India is a fascinating land with many charming and awe-inspiring tourist attractions and the Golden Triangle Tour has unabashedly been one of the most sought-after tour itineraries of India tourist destinations.
Now, the question is why? What exactly this Golden Triangle Tour has in store for the tourists? To cut a long story short, it’s your crash course into India’s art and culture.
The Golden Triangle tour takes you on a soulful journey, connecting you to the wonders of three most iconic cities in India – Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Often referred to as the best trip itinerary in India; the Golden Triangle tour makes you indulge in the cultural and ethnic diversity of India along with delectable gastronomic offerings and beautiful locations for sightseeing.
1. Delhi – Heart of India
Renowned for its relics, Persian gardens, panoramic views, mouth-watering cuisines and the ethnic and cultural diversity, Delhi is truly the heart of India. Full of charm and beauty, Delhi is simply stunning.
Delhi has so many heritage sites that UNESCO has proclaimed it to be a ‘Heritage City’. There are certain amazing places that are famous for sightseeing, including the exquisite Red Fort, the majestic Qutub Minar, the testimony of Mughal architecture at Humayun Tomb, the Lotus Temple, Raj Ghat, India Gate, Jama Masjid etc. All these places have a unique story to tell. Stroll down the streets of Chandni Chowk, which is famous for shopping and eating street food. The delicious delicacies will surely blow your mind.
2. Agra – Home of Wonders
Agra is world renowned name for one reason – the Taj Mahal. But apart from the majestic monument, Agra has so much to offer that it instantly becomes a favourite among travellers. Agra was loved by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and he also intended to make it his capital. Hence, the city has been blessed with splendid Mughal architecture, including Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, and Itmad-Ud-Daulah.
Visitors can go for shopping at Kinari Bazaar, eat Mughlai cuisine, watch exotic birds at the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary or meet bears at the SOS Animal Rescue centre who were rescued from the cruel practice of bear dancing.
Agra is just 220 km away from Delhi. Hence, the Golden Triangle tour can take you to all the tourist attractions in Agra and get back to the capital on the same day. There are several luxurious hotels in Agra where you can have a spectacular view of the Taj Mahal. You can choose to stay back for a night, explore the nuances of Agra and go back to Delhi the next morning.
3. Jaipur – Land of Maharajas
The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is one of the most significant cities in India that reflects Indian heritage and culture so elegantly. Famous for the colourful and majestic architecture, including Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and Nahargarh Fort. Some of the old havelis (palaces) have been turned into heritage hotels where you get a personal experience of the royal lifestyle.
Traverse through the historic Pink City of India, go crazy over shopping Bandhej handicraft and embroidery, the bright and colourful Lehariya or tie-and-dye sarees, the charming Meenakari handicraft items, Kundan or Lacquer bangles, Mojris or local shoes, and the world-famous blue pottery are the best souvenirs to take back home.
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