Golden Triangle Spiritual Journey

11 Days / 10 Nights

Delhi - Amritsar - Agra - Jaipur - Varanasi - Sarnath

Overview

The Golden Triangle highlights Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the three iconic cities that reflect the supreme excellence of Indian art and culture. Fulfill your vacation with spiritual experiences in the sacred city of Amritsar, the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism, and in Varanasi, the holiest city, the spiritual capital of India.

Highlights of this tour

* Cycle rickshaw ride in Old Delhi

* Pay homage at Jain and Hindu temples, Baháʼí House of Worship and India's largest Mosque in Delhi

* Seek blessings at Golden Temple

* Visit the iconic Taj Mahal

* Short demonstration about marble and gems craftwork

* Shop at colorful markets

* Visit major tourist attractions of Jaipur

* Indulge in the vibrant culture of Rajasthan

* Enjoy a boat ride and the exciting evening Aarti at the Ghats of Ganga, Varanasi

* Explore buddhist monuments in Sarnath

Itinerary

This is a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific requirements for no extra cost. Contact us and we create your itinerary to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.


A visit to historic Delhi is a journey through waves of conquest.  Delhi is home to an amazing array of sights, events, and activities. New Delhi is the capital of India and combines old-world charm and modern life. 

Day 1 - Arrival to Delhi 
Our representative will receive you on arrival at the International Airport in Delhi and transfers to your hotel.
After freshening up in your hotel room, witness a darshan at Akshardam Temple, watch the musical Water Show.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

Day 2 - Explore famous temples in Delhi
After breakfast your tour guide will take you for a temple tour in Old and New Delhi, visit Laxminarayan Temple (Birla Mandir), Jama Masjid, Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir and Bahai (Lotus) Temple.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.


Amritsar is the cultural capital of India’s north-western state, Punjab. Located near the border of India and Pakistan, Amritsar is a city that played an extremely important role in Indian history. From food, music, and art to history, religion, and traditions, there is a lot to experience in Amritsar.

Day 3 - Fly to Amritsar
Fly to Amritsar in the morning. Our representative will receive you at the airport and transfers you to your hotel. Day at leisure.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Amritsar.

Day 4 - Amritsar sightseeing

The morning is free for your activity. Afternoon take "Heritage walk", starts from Town Hall and covers 9 historical points. Then visit Jalliamwala Bagh and Sri Harmandir Sahib, known as the “Golden Temple”. 

Overnight stay at the hotel in Amritsar.


The Taj Mahal in Agra, known as the "Symbol of Love" and one of the seven wonders of the world, is the epitome of Moghul art. Other vestiges of the Moghul empire include tombs, mosques, and relics.


Day 5 - Travel to Agra, visit Taj Mahal

Fly to Delhi and travel to Agra by road. After freshening up in your hotel room visit UNESCO Heritage site Taj Mahal, known as the symbol of love.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra. 


Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, was named after King Jai Singh in the 18th century.  His descendant, King Ram Singh, in 1876, had the entire city painted pink (a color that represents hospitality) when the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) visited. Jaipur has since been known as the Pink City. It continues to be the most hospitable city in India today and offers majestic forts, temples, palaces, monuments, and gardens for the tourist to explore. Jaipur is also known as the gem- and jewelry capital of the world. 


Day 6 - Travel to Jaipur  

After breakfast travel to Jaipur, en-route visit Chand Baori stepwell. Freshen up in your hotel room, then evening visit a Haveli (traditional mansion) and enjoy a Rajasthani dinner with a local family. 

Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur. 


Day 7 - Jaipur sightseeing

After breakfast set out with your private guide on a city tour of Jaipur, beginning at Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds. Proceed to Amber and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the majestic Amber Fort, built from red sandstone and marble. After lunch see the City Palace and Jantar Mantar, an observatory with fascinating 18th-century instruments. Visit a colorful local market with your guide, then participate in a cooking demo and taste different Rajasthani specialties. 

Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur. 


Varanasi, the city of Lord Shiva, the oldest city in India, also known as Banaras and Kashi. It is dotted with numerous temples and ghats, one of the prime sacred centers in the country. The culture, traditions, and beliefs of Varanasi are related to the River Ganges which flows from the city. Varanasi is so perfectly blended with history, spirituality, culture, and traditions that the city has become one of the must-visit travel destinations in India. 


Day 8 - Travel to Varanasi

Travel by flight to Varanasi. Our representative will receive you on arrival at the Airport in Varanasi and transfers to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for your activity.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Varanasi.


Day 9 - Varanasi sightseeing, Ganga Aarti

Start your day with an early morning boat ride on the waters of River Ganges. Visit the popular Ghats through boat ride and also relish the spectacular views of people offering water to Sun God along with taking a holy dip in the river. Back to the hotel, and after breakfast visit the 17th century Ramnagar Fort, once the residence of Maharaja of Banaras. Visit a saree making factory where they show you how they weave the famous Banarasi Silk Sarees. Evening witness the mystic Ganga Aarti ritual.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Varanasi.
 

Day 10 - Varanasi and Sarnath sightseeing
After breakfast visit Varanasi's most popular temples, Bharat Mata Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan (Hanuman Temple), Annapurna Temple and Manas Mandir. Followed by this, you will be taken out for a sightseeing tour of Sarnath, a small village which is known as the place where Lord Buddha delivers his first sermon to his disciples. You will visit some Buddha temples, the Dhamekha stupa, and Chaukhandi stupa.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Varanasi.


Day 11 - End of Tour & Services
Our representative will escort you to Varanasi Airport.


Cost of this tour per person

Luxury: From $4,290

Deluxe: From $2,990

Economy: From $2,150


Note: Above prices are subject to change accordingly to the hotels' different season rates.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in the selected category on sharing basis, 10 nights
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel
  • English speaking chauffeur driven Air Conditioned private vehicle
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Professional English speaking private local guides
  • Other activities as per itinerary (Rickshaw ride, Houseboat cruise, Cooking class, Yoga, Cultural programs, etc)
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Bottles of mineral water during journeys
  • All government taxes, service charges, parking and toll fees
  • All applicable hotel taxes

Exclusions

  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • International and Domestic flights
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Pre- or post-night accommodation
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Personal nature expenses i.e. Telephone Calls, Laundry, Soft / Hard Drinks, etc.
  • Camera Fee at Monuments
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation/hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions above

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