India’s Golden Triangle is a tourist route that connects three cities like Delhi, Agra & Jaipur for a fascinating, decadent, and historical holiday. This connection between the towns forms roughly as Triangle. This Golden Triangle has been added with a nickname “golden” for the extraordinary prosperity of cultural and historical magnificence in these three cities.
The travel for the Golden Triangle starts from Delhi, India’s capital, moving on to Agra’s south side, the place represents a monument of love. Then moving on to the west side, Jaipur, Pink city of India, and then Delhi to complete the Golden Triangle travel tour.The Golden Triangle trip could be a fantastic trip for someone who dreams of spending time with loved ones, enjoying the spectacular architecture of Mugal’s iconic monuments & maharaja’s historical forts and gardens, masjids, and temples.
These three cities of Golden Triangle offer the best Asian bazaars and have ample of options available for shopping for all age groups and for everything which fascinates you to shop for the things, even you don’t need.Food, the utmost significant chunk of any trip, so The Golden Triangle offers you to taste and relish the flavor of the delicious north Indian food, lovely South Indian food, perfect continental, famous Chinese bites, delightful Mexican diet, well-known Rajasthani palate, royal Muglai foodstuff and topmost the mouthwatering Indian street chaats.
Let’s take a trip tour for Golden Triangle with a detailed travel itinerary.
The capital of India, the most crowded place at the start of the journey for the Golden Triangle. Traffic and pollution might distract you. However, Delhi being the congested capital welcomes the tourist, and provides ease of travel.
Staying in Delhi hotels is never a hurdle; there are countless guest houses, 3-star hotels, 5-star hotels, Motels, Lounge, and 3-star to 7-star Resorts, considering your budget to spend money on a decent stay. Start exploring Delhi with Chandni Chowk, the oldest and vibrant market in Delhi with the small chaat corners to huge branded showrooms. Sarojini Nagar, Rajouri Garden, Dilli Haat Bazars, Connaught Place, Palika Bazar, Karol Bagh, Kamla Nagar Market, Tibetan Market, Khan Market, Lajpat Nagar Market, Nehru place, Sadar Bazars, and many more, also options available for shopping in every site of Delhi.
Then, the incredible Red Fort or Lal Qila. Constructed on the Yamuna sets. The parade of republic day and Independence Day is the desirability for any local and tourist, both.
Nearby is the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India for 25,000 to pray together. You can walk through the courtyard and catch a glimpse of the Red Fort in the distance.
You can visit Raj Ghat the memorial cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. Several other samādhis of other famous leaders can be found in the surrounding area of Raj Ghat.
Humayun’s tomb or Maqbara-e-Humayun is the resting grave of the Mughal king, Humayun. His first wife commenced the tomb in the 16th century.
Evenings are beautiful at India’s gate with the lights, add the glory, 42-meter gate at the center point of the city, with a crowd of locals and tourists enjoying the snacks and street chaats.
The next destination of Golden Triangle is Agra, on the way to Agra, Fatehpur Sikri. Mughal Emperor Akbar founded the small city. The place is in one of the UNESCO world heritage sites, a famous tourist attraction place, and the only real example of Mughal architecture. Jodha bai palace, Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, the fort of King Akbar for his wives, and the masjid within are the must-visit sites in Golden Triangle tour being the integral parts of the Indian heritage.
Heads to Agra, the place to visit to explore the wonder of Golden Triangle, among the Seven Wonders of the World. The Taj Mahal is a historical monument, Epic to Love, constructed by Mughal King Shah Jahan, in loving memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Begum. Visiting The Taj Mahal would be the treasured movement of the Golden Triangle tour.
Agra offers to stay in 3-star hotels to 5-star hotels within the city. You need to figure out the stay according to your essential needs to remain and the economic priority.A person visiting Agra will love to see the local street market for art, craft & handicraft items. Wholesale markets of shoes, leather products, and textile and embroidery varieties are available in Agra city in the whole of Uttar Pradesh. Sadar Bazaar, Subash Bazar, Kinari Bazaar, Raja ki Mandi, Shah Market, and Shahganj Bazar, and few more local markets are also well known for the shopping.
Moving on further to the awaited destination of Golden Triangle, Jaipur, and Capital of Rajasthan. One of the largest cities in India, known as The Pink city. It is the imperial land of Maharaja’s signifying the Rajasthani Royal culture. Jaipur embraces many historical monuments, forts, temples, museums, and topmost the old city Bazars, legendary in Asian markets.
Jaipur’s stay arrangements are the calmest task because of several possibilities of 3-star hotels to 5-star hotels, lounges & Resorts. Amber Fort, the fort on the top of Aravali hills, build beautifully by Raja Maan Sigh, precisely next to the Martha Lake, and the reflection of the defense in the lake is like a mirror view. Sheesh Mahal, Hall of Mirrors is a legendary hall in Amber fort is fully decorated with countless glasses, mirrors, precious & semi-precious stones.
Jal Mahal, a palace in the middle of Man Sagar Lake, nowadays, has become a prominent picnic spot with elephant, camel & Horse ridings with many chaat stalls to enjoy the perfect evening.
Nahargarh Fort is one of the majestic and magnificent forts constructed for defense purposes, but it was never attacked.
Jaigarh Fort oversees the Amber fort, on the top of Aravali hills called Cheel ka Teela. It has a compact and similar structure as Amber Fort.
Khole Ke Hanuman Ji, the old Temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, is surrounded by hills. Great & Peaceful place for the natural hill view, especially in Rainy season.
City Palace, the Royal Residence of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The City Palace is located in the middle of the old city wall of Jaipur.
Hawa Mahal is a palace in Jaipur well known with the name of “Palace of Breeze,” constructed with red and pink stone, the castle stands on the edge of the City Palace.
Albert Hall was made for the town hall purpose; this world-class heritage building is situated in Ram Niwas Garden, well maintained by the government. Unique Egyptian Mummy, Vintage paintings, art & Culture monuments, Carpets, Jewelry, coins, Woodwork & Furniture, ivory, stone, Musical Instruments, Rajasthani Textile & Work items, Clay Statues & metal sculptures.
For shopping lovers, there are countless options of old Bazaars like Bapu Bazaar,Nehru Bazar, Choura Rasta, Tripoli Bazar, Badi Choupad, Choti Choupad, Katla, and Johri Bazar all are famous for all garment varieties, Jaipuri print suits, Kurties bed sheets, Jaipuri Bhandhej & Lehriya in cases, Dupattas, skirts & Sarees, , Kundan, Meena, Rajasthani Lakh, and Gold & Silver are majorly sole items.
Next step, Back to Delhi with the unforgettable, lovely memories captured in cameras & complete the Golden Triangle trip. Visiting the three cities with rich & royal culture would provide you, the immense experience.
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FAQ on Golden Triangle Trip.
There are various sightseen around the Golden Triangle trip. The Golden triangle trip usually takes 6-7 days, if you really want to explore the cities from historical monuments to shopping local markets and food taste of restaurants. Else, 5 days are sufficient for the Golden Triangle trip.
The best way to travel Golden triangle is by road. You can drive through the connecting highways. You can hire cab or private taxi to enjoy the awesome golden triangle trip.
Ans. There are numerous food option available in Delhi, Agra & Jaipur too. There are many small dhabahs, restaurants and five star hotel available as per your choice and budget. These cities are famous for the street food and chaats corners. Rajasthani food, Chinese, Mughlai cuisine are accessible food choice.
Ans. There are various hotels for stay from 3 star categories to 5 Star hotels. Guest houses are also can be an option for comfortable stay.