Day 01Arrival at Delhi
As you arrive at Delhi airport our Central India Tours representative will escort you making way to a private car to take you to the hotel booked for a stay in Delhi. This Golden Triangle with Temple Tour in India includes a tour of the renowned Golden triangle cities, Delhi, Jaipur, Agra and to the temple towns of North India. A perfect introduction to the culturally thriving country this Golden Triangle with temple tour in India itinerary will take you to some of the best destinations for culture tour. Stay overnight at your hotel in Delhi.
At Delhi your day begins with a sumptuous meal in the morning which will be followed by a sightseeing tour of the city of diverse cultural ethnicity. Our guests will be driven first to the older part of the city known as Old Delhi which houses some monuments of Mughal fervour one of which is Red Fort, the majestic building of the fort is used to celebrate the annual Indian Independence Day function. Also, visit Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi who played the most pivotal role in struggle for Indian independence. Thereafter visit other attractions such as Jama Masjid and Chandini Chowk.
The trip to New Delhi includes a drive past Indian Parliament House built in Victorian style and to India Gate a martyr’s memorial. Also, visit Laxmi Narayan Temple, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb on your visit to New Delhi. Return to the hotel thereafter and take your good night’s sleep.
Day 03Delhi - Jaipur
Following your Golden Triangle Tour in India on this day our Central India Tours representative will drive you to Jaipur, the renowned Pink City of Rajasthan. The rest of the day will be free for relaxation or for enjoying leisure activities at the hotel. One can also opt to visit the white marble temple glistening in the evening hues known as Birla Temple. Also, for dinner one can opt to visit an ethnic village setting five star resort, Chokhi Dhani; here you can relish a traditional Rajasthani or even continental fare while live folk music and dance performances entertain you. Return to the hotel and rest for the night.
Your day at Jaipur will begin with a delectable meal which will be followed by a sightseeing tour of the city. First enjoy an elephant ride to the magnificent Amber Fort situated on a hillock outside the main city region of Jaipur. Later drive back to the city to visit its highlights and beginning your tour first with a visit to the magnificent City Palace housing the royal family and a splendid museum inside. Visit the royal observatory, Jantar Mantar followed by visit to Hawa Mahal- the Palace of Winds and then concluding with a trip to the effervescent bazaars of Jaipur to shop for traditional handicraft or silver jewellery. Return to your hotel for overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 05Jaipur - Agra
The breakfast in the hotel is served first followed by a drive to Agra the next extra- ordinary city of this Golden Triangle Tour. On arrival the rest of the day will be free for relaxation and guests can try some recreational activities in the hotel.
Your day at Agra will begin with an early morning trip to Taj Mahal, a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site famed for being an epitome of love. The rest of the day will bring an excursion to a splendid Agra Fort complex and to the Tomb of Itmad- Ud- Daula. Return to the hotel in the evening and rest here for the night.
Day 07Agra - Jhansi (By Train) - Khajuraho (By Road)
Post breakfast, early morning on this day guests will be driven to the railway station to board the train to Jhansi. On arrival at Jhansi railway station you will be welcomed by our Central India Tours representative who will then drive you to the temple town of Khajuraho. On arrival in Khajuraho check into the hotel booked previously by our tour operator in Varanasi. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Situated in central India, Khajuraho is the famed city of temples. On this day you will begin your temple tour in India by visiting the Eastern and Western Group of temples here. These temples are renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site and are adorned with exquisite erotic carvings outside and inside with fabulous architecture singing saga of magnificent craftsmanship during Chandela dynasty. Stay overnight at the hotel booked at Khajuraho.
Day 09Khajuraho - Varanasi
Post breakfast guests will be driven to the airport where our Central India Tours representative will avail you with all the arrangements for your comfortable flight to Varanasi. On arrival at Varanasi you will be transferred to the hotel booked previously for your night stay.
On this day of your temple tour in Varanasi you will first take a boat ride on holy river Ganges to see the morning ritual taking place on the Ghats (banks of river) and devotees taking ritual bath in the river. Return to have your breakfast and then proceed for another sightseeing tour in which you will encompass various temples such as Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Bharat Mata Mandir, Durga Temple, Banaras Hindu University and more. Return to the hotel in the evening for overnight stay.
Day 11Varanasi - Delhi - Departure
Post breakfast guests will be driven to another religious city famous for Buddhism; Sarnath is where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon and thus is renowned pilgrimage site for Buddhism followers. Visit the Buddhist sightseeing attractions here including Dhamekha stupa, Buddhist temples and the Archaeological Museum. Later guests will be driven to the airport to board the flight back to Delhi. Our Central India Tours representative will make all the arrangements at Delhi for your comfortable flight back home. Thus, guests will board their connecting flight homewards with absolutely divine memories of a spectacular Golden Triangle with Temple Tour in India.