In a country like India, where there are countless places to visit, its becomes overwhelming to choose which places to visit but the Golden Triangle tour is one of the best tours to get you acquainted with India. It’s the perfect way to explore India’s rich historical legacy. Whether you’re on a family vacation or a romantic getaway, the Golden Triangle tour should be on your India tour list. It spans around 3 beautiful cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. From the Qutub Minar in Delhi to Amber fort in Jaipur and of course, the breath-taking Taj Mahal in Agra. Travelling between these cities is easy with well kept roads and train journeys. Here are some highlights of the tour :
Delhi is the best place to experience history, culture, food, spirituality, madness and mystery. For a systematic Golden Triangle tour, one should start from Delhi. It has one of the most famous international airport and is well connected to most of the countries. Famous for its over crowded lanes and delicious street food, Delhi tours have a lot to offer. It has several monuments which have been recognized as the National Heritage site by the Archaeological Survey of India. Major heritage sites include the Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort, Jantar Mantar, India Gate, Purana Qila and Qutub Minar whereas the Akshardham Temple, Lotus Temple and the Birla Temple are some prime example of modern architecture. For accommodation, Delhi has hundreds of fantastic cheap hotels and resorts to choose from, each with their own charm and character.
Agra is home to Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. Agra, which was the capital during the Mughal Empire is known for some of the finest structures all around the world. Apart from the grand Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Sadar Bazaar, Sikandara, Moti Masjid should be explored without miss. Agra is well connected by road, air and rail to major Indian metropolis. It is around 200 kilometres from Delhi. Besides sightseeing, other activities in Agra include shopping for handicrafts and leather accessories and jewelleries.
The capital of Rajasthan state of India, also known as pink city due to the red stone buildings is an attractive city with lots of gardens, palaces, parks, monuments and forts. Jaipur is known for its beautiful ‘City Palace’, which reflects a perfect blend of the Mughal and Rajasthani architectures. Apart from that, take an elephant ride to the top of the hill in Amber fort and experience the glorious architecture. Some other tourist attractions include Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort and Jantar Mantar. Famous shopping destinations for gems, traditional outfits etc are Bapu Bazaar and Johari Bazaar.
The Golden Triangle is the most popular tourist route in India, and for very good reason. They have some of the world’s best architecture. Along with historical monuments, this tour welcomes the globetrotters with the colourful culture of the place. Thus, Golden Triangle Tour is a must do trip for all those who love to relish the grandeur of India. Take a break from the hustle bustle of the city and book your trip to the cultural hub of India at www.travango.co.uk/social .