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Golden Triangle Tour is the most-liked and preferred holiday tour in India by not only Indians but foreign tourists as well. The reason for the popularity of this tour is the 3 most beautiful cities included in the trip which are Delhi, Agra, and the Pink city-Jaipur. All these 3 cities have something extraordinary to offer to their visitors. While Delhi offers the history of the Mughal Empire, Agra lets you watch one of the Seven Wonders of the Wold, and Jaipur, on the other hand, would take you to a ride into the foregone days.

The monuments and palatial architectures of the Mughal and Rajput era have a rustic charm that gets etched in the visitors’ hearts. During this tour, you can experience the rich Indian culture, heritage, architecture, art, and history all at once. Besides the forts, monuments and palaces explore the lives of common people there, treat yourself with the delectable traditional food, witness the cultural activities, and participate in the festivities if you get a chance. The real essence of traveling is to see the traditions and culture of a place and explore places as much as you can. 

A glimpse at the Golden Triangle Tour of India:

1. Delhi:

Delhi the capital city of India is the first city you would visit under the Golden Triangle Tour. Delhi is a city where you can see the mixture of Old Delhi with cultural & heritage structures and modern Delhi with the new architectural styled buildings, hotels, and brand stores. The city has a rich history associated with it. You can spot several mosques, monuments, forts, and ancient structures showcasing proudly the legacy of the past. Apart from this, there are many lush green flourishing gardens to relax. As a great tourist place, Delhi offers many vibrant markets for some souvenir shopping. Also, the food here is delicious, you can treat yourself with amazing Mughlai food and other mouth-watering dishes. The trip includes visits to all the famous touristy places including the following top attractions:

  • Lotus Temple:
  • Jama Masjid:
  • Red Fort:
  • Qutub Minar:
  • Humayun’s Tomb:
  • India Gate
  • Red Fort
  • Akshardham Temple
  • Rashtrapati Bhawan

For shopping purposes, you can visit the famous markets in Delhi namely Delhi Haat, Chandini Chowk, Sarojini Bazaar, and Janpath market. You can purchase at fewer prices if you can show some bargaining skills.

2. Agra:

The second destination in the Golden Triangle Tour is Agra- the city which is known and famous worldwide as it houses the “Taj Mahal” one of the 7 wonders of the world. The astonishing city Agra offers you much more than just the Taj Mahal. There are numerous monuments, ancient forts, and structures that are awe-inspiring and worth visiting. People who are interested in history and culture can enjoy their time visiting the old monuments and forts. Agra was once the capital city of Mughal empires, hence you can see the imprints of Persian and Islamic architectural design in most of the structures and trust me visiting those Mughal-era buildings and knowing history about them is like going back in the time of Mughal era. The city is home to 3 UNESCO heritage sites also it is known for its big Persian designed lush green majestic Gardens, you can relax there if you are visiting the place in the summertime.

Some of the popular tourist attraction to cover in Agra on Golden Triangle Tour are as follows:

  • Taj Mahal
  • Agra Fort
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Hawa Mahal
  • City Palace
  • Amber Fort
  • Nahargarh Fort

Apart from visiting places, you can go shopping in the various markets which are famous for their handicrafts and leather items. Sadar Bazaar is one good option to start with and yes remember to keep your bargaining spirit high to have a pocket-friendly shopping. After done with shopping too, take some time to feed your hungry stomach. Agra city has this amazing Mughlai food that can’t be resisted by anyone. If you are a non-vegetarian, this place is like a food paradise for you.

3. Jaipur

Jaipur is the city that would steal your heart the moment you step in it. Visiting its touristy places and famous attractions will make you fall in love with this beautiful place. It is widely known for its cultural heritage that attracts lakhs of national and international tourists every year. Jaipur is also known as “Pink city” as its every other building and popular architectural structures are painted in the hues of pink. The city abodes several monuments and historical sites that are worth visiting. You can experience the rich culture of Rajasthan and the vibrant social life here. The city is home to some of the wonders of architectures, one such example is Jantar Mantar, which is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. During the Golden Triangle Tour some of the famous attractions worth visiting are mentioned below:

  1. Amer Fort
  2. City Palace
  3. Jantar Mantar
  4. Nahargarh fort
  5. Albert Hall Museum
  6. Jal Mahal
  7. Jai Garh fort
  8. Birla Mandir

After satiating your thirst for witnessing the heritage monuments and palaces if you get some spare time, you can go shopping in the vibrant markets of Jaipur Streets. There are endless things to purchase from the market of Pink city. The city is a shopping paradise for the shopaholic person. Some famous Bazaars you should visit are Johari Bazaar, Tripolia Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar, Kishanpole bazaar, Nehru Bazaar, and many more.