Varanasi and Taj Mahal tour from Mumbai – 7 days
The Hidden Gems of India!
- Pick up and drop to and from location including Cruise/ Airport/Railway station/hotel
- Take a boat ride with your guide on the sacred river Ganges to see the sunrise.
- Watch a performance of the Aarti (Oil Lamps)ceremony on the banks of the Ganges.
- Marvel at the plush Taj Mahal, and see the impressive Agra Fort in Agra
- Visit the heritage buildings within the Regal Circle, including the Prince of Wales Museum in Mumbai.
- Experience the popular Dhobi Ghat – the unique and colorful open laundry.
Fantastic way to explore Agra the city of the Taj Mahal, performance of the Aarti ceremony on the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi, and visit the ancient temples and modern city on this 7-day private tour.
Day 1: Arrival Mumbai
For the first day you will be picked up from the airport and transfer to the hotel. Later you will go for a Mumbai local sightseeing.
– If you arrive in the MORNING on day first, you will go for a sightseeing tour of Mumbai which includes Visit the heritage buildings within the Regal Circle, including the Prince of Wales Museum, the NGMA, and the Police Headquarters
– If you arrive in the AFTERNOON on day first you will be taken to Prince of wales museum,Gateway of India and Marine drive.
– If you arrive in the EVENING on day first you will go for Marine drive.
– If you arrive by NIGHT time take rest in hotel to get charge up for the next day.
Day 2: Explore Mumbai
Morning you will be picked up from your Hotel, then you will go for a sightseeing tour ofThis tour covers all the must-see places on any traveler’s itinerary to Mumbai, including the :
Gateway of India.Regal Circle,Bombay University,Oval Maidan cricket ground,Dhobi Ghat,The Town Hall,Victoria Terminus,The Municipal Building,Colaba Market,Marine Drive,Chowpatty Beach and Mani Bhavan.
It is an ideal tour to learn about the history and culture of Mumbai, and to introduce yourself to the wonderful city. Overnight Mumbai.
NOTE: Some of the monument remain close on Mondays in Mumbai,in that case we might show you some diffrent sightseeings of Mumbai,that also applicable if you have seen some of the monuments already on Day 1 of arrival.
Day 3: Departure for Varanasi
In the afternoon board an overnight train to the Hindu/Buddhist city of Varanasi.
In the evening you will board a train to Varanasi for overnight journey,your driver will drop you inside your coach and at your berth.Overnight in train.
NOTE:You will be on your own during train journey,purchase some snacks prior train journey like biscuits,potato wafers,bottel of water in advance
Day 4: Varanasi
When you will arrive at Varanasi Train station in the morning please be sure that you get out by yourself from the train at Varanasi railway station,your pick up would be waiting outside train coach.Please read arrival and departure instruction carefully on your train ticket.From station you will be assisted by our representative to transfer you to the hotel.After spending some relaxed moments, proceed on a guided tour of Varanasi, the religious capital of Hinduism. The sacred city, the symbol of Hindu renaissance and associated with spiritualism, mysticism, Sanskrit language and yoga will take you through the hallowed realms of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple (from outside), Bharatmata temple,Gyanvapi Mosque, Benaras Hindu University, the center of learning and civilization for over 3000 years and the biggest University in Asia and other important monuments including the sacred place for Jains, birthplace of Parsvanath, the twenty-third Tirthankar.
In the evening, against the sublime backdrop of the setting sun, attend the aarti at the Ghat. You will stay overnight at Varanasi.
Day 5: Varanasi – Agra
Very early morning, drive to Daswamedh Ghat at Ganges and take a boat ride with your guide on the sacred river Ganges to see the sunrise, the cremation Ghats and the sacred rituals. Watch hundreds of faithful take a bath and pray on the banks.The entire scene comes alive as a reassurance of Hindu faith and spiritualism. Return for a walk through the cobblestone streets along the banks of “Ganga” and see the buzz around the shops opening and selling holy beads, handicrafts, etc. Later in the evening you will be transfered to Station to catch the overnight train for Agra
Day 6 : Arrival Agra
When you will arrive at Agra Train station in the morning please be sure that you get out by yourself from the train at Agra railway station,your pick up would be waiting outside train coach.
Pickup and drive tothe hotel and after rest , your private guide will show you around the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and the Baby Taj.Overnight Agra
Day 7: Agra – Delhi / Onward journey
After breakfast in the morning, you will be transfered to Station to catch the train for Delhi/ Mumbai / Jaipur/Kolkatta/Chennai .
If you want us to take care any of your further travel/s and bookings you may contact or write us without any hesitation.
BE SURE ABOUT YOUR ARRIVAL TIME AND WAKE UP 30 MINUTES PRIOR OF YOUR STATION ARRIVAL TIME,ARRIVAL TIME WILL BE PRINTED ON YOUR TRAIN TICKET & WE WILL ALSO INFORM YOU AFTER WHICH STATION your destination STATION WILL ARRIVE.
Two Nights accommodation in 2 star hotel in Mumbai with breakfast. One Night accommodation in 2 star hotel in Varanasi on bed & breakfast basis. Round Trip Air condition Train Tickets. Sightseeing tour of Mumbai,Agra and Delhi by private air condition Car. Local Sightseeing & Boat Ride in Varanasi twice. All Arrival, Departure & Sightseeing By Private Car including fuel charges,driver allowance. Guide fees.
What’s Not Included:
Monument admission and camera fees
Good to Know:
*Rooms will be on triple sharing basis if you are 3 Participants, Double sharing basis if you are two participants and on Single sharing basis if you are only one participant.
Full name of passenger, their gender and age are required to book train tickets.
Train tickets may not always be available, especially on short notice.
Any one Copy of Valid ID: Driving licence/Passport/voter ID Number is required to booked the tickets.
Please carefully select dates as most of the Monuments in Mumbai remain close on Mondays and Taj Mahal remain close on Fridays and all monuments remain close on national holidays like Holi, Diwali, Christmas, Gandhi Birthday 2nd of October, Independence day 15th August, Republic day 26th January.
Dates could be different every year for Hindu holidays like Holi and Diwali, check calender for match
Departure TimePlease arrive by the timing specified by the tour operator.
Return TimeWhen the tour is over based on duration given above.
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable athletic clothing, hat and light jacket.