Sunrise on the Ghats of Varanasi
Golden Triangle with Varanasi
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

The Holy City and the Golden Triangle

(10 days)

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Varanasi, Delhi

Make the most of your 10 days in India by including an enchanting experience in the world’s oldest continuously inhabited city, Varanasi. In addition to the classic trip of the Golden Triangle through Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, Varanasi gives its visitors unique insight into the spiritual aspect of everyday life in India.

This tour is recommended for

Culture & Heritage
Family

At a Glance

Delhi (2 nights), Agra (1 night), Jaipur (2 nights), Varanasi (3 nights), Delhi (1 night)


Tour Highlights

  • Explore the various sights and attractions of Delhi and walk through the brouhaha that exists within Chandini Chowk
  • Witness the world’s biggest monument of love the Taj Mahal in all its galore
  • Explore the magnificence of the Pink City and make the most of your elephant ride which takes you to the top of Amber Palace in Jaipur
  • Enjoy an evening Aarti, a 1000 year old tradition from a boat in the River Ganges

Detailed Itinerary


Delhi (2 nights)

Days  ( 1 - 3 )

Delhi

Delhi

Formally known as the National Capital Territory; Delhi has been consistently colonized after the 6th century BC and is the country capital today. Legend states that the city was once the location of Indraprastha, the capital of the Pandava clan. Delhi is home to 1,200 heritage structures, over 175 historical monuments and is a major travel hub.

Activities

Guided tour of city to visit the impressive Red Fort and Humayuns Tomb, Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar, India Gate, Lotus Temple; explore Chandini Chowk, the Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat; Parliament Museum, National Museum, Bangla Sahib - Sikh Temple; experience cultural and ethnic diversity at the colorful 'Dilli Haat', an open-air food plaza cum craft bazaar.

 

Agra (1 night)

Days  ( 3 - 4 )

Agra

Agra

Home to 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort, the city of Agra throngs with tourists all year round. Reminiscent of the glory that was once the Mogul Empire, this city is seeping in history and gorgeous architecture.

Activities

Guided tour of Agra, located on the banks of the river Yamuna. Agra is best known the world over as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its 3 grandiose monuments - Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Visit the sublime white marbled mausoleum of the Taj Mahal at sunrise and sunset; see the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah; admire the magnificent Agra Fort ; enjoy a decorated tonga ride (a horse drawn carriage, popular in olden days) through the fabled city.

 

Jaipur (2 nights)

Days  ( 4 - 6 )

Jaipur

Jaipur

The capital city of the desert state of Rajasthan, Jaipur is reminiscent of the royal way of life that was once integral to this region. Today it is fondly referred to as the “Pink City” because of the trademark structures that sit here.

Activities

Guided tour of Jaipur city to visit the Amber Fort, the Albert Hall, City Palace, the Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal) and the world's largest stone observatory - the Jantar Mantar. See the Govind Devji Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, the Lakshmi Narayan and Ganesh Temples; visit the amazing Jaigarh and Nahargarh Forts and Raj Mandir Cinema. Enjoy a ride on a decorated Elephant's up in the court of the palace.

 

Varanasi (3 nights)

Days  ( 6 - 9 )

Varanasi

Varanasi

Varanasi is a holy city and is famous as one of the oldest cities in the world. Also popularly known as Banaras, it is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh on the banks of Holy Ganges.

Activities

Early morning start your day at sunrise with our local guide , to enjoy a boat ride on the Ganges at dawn, when it is full of pilgrims, is an amazing experience, and your guide can explain to you the various rituals taking place. Later in the day visit Banaras Hindu University, Bharat Mata Temple and Sarnath where the Buddha preached his first sermon and Sanarth Museum. Also witness the thousand-year-old Aarti Ceremony during which worshippers pray near the water by the light of candles and lanterns.

 

Delhi (1 night)

Days  ( 9 - 10 )

Delhi

Delhi

Formally known as the National Capital Territory; Delhi has been consistently colonized after the 6th century BC and is the country capital today. Legend states that the city was once the location of Indraprastha, the capital of the Pandava clan. Delhi is home to 1,200 heritage structures, over 175 historical monuments and is a major travel hub.

Activities

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Price Range starts from
$ 950 onwards

"Dear Mr. Dhir, I wish to thank you for coordinating all the arrangements to make our trip to Rajasthan a memorable one. Thank you again for your time and efforts."

-Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz

(Riyadh)