Northern and Eastern Golden Triangle Tour, as the name says, will offer you a chance to explore the best destinations of northern and eastern part of India. During this tour package of 13 nights and 14 days, you are going to explore well-known places like Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Varanasi, Bhubaneshwar, Konark, Puri and Kolkata. The tour will offer you visits to world-renowned sites, temples, historical monuments. The major highlights are visit to the Taj Mahal, evening Aarti and boat ride in river Ganga attempt Varanasi, amongst the others.
- Guided tours to Delhi attractions like Jama Masjid, Red Fort etc
- Elephant ride at Amer Fort in Jaipur
- Sightseeing in Jaipur including City Palace and Jantar Mantar
- Explore the deserted Mughal capital, fatehpur Sikri, en-route Agra
- Guided tour to Taj Mahal, one of the seven Wonders of the World
- Visit to Sarnath, an important Buddhist site
- Mesmerizing Evening Aarti on the banks of river Ganga in Varanasi
- Guided tours to popular Varanasi temples and ghats
- Early morning boat ride in the holy river Ganga at Varanasi Ghats
- Visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Konark Sun Temple
- Darshan at the Jagannath Puri Temple in Puri, one of the 4 destinations of Chardham Yatra
- Fun activities at Puri beach
- Guided tours to Kolkata attractions like The Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge etc
On your late evening arrival at the Delhi Airport, you will be greeted by IHPL representative who will escort you to the hotel for check in. The national capital of India, New Delhi enthralls one and all with its delightful mix of cultures. Corporate hub, media capital and fashion hot spot, Delhi is all this and more. Overnight stay.
The second day of the Tour will be devoted sightseeing of Delhi. Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate, Jantar Mantar, Parliament House, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Gandhi Memorial, Lotus Temple, Humayun Tomb and Qutub Minar are some of the places one must see in Delhi. Overnight in Delhi.
Drive to Jaipur and check in at the hotel. Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, is a bustling city that has an unmistakable old-world charm about it. It is dotted with a number of stunning forts and palaces that stand witness to the splendor of the bygone days. Day at leisure. Overnight in Jaipur.
On the fourth morning of the Tour indulge in sightseeing in Jaipur. Enjoy a morning excursion to the Amber Fort on elephant back. Post-lunch, visit City Palace that was commissioned by the founder of Jaipur, Sawai Jai Singh. Also visit Jantar Mantar, Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli and local bazaars. Overnight at hotel.
Head towards Agra in the morning visiting Fatehpur Sikri on the way. On arrival, check- in at hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Built by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri is the ideal example of the Mughal architectural splendor at its pinnacle. The town is replete with a number of magnificent monuments like the Jama Masjid, Panch Mahal, Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan and Buland Darwaza. Retire for the night at the hotel.
Embark on a sightseeing tour of Agra. Pay a visit to the most enduring symbol of love, the Taj Mahal, counted among one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This is followed by the Agra Fort that is an imposing monument of red sandstone. Also visit Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. Evening board an overnight train to Varanasi.
Arrive in Varanasi and move to your hotel for check in. Rest for a while and visit Sarnath. Sarnath is renowned as the site where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermons. The visit is followed by an Aarti on the banks of the river Ganga. Night stay.
At sunrise enjoy an exhilarating boat ride in the holy river Ganga followed by a sightseeing tour of Varanasi. Varanasi's tourist attractions include Beni Madhav Ka Darera, the Alamgir Mosque or, Dasaswamedha Ghat, Bharat Mata Temple and Benares Hindu University. Varanasi also sports a series of ghats or concrete pavilions along the river, among which the most popular is the Dasaswamedha Ghat. Evening transfer to the railway station to catch an overnight train to Bhubaneshwar.
Arrive at Bhubaneshwar in the morning and check in to a hotel before sightseeing. The capital city of Orissa, Bhubaneshwar means the "Abode of the Lord of the World". Touted as the Temple City of India, Bhubaneshwar is dotted with a number of legendary temples. Of late Bhubaneshwar has also been steadily emerging as an IT hub. Overnight stay.
Drive towards Puri visiting Konark on the way. After arrival check in at a hotel and spend the day at leisure. Konark is reputed for its world heritage site called the Sun Temple. The temple is remarkable for its exquisite stonework. You can also enjoy the sand and the surf on the beaches of Puri once you reach. Overnight at hotel.
Observe the splendid sights and sounds of Puri. There are a number of venerated Hindu shrines in Puri that you can pay a visit to. The other alternative is to have a rocking time at the beach. The major highlights of the city are Jagannath Temple and beaches. Stay overnight.
Drive to Bhubaneshwar to catch a flight to Kolkata. On arrival our representative will escort you to the hotel. Kolkata is touted as the cultural and intellectual capital of the nation. It has been the abode of many men and women of distinction including Nobel laureates Mother Teresa and Rabindranath Tagore. Overnight in train.
After arrival in Kolkata, transfer to your hotel for check –in, followed by sightseeing. The Capital of West Bengal is one of the busiest metropolises of India. This fascinating city impresses the visitors with its colonial past and rich history. The Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Hooghly Bridge and Eden Gardens are some of the popular attractions in Kolkata. You will be spending the night in the hotel.
On your last day of the Tour you will be transferred to the airport/railway station to board the flight/train for your onward destination.
- 14 Days / 13 Night
- Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varan...