Golden Triangle with Khajuraho and Varanasi
Duration: 10 Days
Set off on an enriching journey through the heart of India with Ghum India Ghum, a leading tour operator in India. This tour package, known as the Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho and Varanasi, offers a comprehensive exploration of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Orchha, Khajuraho, and Varanasi.
Your journey begins in Delhi, where you'll delve into the city's rich history and vibrant markets. Next, you'll visit Jaipur, also known as the Pink City for its distinctive color. Recently added to the UNESCO heritage sites list, Jaipur is a city steeped in royal heritage and colorful culture.
The adventure continues in Agra, home to the iconic Taj Mahal, a symbol of Mughal grandeur. From there, you'll travel by train to Orchha, established by Rudra Pratap Singh sometime after 1501. Here you'll visit the Fort of Orchha, the Chaturbhuj Temple and Raj Mandir built by 'Madhukar Shah'.
Next on your itinerary is Khajuraho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its group of Jain and Hindu temples. Built between 950 and 1050 by the Chandela dynasty, these monuments are a testament to India's rich cultural history.
Finally, you'll head to Varanasi or Kashi, "The Cultural Capital of India". This ancient city is one of the most important spiritual destinations in the country.
With Ghum India Ghum, one of the best travel companies in India and a reputable DMC for India, your Golden Triangle tour with Khajuraho and Varanasi will be an unforgettable experience. So why wait? Set off on your adventure today!
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Itinerary at Glance :-
Day 01:- Arrive Delhi for Incredible India Golden Triangle tour with Khajuraho and Varanasi
On arrival in Delhi for your Indian Golden Triangle with Khajuraho and Varanasi tour. After completion of your immigration formalities and luggage collection come out of exit gate no 5 of Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi. Our friendly representative will be waiting for you with your name Placard board. Later transfer to your pre-booked hotel in a comfortable spacious car. Rest or the day free for Relaxing. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 02:- Delhi Sightseeing tour( Red Fort, Lotus Temple, Humayun Tomb are closed on Monday)
This morning post delicious breakfast at hotel, meet your friendly tour guide in Delhi for starting of your Golden Triangle tour or Delhi-Agra-Jaipur tour.. later go for Old Delhi city tour- by visiting the Raj Ghat, driving pasting Red fort, Than visit Jama Masjid- India Largest Mosque are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. For better understanding of Old Delhi tour you may go for Rickshaw ride tour(optional) and ride through the bazaars and streets of Old Delhi (Optional cost). Later on proceed for a city tour of New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, which is UNESCO Heritage site in Delhi and tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple. Post completion of Place to visit in Delhi tour or best itinerary for Delhi tour, stay overnight in Delhi hotel.
Day 03:- Delhi to Jaipur (290kms-6hrs)
After a healthy breakfast at the hotel, Start your 3rd day of Golden Triangle tour India and drive to Jaipur city popularly known as the pink city India. This is the only city in the world design in such a way it symbolises the nine divisions of the universe through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it as per Vedic architecture. The historic walled city of Jaipur in Rajasthan was established on the plain unlike other cities of this region which are situated on hilly terrains, It was founded in 1727 AD (18th Cent.) under the rule of Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is known for its exemplary architectural legacy which is based on ancient Hindu, Mughal and western cultures. Pink city Jaipur made its official entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list recently in 2019. On arrival in Jaipur check in to your hotel stay overnight in Jaipur hotel.
Day 04:- Jaipur Local sightseeings
This morning after yummy breakfast at hotel meet and greet your tour guide in Jaipur(UNESCO world heritage site) at your hotel and visit most important the Amber fort or Amer fort which is located on a hill and one of the major tourist attraction of Jaipur, built in 16th century, enjoy an elephant ride at Amber(Optional), It also home to some underground tunnels that goes to other famous Jaigarh fort . Next stop is Jal Mahal tour which is a palace situated in the middle of popular Man Sagar Lake. Post Lunch drive past the only Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. Then you will visit the city palace and museum inside it, In 1727 King of Jaipur Maharaja Swai Jai Singh 2 moved from Amber to City Palace, walking to adjacent Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory. Post completion of Place to visit in Jaipur or best itinerary for Jaipur tour or place to see in Jaipur or things to do in Jaipur or tour of important tourist attractions in Jaipur, stay overnight in Jaipur hotel.
