GOLDEN TRIANGLE WITH GANGES
DURATION: 10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS
DELHI – JAIPUR – FATEHPUR SIKRI – AGRA – VARANASI – DELHI
An ideal introduction to the rich culture, tradition, and history, Golden Triangle with Ganges travel package is specially designed for first time India travellers , history lovers and spiritually inclined people. In this tour you will be visiting the holy city of Varanasi along with the famous golden triangle attractions (Delhi, Agra and Jaipur). A visit to Ganges adds on the religious touch to this spectacular visit. Varanasi also known as Kaashi has ancient grandeur which is famous for its Ghats. In these Ghats people perform their ritual and sacred daily activities. You can go in for a holy dip in Ganga as the flowing water will wash away all your sins and purify your soul to the core.
From architectural wonders to natural beauty, from rejuvenating location to vibrant rural life, the Golden Triangle with Ganges comprises it all. So, if you have been longing for such a trip for a long period of time than you need to contact the travel experts of Tour My India right away.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN DELHI
Namaste! Welcome to the Capital of India. You will be welcomed by our representatives on arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to let you overcome jet lag or if you wish you can go for some shopping if there is time in the evening. Return to the hotel for a pleasant overnight stay.
DAY 02: DELHI SIGHTSEEING
Good Morning! After breakfast you will be going for a full day sightseeing tour of the capital city of India starting with the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest and most splendid mosque in India, both built by Emperor Shah Jahan, Rajghat- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, where he was cremated. Post lunch the sightseeing continues to explore the best tourist attractions of New Delhi including a drive past through the Indian President’s House (Rashtrapati Bhawan) towards India gate built to honour and pay a tribute to the Indian soldiers, then visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar; built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty and the beautiful Lotus Temple. In the evening take a cycle rickshaw ride through the bustling and colourful bazaar of Chandani Chowk for shopping or to taste some tantalizing North Indian cuisines. Afterwards return to the hotel for a pleasant overnight stay.
DAY 03: DELHI – JAIPUR (270 KILOMETERS)
Start your day a little early. After breakfast your journey will begin towards the Pink City- Jaipur. It would be better to leave early to avoid traffic and also the journey will take approximately 6 hours. Upon arrival in Jaipur, meet our representatives who will transfer you to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
DAY 04: JAIPUR SIGHTSEEING
Today morning after breakfast explore the Pink City with an excursion to splendid Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, built in the 15th Century by Rajput King Man Singh. Visit Jal Mahal or water palace that is situated in the midst of the beautiful Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur City. Continue your sightseeing by visiting the regal City Palace – present residence of the royal family of Jaipur, the palace is a miraculous portrayal of the real Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Then visit the incredible Jantar Mantar, which was innovated and constructed by Jaipur King Swai Jai Singh. Amongst the 5 observatories built by him, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is one of them. Later visit the splendid Hawa Mahal, also known ‘Palace of Winds’ was built with a concept for the woman of royal families to speculate the royal ceremonies and festivals being hidden from the public eyes. After sightseeing have a pleasant night stay at your Hotel.
DAY 05: JAIPUR-FATEHPUR SIKRI – AGRA (233 KMS)
Good Morning! After breakfast you will drive to the Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Enroute you will visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Have a pleasant Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 06: AGRA – VARANASI (TRAIN)
Early morning after breakfast, you will visit the iconic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Later visit the Agra fort – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. Later transfer to railway station to board the overnight train to Varanasi.
Day 07: ARRIVAL AT VARANASI
On arrival at Varanasi, meet our representatives who will transfer you to the hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Later, we will start our tour to seeing the Banaras Hindu University, Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple and the several Ghats of Varanasi. Have a pleasant overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 08: VARANASI TOUR
Good Morning! After breakfast get ready for a peaceful boat ride to witness the panoramic view of these magnificent ghats. The Ghats (River Front) of Varanasi are magnificent and watching people bathing and worshipping at the ghats is one of the most extraordinary experiences of a visit to India. Later we will visit the Sarnath Temple place, the historical city where Buddha chose to deliver his first sermon. Afterwards return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 09: VARANASI TO DELHI BY FLIGHT & TRANSFER TO INTERNaTIONAL AIRPORT
Today you will be transferred to Airport to take a flight to Delhi. Meet and assist upon arrival in Delhi and transfer to hotel. Rest of the evening is at leisure to explore the local vicinity. Have a pleasant night stay in Delhi.
DAY 10: DEPARTURE
On this day you will be transferred to the International Airport to board your onward flight with a baggage full of unforgettable memories.
NOTE: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs and preferences. Feel free to contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday or a tour package specially designed to suit your needs and desire for an unforgettable India tour.
- Daily Breakfast at Hotel.
- Accommodation as per our Itinerary hotel on twin sharing basis inclusive of taxes.
- Complimentary drinks on arrival.
- Pickup service from Airport, Railway Station and Hotel.
- Air Conditioned vehicles having sufficient space for luggage.
- All State Taxes, Parking and all transport related expense including Driver Services.
- A trained and knowledgeable representative throughout the tour.
- Experienced chauffeurs for all kinds of conveyance.
- Entry fee at the monuments.
- Tips to the servicemen.
- Meals and services not specified in the above mentioned section.
- Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums.
- Cost for service provided on a personal request.
- Cost for personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, Soft Drinks, Incidentals, Porter Charges, tips etc.
- Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” head.