The golden triangle tour covers the 3 most important destinations in the tourist sector of India including – Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. These 3 cities have a rich historical record dating back to the era of the Mughal kingdom. The tourists will have the atypical opportunity to see that both modern and ancient tradition coexist in these cities. The 3 cities have a colorful culture and traditions.
The cities of the golden triangle India tour package have been blessed with some of the architectural splendors. The best and most remarkable monuments such as the Taj Mahal of Agra, the palaces and forts of Rajasthan, and the bright structures of Delhi are part of the golden triangle.
The cities of the golden triangle are within 300 km of each other. They have excellent connectivity with the entire country by road, train and air, which give them an advantage over other tourist destinations. Delhi and Jaipur have a world class international airport.
This tour starts from the capital of India. Being the center of power of the country, Delhi is a very important city. This city houses many majestic buildings and structures, which can impress tourists. It is one of the most developed cities in India with excellent infrastructure and facilities.
Today, one can find erect skyscrapers and a countless amount of bustling shopping complexes scattered throughout the city. The modern aspect of the city is marvelously complemented by the ancient areas of Delhi, which still offer visitors a glimpse into the old days of the city.
This city has been divided into 2 parts – Old Delhi and New Delhi. It is believed that the ancient areas of Delhi, for years, used to be the nerve center of the Mughal rulers and have built many defensive walls in the area.
The Red Fort built by Emperor Shah Jahan is the best example of Mughal architectural brilliance. It was under Edwin Lutyens that planning for New Delhi began when the British decided to move their capital from Calcutta to Delhi.
Sites to be Visited in Delhi
Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Red Fort is some of the Delhi’s scintillating monuments. House of Parliament and Presidential Mansion ‘Rashtrapati Bhavan’ is the pride of Indian democracy is the magical structure that has remained standing since British eras.
Like its rich history, Delhi’s museums have some fascinating stories to tell visitors. The tourists can collect a lot of information about Delhi and its amazing history while visiting these museums.
As the capital, Delhi hosts a large number of migrants from across the country, which comes here for a better life. Then, one will find that there is a mixture of people living together, which has also led to the mixing of their culture. Therefore, the city has a very colorful culture and traditions.
Delhi is a paradise for tourists addicted to shopping, as there are many markets and shopping centers. This city has very good connectivity with other tourist destinations such as Rishikesh, Shimla, Mathura and Mussoorie.
The next destination of the golden triangle tour packages India is the city of the Taj, Agra. Among all the royal monuments of India, no one has remained as much love and wonder as the Taj Mahal. This endless symbol of love builds by Mughal king Shah Jahan in loving memories of his beloved wife Mumtaz is a dazzling architectural marvel. Located on the banks of the Yamuna River, this magnificent monument is the biggest tourist attraction of India.
Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daulah Sikandra Tomb, is some of the top tourist places of Agra. All these tomb stones have a flawless historical background and are proud representatives of the marvel of past engineering.
Shopping in Agra
Agra offers many shopping places for tourists. From traditional items to the most recent, there are many shopping activities that visitors can enjoy. This city is famous for its crafts made of beautiful marble. Other famous things to buy in Agra include leather ware, brass products, carpets, jewelry, and embroidery work clothes.
Some of the best shopping spots in this city are Kinari Bazar, Sadar Bazar, Raja-ki-Mandi, Munro Road, and Sanjay place. The tourists can try purchases at the various emporiums of the state government, which generally sells the item at a fixed price.
The bird sanctuary of Bharatpur, which is a few kilometers from Agra, is an excellent destination for nature lovers. More than 380 different species of birds inhabit this sanctuary. During winter, it receives wandering birds from a colder area of Siberia.
This is considered the first planned city in India. For a long time, it used to be the capital of the Rajput kings of Rajasthan. The design and structure of Jaipur reflect the real past of the place. The busy streets of the city have something to offer to all visitors.
Several amazing monuments of the city remind tourists of their history. Jaipur is also known as the pink city that has a rich historical history. More than 300 years ago, when the Mughal Empire of India was in decline, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II of Amber found this city and commissioned the famous architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya to build this city.
Sites to be Visited in Jaipur
Jaipur is one of the most famous tourist destinations of India. The palaces, forts, temples, havelis, gardens and several colorful bazaars in the city are simply splendid. The important tourist points of the city are the City Palace, the Hawa Mahal, the Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, and Amber Fort. The Nahargarh fort was built in the year 1734 by Maharaja Jai Singh II.
It is one of the most charming attractions of all the forts in the city. This fort forms a fabulous view when illuminate at night. One can have a unique view of the entire city from Nahargarh fort. However, much of the unique structure of this enormous fort is now in the ruins.
Bazaars of Jaipur
Jaipur is one of the most significant jewelry production centers of India and is the largest exporter of jewelries like Kundan, silver oxide, pearl, etc. Jaipur bazaars meets the needs of all types of tourists. Some of the important bazaars like Bapu Bazaar, Tripolia Bazaar, and Johari Bazaar.
Among them Johari bazaar is the most famous bazaar for jewelry. Jewelry products such as earrings, necklaces, bracelets, anklet, rings, and bangles can be found in large quantities in the Johari bazaar.