08 Days Golden Triangle India with Sarnath and Varanasi Spiritual Trails




OVERVIEW:
Golden Triangle Tour is a highly rated travel experience for tourists in India. This circuit covers three of the most visited and popular tourist places in India, which are Delhi, Agra and Jaipur and also combines Varanasi, the religious and spiritual capital of India. Apart from the Hindus, Varanasi is an important pilgrimage site for the Jains and Buddhists. The ancient city along the banks of the River Ganges is one of the seven sacred Hindu cities in India. This tour provides plethora of opportunities to see and explore India like never before, from stunning architectural masterpieces (including World Heritage sites, forts and palaces) like the Taj Mahal to rich cultural diversity, from ancient spiritual sites to modern day attractions, this tour has it all. Brace yourselves for an exceptional travel experience of India.


Itinerary

Day 1: New Delhi (Arrival)
On arrival at Delhi international airport, our representative will meet you and assist you in your transfer to the hotel. Checkin and overnight 
stay.

Day 2: Delhi (Sightseeing) After breakfast, visit India’s largest mosque, Jama Masjid at Old Delhi. Next, visit Chandni Chowk in a rickshaw, which halts at the historical Red Fort. Here, get transport pickup and drive to Rajghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi after driving past the Red Fort. Visit Humayun’s Tomb. Drive past the Presidents’ House and India Gate. Tour ends at Qutub Minar, world’s tallest brick tower.

Day 3: Delhi-Jaipur (265 km/5-6 hrs approx.)
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check into hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 4: Jaipur (Sightseeing) After breakfast, proceed for Jaipur tour. Start at Amer Fort, a 16th century magnificent fort with beautiful display of Hindu and Islamic art . Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory, the stunning Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Later visit City Palace, which also houses the City Palace Museum. Return to hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 5: Jaipur-Agra (245 km/6-7 hrs drive) After breakfast, checkout of the hotel, and drive to Agra.In the evening , visit Agra Fort, a magnificent 16th century fort, notable for its artistic blend of Islamic and Hindu architectural styles. Return to hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 6: Agra-Varanasi by overnight Sleeper Train.  Early morning, visit Taj Mahal, the seventh wonder of the world, built in 1632. Return to hotel for breakfast. Day at leisure. Later, transfer to the Railway Station to board the train to Agra. Overnight on board at train.

Day 7: Varanasi (Arrival) Arrive at Varanasi, and transfer to hotel. Later, proceed to Sarnath, the sacred Buddhist site where Lord Buddha had first preached after attaining enlightenment. See ancient historical ruins here. Afterwards, return to Varanasi and proceed toward the ghats riding on a cycle rickshaw, passing through the narrow lanes and bustling bazaars of the city. Arrive at the ghat and take a short boat ride to watch the evening Ganga Aarti Ceremony (Hindu prayer of river Ganges at sunset). Return to hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 8: Varanasi (Departure) At dawn, proceed for a boat ride on the Ganges. See the Bathing Ghats, Cremation Ghats among many others by the riverside. After the ride, walking through the narrow lanes of Varanasi city visit the Kashi Viashwanath Temple. Return to hotel for breakfast. Checkout. Transfer to the Airport to board the flight for your onward journey.

 

Pick up time – 09:00 AM

Duration – 07Nights / 08 Days

Price – 748 USD Per person basis

 

Inclusions

  • 07 nights’ accommodation in Three-star hotels 
  • Transport by private, air-conditioned car
  • Car Type: for two people, three-seater sedan
  • Car Type: for three to five people, six-seater wagon
  • Car Type: for six to 10 people, ten-seater van
  • All sightseeing with private local guides
  • Daily hotel breakfast
  • Battery bus ride to and from Taj Mahal parking lot up to Taj Mahal monument
  • Fuel surcharge
  • All taxes and service charges
  • All applicable hotel taxes
  • Hotel or airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Bottles of mineral water and soft drinks during journeys
  • Boat ride / Evening ganga Arti
  • Personal care and attention

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Train tickets

 

Additional info

  • The tour price given above is per person. If yours is a group of 05 or more, it will get discounted. Reach us to know the discounted offer.
  • All the overnight tours need to be confirmed  a week before the tour commencement date , as it involves hotel and flight reservations.
  • You may get the internal flight tickets booked on your own. However, we can always assist you provided that we receive the airfare payment in advance. Any increase in fare at the time of actual reservation will be charged extra on actual. Flight tickets booking closer to the travel dates usually result in higher airfares.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • For Language guide, Except English speaking you have to pay 15 USD Per Person Basis.
  • Children below 5 years old are complementary (sharing the same bed)
  • Supplement charges Mandatory for Christmas and New year Gala Dinner applicable on 24th and 31st Night
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • The accommodation room type (single room, double room or triple room) will depend on the availability of the hotels and the room configurations available, especially for odd-numbered groups of traveler


Please may send us your Query using the below form and our Tour Manager will get in touch with you at the earliest opportunity!

 






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