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6 Day Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi

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Duration

6 Days

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

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Overview

Come and join our 6 Day Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi, wherein we would take you to Delhi’s historical monuments such as India Gate, QutabMinar, Lotus Temple and many more.

Moreover, you would pay a visit to the beautiful Pink City of India i.e. Jaipur, wherein you explore the major attractions like HawaMahal, JantarMantar, Amer Fort, and City Palace. In Agra, visit TajMahal, the mascot of India as it is one of ‘Seven Wonders of the World’ and Agra Fort.

We would come back to Delhi and board the flight that would land in Varanasi, the holy city, wherein you can drown yourself into the religious surroundings.

It is full of peace, purity, and devotion. Visit the famous Benaras Hindu University, the Durga Temple and many more historical places.

You would get an opportunity to witness the evening aarti ceremony on the Dasaswanedhghat. At the end of the trip, cherish the beautiful memories so captured, while we would drop you at your desired location in Delhi, Noida or Gurugram.

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Local guides will show you around each destination
  • Travel in the comfort of a private, air-conditioned vehicle

Itinerary

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Day 1: Delhi city tour – Agra

Upon your pickup from hotel, airport, railway station or any desired location in Delhi, Noida or Gurugram, we would take you to the half-day tour uncovering the Capital City’s most historical monuments such as India Gate, QutabMinar, and Lotus Temple. Moreover, apart from this, we have planned your drive pass through the Indian Parliament and the President’s House.

• India Gate: The India Gate is an important monument of the Delhi and is a memorial built in commemoration of more than 80,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives serving the nation during World War I. The monument is an imposing 42 meters high arch. This historical monument was designed by the famous British architect Edwin Lutyens.

• QutabMinar: QutubMinar is one of the most famous Indian historical monuments which has been listed and counted as the second tallest minaret of India It is 73-meter high tower built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak in 1193.

• Lotus Temple: Lotus Temple is one of the most visited places in Delhi. This temple is designed in the shape of a lotus flower with a belief that the lotus is a symbol of peace, love, and purity. It is a Bahai place of worship.

• Indian Parliament: The Parliament of India is the supreme law-making organ of India. It is a bicameral legislature (law-making body) that comprises of the President of India and the two houses: the RajyaSabha and the LokSabha.

• President’s House: President’s House which is also known as the RashtrapatiBhavan is the official home of the President of India located at the Western end of Rajpath in New Delhi.
After Delhi city tour, we will proceed to Agra. Upon arrival at Agra, check-in at a hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2: Agra city tour – Jaipur

In the early morning, during sunrise take guided tour from inside Taj Mahal, post that we would take you back to the hotel, wherein you would have a lavish breakfast and then check out from hotel, and we would visit the Agra’s most ancient Agra Fort and proceed to Jaipur.

• TajMahal: TajMahal is white marble mausoleum built by Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan in the year 1653. It is said that it has been built in the loving memory of MumtazMahal, late wife of Emperor Shah Jahan. TajMahal is situated in a big area having lots of greenery in front and side, Yamuna River in the backside, and lake and lawn that makes it look more fascinating.

• Agra Fort: It has been said that Agra Fort can be more accurately described as a walled city. This is the only fort where all early Mughal emperors resided. The Fort stands on an ancient site and was previously known as Badalgarh.

Upon reaching Jaipur, Check-in at hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3: Jaipur city tour

Start your morning with breakfast and start discovering the belle of Jaipur. We have planned your visit to the historical monuments such as Amber Fort, City Palace, HawaMahal, JalMahal, and JantarMantar.

• HawaMahal: HawaMahal is a huge magnificent palace built by Maharaja SawaiPratap Singh in the year 1799. It has become one of the prominent tourist attractions in Jaipur City.

• City Palace: The city palace is a vast complex, located in the center of the Jaipur near JantarMantar and Hawa-Mahal. It was built in the 18th century and its beauty attracts most of tourists and travelers.

• Amer Fort: The Amer Fort was built by Raja Man Singh with red sandstone and marble. Its locations and the Maotha Lake add a certain charm to the entire Fort. This Fort is famous for its Hindu and Muslim architectural skills.

