Itinerary Details : Golden Triangle Tour With Varanasi
Day 01: Arrive Delhi - Sightseeing tour of Delhi (210 km 3 hrs Drive)
As per your Flight Schedule Driver will pickup you from Delhi hotel or Airport for 4 Days Golden Triangle Tour. Transfre to hotel.
In the Evening Optional visit in the evening Chandni Chowk - One of the oldest markets in Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk is Old Delhi's main thoroughfare which is a chaotic shopping street lined by hawkers and porters with narrow lanes offering full medieval bazaar experience.
Rickshaw Ride - A cycle rickshaw ride though Old Delhi is a great way to discover the sights of the old city at a leisurely pace. Hire a rickshaw, easily available all across Old Delhi and ride through the narrow, winding lanes of Chandini Chowk, enjoying views of the Red Fort, Jama Masjid and the ancient architecture displayed on old buildings.A rickshaw ride will take you through markets buzzing with people going about their daily chores, vendors selling their wares and shops decorated and ready for business. While on the tour you could also sample some of Delhi’s famous street food such as Chaat, dahi bhallas and paranthas from the legendary Parathe Waali Gali. The rickshaw tour is a great way to discover a different aspect of Delhi and experience the energy of the city. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 02 Delhi Sightseeing - Jaipur (270 km 4 hrs Drive)
After breakfast, checkout and ready to visit Delhi Sightseeing tour inclusive of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Rajghat, India Gate, Parliament building, President House, Qutub Minar and Humayu's tomb.
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib - Known for its association with Guru Har Krishan, the eighth Sikh guru, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the most prominent religious as well as tourist places in Delhi. This magnificent shrine was built by Sikh General Sardar Bhagel Singh in 1783, who supervised the construction of nine Sikh shrines in Delhi in the same year during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II. Operating for all 24 hours, the Gurudwara is an example of the large-hearted nature of Sikhs. One of the most famous tourist attractions in Delhi, a visit to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib rejuvenates your soul. This place of solace is flocked by more than thousand people in one single day.
Rajghat - Rajghat is situated 4 km away from Janpath in Delhi and holds a great significance in the history of India. Rajghat is a place where Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation was cremated followed by his assassination in the year 1948.
India Gate - The All India War Memorial, popularly known as the India Gate, is located along the Rajpath in New Delhi. The imposing structure of India Gate is an awe-inspiring sight and is often compared to the Arch de Triomphe in France, the Gateway of India in Mumbai and the Arch of Constantine in Rome. This 42-meter tall historical structure was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and is one of the largest war memorials in the country.
President House (Drive Pass)-The Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India and is a rambling mansion with breath taking architecture. Spread over 320 acres, the vast grounds of the Rashtrapati Bhavan are home not only the head of state, but also staff quarters, stables, offices and the beautiful and famed Mughal Gardens.
Parliament House (Drive Pass) - Parliament House or Sansad Bhavan is one of the most impressive buildings in Delhi. Located at the end of Sansad Marg the Parliament Building was designed by British architect Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker. This iconic building was inaugurated in 1927 by Lord Irwin, the then Governor-General of India.
Qutub Minar - The soaring and brave tower that allures tourists despite being destroyed by ravages of natural apocalypses several times, Qutub Minar is the tallest individual tower in the world and second tallest monument of Delhi. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is located in Mehrauli and its construction was started in 1192 by Qutb Ud-Din-Aibak, founder of Delhi Sultanate. Later, the tower was built by various rulers over the centuries. The sight of this glorious monument takes you back to the rich history of India.
Humayun's Tomb - As the name suggests, Humayun's tomb is the final resting place of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. Located in the Nizamuddin East area of Delhi, it is the first garden tomb in the Indian subcontinent. This splendid piece of architecture was commissioned for construction by Humayun's chief consort empress Bega Begum in the year 1569-70 and is one of the very few structures that used red sandstone on such a massive scale at that time. The design of Humayun's tomb is a typical Mughal architecture with Persian influences and was conceptualised by Persian architect Mirak Mirza Ghiyath. Owing to its magnificent design and illustrious history, Humayun's Tomb was featured in UNESCO's World Heritage List in the year 1993.
Later afternoon, drive to Jaipur City (4 Hrs drive). On arrival in Jaipur, check-into hotel. overnight stay in in Jaipur.
Day 03: Full Day Jaipur Sightseeing
After breakfast start your capital city of Rajasthan (Jaipur ) guiding Tour. Next We will visit main attraction of Golden Triangle Tour 5 Days.
Amber Fort - Amer Fort is located in Amer, a town with an area of 4 square kilometres located 11 kilometres from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. Located high on a hill, it is the principal tourist attraction in the Jaipur area. (also enjoy Elephant Ride at Amber Fort).
Jal Mahal (Water Palace) - is located in middle of the Man Sagar Lake. it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai singh II.
Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace) - Hawa Mahal is a palace in Jaipur, India, so named because it was essentially a high screen wall built so the women of the royal household could observe street festivals while unseen from the outside.
City Palace - City Palace, Jaipur, which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings, is a palace complex in Jaipur.
Jantar Mantar (Astronomical Site)- is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments, built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh, and completed in 1734 AD.
Later back to hotel. Evening free for Jaipur in Jaipur.
Day 04 Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri- Agra (270 km 5 hrs Drive)
After breakfast, checkout and drive to Agra City. Visit Fatehpir sikri on the way.
