08 Days | Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi

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Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi

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India Tour with Varanasi
Delhi

Jaipur

Agra

Varanasi

Delhi

Golden Triangle Tour overview

The Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi will give you an unforgettable experience of visiting India. During this tour, you will be traveling across four famous destinations of the country, namely Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Varanasi. Every city has something different to delight you.

Delhi is a wonderful conglomerate of ancient and modern, evident through its historical monuments and architectural wonders. Agra is world famous for Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. But that’s not the only reason for its popularity. It is an ancient city with a vast history and it is well-evident through the numerous Mughal monuments. That’s why a lot of tourists flock this city throughout the year. Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan, the largest state of India and is quite appealing with its pink hues. There are several forts and palaces in Jaipur that you can visit and dig deeper into the history of the country. Last but not least, Varanasi is the spiritual capital of India. It is replete with temples and ghats. It is in this town that you will be able to understand the concept of “unity in diversity” in the best possible way. Several faiths coexist in this holy town and that’s why the city is known all across the world for its spiritual significance.

To experience it all, opt for the Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi. This tour will not only let you know culture and history deeper but will also let you enjoy local dishes in every city. You can also indulge in shopping in the bustling market streets of every city. Hence it is a one-of-its-kind experience and you must decide on this tour package to have fun in the company of your dear ones.


Tour highlights

  • Enjoy a boat ride and Ganga aarti in Varanasi
  • Admire the beauty of the Taj Mahal, the pride of India
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of famous destinations in Delhi
  • Shop for souvenirs from colorful markets
  • Explore the alleys of the pink city, Jaipur

Tour Itinerary

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Day 01 Arrive in Delhi. Excursion of Delhi monuments

Your tour will commence with your arrival at Delhi, where you will will be graciously escorted by our representative and taken to your hotel.

On the first morning, you will visit Raj Ghat, the memorial built to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi, the father of our Nation. As you travel past the Majestic Red Fort, you will reach your next destination, Jama Masjid. Closer by is the eclectic Chandni Chowk Market, where you can shop for interesting jewellery and clothes.

Your afternoon travel will include visits to the Qutub Minar, Humayun tomb and India Gate, all major historical highlights of Delhi. The first day of your Golden Triangle tourwill culminate with a drive across the Parliament House, President's House and other Government Secretarial Buildings to a final visit to the Lakshminarayan temple. Your overnight stay will be at Delhi.

Highlights: Delhi - Visit Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb, Laxmi Narayan Temple & drive past Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, President House, Parliament. etc.

Day 02 Drive from Delhi to Jaipur

The next morning you will start bright and early for Jaipur, the pink city of India. We will drive you from Delhi to Jaipur by road. Upon arrival, you will be checked in to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the beautiful pink city of Rajasthan. Here, in the city of the royals, you can spend your time strolling through the vibrant crowded streets, revel in the unique Jaipur bazaars or visit any other place of interest as the vehicle will be at your disposal. The overnight stay will be at Jaipur.

Day 03 Excursion of Jaipur monuments and Amber Fort

This day you will start with visiting the Amber Fort, the earlier capital of Jaipur. Every room of this fort, like SukhNiwas, is an architectural marvel and will steal your breath away. The day will be followed by visiting other historical monuments like Maharaja City Palace, JantarMantar, and HawaMahal( palace of wind). The rest of the day can be spent by visiting the garden, the business center or shopping at the local market, as per your wish. The overnight stay will be at Jaipur.

Highlights: Jaipur - Visit Amer Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar & drive past Hawa Mahal.

Day 04 Drive from Jaipur to Fatehpur Sikri to Agra

On the fourth day of the Bestseller India Tour, you will travel to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri, one of UNESCO’s world heritage site. The next highlights of the day would be Jama Masjid, the Tomb of Salim Chishti, the five storied Panch Mahal and Buland Darwaza. The rest of the day, you can visit other graceful monuments like Ibadat Khana, Mariam-uz-Zamani's palace, Naubat Khana and Birbal's house, and spend the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. The overnight stay will be at Agra.

Highlights: Visit Fatehpur Sikri.

Day 05 Excursion of Agra monuments

On the fifth day of the Golden triangle tour with Varanasi, we will drive you to two prominent historical marvels of Agra. The first would be TajMahal, one of the seven wonders of the world and the second would be Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rest of the day, you can tour at your own discretion, check out various handicraft and marble work, and prepare yourself to go to Varanasi after an overnight stay at Agra.

