4 Day Spiritual and Heritage Tour: Varanasi & Agra from Delhi

Embark on 4 days spiritual and heritage discovery tour to Varanasi and Agra. Fly to Varanasi the oldest living city in the world & most sought after pilgrimage town for Hindus. Explore ghats & temple in Varanasi Visit Sarnath where Buddha preached his first sermon after enlightenment. Fly to Agra a storybook city that unravels the history of the Moghul empire. Visit Taj Mahal - a monument of incredible elegance and architectural perfection. Airport transfers, sightseeing with English guide, entrances to monuments are well included in your package.

Note; Delhi - Varanasi - Agra flight ticket not included in price same guest have to book their own or contact us for same. Flight fare are subject to change best available fare will be provide at the time of booking.

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$861

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Duration

4 days

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • 3 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels.
    • Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
    • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Bottled water in car.
    • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city).
    • Boat ride on holy river Ganges in Varanasi.
    • Government taxes.
    • Entry/Admission - Manikarnika Ghat
    • Entry/Admission - Banaras Hindu University
    • Entry/Admission - Bharat Mata Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Tulsi Manas Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Sarnath
    • Entry/Admission - Ramnagar Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Taj Mahal
    • Entry/Admission - Agra Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah
    • Entry/Admission - ISKCON Madurai, Sri Sri Radha Mathurapati Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Delhi - Varanasi - Agra flight fare approx INR 10000 per person.
    • Camera charges at monuments.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

  • Day 1: Delhi - Varanasi (flight)

    Stop At: Varanasi, Varanasi, Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh
    Pick up from your hotel and transfer to airport to board flight for Varanasi.
    On arrival at Varanasi airport assistance and transfer to hotel. Evening Ghats’s & temples visit, attend Holy Ganga Aarti.
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel in Varanasi

    Day 2: Varanasi

    Stop At: Manikarnika Ghat, Ghasi Tola Road, Varanasi 221001 India
    Early morning boat ride & Ghat visit along the Ganges and catch the scene of devotees bathing and praying in the sacred water.

    Ghats Of Varanasi - The great well constructed river banks are called Ghats. On these ghats, are located high pavilions, palaces, temples and terraces, which add further charm to the beautiful river bank. The ghats are frequented by the people which include early morning bathers, priests, people practicing meditation and yoga, students and tourists as well. The eternal crematorium is located at Manikarnika Ghat. It is believed that the person, who is creamed at this place, attains salvation from the cycle of birth and death. A very relaxed way to see the ghats and its life in the morning and evening is by a boat.
    Breakfast at hotel. City tour of Varanasi visit-
    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005 India
    Banaras Hindu University - founded in the year 1916, it has developed into one of the greatest centers of learning in India. The BHU has produced many great freedom fighters and Nation builders. It has immensely contributed to the progress of the nation through a large number of renowned scholars, artists and scientists. Its campus is spread over 1300 acres. It has well maintained roads (crossing each other at right angle), extensive greenery, a temple, an airstrip and buildings, which are an architectural delight.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bharat Mata Temple, Vidyapith Road, Varanasi 221001 India
    Bharat Mata Temple - Built by Babu Shiv Prasad Gupt and inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1936 the Bhart Mata Temple is a model of undivided India. The temple is located in the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth campus and is amongst the most visited tourist destination of Varanasi. The most striking aspect of Bharat Mata Temple is that instead of gods and goddesses, the temple houses a relief map of undivided India, carved out of marble. The temple is a rare instance of something attributed to nationalism and a tribute to everyone who participated in the making of India.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tulsi Manas Temple, Varanasi India
    Tulsi Manas Mandir - one of the most famous temples in Varanasi, is made up of white marble and the beautiful garden adds to its attractiveness. The temple has beautiful images of Lord Rama, Mother Sita, Lakshman and Lord Hanuman. The walls of this temple are adorned with verses from Ramcharitmanas, the Hindi version of the epic Ramayana.
    Duration: 1 day 6 hours

