One of the most popular tour packages that are availed by majority of the tourists, both from the domestic and international circuit is the Golden Triangle package. The reason for this is because, this package tends to cover the most important heritage and famous destinations located in the country. Those who are travel enthusiasts and eager to explore the different places here can enjoy the package immensely. It is rather regarded to be a virtual route that connects Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, forming a triangle with the three cities being its vertices. The Golden triangle’s perimeter is 720 km. It just takes about 5 hours to travel each arm.
All the three cities are undoubtedly famous in the country and do have its own tourist significance, hence, forming the heritage tour package. One can also avail Golden Triangle tour with Varanasi and enjoy the tour completely. Historical and religious importance can be found here, especially belonging to the 16th century. The travellers who are interested to know about the country’s rich history can get to know about the relics and monuments built during the rule of the British, Mughals and the Rajputs.
How to start the Golden triangle tour?
The tourist can actually start the tour with any of the desired vertices. However, foreign travellers prefer to start the trip with Delhi, since it is the country’s capital. Moreover, compared to Jaipur, the flight ticket to Delhi from abroad is quite affordable.
Things to do in Delhi
There are two distinct visible milieus in Delhi that cohabits with one another since the country’s independence. The first is considered to be the bustling metropolis that expands heavily regularly with regards to physical infrastructure. The second is Old Delhi which soaks in its past glory and moves towards a wonderful future. There are various places to visit in Delhi like the Humayun’s tomb, the Red Fort, two magnificent architectures that date back to 16th century. There are other imperial structures found here like the Jama Masjid, Qutb Minar, Purana Qila, Jantar Mantar, etc. Visiting these places is sure to transport the tourist to those ‘Shahi’ days.
Delhi – Agra
The town of Agra is just 230 kilometres away from the capital city of Delhi. The Yamuna Expressway or Taj Express Highway helps tourist to visit this place in just 4 hours. The iconic Taj Mahal is located here that is among the wonders of the world. Being built on the River Yamuna’s banks, it is Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor who is credited with its development.
Agra – Jaipur
Known popularly as the land of the Rajputs, Jaipur, the Pink city is a must visit. The Amer Fort of the 16th century, Hawa Mahal and other monuments are some of the popular attractions here. Jaipur is also called the Pink City. The hospitality of this place is not only welcoming and warm, but also mesmerizing.
In short, the Golden Triangle tour package is a must for those who would like to experience these places and enjoy it thoroughly.