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Varanasi with Ganges Tour

Duration 07 Nights/ 08 Days
Destination Delhi - Mathura - Agra - Allahabad - Varanasi - Delhi

Day 01:Arrival at Delhi :

The Varanasi with Ganges Tour is meticulously planned to avail a religious circuit tour including various attractions situated on the banks of holy River Ganges. Also it includes a visit to the cultural hub of India, Varanasi which is renowned for habituating all main cultures and religions of India with perfect harmony.
On arrival first in the capital city guests will be welcomed by our Central India Tours representative and then accommodated in a hotel booked previously for night stay. At the hotel guests will be availed a brief on the Varanasi with Ganges tour itinerary which begins the next day.

Day 02: At Delhi :

The national capital of India, Delhi is a perfect amalgamation of new and old Delhi. Continually captured by various rulers in the past the city now has a fine blend of various religions. On this day post breakfast guests will visit all the historic, religious and entertainment sites of the city.
First begin your journey with a visit to the Old Delhi. Your sightseeing tour in Delhi begins with a tour first to the red sandstone edifice of Red Fort, followed by visit to the largest mosque in India, Jama Masjid. While travelling Old Delhi you should not miss a visit to the ancient market, Chandini Chowk.
The sightseeing tour in New Delhi begins with a drive past Parliament House, followed by a drive to India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar. After this eventful day return to the hotel for overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 03: Delhi - Mathura :

Post breakfast on this morning guests will be picked from the hotel and driven to their next destination, Mathura around 147 kilometres from the capital city. Mathura is the mythical city of birth of Lord Krishna and is thus is celebrated as holy city of Hindus, Buddhists and Jains. As you arrive in Mathura you will be accommodated in a hotel for night stay in the city. A city tour of the city is then planned for the rest of the day and guests will be driven to various sacred places of Hindu significance. The tour will first include visit to Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple the mythical birthplace of Lord Krishna. Your temple tour in North India includes a visit to Archaeological Museum, Vishram Ghat and the Dwarkadeesh Temple. Return to the hotel for overnight stay later.

Day 04: Mathura - Agra - Allahabad :

This Ganges tour in North India is then planned for a drive to the next destination, Agra the city of Taj Mahal. On arrival go sightseeing to visit the eternal emblem of love, Taj Mahal followed by a visit to the timeless splendour at Agra Fort. Conclude the trip with a visit to Itmad- Ud- Daulah. In the evening drive to the railway station where you will board the overnight train to reach Allahabad.

Day 05: Allahabad - Varanasi :

As you arrive in Allahabad in the morning you will be welcomed and transferred to a hotel where you will rest for a while. Post breakfast guests will be taken for an excursion to Allahabad which begins the Ganges tour with a sojourn to Sangam (confluence of River Ganges, River Yamuna and the mythological River Saraswati). Also visit other highlights of the city including Allahabad Fort, Ashoka Pillar, temples and Ghats here.
Later in the day guests will drive to their next destination, Varanasi, the cultural hub of India. On arrival our GeTS Holiday representative will escort you to a hotel booked for an overnight stay.

Day 06: At Varanasi :

Early morning on this day begin your Ganges tour in Varanasi, by taking a boat ride on the holy river to view the fascinating site of morning rituals and the pilgrims taking ritual bath in large numbers. Varanasi Ghats houses world’s oldest and most important shrines and are thus visited by thousands each year. Return to the hotel and relish your breakfast after which you will devote the rest of the day touring the sites of religious significance in the vicinity. Visit first eh largest residential university in Asia- Banaras Hindu University followed by visit to Bharat Kala Museum, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Durga Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple and Bharat Mata Temple. Return to the hotel and stay here overnight.

 

Day 07: Varanasi - Delhi :

Post breakfast on this day of Varanasi tour guests will be picked for a visit to another religious town known as Sarnath. The place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon is one of the most pious sites for Buddhist believers. The sightseeing attractions at Sarnath are the places related to lifespan of Lord Buddha or related to Buddhism religion and thus your tour will include visit to Buddha temples, Dhamekha stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa and the Archaeological Museum. Stay in the hotel for the afternoon and then drive to railway station to board your overnight train to Delhi.

Day 08: Delhi - Departure :

On arrival at Delhi in the morning guests will be welcomed by our Central India Tours representative. Post breakfast rest of the day will be free for recreation and one can choose to enjoy a shopping excursion in Connaught Place one of the best markets in the city. In the evening you will be driven to the airport where you will board your flight back home.