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india first time

hi, we are planing to travel india 30agu-7sep, we want to see varanassi agra jaipur and delhi. we dont like tours we want to be free.any suggestions about this trip will help us(how many days in each city, which places to see any transport tips) thanks for your help(sorry for poor english)

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Hi,

After your arrival in Delhi, fly to Varanasi for a couple of days, take a train to Agra for one night. From Agra, hire a car and driver for Jaipur-2 nights, Delhi-2 nights.

Having a driver for Golden Triangle would be beneficial as you can visit Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri Baori on the way to Jaipur.

Thanks

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Dear Gorkem -

Welcome to my country :) I travelled to Istanbul a year ago and loved it. There were so many cultural connections to India including language and crafts. I am sure you will also enjoy the visit to India. You are visiting us in the monsoon season, so be prepared for some rain. You don't have a lot of time since you are only here from Aug 30 to Sep 7. So it needs to be a quick trip. Here is a tentative plan, you can modify this based on your interests and flight timings.

Sat Aug 30 - Arrive Delhi, transfer to hotel. Afternoon at leisure.

Sun Aug 31 - Drive to Jaipur; sightseeing in the walled city

Mon Sep 1 - Visit Amer Fort and drive to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri

Tue Sep 2 - Visit Taj Mahal at sunrise; visit Agra Fort. Sunset view of Taj from other side of river and overnight train to Varanasi. 14864 MARUDHAR EXPRESS dep AF 20.37 arrive BSB 08.35

Wed Sep 3 - Arrive Varanasi, transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the bazaars and go for the evening Ganga Arati

Thu Sep 4 - Excursion to Sarnath

Fri Sep 5 - Dawn boat ride and walk through the old city. Spend time at the ghats and take the overnight train to Delhi 12559 SHIV GANGA EXPRESS depart BSB 19.15 arrive NDLS 07.40

Sat Sep 6 - Arrive Delhi, transfer to hotel. Delhi sightseeing

Sun Sep 7 - Delhi sightseeing and go to airport

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3. Re: india first time

Hi Gorkem

Welcome to India .

You can plan your tour like this:_

Arrive in Delhi stay 2 nights

stay two nights in Jaipur

one night in Agra

from Delhi to Agra you can hire a car and driver.

From Agra to Varanasi you can travel by night train

stay two nights in Varanasi

from Varanasi to Delhi you can travel by train

the train details are already provided by Deepa_Krishnan.

Feel free and enjoy your holidays.

Best regards

Shyam

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