• JantarMantar: The JantarMantar is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments which was built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II. This monument got completed in 1734. It features the world’s largest stone sundial and is notable as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

• JalMahal: JalMahal is the most prominent monument for picturesque in Jaipur. It was built in the year 1799 by Maharaja SawaiPratap Singh in the middle of The Man SagarLake. It has total twenty-one beautifully carved pillars which are the cenotaphs of the royal family.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 4: Jaipur - Varanasi (by commercial flight)

After breakfast, as per flight time you will be transferred to Jaipur airport for flight to Varanasi, Upon arrival at Varanasi airport, you will be picked up and transferred to hotel. Check in and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 5: Varanasi city tour

In the early morning, we would take you to AssiGhat, wherein you can witness the Hindu rituals at Subah-e-Benares with a fire ceremony, yajnas performed by women priest, Vedic chanting and many more. Post that you would get an opportunity to have a sunrise boat tour on the River Ganges to see the beautiful Ghats of oldest living city and life. The boat ride would last for 1.5 hours- 2 hours. You would be taken to offer prayers in the Golden temple area of the Jyotirlinga temple.

We would take you back to the hotel for breakfast. Post having the breakfast, we would take you to the City tour of the Varanasi, wherein you would pay a visit to Benaras Hindu University, Kina Ram Aghoris Temple, Durga Temple, Gurukul and many more.

• Benaras Hindu University: The Benaras Hindu University or the BHU is a central university and a reputed center of education, which was established in the year 1916. The University was founded by Lord Hardinge.

• KinaRam Aghoris Temple: This temple and its ashram were started by Baba Kinaram and named after him only. He was one of the first Aghori Gurus and is considered to be as the founding father of the ancient Aghor seat of Varanasi.

• Durga Temple: The Durga Temple is one of the most famous temples in the holy city of Varanasi. It was constructed by the Bengali Maharani in the 18th century and is dedicated to the Goddess Durga.

• Gurukul: It is a traditional Vedic school where kids are sent for their primary education and moral values, they are taught the ancient languages and all the traditional values, sports plays and many more.

In the evening, we would take you to the DasaswanedhGhat, wherein you can be the part of the evening aarti ceremony.
We would take you back to the hotel. Stay Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Varanasi - Delhi (by commercial flight)

After breakfast, as per flight time you will be transferred to Varanasi airport for flight to Delhi, Upon arrival at Delhi airport, you will be picked up dropped off at desired location in Delhi, Noida or Gurugram.

Your golden triangle tour with Varanasi will end today.

Included/Excluded

  • Private Tour
  • Five nights accommodation in hotels (If tour booked with option including hotels)
  • Transport by private, air-conditioned car
  • Car Type : for one to two people, four-seater sedan
  • Car Type : for three to four people, six-seater MPV
  • Car Type : for five to ten people, ten-seater van
  • All sightseeing with private local guides
  • Daily hotel breakfast (If tour booked with option including hotels)
  • Fuel surcharge
  • All taxes and service charges
  • All applicable hotel taxes
  • Hotel or airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Personal care and attention
  • Jaipur to Varanasi Commercial Flight ticket (Baggage Allowance 15 KG check in and 7 KG hand baggage)
  • Varanasi to Delhi Commercial flight ticket (Baggage Allowance 15 KG check in and 7 KG hand baggage)
  • Entrance fees to Monuments
  • Bottles of mineral water during journeys
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch and Dinner

Durations

Multi day

Tour's Location

FAQs

Departure & Return Location
Pickup offered from airport, railway station, hotel or any other desired pickup location in Delhi, Noida, or Gurugram.

Return to Delhi Airport, railway station, hotel, or other desired location in Delhi, Noida, or Gurugram.
Pickup Time
Pickup time options: 7am, 9am, 10am and 11am (Could be change as per your requirements)
Can we change pickup time for 1st Day ?
Yes
Can we change pickup time for 1st Day ?
A trip to Varanasi can be easily accommodated with your Golden Triangle Tour. Varanasi is closer to Agra by road, and it is only 644 km away via Agra-Lucknow Expressway. Varanasi has an airport, therefore flying from Delhi and Jaipur is also possible. The city also boasts good rail connectivity to all three cities of the Golden Triangle Tour.
How many days do you need in Varanasi?
Around 1.5 – 2 days are enough to explore Varanasi and cover all its popular attractions, even at an easy pace.
How can I go to Kashi from Bengaluru?
Varanasi enjoys good air and rail connectivity to Bengaluru. There are regular trains and flights between Varanasi and Bengaluru, making it quite convenient to reach the city.
What is Kashi Yatra?
Kashi Yatra is a ritual practiced in and Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada Brahmin Weddings. It is a ritual where the groom abandons his current life and moves to Varanasi or Kashi as it is called to gain further knowledge.
Is Varanasi worth visiting?
Varanasi is said to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Thus, it has a lot in store in terms of rich history. It is also considered the most sacred city in India for Hindu devotees, as it is believed Lord Shiva dwells here. Varanasi is also known for its handloom industry that makes the renowned Banarsi Silk Sarees. Another important aspect of Varanasi is its Pan that is widely acclaimed in India. In short, Varanasi is worth visiting for history lovers, cultural aficionados, and Hindu devotees.
Dos & Don'ts in Varanasi
DOs in Varanasi:

Drink lassi with rabdi
Try street food
Try Banarasi Pan
Choose to walk around the city
Be wary of the monkeys
Take a music class
Boat ride on the Ganges
Architecture photography
Visit during Shivratri
As a women traveller, keep your body covered with full pants and sleeved t-shirts. Carrying a stoll is also recommended.

