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Classic North India - Golden Triangle with Khajuraho & Varanasi (4* hotels)

Classic North India - Golden Triangle with Khajuraho & Varanasi (4* hotels)

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Classic North India - Golden Triangle with Khajuraho & Varanasi (4* hotels)

10 Days Starting in Delhi, India and ending in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Visiting: Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Abhaneri, Fatehpur Sikri, Khajuraho, Orchha, Varanasi

Tour code:

MTA018

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Group size:

1 - 8

Physical rating:

Low, Easy

Age range:

1-90

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans, Meat, Kosher, Jain, Halal, Gluten Free

Tour operated in:

English , French , German , Spanish

Trip Styles:

Small Group

Activities:

Sightseeing

Private Available:

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Tour Overview

Experience the magic of North India and Varanasi on an adventurous journey. Marvel at Mughal splendors, explore the 'Pink City' of Jaipur, immerse in the sacred atmosphere of Varanasi, and admire the captivating sculptures at Khajuraho. From lavish palaces to vibrant bazaars, this tour is packed with highlights and hidden gems that will leave you enchanted. Discover the captivating allure of India.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the alleys of Old Delhi with a memorable rickshaw ride.

  • Discover the majestic Amer Fort in Jaipur.

  • Experience the charm of the Pink City and its vibrant atmosphere.

  • Marvel at the iconic Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world.

  • Explore the ghost walled fort of Fatehpur Sikri.

  • Witness the spirituality and beliefs of Varanasi, on the banks of the Holy River Ganga.

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrival In Delhi & Sight Seeing

Location: Delhi

Accommodation: Hotel, Hotels, Resorts

Accommodation Name: Jaypee Sidhartha / Radisson Dwarka / Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

Upon your arrival in Delhi, our MTA representative will be waiting for you outside Gate Number 4, holding a name placard. Begin your day by exploring Old Delhi, also known as Shahjahanabad. Visit the renowned Jama Masjid, the largest Friday mosque in India, followed by a delightful ride on a pedal rickshaw through the bustling narrow alleys of Chandni Chowk Market. Continue to Rajghat, the memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. In the afternoon, explore the colonial monuments of Delhi, driving through Rajpath to admire the Parliament House, the President's House, and India Gate. Conclude the day with a visit to the magnificent Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Proceed to your hotel for check-in and enjoy an overnight stay in Delhi.

Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide
Highlights: Old Delhi, Rickshaw Ride, Colonial Delhi, QutubMinar, Jama Masjid

Please Note : Hotel checkin would be after the sightseeing.

Day 2 : Delhi - Jaipur ( 280 Km – 5:30 Hrs Approx)

Location: Jaipur

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Royal Orchid / Sarovar Premier / Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

After enjoying breakfast, embark on a drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival, explore the Galta Ji Temple, famously known as the Monkey Temple. This vibrant temple complex features natural water tanks called "kunds," including the renowned Galta Kund. These sacred water sources are believed to possess healing properties, and devotees often take ritualistic dips. The temple is also home to a thriving population of sacred monkeys, which visitors can observe and feed for good luck. Continue your journey with a visit to the magnificent Birla Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi. Built entirely in white marble, this architectural marvel showcases intricate carvings depicting Hindu epics and mythological figures. The temple's exquisite marble work and ornamental designs add to its allure. Check-in at the hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Jaipur.

Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide
Highlights : Galta Temple, Birla Temple

Day 3 : Jaipur

Location: Jaipur

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Royal Orchid / Sarovar Premier Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast


Embark on a morning excursion to Amber and witness the splendid Rajput architecture of the Fort of Man Singh. Perched atop a hill, this fort was once the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Enroute, capture memorable photos at Hawa Mahal.

Later, delve into the grandeur of the City Palace, a complex of princely buildings including the Maharaja's private apartments. Its museum showcases a unique collection of carpets and miniatures. Adjacent to the palace, discover the seventeenth-century marvel of the Astronomical Observatory of Jai Singh. This observatory houses sophisticated tools for celestial calculations, including eclipses and star positions. Don't miss the 27-meter high sundial at the center, offering time precision of up to 2 seconds.

