Gems of India

Golden Triangle of India


Delhi –Jaipur -Agra – Varanasi - Delhi


The Golden Triangle of north India is one of the most visited circuits of India. India is such a diversified country, it’s not one destination rather it has the combination of so many destinations. The tour primarily covers four of the most vibrant, beautiful and amazing cities of India:

  • New Delhi: the capital of India
  • Jaipur : The Rajasthani Capital with its colorful traditions of chivalry and valour.
  • Agra: The reflection of Mughal rule and home to the spectacular Taj Mahal.
  • Varanasi: The spiritual Capital & the eldest city of India

Delhi is home to people of different regions, languages, and cultures. Created mainly between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries, and has the added appeal of having a rich historical and cultural basis that can be seen at every nook and corner in her streets. From the bustling lanes of her old city to the archaic charm of her Lutyens center, to the many monuments that mark the richness of her past.

Then we come to Jaipur. This capital of the state of Rajasthan was actually color washed with pink to create the impression similar to the red sandstone of the Mughal cities. Like any good tourist spot Jaipur has all the amenities of big city, but its real charm lies only in the inner lanes and streets of her markets. The regal aspect of this desert city is obvious to all who visit her and the atmosphere is infused with the romance, adventure and bravery of an amazingly rich historical tradition. Jaipur is also poplar for its Elephant Festival that is unique to it. Complete with its camels, elephant rides, desert sounds and folk culture, Jaipur is one of the most colorful experiences one can hope to have.

From here we move on to Agra where we witness a completely different atmosphere. Agra biggest claim to fame is the Taj Mahal that stands as a lasting tribute to love and lovers beyond time. Chosen to be the seat of their power by the Mughals, this city began its journey to fame in 1526 with the arrival of the Mughal King Babur. Filled with architectural gems, it also has a rich tradition of handicraft and culture. One of the best things about Agra is that it offers easily accessible and adventurous excursion possibilities like the Bharatpur bird sanctuary, and the Fatehpur Sikri famous for its mystic Sufism.

Varanasi is situated on the banks of River Ganges, which is believed to have the power of washing away all of one's sins. Varanasi is the oldest city of the world. Varanasi is more than 3000 years old and is famous as the city of temples. In Varanasi, there are temples at every few paces. Varanasi is the most popular pilgrimage point for the Hindus. One of the seven holiest cities, Varanasi city is also one the Shakti Peethas and one of the twelve Jyotir Linga sites in India.

Offering a tour of these 3 completely different but equally riveting cities of India, the Golden Triangle Tour is the best opportunity to imbibe the multifaceted ness and diversity of the sights, sounds, colors, flavors, architecture and all-encompassing beauty of an authentic Indian experience.

Proposed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
Arrival at Delhi airport, meet & Greet with our representative and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing
This morning after breakfast visit old Delhi: The Raj Ghat, Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 03: Delhi – Jaipur
This morning after breakfast, drive to the pink city of Jaipur, on arrival check into hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

Day 04: Jaipur Sightseeing
This morning after breakfast visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. In the afternoon you will visit the city palace and museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

Day 05: Jaipur – Agra
This morning after breakfast you will drive to Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Enroute you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at Agra.

Day 06: Visit Taj Mahal & Overnight train Journey to Varanasi
This Morning after breakfast visit the Agra fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar, and the famous Taj Mahal-the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. You may also visit Dayal Bagh. By evening you will be transferred to board the train to Varanasi. Overnight in Train.

Day 07: Varanasi City Tour
On arrival at Varanasi Railway station, meet & Greet, transfer to Hotel. This afternoon visit the Bharat Mata Temple, Durga temple, Tulsi Manas mandir, Banaras Hindu University which has an art gallery, Kashi Vishwanath Temple etc. Overnight at Varanasi.

Day 08: Visit to Sarnath
Early morning boat excursion on the holy river Ganges to see the bathing ghats and cremation site. Watching people bathing and worshipping at the ghats is one of the most extraordinary experiences of a visit to India. This afternoon visit Sarnath, the Buddhist city, where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Visit the ruins, the stupa, the Buddhist temple and the museum. Return to hotel for overnight at Varanasi.

Day 09: Vanarasi to Delhi
Today you will be transferred to Varanasi Airport to take a flight to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi Airport assistance in transferring to International Airport to board your onward flight.


Tour Includes:
  • Delhi- 2 nights
  • Agra- 1 night
  • Jaipur- 2 nights
  • Varanasi-2 nights
  • Overnight Train Journey- 1 night
  • Hotel - CPAI
  • All major road transport by A/C vehicle as per the itinerary
  • English Speaking driver
  • Elephant Ride at Amer Fort
  • 3 tyer A/c ticket from Agra to Varanasi
  • GST 5%

Excludes:  
  • Any personal expenses which is not mention in itinerary will carry additional cost  
  • Tour guide/ Escort
  • Entry fees at different sites
  • Local Folk Dance at Jaipur will attract additional cost.
  • International air ticket is not included in this itinerary.
  • Any additional stay or Cultural workshop attracts additional cost.

Note:
  • We are open to all cultural and craft workshop; kindly intimate us early to organize it efficiently.
  • Cycle rickshaw / Battery Rickshaw tour also available at Jaipur & Agra local market; Intimate us early to organize it nicely.
  • We also arrange all Local Folk Dance form at Raghurajpur including classical dance.
  • The hotels and services mentioned in the itinerary are subject to confirmation.
  • The rates give below may change in case of change in hotels, transport rates or Government taxes.
  • In case of unavailability on given dates we will book on alternate hotels with same categories


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