Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi and Khajuraho

Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi and Khajuraho - 12 Nights / 13 Days
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  • Delhi Arrival


    On arrival Welcome by Swan Tours Representative at the airport and transfer to hotel. Sign in at the hotel and go to Jama Masjid-- is one of the largest mosques in India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656 at an expense of 1 million rupees, and was inaugurated by an imam from Bukhara, contemporary Uzbekistan. The mosque was finished in 165, with 3 fantastic gates, four towers and two 40 m high minarets constructed of strips of red sandstone and white marble, After this visit Red Fort - is a historical fort in the city of Delhi in India. It was the main house of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It lies in the center of Delhi and houses a number of museums, Carry on to Chandni Chowk-, It is the best place to go shopping in the old city of Delhi. This largely inhabited market has been around for more than three centuries and was once gone to by merchants from Turkey, China as well as Holland. You might buy curios, spices , dry fruits , antique furniture , etc  from here. Dariba Kalan is known for its pearl, gold and silver precious jewelry and attar (natural fragrances). Gulab Singh Johri Mal, established in 1819, are well-known manufacturers and exporters of attar. Visiting  Khari Baoli, is a must for the spice-lover-- always remember spices are exactly what connected India to the Western world .continue to  Kinari Bazaar,It is the very best location to search for zari and zardozi trimmings and tinsel. The fabric bazaar of Katra Neel provides all kinds of materials such as silks, satin, crepe, cotton and muslin. Bhagirath Palace is Asia's largest market for electrical goods and also offers medical devices and allopathic medicines. Moti Bazaar is popular for shawls and pearls and Tilak Bazaar for chemicals, Raj Ghat - is a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Drop back to hotel. Overnight remain in Delhi.


    Highlights of the Day

    1. Jama Masjid
    2. Red Fort
    3. Chandni Chowk
    4. Raj Ghat

     

  • Delhi (Local)

    After breakfast proceed for a half day regional sightseeing covering Lotus Temple - situated in Delhi, India, is a Bahá'í House of Worship completed in 1986. Significant for its flowerlike shape, it has ended up being a prominent tourist attraction in the city, Humanyun's Tomb - is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The burial place was commissioned by Humayun's first partner and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum, in 1569-70, and developed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect picked by her, Lodhi Garden-- is a city park located in New Delhi, India. Spread over 90 acres (360,000 m2), it includes, Mohammed Shah's Tomb, Tomb of Sikandar Lodi, Shisha Gumbad and Bara Gumbad, architectural works of the 15th century by Lodhis- who ruled parts of northern India and Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of modern-day Pakistan, from 1451 to 1526. The site is now protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, India Gate - is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the 'ceremonial axis' of New Delhi, India, formerly called Kingsway, Rashtrapati Bhawan - formerly understood as Viceroy's House, is the official home of the President of India, located at the Western end of Rajpath in New Delhi, India. Janpath - equated People's Path is one of the main roadways in New Delhi. It starts out as Radial Road 1 in Connaught Place, adjacent to Palika Bazaar, and runs North-South perpendicular to and past Rajpath (the "Rulers' course"). Initially called Queen's Way, it was a vital part of Lutyens' style of the Lutyens' Delhi, upon the inauguration of brand-new capital of India in 1931. Janpath Market is among the most well-known markets for travelers (both Indian and foreign) in New Delhi. The marketplace basically is a long line of shop stores selling products which are difficult to find in the shopping malls and multi-chain stores of the city, Jantar Mantar is situated in the modern city of New Delhi. It includes 13 architectural astronomy instruments, Bangla Sahib Gurdwara - is one of the most prominent Sikh gurdwara, or Sikh holy place, in Delhi, India and known for its association with the 8th Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan, along with the swimming pool inside its complex, known as the "Sarovar."It ranked No 1 among the very best tourist and expedition spot in Delhi.Return to hotel. Over night remain in Delhi.

    Highlights of the Day

     

    1. Lotus Temple
    2. Humayun Tomb
    3. Lodhi Garden
    4. India Gate
    5. Rashtrapati Bhawan
    6. Janpath
    7. Jantar Mantar
    8. Bangla Sahib Gurudwara

     

  • Delhi – Jaipur (281 kms/approx 5-6 hours)

    After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Jaipur. Jaipur is the capital of India's Rajasthan state. It stimulates the royal household that as soon as ruled the region which, in 1727, established exactly what is now called the Old City or "Pink City" for its trademark structure color. At the center of its stately street grid (significant in India) stands the opulent, colonnaded City Palace complex. With gardens, courtyards and museums, part of it is still a royal residence. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Over night stay in Jaipur.

  • Jaipur (Local)

    After breakfast, proceed for the local sightseeing of Jaipur covering, City Palace - which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other structures, is a palace complex in Jaipur. It was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum but the best part of it is still a royal residence. The palace complex, situated northeast of the centre of the grid-patterned Jaipur city, includes an outstanding and huge selection of yards, gardens and structures. The palace was developed in between 1729 and 1732, at first by Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. Jantar Mantar-- is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments, developed by the Rajput King Sawai Jai Singh, and finished in 1734 Century. It includes the world's biggest stone sundial, and is a UNESCO World Heritage website. Found near City Palace and Hawa Mahal of Jaipur, the monument features masonry, stone and brass instruments that were constructed using astronomy and instrument design concepts of ancient Hindu Sanskrit texts. The instruments allow the observation of astronomical positions with the naked eye. The monument reveals architectural developments, as well as the coming together of ideas from various spiritual and social beliefs in 18th century India. The observatory is an example of the Ptolemaic positional astronomy which was shared by many civilizations. Hawa Mahal-- The palace of winds a fascinating landmark of Rajasthan, was developed by the orders of poet-king, Sawai Pratap Singh in the 18th century and is the most remarkably designed monument in Jaipur. Exactly what is seen from the Sireh Deorhi Bazar is the Multiniched 5 storey high backside of the complex. Amber Fort-- Situated just over 10 kilometers far from Jaipur on the Jaipur-Delhi highway is Amber is a fort situated in Amer, Rajasthan, India. Amer is a town with an area of 4 square kilometers situated 11 kilometers from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Located high on a hill, it is the primary tourist attraction in the Jaipur area. Jal Mahal - Located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, India. The palace and the lake around it were refurbished and bigger in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber. Hang back to the hotel. Over night remain in Jaipur.

    Highlights of the Day

    1. City Palace
    2. Jantar Manta
    3. Hawa Mahal
    4. Amber Fort
    5. Jal Mahal
  • Jaipur – Bharatpur (187 kms/3-4 hours)

    After breakfast, Depart for Bharatpur. On reaching Bharatpur finish the check in procedures at the Hotel. Later Proceed for regional sightseeing covering Keoladeo National Park - It's one of the historical national forest in India. Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park previously referred to as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India is a well-known avifauna sanctuary that hosts thousands of birds, particularly during the winter. Over 230 species of birds are known to be resident. Visit Government Museum Bharatpur- revealing a range of regional artifacts, consisting of stone sculptures, coins, weapons & paintings. Hang back at the Hotel. Overnight remain in Bharatpur.

    Highlights of the Day

    1. Keoladeo National Park
    2. Government Museum Bharatpur
  • Bharatpur – Agra (57 kms / Approx 1:30 hours)

    After breakfast, Check out from hotel and transfer to Agra enroute check out Fatehpur Sikri - a small city in northern India, simply west of Agra, founded by a 16th-century Mughal emperor. Red sandstone buildings cluster at its center. Buland Darwaza gate is the entrance to Jama Masjid mosque. Close-by is the marble Tomb of Salim Chishti. Diwan-E-Khas hall has actually a carved central pillar. Jodha Bais Palace is a mix of Hindu and Mughal designs, beside the 5-story Panch Mahal that overlooks the site. And Chand Baori, Abhaneri stays one of India's deepest and largest step wells. The Baori includes 3 flights of stairs coming down into the earth with a subterranean palace on one side. The flight of stairs and the palace are all organized in a square pattern with the well lying at the extremely bottom. The flights of steps are thirteen floor's deep. The palace at the bottom of the Baori was a place for the royals to stay during hot summer's days. There is a big courtyard all around the Baori from where great views of the Baori can be had. All around the courtyard there are covered locations housing elaborately carved sandstone artifacts/idols dating as far back as 10th century. Continue to Agra. Sign in at the hotel. Later see Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah - is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Often referred to as a "jewel box", often called the "Baby Tāj", the tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah is typically considered as a draft of the Tāj Mahal. Over night remain in Agra.