Fatehpur Sikri- Located at a distance of 40km from Agra, Fatehpur Sikri is a perfect one day trip from Agra. A city predominantly made of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri was founded in 16th century by Mughal Emperor Akbar. It is essentially a fortified city built by the king and had been the capital of his Empire for fifteen years. Now a UNESCO world heritage site and a famous tourist attraction, it is a fine example of Mughal architecture. Fatehpur Sikri is home to Jodha Bai's palace, Jama Mosque, Buland Darwaza, and a Tomb of Salim Chisti among many other famous monuments, each of which, is an integral part of the Indian heritage.
Later drive to Agra. On arrival in Agra direct check-into hotel. overnight rest in Agra hotel.
Day 05 Agra Full Day Tour - Varanasi (by overnight train)
Start your Guiding tour of Taj Mahal city Agra. Early morning sunrise tour of Taj Mahal is best time to visit Taj Mahal. Morning around 5:30 (Summer) time 6:15 (winter) driver and guide pickup you from hotel and transfer you Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal - The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, to house the tomb of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal After Taj Mahal tour back to the hotel for breakfast and visit Agra fort.
Agra Fort - Agra Fort is the former imperial residence of the Mughal Dynasty located in Agra, India. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. After lunch depart from Agra to Jaipur by Car around 4 hrs drive on the way visit Capital City Fatehpur Sikri.
Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah - Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Often described as a "jewel box", sometimes called the "Bachcha Taj", the tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah is often regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal.
Later afternoon, transfre to trailstation to catch train to Varanasi (Overnight train journey).
Day 06 : Arrival Varanasi - Evening Ganga Aarti
Pickup from Varanasi train station and transfre to hotel. rest for the day. In the evening ready to "Ganga Aarti Ceremony".
Ganga Aarti Ceremony -The Ganga Aarti at Varanasi is an uplifting spiritual ritual. The Aarti ceremony takes place near the Ganges River. While facing the river, the Hindu priests use lamps which are circled around in a clockwise manner, accompanied by chants or songs in praise of Mother Ganga. It is believed that after the ritual is complete, the Goddess showers her blessing onto each individual present there
It’s always a treat to be a part of the Ganges Aarti- the loud Chanting of prayers, the positive energy in the air filling your soul with hope and strengthening your spirit to fight against the odds, the ray of light in the darkness, the optimistic aura in the air- helps you to purify your thoughts and encourages you to overcome your fears.
Later evening back to hotel. overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 07 : Varanasi City tour - Sarnatha
Morning Boat Ride Start your next day with a morning boat ride at the dawn. Boating in the Ganges at the sunrise in Varanasi is one of the main attractions. Observe Hindu’s way of life on the bank of the river Ganges. There are number of temples on the bank of the Ganges River in Varanasi. It is at the Ganga Ghats [Banaras Ghat] where you can see life and death together. There are numbers of Ghat alongside Ganges river in Varanasi where you can see Hindu cremation as well.
Some of the prominent and popular Ghats at Varanasi are :
- The Dasaswamedh Ghat
- Manikarnika Ghat
- Harischandra Ghat
- Assi Ghat,Shivala Ghat
- Man Mandir Ghat
- Darbhanga Ghat
- Ahilyabai Ghat and Kedar Ghat
After that Visit Kashi Vishwnath Temple area, also known as the Golden Temple. (The temple itself is open to Hindu only) and back to hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Sarnath, approximately 10km (6.2ml) from Varanasi City.
Varanasi is where the Buddha chose to deliver his first sermon in a Deer Park. It makes Sarnath one of the most venerated Buddhist places. Besides Buddhism, Sarnath is also connected with Jainism. There are many Buddhist monuments and edifices at Sarnath.The main attractions of Sarnath are Archaeological and Excavation Area (Sarnath, Deer park), Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhammek Stupa (Dhamekha Stupa), Dharmarajika Stupa, Mulagandhakuti Vihara, Ashoka Pillar (Ashokan Lion Pillar), Ashokan Lion-Capital (the national emblem of India) and the Archeological Museum.
Later evening back to hotel. overnight stay in Varanasi Hotel.
Day 08 : Varanasi - Delhi (By Train or By flight)
After breakfast, checkout and Transfer to Varanasi Train station or Varanasi Airport to catch your flight to Delhi. - In Delhi as per your flight schedule driver transfer you to Delhi airport. End your Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi with good wishes.
- 06 Nights Accoommdation on Double Sharing Basis.
- Daily Breakfast at Hotel.
- Overnight Train Agra to Varanasi.
- Rickshaw Ride at Old Delhi.
- Tonga Ride Near Taj Mahal, Agra.
- Elephant Ride at Amber Fort, Jaipur.
- Boat Ride at Varanasi.
- Private Air-conditioned vehicle throughout the trip.
- Pick up and drop from Delhi airport.
- 01 Mineral Water bottle each person everyday .
- Pollution Mask & Hand Sanitizer.
- Private English speaking guide.
- Driver allowance, toll taxes, fuel charges and parking.
- Jaipur to Delhi Airport Transfer.
- Monument Fee
- Any hotel in Agra.
- Gratuities (optional)
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- Insurance and Medical care
- Small car (up to 2 people): Toyota Etios or Maruti Swift Dezire
- Van (up to 3 people): Toyota Innova
- Big Cab (up to 5 to 10 people): Tempo Traveller