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Private 3-Night Agra and Varanasi with Sarnath Tour from Delhi by Train

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    Day 1: Delhi – Agra (Shatabdi Train), Agra – Varanasi (Overnight Train) (B,L,D)

    Pass By: Delhi Junction Railway Station, New Delhi 110006 India
    Get picked up from your Delhi hotel and transferred to the railway station to board the train to Agra. Tea, coffee and breakfast will be served on the train. Upon arrival at the Agra railway station, meet your driver-guide and begin your full day city tour of Agra.

    Stop At: Taj Mahal, Agra 282001 India
    Visit Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It was built by Mughal king Shah Jahan as a memorial to Mumtaz Mahal.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Agra Fort Rakabgani, Agra 282003 India
    This fort was made of red sandstone and was was was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, Yamuna River, Agra 282001 India
    A Mughal mausoleum often described as a "jewel box" and regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Train.

    Day 2: Varanasi arrival and sight-seeing (B,L,D)

    Pass By: Railway Ticket Counter, Railwayganj Colony, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221002, India
    Upon the arrival to Varanasi railway station you will be transferred to your hotel.

    Stop At: Sarnath Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026 India
    one of the three holiest sites for Buddhists. This is where the Buddha delivered his first sermon in 528 BC. There are many temples and stupas here, representing the many cultures where Buddhism is the dominant religious philosophy. Here you will also find the Bodhi tree – a peepul tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Ganga Aarti, Dashashwamedh ghat Varanasi Dashashwamedh ghat Road, Varanasi India
    Evening visit Ghats (river banks), temples and attend the Holy Ganga Aarti - a mesmerizing evening prayer ceremony. To the chant of Sanskrit mantras, and the clash of cymbals and drums, the river is worshiped with flowers, incense, sandalwood, milk and vermilion. Blazing camphor oil lamps reflect golden flames on the holy river’s waters and look enchanting.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel 3* or 4* as per price selection.

    Day 3: Varanasi – Delhi (Overnight Train) (B,L,D)

    Stop At: Dasaswamedh Ghat Road Bangali Tola, Varanasi 221001 India
    Take an early morning boat ride along the Ganges and catch the scene of devotees bathing and praying in the sacred water. Hindus believe that taking a dip in the river Ganges here absolves one from all sins.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005 India
    Established in 1916 by Madan Mohan Malaviya and Annie Besant with over 30,000 students residing in campus, it claims the title of largest residential university in Asia.

    Stop At: Bharat Mata Temple, Vidyapith Road, Varanasi 221001 India
    Visit Tulsi Manas Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, and Alamgir Mosque. Later, in the evening, transfer to the railway station to board the overnight train for Delhi.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in train.

    Day 4: Arrive Delhi

    Pass By: Delhi Junction Railway Station, New Delhi 110006 India
    Upon arrival at the Delhi railway station you will be transferred to your place of stay.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We do pick ups from all Delhi hotels / Vacation Rentals / private residences.

    Airports

    • Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, New Delhi, New Delhi 110037 India
    Departure Time
    5:00 AM
    Duration
    4 days
    Return Details
    Your Delhi city hotel
    Inclusions
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Private guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off in central Delhi hotels
    • Monument Entry Fee as per itineary
    • Entry/Admission - Taj Mahal
    • Entry/Admission - Agra Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah
    • Entry/Admission - Sarnath
    • Entry/Admission - Ganga Aarti
    • Entry/Admission - Dasaswamedh Ghat
    • Entry/Admission - Bharat Mata Temple
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved, comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Train timings and schedules are subject to change; if the train is running late, the tour might be modified accordingly
    • Group discount is available for group size of 2+ and 4+
    • A maximum of 6 people per booking is allowed
    • Travel in train will be in an air-conditioned coach
    • Vehicle used for transfers and sightseeing will be air-conditioned
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days 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 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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