Highlights: Agra – Visit TajMahal& Agra Fort.

Day 06 Back to Delhi for flying to Varanasi

As we come to an end of this Budget and pocket friendly tour of most popular cities of India, you will be driven to Delhi airport for your Varanasi flight. After you alight and touchdown at Varanasi, we will drive you to your hotel. The rest of the day you can discover this beautiful holy city at your pace, stroll across the vibrant bazaars of Varanasi and pick small mementos to take back home. Varanasi, also called Benares, has been the touted as the cultural and spiritual capital of North India for years. Most popular tour in India allows you to explore this city at your leisure to discover the spiritual side of you. In the evening when the dusk falls, you can optionally attend the Ganga aarti that is held every day at the Ghats. With the sadhus and devotees singing chants in symphony, it is one of the most magical experience one can have. After the prayer you can go back to the hotel and rest. Overnight is in Varanasi.

Day 07 Varanasi Excursion

Your next day will start early with an adventurous boat trip across the river Ganges to take you to different ghats. Two such ghats where you will find throngs of devotees praying would be Manikarnika and Harishchandra ghats. These Ghats are one of the holiest places, where people don’t just take a holy dip, but also get their loved ones cremated. The reason is the strong belief among Indians that whosoever dies in Varanasi and gets cremated on the bank of river Ganga achieves salvation. So, one of the fascinating sights you will find across the bank will be of several funeral pyres burning.

After the holy Hindu ritual, you can decide to spend the rest of the day relaxing or travel to Sarnath, which as per the stories is the deer park where Buddha gave his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. By the time you come back, it would dark and you could explore some more or go back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Highlights: Varanasi - Boat ride on the River Ganges visiting the Manikarnika and Harishchandra ghats.

Day 08 Fly from Varanasi to Delhi

On the eighth day of your Best seller India tour, you will be sent back to Delhi. From there you can hop on to your next flight or wait till your onward flight arrives. Since most flights depart after midnight, night accommodation will not be provided in Delhi

Day 09 Departure

Depart for your return/onward journey. Marks the End of your Indian Golden Triangle Varanasi travel package.


SELECT YOUR OWN HOTELS - CONTROL YOUR BUDGET.

Day Wise Hotel Details

Select your own hotels

  • Day 01
    20/11/2019

    Delhi

    Florence Inn

  • Day 02
    21/11/2019

    Jaipur

    Mandawa Haveli

  • Day 03
    22/11/2019

    Jaipur

    Mandawa Haveli

  • Day 04
    23/11/2019

    Agra

    Ramada Plaza

  • Day 05
    24/11/2019

    Agra

    Ramada Plaza

  • Day 06
    25/11/2019

    Varanasi

    Hindustan International

  • Day 07
    26/11/2019

    Varanasi

    Hindustan International

  • Day 08
    27/11/2019

    Delhi

    Departure

+ Inclusions

  • Accommodation with breakfast

  • Transfers/visits by chosen vehicle

  • Taxes and assistance

+ Exclusions

  • Insurance

  • Lunches

  • Dinners

  • Domestic airfares

  • Local guides

  • Entrances

Private & Custom Tours: These tours can be customized for you to suit your needs.

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Add additional activities in your itinerary [OPTIONAL]