Day 05:-Jaipur to Agra Local Sightseeing via Fatehpur Sikri (220 kms/05 hrs)
This morning after a lavish breakfast at hotel, check out from hotel and drive to Mughal City Agra. On the way don't forget to visit Fatehpur Sikri- a perfectly preserved red sandstone ghost town which was the estranged capital of Mughal King Akbar and was built in 1569 and deserted after failure of its water system. On arrival in Agra meet and greet your tour guide, check into a hotel and Later go for an Agra city tour or things to do in Agra by visiting Agra Fort-the rusty and huge red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna. This fort is divided into many parts, the main place is Diwan-I-Am (hall for public audience), a colonnaded hall made of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. Second important part is the Diwan-i-Khas (hall for private audience)which is built of marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and used to met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. If timer permits do visit Baby Taj Mahal and Mehtab Bagh in Agra. From Mehtab Bagh you can take many stunning pics with the beautiful Taj Mahal in its background. Post Places to visit in Agra or Places to See in Agra or tour of important tourist attractions in Agra. Overnight in Agra.
Day 06:- Sunrise Taj mahal tour, Agra- Jhansi (by train), Jhansi- Orchha- Khajuraho
Freshen up and get ready to explore the beauty of Taj Mahal at sunrise(subject to weather condition). The Taj Mahal is listed among the Seven Wonders of the World and is the emblem of eternal love. It was built in 1653 by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Constructed of white marble, this monument is among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This epitome of love leaves the visitors awe-struck with its architectural magnificence. Later return to the hotel to enjoy your delicious breakfast with memories of the Taj Mahal. Later Check out and transfer to the railway station to board the fast air-conditioned train to Jhansi. After arrival in Jhansi railway station meet greet our friendly representative and drive to Orchha and later transfer to your pre-booked hotel at Orchha. Orchha is an architectural heritage town in Niwari district of Madhya Pradesh, Orchha historical town was founded by Rudra Pratap Singh in the 16th century from Bundela dynasty. Later Bir Singh Deo, king of Orchha who was a great builder during his time he spread Bundeli architectural styles not only in Orchha but to several parts of North India. Later post relaxing for a few hours, go for a place to see in Orchha. Orchha is the well-kept medieval township, Orchha was built in the 16th century. Orchha Sightseeing include tour of Rajmahal with its beautiful murals, also visit the Laxmi Narayan Temple and the Jehangir Mahal built in the 17th century, to commemorate the visit of the emperor Jehangir.Post tour of Places to visit in Orchha or Things to do in Orchha, drive to Khajuraho, On arrival check-in to hotel and overnight in Khajuraho. Note:- Taj Mahal closed on Friday
Day 07:- Khajuraho City Tour
Post yummy breakfast at hotel go for places to see in Khajuraho or Khajuraho guided tour start with visiting Khajuraho and its temples, Explore Khajuraho Eastern and Western Group of Temple, these temples built during the the Chandela dynasty rule from 950-1050. Out of 85 temples only 22 temples from original temples group survived till now, All these temples are magnificent examples of Hindu architectures. Though all the temples are worth a visit, you visit the main attractions of Khajuraho which are the Parsvanath Temple, the Adinath temple. Post tour of places to visit in Khajuraho or best itinerary for Khajuraho tour or things to do in Khajuraho Khajuraho go for The Khajuraho Group of Monuments tour which is of Hindu temples and Jain temples, these temples UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986. Stay overnight in Khajuraho.
