India’s golden triangle is a tourist circuit which connects the national capital Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The Golden Triangle is so called because of the triangular shape formed by the locations of New Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan on a map.
Varanasi grew as an important industrial centre, famous for its muslin and silk fabrics, perfumes, ivory works, and sculpture. Buddha is believed to have founded Buddhism here around 528 BCE when he gave his first sermon, “The Setting in Motion of the Wheel of Dharma”, at nearby Sarnath. The city’s religious importance continued to grow in the 8th century, when Adi Shankara established the worship of Shiva as an official sect of Varanasi.
Day 1 Kuala Lumpur - Delhi (MOB)
Upon arrival to New Delhi International Airport, you will be greeted by our Star Travel representative. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 Delhi - Varanasi (Estimated 1 hr 10 mins by flight) (Excursion of Sarnath - Ganges Aarti) (B/L/D)
After breakfast in the hotel, transfer to Delhi Domestic Airport to Varanasi. Upon arrival, meet our representative who will assist you to transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, transfer to visit Sarnath where lord Buddha given his first sermon after getting enlightened at Bodhgaya. Visit Dhamekh Stupa, ruins of Deer Park, Mahabodhi Manavihar & Sarnath Museum. In the evening visit the Ghat of the River Ganges to view the world famous Ganges Aarti. Back to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3 Varanasi: Boat ride with sunrise - City Tours/ Jaipur (Estimated 1 hr 15 mins by flight) (B/L/D)
Early morning visit the banks of the River Ganges to take boat ride with sunrise. Transfer back to hotel for breakfast. Later proceed for half day sightseeing including Kasi Vishwanath Temple, Benaras Hindu University, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, and Bharat Mata Temple etc. Rest of time free for your own activities/shopping. Later in the evening scheduled transfer to Varanasi Airport to board the flight for Jaipur. Transfer to hotel for check in.
Day 4 Jaipur – Sightseeing (B/L/D)
After breakfast at the hotel we will take you for excursion of Amber fort to see the fabulous Amber Fort. En-route to Amber you will stop and see the `Palace of Winds’, otherwise known as Hawa Mahal. It is really an elaborate facade behind which the ladies of the court used to watch the daily goings on in the street below.
Afternoon visit the City Palace, a famous landmark that is expanded over a large area as it occupies one seventh of the city. Walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar or Astronomical Observatory made by the Maharaja of Jaipur. It has also been included in the world heritage lists. You will also have the opportunity to wander at the local markets where you can shop for souvenirs, traditional Rajasthani attires, skilful art craft of the region etc. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5 Jaipur – Agra (B/L/D) (Distance 245 km, estimated 5 hrs) via Fatehpur Sikri
After breakfast in the hotel, transfer to. Enroute you can visit the UNESCO world heritage site – Fatehpur Sikri. This deserted red sandstone city was founded by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the late 16th century. Here you will get mesmerized with the architecturally designed buildings. The most popular buildings among them are Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-i-Am and Panch Mahal etc.
Continue your drive for Agra. On reaching check into hotel. After fresh up explore the city which served as the capital when Sultan Sikandar Lodi who shifted his capital from Delhi to Agra in 1506AD and His Son Ibrahim Lodi who succeed him. After the defeat of Ibrahim Lodi by the first Mughal Emperor Babur in the 01st battle of Panipat in 1526 AD, the capital was shifted to Mughal. It was the golden Era of the city when drastic changes and development was seen. This was the period when many splendid Mughal era buildings were constructed. The most important among them is Taj Mahal which attracts huge crowd from all over the world. Check in hotel and later proceed for half day City tour including Taj Mahal (closed on Friday) built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 to enshrine the mortal remains of his Queen Mumtaz followed by visit of Agra Fort. Overnight at the hotel
Day 6 Agra – Delhi (Distance 220 km, estimated 5 hrs) via Mathura/ Vrindavan (B/L/D)
Check out after breakfast, depart for Delhi via Mathura; the birthplace of Lord Krishna. On reaching here check into hotel. After fresh up visit the Dwarkadheesh Temple followed by Vishram Ghat, Banke Bihari Temple etc. In the afternoon proceed for Vrindavan located just 10kms away from the town of Mathura. The small town hosts hundreds of Hindu Temples dedicated to Lord Krishna and his Consort Radha. Visit Madan Mohan Temple, Garud Govind Temple, Banke Bihari Temple and Prem Mandir etc. In the afternoon depart for Delhi. Check into hotel and overnight.
Day 7 Delhi – Full Day City Tours/ Airport Departure (B/L)
After breakfast in the hotel, transfer for full day guided city tour of Delhi which is the capital city of India and is the most populous city on the planet. The city has been inhabited since 06th Century BC and through most of its history, it served as capital for many kingdom and empires. In 1639AD, The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built a new walled city named Shahjahanabad which served as the capital of Mughal Empire from 1649 until the rebellion of 1857. Shahjahanabad is today called Old Delhi. After that British East India Company chose Delhi to shift its capital from Kolkata to use it as administrative centre. A three member committee was formed to plan the construction of the city. The key architect of the committees was Sir Edwin Lutyen who gave the shape to city which is now called New Delhi. Start the sightseeing and visit Jama Masjid, located at very busy central street of old Delhi is the largest mosque in India followed by drive past Red Fort (Closed on Monday), both built by Mughal empire shah Jahan followed by Rajghat , cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. Later on visit Qutab Minar, Parliament House, India Gate, Secretariat Buildings and Jantar –Mantar Observatory. Rest of time spends time at Sarojni Nagar for shopping. In the evening scheduled transfer to Airport to board the flight for onward destination. Tour ends with happy memories.
Ground Tour cost valid till 31 March 2022
COST PER PERSON IN MYR:
- Meeting and assistance on arrival and departure by our representative.
- 06 night’s hotel accommodation in above chosen or similar hotels in Twin/ Triple sharing with daily breakfast
- Meals as per itinerary
- Welcome with Marigold Flower and sealed Mineral water on the day of arrival
- Boat ride in River Ganges, Varanasi
- Battery Bus ride during the visit of Taj Mahal
- Elephant ride during the visit of Amer Fort, Jaipur
- Private tour with English speaking tour guide and transportation as per itinerary.
- Domestic Airfare (Delhi – Varanasi) ( Varanasi – Jaipur)
- All currently applicable taxes
- Return international flight ticket
- Tipping for guide and driver
- India Visa Fees: MYR 210 - Multiple entry with 1 year validity
- Monument entrance fees
- Travel Insurance: MYR 60
- Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, telephone, laundry bills etc
- Tips and porter charges
- Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures, technical faults etc
- Any other service/s not specified above
- Price valid till 31 March 2022
- 15 Nov – 20 Dec 2021 – Peak + 10%
- 21 Dec 2021 – 05 Jan 2022 & CNY 2022 – Super Peak + 15%
- Rate and itinerary subject to change without prior notice