Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destinations: Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Varanasi – Delhi
India is a great land of contrasts, where a fascinating past and a bright future coexist. On this tour, you will experience 4 of India’s most beautiful and fascinating cities. Begin your journey in Delhi, the capital of India. Then you will travel to Jaipur, the land of the Rajput kings. Continue to Agra, the city of the best monument ever built for love Taj Mahal. Finally, you will travel to Varanasi, an epic center of traditional and religious values.
- Visit of world-famous Taj Mahal during sunrise
- Visit Sarnath one of the holiest places of Buddhism
- Enjoy a boat ride on the Ganges during Varanasi Tour
- Explore the World Heritage Sites of Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, and Varanasi
- Enjoy a Rickshaw ride in the narrow street of Chandni Chowk Old Delhi
- Visit of Chand Baori (Deep Stepwell) in Abhaneri Village of Rajasthan
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Professional live tour guide
- Experienced licenced driver
- Battery Van ride at the Taj Mahal
- 2 Game drives in Corbett National Park
- One packaged water bottle per person
- Boat Ride in River Ganges in Varanasi
- Transport by private air-conditioned car
- Transport, parking, Gasoline, and tollways
- Rickshaw Ride in the heart of Old Delhi Chandni Chowk
- Accommodation in 3/4/5 star hotels as per your choice
- Air-Conditioned Train tickets from Agra - Varanasi - Delhi
- Lunch/Dinner/Any optional trip
- Monument entrance fees and camera fees.
- Anything not specified under the above inclusions
Day 01: Delhi Arrival - Pickup - Overnight in Delhi
Meet our company representative on your arrival in Delhi who will assist you in the transfer to your pre-booked hotel. After a brief introduction to your Tour, you will have free time to adapt to the new time zone and enjoy the convenience of the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or relaxing. In case, you arrive early and you want to explore something, then have a short visit to the Akshardham Temple. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi City Tour - Jaipur
Today after breakfast, start your tour of Old & New Delhi by stopping at Red Fort for photos, then visit Jama Masjid, India's biggest mosque. You will have an amazing ride on a Rickshaw in the Chandni Chowk market. Next visit Rajghat, which is a memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. Then visit Humayun's Tomb, this UNESCO World Heritage Site was commissioned by Humayun's first wife “Bega Begum '' in 1565. You'll also visit Qutub Minar, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a 73-metres tall victory tower built in the 12th century. Next stop for photos at India Gate, a war memorial then drive past the President's House, the official residence of the President of India and Parliament House. After the tour, you will be taken to Jaipur. Arrive at Jaipur and check in to your pre-booked hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 03: Jaipur City Tour
After your early breakfast in Jaipur, meet your guide and begin your sightseeing from the Amer Fort, a magnificent and extensive palace complex which is placed at the top of Aravalli Hill. After the fort, you can head to the City Palace, the then seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture is amazing here. Next to the City Palace is Jantar Mantar, a magnificent observatory that features the world's largest stone sundial. There will also be photo stops for Jal Mahal (water palace), Hawa Mahal (wind palace). You may also explore the bustling and colourful local market in the Pink City. After an amazing tour, come back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Jaipur - Agra(240 km- 5 hours)
After breakfast, you will drive to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri, built in the 16th century by Mughal Emperor, Akbar, the Great. It served as the capital of his vast empire and was mysteriously abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. Continue your journey, Arrive at Agra and Check-in the hotel. Stay overnight at the Agra.
Day 05: Agra City Tour - Varanasi
Your guide and driver will pick you from your hotel at 5:45 A.M. for the Taj Mahal Sunrise Tour. The Taj Mahal exhibits diverse hues during different parts of the day. At Sunrise, it adorns a pink shade. The superb craftsmanship and structural design fascinate all the tourists. Taj is a majestic inspiring illustration of the Divine Love of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his wife, Mumtaz. After your Taj Mahal visit at Sunrise, come back to your hotel, freshen up and enjoy your breakfast. Then visit Agra Fort, the buildings inside reflect interesting integration and fusion of Indian and Central Asian architecture built by Emperor Akbar. Also visit the Tomb of Itimad- ud- Daula, famous as the Baby Taj built by the empress Noor Jahan in memory of her father. In the late evening, you are transferred to the railway station to board your train for Varanasi. That is your next destination. You will enjoy onboarding on the train.
Day 6: Arrive Varanasi - Varanasi Tour
The next morning, meeting and assistance upon arrival at Varanasi train station and check-in at the hotel. Varanasi is the Holy city of India and one of the most popular pilgrimage sites for Hindus and Buddhists alike. After some time relaxing, meet your guide and visit the famous Banaras Hindu University. Next visit the Aurangzeb’s Mosque. Later in the evening, we will take you to the Ghats to watch the Aarti ceremony. Surely this would definitely be an amazingly soothing experience for you. After the Aarti ceremony, come back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 7: Varanasi - Delhi (Overnight Train)
Early morning, meet your guide and enjoy a boat ride at the Holy Ganges River. It is a lifetime experience as you witness religious rituals, people taking holy baths at the Ganges. One side prosperity of life and on the other side cremation ceremonies. After the boat ride, we will take you to the hotel and enjoy your breakfast. Post breakfast, Enjoy an excursion to Sarnath. Your tour can't be completed without Sarnath as it is a very special place for Buddhists. Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon at Sarnath, after attaining enlightenment. At your scheduled time we take you to the railway station to board the train for Delhi. Overnight on board OR as per your choice transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi.
Day 8: Arrive Delhi - Flight back home
On your arrival in Delhi, the Joyful team will take you to the hotel. There is a short stay for your refreshment and relaxation at the hotel. We will drop you at Delhi airport for your onward journey. You will take back lovely memories of many enchanting destinations on your Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi.