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The Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi for Senior Citizens has been specially curated by our tour experts taking into consideration the special needs of the old people. As the oldsters have their major interest in history and spirituality, this senior citizen special tour package is the most suitable one for the golden-agers.
Since our experts have crafted this tour especially for special citizens, it offers you some additional benefits, which are listed below:
This tour of 11 days not only lets the retirees get to know more about the varied culture and rich heritage of the country but also allows them to seek some solace in spirituality. The Golden Triangle circuit comprises of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The circuit is known by such name as these three cities form a shape of almost an equilateral triangle on the Indian map and is the most popular one in India. This tour package initiates from Delhi, takes you through Jaipur, Agra, Varanasi and gradually ends in Delhi only. Each city has something peculiar about it to please the retired people and moreover, these are some of the most sought-after cities of India.
Delhi, the capital city of India has everything in its possession to delight the retirees. If you are history buff, then the historical monuments will appeal to you. On the other hand, Delhi is brimful of religious sites, which can be the choice of solace seekers. Delhi is also well-suited for nature lovers as it has several gardens. Further, Delhi is divided into two parts - Old Delhi and New Delhi. Old Delhi is profuse with historical influences of the Mughal era while the British architectural styles can be spotted in the areas of New Delhi. The food is another unmatchable aspect of Delhi. In all, you must visit Delhi to get to know the culture of the country.
Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan, the largest city of India. The picture of Rajasthan cannot be perceived without Jaipur. It is the first planned city of the country and is a conglomerate of old and new. The city is mostly known for its majestic forts and magnificent palaces. These royal mansions help you gain insights into the history of the country. Moreover, you can come across the friendly and helping people in the state, which will make you feel nice and comfortable. It is known as the Pink City as the whole city was painted pink in 1856 to welcome the Prince of Wales and it continues to shine in pink until now. One can also visit the temples and monuments in Jaipur in addition to the forts and palaces.
Agra is an ancient city in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is famous all over the world as it houses the pride of India, i.e. Taj Mahal (one of the Seven Wonders of the World). Another striking fact about Agra is that its world-famous monuments, Taj Mahal offers the facility of wheelchairs and ramps for the elderly people, which makes Agra a senior-friendly destination. Besides this, the city has Agra Fort, which is the finest specimen of Mughal architecture. The walled city of Fatehpur Sikri also lies nearby to the city and is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In other words, Agra can be described as a fusion of architecture, history and love. Petha, the dessert of Agra is also quite popular among people and is a must-try thing during a tour to Agra.
Varanasi is the major highlight of this senior citizen special tour. Varanasi is the spiritual capital of India as it is significant for not one or two, but three religions followed in the country, namely Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism. In the words of Mark Twain, the city has been described as “Older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together”. The city has withstood the ravages of time and holds a significant place in the history of the country. It is often believed that the one who visits this city, gets liberated from the cycle of incarnation. Since the city is chock full of religious sites of different faiths, it is befitting enough for the old people.
Plan a trip for your old parents right now and let them have a memorable experience in India.
Stroll through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi
Immerse in the charm of Pink City, Jaipur
Stop by the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri
Visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise
Early morning boat ride on the River Ganges
After arrival in Delhi, our tour representative will receive you at the airport and will help you in the check-in process at the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel.
After having breakfast in the hotel, you will start Delhi Tour. You will visit Raj Ghat, Red Fort and Jama Masjid. You can shop for jewelry items and colorful clothes from the busy streets of Chandni Chowk market. The evening time is at leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel.
After enjoying breakfast in the hotel, you will leave for Delhi Tour. You will go to Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb and India Gate, Parliament House, President's House and other Government Secretarial Buildings, And the final visit of your day will be to the Lakshminarayan Temple. Overnight stay in Delhi.
After taking breakfast in the hotel, you will depart for Jaipur. Upon reaching Jaipur, you will check-in in the pre-booked hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Either you can go shopping in the local markets or you can have rest in the hotel room. The transport service is at your disposal within the city limits. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
After having breakfast, you will commence your day. Firstly, you will visit the Amber Fort, followed by visits to the other historical monuments like the City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal (palace of wind). You can also visit the gardens and the business center of the city. Overnight stay in the hotel.
After having breakfast in the hotel, you will travel to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri. In Fatehpur Sikri, you will visit the Jama Masjid, the Tomb of Salim Chishti, the five-storied Panch Mahal and Buland Darwaza. You can also appreciate the marvelous architecture of the other graceful monuments like Ibadat Khana, Mariam-uz-Zamani's Palace, Naubat Khana and Birbal's House. Afterwards, you will head towards Agra. Check-in in the pre-decided hotel in Agra. Overnight stay in Agra.
After enjoying breakfast in the hotel, you will start the Agra Tour. The first stop of the day will be at Taj Mahal and the next will be at Agra Fort. You can spend the rest of the day as per your wishes. Overnight stay in the hotel in Agra.
After having breakfast, you will check-out from the hotel and leave for Delhi by road. After reaching Delhi Airport, you will catch a flight for Varanasi. After reaching Varanasi, you will complete all the formalities in the pre-decided hotel and have some rest. The day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
You will start your day early with a boat ride across the River Ganges. Manikarnika and Harishchandra Ghats are two of the most famous ghats. Here you can spot a lot of people, out of which some will be busy taking a holy bath while others will be occupied in performing the last rites of their loved ones. You can spend the day as per your wishes. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
After having breakfast in the hotel, you will pay a visit to the holy site of Buddhism, i.e. Sarnath. Spend the day visiting the Buddhist Temples like the Thai Temple, Dhamek Stupa and other attractions. Then, you will be driven back to Varanasi. At the time of sunset, you can partake in the ceremony of Ganga Aarti, which is held every day at the Ghats. Get back to the hotel and have dinner. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
After having breakfast, check-out from the hotel and catch a flight to Delhi. You can spend your time in Delhi as per your wishes. Afterwards, you can board your flight to continue with the further journey. It is worth noticing that there will be no accommodation provided on the last day of the tour.
End of the Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi for Senior Citizens