Golden Triangle with Varanasi in 11 Days
$1144 per person
11 Days 10 Nights
Departure/Return LocationNew Delhi / New Delhi
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Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi airport, our driver/ representative will escort you to the pre-booked hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing
Post breakfast, get ready to explore the wonderful sights of Old and New Delhi. Start with the beautiful Laxmi Narayan Temple and proceed to places to visit in Delhi like India Gate, a cenotaph commemorating Indian martyrs, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan and Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque. Visit the towering Qutab Minar, historical Purana Qila (Old Fort), Humayun's Tomb and Jantar Mantar observatory. Pay homage at Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi's memorial. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur
After early morning breakfast, start with a road trip to Jaipur (approx. 5.5 hours). Titled as the 'Pink City', Jaipur is a myriad of endless attractions. Once you reach your hotel, complete the check-in formalities and get rid of the tiredness of the journey. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4: Jaipur Sightseeing
Morning visit Amber Fort (Optional activity on extra cost - Elephant ride till the main entrance of the fort). Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. After photo stop at Jal Mahal, Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Evening free for shopping on own. Return to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur – Agra via Fateh pur Sikri
Morning breakfast at hotel, drive towards Agra. En route, stop by Fatehpur Sikri to explore attractions like Buland Darwaza, Jodha Bai Palace, Tomb of Salim Chisti, and more. Continue your journey to Agra and on arrival; check in to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 6: Agra
After having the breakfast, visit Taj Mahal. Be amazed at the sight of incredible beauty of Taj Mahal, a white mausoleum, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Built in pristine white marble by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in remembrance of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, it is thronged by tourists from far and wide. Later visit Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula's Tomb whose designed elephants even outshine the Taj Shop around for exclusive specialties at the Local Bazaar and transfer to hotel for night stay.
Day 7: Agra – Jhansi (By Train – Gatimaan Exp- 0955/1235 hrs) & Jhansi – Khajuraho via Orchha
Morning breakfast at hotel, drive towards Agra railway station to board the train for Jhansi. Upon arrival in Jhansi, stop at the Orchha Fort Complex, which is snuggled on River Betwa and houses numerous palaces within it? Jhansi to Ochaa is something around 13 kilometres (approx.). If you arrive at the Jhansi railway station today, you will have enough time to explore the Orchha Fort Complex and Jehangir Mahal, Cenotaphs, Raja Ram Temple, Laxminarayan Temple, Phool Bagh, and Sunder Mahal. Once you are done with Orchha sightseeing, proceed towards the Khajuraho. Upon reaching, complete the check-in formalities and take time to relax. Rest of the evening you can enjoy yourself at your own leisure. You can also indulge in some shopping therapy at the nearby markets. Overnight stay.
Day 8: Khajuraho Sightseeing
Morning breakfast at hotel, Visit the group of famous Chandela Dynasty temples, which are renowned for their exquisite erotic sculptures and carvings. Head to the Western Group of Temples that are dedicated to Hindu God Shiva and God Vishnu. The temples you will cover are Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, the Matangeshwar Temple, the Lakshmana Temple, and the Varaha Temple. You will be amazed to see the complex carvings that were done by skillful artists so long ago. After a successful tour of Khajuraho, return to the hotel and enjoy a comfy sleep.
Day 9: Khajuraho – Varanasi (By Flight)
Morning breakfast at hotel, check out and transfer from Khajuraho to Varanasi by flight. On arrival, transfer to your hotel in Varanasi and complete the check-in formalities. In evening visit Ghat for boat ride (on sharing basis) followed by Ganga Aarti at Dasaswamedh Ghat. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10: Varanasi city tour
Wake up early and soak in the peaceful environment in Varanasi. Go for an early boat ride on the holy Ganga River and sit by the ghats for some time. Get back to your hotel and enjoy breakfast. Later in the day, take an excursion to Sarnath, which is the place where Gautama Buddha taught his first sermon. Come back to Varanasi and visit the popular temples including Bharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, and the Alamgir Temple. In the evening, you will visit the Bharat Hindu University to see the collection of Indian paintings, archeological artifacts, Indian philately, and textiles. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11: Varanasi - Delhi (By Flight) & Departure
After having the breakfast, get transferred to Varanasi airport and board a flight to Delhi. Later from Delhi from where you can catch your homebound flight with memories of a lifetime.