If you want to explore the true colors of heritage and culture, visit India. If you want to fill your heart with some spirituality, visit India. This is because India is a country full of diversity. You will find the cultural and historical significance in the golden Triangle Tour circle and you will find spirituality just a few hundred miles away, on the banks of River Ganga in Varanasi. One of the most popular travel packages in India is the Golden Triangle. Kohinoor Holidays offers Golden Triangle tour of Varanasi with an opportunity to explore the ancient cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur with Varanasi. During your visit, you will experience something different in each city. Delhi will provide you with the glimpse of ancient to modern India, and Agra will take you back to the Mughal era. Jaipur will have sneaked into the former Rjaputana royal family, and Varanasi will enlighten your religious spirit.
Arrive at Delhi airport where our driver / representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Check into your hotel and rest for some time. Later in the afternoon, we will visit Qutub Minar, the tallest minaret in India, decorated with red sandstone and marble and carved Quran passages. Our next destination is the Humayun's Tomb, another UNESCO World Heritage Site and the tomb of second Mughal Emperor, Humayun. Next we will visit the India Gate built in memory of Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives for their motherland. Drive along the Rajpath, a ceremonial street to Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the President of India.
After enjoying a healthy breakfast, check out from your hotel and start sightseeing in Old Delhi. Visit Red Fort and Jama Masjid at Chandni Chowk Bazaar. This mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world and the largest mosques in India, was built by Shah Jahan. Visit the Raj Ghat Memorial built to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi.
After breakfast, visit Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the Rajput Empire. You can take an elephant ride to climb up the fortress. It is a desolate palace surrounded by majestic walls and evidence of the majestic public and private rooms that show the splendor of the rulers of Rajasthan in the 16th and 17th centuries. Later, continue your Pink City tour to the imposing City Palace Museum, Jantar Mantar (ancient astronomical observatory), Hawa Mahal and picturesque markets of walled city. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast this morning, check out from your hotel and drive towards Agra. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, a city founded by Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital. Continue driving to Agra and check into your hotel upon arrival. Later visit the Agra Fort, built between 1565 and 1573 by the Mughal emperor Akbar. It accommodated the royal presidential palace and army. Overnight at the hotel. .
Early morning, leave your hotel and reach Taj Mahal to enjoy the breathtaking Sunrise view of the Taj. When the first rays of the Sun fall on the white marble of Taj Mahal, it creates a charisma which is hard to describe in words. Thousands of people flock to Taj Mahal to enjoy this view. Spend some time at Taj Mahal before returning to your hotel for breakfast. Later, visit the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula, also called Baby Taj. Built between 1622 and 1628, the tomb is made of white marble and decorated with semi-precious stones. Later check out from your hotel and drive to Delhi. Reach Delhi railway station and catch your train for Varanasi. Overnight and dinner in the train.
Arrive in Varanasi at 7 AM in the morning and go to the hotel for check in. Rest for some time in the hotel. Later, visit Sarnath. The Deer Park in Sarnath is where the first Gautama Buddha preached to followers. Other points of interest include the Ashoka Pillar and the Archaeological Museum. In the evening, we come to Ganga Aarti, a religious ritual performed on the Ganges River Ghats. Overnight at the hotel.
Enjoy an early morning boat ride to the Ganges to see the sunrise from the boat. From the dawn to the dusk, the stairs of the Ghats have thousands of believers performing sacred ordinances for eternal salvation. You will see a city with incredible temples and ancient buildings. There are around 2,000 temples in Varanasi. After visiting some noteworthy places, our driver will transfer you to Varanasi Airport from where you will find the flight for Delhi and then flight back home from Indira Gandhi International Airport. The Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi ends here. Kohinoor Holidays wishes you the best for your onward journeys.