A Golden triangle tour with Varanasi will take you to the 3 most amazing cities of India which displays the evidence of Mughal era in front of travelers. This route consists of 3 major cities-Delhi, Jaipur and Agra along with Varanasi- the city of Lord Shiva. The capital of India will display the heritage attractions of Mughal era whereas Agra will fascinate you by the iconic symbol of love-Tajmahal which is the prominent masterpiece of Mughals. Jaipur will fill your heart with the most vibrant colors of Rajasthan. It will then lead you to the ancient city of Ganga which helps travelers connect from their spiritual side.
Day 1: Delhi Arrival
As soon as you will arrive at Delhi airport you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Check into the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. You may explore the vibrant bazaar of Chandni Chowk filled with food, sweets and many other. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Delhi-Jaipur
Post breakfast start you Delhi sightseeing tour with a visit to Lotus Temple built in shape of petals of Lotus where you can meditate for hours in peace, Red Fort built using red sandstones and was residence of Mughals for many years, Rajghat made to commemorate Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi, India Gate made to honor soldiers who died during wars and Jantar Mantar which is a great place for astronomy lovers. Later on, pay a visit at Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, Qutub Minar one of the tallest masonry minaret with a mosque at foot of minar. You will be transferred to Jaipur after an excursion and escorted to the hotel for the overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 3: Jaipur
Post breakfast at hotel, proceed towards the Amer Fort and enjoy an Elephant ride at the Fort ramp. It is situated on a hilltop and overlooks Maota Lake where you will be spellbound by the reflection of the Fort in the lake. It comprises many palaces. Further visit, Hawa Mahal- built-in shape of the crown of Hindu Lord Krishna, City Palace- comprised of Mubarak Mahal which affords a fine view of the surroundings and Chandra Mahal that is now converted into a museum displays different kinds of stuff related to the king and Jantar Mantar- one of the largest observatories in India. Return back to the hotel and stay overnight in Jaipur.
Day 4: Jaipur – Agra
After having breakfast you will be transferred to Agra. En-route Fatehpur Sikri and visit Panch Mahal a five-storied building, Buland Darwaza which was built to celebrate the victory of Akbar, Jodha Bai Palace made for Queen’s of Akbar with a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Next pay a pilgrimage site Tomb of Sheik Salim Chisti made to honor Sufi saint and the tomb is covered with intricately carved marble sheets. Continue your tour towards Agra. Check into the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 5: Agra
Post breakfast visit Tajmahal and enjoy mesmerizing sunrise views. It looks beyond imagination beautiful when sun rays fall on it. It was made by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife. Next halt at Agra Fort lying parallel to River Yamuna, built using red sandstones and within the premises, there are many Palaces with stunning architecture. Later you will visit Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah surrounded by lush green meadow which is also known as Baby Taj and Draft of Jewel, Akbar’s Tomb the burial point of Emperor Akbar. In the evening enjoy the mesmerizing views of Tajmahal during sunset from Mehtab Bagh. Return back to the hotel for an overnight stay in Agra.
Day 6: Agra – Varanasi
Post breakfast at the hotel check out and then you will be transferred ancient holy city – Varanasi. On arrival, check into the hotel and get relaxed. Stay overnight in Varanasi.
Day 7: Varanasi
Start your day with refreshing breakfast and the visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple one of the 12 sacred jyotirlingas and is located near the bank of River Ganga. Next visit Sarnath the place where Buddha enlightened by the lesson of Dharma, Tulsi Ghat, Ramnagar Fort lying opposite to River Ganga and comprises a museum. Later on, visit ghats around the River Ganga and enjoy boat ride at Ganga with mesmerizing views of the sunset. Return back to the hotel for an overnight stay in Varanasi.
Day 8: Varanasi – Delhi
Post breakfast you will be transferred to Delhi airport for your further journey.