Golden Triangle with Khajuraho & Varanasi Tour

Destination Covered
Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Jhansi – Orchha – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi
Tour Duration
10 NIGHTS & 11 DAYS

Overview

Combine great art and the religious essence of India to make your holiday super exciting. One of our most popular tour packages is the Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho and Varanasi. It covers three Northern Indian historic cities Agra, and Jaipur, Delhi, and Jaipur. Experience Delhi's hypocritical beauty. Taj Mahal of Agra and Hawa Mahal of Jaipur, together with a stunning Ganges River cruise. Explore an overview of Khajuraho's Hindu temples.

Tour Highlights

  • World Heritage Sites Visit of the UNESCO
  • Jaipur's Elephant Ride
  • Cart Riding in Agra Experience
  • Explore Khajuraho Temples erotic sculptures.
  • Light and sound in Temple of Khajuraho
  • Holy River Ganges morning boat ride to Varanasi
  • Shopping at Local Bazaars on the indigenous Shatabdi train Experience Shopping
Itinerary
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Day 01: Delhi Arrival  

Our representative will make you feel welcomed and accompany you to your pre – booked hotel upon arrival at Delhi International Airport. At the hotel, relax and rejuvenate. Later get ready to discover Old Delhi, go to the Jama Masjid, Red fort, India's biggest mosque. Then take an energetic ride along the narrow roads of Delhi's old bazaar Chandni Chowk. Stay in the hotel overnight.

Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing

Today, following the breakfast, visit Raj Ghat in New Delhi, a black marble platform that marks the place of the cremation of Mahatma Gandhi, Memorial of the Emperor Mughal Humayun, which was built in the 16th century and is known to be a World Heritage Site. Qutub Minar, the tallest minaret in the world, and an excellent example of Indo-Islamic architecture is our next attraction. Visit also India Gate & President House, the President of India's official residence. Stay in the hotel overnight.

Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur (270 km/ 5 hrs)

Check out from the hotel & drive to Jaipur in the morning after breakfast. Check in at the hotel and relax. Arrive Jaipur.

In the evening you will visit the resort Chowki Dhani near Jaipur, built in a rajasthani-like style. Many activities such as puppet shows, camel rides, folk dances and music together with a dinner at Rajasthani are organised here during the evening. Stay in the hotel overnight.

Day 04: Jaipur Sightseeing

After breakfast in the morning you'll be carried accompanied to Amber Fort, the majestic fort on top of the Aravali hills. Make an excellent short trip on Elephant's return to the fort.

After the visit to Mahal, a five-story building built in 1789, Wind's popular palace with Hawa Mahal, enables the Royal ladies to look outside at life and the world. Later the astronomical observatory chose the palace of the town of Rajput & Mughal, perfection of architecture. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 05: Jaipur – FatehpurSikri- Agra (260 km/ 5 hrs) 

Later, travel to Agra, stopping in Fatehpur Sikri, also known as the Ghost Capital. Visit Salim Chishti's tomb, which is part of Akbar's residential complex.

Check into the hotel upon arrival. Later in the afternoon, join a guided tour to see the magnificent TAJ MAHAL, one of the World's Seven Wonders. The Taj Mahal, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, is the epitome of extravagant love. Continue to Itmad-ud-tomb Daula's from Agra Fort, a majestic red sandstone fort on the banks of the Yamuna River. Spend the night in the hotel at leisure.

Day 06: Agra – Jhansi (By Train) – Orchha – Khajuraho (200km/ 4 hrs)

After breakfast, travel to the Agra railway station to board the Jhansi-bound train. Meet our representative upon arrival at Jhansi railway station, who will greet you, and then transfer to Khajuraho, stopping in Orchha along the way. Visit Phool Bagh, the Orchha fort complex, Laxminarayan Temple, and Raja Ram Temple on a local sightseeing tour. All of these are the main attractions of the area and can provide you with an unforgettable experience.

The Orchha fort complex is a must-see attraction in town, with a number of palaces depicting stories from the past. It is the country's only place where Lord Rama is revered as a king rather than a god. Phool Bagh is a place in Phool Bagh.

Day 07: Khajuraho

We will leave after breakfast to explore Khajuraho, visiting the Western and Eastern Groups of Temples. We will visit legendary temples such as Chitragupta Temple, Devi Jagdamba Temple, and Adinath Temple on our day tour, which are said to have been built by Chandela rulers in the 9th and 10th centuries A.D. The unique and ancient engravings on these temples have made them famous. After seeing some of the Chandela rulers' major wonders.

