The incredible cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur together are famous as the ‘Golden Triangle’ of India offering a glimpse of the country’s history, art, architecture, culture and cuisine. India's Golden Triangle offers a great introduction to the sights and sounds of the country. From busy bazaars and colourful tuk-tuks to tranquil temples and majestic mosques, this is the country that will surely overwhelm you with its beauty and diversity.
Reflecting the many colors and flavors of India's eclectic composition, contemporary Delhi is one where you will be inspired, amazed, fascinated and impressed at every corner. The India Gate, Red Fort, Jam Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Kutub Minar, Jantar-Mantar, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Akshardham Temple, Bahai Temple and many more are worth visiting in Delhi. The city is the perfect mix of the old and the new. From the colonial pillars of Connaught Place to the lanes of Chandni Chowk and the malls of South Extension, you will find discover a whole range of experiences here. Delhi is also a paradise for shopping, eating and sightseeing.
The magnificent Taj Mahal is, unsurprisingly, Agra’s premier sight. Nothing can really prepare you for the sheer scale and regal splendour of the structure up close. Try to time your visit with sunrise or sunset, when the Taj is at its most majestic. Nearby Agra Fort is also well worth a visit. From its walls, you can spot the Taj Mahal rising up in the distance.
At the triangle’s third corner is Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. It's known as the “Pink City” for its walled, pink-hued cluster of buildings. On the way to Jaipur, make a quick stop at Fatehpur Sikri, located about 40 kilometres from Agra. The city, founded by Emperor Akbar, is an architectural marvel. Wander around the centre to stumble across historical highlights such as Hawa Mahal and the impressive City Palace. Close to the City Palace is another prominent structure of Jaipur, the Hawa Mahal. Built of red and pink sandstone, this unique palace resembles a honeycomb hive. Jaipur is well known for its kaleidoscopic bazaars, traditional crafts and designs, so it’s the place to shop for fabrics and presents to take home.
For wildlife lovers, a stop at the Ranthambore National Park is recommended for close encounters wih India’s majestic tigers.
An all time classic, India's Golden Triangle tour offers you the opportunity to explore three of the most popular destinations and experience India’s culture and history. Get in touch with our holiday specialists for a customized tour itinerary, call us at +91-33-4052-5777.