Start in New Delhi and end in Varanasi! With the historical tour Luxury Golden Triangle Tour with Udaipur & Varanasi, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 7 other destinations in India. Luxury Golden Triangle Tour with Udaipur & Varanasi includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel in Delhi. Delhi: It is a city that has been an idyllic symbol of the magnificent past and thriving present of India. It has never failed to amaze its visitors with its beautiful blend of various nationalities, diverse cultures & traditions, heritage of the bygone eras and its modern lifestyle ? all rolled into one. Day free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.Start point Delhi International Airport, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Airport Rd., New Delhi, Delhi, India
After breakfast, you will head to Agra. Agra: It a beautiful city situated on the banks of river Yamuna that achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from 1526 to 1628. It still remains a popular 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 in Agra, check-in at the hotel. After some relaxation, visit the Agra Fort that resembles the magnificent Red Fort in Delhi. The Diwan-i-Aam (Hall of Public Audience), Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience ) and the Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) are a must-see attractions here. Later in the evening, enjoy a royal Tonga ride to the Taj Mahal - the most extravagant symbol of love, dedication and purity ever that took almost 22 years to build. It is an ivory-white marble monument where rests the mortals of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan (who built Taj Mahal) and his wife (Mumtaz). An interesting fact about this stunning edifice is that it turns pinkish in the morning, milky white in the evening and golden at night as the moonlight falls upon it. Watching sunset over this iconic monument, is truly a sight to behold. Overnight stay at hotel in Agra.
Post breakfast and check out, drive to the beautiful city of Jaipur, also known as the Pink City of India. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned city of the Mughal Empire. The city boasts some of the magnificent monuments built during the Mughal Era, which include the Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza and Dargah of Sheikh Salim Chisti. You have time to explore the corners of Fatehpur Sikri before continuing your way. Continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Jaipur: Jaipur is a city known as the Pink City of India due to extensive use of pink sandstone in various buildings of the city. Its monuments showcase a myriad of architectural styles and its vibrant bazaars are famous for traditional handicrafts and jewellery. The ambiance of this city speaks volumes of the rich lifestyle of the Rajput Kings. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.
After breakfast, head for Jaipur sightseeing. Visit the Amer Fort dating back to 16th century that displays private halls, pavilions, former private chambers of the King and royal Rajput women. The reflection of this fort falling on the Maota Lake, is truly captivating. Enjoy an Elephant ride here. Explore the City Palace consisting of former private and public chambers, silver vessels, courtyards, gateways, private chambers of the King and lot more. Later, head to Jantar Mantar. It is an astronomical observatory that features the World?s largest Sundial - Samrat Yantra. Visit the Hawa Mahal - a five-storey palace built in 1799 during Rajput rule. It is popularly known for its intricately-designed 953 windows adorned with spectacular latticework. Later, afternoon is kept free to visit the famous Markets of Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and handicrafts. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.
After breakfast, drive to Udaipur. On reaching, check-in at the hotel. Day free at leisure.? Udaipur: Udaipur is a beautiful historic city founded in 1533. It is named after its founder Maharaja Udai Singh. Within the city, you will discover azure water lakes and rich heritage including forts, temples mostly belonging to the Rajput era in Rajasthan. It is renowned for its incredibly-beautiful Lake Palace, City Palace located on the banks of Pichola Lake and the Udaipur Solar Observatory - believed to be the best Solar observatory in Asia. Overnight stay at hotel in Udaipur.
After breakfast, visit the wondrous City Palace - a white marble palace complex built during the Rajput rule. It is a blend of Rajasthani, Mughal, European and Chinese architecture. The main highlights of this palace are the Monsoon Palace, Lake Palace, Amar Vilas, Zenana Mahal (private quarters of the royal Rajput women), Jagdish Temple and Neemach Mata temple etc. Head to the Sahelion Ki Bari - a beautiful garden meant for the Rajput Kings and Queens leisure time. Visit the Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal, a cultural place showcasing the traditions and culture of Rajasthan, traditional ornaments, folk traditional outfits, puppets, masks, dolls, classical paintings and folk musical instruments. Later, enjoy boat ride at the Lake Pichola - an artificial fresh water lake founded in 1362 AD. It is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. Later, head for a Sound and Light Show in Udaipur. ?The city of Udaipur hosts a spectacular Sound and Light show in the City Palace - one of the largest palaces of Rajasthan - perched on a hilltop. This Sound and Light Show titled "Yash ki Dharohar" (Legacy of Honor) takes you to a fascinating 1-hour journey of the engrossing history of Mewar dynasty in Udaipur. Overnight stay at hotel in Udaipur.
After breakfast, we will drive to Udaipur Airport to board flight to Delhi. On arrival, check-in to the hotel. Today, proceed with Delhi sightseeing tour with first visit to the Jama Masjid - the largest Mosque in India. Visit Chandni Chowk ? oldest, biggest bazaar of Old Delhi. Later, walk up to Fatehpuri Masjid and enjoy a rickshaw ride till Red Fort. Here our driver will meet you, drive past Red Fort (a 17th century historical fort in Delhi) and reach Rajghat, a memorial where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. An eternal flame burns on one side of this memorial. Visit the Humayun Tomb - first garden-style tomb of India. The main highlight of this tomb, inspired by Persian architecture, is the four garden squares with water passage channels surrounding the tomb. Drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan - residence of the President of India and India Gate - an archway built in honor of the soldiers who died in World War I. Visit Qutub Minar built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in 1193 to mark the beginning of Muslim rule in India. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
After breakfast, our company representative will transfer you to Delhi Airport for your flight to Varanasi.? On arrival, check-in at the hotel in Varanasi.? 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 daily evening ceremony that has been practiced since 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 back to home.End point Varanasi International Airport, Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Babatpur, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India