Through the Golden Triangle

Golden Triangle
Golden Triangle

Possibly the best way to discover the vibrant and colorful enigma that surrounds India, Golden Triangle circuit takes you through the historical and cultural brilliance of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. A prominent route that hosts many of India’s great cultural gems, Golden Triangle tour is the classic introduction to India offering a good spectrum of the country’s diverse people, culture and landscapes. On the map, these form a roughly equilateral triangle, some 200-250km along each side. This triangle has been dubbed “golden” for the extraordinary wealth of cultural and historical splendor on offer in each of the three cities.

The circuit tour begins and ends in Delhi, the unruly capital and opulent metropolis of the country. A city of contrasts, Old Delhi with its fabulous frenzy and crumbling splendor was once the capital of Islamic India whereas the spacious and gracious New Delhi was built by British as their imperial capital. From the traditional bazaars to the majestic temples and tall minarets, Delhi is punctuated by ruins and monuments, vestiges of lost empires. While in Delhi, you can visit Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate, Parliament House, Birla Temple, Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Presidential Palace, Chatrapur Temple and more.

Whereas the regal splendor of Jaipur takes you into a journey through time that will leave you nostalgic.  Jaipur, the picturesque capital of Rajasthan also known as the Pink city was founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Sing II. Here you will find a well preserved and living past- stunning hilltop forts, glorious palaces and vibrant bazaars, the ambling camels and cheerful people in multi-hued costumes is what awaits you in Jaipur. Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Jama Masjid are some of the notable attractions around here.

Agra, once the heart of the Moghul Empire, boasts the unparalleled beauty of Taj Mahal, which adorns the banks of the Yamuna River. The romantic lure of Taj Mahal draws thousands of people from around the globe to witness this elegant and wondrous monument to love. Built in 17th century by Shah Jahan, the fifth Moghul emperor, in the memory of his wife Mumtaz, the Taj Mahal is an ode to the emperor’s eternal love for his wife. Sightseeing in the ruined city of Fatehpur Sikri and Hindu pilgrimage center of Mathura are other places of interest in Agra. So if you wish to immerse in the vast and varied land of India for the first time, allow us to make your experience an unforgettable one.

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