Golden Triangle Tour is the most recommended circuit in India for first timer. The combination of three cities- Delhi, Agra and Jaipur makes this tour, a perfect one to catch the glimpses of culture, heritage and traditions of India. There are many places that can be visited during this tour but with the insufficiency of time, it becomes difficult which place to choose and which place to avoid. Thus, we are sharing the top most attractions which should be visited during the Best Golden Triangle tour.
Red Fort is a UNESCO Heritage Site which was home to Mughals for around 200 years. This monument is located at center of Delhi at Chandani Chowk. Try out some spicy chaat, chhole kulche, stuffed paranthe and golgappe here.
Qutb Minar is a 72 metre tall tower of victory, built by Qutub-ud-din. This is the tallest Minar in India and another UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Pay the tributes to India soldiers at India Gate who were martyred for fighting against their county. Around the India Gate, drive past the Parliament House, Secretariat Buildings and Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Lotus temple was built in a form of lotus petals in Delhi. The temple has a majestic architecture where one can feel peace and experience mediation.
Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz at Agra. People across different parts of the world to see the beauty of white mausoleum. Taj Mahal had been a one of the former seven wonders of the world. To catch the splendid views of the Taj Mahal, visit this place during the sunset or sunrise and you would just love clicking the pictures.
Agra Fort is another spectacular monument which is one of the UNESCO Sites. This fort has been home to Mughals before the capital was shifted to Delhi. Various landmarks to visit within the complex are- Jehangir Mahal, Khas Mahal, Musamman Burj, Diwan-i-Khas and Sheesh Mahal.
Amber Fort is a pride of Jaipur where you will be mesmerized with some magnificent views. Enjoy the Elephant ride while climbing upon the Amber Fort and witnessing the scenic views. The elephants are well-decorated with paint and traditional attire. One can also enjoy the Lights and Sounds Show in the evening where the history is narrated bi-lingual, Hindi and English.
Hawa Mahal is another palace of Jaipur, also known as Palace of Winds. There are 953 small windows or jharokhas which were built in order to allow the royal women to see the outside world without being seen to the world. The palace is shaped in the form of a crown of lord Krishna. With the use of red sandstones, it just looks stunning.
Jal Mahal or Water Palace can visited from outside for photography. The palace is 5 storey building where the bottom 4-storeys are immersed deep into Man Singh Lake and only the top most storey is visible from outside. One can capture some good shots here.
There are five Jantar Mantar in India – New Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain, Mathura and Varanasi but the one in Jaipur is the largest one. They all were built by Jaipur ruler, Maharaja Jai Singh II. Jantar Mantar in Jaipur has 19 instruments which are used for astronomical observations.
So, plan your Delhi Agra Jaipur Tour Package and do not forget to include all the above attractions in your itinerary. Also, enjoy shopping and try out scrumptious food at each destination to add flavors in your trip to India.