Golden Triangle Packages with Varanasi and Khajuraho Tour

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10 Days / 9 Nights - Varanasi Khajuraho Tour

  • Delhi
  • Varanasi
  • Khajuraho
  • Orchha
  • Agra
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Jaipur

Golden triangle tour is the right and the best means to explore Golden triangle itinerary and it includes Taj Mahal tour, Varansi tour, Khajuraho temple tour, Orchha tour and Jaipur Tour. This package could also be custom designed as per your preference to meet your requirements.

Inclusions
  • 09 night’s accommodation as per itinerary at all destinations.
  • Chauffer driven air-conditioned car for all transfer for all sight seeings and inter-destinations transfer.
  • Services of English / preferred language speaking local tour guide at Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Varanasi, Khajuraho, Orchha and Jaipur.
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Elephant ride at Fort Amer – Jaipur.
  • Sound & Light Show at Khajuraho*
  • One dinner at Choki Dhani: ethnic village resort*
  • Tanga ride at Taj Mahal - Agra*
  • Evening & Morning boat ride on Ganges – Varanasi
  • AC class train ticket: Delhi - Varanasi.
  • Economy class airfare: Varanasi – Khajuraho.
  • One bottle of mineral water to each guest daily.
  • Arrival and departure services.
  • Fuesl charges, driver’s allowance, toll tax and parking fees.
  • All taxes.
Exclusions
  • Lunches and dinners wherever not mentioned
  • Entry fee to monuments.
  • Any International airfare
  • Any expenses not mentioned above.
  • Expenses of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone bills, insurance, camera fee, portage charges etc.
  • Any increase in cost beyond our control.
1 Arrive Delhi

After arriving in Delhi, our representative will welcome you and guide you to your hotel.

Delhi is a blend both old and new traditions, and you can easily discover the blend as you go for Delhi city tour. The Delhi day trips will take you planned New Delhi and crowded and clustered lanes and by lanes spread across the Old Delhi. You can hire a chauffeur driven and air-conditioned tourist car and an experienced guide who would help you in uncovering spotlights of India’s dynamic capital.

Delhi houses some of the marvelous and majestic monuments and restaurants offering blend of continental, traditional, Chinese Thai and various western cuisines.

2 Delhi – Varanasi

Relish yourself completely in the rich and tasty breakfast and go for sight seeing where you visit Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat, Qutub Minar, Himayun Tomb, Lotus Temple and drive past India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan and many other terrific places.

Reach New Delhi Railway Station in the evening to board the train to Varanasi. Travel overnight in the Train.

3 Arrive Varanasi

On arrival at Varanasi in the morning, you’d be transferred to your hotel, and relaxing for a while and enjoying light refreshment, plan out a half day-guided tour to the places in Varanasi, which will include Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Gyanvapi Mosque, Benaras Hindu University and other important monuments. In the evening participate in the aarti performed in Vedic mantras on the Ghat alongside Ganges.

Varanasi, aka Kashi, is a living ancient Hindu city. You’d be mesmerized to see early morning sunrise on the banks of Ganges while cruising the waters on boat. The holy city is crowded with temples and there’s huge meandering network of streets. The city is also known for its home based Banarsi Saree and carpet manufacturing. The present name Varanasi descends from two separate names of rivers Varuna and Asi.

4 Varanasi

In the wee hours (around 5:00 AM) plan the drive to Daswamedh Ghat and go for boat cruise on sacred Hindu river Ganges to view cremation Ghats, and discover the oldest and rich Hindu rituals and traditions. It is a good and creative idea to board the boat along with your city guide to go to middle of Ganges in order to see Benaras unfolding before you, gradually as the sun rises.

Thousands of devotees and tourists come on the banks of Ganges to take holy dip, whereas in the background Aarti enchantments can be loudly heard to mesmerize whole of the environment. Next, take a walk in the meandering cobblestone streets. As the morning advances, shops open and the city turns into complete hustle and bustle activity.

Get back to hotel room and order the breakfast. Relax for some time and then plan an excursion to Sarnath, which is located 5 miles from Varanasi. Sarnath is the place where in 590 BC Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Nearby, you will witness the ruins of once flourishing Buddhist monastery. Taking a walk further will lead you to Museum, which has marvelous collection of Buddhist art and sculptures. Enjoy overnight stay in the hotel in Varanasi.

