Taj Mahal Tour with Varanasi
Varanasi is one of the oldest surviving cities in the world. Though it is purely a city of Hinduism, yet it has a cosmopolitan nature. This Taj Mahal with Varanasi tour awaits with lots of unique experiences. Embark on this tour and explore the Taj Mahal in Agra, pink city in Rajasthan and Varanasi, the eternal city.
Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days
Destination: Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Delhi
Day 1: Arrival at Delhi
Take your flight to Delhi. On arrival meet our tour representative and transfer to the hotel. Take rest till evening. Then explore the flamboyant parts of New Delhi. You can today visit the India Gate, the war memorial arch stands majestically in the royal parts of New Delhi. We would take pleasure to serve you a sumptuous dinner at a lavish restaurant. After dinner, stay overnight.
Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast tour the monuments of New Delhi covering your visit to the Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Parliament House, India Gate and Lotus Temple. Explore the shopping hubs of Delhi. After lunch visit Old Delhi which houses Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Chandi Chowk market. You can cheer up your evening enjoying the light and sound show at Red Fort. Have dinner.
Day 3: Delhi- Jaipur (265kms/ 5Hr)
On the third day of Taj Mahal tour with Jaipur & Varanasi check out the Delhi hotel and drive to Jaipur. This is the colorful capital city of Rajasthan which houses forts, temples, bazaars, and havelis. On arrival at Jaipur you will be accommodated at a hotel. Take your own time till evening. Then you will be taken to an ethnic resort located on the outskirts of the city at a cool ambience enliven by dance and music. Enjoy Rajasthani dance and have a sumptuous dinner.
Day 4: Jaipur
You can feel the charm of pink city while you stay there virtually. Today set out your full day Jaipur sightseeing tour. This city has a unique charm that fascinated the travelers. Besides its royal buildings it has colorful bazaars full of life. First visit the Amber Fort located on the outskirts of the city. Post lunch tour the majestic city palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal and the bazaars. Go on a shopping spree. Then a lavish dinner would be served to you.
Day 5: Jaipur-Agra (240kms/ 5Hr)
Your Taj Mahal tour would take you to the Agra city. On the way drive, explore Fatehpur Sikri, once the Mughal capital during the rule of Akbar. This deserted capital has enchanting buildings of the Mughal capital. Then continue your drive to Agra and on reaching take the hotel. Today visit the Itmad-Ud-Daulah tomb known as Baby Taj for its inlay designs. Visit the local markets of Agra known for handicrafts and leather products. You can also purchase pure marble made Taj Mahal to keep as a memorabilia of your Agra tour.
Day 6: Agra- Varanasi (By Train)
Till evening you have enough time to explore the attractions of Agra. In the sunrise time visit Taj Mahal to enjoy its morning beauty. The color of Taj changes when the sunrise falls on it. Explore the structural beauty as well exquisite interiors of Taj Mahal. Then tour the majestic Agra Fort, the massive building constructed by the Mughal emperors. Visit its interior palaces and gardens. Agra Fort is also considered as one of the architectural marvels of Mughals. In the evening board your train at Agra railway station to the next destination, Varanasi.
Day 7: Varanasi Arrival
In the early morning you would arrive at Varanasi. Transfer to the hotel.
If you want to experience the spiritual side of India, Varanasi visit is not to be missed. This is claimed as one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. It has been serving as a Hindu religious and learning centre for ages. It is located on the bank of the Holy River Ganga that has a special place in Indian myths.
Later evening visit the temples in Varanasi city. Watch the evening aarti in any Ghat. You see here lots of people gathering for evening puja. Then enjoy a rickshaw ride to explore the unique charm of this city. After dinner, stay overnight.
Day 8: Varanasi
In the morning have a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel. Then a guided tour throughout the city. Enjoy a boat cruise on the River Ganga to watch the morning activities. It is believed that a dip in the water of Ganga washes away sins. So, thousands of domestic and international tourists throng the Ghats of Varanasi.
Then plan an excursion trip to Sarnath. It is a Buddhist pilgrimage centre. Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon at Sarnath. Visit the Buddhist temples. Late in the afternoon return back to the Varanasi hotel.
Day 9: Varanasi- Delhi (By Train/ Air)
Take your flight or train to Varanasi. On arrival transfer to the hotel by our tour representative.