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All entrance fees included
Buffet lunch included
Vegetarian meal option available
Day 1: Delhi City Tour and Overnight Train to Varanasi
Pass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi You'll start your tour with a 9am pickup from either your hotel in Delhi or the airport. Stop at the Lotus Temple (closed on Mondays), which has a striking central hall where you can meditate among thought-provoking quotes of the Baha'i sacred scriptures that are inscribed on the petal alcoves. Visit the India Gate, a memorial raised in honor of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war. Drive past the grand government buildings such as the President’s House and Parliament House, all of which date back to the time of the British Raj. Travel to the Laxmi Narayan Temple, also known as Birla Mandir, one of Delhi's major temples and a major tourist attraction. Built by the industrialist G.D. Birla in 1938, this beautiful temple is located to the west of Connaught Place. After lunch, visit Akshardham Temple (closed on Mondays). This structure depicts great Indian culture and its architecture is simply immaculate. This amazing structure boasts 20,000 statues, floral motifs and exquisite carved pillars made of stones, and provides a fantastic visual representation of the Indian culture. Afterwards, you'll have an evening transfer to the New Delhi Railway Station for an overnight train to Varanasi.
No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight in Train with Second AC
Day 2: Varanasi Full Day City Tour
Pass By: Varanasi Cantt. Railway Station Arrive at the Varanasi Railway Station in the morning and then transfer to your hotel in Varanasi. After breakfast, tour Sarnath, a very important pilgrimage center for Buddhists, because this is where the Buddha preached his first sermon after achieving enlightenment. Sarnath's temples and the accompanying archaeological museum are full of Buddhist art and treasures. After lunch, visit the Bharat Mata temple which has a huge relief map of India carved into marble. After that, visit Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir, and have an evening rickshaw (tricycle) ride passing through the busy streets and bazaars of Varanasi. Arrive at the holy river Ganges, where you can witness the traditional ceremonies amidst hundreds of lighted candles and flower offerings.
No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight in Varanasi: Ramada or similar
Day 3: Varanasi City Tour and Overnight Train to Delhi
Pass By: Varanasi Cantt. Railway Station In the early morning, enjoy a 2-hour boat ride on the Ganges to see the bathing Ghats (or steps from a river bank) and cremation sites. Sunrise on the riverfront, as seen from a boat, can be a spiritually uplifting sight. The life on the Ghats is bound in an endless string of rituals; ever-changing aspects of the river and the wide cultural landscape. These rituals have fascinated visitors from all over the world. The afternoon will be devoted to shopping in Varanasi, and from there an evening transfer to the railway station for the overnight train to New Delhi.
Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Train with Second AC
Day 4: Arrival in Delhi and Departure
Pass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi Arrive at the railway station in New Delhi and from there, transfer to the airport in New Delhi or your next destination.
No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Accommodation included: 3 nights
Overnight Train Tickets Second AC (New Delhi - Varanasi - New Delhi)
1-Night hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
All Transfers/Sightseeing’s by air conditioned private vehicle
Rickshaw (Tricycle) ride in the local bazaar of Varanasi
Morning boat ride in holy river Ganges
Professional private tour guide
Monument entrance fees
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Not wheelchair accessible
All Travelers date of birth, gender, Passport number and Nationality are required at time of booking
Dress code is smart casual
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate