Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi

Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Delhi

Overview

India! One of the oldest civilizations of the world is inviting you to enjoy a slice of her grandeur in a week-long trip to four sought after destination of the country. The golden triangle tour of India, this tour will take you to three destinations - Delhi, Jaipur, Agra and Varanasi. In the golden triangle tour with Varanasi, you will experience traditional India to the core.

The golden triangle and Varanasi tour can be completed together at a span of 6 nights and 7 days with Indian Visit. It covers the four iconic cities in a distinctive way.

Delhi, the capital of the country showcases a beautiful union of the old and the new. The city is the home of inspiring historical monuments like Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, etc. The famous Rashtrapati Bhavan where the president of India resides is the second largest residence in the world.

Jaipur stands tall as the exhibitor of the Rajput tradition of India. Built by the king Sawai Jai Singh in the eighteenth century, Jaipur is the first planned city of the country. The famous places that are must visit in and around Jaipur are the Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal and the City Palace. One is bound to get awestruck by witnessing the grand lifestyle and the wonderful architecture that this place boasts of.

Agra is another place to visit on this trip of golden triangle and Varanasi. Agra has three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Agra Fort, the famous Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri, an entire fort city built by Mughal emperor Akbar.

Taj Mahal is among one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The grand marble palace was built in 20 years and is now known to the world as the monument of love.

The last gem in this tour is Varanasi, the holy place of the Hindus that will offer you an experience of a lifetime. Historians claim the city to be around 3000 years old. Varanasi takes utmost pride to her heritage and hence most of the old part of the city along the river Ganga has retained the old world charm at their best. One can explore the city via land or can enjoy the spectacular views of the city from a distance while delighting in a boat ride on the Ganga. The famous ‘Ghats’ along the river has been mostly built by Hindu kings.

Varanasi is like an addiction, the more you explore the place, the more you fall in love with it.

Indian Visit will organize for you a golden triangle with Varanasi tour that you will never forget.

Trip Highlights
  • Visit the capital city (Delhi)
  • Explore Chandni Chowk
  • Trip to Rashtrapati Bhavan, Red Fort, Lotus temple, Qutub Minar and India Gate
  • Visit the famous Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort
  • Excursion to Jaigarh Fort
  • Witness the opulent lifestyle of the Rajputs in Amber Fort
  • Visit the famous monument of love in Agra - the Taj Mahal
  • Explore the architectural magnificence of Akbar with a visit to the fort city of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Visit Buland Darwaza the highest gateway of the world, which was built to celebrate Akbar’s victory over Gujarat
  • Explore the oldest city of the world Varanasi
  • Witness age-old Hindu traditions while exploring the river ghats, which is connected by narrow alleys of Varanasi
  • Enjoy the famous Ganga Aarti (worship of the river Ganga) at the Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi
Tour Map route map
Itinerary Details

Our tour representative will receive you at the New Delhi airport. He will then help you with a guided transfer to the hotel. After freshening up, we would take you for a half-day tour of Delhi.

Places to visit - Jama Masjid, India Gate and Chandni Chowk.

Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques of India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and holds a place of prominence amongst the Muslim population of the country. Soak in the bustling atmosphere of old Delhi surrounding the Masjid.

India Gate is a war memorial dedicated to 70,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who died during the First World War.

Chandni Chowk is the oldest marketplace of Delhi and is a must visit place for shopping lovers. Enjoy a night stay at the hotel.

The next morning we will proceed for the rest of the local sightseeing of Delhi.

Places to visit - Humayun's Tomb, Parliament House or Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple.

Visit the famous Humayun's Tomb, the first garden tomb of the country. The green landscape and beautiful structure of the tomb will take your breath away. After this, we will visit the Parliament house or Rashtrapati Bhavan (from outside). Later we will visit the Qutub Minar and Lotus Temple.

Qutub Minar is a 73 meters high tower and it is said to be constructed to celebrate the Muslim rule in India. The beautiful architecture of Lotus temple in a shape of lotus flower makes it a grand place to visit.

After the tour, we will embark on the journey towards Jaipur by road. The Delhi - Jaipur highway is one of the best roads in the country for road trips.

Night halt at Jaipur.

Explore the royal Rajasthani culture during the whole day trip of Jaipur.

Places to visit - Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort.

We will visit Amber Fort where you get to enjoy an elephant ride just like a Rajasthani royal. The beautiful palace is located on the top of the hill and is a prime tourist destination of Jaipur.

Later we will visit Hawa Mahal and City Palace. Constructed of red and pink sandstone, Hawa Mahal is a grand palace in Jaipur. Showcasing a wonderful architecture, the palace flaunts a number of intricately carved windows. Once the seat of kings, the City Palace is again a must-visit destination.

A trip to Nahargarh Fort is also there. Standing on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, the Nahargarh Fort overlooks the entire city of Jaipur. In the evening stroll through the markets of Jaipur. Buy colorful Rajasthani clothes and amazing souvenirs that will keep you reminding about Rajasthan.

Night halt in Jaipur.

The next morning after breakfast begin your journey towards Agra via Fatehpur Sikri.

Places to visit - Fatehpur Sikri, Agra City

The Mughal fort city of Fatehpur Sikri was established by Emperor Akbar. It remained the capital of the Mughal Empire for a short span of time. Be ready to get awestruck by the beautiful Buland Darwaza and the three palaces that Akbar built for his three main wives - a Hindu, a Muslim and a Christian. Hailed as the "Gate of victory", the Buland Darwaza was built to commemorate Akbar's victory over Gujarat.

The distance between Agra and Fatehpur Sikri is around 40 km. After visiting Fatehpur Sikri, we will continue with our journey towards Agra and reach the 'City of Taj' by afternoon. The rest of the day is free.

Night halt in Agra.

Day 5 of the Golden Triangle tour with Varanasi starts early in the morning.

Places to visit - Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daula tomb

Get ready to visit the Taj Mahal to explore the grand architectural wonder. After this, we will visit the Agra Fort which was the home of the Mughals, the Marathas and later the British Empire. Then, we will pay a visit to the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. The importance of this place is because the structure looks like the smaller version of the Taj Mahal.

Get transferred to the station to board the train to Varanasi in the evening.

Enjoy the night journey from Agra to Varanasi onboard.

Meet our tour representative at the station and get comfortably transferred to the hotel.

Places to visit - Sarnath, Temple of Sankat Mochan, Alamgir Mosque, Bharat Mata temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat for Ganga Aarti

After freshening up, we will visit Sarnath, a famous Buddhist religious site. After this, explore the various ghats of Varanasi. Later on, visit the Sankat mochan (Hanuman God) temple and walk through the oldest alleys of the world. Experience Hinduism at its best in this city. We will also visit the Alamgir mosque and Bharat Mata temple.

There are around 88 'ghats' built along the river and one can easily explore them on foot or on a boat. In the evening, we will see the beautiful Ganga Aarti (worship of river Ganga) at the Dashashwamedh Ghat of Varanasi.

Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Savor delicious breakfast and get ready to complete the tour in an amazing way.

Places to visit – Ghats of Varanasi on boat

Enjoy an early morning boat ride on the river Ganga and witness the hustle and bustle of the city. Later, get transferred to the airport to catch the flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, we will transfer you to the international terminal for your homebound flight.

We hope you will enjoy the golden triangle and Varanasi tour with us thoroughly. We would be delighted to welcome you again in our country. Namaste!

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