Golden Triangle Tour – A study of Indian Royalty, Culture and Heritage

India is one of the popular destinations for the tourists all over the world due to its breathtaking places and memorable experiences. It has beautiful tourist destinations all over the country. However, people who want to visit this country for the sake of knowing history, culture and heritage have golden triangle tour as the best option.

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Golden Triangle Tour covers Delhi, Agra and Jaipur the three best cities of India. This is one of the popular tours of India. People whoever wants to know about medieval India has their best choice in this tour. All the three cities display the Mughal, Rajput and British influence and their architecture. Apart from these historical monuments, there are lots of parks, bazaars, gardens and museums along with their rich flora and fauna.

Delhi, which is well connected with all national and international airports, is obviously the starting point of this triangle tour. Delhi is a place where people lead a multicultural lifestyle since different powers at different period ruled the city. Even now, it retains the feel of medieval era. Visitors enjoy the combination of a modern lifestyle sprinkled with this medieval feel very much.

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Apart from the historical monuments and stunning architecture, shopping and fun aspects rule the place as well. For shopping there is Connaught place, Chandani Chowk, Janpath, Karol Bagh and Delhi Haat, for picnic spots Lodi garden, India gate, for temples there are Akshadam temple, Lotus temple and LakshmiNarayan Temple  and for historical monuments there are Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Jama masjid, Humayun’s tomb and Raj Ghat.

Agra the second triangular point is the most popular destination on this tour due to wonderful Taj Mahal.  As one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal stands as the white magic on the banks of Yamuna River. Shah Jahan built this in memory of his wife Mumtaz to show his love. Along with this star attraction, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri in Agra are considered as UNESCO heritage sites. Agra Fort was the seat of Mughal emperors and Fatehpur Sikri was a ghost town built by Akbar.

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Jaipur, also known as ‘pink city’ is the last point in this triangle tour. This name is because of the terra cotta buildings, which were painted pink in honor of King Edward’s arrival.  Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace and Amber Fort built by the Kacchawa Rajputs in Jaipur stand testimony to wonderful and amazing structures.

This Golden Triangle Tour offers tourists not only sightseeing but also shopping and other relaxed activities.  Travelers can also visit other interesting places that are around these three cities.  A perfect blend of ancient history and modern lifestyle, these destinations are a package of Indian Culture and heritage.