Take the opportunity to explore the local handicrafts, as Jaipur is renowned for its textiles and gemstones. Finally, return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide
Highlights : Amer Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar.

Day 4 : Jaipur - Abhaneri - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (260 Km – 5 Hrs Approx)

Location: Agra, Abhaneri, Fatehpur Sikri

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Radisson / Crystal Sarovar / Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

Embark on a scenic drive to Agra with a captivating stop at Abhaneri, a village renowned for its historical and architectural treasures. Explore the remarkable Chand Baori stepwell, boasting 3,500 symmetrical steps and intricate carvings. Admire the grandeur of the Harshat Mata Temple.

Continue your journey to the Ghost City of Fatehpur Sikri, a mesmerizing red sandstone citadel built by Emperor Akbar and abandoned after twelve years. Experience the medieval charm that still lingers within its walls. Finally, arrive in Agra, check in to your accommodation, and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.

Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide.
Highlights: Abhaneri, Fatehpur Sikri

Please Note: At Abhaneri there are not too many Guides, so the sightseeing might not be Possible with a guide.

Day 5 : Agra

Location: Agra

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Radisson / Crystal Sarovar / Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

After a delightful breakfast, embark on a visit to the magnificent Taj Mahal, an awe-inspiring testament to Mughal architecture. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a symbol of eternal love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, this white marble marvel showcases intricate carvings and exquisite semi-precious stone work. Admire the fusion of Persian, Islamic, and Indian influences that make it one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Next, proceed to Agra Fort, a regal complex of palaces and gardens situated on the riverbank. Originally constructed by Akbar and later enhanced by successive rulers, this fort encapsulates the grandeur of the Mughal era. Explore its fascinating history and architectural splendors.

Conclude the day by returning to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide
Highlights : Tajmahal And Agra Fort.

Day 6 : Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho (Train For Jhansi, And Then Car For 150 Km – 3 Hrs Approx)

Location: Khajuraho, Orchha

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: A S Hotel / Ramada / Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

Indulge in a delicious breakfast at your hotel before heading to the railway station for your train journey to Jhansi. Upon arrival, our representative will be there to greet you and assist you to the awaiting vehicle. Meet your driver and embark on a scenic drive to Orchha, a captivating town nestled on the banks of the Betwa River.

Founded by Maharaja Rudra Pratap Singh in the 16th century, Orchha served as the capital of the Orchha kingdom under the Bundela dynasty. This historical city thrived as a hub of art, culture, and power during that era. Marvel at the magnificent palaces, temples, and forts that exhibit a fusion of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles.

Upon reaching Orchha, visit the renowned Jahangir Palace and the iconic Chattris (cenotaphs) that adorn the landscape. If you desire, you can enjoy a delectable lunch at a restaurant near the royal palace. Afterward, continue your journey to Khajuraho, a distance of 175 kilometers that takes approximately 3 hours. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.

Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Train
Highlights: Jahangir Mahal, Orchha Mahal, Rural India

Day 7 : Khajuraho

Location: Khajuraho

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: A S Hotel / Ramada / Chandela / Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

Enjoy a delightful breakfast at your hotel before embarking on a fascinating journey to explore the magnificent temples of Khajuraho, which were constructed during the Chandela dynasty between the 9th and 11th centuries. These temples were devoted to revered Hindu deities such as Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, and various aspects of the divine feminine.

The Khajuraho temples are renowned for their awe-inspiring architecture and intricate stone carvings. They beautifully blend elements of Nagara-style and Dravidian-style architecture. Adorned with sculptures depicting gods, goddesses, celestial beings, mythical creatures, animals, and scenes from everyday life, these temples are a true testament to the artistic and cultural brilliance of the time.

Notably, the Khajuraho temples feature unique and iconic erotic sculptures. These intricately carved depictions portray various aspects of human life, including expressions of love and intimacy. These sculptures are symbolic representations of the union between the physical and spiritual realms, celebrating human desires and sensuality.