Later, see the Kalinjar Fort, Ajaigarh Fort, Vamana Temple, and Parsvanath Temple, among other major sights. In the 10th century, the Kalinjar Fort was thought to be the heart of the Chandella kingdom.

Ajaigarh Fort is an ancient fort with only two gates, two rock-cut tanks, and two temples. It was once thought to have five gates. In addition, three ruined Jain temples designed in the Khajuraho style have been discovered in Ajaigarh fort. After that, return to the hotel for the night.

Day 08:  Khajuraho – Varanasi (By Air)

Check into the hotel after arriving at the Varanasi railway station. Experience the Hindu ritual of Aarti in the evening. Aartis also refers to the songs sung in praise of the deity during the offering of lamps. Hindus in India consider the Ganges to be a goddess. Aarti is performed at the Dashashwamedh ghat in Varanasi every evening. We can watch it from the Ghat or from a boat on the water. It's a stunning, resonant, and majestic spectacle with meticulous choreography involving rituals performed by several priests to the accompaniment of bells, drums, cymbals, and Sanskrit mantras. Staying at the hotel for the night.

Day 09:  Varanasi – Sarnath – Varanasi (10km/ ½ hrs)

A boat ride in the morning. Start your next day with an early morning boat ride. One of the main attractions in Varanasi is sunrise boating on the Ganges. On the banks of the Ganges, observe the Hindu way of life. Varanasi has a number of temples along the Ganges River's bank. The Ganga Ghats [Banaras Ghat] are a place where life and death coexist. Varanasi has a number of Ghats along the Ganges River where Hindu cremations can be seen. Dasaswamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Harischandra Ghat, Assi Ghat, Shivala Ghat, Man Mandir Ghat, Darbhanga Ghat, Ahilyabai Ghat, and Kedar Ghat are some of the most well-known and popular Ghats in Varanasi. After the boat ride, take a short walk through Varanasi's historic district, which is known for its narrow streets. Visit the Golden Temple, also known as Kashi Vishwanath Temple. (The temple is only open to Hindus.) After that, drive to Sarnath, which is about 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) from Varanasi City. The Buddha chose to deliver his first sermon in a Deer Park in Varanasi. It elevates Sarnath to the status of one of the most revered Buddhist sites. Sarnath is also associated with Jainism, in addition to Buddhism. At Sarnath, there are numerous Buddhist monuments and edifices. The Archaeological and Excavation Area (Sarnath, Deer Park), Chaukhandi Stupa, and Dhammek Stupa (worship the Ganges as goddess) are the main attractions of Sarnath.

Aarti is performed at the Dashashwamedh ghat in Varanasi every evening. We can watch it from the Ghat or from a boat on the water. It's a stunning, resonant, and majestic spectacle with meticulous choreography involving rituals performed by several priests to the accompaniment of bells, drums, cymbals, and Sanskrit mantras. Return to Varanasi and enjoy shopping in the local markets. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10: Varanasi – Delhi (By Air)

After breakfast, travel to the Varanasi airport to board your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Relax and rejuvenate at the hotel. Visit Akshardham Temple in the evening. Spend the night at the hotel.

Day 11: Delhi Departure

Today, have breakfast at the hotel and check out. We will drive you  to the Delhi airport when you can board your flight back to your hometown, bringing with you wonderful memories of India.

  • Our company representative for all arrival and transfers
  • 10 Nights accommodation in hotels
  • All accommodation will be on double sharing basis
  • Meal plan on CPAI basis in all hotel (Breakfast + Room)
  • Chauffeur driven AC Vehicle as per itinerary
  • Rickshaw ride in Delhi
  • Chokhi Dhani entry & dinner at Jaipur
  • Elephant ride at Amber fort Jaipur
  • Tonga ride in Agra
  • Boat ride in Varanasi
  • 02 bottle mineral water per day during the trip
  • All applicable govt. taxes
  • Meals apart from mentioned in inclusions
  • International & Domestic flight cost
  • Laundry fee, Camera fee
  • Entrance’s fee can be paid directly. If any
  • Items of Personal Nature, Porterage
  • Guiding and any personal expenses will be paid by you.
  • All other items and services not specified in inclusions
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