The grand Aarti ceremony performed by several priests on the banks of River Ganges.You will get to hear the majestic blended sound of Sanskrit mantras, drums, bells and cymbals. Overnight stay at Hotel.
This morning witness the surreal views of the Taj Mahal. Step inside this eternal symbol of love and appreciate the intricate designs and symmetries that rhyme as a poem written in marble. Taj Mahal is an extravagant display of love, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. You may choose to wake up early to witness the glistening white marble beauty at sunrise. Later visit the splendid Agra Fort, built in red sandstone, encapsulating magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and beautiful gardens. Overnight stay at Agra.
Early morning undertake the boat ride on the holy river Ganga and observe the religious rituals being conducted on the Ghats of Varanasi, one of the oldest cities in the world. Take a heritage walk, Observe the Daily life of Natives on Streets of Varanasi ?and explore some famous Temples and Ghats like Kashi Vishwanath, Nepali temple ,Manikarnika Ghat , Durga devi Temple. You may also want to watch the evening aarti once more. Check-out from Hotel post breakfast and visit few places . Drop at the Airport and fly back to New Delhi.
After an early breakfast, embark on your return drive to Delhi.? Upon arrival in Delhi this afternoon, visit Qutab Minar, a fine example of Indo-Islamic architecture and the world?s tallest brick minaret. Then take an orientation tour of New Delhi, driving past Presidents House, Parliament House and other Government Secretariat Buildings, the most imposing features of Lutyen?s Delhi and take a photo stop at the iconic war memorial arch, the India Gate. This evening visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the largest Sikh temple of Delhi, with a gold dome, still in active worship.? Overnight stay at Delhi
Early morning Discover the holy city of Varanasi, an important pilgrimage destination for Hindus for thousands of years. Take an early morning boat cruise on the sacred Ganges River and witness the daily rituals. See the long string of ghats (steps) that line the river, where locals practice yoga and Hindus perform morning prayers before bathing in the river to wash away their sins. ?After breakfast, visit Sarnath, one of the holiest Buddhists sites. See the Dhamekha Stupa where the voice of Buddhism was first heard and many Buddhist dignitaries visit to pay homage to Buddha. Bharat Mata temple, Banaras Hindu University, Vishwanath Temple, Hanuman Temple and Old City market. Overnight stay in hotel. Overnight stay at Varanasi