Golden Triangle India route is a well-known tourist circuit among people in and around India because of its incredible cultural insights and deep heritage understanding.
Golden Triangle tour is a triangular-shaped trip route with a total of 720 kilometers that starts from Delhi to Agra, Agra to Jaipur, and then back to Delhi.
As this is one of the most popular routes among tourists, it gives them an incredible spectrum of India’s different landscapes and traditions.
The journey starts in Delhi as tourists get to see a handful of places that shows the historical events or architecture, which is a delight.
Then we move on to the city of love that is Agra which is worldwide famous for two things, i.e. Taj Mahal and their local speciality “Petha” which is a sweet dish mainly favourite there and the last destination of this fantastic tour is “Jaipur” which is known for its historical castles and palaces along with the traditional food and clothing line too.
Delhi – History of India
Delhi, the capital city of India is known for its heritage, vast variety of cultures, museums, and much more.
Delhi, the capital of India is one developing city and is also considered as one of the most famous tourist attractions too as most of the tourists fly all the way from other continents to Delhi. It is a great place to start your trip because of the preserved monuments and museums.
If you have plenty of time or a day before your golden triangle tour you can visit plenty of places in Delhi but sometimes it gets a bit hectic due to the hustle and bustle in this megacity. Delhi will give you a great start of this beautiful tour for sure.
Top 5 tourist spots to visit in Delhi
The Red Fort is an important stronghold in the city of Delhi (in Old Delhi) in India that filled in as the primary living arrangement of the Mughal Emperors. Sovereign Shah Jahan. This is one of the must-visit tourist attraction in the heart of India.
The Masjid-i Jehan Numa popularly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi is one of the largest mosques in India situated. The Majestic Mosque for Indian Muslims is a delight to visit as this is one of the oldest and most prestigious places to visit.
This place is a blend of historical pieces of evidence along with a touch of our beautiful nature. If you want to get a bunch of amazing photographs to show your friends, this place bags it all with its stunning views and history.
India Gate is one of the most esteemed monuments as this is a war memorial of over 70,000 soldiers who died in between first world war.
This place has a special place in the heart of citizens of India. One can visit India Gate in night too because of its amazing night life and lighting which acts as a cherry on the cake.
Qutub Minar is a tall monument situated in the Mehrauli Region of Delhi, this a part of the famous Qutub complex which is declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
This place has a charming aura with some stunning views which a person would not only capture through their camera but will capture it as a memory too.
Agra – ‘Taj’ City
The next stop of our golden triangle India tour comes to a halt at Agra also known as the city of love due to its past events and history.
This state is bliss as tourists get to watch a number of historic and cultural scenes that are totally different than that of Delhi.
There are some special highlights of this city too, if you are a shopping spree you’ll get a number of pure leather items you would like to buy along with an amazing food cuisine which will help you explore more about some of Agra’s mouth-watering dishes.
Overall a 2 days stay at Agra will make you fall in love with this city and its wonders.
Top 5 Famous Places to Visit in Agra
Taj Mahal is one of the 7 wonders of the world that is an ivory-white marble architecture built near the southern bank of river Yamuna in Agra.
This place has its charisma and is also known as a status of love due to its history. Spending time at the Taj Mahal always generates curiosity to know more about its architecture and history.
Agra Fort is one of another tourist spot a number of visitors get attracted to. This place not only gives you a great insight into its historic architecture but a museum inside this wonderful place also gives a great exposure to the traditional outfits and ancient tools as well as weapons. This is a worth visit place if you ever step in Agra.
Tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah
Tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah is another place one should visit after coming to Agra, this place also gathers attention because of its beautiful architecture as well as encrusted walls with semi-precious stone decorations such as onyx, topaz, and jasper, etc. Mark this place on your list if you are visiting Agra.
Fatehpur Sikri is another historic place tourists would like to discover on their visit to Agra. This place sends a unique ancient vibe with some splendid and breathtaking scenery along with a number of things such as traditional insights with a lot of key points from the divine history of this place.
This garden area lies in the north of the Taj Mahal and helps tourists get another great view of the Taj Mahal along with a slight touch of nature.
This place is a total bliss for photography lovers as well for nature lovers. Therefore, this place also makes it to the list of places you should visit as soon as you visit Agra.
Jaipur – Pink City of India
The last stop of the golden triangle India tour is the city of palaces and luxury or well known as Pink City – Jaipur. Jaipur has a lot of moments marked in India’s history.
From large castles to its mind-wobbling traditions this city never fails to attract a large sum of tourists but it also makes this city worth visiting.
A 2-3 days visit will help you explore a number of things about this city, from breathtaking sightseeing to a deep vision of one of its own cultures Jaipur creates a special place in the mind and hearts of the tourists.
Top 5 Best Places to Visit in Jaipur
This place owns a number of evidences from the ancient times of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II which are a delight to see.
From royal household areas to traditional clothing line, everything here will take visitors to the time when this palace was also the location of religious and cultural events, as well as a patron of arts, commerce, and industry.
Jantar Mantar holds a valuable significance in the history of Jaipur. This place is also declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO due to its nineteen architectural astronomical instruments built by the Rajput King, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh I.
This place has some fantastic sites to see along with the world’s biggest stone sundial which is a must-watch.
Amber Fort or also known as Amer Fort again tops this list because of its architectural style and vivid range of traditional and foreign styles bend into this palace.
This palace facilitated all the luxurious at a part of the time but now it is one of the most popular tourist spots in Jaipur.
Nahargarh Fort is a palace on the edge over Aravali hills which gives tourists some fantastic sceneries that urges them to click photographs until they don’t get tired!
The fort provides a great look at Jal Mahal and the rest of the city from a quite good distance and this look gets mesmerizing during the evening. You must not forget this fort if you are planning to travel to Jaipur.
Hawal mahal is an architecture made of pink sandstone and colorful glass combination that gives this palace a bright yet royal look. The tourist spot also never fails to get the attention of tourists from in and around India.
This place is built from the inspiration Kehtri Mahal due to its uniqueness and both the places are built by Maharaja Sawai Raj Singh.
This is also a must-visit place surrounded by a full-fledged market that helps you shop all the traditional attires or an antique item one would like to take his/her home.