Delhi

Market Visit & Cooking Class followed by Meal

Duration :3 – 3.5 hours

Cooking Class followed by Meal

Duration :2 -2.5 hours

Indian Family Meal Experience

Duration :1.5 - 2 hours

Delhi Shopping Tour

Duration :4 hours

Yoga at famous Lodhi Garden In Delhi

Duration :1 hours

Zangoora at Kingdom of Dreams

Duration :3 hours

Jhumroo at Kingdom of Dreams

Duration :3 hours

Sound and Light Show at Red Fort in Delhi

Duration :1 hours

Jaipur

Elefantastic-Painting, Feeding & Bathing Elephants

Duration :3-4 hours

Local Art & Craft Workshops

Duration :3 hours

Block Printing Workshops

Duration :3 hours

Yoga & Meditation

Duration :1.5 hours

Indian Symbolic Wedding

Duration :5 hours

Indian Cooking Family Dinner & Haveli Dinner

Duration :3 hours

Sky Waltz Balloon Safari In Jaipur

Duration :2.5 hours

Sky Waltz Balloon Safari In Ranthambore

Duration :2.5 hours

Sky Waltz Balloon Safari In Pushkar

Duration :2.5 hours

Culture Walk

Duration :5 hours

Agra

Mohabbat The Taj Show

Duration :80 minutes

Traditional Indian Welcome

Duration :15-20 minutes

Tonga Ride

Duration :05-10 minutes

Agra Walk

Duration :90 minutes

Agra Food Trail

Duration :1-2 hours

Cooking Demonstration and Family Dinner

Duration :2 hours

Varanasi

Sarnath tour

Duration :3 hours

Varanasi Photographic tour

Duration :3 hours

Walking tour in Varanasi

Duration :3 hours

Varanasi Morning Sunrise Boat tour

Duration :3 hours

Dasawamedh Ghat tour

Duration :4 hours

Yoga and Meditation in Varanasi

Duration :1 hours

Heritage walk in Varanasi

Duration :3-4 hours

Spritual Varanasi Tour

Duration :3 hours

Witness Varanasi Evening Prayer ceremony with private boat

Duration :3-4 hours

Varanasi Tuk Tuk Tour

Duration :2 hours


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Golden triangle tour with Varanasi


Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi - Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

Q.1 What is the Golden Triangle Tour India?

The Golden Triangle is the most sought-after tourist circuit of India. Comprising 3 major cities – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the circuit is known by the name of the Golden Triangle as these three cities form a shape of almost an equilateral triangle on the Indian map. However, all the three cities are brimful of interesting things to do, beautiful places to visit, and much more.

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Q.2 What is the best time to visit the Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi of India?

Since the weather in India keeps on fluctuating throughout the year, it is imperative to know about climatic conditions before planning out a trip to India. The cities forming the Golden Triangle observe sweltering heat during the months of May and June while during the months of July to September, the weather remains cloudy. Therefore, it is advisable to visit the Golden Triangle between October and March.

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Q.3 How much area does the Golden Triangle India cover?

The Golden Triangle India covers an area of about 720 km. All the three cities are about equally distant to each other, i.e. they are 200-250 km away from each other. One can easily get from one city to another through 4-6 hours of drive. Besides, the cities share good connectivity via air and train.

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Q.4 What are the major attractions of the Golden Triangle Tour India?

The Golden Triangle Tour takes a tourist to the three most famous cities of India, namely Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Every city has something distinctive to amaze tourists. Delhi is an exquisite amalgam of old and new. One can enjoy viewing Red Fort, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, etc. in Delhi. On the other hand, Agra is an ancient city in Uttar Pradesh. Though the major attraction of the city is Taj Mahal, another place worth visiting is Agra Fort. Last but not least, Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan. It is fondly known as the “Pink City”. Some of the major attractions of the city include Amer Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, etc. In a nutshell, all three cities are equally awe-inspiring.

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Q.5 Why is the Golden Triangle important?

The Golden Triangle is highly important in India as it allows people to have a look at the diversified landscapes found in the country. In case you are short on time but still willing to explore India, you can opt for this tour. Moreover, this tour is suitable for all, irrespective of preferences. May it be a history buff or an art lover or a shopaholic, this tour can quench the thirst of all.

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Q.6 Why to visit Varanasi while travelling to India?

Varanasi is as old as human civilization is. Counted amongst the seven holy cities in India, Varanasi is also known as Banaras and Kashi. It is a melting pot where life and death meet. Two worlds come together in Varanasi and each one is splendid in its own way. It is often believed that the one who visits Varanasi gets liberated from the cycle of incarnation. In other terms, it can be said that pilgrims flock the city believing that they will attain moksha. Besides the spiritual aspect, Varanasi is also known for its silk sarees and delicious street food.

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Q.7 What are the things to do in Varanasi?

Though Varanasi is usually perceived as a suitable place to visit only for spirituality seekers, it is not entirely true as the city can also please other types of travelers. One can seek blessings from different deities by paying a visit to temples and ghats. Either you can enjoy an early morning boat ride or you can catch a glimpse of the sunset in the evening along the ghats. The evening ceremony (Ganga Aarti) is held on almost all ghats and is a major highlight of the Varanasi tour. Moreover, there are several other things that you may choose to make your vacations exciting.

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Q.8 Is Varanasi safe for tourists?

Yes, it is safe to travel to Varanasi but one must keep into consideration all the necessary precautions and safety measures.

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