Triangle and Ganges
Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Delhi
(8 Nights / 9 Days)
01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi , Meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night
stay in Delhi
02 / Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate
buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the
British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar ,India Gate and the
grand government buildings, the President’s House , Red fort ,
Mahatama Gandhi Memorial, Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly
known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
03 / Delhi - Jaipur ( By Train )
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to
board the airconditioned train to Jaipur. Breakfast in the train. Arrive
Jaipur and transfer to hotel. Later sight seeing tour of Jaipur covering:
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional
Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of
the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind
Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the
five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country.
This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is
still in use.
MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds"
is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone
plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies.
The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh,
the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Night stay in
Day 04 / Jaipur- Agra
Morning visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be easily
described. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital of the royals
set against the backdrop of the wooded hills. Later drive to Agra enroute
visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost
town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar,
built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Agra
& transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. Night stay in Agra.
Day 05 /Agra-Varanasi ( By Train )
Morning at sunrise visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven
wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love
ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial
to Shah Jahan's beloved wife, Also visit the Red fort - the rusty and
majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river
Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At
the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone
with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard
public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where
marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor
sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and
rulers of friendly kingdoms. Later transfer to railway station to board
the overnight train to Varanasi.
06 / Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi, said to be the India’s most sacred city situated
on the western bank of the holy river Ganga. It is also the oldest living
city in the world. As a place for devotion and worship, with hundreds
of temples dotting the city, sunrise on the river front as seen from
a boat can be a spiritually uplifting sight. It has a fascination uniquely
its own, a quality of sublime beauty, a timeless eternal appeal. Varanasi
is the city which cannot be described, only experienced. Meet assist
at the railway station and transfer to hotel. Later sight seeing of
Varanasi (the oldest and holiest city of India) covering Temples, Aurangazeb’s
Mosque and one of the biggest university of India. Evening view “Aarti”
ceremony on the Ghats. Night stay in Varanasi.
Morning boat cruise at the river Ganges to observe the way of life of
pilgrims by the Ghats.
excursion to Sarnath, 10kms. East of Varanasi, is one of the Buddhism’s
major centers of India. After attaining enlightenment, the Buddha came
to Sarnath where he gave his first sermon. Visit the deer park and the
museum and later back to Varanasi . Night stay in Varanasi.
08 / Varanasi - Delhi ( By Flight )
After a relaxed breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Delhi. Arrive
Delhi & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
09 / Departure
Transfer to airport for onward flight.
01 Oct '05 - 30 Apr '06
Twin- Cost per person on twin sharing for minimum two
** Single- Cost per single traveler.
There will be a supplement charge during Christmas
Eve and New year Eve.
USD 157.50 per person
are subject to change anytime without any prior notice.
:: 8 nights accomodation on twin sharing basis as per
the itinerary .
:: Daily breakfast.
:: Train tickets for Delhi - Jaipur in airconditioned
:: Train tickets for Agra - Varanasi in 2 tier airconditioned
:: Surface travel by exclusive airconditioned car.
:: All transfers, sightseeing, excursions as per the
:: Local English speaking guides.
:: Elephant ride in Jaipur & boat ride in Varanasi
:: All taxes, driver allowances, parking etc.
does not Include :
:: Entrance fee to monuments.
:: Any airfare.
:: Tips, beverages, laundry etc.
:: Any item not shown in cost Includes.
Selected - Delhi
Royal (5 Star): The Grand /The Park / Grand Intercontinental
/Metropolitan Nikko / Radisson
Classic (4Star): The Connaught / Hotel City Park /
Economy (Moderate Hotel): Hotel Taj Princess / Hotel
Selected - Jaipur
Royal (5 Star ): Hotel Rajputana Sheraton / Hotel Trident
/ Le Merdien
Classic (4 Star): Hotel Clarks Amer / KK Royal Days
/ Hotel Raj Mahal Palace
Economy (Moderate Hotel): Hotel Sarang Palace / Ashish
Selected - Agra
Royal (5 Star ): Jaypee Palace / Taj View / Trident
Classic (4 Star): Agra Ashok/ Clarks Shiraz
Economy (Moderate Hotel): Deedar-a-Taj / Kant
Selected - Varanasi
Royal (5 Star ): Taj Ganges/ Radisson
Classic (4 Star): Clarks Varanasi
Economy (Moderate Hotel): Pallavi International/Kashika
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