The Golden Triangle tour is the most sought and popular tourist circuit. The reasons for its popularity amongst foreign travellers is because it traverses three prominent cities of India. These cities hold immense historical importance where one could see the architectural marvels, beautiful palaces, glorious forts and best of all India’s rich cultural heritage and diversity. The cities are Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Now, if you wonder why the name Golden Triangle. Well, if you take map of India, and connect these 3 cities with straight lines then the outcome will be a triagnle, hence, the name. Every visitor who have had experiences of this trip, he / she loved it. Therefore, here is a quick guide if you have this trip in your bucket list.
Delhi – The first stop of the Tour
Most of the travel operator choose Delhi as starting point of the tour. Being the capital of India, all the international flights come here. We at Crystal India Holidays, pick our clients from any area of Delhi NCR. There are a great many attractions in the city where one could go for sightseeing. If you are more into history then, Red Fort, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb, will attract you most. However, if you want to witness the local culture and tradition of the city, then you must visit Old Delhi specifically “Chandni Chowk”. In this area, you can enjoy local food and get a glimpse of how people in old time used to live here. All the Golden Triangle tour packages provide a rickshaw tour to chandni chowk which becomes highlight of the tour. For religious people, visiting Akshardham temple and temples in chhatarpur could be an exciting and spirital experience.
Agra – The second halt of the tour
Agra is famous for being the home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Yes, you guessed it right! Taj Mahal. This glorious monument was built by the orders of then Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. He was very fond of his wife Mumtaj Mahal. Her demise made a void in his heart. He wanted to remember and feel her presence for rest of his life. That was when he ordered to build Taj Mahal. Built with white marbels, Taj Mahal present an elegant view during sunrise. Hence, it is recommended to witness the sunlight illuminating the white walls of the monument. This could be a pleasant experience for you. Therfore, we have special package for Sunrise Taj Mahal tour. The sweet dish “Petha” happens to be one more popular thing of the city. You can’t leave the city without having a bite of this sweet dish.
Jaipur – the last stop of the tour
Referred to as the pink city of India, Jaipur has its own history. In the year 1876, Prince of wales and Queen Victoria was to visit this beautiful city. Since, pink is considered as the color of hospitality, therefore, then Maharaj of Jaipur, Ram Singh ordered to color the walls of all the buildings of the city with pink. Since, then Jaipur has maintained its pink color and gained the name pink city. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, which was home to Rajput Kingdom and tells a million saga about Rajput rulers. Having great hostorical and culture importance, this city has a lot to offer. You can visit Amber fort and can take an elephant ride. Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, and City Palace are some of the major attractions of the city. If you are someone who always take souvenir with yourself, then you must visit the local market of artifacts. The elegant designs and arts will blow your mind and convince you to buy them.
For travel buffs, who are visiting India for the first time, Golden Triangle tour is very much recommended. We, at Crystal India Holidays have almost a decade of experience in offering great travel experience to the tourists. Therefore, if you want to have an experience of your life, provide us an opportunity to serve you.