    Highlights of the Day

    1. Fatehpur Sikri
    2. Chand Baori, Abhaneri
    3. Tomb of I’timad-ud-Daulah
  • Agra (Local Sightseeing) - Jhansi (By train) – Orccha (17 kms/40mins)

    After breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing of Agra covering among the marvel of the world Taj Mahal - is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna River in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, to house the tomb of his favorite partner, Mumtaz Mahal, Agra Fort - Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra in India. It was the primary home of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty till 1638, when Mughal capital was moved from Agra to Red Fort in Delhi. Transfer to Agra railway station to board a train to Jhansi around 08:30 AM. On reaching Jhansi proceed to Orccha, check in at the hotel. Later visit Jahangir Fort- Is notable building inside the Agra Fort of India. The Mahal was the principal zenana (palace for ladies belonging to the royal household), and was used generally by the Rajput other halves of Akbar. It is a kind Islamic architecture., Rai Praveen Ka Mahal- was also known for her captivating appeal when it comes to her poetry and music, The Ram Raja Temple is a temple in Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is a sacred Hindu trip and gets fans in big numbers frequently and is also commonly referred to as Orchha Temple. In the evening transfer to the Hotel. Over night stay in Orchha.

    Highlights of the Day

    Taj Mahal
    Agra Fort
    Jahangir Fort
    Rai Praveen Ka Mahal
    The Ram Raja Temple

  • Orchha – Khajuraho (190 Km/ approx. 4- 5 Hours)

    After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Khajuraho. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay in Khajuraho.

  • Khajuraho (Local)

    After breakfast, go to Beni Sagar Dam-Is a beautiful picnic spot, situated on the border of the temple town of Khajuraho. Built over the Khuddar River, it is a gigantic structure that stretches across a location of about 7.7 square kilometers. The dam is popular among locals and travelers as it offers magnificent surroundings and peaceful atmosphere. The finest time to visit this dam is during dawn and sunset, when you can delight in spectacular views of the dawn and sunset, respectively. Kalinjar Fort -Listed amongst the 8 popular forts of the Chandela rulers, the Kalinjar Fort rests 244 meters above the plains on a flat-topped rocky hill of the Vindhya Range. Although numerous rulers combated intense fights to win this fort, the Chandelas handled to manage it for a long time. Every Chandela king who ruled the fort left a mark through fine art work, sculptures and stone images. The fort is a grand and special structure with a number of doorways. A lot of iconic among them are the Alam Darwaza, Ganesha Darwaza, Chandi Darwaza, Hanuman Darwaza, Lal Darwaza, Bara Darwaza and Chauburji Darwaza. Drop back to the hotel. Overnight remain in Khajuraho.

    Highlights of the Day

    1. Kalinjar Fort
    2. Beni Sagar Dam
  • Khajuraho - Jhansi (By Train) - Varanasi (Overnight Train )

    Morning breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed for Khajuraho Railway station to board a train to Jhansi around 08:30 AM. On reaching Jhansi, transfer to the hotel finish the check in procedures. Evening is complimentary at Leisure. Later drop at Jhansi railway station to board a train to Varanasi around 17:00. Over night journey in Train.

    Note:- There is no direct rail connection from Khajuraho to Varanasi.

    Flight fare for Khajuraho to Varanasi is approx 25000 INR per Adult (which is a costly option to be considered).

    The Rail connectivity chosen above is perfect. Rail connection from Khajuraho to Jhansi exists from where we can board train to Varanasi.

