Start and end in New Delhi! With the custom tour Golden Triangle of India with Varanasi, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 3 other destinations in India. Golden Triangle of India with Varanasi includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.
In and around New DelhiMeeting and assistance on arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel with our Company?s Representative. Accommodation available from 12:00 noon. Delhi, the capital city of India ? a canvas that reflects the complexities, contradictions, beauty and dynamism of a city where the past co-exit with the present. Many dynasties ruled from here and the city is rich in the architecture of its monuments. The Delhi City is a part of the efforts to get to the bottom of the great heritage and cultural ethics that distinguished several of these monuments. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at 09:00 hrs, proceed for a sightseeing of Old and New Delhi visiting Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat and Humayun?s Tomb Qutab Minar, India Gate and drive past the President House & Parliament House. Overnight stay at hotel.
Morning drive to Jaipur, upon arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon proceed for half day city tour of Pink City including City Palace, Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), Astronomical Observatory (Jantar Mantar) etc. Rest of the day at leisure. Jaipur: Popularly known as the Pink City, is the capital of the state of Rajasthan, named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. It has long been established, on tourist itineraries as the third corner of Indias Golden Triangle, just 300 kilometers southwest of Delhi, and 200 kilometers west of Agra. The old city of Jaipur is partially encircled with seven gates - the major gates are Chandpol, Sanganeri and Ajmeri. Overnight stay at your hotel.
08:00 hrs, proceeds for guided excursion to Amber Fort. At Amber Fort, visit Jagmandir or the chamber of glittering mirrors, Jai Mahal & the Temple of Goddess Kali. ??Later drive to Agra, en-route visit Fathepur Sikri ? 39 kms from Agra and stands Fatehpur Sikri, the red standstone city of yesteryears. The city was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in AD 1564 in hounor of the Muslim Saiit Sheikh Salim Chisthi. After the sightseeing of Fatehpur Sikri, drive to Agra, upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning visit The World Famous TAJ MAHAL, one of the most photographed tourist attractions in the world. Taj Mahal is the attraction that pulls the tourists from all over the world. The Taj Mahal built by Emperor Shahajahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal and it is entirely made of white marble and its walls are decorated with exquisite pietra dura (stone inlay) work. (Taj Mahal is closed on Friday). Also visit the Agra Fort - Built by Emperor Akbar on the west bank of the river Yamuna and beautified with palaces and gardens by Jehangir. Agra Fort today dominates the center of the city. The Fort contains splendid palaces like The Diwan-i-Aam (hall of public audience) and Diwan-i-Khas (hall of private audience) were built by Shahjahan for receiving audiences. Afternoon drive to Delhi, upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning transfer to airport to board flight to Varanasi, assistance on arrival at Varanasi airport and transfer to hotel. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath ? Famous Buddhist pilgrimage where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Evening witness the aarti on the ghats of river Ganges. Overnight at hotel.
Early in the morning go for cruise on River Ganges, as you float past the bathing ghats and steps leading down to the river you can see pilgrims taking a ritual dip, chanting prayers and offering flowers in worship to the holy river and followed by city sightseeing tour of Banaras city which has many temples, the most important and famous of them is Kashivishwanath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Afternoon transfer to Varanasi airport to board flight to Delhi, upon arrival boards your international flight for onward journey.