One of the most availed packages by domestic and international tourists is the ‘Golden triangle tour’. This package tends to cover the three Indian sparkling jewels of Jaipur, Agra and Delhi. It offers contrasts of the different cultures here. The tour can also be termed to be a wonderful way to enjoy snapshot of real, incredible India. This region boats of having majestic architectures, scenic beauty and glorious history, thus providing the tourists to enjoy and learn a lot. Through the tour, the tourist can get to know about the country’s rich cultural heritage. Some of the major attractions here, is sure to leave the tourist mesmerized and want more of it.
Golden triangle tour with Varanasi is one of the packages that are selected by many in this route. Varanasi, an important Hindu holy town is located quite close to the Golden Triangle tour. It is also known as Benares that is visited by thousands of tourists throughout the year. It is on the banks of river Ganges that this city is located and considered to be among the world’s oldest inhabited city. Being a culturally rich city, it is also a major Hindu pilgrimage centre attracting people of this sect from all over the world. There are several ghats located here and is undoubtedly the country’s religious capital.
Destinations covered in the Golden Triangle package
- Delhi: Being the country’s political capital, it is a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. New Delhi is where the parliament is located that seats the top decision makers of the country. It is at Old Delhi that boasts of having the major tourist attractions. From branded malls to heritage sites, Delhi does have everything to cater to people of all ages. Several dynasties had ruled here for centuries and had great control over the country. Such dynasties had left behind treasures and memories in the form of palaces, temples, forts, monuments, mosques, etc. The city’s main attractions are the Qutub Minar, Lal Quila (Red Fort), Moti Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb, Raj Path, Raj Ghat, Jantar Mantar, Lotus Temple, etc.
- Jaipur: It is a princely state located in the western Indian state of Rajasthan that belongs to the Rajas and Maharajas. This city is considered to have been designed keeping with the Vastu Shastra principles for prosperity and established by Maharaja Jai Singh 2 in 1727. The old city is mostly painted in pink color, thus earning its name ‘The pink city’. Jaipur city does boast of having stunning palaces, monuments, museums, handicrafts, colorful festivals and fairs, etc. The main attractions here are City Palace, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Chokhi Dhani and Nahargarh Fort.
- Agra: This city is on the International must visit heritage list with the Taj Mahal being the top draw. Great personalities and celebrities from all parts of the world come here to feel the romance in the air here and to capture themselves with the great Taj as the background.
A carefully and well researched package is sure to be found a thrill to visit and explore.