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WHAT IS THE 'GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR' in India?

 


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Golden Triangle Tour in India comprises of the three most touristic cities of the country located in the north western area – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. These cities are well connected by road and rail links. On the map, these form a roughly equilateral triangle, some 200-250km along each side. This triangle is called golden because of the brilliant cultural wealth and beautiful history it offers in each of the three cities.

You can spend weeks in the fascinating Indian capital of Delhi, and not see it all. Jaipur the capital of the desert state of Rajasthan is famous for its markets and Rajput culture. And Agra needs no description, the world famous Taj Mahal is located here. This tour is certainly the best for all those who have never been to the subcontinent before. So just get going by taking a flight to New Delhi.

Some people say that if India is a book then Delhi certainly is its Index page. Certainly it is a remarkably amiable entry-point to the nation. Exploring this city which has absorbed various cultures from all across the country over the time will give you a rewarding experience. At any time of the year you will find a lot of tourists roaming around in this city. You can spend some time to see the Red Fort, Purana Killa, Humayu’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate and other touristic spots in the city. Don’t miss out on ‘Delli Haat’ if you plan to shop in Delhi. Souvenirs from all across the country are available here.

Jaipur as mentioned above is commercial and administrative capital of Rajasthan. What gives this place a special mention in all tourist guidebooks is the city’s alluringly frenetic old quarter popularly known as Pink City named after its red-washed building walls which now have become like a shopping paradise selling almost everything. Rajasthan is famous for its remarkable architecture a glimpse of this you can find in Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar etc. Evenings can be utilized to roam around in the market areas. To buy or not to buy is entirely up to you.

Now moving on to Agra, which completes the triangle. Famous for its Mogul Architecture this place is the home town to one of the 7 wonders of the world – The Taj Mahal. Some other places to visit are Agra Fort, Tomb of Itmad-ud-daula etc. If time permits visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise to see the changing colors of this epitome of love. Not yet tired. . then use your evening to see a 6D show called ‘Mohabbat The Taj’ show at ‘Kalakriti Cultural and Convention Centre’ which is an exceptionally inviting song and dance drama based on a love story set in the 17th century (the period of the construction of Taj) ambience and spun around this great edifice of love.

After the completion of this tour you will have enough of memories to take along from this country called India. This will surely make you think of visiting this country again to see more and more of it.

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