5 Varanasi – Khajuraho

Leave hotel in the morning, and afterwards reach to airport and board the flight to Khajuraho. After reaching Khajuraho unwind yourself in the hotel, and later in evening be the part of Sound & Light Show. Enjoy overnight stay in the hotel in Khajuraho.

6 Khajuraho

After having breakfast, just get ready to discover the amazingly sculpted Western and Eastern temples of Khajuraho, while your guide beautifully describes about the legends associated with it. Enjoy overnight stay in the hotel in Khajuraho.

The temples of Kahajurao are of immense importance in variety of ways. These have been accorded status of world heritage. The temples are carved in rich artistry that depicts sensual love and life mudras, and dedicated to variety of Hindu Gods. The temples were built during the regime of Chandela Rajputs in 10th Century. Return to Khajuraho and unwind yourself as you relax in your hotel room.

7 Khajuraho – Orchha – Agra

After having the breakfast in hotel, check out, and take road journey to Orchha, which is yet another amazing historical place known for monuments, temples and palaces. You’d also find palaces embellished exclusively painted with artistic murals and flowering paintings by Bundela School of Painting. Later in the afternoon board a train to Agra. At Agra you will be received and transferred to your pre-booked hotel to make your overnight stay comfortable.

The city of Agra is famous for Taj Mahal – one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You can also easily catch the sight of marvelous Mughal architecture as evidently seen in the palaces and mausoleums, exemplifies rich 16th and early 17th century architecture.

8 Agra – Jaipur: 249 kms/150 miles – 5 hours by car

Leave for the fantastic Taj Mahal tour after having early morning breakfast. Taj Mahal looks terrific in the early morning view. It is a token of love and amongst the Seven Wonders of the World. The impressive mausoleum was built by Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal.

Make a visit to Agra Fort, which houses Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Further visit Itmad – ul – daulah’s tomb. The tomb belongs to an era earlier to Taj Mahal, and is often compared with the latter.

Later in the day take road journey to Jaipur and en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the beautiful Jama Masjid / The Buland Darwaza, palace of Queen Jodha Bai and Birbal's (a Minister) Palace. As you reach Jaipur in the evening, accommodate yourself in the hotel and stay overnight in the hotel room and unwind.

Jaipur, pink city and capital of Rajasthan, was established by Sawai Jaisingh in AD 1727. The city is rich in its culture and traditions, besides, wonderful forts and palaces in bluish pink. The busy and crowded bazaars in Jaipur are popular world over for jewelry and fabric. Explore and discover the royalty and rich tradition, once you are in Jaipur.

9 Jaipur

While in Jaipur, first enjoy your breakfast; and then leave for half-day sightseeing tour to Amer fort, located on the top of the hill, built by Maharaja Man Singh in 16th century, which also houses marble temple of goddess Kali. Sheesh Mahal is one of the attractions at the Amer Fort.

Take an afternoon tour of old walled city of Jaipur, which is otherwise known as pink city for its pink color walls and interiors. The old walled city was made by Maharaja Jai Singh II, magnificently constructed according to Shilpa-Shastra, the ancient Hindu treatise on architecture.

Visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory, built in 1700's (A.D), which is modern in technology, and later visit palace of winds or Hawa Mahal, lying adjacent to observatory. The palace standing erect in the old city puts the classic semblance of Mughal and Hindu architecture, besides, putting forth amazing collection of Rajasthani armory and costumes, and also colorful paintings. If you want to take an evening tour to Chokhi Dhani- ethnic village resort, you can enjoy the traditional Rajasthani folk songs recited by men and women adorned in traditional Rajasthani costumes. Caparisoned camel, horses and bullock carts are some of the other excitements you will find at Chokhi Dhani. Stay overnight at Jaipur hotel.

10 Jaipur – Delhi

First half of the day is free at leisure or can explore the Pink City with the car at your disposal. Jaipur is world famous for real stone jewelry and handicrafts.

Leave the hotel in the afternoon and reach Delhi and directly reach International airport to board your return flight to the forward destination.

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