Another exciting additional tour for this day on direct payment post tourist place to visit in Khajuraho you may opt for Evening Panna Jungle safari tour from Khajuraho, Panna is only 1hr drive from Khajuraho. Panna National Park is 22nd National park of India and it was declared in 1992. Evening Jungle Safari in Panna will let you experience the dense ambience of forest and give you a chance to encounter the wildest ranges of mammals, reptiles, several species of migratory birds, flora and fauna. Other than this, you will even be able to get the chance to spot the tiger species at very close quarters, Later you will return back to the hotel for Night stay in Khajuraho.
Day 08:- Khajuraho to Varanasi by flight ( own expense) & Kashi Local
Post mouthwatering buffet breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to Khajuraho Airport to board the flight to Varanasi. On arrival at Oldest city of world Varanasi meet and greet our representative, Later do hotel check in and after a few hours of relaxation. This afternoon post lunch you will visit to Annapurna Devi, Manas Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan, Durga Kund, Vishalakshi Devi and Birla Temple – Banaras Hindu University, later visit famous ghats of Varanasi :- Harishchandra, Manikarnaka also known as burning ghat (It is believed that a dead human's soul finds salvation, when cremated here), Dashashwamedh Ghat,etc. In the evening, watch the world famous Ganga Aarti. After completion of memorable places to visit in Varanasi tour, enjoy your overnight stay in Kashi.
Day 09:- Varanasi (Boat ride)- Sarnath- Varanasi
In early morning one can choose to take subah-e-banaras(Sunrise of Varanasi) boat trip to enjoy the sunrise and also see historical ghats of Varanasi. In the boat trip one can understand the tradition, culture of Kashi. Later in the afternoon, Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha had preached his sermon/dharma to his first five disciples after attaining enlightenment. In Sarnath visit Dhamek Stupa - most visited and known as the most important Buddhist shrine in the world. Later I also visited a museum, Thai temple, Main temple.Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 10:- Varanasi to Delhi by Flight(own expense) & Transfer to International Airport
After breakfast, pack your bag and baggages with a promise of coming back to the beautiful land of India Again. Proceed to Varanasi Airport/Railway station on time to board your flight/train with a lot of sweet memories of your holidays.
- 09 Nights accommodation in hotels on Single/ twin/Double sharing basis.
- Daily buffet breakfast.
- All arrival, departure, sightseeing as per above itinerary by air conditioned car with English speaking driver.
- Local English speaking guides in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Khajuraho and Varanasi for a day
- All sightseeing in your pvt AC car.
- 01 morning boat ride in Varanasi
- Ac Chair train tickets from Agra to Jhansi
- All applicable hotel & transport taxes
- 500ml packaged water daily per person
- Package cost as per 02 person travelling together
- Website costing as per standard hotels, email us for upgraded hotels packages
For Solo Traveler Paid extra 420 USD Extra
- 5% Govt.Service Tax.
- Meals Not Mentioned In The Itinerary
- flight ticket charges.
- Entry Fees To Monuments And Palaces.
- Anything Not Mentioned In The Inclusions.
- Porterage At Hotels And Airports, Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Liquors, Wine, Etc.
- All Items Of Personal Nature.
- Any Cost Arising Due To Natural Calamities Like Landslides, Roadblocks, Etc.
- Any Increase In Taxes Or Fuel Leading To An Increase In Surface Transport.
- Mandatory X- Mas / New Year Eve Supplementary Charges , That Should Be Paid By The Guest Directly To The Hotels Concerned..
|Delhi||2||Paradise Inn||Grand Uddhav||Golden Tulip||ITC Welocme|
|Jaipur||2||Royal View||Gandharva||Golden Tulip||Radission|
|Agra||1||Light House||Alleivate||Fern||Clark Shiraz|
|Khajuraho||2||Isabell||Temple View||Golden Tulip||Radission|
|Varanasi||2||Gupta Inn||Meadows||India Hotel||Madin|
Hotel will be same or Similar Category hotel depends on availability
**All tours are organised and managed by government authorised travel agency and guides. Ghum India Ghum is registered with Government of Delhi(India) under act 1932 no. 9 and Also registered under Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India & Tourism Department of India.