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 Golden Triangle Tour of India – A Complete Travel Guide

by Roberto Chevalier

The Golden Triangle tour of India is a fantastically designed introduction to the incredible sights and sounds of this culturally rich country and its ancient civilization. Starting from the bustling bazaars to the tranquil temples and majestic mosques, the India tour will never disappoint you. 

Apart from the noises and chaos, there are colourful markets, finger-licking delights, royal architectures and geographical diversity. Go through this article and know more about the Golden Triangle Tour of India.

What is Golden Triangle Tour of India?

The Golden Triangle Tour India is a route passing through Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. It is named as a triangle as these three cities make equilateral triangles when joined via a straight line over a map. 

Why Golden then? 

It is because of the extraordinary historical and religious sights that these three stops at the three different cities of India, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and, Rajasthan offer. 

Planning Golden Triangle Tour of India

Start your trip with from the capital city of India, Delhi. The wide tree-lined avenues and solid colonial architecture will leave you mesmerized. Delhi is known for India Gate, the war memorial, Qutab Minar and the palatial Rashtrapati Bhavan. The northern part of the Rajpath is known for the existence of Connaught Place, one of the important hubs for drinking and dining. Towards the southern corner lies the Khan market to suffice your shopping cravings. Try to keep two days of your India tour for Delhi sightseeing. 

After you have explored Delhi then venture to the next destination of the Golden Triangle Tour of India and this is Agra. Agra is known for the magnificent Taj Mahal, one of the romantic places of the world. Nothing can make you prepare for the sheer scale and the regal splendour of the Taj Mahal. Try to time your visit the Taj Mahal close to sunrise and sunset. After visiting the Taj Mahal, visit Agra Fort. After exploring the Taj pay a visit to the Fatehpur Sikri. Your India tour to Agra will remain incomplete if you do not visit Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri is the former imperial capital of the great Mughal emperor Akbar. 

On Day 5 of your Golden Triangle Tour of India, step into the royal city of Jaipur in Rajasthan. 2 days at times feel short for exploring the different corners of Jaipur because of our sheer royal grandeur. Jaipur is showcases for its famous Rajasthani architecture. At the heart of Jaipur lies the Pink city, the old walled quarter whose bazaars rank among one of the vibrant bazars of Asia. Some of the notable places to visit at Jaipur include Hawa Mahal, Ram Niwas Gardens, and Central Museum. The outskirt of the city has Nahargarh Fort, cenotaphs at the Royal Gaitor and temples of Galta.

After exploring Jaipur end your India tour by returning of Delhi. Take one day rest at Delhi to experience the sheer excellence of Golden Triangle Tour of India in retrospect. While at Delhi, you can now explore South Delhi. South Delhi has some of the city’s newest and most happening locales like Hauz Khas village, a lake side area with restaurants, bars and shops. 

Escaping from the crowd

Throughout the Golden Triangle Tour of India, if you are tired with the busy and crowded streets of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur then take a short break from this noise and chaos and escape to the Swaminarayan Akshardham. It is a Hindu temple and has a huge complex. This temple provides a welcome opportunity for peaceful stay-cation. 

The Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort will always be crowded and but if you want to visit this magnificent beauty then you are required to bear the pain of moving through the crowds. Less crowded parts in Agra in comparison to the Taj Mahal include Jodha Bai’s palace and Jama Masjid. 

Thus, from the bustling streets of the capital city Delhi, to the pink city of Jaipur and the Taj Mahal of Agra, this tailor-made trip ensures never ending fun and excitement. The best way to travel through the cities of this Golden Triangle tour is by train and by bus. Availing of public transport makes the tour budget cheap and helps in faster communication. So wishlist these three cities in your India tour and plan your voyage.