Imagine a trip of amazement and discovery. The golden triangle tour in India is one of the most famous destination routes in the country and a popular tourist trail. The golden triangle tour comprises three of the emblematic cities of India- Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. The tour has an added attraction of the visit to the Ranthambore National Park, a well-known tiger reserve in the country. No wonder, the tour is magical and will deliver one of the finest cultural experiences in India.
The Golden Triangle tour starts with the city tour of the National Capital of Delhi where you would visit the picturesque attractions, historical places, and heritage sites and savor the tempting street food. Delhi is one of those historical cities that have a story from the past in every corner, adding to her endearing fascination.
Your Delhi tour takes you to two glaringly different parts of it- Old Delhi to the north and New Delhi to the south. You can spend a leisure evening at the lawns of India Gate, visit Rajghat, Jantar Mantar, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Lotus Temple to seek inner peace, Qutub Minar, the second tallest monument of Delhi, and visit the first garden-tomb, the Humayun’s Tomb for its stunning architecture. You haven’t experienced Delhi if you haven’t tasted its tempting, utterly flavorful, and high range of street food. The best dishes you can devour on the streets include that AlooTikki, Chole Bhature, Gol Gappa, AlooChaat, Bhalla Papdi, Samosa, and much more.
The next destination on the list is Agra. Hereyou will be spellbound after witnessing the architectural magnificence of The Taj Mahal, a masterpiece of the Mughal dynasty and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Agrais a haven for history buffs and architecture lovers.
Your trip to Agra includes a visit to Mughal era buildings like the Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a token of love for his wife Mumtaz. Agra Red Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Sikandra Fort, and Idmad-ud- Daulah’s Tomb are the popular attractions to visit in Agra. The traditional bazaars of Agra like Subhash Bazaar, Kinari Bazaar, and Raja ki Mandiare home to a large variety of rare artifacts, handicrafts, and souvenirs. It is acknowledged as one of the best street food serving spots in the country by many connoisseurs. Some of its most popular dishes are Mughlai Paratha, Bhalla, and Tandoori Chicken.
After spending a night in Agra, you will be transferred to Ranthambore by car.Ranthambore National Park is the biggest National Park in Northern India and one among the prominent wildlife tourist spots of India. It is a treat for many wildlife lovers and photographers with its rich flora and fauna and varied species of animals and birds. This was a former hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur. Go on a tiger trail at Bakula, hike up to the Ranthambore Fort, and also go on bird watching tours here.
After a morning safari at Ranthambore National Park, you head to Jaipur, the “Pink City” another notable gem and consist of several forts and palaces. Vibrant costumes, architecture, and scrumptious cuisines will make your trip a memorable one. Among the many places to visit in Jaipur, some of the top attractions include the City Palace which is known to be the formal residence of the royal family, visit the Amber Fort which is a blend of Indian and Mughal architecture, and the signature building of Jaipur, the Hawa Mahal. Go crazy shopping at Jaipur where you will be able to find the most authentic and traditional Rajasthani jewelry, and clothes. Buy precious gemstones at Johari Bazaar, pick up lac jewelry at Tripolia Bazaar, shop for marble sculptures at Chandpol Bazaar, and get some amazing deals on wooden souvenirs and colorful handicrafts at Mirza Ismail Road.
This is one of the best ways to experience the significance of India’srich heritage and culture like never before. The best time to go on a Golden Triangle tour is between October and March because summers are hot with high temperaturesin major parts of India. Therefore, planning a trip in winter gives you a chance to visit various places and make the most of your holidays.
Here’s an itinerary for your Golden Triangle Tour:
Day 1: Arrival at Delhi. Check in to the hotel. City tour includes Rajghat, Jantar Mantar, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhawan, and more. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
Day 2: Breakfast. Transfer to Agra. Check in to the hotel. In the evening, visit the historical Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Overnight stay at hotel in Agra.
Day 3: Breakfast. Transfer to Ranthambore. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. In the afternoon, visit Ranthambore Fort. Overnight stay at hotel in Ranthambore.
Day 4: Enjoy safari in the morning. Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Jaipur. Check in to the hotel. In the evening, visit the City Palace. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 5: Breakfast. City tour includes Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal. Later, enjoy shopping in the colorful bazaars of Jaipur. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 6: Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for flight back home.
Includes: Breakfast, sightseeing, safari and airport transfers.
Price: INR 21,500
Price per person in a twin-sharing room. 5% GST is applicable.