Taj and Ganges Tour

Travel Route:-

Destination covered:-

Delhi - Varanasi - Agra - Jaipur

Tour Plan:-

  • Delhi Arrival
  • Delhi
  • Delhi – Varanasi (by flight)
  • Varanasi
  • Varanasi – Delhi (by flight) and drive to Agra
  • Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Abhaneri Step wells – Jaipur
  • Jaipur
  • Jaipur – Delhi and Departure

Overview:-

Book online this Taj and Ganges Tour from Trip To India Tours to explore major tourist attractions in Delhi, Varanasi, Jaipur and Agra. You will visit places of interest like Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, City Palace and many others in this wonderful trip. We can also customize this tour as per your budget and preference.

Detailed Itinerary:-

Day 01: Delhi Arrival

On your arrival at Delhi international airport, you will be met by our company representative. You will be transferred to the car and drive to the hotel. Check-in the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 02: Delhi

Have breakfast at the hotel and then leave for sightseeing in Delhi. You will visit Red Fort (Lal Qila)- Mughal emperor Shah Jahan began construction of the massive fort in 1638 and it was completed in 1648. The compound of this monument comprises of many buildings like the Diwan-I-Aam, Mumtaz Mahal, Rang Mahal, Khas Mahal and many others. Red Fort is also listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Humayun’s Tomb – This mausoleum was built in the year 1565 by Mughal emperor Humayun’s wife Haji Begum (Bega Begum). It was the first garden-tomb of the Indian subcontinent and has the grave of Mughal emperor Humayun. Jama Masjid – This mosque is also known as Masjid-i Jahan-Numa and was built in between 1644 – 1656 by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India and has a big courtyard, wherein 25,000 people can offer prayers at a single point of time. Qutub Minar- This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the second largest minaret in India and was built in 1192 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak. It is 240 feet (73 meter) tall and first three storeys are made of red sandstone; the fourth and fifth storeys are of marble and red sandstone. In the evening, explore Chandhi Chowk and Khari Baoli market by taking a rickshaw ride. Overnight stay in hotel at Delhi.
*Please note- Red Fort remains closed on Mondays.

Day 03 : Delhi – Varanasi (by flight)

Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will be dropped at Delhi airport to board your flight to Varanasi. On arrival, check-in the hotel for relax. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel at Varanasi.

Day 04: Varanasi

Early morning leave for a boat excursion on River Ganges to see the bathing Ghats and cremation site. After having breakfast at the hotel, you can walk through narrow alleys of the ancient city of Varanasi. Then visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat and Assi Ghat. In the evening you can go for Aarti on the Banks of River Ganges. Return to your hotel for comforting overnight stay .

Day 05: Varanasi – Delhi (by flight) and drive to Agra

Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will be dropped at Varanasi airport to board your flight to Delhi. On arrival, drive to Agra. Check-in the hotel for short relax. Later visit Agra Fort – This monument is built in red sandstone and located on the banks of Yamuna river. Also known as “walled city”, this monument was renovated by Mughal emperor Akbar and it took 8 years (1565-1573) to complete it. At the time of sunset, you will visit Taj Mahal – It was built by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in the memory of his beloved wife – Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is built of white marble and it took 20 years to complete it. Overnight stay in hotel at Agra.

*Please note- Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.

Day 06: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Abhaneri Step wells – Jaipur

If you are interested, visit Taj Mahal once again at the time of sunrise. Return back to hotel for breakfast and short relax. Later drive towards Jaipur and En Route, visit Fatehpur Sikri – deserted city which was founded by the Mughal emperor Akbar in 1569. It is one of the finest preserved collections of Indian Mughal architecture and comprised of many buildings. Also visit Abhaneri, which is famous for Chand Baori step-well. it is also one of India’s largest and deepest step-wells. Drive towards Jaipur and check-in the hotel. In the evening, you can explore colorful markets of Jaipur which are famous for traditional handicrafts and jewelry. Overnight stay at Jaipur.

Day 07: Jaipur

Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for full day sightseeing in Jaipur. Visit Amber Fort -This fort is about 11 km away from Jaipur and was built in the 16th century by Raja Man Singh. It overlooks the Maota Lake and comprised of a temple and various courtyards. You can enjoy elephant ride on this fort. Jal Mahal- This palace is built of red sandstone and situated in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. Jal Mahal was built in 1799 by Sawai Pratap Singh and displays Mughal-Rajputana style of architecture. This palace is a five storey building that remains submerged in the water and only the topmost level is noticeable. City Palace- This big palace complex was built in 1932 by Maharaja Jai Singh II and has many buildings like Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal and others. It also has a museum with different galleries for artifacts, treatises on architecture, scholarly manuscripts, exquisite miniatures and rare paintings. Hawa Mahal – Famously known as Palace of Winds, Hawa Mahal was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The king constructed this palace for the royal women to see the everyday market activities through the windows. The beehive structure of this Palace is amazing and has many windows (Jharokhas) decorated with intricate designs. Jantar Mantar -This is one of the most famous astronomical observatories having various architectural instruments. It has fourteen devices that are mainly used for predicting eclipses, knowing the time, finding a star location and much more. Albert Hall Museum – This is the oldest museum of Rajasthan and situated in Ram Niwas Garden. Albert Hall Museum has a vast collection of artifacts such as colorful crystal works, metal sculptures, paintings, fire-arms and carpets. Overnight stay in hotel at Jaipur.

Day 08:Jaipur – Delhi and Departure

Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for Delhi. On arrival, you will be dropped at Delhi airport to board your international flight to home or next destination.

Tour Ends

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