Private 3-Night Agra And Varanasi With Sarnath Tour From Delhi By Train

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Days
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  • Departure Time :
    5am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Departure Details :
    Your Delhi city hotel
  • Return Details :
    Your Delhi city hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable


Travel by train from Delhi to Agra and Varanasi on this 3-night private sightseeing tour. In Agra, see the Taj Mahal and other world famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In the holy city of Varanasi, located on the banks of the river Ganges, visit the sacred Buddhist site Sarnath. In addition, witness the mesmerizing Aarti (prayer ceremony) on the banks of the Ganges to round out a trip you will never forget!


  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Rail Tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day

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

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. Then head to Agra Fort. This fort was made of red sandstone and was was was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD. Later, see AItmad-ud-daulah's Tomb inlaid with-precious stones.

Later in the evening, after dinner, transfer to the railway station to board a train for the overnight trip to Varanasi.

Day 2: Varanasi arrival and sight-seeing (B,L,D)
Upon the arrival to Varanasi railway station you will be transferred to your hotel.

Have breakfast at the hotel, and then go on an excursion to visit Sarnath, 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.

Return to Varanasi and in the 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.

Overnight at the 4-star Hotel Ideal Tower / Hotel Meraden Grand or similar.

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

After that, have breakfast at the hotel, and then later go to visit the world famous Benaras Hindu University, 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.

Day 4: Delhi

Upon arrival at the Delhi railway station you will be transferred to your place of stay.


  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Private guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in central Delhi hotels
  • Carbon offset certificate


  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved, comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

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