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6-Day Private Varanasi Ganges Tour Including Delhi, Agra and Jaipur

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    Day 1: New Delhi - Agra (3 Hrs Drive)

    Stop At: Humayun's Tomb, Mathura Road Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110013 India
    Humayun's Tomb (Unesco World Heritage site) - is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi. The arched facade is inlaid with bands of white marble and red sandstone, and the building follows strict rules of Islamic geometry, with an emphasis on the number eight.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Qutub Minar, Qutb Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030 India
    Qutub Minar (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) - The Qutub Minar that gives the complex its name is an unmissable, soaring Afghan-style victory tower and minaret, erected by sultan Qutb-ud-din in 1193 to proclaim his supremacy over the vanquished Hindu rulers of Qila Rai Pithora.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Lotus Temple, Near Kalkaji Temple, East of Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019 India
    Designed for tranquil worship, Delhi's beautiful Lotus Temple offers a rare pocket of calm in the hectic city. It is shaped like a lotus flower, with 27 delicate-looking white-marble petals. The temple was created to bring faiths together; visitors are invited to pray or meditate silently according to their own beliefs.

    Note: Lotus Temple remain closed on every Monday.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: India Gate, Near Connaught Place New Delhi, New Delhi 110001 India
    This imposing 42m-high stone memorial arch was designed by Lutyens in 1921. It pays tribute to around 90,000 Indian army soldiers who died in WWI, the Northwest Frontier operations and the 1919 Anglo-Afghan War.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Parliament House, Sansad Marg, New Delhi 110002 India
    This circular, colonnaded building, designed by Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker, was where the 1947 handover of power from Britain to the newly independent India took place, and parliament still meets here.

    Pass By: Rashtrapati Bhavan, Rajpath, New Delhi 110004 India
    Rashtrapati Bhavan or President House is an official residence of the President of India.Formerly home to the British Viceroy, the President’s House has 340 rooms, with 2.5km of corridors, and it's fascinating to take a peek inside.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Agra: 5 star - Jaypee Palace or similar / 4 star - Sarovar Crystal Premier or similar

    Day 2: Agra - Jaipur (5 Hrs Drive)

    Stop At: Taj Mahal, Agra 282001 India
    At sunrise visit Taj Mahal (a Unesco World Heritage Site) - widely considered the most beautiful building in the world. Built by Shah Jahan as a memorial for his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died giving birth to their 14th child in 1631.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Agra Fort Rakabgani, Agra 282003 India
    In the afternoon visit Agra Fort (a Unesco World Heritage Site) - is a historical fort along the bank of the Yamuna River in the city of Agra. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638 and one of the finest Mughal forts in India.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Jaipur: 5 star - Hilton or similar / 4 star - Four Points by Sheraton or similar


    Day 3: Jaipur - Delhi (5 Hrs Drive)

    Stop At: Amber Fort Palace, Jaipur 302021 India
    The magnificent, formidable, honey-hued fort of Amber (pronounced 'amer'), an ethereal example of Rajput architecture, rises from a rocky mountainside about 11km northeast of Jaipur, and is the city’s must-see sight. It comprises an extensive palace complex, built from pale yellow and pink sandstone, and white marble, and is divided into four main sections, each with its own courtyard.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Jal Mahal, Amer Road, Jaipur 302002 India
    Photo Stop at Jal Mahal (Water Palace) - Near the cenotaphs of the maharanis of Jaipur and beautifully situated in the watery expanse of Man Sagar, is this dreamlike palace. It's origins are uncertain, but it was believed to have been extensively restored if not built by Jai Singh II (1734).
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, Hawa Mahal Tripolia Bazaar Road Badi Choupad, Jaipur 302002 India
    Photo Stop at Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - Jaipur’s most distinctive landmark is an extraordinary pink-painted delicately honeycombed hive that rises a dizzying five storeys. It was constructed in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh to enable ladies of the royal household to watch the life and processions of the city.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: City Palace of Jaipur, Tripolia Bazar Near Jantar Mantar, Jaipur 3023002 India
    The City Palace is the residence of the royal family. A complex of courtyards, gardens and buildings. There are palace buildings from different eras, some dating from the early 20th century. It is a striking blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, Tripoliya Bazaar near entrance to City Palace, Jaipur 302020 India
    Jantar Mantar Observatory (a Unesco World Heritage Site) - is a collection of curving geometric buildings that are carefully calibrated to monitor the movement of the stars and planets.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Delhi: 5 star - Jaypee Vasant Continental or similar / 4 star - Jaypee Siddharth or similar

    Day 4: Fly Delhi - Varanasi

    Pass By: Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi District, Babatpur, Uttar Pradesh 221006, India
    Take a morning flight to Varanasi from Delhi. Met upon arrival at Varanasi airport and transfer to your pre-booked hotel.

