Start and end in New Delhi! With the discovery tour Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi , you have a 8 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 3 other destinations in India. Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Meeting and assistance on arrival at the airport, our representative will meet to welcome and escort you by a private chauffeur driven car and transfer to hotel . Delhi, capital city of the Federal Republic of India. It is one of Indias fastest growing cities. It has sprawled over the West Bank of the river Yamuna, straddling the river. Delhi blends an historic past and a vibrant present. Delhi has some of the finest museums in the country. New Delhi was proclaimed the capital of India by the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) & is tree-lined & spacious. ?Legend has it that the Pandavas, the august heroes of the epic Mahabharata, originally founded Delhi, then called Indraprastha, around 1200 B.C. Present day Delhi is built around the ruins of seven ancient cities.? Overnight at hotel.? Highlight for Today? Warm welcome at Delhi international airport by WTX team.
In and around New DelhiMorning after breakfast, proceed to Old Delhi & experience rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk, explore the narrow alleys & colorful markets & local shoppers. Visit the nearby "Jama mosque," which is one of the largest ancient mosque complex of Asia. Then drive past Red Fort built in the year 1648 by Shah Jehan. Visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.? After Lunch at a Local restaurant. Later, you will be taken to New Delhi which includes Humayuns Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. Presidents House, the official residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931, Qutub Minar. After complete your sight seeing, transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. Highlight for Today 1.Guided Panoramic Tour of Old and New Delhi.? 2. Enjoy riksha ride (Tri Cycle tour) at hustle bustle Market of Old Delhi.? 3. Enjoy photography in front of India Gate.
After breakast depart by surface to Jaipur, on arrival check in at Hotel. Jaipur Widely known as the ?Pink City. This city is color washed pink to welcome Prince Albert, the consort of Queen Victoria of England who visited India in 1883 A.D. The city was founded in 1727 A.D by one of the greatest ruler Jai Singh II. Jaipur is surrounded by hills on three sides, crowned by formidable forts and majestic palaces, mansions and gardens. Jaipur is the only city in the world, which is sub-divided in to nine rectangular sectors symbolizing nine divisions of PUSHKAR universe. Jaipur is the first planned city designed in accordance with ?Shilpa Shastra?- epochal treatise of Hindu architecture.? Overnight at hotel.
Today after breakfast explore the Pink City with an excursion to Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, enjoy the experience of ride on elephant back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon sightseeing tour of 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. Afternoon is kept free to visit the famous Markets of Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and handicrafts. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs.? Highligh for Today 1. Guided tour of Jaipur also knows as Pink city of Rajasthan.? 2. enjoy elephant ride/ Jeep ride to climb Amer Fort in Jaipur.? 3. Enjoy Photography in front of "Jal Mahal" (Water Palace).? 4. Turban Tying and Palmist activites in Jaipur.? 5. Visit to colorful Markets of Jaipur.
Morning after breakfast drive towards Agra. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, (37 kms from Agra), Old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty ?Fatehpur Sikri built in red sandstone in honor of Saint Salim Chisti who foretold the birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar, is an example of robust stability combined with originality.? Later proceed towards Agra. Agra - beautifully situated on the banks of river Yamuna. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from the year 1526 to 1628, remains major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era monuments, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri, all three are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Upon arrival check in to hotel & relax for a while.? Overnight stay in Agra. Highlight for today 1. Guided tour of Fatehpur sikri.? 2. Visit world tallest door also called "Buland Darwaja" at Fatehpur sikri.
Morning after breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour of Agra visiting Agra Fort, designed and built by Akbar in 1565 A.D., built with barricaded wall of red sand stone; it houses the beautiful Pearl Mosque and numerous palaces including the Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Am, Macchhi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Meena Bazar, Moti Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Musamman Burj where from Taj Mahal is visible in all its beauty from one side of the fort. Rest of day is free for Shopping in local market of Agra. Later visit one of most beautiful among the seven wonders of the world: Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal, the architectural modern day wonder of the world; this monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Taj, endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world.? Evening transfer to railway station to board Overnight Train for Varanasi.? Overnight at Board. Highlight for Today? 1. Guided tour of Agra.? 2. Enjoy Tonga Ride (Horse Carriage) to reach near Taj Mahal.? 3. Enjoy Photography in front of Taj Mahal.
On arrival at Railway station meet & transfer to hotel. ?? Morning arrive at Varanasi. On arrival meet & transfer to Hotel ?and complete the check-in formalities. Get freshened up. Thereafter, embark on a short trip to Sarnath, a popular Buddhist religious site. One of the four most important sacred sites of Buddhism, it has the deer park where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma after attaining enlightenment. Back to Varanasi in the afternoon for city tour including Alamgir Mosque, also known as Beni Madhav Ka Darera, Dasaswamedh Ghat, popular for evening Ganga Aarti, and the Bharat Mata Temple- positioned in the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith campus. The evening is scheduled for the mesmerizing ceremony of Ganga Aarti, a lifetime opportunity. Overnight at hotel.? Hight light for Today 1. Guided tour of Holy city ?Varanasi 2. Enjoy boat ride at river Ganges 3. Aarti ceremony on Ganges river
Morning after breakfast, check-out from hotel & transfer to Varanasi airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival board on flight for onward destination.