If you are planning for a trip to India, you must never to visit the Golden Triangle of India, which comprises of Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan. These places will tell you about the rich culture and heritage our country. Golden triangle is a blend of metropolitan city (Delhi), a medieval city (Agra) and the pink city (Jaipur). Thus, you can have the complete flavor and colors of India in these three cities, also you get a chance to experience India’s vast diversity of the sights, sounds, colors, architecture and all the admiring beauty of the whole country.
So, if you are planning for a Golden triangle visit, then let’s start from Delhi, the capital of India. It is a modern metropolitan city which is home to the people of different languages, religions and cultures. The thing that adds to its beauty is its rich heritage and cultural that could be seen at every nook and corner of her streets. The city is the perfect mix of the old and new. Historical monuments like Red Fort, India Gate, Qutab Minar, Lotus Tempe, and Humayun’s Tomb etc will take you to the rich past of India and you want to have the real taste of Delhi you should never miss places like Sarogini Nagar, Cannaught place, Chandi Chowk etc. From the colonial pillars of Cannaught place to the antique and old markets of Chandi Chowk to the busiest streets of Sarojini Nagar to the lavishing malls of South Extension, you will discover the widest range of experiences here.
Now, coming to the medieval city Agra, also known as the capital of Mughal Emperors is known for its rich tradition of handicraft and culture. Here you will experience a completely different type of atmosphere. It’s a city with splendid Mughal –era buildings. The biggest claim of Agra, Taj Mahal, stands as a biggest tribute to love and love beyond life. The other historical monuments to visit here are Fatepur Sikri, Agra Fort etc. which are famous for its Mystic Sufism.
Next is the pink city, Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. It is said that this city was actually color washed with pink to create an impression similar to the red sandstone of the mughal cities. Jaipur has all the amenities of a big city but its real charm and beauty lies in the inner lanes and streets of her markets. The atmosphere of this city is infused with the fragrance of romance, adventure and its rich historical tradition. Besides, all these things Jaipur is known for its camel rides, elephant rides, folk culture, desert sounds, traditional handicrafts and other colorful experiences that you can hope to experience.
So, these are three riveting cities of India, also known as the Golden triangle of India. By visiting these places, you can know a lot about the rich culture and heritage of our country.
Golden Triangle tour for five days:
You should start your journey from Delhi. In the first day you should visit historical places like Raj Ghat, Red Fort, Jantar Mantar, Red Fort, Jama MASJID, Qutab Minar and many more as you wish.
You must visit places like Chandni Chowk, Sarojini Nagar, Cannaught Place etc. where you can get a lot off stuff to shop and one of the best restraints for food.
On third day, you can go to Agra. In root you may also visit Mathura – the birth place of Lord Krishna. In Agra, you must visit monuments Agra Fort, build by Emperor Akbar; Taj Mahal, build by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife (Mumtaz Mahal), thus it is symbol of love and Dayal Bagh.
Fourth day is the day to go to Jaipur, the pink city. Firstly, you must visit Fatepur Sikri, the desert red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Then you can go to Amber Fort, built in 16th century and there you may enjoy elephant ride. You can also visit Hawa Mahal, a palace of winds and adjacent Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory.
On the fifth day, you may leave to Delhi and then you may board a flight to your place.
Now, if we take about the time, when you visit the Golden triangle of India, then the best period is Late December or mid-April. During December nights and mornings are cool and there is not too hot during the day.
Mid-April is also a lovely time to visit Rajasthan, as there nice clear blue skies against the red/yellow color.
So, when are you planning to visit the Golden Triangle?