One of the most demanded tour packages of India. Explore the cities falling in the golden triangle. Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi offers you an opportunity to visit the popular destinations of India – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur along with the ancient holy city of Varanasi. During your travel, you will experience each city has something unique. Delhi will offer a combination of everything like magnificent forts, mosques, monuments, food and shopping. Agra will take you back in the Mughal period, Jaipur will give glimpses of royalty and grandeur of Rajputs and Varanasi will enlighten your religious souls.
Upon arrival at Delhi international airport for Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi, you will be met by our company representative and transferred to the car to drive towards your hotel. Check-in the hotel for comfortable overnight stay.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for full day guided tour in Delhi. You will visit You will visit Humayun’s Tomb- the first garden tomb of a Mughal Emperor in India and constructed by Mughal emperor Humayun’s wife Bega Begum in between 1569-1570. This monument has been declared UNESCO World Heritage Site and demonstrates Mughal architecture with Persian style of garden. Jama Masjid – largest mosque in India and was constructed between 1644 – 1658. Around twenty-five thousand people can offer prayer in this mosque at a single point of time and was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Also visit Qutub Minar – it is one of the most artistic & skilful Islamic architectures whose basic foundation was laid in 1199 AD by Qutubuddin Aibak. This thirteenth century Minar is 72.5 mts (about 238 feet) high and covered with intricate carvings and wonderful inscribed verses from the holy Quran. Lotus temple- also known as the Baha’i Temple and was constructed in the year 1986 in the form of a Lotus-like structure made up of pure white marble. It comprises of twenty-seven free-standing marble-clad petals and belongs to the Baha’i community. Visit Raj Ghat- it is a memorial built on Mahatma Ghandi’s cremation site. There are also two museums in this premises, which are Gandhi Memorial Museum and Gandhi Smriti Museum. In the evening, you will enjoy rickshaw ride in the bustling bazaars of Chandni Chowk and also tour Khari Baoli spice market. On completion of the sightseeing, you will be dropped at Delhi airport to board your flight to Varanasi which will depart at 18:15 hours. After reaching this place, you will be transferred to the hotel for comfortable overnight stay.
Early morning leave for a boat excursion on River Ganges to see the bathing Ghats and cremation site. After having breakfast at the hotel, you can walk through narrow alleys of the ancient city of Varanasi. Then visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The current shape of this temple was constructed by princess of Indore, Late Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar in 1780. Then leave for excursion tour to Sarnath which is 10 kilometers away from Varanasi. Sarnath is a Buddhist pilgrimage center and at this place Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment and also see the museum. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will be dropped at Varanasi airport by car. Board your flight to Agra, which will depart at 12:20 hours. Agra. After reaching Agra airport, you will be transferred to an air-conditioned car to proceed towards your hotel. Relax for sometime in hotel, then leave for guided tour to visit Agra Fort, which is made up of red sandstone and was built in the year 1565 A.D by Mughal emperor Akbar. In the evening, you will visit Taj Mahal at the time of sunset. This monument is one of the seven wonders of the world and was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1632-1654 A.D. in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.
Please Note: Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.
Visit Taj Mahal again at the time of sunrise and notice the beauty of this monument. Return to hotel for breakfast and short relax. Later you will be transferred to the car, as you will leave for Jaipur. En Route, visit Fatehpur Sikri – deserted city which was founded by the Mughal emperor Akbar in 1569. It is one of the finest preserved collections of Indian Mughal architecture and comprised of many buildings. Then you will visit Abhaneri, which is famous for Chand Baori step-well. it is one of India’s largest and deepest step-wells. On completion of the sightseeing, you will drive again towards Jaipur. Check-in the hotel for overnight stay.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then leave for full day guided sightseeing in Jaipur. Visit Amber fort, which is located 11 km away from city of Jaipur and was built in by Raja Man Singh in the 16th century on a hilltop. It is a wonderful example of enthralling blend of Muslim and Hindu architecture constructed in white marble and red sandstone. The highlight of this fort is Sheesh Mahal-a palace acknowledged for its intricate mirror work. You can also enjoy a wonderful elephant ride in this fort. Also visit City Palace, conceived and designed by Maharaja Jai Singh, this palace is a perfect blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The City Palace complex has many buildings, courtyards and impressive gateways. The palace houses Diwan-e-Khas (the Hall of Private Audience), the Diwan-e-Aam, solid marble Mubarak Mahal, and Sawai Jai Singh’s seven-storey facade Chandra Mahal (“moon palace”). Chandra Mahal is still the residence of the present royal family. Then visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), which was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. It has more than 953 windows and the bee-hive structure is really wonderful. The king constructed this palace for the royal women to view the everyday market life through the windows. Also visit Albert Hall Museum, which is one of the oldest in the state of Rajasthan and a superb example of Indo-Saracenic architecture. The museum is located in Ram Niwas garden and has a rich and big collection of artifacts such as colorful crystal works, metal sculptures, stones, carpets and paintings. Overnight stay in hotel at Jaipur.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will be transferred to the car to proceed towards Delhi. On arrival, you will be dropped at Delhi international airport to board your flight to next destination/home.