Golden Triangle with Khajuraho & Varanasi Itinerary
Day 01: Delhi IGI airport by flight
Upon arrival at IGI airport, you will be received by Colourful Indian Holidays representative & transferred to hotel. Relax & overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast sightseeing of Delhi visit Qutub Minar: It is world’s tallest minaret. It’s hight is 72.5 meters (237.8 ft).Construction commenced in 1193 under the orders of India’s first Muslim ruler Qutb-ud-din Aibakan. Humayun Tomb: Memorial mughal emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The Complex is World Heritage Site. Lotus Temple: The Bahá’í House of Worship in Delhi, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape. Raj Gath: Cremation site of Mahatma Ghandi, Chandni Chowk: One of the main market of Old Delhi & India Gate. And drive past parliament house and President house. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Delhi / Jaipur drive (250 Km/ 5 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel and later drive to Jaipur, check into hotel for 02 nights stay. Day at leisure or free for explore the walled city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur
After breakfast excursion to Amber Fort: Amber Fort is situated in Amber, the ancient capital of the Kachhwaha Rajputs on a hillside overlooking Maotha lake. A beautiful complex of palaces, halls, stairways, pillared pavilions, and temples built by Maharaja Man Singh I & enjoy Elephant ride bottom to top of the hill. Afternoon city tour visit City Palace: The main palace is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal art and architecture, Jantar Mantar: The Jantar Mantar is a re-phrasal of the Sanskrit word yantra mantra which mean instruments and formulae & Hawa Mahal: This five-story, pyramid-shaped structure endorse 953 small peepholes, each with tiny lattice worked (jali) pink windows and arched roofs with hanging cornices. Rest of the day free for shopping & individual activities. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur / Agra drive Via Abhaneri
Breakfast at hotel and drive to Agra, enroute you will also explore the very beautiful Abhaneri, – a small rustic village home to the deepest and largest step wells (also known as tank gardens) around India. Later continue drive to Agra for 01 night stay. Afternoon visit Agra Fort: Built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, is a master piece of design with beautiful mosques and palaces. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Agra / Khauraho by Train
Taj visit by sunrise Taj Mahal (closed on Friday): Taj Mahal built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the final resting place for his favourite Queen. Later back to hotel for breakfast. At 1030 AM transfer to Railway station to board train for Khajuraho. Train Departs around 11 AM. On arrival at Khajuraho around 7 PM representative of Colourful Indian Holidays would be waiting for you. He would transfer you to your pre booked hotel for 1 Night stay.
Day 07 : Khajuraho / Varanasi by Flight
After breakfast visit the Khajuraho temples. Overnight at hotel. Khajuraho: It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India and has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples in India. The temples are famous for their erotic sculptures, as well as depiction of life in all its forms. Afternoon transfer to airport for flight to Varanasi, check-in into hotel for 02 nights stay. Varanasi, also commonly known as Banaras and Kashi is a city situated on the banks of the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, regarded as holy by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and probably the oldest of India. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Varanasi
Early morning enjoy the boat ride on river ganges. Later back to hotel for breakfast and later tour of Ancient city Ghats, temples & streets bazaars. Afternoon visit Sarnath: where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma and also where the original Sangha was formed. Consequently, it is one of the 4 main Buddhist pilgrimage destinations. Evening attend the prayer ceremony at the Ghats. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 : Varanasi / Delhi by flight
After breakfast transfer to Varanasi airport for flight to Delhi, upon arrival departure transfer to International airport for flight back to home.
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