India as a land of colours, traditions, religions, pristine panorama, bio-diversity intrigues the interest of globetrotters all the time, but travellers on meeting with the land for the first time sometimes meet disappointment when not able to pick the right destinations for their tour. If you are an amateur, experiencing the incredible land of India, for the first time then Golden Triangle Tour is the ideal choice for you. Three of the culturally and naturally most thriving regions of India- Delhi, Agra and Jaipur constitutes three vertexes of Golden Triangle tour in India. The three cities showcase the natural plethora, architectural brilliance and traditional prosperity of the nation thereby jotting down the best of the experiences for the travellers.
Delhi– The capital of the nation, Delhi is the first destination on Golden Triangle Tours. Delhi being the political and commercial hub of India has also been capital of various dynasties that ruled the region. The city is segregated into two main regions known as Old Delhi and New Delhi. Exuding charms of Mughal rule in the city, Old Delhi is where mighty red sandstone edifice- Red Fort is situated. Situated in close proximity to Red Fort- Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India. The bargain filled Chandni Chowk is an ancient market selling beauteous curios.
The capital ruled by British colonizers for hundreds of years is greatly influenced greatly by it and preserves edifices and historic monuments dating back to that age. The Victorian style buildings in New Delhi stand testimony to the Western rule. India Gate is a war memorial raised to commemorate the soldiers who lost their lives during World War II and Afghan Wars. Qutub Minar located in South Delhi is the largest brick minaret of the world and is flanked by families and groups of youngsters picnicking in the vicinity.
Agra– A medieval city situated on the banks of River Yamuna, Agra made its presence felt on the world map with its stunning edifices. The city of three of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Agra unleashes magnum opus of Mughal architectural skills to the world and hence is an important part of Golden Triangle Tour packages. The splendour of Mughal era is best showcased at Taj Mahal, a white marble mausoleum; built to commemorate Shah Jahan’s wife Mumtaz Mahal, the beauty of this edifice is acknowledged by the world as it is announced a Wonder of the World. Tomb of Salim Chisti- Fatehpur Sikri and stunning Agra Fort are other two UNESCO sites in the city.
Jaipur– Formulating the third significant vertex of Golden Triangle Tours, Jaipur is the Pink City of the princely state of Rajasthan. The city ruled by Mughals and Rajputana rulers is still brimming with numerous spectacular edifices most of which is now converted into heritage hotels availing kingly experience to the visitors. A tour to Jaipur provides opportunity to explore various stunning properties such as City Palace and Hawa Mahal- a palace for royal ladies. An elephant ride towards the outskirts of the city takes one to the stunning hilltop edifice- Amber Fort also, a visit to Jantar Mantar- a royal observatory is also worth visiting while touring Jaipur. A colourful display of folk dance and music forms and a visit to local bazaar to buy some souvenir from the region bequeaths one with everlasting memories of the tour.