India’s Golden Triangle Trip with Varanasi & Mumbai
Travel to India with us to enjoy India’s Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi & Mumbai through the cultural heart of vibrant northern India. This Indian Holiday around north India’s cultural triangle is ideal for those who want to experience some of India’s incredible sights in a short period of time. Book your trip to India and enjoy a journey from Delhi to Agra. See the Taj at sunrise. Explore the Pink City of Jaipur & explore historical forts and palaces with sample delicious curries and wander through exotic spice markets, watch the faithful at prayer in sacred Varanasi and discover historic, colourful, Mumbai on this mesmerizing Indian tour Package.test
- DURATION 10 Nights / 11 Days
- START CITY Delhi
- END CITY Mumbai
- TYPE OF TRIP Cultural & Historical
- Historic Delhi, India’s Capital city.
- Great Forts & Palaces of Jaipur, the pink city.
- TAJ MAHAL, Agra, wonder of the World.
- Bustling bazaars & interaction with colorful friendly people.
- Elephant Ride at UNESCO World Heritage-Amber Fort-Jaipur.
- Varanasi – A Historic Holy City also Known as the City of Lights.
- Gateway of India and Elephanta Caves in Mumbai
Arrive at Delhi International Airport where you’ll be met by our representative outside the EXIT gate of arrival terminal, holding a placard of your name. You will be transferred to your hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel.
In morning after breakfast at hotel, proceed to visit Old Delhi with Jama Mosque (largest mosque of India was built in 1656 AD by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan) & later enjoy Rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk “Silver Market” to get one of the most amazing experiences ever & to reach historical Red Fort, Raj Ghat (It is the memorial of the Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is the place where Gandhi ji was cremated).
Afternoon: Visit modern New Delhi are many historic monuments such as the 12th century Qutab Minar (World’s tallest free standing minaret & it has five distinct storeys with the height of 72.5 Meter), Humayuns’ Tomb is a forerunner of the Mughal style of architecture, and in contrast, visits the modern Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Drive past India Gate, the city’s World War I war memorial, the President’s residence, Parliament House and the Secretariat buildings, all designed by Lutyens. Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Jaipur is also known as Pink City because many buildings are still washed in Pink, the traditional color of welcome. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. In the evening time visit colorful market of Jaipur & see paintings & other souvenirs for your family and relatives. Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing of Jaipur including the 16th century’s Amber fort with elephant ride, after that visit the Magnificent City Palace (Royal Museum) built in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Singh. The Palace complex consist an excellent museum, an armoury, sprawling gardens, buildings and several fine halls. Then proceed for Jantar Mantar (the Astronomical Observatory) & Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast leave for Agra En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, (The ghost city) lies some 40 km from Agra. The city was built by the Emperor Akbar in 1569, in honour of Saint Sheikh Salim Chisti, who prophesied that Akbar would have three sons. For 14 years Fatehpur Sikri was Akbar’s capital until a lack of water forced the city to be abandoned. The city is remarkably well-preserved, and visitors can see the Jama Masjid, the tomb of Salim Chisti, and several palaces.
A short halt Bharatpur, for lunch and you’ll step aboard rickshaws for a journey around the Keoladeo National Park, - This UNESCO World Heritage Site was once a royal hunting reserve, but these days instead of gunshot, the only sound you’ll hear is that of the 230 species of bird that live here. Later drive continue to Agra. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Early morning visit the India’s most celebrated monuments Taj Mahal in Sunrise built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz. Taj Mahal, the white marble tomb built in 22 years (1631 – 1653) by the Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved Queen Mumtaz. Over 20,000 craftsmen from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy laboured for 22 years to build this masterpiece & its also known as symbol of eternal love & now regarded by many as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Later back to hotel for breakfast & after that drive to visit UNESCO World Heritage-Agra Fort. After that drive continues to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, check in hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel.
In morning enjoy leisure breakfast at hotel later you will be transferred to Delhi airport to board your flight for Varanasi. Meeting and assistance on arrival at Varanasi airport and transferred to Hotel.
Varanasi is one of India’s most important religious and pilgrimage sites. Every Hindu dreams of visiting the city at least once in their lives. situated on the banks of the River Ganges.
Evening Ganges tour
To experience Varanasi intimately, you have to visit the ghats, preferably in the evening. A leisurely rickshaw ride through the narrow lanes and bylanes of the city takes you down to the river, where the temples and ghats are lit with oil-lamps and candles. Participate or wetness to a collective prayer ceremony, known as an Aarti, and watch the floating oil-lamps on the Ganges. Overnight stay in hotel.
After breakfast start sightseeing of city, Visit some of the most important temples in this holy city, including the Bharat Mata Mandir, which was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi, and the Durga Temple, and then drive past the beautiful Tulsi Manas Temple. Later drive through the campus of the Banaras Hindu University, Asia’s largest residential university, covering 5 kilometres. On the campus, visit the New Vishwanath Temple. (Optional: one can also visit the excellent collection of miniature paintings housed in the Bhat Kala Bhavan)
Afternoon we will take a short excursion to Sarnath where Buddha chose to deliver his first sermon after attaining Nirvana. Our local guide will escort us around the site and explain the concepts of Buddhism from its early founding. Presently located at Sarnath, the Tibetan Institute has a rare collection of Buddhist texts, Tibetan manuscripts and other journals. Overnight stay in hotel.
Morning Ganges tour
Experience the soul and spirit of Varanasi during an early morning boat excursion on the holy River Ganges. The city has about 100 ghats, each marked by a lingam and from the river, we will see the bathing ghats, as well as the cremation ghats. Later back to hotel for breakfast. Later in time of your flight transferred to Varanasi airport to board your flight for Mumbai. On arrival in Mumbai, you will be received by our representative & transfer to Hotel. Mumbai is popularly known as ‘the city of dreams,’ as people from across the country comes to this city to fulfill their dreams. This mega-city never sleeps and remains lively till late hours at night. Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast, head to Gateway of India early in the morning, and then visit the island 10 km away to catch glimpse of the famous Elephanta Caves. The intricate rock carvings from 10th Century lures in a lot of visitors from around the world here. Later in the day you could go on a city sightseeing tour with visit to places like C.S Terminus, Mani Bhavan, Mumbai Dhobi Ghat and more. Overnight in Hotel.
Following breakfast, you’ll head for Mumbai International Airport to leave for the journey home as per your flight schedule at the end of a wonderful holiday.