Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites with Golden Triangle Tour
In a diversified country like India, it is difficult to choose the destinations that you would want to visit during your vacation as India has an ample number of good places that call for a vacation. Choosing the Golden Triangle Tour 5 days, wherein you could get a chance to explore insights of the beautiful and famous cities of India.
Some Fantastic things that you would want to do during this tour include:
- Visiting the cities and beauty of rural yet beautiful India;
- Witnessing the key cultural and historical sites;
- Learning about local crafts and artisans;
- Interacting with the locals and Indian culture
- Exploring Indian lifestyles and traditions.
The India Golden Triangle is considered to be the ultimate photogenic tour package of India. You may explore the famous highlights of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur on a guided Golden Triangle India Tour Package that travels a round-trip from Delhi.
You would be amazed to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites during this tour, which are the gems of Indian architecture. Some of these are as follows:
- Qutub Minar: The Qutab Minar is touted to be the world’s tallest minaret made up of red bricks. It is 73 meters or 293.5 feet tall and consists of five stories. It was designated as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year 1993.
- Red Fort: Red Fort was chosen as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Delhi in the year 2007 for its beautiful blend of culturally different architectural designs. The fort consists of massive enclosing walls made up of red sandstone that gave this monument name as Lal Quila.
- Humayun’s Tomb: Humayun’s Tomb is a significant masterpiece that depicts the culture of the Mughal dynasty. It was named one among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the year 1993.
- Taj Mahal: It was in the year1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Witnessing the beauty of the Taj is beyond the imagination. Even it is one among the Seven Wonders of the World.
- Agra Fort: The Agra Fort is one of the most important monumental structures built by the Mughal Empire in the 16th century. This powerful fortress of red sandstone is also known as the Red Fort of Agra. There are several exquisite and beautiful buildings such as Moti Mahal, Khaas Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, and many more. It was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.
- Fatehpur Sikri: Fatehpur Sikri is a fortified ancient city located 40 kilometers west of the city of Agra. It was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. Its architectural style of structures of ancient times envisions the splendor of Mughal times. It constitutes four main monuments namely, the Jama Masjid, the Buland Darwaza, the Panch Mahal, and the Diwan-e-Khas.
- Amber Fort: In the year 2013, the magnificent Amber Fort of Jaipur was added to the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This fort is so adorable that it speaks of the splendor and grandeur of ancient times of the Rajput era.
- Jantar Mantar: Jantar Mantar was built in the year 1734 by king Sawai Jai Singh II located in Jaipur and has the largest sundial. All the astronomical instruments at Jantar Mantar are man-made. It has been considered as one of the largest observatories in the world holding the scientific as well as the cultural heritage of India. Later, in the year 2010 Jantar Mantar was listed in UNESCO’s world heritage sites as well.