  • Varanasi Arrival

    On reaching Varanasi railway station transfer to the Hotel. Complete the check in formalities later on visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple - Its one of the most popular Hindu temples devoted to Lord Shiva. Kaal Bhairav Mandir is one of the oldest Shiva temples in Varanasi, India. Located in Bharonath, Vishweshwarganj, this temple has excellent historic and cultural importance in Hinduism; particularly amongst the locals. Annapurna Temple-- It is one of the most popular temples in the holy city of Varanasi. Ramnagar Museum is also referred to as Banaras Vidya Mandir. It is positioned within Ramnagar Fort complex. Handicrafts and other collections of medieval period coming from the King and the royal family are displayed which include arms and armors, elephant saddles, ornate palanquins. At night you will delight in seeing the Aarti ceremony at Dasashwamedh Ghat. Hang back to hotel. Overnight remain in Varanasi.

    Highlights of the Day

    1. Kashi Vishwanath Temple
    2. Kaal Bhairav Mandir
    3. Annapurna Temple
    4. Banaras Vidya Mandir
    5. Dasashwamedh Ghat.

     

     
     
  • Varanasi sightseeing- depart for Delhi (Overnight Journey by Train )

    On reaching Varanasi train station transfer to the Hotel. Total the check in formalities later on visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple - Its one of the most popular Hindu temples devoted to Lord Shiva. Kaal Bhairav Mandir is among the oldest Shiva temples in Varanasi, India. Located in Bharonath, Vishweshwarganj, this temple has excellent historic and cultural value in Hinduism; especially amongst the locals. Annapurna Temple-- It is one of the most popular temples in the holy city of Varanasi. Ramnagar Museum is also described as Banaras Vidya Mandir. It is placed within Ramnagar Fort complex. Handicrafts and other collections of medieval duration originating from the King and the royal household are shown that include arms and armors, elephant saddles, ornate palanquins. In the evening you will delight in seeing the Aarti ceremony at Dasashwamedh Ghat. Hang back to hotel. Over night remain in Varanasi.

  • Delhi depart

    On reaching New Delhi, board a flight to fly back with the everlasting memories of India.

    TOUR ENDS!


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Inclusions

What's Included

  • Pick and drop from Delhi airport.
  • Pick up from Jhansi railway station and drop at Khajuraho railway station.
  • Pick up and drop from Jhansi railway station.
  • Pick and drop from Varanasi railway station.
  • Cost of Train Ticket covering:-
  • Agra-Jhansi; Khajuraho-Jhansi; Jhansi- Varanasi; Varanasi- Delhi.
  • Intercity transfers from Delhi– Jaipur – Bharatpur- Agra.
  • Intercity transfers from Jhansi-Orccha- Khajuraho.
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Delhi with 02 breakfasts.
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Jaipur with 02 breakfasts.
  • 1 Nights accommodation in Bharatpur with 01 breakfast.
  • 1 Nights accommodation in Agra with 01 breakfast.
  • 1 Night accommodation in Orchha with 01 breakfast.
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Khajuraho with 02 breakfasts.
  • 01 Evening stay at Jhansi.
  • 1 Night accommodation in Varanasi with 01 breakfast.
  • Local sightseeing at Delhi, Jaipur, Bharatpur, Agra, Orccha, Khajuraho and Varanasi as per the itinerary above.
  • One way Elephant ride in Jaipur Amber fort.
  • Tonga ride from Taj Mahal to Agra fort for 15 Minutes in Agra.
  • Boat ride in Varanasi.
  • Evening Aarti in Varanasi.
  • Toll Taxes, state permits, fuel charges and driver’s daily allowance.
  • All sightseeing and transfers by an air condition Sedan**
  • All applicable hotel taxes and government service taxes as of today.
  • **Sedan vehicle : Swift Dzire / Toyota Etios -Subject to availability.

What's Excluded

  • Air throughout the tour itinerary.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, porter-age etc
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees, parking, Guide, video camera permits during sightseeing.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client directly).
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any other feature which is not mentioned in the "Cost includes" column.