Best time to visit: Between October to April
Culture: Combination of archaeology, mythology, geography, art and history makes Varanasi a great center of Indian culture.
Highlights: Numerous Sects, Temples, Ashrams and Ghats
Top Hotels: Ramada Plaza JHV, The Gateway Hotel Ganges, Hotel Hindustan International, Clarks Hotel, Hotel India Radisson Hotel, Hotel Ideal Tower etc.
Shopping: Banarasi Saris, Banarasi Carpets, Handicrafts of Varanasi
Climate: During summers, weather can be as hot as 45° C and humid too as Varanasi lies at the Tropic of cancer. Torrential rains and high humidity accompanies the monsoons that usually come in late June or early July for about two months. Winters are pleasant and temperature dips down to about 7°C.
Duration: 08 Days/07 Nights
Places to visit: Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Agra - Delhi
Day 1: (Arrival at Delhi)
Our representative shall pick you at the airport and help you check into a hotel. Overnight stay will be in hotel.
Day 2: (Delhi - Varanasi)
After having breakfast, you will be exploring the various tourist spots of Delhi such as Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Iskcon Temple, Humayun's Tomb, Akshardham Temple, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, etc. Late in the evening, you will be taken to the station for your train to Varanasi, an overnight journey.
Day 3: (Varanasi Sightseeing)
After reaching Varanasi, check into a hotel. Situated on the banks of the sacred Ganges, Varanasi has been a center of learning for over 2000 years. Today, you will go on a city tour of Varanasi, covering Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Bharatmata Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple and the Tulsi Manas Temple. You may also explore the traditional bazaars of Varanasi for some shopping in handicrafts and Banarasi Saris. Overnight stay will be in hotel.
Day 4: (Varanasi Sightseeing)
The day will start with an excursion to Sarnath, the place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon. Places of interest at Sarnath include various Buddhist temples, Dhamekh Stupa, Mulgandh Kuti Vihar and the archaeological museum. Return to Varanasi and visit the Dasaswamedh Ghat. Overnight stay will be in hotel.
Day 5: (Varanasi - Khajuraho)
Breakfast will be followed by a boat ride on the river Ganges, to get a real sight of what Varanasi is all about. In the afternoon, you will be proceeding towards the airport to board the flight for Khajhuraho. Check into a hotel on arrival and retire for the night.
Day 6: (Khajuraho Sightseeing)
The day will be spent in exploring the temples of Khajhuraho. The city is the home to world famous temples, which represent some of the most exquisite and sensuous specimens of architecture and sculpture in India. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 7: (Khajuraho - Agra)
Today, you will board a train for Agra. After reaching there, you will check into a hotel and leave for visiting Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-Daulah's tomb. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 8: (Agra - Delhi)
The first half of the day will be spent in visiting Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. In the afternoon, you will be driven to Delhi and proceed to the airport, from where you will board the flight for your onward destination.