Indias Golden Triangle with Varanasi - Taj & The Ganges - 7 Nights Discovery

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Start and end in New Delhi! With the discovery tour Indias Golden Triangle with Varanasi - Taj & The Ganges , you have a 7 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 3 other destinations in India. Indias Golden Triangle with Varanasi - Taj & The Ganges includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

  • : Delhi

    Today pickup from airport or your prebooked hotel . On arrival check in at hotel . The capital of India was destroyed and rebuilt a number of times, and virtually carries in its bosom the history of 07 cities. The present New Delhi was designed by Edwin Lutyens, and its main architect was Herbert Baker. In 1911 the capital of the British Raj was shifted from Kolkata to Delhi. Today it is the seat of power of the country and a major Gateway to the country for the tourists.Old Delhi visit Raj Ghat which is located on the banks of the river Yamuna, This is Mahatma Gandhi?s Memorial, where he was cremated following his assassination in January 1948. The memorial lies in the midst of landscaped gardens and made of a simple square platform of black marble inscribed with his last words Hey Ram. Red Fort (closed on Monday) the 17th century imposing fortress built in red sandstone is surrounded by a huge boundary wall 33m high. Inside are exquisite palaces and beautiful gardens. Opposite the Red Fort lies Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) made of red sandstone and white marble, completed in 1656. ?It is India?s largest mosque where more than 20,000 people can kneel in prayer at one time.New Delhi visit Humayun?s Tomb, built by his wife Haji Begum in the 16th Century. An early example of Mughal architecture considered the predecessor of the Taj Mahal. The Qutab Minar, the landmark of Delhi, a huge tower of victory started in 1199 and completed in 1368. The Minar is 72.5m high with a diameter at the base 14.4m and 2.7m at the top. Proceed to the Rashtrapati Bhawan (Drive Pass) once the Viceroy?s residence and now the official residence of the President of India. Designed by Lutyens, it combines western and eastern styles - the dome reflects the Buddhist stupa, the chhattris Hindu and the graceful colonnades very British. It has 340 rooms. The India Gate (42m), commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war. 13516 names of British and Indian soldiers killed in the Afghan War of 1919 are engraved on the arch and foundations. Under the arch, glows the Amar Jawan Jyoti flame commemorating Indian armed forces? losses in the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. ?Stay overnight at the hotel.? Start point Pickup will be from Delhi airport OR your pre-booked hotel ., New Delhi, Delhi, India 09:00 - 11:00

  • : Delhi to Agra

    Drive to Agra . On arrival check in at hotel . A medieval city on the banks of the Yamuna River. It was founded by Sultan Sikandar Lodi in the year 1506. Agra achieved fame as the capital of the Mughal emperors from 1526 to 1658 and remains a major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era buildings. Most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.Agra Fort was originally a brick fort and the Chauhan Rajputs held it. It was mentioned for the first time in 1080 AD when a Ghaznavide force captured it. Sikandar Lodi (1487-1517) was the first Sultan of Delhi who shifted to Agra and lived in the fort. He governed the country from here and Agra assumed the importance of the second capital. He died in the fort in 1517 and his son, Ibrahim Lodi, held it for nine years until he was defeated and killed at Panipat in 1526. He built several palaces, wells and a mosque in the fort during his period. World famous monument The Taj Mahal, Overlooking the River Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is a classic example of Mughul architecture, with the Taj itself built as a mausoleum at the northern end of an extensive formal walled garden designed in the charbagh style and structured on the Islamic theme of ?paradise?. The whole site was built by Shah Jahan between ad 1632 and 1653 as the final resting place of his favourite wife Arjumand Bano Begum (also known as Mumtaz Mahal) who died in ad 1631 shortly after giving birth to their fourteenth child. Upon his death in ad 1666, Shah Jahan was buried alongside his wife in the Taj. (Closed on Fridays).Stay overnight at the hotel.

  • : Agra to Jaipur

    Drive to Jaipur En route visit Fatehpur Sikri.Fatehpur Sikri, which is a beautiful and deserted medieval city, built by Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great in the 16th century to serve as the capital of his vast empire. It was mysteriously abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. Today, it is perfectly preserved as a ghost city built at the height of the empire?s splendor. See Darbar-e-Aam, Palaces, Panch Mahal Taansen Seat & great Sufi Sent doom etc. On arrival check in at hotel

  • : Jaipur

    Founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh - II, the ruler of Amber, Jaipur was the first planned city in India.This town is also referred as Pink city for the colour of buildings in its wonderful old city. The city was painted pink to honour the visit of Prince Albert of England in 1882.After Brekfast Excursion to the Amber City Fort situated 130m high with the Aravalli hills around and 11 km north of Jaipur. It was the ancient capital of the Kachhawaha Rajputs till 1037. Ride the colourfully painted elephants up the hill, admire the massive gateways, courts, stairways, pillared pavilions and palaces the recall the glory and wealth of Amber?s association with the Mughals.Visit the City Palace (still houses the erstwhile Royal family); Jantar Mantar ? the Royal Observatory and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds, with 1043 windows) - built for the royal ladies to watch the activities on the market street below without being observed themselves. ?Overnight stay at hotel

  • : Jaipur to Varanasi by air

    Today check out from hotel & drive to airport to board flight to Varanasi . On arrival check in at hotel . Today have an Varanasi excursion tour of Sarnath (closed on Fridays), which is a small Buddhist town 10 km away from Varanasi City. Visit Archeological museum, Mahabodhi Buddha Temple and stroll in the deer park, where Buddha meditated. In the evening, see the evening Aarti of the holy river Ganges at Dasaswamedh Ghat. The big oil lamps burn and shine to worship mother Ganges and it is a very exclusive sight. Overnight at the hotel .

  • : Varanasi

    Today visit Varanasi by taking an early morning boat ride on the holy river Ganges to view the morning rituals of the Hindu communities. The great Varanasi Ghats whether big or small, is distinct by a lingam, and occupies its own unique place in the spiritual geography of the city. Later in Varanasi pilgrimage comprises visit to some Varanasi temples like Bharat Mata Mandir and Durga Temple. Tour Varanasi with drive past the beautiful Tulsi Manas temple and take a stride down Vishwanathji Ki Gali . Overnight at Hotel

  • : Varanasi to Delhi by air

    Today you will be on time transferred to Varanasi airport to board your flight to Delhi .?End point Departure will be from Delhi airport , New Delhi, Delhi, India 14:00 - 18:00

Inclusion

  • GST on total package
  • Accomodation in a well appointed room
  • Meals as per hotel plan and ones mentioned in itinerary
  • All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary in an air-conditioned vehicle (except in the hills when the air-conditioner will be switched off)
  • All toll taxes, parking fees and driver allowances
  • All applicable hotel taxes

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  • All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals
  • Camera fees, alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages
  • Vehicle service on leisure days for sightseeing not included in the itinerary
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Tips, laundry and phone calls

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