India is a country blessed with plenty of beautiful destinations and experiences of a lifetime. In its vast diversity, there are many places of great history, heritage, culture and so much more that can hardly be covered in one trip. So, when time is short and you would like to cover the highlights, then the Golden Triangle Tour is the ideal experience in India. The tour circuit covers three amazing cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. What makes this circuit special is that in a short span of time you can enjoy a memorable insight into the rich architecture, heritage, culture, traditions, and pampering hospitality of India. Looking like a triangle on the map, each of these cities is at a distance of 200-250 km, and can be covered in a week.
For the first-time traveler or for a short vacation to relive the charms of India, a trip to the Golden Triangle Circuits is a dream come true. If you looking for reasons to plan this for yourselves, here are 7 reasons that you must try out the tour:
- A glimpse of Masterpieces of Architecture
The masterpieces of Indian architecture include marvels of the various unique. First and foremost the “Wonder of the World” Taj Mahal is one of the reasons to plan any India tour. One of the most recognized landmarks of the country is also known as an “icon of love”. The monument is a white marble mausoleum with an ethereal view and an interesting design and layout.
The first stop of the Golden Triangle tour India, Delhi has some amazing wonders of architecture including the three UNESCO listed world heritage sites- Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, and Qutub Complex. Lotus Temple, Akshardham temple, Birla Mandir, India Gate, and Rashtrapati Bhavan are few other sights to definitely explore. Besides The Taj Mahal, Agra has the mighty Red Fort, Tomb of Itmad-ul-Daulah, Akbar’s Tomb, and the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri. The marvels of Rajputana-style architecture in Jaipur are impressive specimens of architecture. Explore the hill fortress of Amer, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Jantar Mantar, and royal palaces turned into luxury heritage hotels.
- Shopping for the best picks
Shopping is a must-try pleasure when traveling to India. When you are in such a vast and diverse country then be assured you have a variety to shop for. With the Golden Triangle tour heck out three of the best places for shopaholics to get their hands on the best bargains.
Delhi being the Indian capital has many markets that have artwork and specialties for almost all states of the country. Agra is a great place to shop for leather shoes and marble handicrafts. Jaipur has many colorful bazaars to shop for handicrafts, puppets, lac bangles, textiles, quilts, gems stones, silver jewelry, models, and so on.
- Food paradise
India is a haven for foodies and the Golden Triangle circuit has not one. But three amazing food paradises. Delhi has mouthwatering street food for fine dining. The variety of paranthas, spicy chaat, Gol Gappa, cholebhature, tandoori chicken, etc. are a must-try. In Agra, Mughlai dishes and petha in a dessert are savory treats. Jaipur presents a platter of Rajasthani cuisine, dal-bati-churma, lassi, faluda, mawa, pyaz and dalkikachori, ghevar, etc. Every day, each destination of the tour of the Golden Triangle will have a treat for your taste buds. For the picky-eaters, each city has options of Continental dishes, special diets, and more.
- Easy and hassle-free traveling
The best thing about the Golden Triangle circuit is the three destinations form a triangle on the map of India and are just 200-250Kms away from each other. The brief India tour does not take a long time to reach and saves your time for sightseeing. Even the journey to the destinations is a much interesting one. There are stops en route that offer wonderful sightseeing, delicious taste of Indian food at the dhabas, and beautiful views.
Photographs are a way to capture cherished memories. On a Golden Triangle tour, you will get many chances. From the ethereal Taj Mahal at sunrise to Jaipur’s Amer Fort bathing in early sunshine to the Lotus temple or any of the architectural wonders are best captured in photographs. While not just the pics of the sites, click photographs of yourselves with these wonders.
- Facilities and Services
India believes in treating guests like divine beings. Hospitality is in the very tradition and culture of the country. The heritage hotels are a must-try as they offer an experience of a lifetime.