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Varanasi and Taj Mahal Trip North India

Tour Duration : 9 Nights 10 Days

Varanasi - Allahabad - Lucknow - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi Get Quote
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Varanasi and Taj Mahal Trip North India

Day 1 Varanasi Arrival

Your awaited arrival will be in Varanasi, the holy city on the banks of River Ganga. You will be received by our representative on the Varanasi Airport who will transfer you to the hotel in Varanasi. In the evening watch the evening Ganga Aarti on the Dashashwamedh ghat, you will never forget the mesmerizing scene in your life. Spend the time relaxing and preparing for the next day.

Day 2 Varanasi sightseeing and travel to Allahabad (120 kms)

Early in the morning you will experience the refreshing breeze on the boat ride in River Ganga. Watch the ghats situated by Ganges. There are 87 ghats in Varanasi all of them are used by the devotees and believers. Some of the ghats are used for bathing, some for prayers and some as ceremonial ghats. Have a brunch and then begin sightseeing the famous Temples in Varanasi. In Varanasi you will visit the Kaashi Vishwanath Temple, the Bharat Mata Temple, Annapurna Temple and Tulasi Manas Temple or you can visit the Sarnath Museum in Varanasi, it is the first museum of Archeological Survey of India and displays the early excavations found in Sarnath. Another place of interest in Varanasi is the Dhamek Stupa; it is a great example of the centuries old Buddhist architecture. In the evening you will travel to the next destination that is Allahabad. On reaching the hotel in Allahabad you may have dinner and retire for the night.

Day 3 Allahabad sightseeing

Beginning a refreshing day you will proceed for the excursion of Allahabad after breakfast. The places you will visit in Allahabad include the Allahabad Fort which was built by Akbar in 14th century. The fort also has a third century Ashoka Pillar and a famous tree with many local legends linked to it and also the ‘Akshyavat Tree’. After visiting the fort you will proceed to see the Khusro Bagh which is 2 miles from the Fort. The Khusro Bagh is actually a walled garden with tombs of some personalities of the Mughal Royal Family built in the Mughal architecture style. In the evening your visit to Alfred Park also called the Chandrasekhar Azad Park is scheduled. Allahabad is also visited for the Triveni Sangam which is the uniting point for three important rivers of the country. Night stay will be in Allahabad.

Day 4 Travel from Allahabad to Lucknow (200 kms)

Today after breakfast you will be transferred to Lucknow. Lucknow is capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is also known as the city of Nawabs, as it was ruled by several Nawabs in the past. On reaching Lucknow you will first unwind in the hotel and then leave for sightseeing Lucknow. Here you will visit the Chota Imambara and the Bada Imambara, both have been built as a congregation hall by the Nawabs of Lucknow. The specialty of these is, in one hangs the World’s Largest Chandelier and other is one of the largest ray less ceiling in the world. Later in the evening you will visit the beautiful Ambedkar Memorial Park in Lucknow, the beautiful park has a grand entrance with elephants on both sides of the path that leads to the Ambedkar Stupa. The park is a great place to visit in the evening. Then return to the hotel and relax yourself.

Day  5 Travel from Lucknow to Agra (368 kms)

On the fifth day you will begin the day after breakfast and then pack your baggage for moving on to the next destination for watching the beauty of Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is actually mausoleum of a Mughal Queen Mumtaz Mahal who was the wife of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. She died while giving birth to their fourteenth child in 1601. It made him depressed and later on he built the Taj Mahal and named it after her. Taj Mahal is the epitome of unparallel love. On reaching Agra check into the hotel and relax and spend the night in the hotel.

Day 6 Agra sightseeing

Wake up early in the morning, on this day and you will be taken for a morning sightseeing of the marvelous Taj Mahal during the sunrise. You will watch this impeccable beauty from the Mehtab Bagh. Then have a delicious breakfast and then visit the Agra Fort which houses various amazing monuments followed by a visit to the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah which is believed to be the inspiration for building the Taj, the visit the Taj Mahal itself. In the evening you can watch the Light and Sound Show at the Taj Mahal and do some souvenir shopping from the local markets.

Day 7 Travel from Agra to Jaipur (222 kms)

The next day you will travel from Agra to the next destination Jaipur. Also called the Pink City, it is the cultural and economic capital of Rajasthan. On your way to Jaipur from Agra you will have a brief visit at Fatehpur Sikri and watch this World Heritage Site of the Fatehpur Sikri Fort and premises. On reaching at your destination you can take off the tiredness by resting and sleeping through the night in Jaipur.

Day 8 Jaipur sightseeing

On the eighth day of the Varanasi and Taj Mahal Trip with Vacations & Journeys you will be exploring Jaipur where at first you will have a visit to the Amber Fort. The view of magnificent Amber Fort from the periphery of the city shows how giant and grand this fort is. The Amber Fort has brilliantly built entrance gates like Suraj Pol, Ganesh Pol and Chand Pol. From the unparallel designs on the entrances to the water cooled palaces like Sukh Niwas, the Amber Fort has a lot to show you. You will have a drive past Hawa Mahal to reach the Jantar Mantar, the observatory from which you will head to the City Palace if there is enough time left to explore it. The other places which you can visit in Jaipur are the Birla Temple, Albert Hall Museum, etc.

Day 9 Travel from Jaipur to Delhi (268 kms)

After a delicious breakfast in the refreshing morning you will travel to Delhi today. After checking in the pre booked hotel in Delhi, take some rest and then you will have an excursion of the capital. After drive pass the Rajpath on looking the President’s House and Parliament House is the India Gate. Then visit the marvel of architecture Lotus Temple and the Akshardham Temple. You may visit the Chandi Chowk market in the evening and see this bustling and colorful market.

Day 10 Departure

You will be transferred to the Delhi International Airport to board the flight for your travel back to home. We promise you a safe and exciting Varanasi & Taj Mahal Trip in North India with us.

Note: The above itinerary is just a recommended one; Vacations & Journeys will welcome any kind of suggestions from the clients to customize this itinerary as per their convenience.

 

Day 1 Varanasi Arrival

Day 2 Varanasi sightseeing and travel to Allahabad (120 kms)

Day 3 Allahabad sightseeing

Day 4 Travel from Allahabad to Lucknow (200 kms)

Day 5 Travel from Lucknow to Agra (368 kms)

Day 6 Agra sightseeing

Day 7 Travel from Agra to Jaipur (222 kms)

Day 8 Jaipur sightseeing

Day 9 Travel from Jaipur to Delhi (268 kms)

Day 10 Departure

Inclusions:

-All transfers will be through air-conditioned vehicles only.

-All guidance and transfers will be by experienced staff.

-Accommodation charges for bed and breakfast.

-Complimentary drink on arrival.

-Airport pickup and drop facility.

Exclusions:

-All kinds of personal expenses including laundry, drinks and water, tips, etc.

-Charges of photography.

-Entrance ticket fee to the monuments and museums, etc.

-Any other charges not specified above.

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