Duration : 9 Days / 8 Nights
Route : New Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Khajuraho – Varanasi – New Delhi
Category : Golden Triangle Tours
Upon your arrival at the Delhi airport for your 8 nights Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho & Varanasi, our representative will meet you for your private transfer to the hotel. The day you arrive is for rest and you are free to do anything on that day.
The capital of India, Delhi is a city that reflects the unique changing facets of contemporary Indian culture, where ancient heritage competes for space alongside colonial buildings, modern multiplex, shopping malls. A city as old as the myths has been developing fast and the rich heritage and culture are still alive with various attractions of old and new.
In the Evening, enjoy the Light and Sound Show at Red Fort.
Overnight stay at Delhi hotel.
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, your first day of sightseeing in Delhi will begin. Delhi is split into two parts-Old Delhi and New Delhi. First, you visit New Delhi and its heritage monuments. The first drive past the majestic Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament building, halt for a while at India Gate which is the Memorial Arch of World War I. Then you proceed towards Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, National Art Gallery, and Museum. Have mouthwatering Lunch.
After lunch, you will explore Old Delhi. First visit Raj Ghat, the Memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and pay tribute to his soul. The main market area is chaotic. Then you explore the majestic red sandstone architecture Red Fort. Visit the adjacent Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in Asia built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Walk past the roads of Chandi Chowk. You will wonder to see the happenings on the streets of the market. If you want you can pick up some antique things.
Your day of ends up here. Enjoy drinking and dining at an exotic restaurant.
Overnight stay at Delhi hotel.
Wake up early. After a delicious breakfast, head towards Jaipur, the pink city of Indian state Rajasthan. On the way, drive enjoys the scenes of Indian villages. Upon arrival, take your Jaipur hotel. The rest of the day is for yourself.
Evening walk past the lively roads of Jaipur city is just awesome. The pink beauty mesmerizes you.
Overnight stay at Jaipur hotel.
After breakfast, you go to Amber Fort located at a distance of 11 kilometers from Jaipur. You enjoy an elephant ride to the top of the fort which will exhilarate you. The panoramic view of Jaipur city from the fort is spectacular. Explore the interiors and exteriors of the fort. Then on the back to the city, you visit the Jal Mahal. Enjoy the camel ride on the bank of the lake of Jal Mahal. The scenic environ thrills you.
Have your delicious lunch. Afternoon, you tour Jaipur city. Visit the City Palace and its museum, Hawa Mahal known as the Palace of Winds, Jantar Mantar, the astronomical observatory. Visit the handicrafts markets of Jaipur.
At Evening, have fun and dining at Choki Dhani ethnic restaurant. Enjoy the pure charm of Rajasthani culture.
Stay overnight at Jaipur Hotel.
After breakfast, pack up to Agra. On the way, drive visits Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital of Mughals. It is counted in the world heritage site.
Drive to the City of Taj Mahal- Agra. On arrival take your hotel and rest. Late afternoon you visit the Agra Fort and It-mad-Daula’s Tomb. Visit the markets and leather factories.
Overnight stay at Agra hotel.
Taj Mahal Tour will be rewarded today. At dawn, you will explore the majestic Taj. The morning beauty of the Taj is incomparable. The color of the Taj changes when the sun rises over the sky.
You take your train at Agra railway station to Jhansi. On arrival at Jhansi, our representative meets you here and drives you to Khajuraho. Enroute you visit Orchha temples which display the medieval temple architecture.
On arrival at Khajuraho, you take your hotel.
Khajuraho located in Madhya Pradesh is a major tourist destination in India known for the Medieval Hindu and Jain Temples.
The walls of the temples have some erotic sculptures and motifs. The temples earned world heritage recognition. Intricate sculpture and erotic carvings depict the life of the gods and goddesses. Some of the carvings of the wall depict sexuality of human beings also.
Overnight stay at Khajuraho hotel.
After breakfast, you will enjoy half-day sightseeing at Khajuraho. First you will visit the great Kandariya Mahadeva Temple built in honor of Lord Shiva. One of the tallest temples at Khajuraho, it has some erotic carvings. Then, you will tour the three Hindu Temples of Khajuraho known as Brahman, Vamana, and Javari. Explore the erotic sculpture of the temples which have some musical rhythm. At last, you visit the Jain Temples of Khajuraho. Explore the architecture and sculpture.
After lunch, you fly to Varanasi boarding a flight at Khajuraho airport. On arrival, take your hotel in the holy city of Varanasi.
Varanasi, a Hindu pilgrimage abode is considered as the oldest inhabited city in the world. River Ganga is a holy river for Hindus. The temples of Varanasi are located on the bank of the river. Varanasi is also synonymous with Banaras Hindu University, and Sarnath, the Buddha pilgrimage center. At Varanasi, the great Indian writers--Kabir, Tulsidas, Ravi Das spent several years of life. Varanasi silks and ‘paan’ are also famous. evening you proceed to the Ghats to watch the Aarti ceremony. Thousands of devotees throng the ghats and offer puja to Ganga Maya.
Overnight stay at Varanasi hotel.
Varanasi is a city in which you see a different world. Though it is a typical Hindu city you see here a cosmopolitan air. Today in the early morning you enjoy a boat cruise on the Holy River Ganga. If you do believe in Hindu spiritualism, take a holy bath as it is said that Ganga has the power to cleanse sins of life. Have a look at the Life and Death circle. On one side you will the prosperity of life and on another side the cremation of the dead.
Have your breakfast. After breakfast, you set out your excursion tour to Sarnath which is 10 kilometers away from Varanasi. Sarnath is a Buddhist pilgrimage center and it is here that Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment.
Then you visit the Banaras Hindu University in support of our guide. Explore the Museum of the university which has a wide collection of artifacts and paintings.
Visit the Aurangzeb’s Mosque and drive back to the hotel. If you have zeal again today visit the ghats to witness evening Aarti.
Overnight stay at Varanasi hotel.
Today you bid farewell to Varanasi as you are transferred to the airport for your flight to Delhi where you board your homebound flight.
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