Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho and Varanasi
07 Nights/ 08 Days
Explore the best cultural heritage of India with the Golden triangle tour with Varanasi and Khajuraho. The 10 nights and 11 days Golden triangle tour with Khajuraho Varanasi package will take you to ancient temples and historical monuments of India, leaving you with an experience you will cherish forever. Apart from exploring the historical sites, you will get a better outcome on the ancient architecture of India.
Exploring Varanasi is one of the major highlights of this Golden Triangle tour that will add a layer of spirituality to your travel experience. Book this package today, which includes meals, transfers, accommodation, and sightseeing at amazing deals! So, contact us by call or fill out the inquiry form, after which our travel experts will tailor the Golden Triangle trip per your requirements.
Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. Contact us for modifications to the Golden triangle tour with Varanasi and Khajuraho tour packages for an unforgettable India tour.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Delhi Airport|
Day 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival, a meeting and greeting at the airport.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 : DELHI – JAIPUR (280 KMS/07 HRS)
After a zesty breakfast, visit Qutub Minar (is a minaret and “victory tower” that forms part of the Qutub complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli area of Delhi, India. It was 73m. tall before the final, fifth section was added after 1369. The tower tapers, and has a 14.3m. base diameter, reducing to 2m. at the top of the peak. It contains a spiral staircase of 379 steps.)
Proceed to Lotus Temple (It is a Bahai House of Worship that was established in December 1986.)
Later Drive to Jaipur. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03 : JAIPUR
After a peppy breakfast, proceed for an excursion to Amber Fort (capital of the old state of Dhundhar, located on the rugged hills that surround Jaipur. Painted elephants will take you up the hill to admire the massive getaways, courts, stairways and pillared pavilions and palaces that recall the glory and wealth of Amber’s association with the Mughals).
En route have a photography stop at Hawa Mahal – Palace of Winds (built for the royal ladies to watch the activities on the market street below without being observed themselves) and the Jal Mahal (Summer Palace).
Continue city sightseeing visiting the City Palace Museum (was established at the same time as the city of Jaipur, by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who moved his court to Jaipur from Amber, in 1727).
Also visit the Jantar Mantar (The Jantar Mantar is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The monument was completed in 1734. It features the world’s largest stone sundial, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.)
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04 : JAIPUR – ABHANERI, ABHANERI - FATEHPUR SIKRI, FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA
After a zesty breakfast at hotel, check-out and drive to Agra (a major tourist destination because of its many Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.)
En route visit Abhaneri (Chand Baori is a small village with one of India’s deepest and largest step wells also known as tank gardens. Step wells are unique to India).
In the afternoon, visit Fatehpur Sikri (the deserted red sandstone city built by Emperor Akbar in 1571 in honor of the famous Sufi saint, Salim Chishti).
Upon arrival at Agra, check-in at the hotel.
Day 05 : AGRA
After a scrummy breakfast, proceed to see world famous Taj Mahal (An ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river, nothing neither photographs nor descriptions can prepare you for the experience of this monument -the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal called Taj Mahal. Here the cherished companion of Emperor Shah Jahan was laid to rest. It is an acclaimed architectural masterpiece and one of the seven wonders of the world.)
Next visit Agra Fort. (A historical fort in the city of Agra in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. Before capture by the British, the last Indian rulers to have occupied it were the Marathas.)
* TAJ MAHAL REMAINS CLOSED ON EVERY FRIDAY
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06 : AGRA – JHANSI, JHANSI - ORCHHA, ORCHHA -KHAJURAHO
After having a luscious breakfast, transfer to Railway Station to board train for Jhansi.
Later drive to Khajuraho (an ancient city in the Madhya Pradesh region of northern India. From the 10th to 12th century CE it was the capital of the Chandella kings who ruled Bundelkhand.)
En route visit Orchha. Visit Orchha Fort (Orchha Fort complex, which houses a large number of ancient monuments consisting of the fort, palaces, temple, and other edifices, is located in the Orchha town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh).
Continue your drive to Khajuraho.
Check-in and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07 : KHAJURAHO – VARANASI (BY AIR)
Start your day with a nutritious breakfast and visit Khajuraho Temples (is a group of Hindu temples and Jain temples in Chhatarpur district, Madhya Pradesh, India, about 175 Km southeast of Jhansi. They are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temples are famous for their nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures). Temples are divided into two parts- the Eastern group of Temples and the western group of temples. Khajuraho temples are depicting superlative Indo Aryan architecture. The temple walls are carved with pleasurable and erotic carvings represent the daily life of people.)
Later, transfer to Khajuraho airport for connecting flight to Varanasi.
Upon arrival, check-in and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08 : VARANASI – ONWARD DESTINATION
Start your day with boating across the ghats of River Ganges, enjoying the panoramic Sunrise.
Back to hotel for breakfast, later visit Sarnath (A place located 10 kilometres north-east of Varanasi city near the confluence of the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India).
Dhamek Stupa (Dhamek Stupa is a massive stupa located at Sarnath, originated as pre-Buddhist tumuli, in which ascetics were buried in a seated position, called chaitya).
Also visit Wat Thai & Sarnath Museum (Sarnath Museum is the oldest site museum of Archaeological Survey of India. It houses the findings and excavations at the archaeological site of Sarnath, the museum has 6,832 sculptures and artefacts.)
Transfer to Varanasi airport to connect flight for onward destination.