Golden Triangle Tour With Varanasi | 9 Days/8 Nights | Let’s Go India Tours
Embark on an enchanting 9-day journey through India’s Golden Triangle and the sacred city of Varanasi with Let’s Go India Tours. This meticulously crafted tour takes you to Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, and Varanasi, where you’ll witness the cultural marvels and architectural wonders of these iconic destinations. Explore the bustling markets, magnificent forts, and the world-famous Taj Mahal. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of Varanasi as you witness sacred rituals along the banks of the Ganges River. With comfortable transportation and optional hotel arrangements, Let’s Go India Tours ensures a seamless and unforgettable experience. Book your Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi today and embark on a journey of a lifetime.
Destinations Covered: Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Varanasi – Delhi – 9 Days/8 Nights.
DAY 01: Arrival in Delhi:
Welcoming You to the Heart of India Upon your arrival at the airport, our driver will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Take this opportunity to settle in and enjoy a restful night’s sleep.
DAY 02: Delhi to Jaipur:
Embark on a Captivating Journey After breakfast at your Delhi hotel, our English-speaking driver will meet you at 8 am. Prepare for an enchanting drive to Jaipur, located 300 km from Delhi. Upon reaching Jaipur around 3 pm, check-in at your hotel. Take a brief rest before embarking on a half-day city tour, where you’ll explore the magnificent City Palace, as well as the famous Johari and Bapu Bazaars renowned for their jewelry, carpets, and clothing. Spend 2 to 3 hours indulging in the vibrant atmosphere. In the evening, treat yourself to a movie at Rajmandir Cinema, showcasing screenings from 9 pm to midnight. Afterward, our driver will transport you back to the hotel.
DAY 03: Full Day Jaipur City Tour:
Unveiling Majestic Forts and Palaces Following breakfast, your driver will meet you at the hotel. Begin your day with a visit to the Amber Fort, where you can enjoy a thrilling elephant ride. The fort offers breathtaking views and a glimpse into history. Next, explore the Jaigarh and Nahargarh Forts, followed by a visit to the Observatory. After a fulfilling lunch, continue your journey to the Wind Palace, Birla Temple, and Hawa Mahal. After an eventful day, relish a delicious dinner at one of Jaipur’s fine restaurants, such as Indiana, Niros, or Natraj. Our driver will ensure your safe return to the hotel.
DAY 04: Jaipur to Agra (Via Fatehpur Sikri Fort):
A Voyage to Majestic Mughal Heritage After breakfast at the hotel, your driver will meet you at 8 am to commence your journey to Agra. En route, pay a visit to Fatehpur Sikri Fort. This magnificent red sandstone city, once envisioned as the Mughal Empire’s capital, exudes architectural brilliance. Built by Emperor Akbar, it continues to inspire generations. After exploring Fatehpur Sikri, expect to arrive at your Agra hotel around 4 pm. In the evening, indulge in the famous Agra marble shops and bazaars.
DAY 05: Agra Full Day City Tour, then Train to Varanasi:
Discover the Epitome of Love Rise early at 5:45 am, as your driver awaits you for an extraordinary experience at sunrise—the world-famous Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. Admission to the Taj Mahal costs RS 1300/person (not included in the tour cost). Spend 2 to 3 hours marveling at this architectural masterpiece. After a satisfying breakfast, explore Agra Fort and Itmad Ud Daulah, also known as the ‘Baby Taj.’ Following lunch around 2 pm, visit Sikandra Fort, the tomb of Akbar the Great, located just 9 km outside Agra. In the evening, your driver will drop you off at the Agra Railway Station, where you’ll board a train to Varanasi, arriving at approximately 7.00 am the next morning.
DAY 06: Arrival in Varanasi:
Immerse Yourself in the Spiritual Essence Upon arrival at Varanasi Railway Station at 7.00 am, our driver will greet you and transport you to your hotel. After a rejuvenating rest of one to two hours, embark on a captivating exploration of Varanasi’s local attractions. Discover the city center and visit some of the local temples, all within walking distance from your hotel. Embrace the essence of Varanasi on your own terms. Spend the night in Varanasi.
DAY 07: Full Day Varanasi City Tour:
Unveiling the Mystique In the early morning, around 6 am, your driver will meet you at the hotel. Take a short 10-minute drive to the Ganges Ghat, where a 2-hour boat ride on the sacred Ganges River awaits you. Afterward, visit various temples located nearby, including the Durga, Sankat Mochan, Mrityunjaya, Kal Bhairav, and the revered Kashi Vishwanath temple. This temple, housing Lord Shiva, holds immense significance in Hinduism. At your discretion, the driver will return you to the hotel, allowing you to relax for the rest of the evening.
DAY 08: Varanasi City Tour, then Flight to Delhi:
Bid Farewell to Varanasi Engage in a half-day city tour of Varanasi before your departure. Afterwards, our driver will drop you off at the airport, where you’ll catch your flight to Delhi. Arriving in Delhi around 5.00 pm, our driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel or directly to the airport if needed.
DAY 09: Full Day Delhi City Tour & Airport Drop-off:
Exploring the Capital After breakfast at 8 am, meet your driver for an exciting full-day tour of New Delhi and Old Delhi. Discover the iconic Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Rajghat (the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi), Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Parliament House, President’s House, Secretariat Building, Laxmi Narayan Temple, and the bustling Connaught Place. At around 7 pm, witness a mesmerizing light show at the famous Lotus Temple. Return to your hotel or proceed to the airport for your departure at 8 pm.
COST FOR THIS TRIP:
Choose Your Ideal Car and Driver Package:
- A/c Toyota Etios Car Or Swift Dzire Car + Driver = Rs. 36,000
- A/c Toyota Innova Crysta Car Or Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Car + Driver = Rs. 45,000
HOTEL BOOKING INFO:
Note: The hotel cost is not included in the tour package. However, we can assist in arranging accommodations for your convenience. With our expertise and strong relationships with hotel owners, we can secure reasonable rates for beautiful hotels throughout your trip. Choose from the following options:
- Legacy Upgraded Hotel – One double room per night, breakfast included. Price: Rs. 5,000
- Standard Budget Hotel – One double room per night, breakfast included. Price: Rs. 3,800
- Extra Bed Cost: Rs. 1000
Let us know your preference between the standard budget and legacy upgraded hotels. Specify whether you prefer to book your own hotel or allow us to arrange accommodations for the entire trip. For a better understanding of Indian hotels, please read our article at https://letsgoindiatours.com/indian-hotels/.
FOLLOWING SERVICES ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICES:
Our Prices Include:
- Meet and greet at the hotel
- On-call driver and the use of an AC car for 9 days
- Elephant ride at Jaipur (if available)
- All fuel, border taxes, parking fees, and road tolls
- Tax and driver’s food and accommodation
FOLLOWING SERVICES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICES:
Our Prices Do Not Include:
- Meals and entrance fees to attractions (unless specified)
- Entrance fees are subject to change and can range from a few rupees to US $10. The Taj Mahal’s current entrance fee is approximately US $20. Most entrance fees are under US $5. Please note that these fees are not guaranteed and can change.
- Driving times in parentheses are estimated and do not include lunch, tea breaks, photography, or bathroom stops.
We do not require any payment in advance of your arrival in India. We quote prices in Indian Rupees. You can pay in cash using Indian currency or your home currency (Euro, US dollars, Pound) based on the exchange rate for the day of payment in Delhi before departing with our car and driver.
If you’re wondering how much to tip your driver for his continual service during the 9-day trip, we recommend a typical tip of Rs. 700 to Rs. 1000 per day, paid directly to the driver at the end of your trip. However, tipping is at your discretion.
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
- Children below 5 years old can join for free.
- Although no strict dress code is enforced at tour sites, we advise dressing modestly, particularly at places of worship. Shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended.
- Please inform us of any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking.
- Expect moderate walking during the tour, so comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen are highly recommended.
- The Taj Mahal is closed every Friday, and Ranthambore National Park is closed from July 1st to September 30th each year. Elephant rides are unavailable during Navratri in Jaipur. Additionally, a holiday hotel surcharge is applied on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.
TRANSPORT FOR THIS TOUR:
- 01 to 03 People: Sedan cars – Indian make cars like Toyota Etios or Maruti Swift Dzire with one baggage each.
- 04 to 05 People: SUV cars – Toyota Innova Crysta Car or Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Car with one baggage each.
- 06 to 09 People: Tempo Traveller with 10 seats.
- 10 to 17 People: Small coaches with 18 seats.
Communication and Contact Info:
Pre-service communication is conducted via email. Complete contact instructions, including emergency numbers, will be provided for assistance during the trip. You can also call Ramesh Kumar on his mobile phone at +91 9958675122 or +91 9818386226 in case of any difficulties during the trip.
Customer Testimonials and TripAdvisor Review:
Read testimonials from our happy customers and our TripAdvisor Review to hear about their experiences.
Cars we use and their rates:
- Curious about the kind of cars we use? View our cars and rates.
- Our car rates include all fuel, road tolls, border taxes, and parking fees. For more information about hiring a dedicated car and driver and the associated costs, please visit our dedicated car and driver information page.
Insights on Indian Hotels:
If you’re curious about Indian hotels, we can provide you with a better idea of what to expect. Explore our Standard Hotels Gallery and read our article “What are Indian hotels like?” to gain insights into the truth about Indian accommodations.
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