Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur – Delhi – Varanasi - Delhi


Overview

On this 07 Nights / 08 Days Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi, get ready to explore the famous Golden Triangle Tourist Circuit of India with the holy city of Varanasi. Start your tour with a visit to the Capital city of India- Delhi. Your second stop city Agra welcomes you to three UNESCO World heritage Sites namely Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, and Fatehpur Sikri. In the UNESCO Heritage City of Jaipur, get a chance to discover its century old heritage and culture. Also, visit Varanasi and explore the centuries old heritage and culture of the city. Visit the famous ghats of the city, take part in aarti ceremony, go for a boat ride and visit the famous Buddhist site - Sarnath.

Highlights
  • Discover eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Get to know the history of Humayun’s Tomb and pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, his cremation site
  • Marvel at the beauty of the world-famous the Taj Mahal
  • Appreciate the wonderful architecture of Fatehpur Sikri – the Mughal City founded in the 16th Century
  • Discover the historical Agra fort – a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage City of Jaipur
  • Take an elephant ride to the top of the Amber Fort
  • Enjoy boat ride in aarti at Varanasi
  • Visit Sarnath – the place where Buddha gave his first sermon
  • Get to know the culture of Varanasi and know more about the ghats
  • Enjoy evening aarti in Varanasi
Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be welcomed by The Destinations Lab’s representative at the airport. After the warm welcome, you will be escorted to the hotel for your overnight stay. Upon arrival at the hotel, check into your room and retire for the day.Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing
In the morning, have breakfast and then get ready to explore the wonderful capital city. On your city tour discover some of the famous highlights of Old Delhi and New Delhi. Start off with a visit to Jama Masjid – one of India’s largest mosque built in 1656 followed by a visit to Chandni Chowk, Delhi’s oldest and biggest market where you can find almost everything. Also enjoy a rickshaw ride through the streets of Old Delhi, starting from Fatehpuri Masjid to Red Fort. Then, visit Red Fort – the historic Fort that served as the main residence of the Mughal Emperors. Later, drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s House), Parliament House, and India Gate - a war memorial built in honour of the brave hearts who died in World War I. You will then proceed towards Qutub Minar – a UNESCO World heritage site dating back to 1193. Built under the reign of Qutub-ud-din-Aibak, Qutub Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world. In the evening, get back to hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur (265 Kms/Approx. 5-6 Hrs. drive)
Post breakfast check out from hotel for Jaipur. Reach Jaipur and then check into your hotel. Unwind and spend rest of the time at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4: Jaipur Sightseeing
Have breakfast and then head out for Amber Fort. Enjoy an elephant ride to the gates of the Fort. The construction of the classic Amber Fort was started in 1592 and is a perfect fusion of the Mughal and Hindu styles of architecture. Then, visit Hawa Mahal, built in 1799. Popularly known as the Palace of Wind, the five-story structure features around thousand windows, intricately built to help the royal ladies have a look at the outside world, without being seen. Later, head to 18th century-built City Palace, followed by a visit to Jantar Mantar- a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world’s largest observatory. Before heading back to the hotel, visit the famous Birla Temple and indulge into some Shopping. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5: Jaipur - Agra via Fatehpur Sikri (245 Kms/Approx. 4-5 Hrs. drive)
Have breakfast in the morning and then leave for Agra. Drive in the comfort of your private vehicle to Agra. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri - a 16th century built Mughal City and UNESCO World Heritage Site. After reaching Agra, check into hotel and rest. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Agra - Delhi (210 Kms / Approx. 3 - 4 Hrs. drive) Delhi - Varanasi (By Flight)
Early in the morning get ready to visit the Taj Mahal for an amazing view of the monuments. One of the world’s most visited monuments, the Taj Mahal was built in the 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife – Mumtaz Mahal. Then, get back to hotel for breakfast. After your meal, check-out from hotel. Visit Agra Fort and then drive for Delhi. The massive Fort is a perfect mix of the Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles and features courtyards, private chambers, and mosques. Continue your drive to Delhi. After reaching Delhi, get transferred to airport to board your flight to Varanasi. Upon arrival in Varanasi, get driven to the hotel. Check into hotel and spend rest of the time at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7: Varanasi Sightseeing
Early in the morning get ready for a sunrise boat ride at Ganges River. Later, get back to the hotel for breakfast and after some time take out time to explore the city of Varanasi. One of the world’s oldest inhabited cities, Varanasi is a whole new experience for travellers. The sightseeing tour takes you across the famous points of interest including Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple and the several Ghats of Varanasi. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8: Varanasi - Delhi (By Flight) - Departure
Have breakfast and later after some time leave for airport to catch your flight to Delhi, followed by an inter-connecting flight to your onward destination.

Inclusions
  • Arrival and departure assistance by our Representative
  • 07 Nights accommodation
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Boat ride at Varanasi
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • All transfers by chauffer driven Private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Any Flight fare
  • Entrance fees, if any
  • Taxes & tipping
  • Any other services which are not mentioned in Inclusions