Begin your exploration by visiting the western temples, which are dedicated to Hindu deities and known for their distinctive architectural style and erotic sculptures. Originally, there were 84 temples, each representing one of the 84 Kamasutra postures. However, over time, many were destroyed, and today only 33 temples remain, preserving the rich heritage of this captivating place.

After exploring the western temples, proceed to the eastern area, dedicated to Jain Tirthankaras and the Jain religion. Discover the serene beauty and spiritual significance of these Jain temples.

The afternoon presents an exciting opportunity to embark on a thrilling jungle safari within the mesmerizing Panna National Park.


Inclusions : Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide
Highlights : Erotic Sculptures at Khajuraho Temples, Panna Jungle Safari

Day 8 : Khajuraho - Varanasi (400 Kms- 8 Hours Approx)

Location: Varanasi

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Madin / Ramada / Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

Following breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Varanasi. Upon arrival, proceed to check in at your hotel. In the evening, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Varanasi by taking a delightful rickshaw ride or a leisurely stroll along the revered ghats that line the sacred Ganges. Experience the captivating Maha-arti, an enchanting evening prayer ceremony that unfolds as a luminous festival of lights on the riverbanks. During this auspicious ceremony, Brahmins offer sacred songs and music, extending heartfelt greetings to the sacred Ganges and expressing gratitude to the divine gods.

Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide
Highlights: Evening Arti ceremony at Varanasi

Day 9 : Varanasi

Location: Varanasi

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Madin / Ramada / Similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

Rise early before dawn and embark on a serene boat ride along the sacred Ganges, where you can witness devout worshippers immersing themselves in the holy river to cleanse their sins. Afterward, partake in a fascinating walking tour of the old city, including a visit to the renowned Kashi Vishwanath Temple corridor. Return to the hotel for a satisfying breakfast. Following that, embark on an enriching excursion to Sarnath, the revered site where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. This momentous event, known as the "Dharmachakra Pravartan," marked the inception of the Buddhist Sangha, the community of followers. Sarnath holds immense significance as one of the four holiest sites in Buddhism. As part of the visit, explore a Silk Weaving Center to witness the intricate craftsmanship of Varanasi's famous Silk Brocades, and you may even indulge in some shopping opportunities.

Inclusions : Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide
Highlights : Morning boat ride at Varanasi, Sarnath

Day 10 : Varanasi Departure

Location: Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport

Accommodation Name: No Accomodation

Meals Included: Breakfast

Rise before the break of dawn to witness the mesmerising Subah-e-Benaras ceremony at Assi Ghat. Afterwards, embark on a captivating walking tour along the ghats of Varanasi, where you can immerse yourself in the daily rituals, activities, and vibrant life of the people and pilgrims along the sacred Ganges. Return to the hotel and savor a delicious breakfast. Complete the check-out process and proceed to the Varanasi Airport for your departure. This marks the conclusion of our services.

Inclusions : Breakfast, Transport
Please Note : Please note that you will be dropped at the airport or any other location of your choice. Please plan accordingly your onward journey.

End of Our Services

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    4 Star Standard Category Hotels

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

    Airport Pickup at Delhi and airport drop at Varanasi

  • Fully Guided

    We will provide the city tour guides in each city. For more then 6 people travelling together, an accompanying tour guide will be provided.

  • Meals

    Breakfasts are the part of tour.

  • Transport

    all of Our Vehicles are Brand New and in Best Conditions. All of Our Drivers are duly Scrutinised and Safe and are well aware of Roads. and Its Completely Safe to Travel with them even Alone. Transportation by air-conditioned private vehicle with local language speaking Chaeuffer. We Provide Transport as per the Following For 2 Pax - Toyota Etios/Similar For 3-4 Pax - Maruti Ertiga/Innova/Similar. For 5-8 Pax - Tempo Traveller.

  • Other Inclusions

    Two bottles of water per day. Local assistance. All taxes, parking, tolls and driver expenses. Travel Kit (travel documents, mask, hand sanitizer).

What's Not Included

  • Additional Services

    Any additional service or visit apart from the tour Itinerary and inclusions

  • Insurance

    Insurance is not included.

