Experience heritage, culture & spiritual India
In India, the Golden Triangle tour with Varanasi is one of the most popular tour packages. With this 7-day package, you will explore three well-known destinations - Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, and the ancient holy city of Varanasi - which have special significance in defining the cultural, spiritual, and historical landscapes of India. Each city on your trip will offer something different. In Delhi, you'll get a taste of everything, in Agra, you'll take a peek at Mughal times, in Jaipur, you'll discover erstwhile Rajputana royalty, and in Varanasi, you'll discover your religious spiritual side.
- - Private tour of New and Old Delhi to discover the highlights of India's capital city.
- - Explore major attractions like Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace etc. on Jaipur Sightseeing tour.
- - A short visit to the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri.
- - Discover best tourist attractions in Agra - Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and the Baby Taj.
- - Enjoy a sunrise boat tour on the River Ganges to see the Ghats of this ancient city.
- - Visit Sarnath, a Buddhist pilgrimage site in India, on a day trip from Varanasi.
Detailed Itinerary (11 days)
Arrival in Delhi
Upon your arrival at the Delhi Airport/Railway Station, meet our tour representative who helps you with an assisted transfer to your hotel.
After refreshment, we proceed for half day city tour of Delhi. Today we will visit Old Delhi covering Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Birla Temple, and Chandni Chowk. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Delhi Sightseeing - Jaipur
Today morning after breakfast, we proceed on a sightseeing tour of the other part of the city, New Delhi and visit the India Gate, the Gandhi Memorial Museum and drive through the famous Rashtrapati Bhawan and Parliament house. Next visit Humayun's Tomb, Lotus Temple and the Qutab Minar. Afterwards, we will begin our road journey to Jaipur. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Stay overnight in hotel.
Post breakfast, we will enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour of Jaipur, explore the magnificent Amber Fort, a sprawling complex of stunning palaces, temples and gardens. You can enjoy elephant ride at Amber Fort. On the return from Amer, you can catch a glimpse of Jal Mahal while it is beautifully lit and looks like a gem in the middle of the water. Next visit the City Palace, a magical complex of courtyards, gardens and art galleries. Also visit the Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal. Enjoy shopping in Jaipur is an experience every tourist looks forward to, you can buy souvenirs and handicrafts as a sweet reminder of your tour.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (243 Kms)
After breakfast start your trip towards Agra by road, stop enroute to visit the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. Founded by Akbar, this Mughal city is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later on continue driving to Agra. Upon reaching, you will be transferred to the hotel.
The rest of the day is free to relax. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Agra Sightseeing - Varanasi (by Train)
Today you will experience the breathtaking view of Taj Mahal at sunrise. (Note: the Taj Mahal is closed on Friday) Next you will visit Agra Fort and Id-Mat-Ud-Dauhla's tomb. In the evening we will drop you at Railway Station to catch the train for Varanasi, overnight train journey.
On arrival at Varanasi train station, our company representative will assist you with an assisted transfer to your hotel. Check-in to the hotel, and after freshen enjoy day-trip to Sarnath which is a Buddhist pilgrim site in India. It was here that Lord Buddha preached his first sermon to his first five disciplines.
In the afternoon you will explore Varanasi city, which include a visit to Bharat Mata temple, Alamgir Mosque or Beni Madhav Ka Darera, Dasaswamedh Ghat. In the evening we will take you to at the bank of river Ganga to attend the prayer Ceremony. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Varanasi - Delhi Departure (by air)
Early in the morning, enjoy a boat ride on the holy river of Ganga and witness the true essence of Varanasi. Once you have enjoyed a mesmerizing morning, return to your hotel and have breakfast. Then transfer to the airport to board a flight to Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be met and assisted to your onward flight.