Don’ts in Varanasi:

Go skinny dipping in the Ganges
Plan a trip in the summer season unless you enjoy 45℃
Expect nightlife
Take photos of the cremations
Take pictures of sadhus/saints without their permission
What is the best time to visit Varanasi?
The winter season between October and March is the best time to visit Varanasi. During this time of the year, the weather remains quite pleasant, and one also gets to witness a number of important festivals like Diwali, Makar Sankranti, Shivratri and Holi.
How far is Kashi from Varanasi?
Kashi and Varanasi are the name of the same city. Varanasi or Kashi is also called Banaras.
Why is Varanasi so special?
Varanasi has several reasons to be a special destination:

It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world
The buildings here are ancient and are still in use
It is called the City of Shiva; thus it is an important Hindu pilgrimage
There are as many as 2000 Hindu temples in the city
Varanasi is the traditional hub of Banarasi Silk Sarees, which is one of the finest in India
There are more than 100 ghats in the city
What can I buy from Varanasi?
Following items can be bought from Varanasi:

Banarasi Silk Saree
Items with Meenakari Work
Wooden Toys
Lal Pedha
Rudraksha Mala
Stone Carved Curios
Indic Literature
What should I wear in Varanasi?
Clothes mostly depend on the season you are visiting Varanasi in. During the summer season, wear light cotton-made clothes since Varanasi gets sweltering hot. In the winter season, wear woolen clothes like jackets and sweaters, caps, and even gloves. As a female traveler, it is advised to keep your body covered. Wear full pants and at least half sleeves t-shirt; carrying a stoll is also recommended.
What is famous in Varanasi?
Following are the things that are famous in Varanasi:

Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Ghats
Banarasi Saree
Ganga Aarti
Boat Ride in Ganga River
Street Food
Mahashivratri (festival)

Reviews

  • star rating  Great tour with a very knowledgeable guide!! He made sure we were happy with the day and services provided, really catered to what we wanted throughout the day. Didn’t mind... read more

    Miranda1720
    August 18, 2022

    star rating  Cristal India gave us an excellent service, the car and the driver were at the indicated time to pick us up, the guide who accompanied us throughout the tour was... read more

    542sebastiar
    August 15, 2022

    star rating  This was an amazing tour of many, many interesting places in India!! All of the tour guides in the three different cities were phenomenal. Very personable, knowledgeable, and... read more

    M7595AEtinas
    August 15, 2022
  • star rating  Great experience overall. Driver and guide exceeded all expectations. Guide made some great photos and recommended good tips for future travels.

    Oskaras995
    August 10, 2022

    star rating  We had 3 perfect days in the Golden Triangle.
    Our driver Annu was really great, a very careful and helpful driver!
    The number of sights we saw, was well... read more

    heikee712
    August 10, 2022

    star rating  all the tour guides were outstanding. they were genuine and had a lot of knowledge on the places they showed us. easy to understand and had a lot of fun... read more

    hosmarm
    August 4, 2022
  • star rating  Had a wonderful 4 day Golden Triangle Tour. The driver was exceptionally accommodating and the guides were extremely knowledgeable. Every thing was organised perfectly and the hotel in Agra... read more

    Tourist600443
    August 3, 2022

    star rating  If you are thinking of traveling the Golden Triangle there is no better way then with team at Golden Triangle.

    Amit and his team are great and make everything... read more

    376vinodm
    August 2, 2022

    star rating  Whole trip well organised, very good communication with provider. Driver perfectly on time.
    Guide Pradeep best in Agra at least if not in whole India felt really comfortable and... read more

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    August 2, 2022
from €865,00

Come and join our 6 Day Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi, wherein we would take you to Delhi’s historical monuments such as India Gate, QutabMinar, Lotus Temple and many more. Moreover, you would pay a visit to the beautiful Pink City of India i.e. Jaipur, wherein you explore the major attractions like HawaMahal, JantarMantar, Amer […]

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