    Note: Domestic flight is not included

    Stop At: Ganges River, Varanasi India
    This evening, you will witness the thousand-year-old Aarti Ceremony during which worshipers pray near the water by the light of candles and lanterns.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Varanasi: 5 star - Ramada Plaza or similar / 4 star - Rivatas By Ideal or similar

    Day 5: Varanasi City Tour

    Stop At: Ganges River, Varanasi India
    Your guide will meet you at the hotel before sunrise, so you can witness the amazing spectacle which takes place on Varanasi's water front at the start of every day. A boat ride on the Ganges at dawn, Leave the boat after passing the most important Ghats, back to the hotel for breakfast.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005 India
    Established in 1916, BHU is the largest university campus in Asia. Tour the campus and see the Bharat Kala Bhavan museum and the new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), which is an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bharat Mata Temple, Vidyapith Road, Varanasi 221001 India
    Dedicated to the goddess who represents all the goddesses in the India culture. In other words, it can said that Bharat Mata personifies India as a mother goddess. It is a popular shrine of Mother Goddess where a map of undivided India is worshiped.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Monkey Temple (Durga Temple), Varanasi India
    Durga temple is also known as the Monkey temple (because of the presence of huge number of monkeys). The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Durga. It was built in the 18th century. The statue of Goddess Durga is not human made, it was appeared by its own in the temple.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sarnath Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026 India
    After attaining enlightenment at Bodh Gaya the Buddha went to Sarnath, and it was here that he preached his first discourse in the deer park to set in motion the 'Wheel of the Dharma'. It is one of the most holy sites as in this place the stream of the Buddha's teaching first flowed. You'll also visit the Archaeological Museum, which features treasures that date to the 3rd-century BC (closed Fridays).
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Varanasi: 5 star - Ramada Plaza or similar / 4 star - Rivatas By Ideal or similar

    Day 6: Fly Varanasi – Delhi

    Pass By: Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi District, Babatpur, Uttar Pradesh 221006, India
    Check out Time is 12 Noon. Transfer to Varanasi Airport and depart to onward destination.

    Note: Domestic flights are not Included.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Delhi Airport, Your Hotel or other desired location in Delhi, Gurgaon (Gurugram) or Noida
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    6 days
    Return Details
    Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Inclusions
    • 5x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • 5-nights accommodation on twin sharing with breakfast (If booked with option including Hotels)
    • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle as per tour itinerary
    • Services of local tour guides at all sightseeing locations
    • Monument entrance fees
    • Morning and evening boat ride in the holy river Ganges in Varanasi
    • Battery Bus/Golf Cart return ride from parking to Taj Mahal
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Humayun's Tomb
    • Entry/Admission - Qutub Minar
    • Entry/Admission - Taj Mahal
    • Entry/Admission - Agra Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Amber Fort Palace
    • Entry/Admission - City Palace of Jaipur
    • Entry/Admission - Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
    • Entry/Admission - Banaras Hindu University
    • Entry/Admission - Bharat Mata Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Sarnath
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Elephant / Jeep ride at Amber fort in Jaipur
    • Camera fees at monuments
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions
    • Entry/Admission - Jal Mahal
    • Entry/Admission - Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Mandatory Gala Dinner on X-mas and New Year Eve at hotel of stay is not included and will be charged extra.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Taj Mahal sunrise visit is subject to weather conditions
    • Dress code when visiting temples - Upper Wear: Must cover the shoulders, chest, navel, and upper arms Lower Wear: Must be at least below knee-length Remove footwear outside the temple. Socks are fine, you can keep wearing them.
    • Please note: The Archaeological Museum in Sarnath is closed on Fridays
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I signed up for a private solo trip for 6 days in India. I was met at the airport by Mr. K.K. Sharma at 2am! He was not only my transport from the airport but my safe transportation between all the cities. In each city...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    shakul_garg, Owner at Pacific Classic Tours India, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Oneka, I thank you very much for sharing your wonderful experience you had during your "6-Day Private Varanasi Ganges Tour Including Delhi, Agra and Jaipur" and recommending our company. Iam glad to know that you enjoyed your tour and we succeeded in providing you...More

    Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

    We booked this trip several months ago to see the highlights of Northern India. We recently completed it and I am happy to say that we were not disappointed! We were picked up from the airport and started the tour immediately. Over the course of...More

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    Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

    Excellent trip, very well organized D.K Sharma was my driver and took care of everything for me with impecable service! Kudos.

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