The tour of Golden Triangle is among the most popular tours of India and a tour to Varanasi -the oldest living town of the world as an added plus. Discover the Rajputana royalty in the Pink City of India, witness the Mughal splendors of Agra and Delhi, soak up the ambiance of holy Varanasi at its ghats, or through a boat ride at dawn. This wonderful introduction to the flavor of India includes gigantic palaces, vibrant markets, and the incredible Taj Mahal. Each city has something unique and different to offer which you will experience during the 07 nights and 08 days tour.
Delhi: Welcome to Incredible India!
Arrive at the capital city of India and check in at your hotel. Remaining time is at leisure till next morning.
After breakfast proceed for the sight seeing tour of Delhi. At first, you will visit Shahjahanabad (Old Delhi) covering Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid (2nd largest mosque of India) and Humayun’s Tomb (all 3 monuments are UNESCO world heritage sites). Later in the 2nd half, visit Lutyen’s Delhi (New Delhi) and see India Gate, Parliament house, Bahai temple and drive by President’s house.
Post breakfast, you will be driven to reach at the Pink City of India i.e. Jaipur. On arrival, check in at your hotel. Evening free to walk in colourful old bazaars located in the old walled city.
Post breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Jaipur including City Palace Complex, Amber Fort & Jantar Mantar Observatory (a UNESCO world heritage site). After brief leisure, you may visit ‘Chokhi Dhani”- an ethnic village resort. It is an excellent place to enjoy Rajasthani dishes and to observe village lifestyle & culture. Here you will also have the option to enjoy Camel ride, bullock cart ride and Elephant ride in very nominal cost.
Agra (Via Fatehpur Sikri)
Morning drive towards Agra visiting deserted capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar Fatehpur Sikri en-route. Arrive Agra, check in at the hotel. Later take a sightseeing tour of arguably the most beautiful monument of love the Taj Mahal – the most photogenic building in the world. Taj Mahal was made by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his pretty wife Mumtaz Mahal. Also visit historical Agra Fort (UNESCO World Heritage Site). From Agra Fort, four of the mighty rulers from Mughal dynasty ruled their enormous empire in Indian Sub-Continental. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Morning you will be transferred to Agra airport to board a flight to Varanasi. You will be met by our representative on arrival at Varanasi airport and will be transferred to your hotel to check in. After brief leisure, you may explore the interesting lanes & bylanes of this oldest living city of the World. In the evening you may witness the Ganga Worship ceremony, which is highly rewarding. A very spiritual experience! Stay overnight at your hotel.
Morning take a boat ride at river Ganges to witness holy rituals on Ghats. A very spiritual experience! You would see various cremation Ghats during the span of this boat ride, which offers a peep into the living traditions of one of the world's oldest religion, Hinduism. Watch the sun rising on the river front which is spiritually quite uplifting. Later in the day visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Benaras Hindu University, Sarnath, Gyanvapi Mosque and other important monuments of the city. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Morning transfer to Varanasi airport to board a direct flight to Delhi for your onward journey. Tour ends.