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Duration
7 Days / 6 Nights
Trip
Start: Delhi / End: Delhi

Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi

Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Delhi

Introduction

Golden Triangle Tour is one of the most popular tour packages of India, where one gets a chance to explore most wonderful and culturally-rich cities. Forming a triangle, these cities are Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi is an amazing package that clubs these three cities with the ancient holy city of Varanasi. This well-planned itinerary of 7 days and 8 nights offers a unique experiences in all the cities. While Delhi is an amazing potpourri, Agra takes you back in the Mughal times. Similarly, while Jaipur is all about the Rajputana royalty, Varanasi offers you spiritual and religious enlightenment.

Note that this is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.

Trip Highlights
    • Guided tour Old Delhi and New Delhi
    • World Heritage Sites of Amer Fort and Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
    • Shop for wonderful handicrafts at the local bazaars of Jaipur
    • Stop at the world heritage site of Fatehpur Sikri, on the way to Agra
    • Early morning visit to the Taj Mahal, Agra
    • Boat ride and memorable evening Aarti at the ghats of Ganga, Varanasi

Itinerary Details
Day 1 Arrival in Delhi

After you reach Delhi, our tour representative helps you with a transfer to the hotel. After completing the check-in formalities, relax for a while. Later on, get ready for a half-day city tour of Delhi. Today, you explore the Old Delhi, covering attractions like Chandni Chowk, Red Fort and Jama Masjid.

Stay overnight in Delhi.

Day 2 Delhi (city tour) – Jaipur (281 km)

In the morning, get ready for a tour of city's other part, New Delhi. Some of the prime attractions that you explore today include India Gate, Laxmi Narayan Temple, and the Gandhi Memorial. Drive past the Parliament House- an important government building. The other visits of the day are UNESCO World Heritage Sites- Humayun's Tomb and the Qutab Minar. Sightseeing is followed by road journey to Jaipur. As you reach, transfer to the hotel and complete the check.

Stay overnight.

Day 3 Jaipur (City Tour)

The day is scheduled for sightseeing in Jaipur, which starts with a visit to the Amer fort or Amber fort. As the fort is on a hill top, enjoy an elephant ride of a jeep ride up to its entrance. It is around 11 km outside the main city and houses several splendid structures. Next in line is the City Palace- a great blend of Rajputana and Mughal styles of architecture. Explore the pink- colored, Hawa Mahal, popular for its beehive-like structure. The other attraction that you visit is the royal observatory called Jantar Mantar- a World Heritage Site. The evening is scheduled for a visit to the colorful bazaars of Jaipur to buy memorable souvenirs.

Overnight stay.

Day 4 Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (243 km)

Post breakfast on the 4th day of the tour, start driving towards Agra. On the way, stop to explore the deserted Mughal capital of Fatehpur Sikri. Now a World Heritage Site, it was founded by Mughal Emperor Akbar. This Mughal City houses several beautifully-made structures. Later on, continue your road journey to The Mughal City of Agra. On reaching, check-in at the hotel. If time and energy permit, explore the surroundings on your own.

Stay overnight.

Day 5 Agra (City Tour) - Varanasi (By Train)

Enjoy an early morning visit to the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This white-marble structure is a timeless beauty and looks stunning as the sunrays fall on it. This is a mausoleum of Mumtaj Mahal, the beloved wife of Shah Jahan, built by the ruler. In the afternoon, visit the other popular attractions of Agra city, Itmat-Ud-Daulah tomb-also known as Baby Taj and the massive Agra Fort- built by Emperor Akbar and Shah Jahan. In the evening, get transferred to the railway station to board the train to Varanasi.

Overnight aboard.

Day 6 Arrival in Varanasi (Sarnath and City Tour)

Morning arrival at Varanasi train station. Get an assisted transfer to the hotel. Complete the check-in formalities. After some rest, get ready for an excursion to the popular Buddhist sacred site- Sarnath. Around 12 km from the main city, it has the 'deer park' where the Lord gave his first sermon after enlightenment. Back to the city in the afternoon for sightseeing in Varanasi. Visit sites like Alamgir Mosque or Beni Madhav Ka Darera, Bharat Mata Temple, and Dasaswamedh Ghat. Evening is scheduled for the holy Ganga Aarti, on the banks of Ganges. One of the most popular things to do in Varanasi, it is an exciting experience.

Stay overnight.

Day 7 Varanasi - Delhi (by Flight) - Departure

Enjoy an early morning boat ride on River Ganga. Observe the Hindu rituals going on at the holy banks or ghats of Varanasi. After breakfast, get transferred to the airport to board the flight to Delhi. On reaching, move to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.