Astir Blend of Modern and Ancient culture National Capital Territory of Delhi, the Mughal grandeur of Agra and the Majestic Rajputs of Jaipur is one of the most traveled trios of India. Known as the ‘Golden Triangle’ would give an opportunity to go on a journey of resplendence. Each destination of India’s Golden Triangle represents the diverse culture, traditions, architecture, spicy food, fantastic sights of colorful traditional Bazaars, supreme accommodation and would blow your mind with its Rich History.
A short alluring 5-7 day Tour to India’s Golden Triangle Tour is enough to explore the three big magnificent cities of India, situated at the equidistance of 200-250kms from each other, you could extend your trip to cover other nearby places.
So this article is a guide for those who are planning out their trip this vacations for the ‘Golden Triangle of India’.
A Quick Guide to Delhi
Way to Reach Delhi
The Indira Gandhi International Airport is a lively destination for all International Flights. A large number of Top class Flights like Air India, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and many more flights connecting directly to the world’s major cities Delhi. Providing a facile and comfortable journey to the first destination of the Golden Triangle India. There are also other ways to Visit Delhi are via Railways (three main railway stations- Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station, New Delhi railway station, and Old Delhi railway station) and as well by road.
Delhi is Heart of India, almost every Indian must have visited the Capital city once in their life. This is the place where you can see the whole of India and is the first Destination of the Golden Triangle tour route which will spellbind you with its Busiest Old Streets to its magnificent Heritage-Rich architecture, ancient monuments like Red Fort, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, Jantar Mantar, Rashtrapati Bhawan, and Asia’s Biggest markets like Sadar Bazar, Chandni Chowk, and the ancient Temples- Swaminarayan Akshardham temple, ISCON, most visited Gurudwara Bangla-sahib and still have a long list. For accommodation, New Delhi is the best place to get the best Luxury hotels.
A Quick Guide To Agra
Way to reach Agra
Agra is the second destination of the Indian Golden Triangle Tour, it is also located in the Heart of India in the state of Uttar Pradesh with a distance of 240kms from Capital Delhi. There is no international airport serving this city, at a distance of about 12.5kms from the city center is Agra Airport also called Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Civil Terminal.
For the ones who are planning to reach Agra by Train, The Agra Cantonment, Raja ki Mandi, and Agra Fort are the three main railway stations in Agra that bind the grandeur city with other historical cities in India.
The Land of the Legendary Taj Mahal welcomes you to encounter the Eternal Love, Marvels of Mughal Heritage and sweetness of hospitality. There are many major attractions of this dynamic city, the journey of exploration starts with the everlasting epitome of the love that is one of the seven wonders of the world, of course, the Taj Mahal, which is one of the major ancient Mughal Monument with a mesmerizing well-known history of the world.
There are surely many other structures which bind the eyes of the tourists and give an urge to see more of it like Agra Fort, Akbar’s Tomb, Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah, also known as Baby Taj, Moonlight Gardens-Mehtab Bagh, Anguri bagh, Jama Masjid, Wildlife SOS, Chini Ka Rauza, Taj Museum, Fatehpur Sikri, and for shopping Agra is famous for white marble and its artifacts and carvings, leather goods, carpet making, in its thriving markets-Sadar Bazaar, Shah Market, Kinnari Bazaar, enjoy the most congested roads, and not the least mouth-watering sweet made of White Pumpkin called ‘Petha’. This city is a blessing for India, should visit at least once in your life.
A Quick Guide to Jaipur
Way to Reach Jaipur
The third most colorful destination of the Indian Golden Triangle Travel is Jaipur, the Capital city of Rajasthan. It serves you with the best Air transport facility, it has both international and domestic terminal and is well connected to most of the cities across the globe with a number of airlines operating on a regular basis. There are mainly two airports in Jaipur, One of the major airports is Jaipur International Airport (11th busiest Airport in India) and the Sanganer Airport.
City of Hospitality, Maharaja Sawai Maan Singh painted his Province with Pink (color of hospitality) in 1876 to welcome Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria. Even today the old city of Jaipur is embellished with Pink walls which is the major attraction point for tourists. The city of royals is adorned with many resplendent Forts like Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, and the City Palace are the Jewels of Jaipur. Jaipur Literature is full of traditional events and Festivals: Chaksu Festival, Sitla Mata Festival, Elephant Festivals, Rides such as Elephant safaris, Hot Air Balloon Ride are some major attractions of Jaipur.
For the spicy food lover, Jaipur has a famous Rajasthani Cuisine, Daal Baati Churma is such a delight, Ghewar an occasionally made sweet is also a masterpiece of Jaipur.
City’s Folk Music and Dance, Puppet Shows are again the attention seeker of Tourists. For shopping lovers, Jaipur could be the best place to have such a splendid experience with the colorful markets of Big and Small shops.
Nearby Adventure Spots: Ranthambore Tiger Reserve and National Park (distance-140km), must-visit.
Important things to note on the Golden Triangle Tour India:
- Book your Golden Triangle Tour Packages in advance, might face non-availability of Trains or Buses Tickets.
- Carry limited baggage and Luggage, before going for the Monuments visit, kindly take complete information, like most of the places do not allow video camera, not even a pen and a paper.
- Choose the appropriate Travel operators, don’t fall victim to scams or frauds.
- Keep your battery backup ready for such a long trip.