    Please get information regarding the insurance need prior to travel.

  • International Travel

    International and domestic flights

  • Optional

    Entrance fee to monuments and the activities as mentioned in the itinerary.

    Tips, personal expenses & additional visits or extra use of vehicles.

Optional Extras

  • Jaipur – 2

    Jaipur – 2, Jaipur By Night Safari in Jeep. A Unique Experience in pink city USD 40 Per Person

  • Agra – 5

    Agra – 5, Yoga in the shadow of Tajmahal USD 45 Per Person

  • Agra – 3

    Agra – 3, Old City Walking Tour followed by high tea in a terrace near to Tajmahal USD 55 Per Person

  • Delhi – 1

    Delhi – 1, Excursion to visit Akshardham Temple and its light and sound show USD 30 Per Person

  • Agra – 1

    Agra – 1, Visit a Brahmin Family House and take consultation on Indian Astrology, Show your horoscope and take a printed version of Horoscope USD 55 Per Person

  • Varanasi – 1

    Varanasi – 1, Yoga session at Ghat - USD 67 Per Person

  • Agra – 6

    Agra – 6, 1 Hr Ayurvedic Full Body Massage USD 65 Per person

  • Agra – 2

    Agra – 2, Cooking class with family (Vegeterian) and have dinner together USD 35 Per Person

  • Jaipur – 1

    Jaipur – 1, Spend time and have Dinner With Local Family USD 25 Per Person

  • Khajuraho – 2

    Khajuraho – 2, Dance Show in Kandariya USD 20 Per Person

  • Khajuraho – 1

    Khajuraho – 1, Light and Sound Show in Temple Complex USD 12 Per Person

  • Jaipur – 3

    Jaipur – 3, Visit the Elephant Village near Jaipur followed by Lunch USD 94 Per Person

  • Agra – 4

    Agra – 4, Evening Mohabbat - The Taj show at Kalakriti, story of shahjahan & Mumtaj with Dance USD 45 Per Person

  • Varanasi – 2

    Varanasi – 2, Sitar Music at the House of Sitar Musician Family USD 90 Per Person

Mode of Transport

We Provide Transport as per the Following

For 2 Pax - Toyota Etios/Similar

For 3-4 Pax - Maruti Ertiga/Innova/Similar.

For 5-8 Pax - Tempo Traveller.

Accommodation

4 Star Standard Hotels

Check out our Q&As

  • What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

    3* Standard Hotels

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    For more then 6 people travelling together, an accompanying tour escort will be provided.

  • Are flights included in this tour?

    No

  • Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

    No

  • Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

    Yes

  • Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    No

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    No

  • What currencies are required for this tour?

    Indian Rupee

  • What is the tipping policy?

    Tipping is customary but not mandatory.

  • Are vaccinations required for this tour?

    No

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    Yes

  • Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

    Yes

  • Company Instant Book

    Yes

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    Yes

  • What is the maximum group size?

    8

  • Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    Yes

  • Do you require a visa for this holiday?

    Depends on your country of origin.

  • What happens if a group doesn’t make its minimum required number of passengers?

    Tour is guaranteed even with a single traveler.

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Normal

  • Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

    Yes

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

Reviews from travellers on this tour

Sabrina Damberger  

Mr. Mukesh und Mr. Khan

16-Mar-2023

Habe mich als Alleinreisende sehr gut aufgehoben und stets willkommen gefühlt. Kann diese Tour nur weiter empfehlen, es sind die tollsten Highlights zu sehen. Die Guides wissen wovon sie sprechen durch ihre meist jahrelange Erfahrung. Die beiden Fahrer, Mr. Mukesh und Mr. Khan, beherrschen den indischen Fahrstil einwandfrei. Ich konnte fantastische Tage in Indien verbringen, großes Lob und vielen Dank!!

Tommaso  

Amazing experiences

26-Jun-2023

This was one of the best experiences I've ever had. Our tour was perfectly organized in every detail. In one word…perfect!!! Thanks so much for everything to the guys at My Tour Advisor, for their availability and friendship. We will be back soon :)

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