Golden Triangle is the highway connecting Jaipur, Delhi and Agra. This highway offers scenic beauty and covers many other places besides connecting these three major cities. This Golden Triangle tour is the most demanded tourism itinerary. This tourism package usually covers just one or two of the major cities and along with it a third town such as Varanasi, Khajuraho, Udaipur, etc. In this itinerary, you will read about the day-by-day sequence of the Golden Triangle trip with Khajuraho and Varanasi.
Destinations Covered: Varanasi, Khajuraho, Udaipur, Delhi, Jaipur, Agra
It has no activities except your arrival at the airport in Delhi and travel to the hotel. Delhi is the capital of India that reflects the changing facets of the contemporary Indian heritage, where ancient buildings fight for a space in between colonial buildings and modern architecture and offer a wonderful sight to any viewer. Delhi is divided into Old Delhi and New Delhi.
This day is full of sightseeing in Delhi. After breakfast, the journey starts. The part of Delhi that you will see first is New Delhi and its heritage monuments. A drive past the Rahstrapathi Bhavan and the Parliament kick starts your day 02. There is a small halt at India Gate and then you proceed towards Humayun’s tomb, then the Qutub Minar, the Lotus Temple, the National Arts Gallery, and the Museum. Then, you break for lunch. After lunch, the exploration of Old Delhi starts with the visit to Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial and then to the wondrous Red Fort. Day 02 ends with the visit of Jama Masjid and Chandini Chowk.
It starts with the travel to Jaipur from Delhi soon after breakfast. The drive is over a distance of 250kms and normally takes five hours. During this drive, you can catch a glimpse of the beauty of Indian villages. The rest of the day is for leisure where you can enjoy evening walks past the lively roads of the Pink City.
It is full of sightseeing of Jaipur. After breakfast, you will first visit the Amber Fort that is located at a distance of 11kms from Jaipur. The elephant ride at the top of the handsome fort leaves ever-lasting impressions in you. The panoramic view of the city from the fort mesmerizes you. Then you will visit the Jal Mahal that has a beautiful lake on whose banks you will enjoy an exhilarating on the back of a camel. The scenic environ leaves you awestruck. Then, after lunch, you go into the city and you explore the city palace and its museum. Then you visit the Hawa Mahal, and the Jantar Mantar. Dinner is at Choki Dhani, a Rajasthani ethnic restaurant.
It involves packing to Agra that is again another 250kms. During this drive, you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri. This is a world heritage site. Then, late in the afternoon, you will visit the Agra Fort and It-mad Daula’s Tomb.
It is one the busiest days of this trip where you will go from Agra to Jhansi by train and then drive to Khajuraho. At dawn, you will behold the unbeatable beauty of the Taj Mahal. Then you will begin your trip to Khajuraho. You will visit Orchha Temples during your trip from Jhansi to Khajuraho. Khajuraho is located in Madhya Pradesh, well known for its medieval temples.
It involves half a day of sightseeing in Khajuraho and then a flight journey to Varanasi. First, you will visit the great Kandariya Mahadev Temple built in honor of Shiva. At last, you visit the Jain temples before catching your flight to Varanasi. Varanasi is a Hindu pilgrimage abode that is located on the banks of the sacred Ganges. All the temples here are located on its banks that add to its beauty. In the evening, you visit the Ghats.
It involves sightseeing of Varanasi where you will go on a boat cruise, an excursion to Sarnath, then the Benaras Hindu University and Aurangazeb’s Mosque.
It is the day you bid farewell to Varanasi and fly to Delhi and ending your tour by taking your homebound flight.