Varanasi or Kashi, formerly known as Banaras, is one of the oldest Hindu cities located by the sacred River Ganges in Uttar Pradesh. According to the legends, Varanasi is said to have been founded by the God himself Lord Shiva in several thousand years ago. The city has got its name from two sacred rivers Varuna and Assi. Apart from being just called a sacred Hindu city, Varanasi is renowned for its Silk Sarees and Brassware all over the world.
The lives of people of Varanasi revolve around the river Ganges and its Ghats. People from all walks of life visit the holy river Ganges for performing various Hindu rituals on a daily basis. Ghats of Varanasi are very vibrant and lively in terms of daily activities related to Hindu rituals and customs, which can be seen on the Ghats every day. By combining Varanasi with India's historically significant cities like Delhi, Jaipur and Agra form an incredible tourist circuit. Please go through the details for Delhi, Jaipur, Agra and Varanasi tour.
Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi
DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival in Delhi Airport, You are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel. After freshn up, sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi including the visits of Red fort, Jama Mosque, Qutub Tower, India Gate, Lotus temple, President House etc. later come back to hotel for overnight stay. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 02 : DELHI - JAIPUR
Today drive to Jaipur,On arrival check into your pre - booked hotel.Later go for city tour of Jaipur. It is popularly known as “Pink City ” of Rajasthan. Jaipur is also the capital of Rajasthan. After roaming around market and come back to hotel for relax. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03 : JAIPUR
Today full day city tour of Jaipur. Amber Fort is one of the major attractions Pink city. Located on the hills outside Jaipur, Amber Fort is a magnificent place one must not miss to visit. Raja Man Singh began building the fort in 1600 AD and what stand today with magnificent glory are the complex of palaces, halls pavilions gardens and temples built by Raja Man Singh, Mirja Raja Jai Singh and Sawai Jai Singh over a period of one hundred and twenty five years. Built in red sandstone and white marble, the structure is a blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture.Later visit Nahargarh Fort, Wind Place observatory etc.Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 04 : JAIPUR - AGRA (Via Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary)
After breakfast drive towards Agra. Enroute visiting Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.On arrival in Agra.checkin to your pre - booked hotel.Overnight at Hotel
DAY 05 : AGRA
Full day city tour of Agra. Today visit “Taj Mahal” one of the seven wonders of the world.The Mausoleum was buit by sorrowing emperor ShahJahan in the memory of his beloved young wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is an ultimate Monument of love. Taj mahal is Renowned for its architectural magnificence and aesthetic beauty, it counts among man's proudest creations and is invariably called one of the wonders of the world.Later proceed to see magnificent Agra Fort.Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 06 : AGRA - VARANASI BY OVERNIGHT TRAIN DEPART AT 21.20 HRS
After breakfast half day city tour. Explore the city by your own and evening drop at the Train station to board train for Varanasi.Overnight in the train.
DAY 07 : ARRIVE VARANASI AT 10:30 HRS
Arrive Varanasi in the morning. On arrival, you are met and transferred to your pre - booked hotel. Go out for city tour of Varanasi and Get a glimpse of the spiritualism at the Ganges Ghats (river front) and also visit some temples on the Ghats. Taking boat ride on the river is spectacular moments of your life to see the life and death together at Ganga Ghat. You can also visit Sarnath ,the Buddhist temple close to Varanasi. Where lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Varanasi.
DAY 08 : VARANASI – DELHI DEP 15.35 HRS ARR 16.55 HRS
Early morning boat ride on river Ganges and later back to hotel for breakfast.Afternoon transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. Upon arrival , you are transferred to internation terminal to catch flight for back home.