    Stop At: Sarnath Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026 India
    Sarnath - After attaining the Enlightenment at Bodh Gaya, it was here that Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. The great Dhamekh Stupa and several other structures stand testimony to the importance the place enjoyed at that time. The area is a treasure trove of archaeological findings such as Dharmrajika Stupa and Mulgandhkuti Vihar. The smooth glistening pillar established by Emperor Ashoka in 273-232 B.C. marks the foundation of the Buddhist Sangha, and the Lion Capital atop this pillar is now India's National Emblem.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Ramnagar Fort, Kila Road Ramnagar Crossing, Varanasi 221008 India
    Ram Nagar Fort - Located on the eastern bank of River Ganga, a beautiful place to witness the sunset over the river. It is an 18th-century structure built by Maharaja Balwant Singh and is the ancestral home of Maharaja of Banaras. The fort is built in red sandstone. It houses a temple dedicated to Ved Vyasa, writer of Mahabharata, the great Indian epic. The Fort includes an eccentric museum boasting a royal collection of vintage cars, swords, palanquins, ivory works, an old weaponry section and an extremely unusual astrological clock. The museum houses various religious writings including treasures manuscripts.
    Rest time free and easy to relax and visit the ghat once again with your driver. Overnight at hotel.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel in Varanasi

    Day 3: Varanasi – Agra (Flight)

    Stop At: Taj Mahal, Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra 282001 India
    Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to board flight for Agra.
    On arrival at Agra airport meet with our office executive and transfer to hotel. Later city tour of Agra visit-

    Taj Mahal - A marvel on marble built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in commemoration of his favourite wife, Empress Mumtaz Mahal. The grief stricken emperor made all efforts in building the tomb in her memory, which is universally acknowledged as one of the most beautiful creations on earth. The plan of Taj Mahal display strict bilateral symmetry. The central point is the tomb and its four minarets, flanked by a mosque and assembly hall. The Taj is exactly as wide as it is high (55mtrs). A highlight of the monument is the exquisitely carved pietra dura inlaid with semi precious stones. It is a unique man made manifestation of the glorious Mughal age and a wonder of the world.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Agra Fort Rakabgani, Agra 282003 India
    Agra Fort - A massive red-sandstone fort located on the banks of River Yamuna built by Emperor Akbar in 1565. The fort, semi circular on plan, is surrounded by a 21.4 m high fortification wall. The fort was built primarily as a military structure, later on it was transformed into a palace, it also became a gilded prison for eight years. The fort houses a maze of buildings, including vast underground sections. The Amar Singh Gate is the sole entry point. A path leads straight from here up to the large Moti Masjid. Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Aam, Nagina Masjid, Shish Mahal & Khas Mahal are prime attraction within the fort.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, Yamuna River, Agra 282001 India
    Itimad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb - Built by Nur Jahan, in memory of her father Ghias-ud-Din Beg, who was conferred the title ‘Itimad-ud-Daulah’ meaning ‘Pillar of the Government’. It is the first tomb to be built in white marble instead of red sandstone. It marks the departure from the red sandstone buildings of Mughal architecture.
    Rest time to explore the bustling market with your driver and guide.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel in Agra.

    Day 4: Agra – Delhi (210kms/ 4hrs approx drive)

    Stop At: ISKCON Madurai, Sri Sri Radha Mathurapati Temple, 12/37 Mani Nagaram Main Road, Madurai 625001 India
    Breakfast at hotel. Visit Taj Mahal if not visited on earlier day.
    Drive to Delhi via visiting Mathura and Vrindavan. Just an hour’s drive from Agra, on the banks of the river Yamuna, is situated the birthplace of Lord Krishna. The entire land is dotted with magnificent temples, dedicated to various aspects of his life. The twin cities of Mathura and Vrindavan, where he was born and where he grew up, still resound to the sound of his laughter, antics and his magical flute. Visit-

    Dwarkadheesh Temple - Built in 1814 by Seth Gokul Das Parikh is one of the main temples in the heart of the city.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, Mathura India
    Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple - built around the prison cell where Krishna was born after his parents were imprisoned by his evil uncle, Kansa, King of Mathura. One of the most venerated shrines, the temple complex is located west of Mathura’s old city and thronged by pilgrims’ through-out the year. Inside, visitors will find paintings of scenes from Krishna’s life, idol of Krishna, Balrama and his beloved, Radha, and a stepped water tank.
    Iskcon Temple - Also known as Sri Krishna-Balaram Mandir, this temple was built in 1975 on the instructions of Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who is the founder-acharya of ISKCON. The core objective of this temple was to increase awareness about the Vedic scriptures and the Bhagavad Gita.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, Chattikara Road, Vrindavan 281121 India
    Prem Mandir - Astounding in elegance, this temple was shaped by Jagadguru shri Kripaluji Maharaj in 2001. Prem Mandir is a newly constructed temple and is the most beautiful in the Brij area.
    Continue drive to Delhi and drop off to your hotel or airport.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Price Using 3* Hotel 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    Price using 5* Hotel 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
    Price using 4* Hotel 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

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Group Size

10

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Activity ID: V-135633P256

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