Talking about the most popular tours of India, the Golden Triangle Tour tops the chart without a doubt. If you haven’t heard about the Golden Triangle tour, you must be totally living under the rocks for some reason. For the travel enthusiasts and the professional travellers, Golden Triangle Tour is one of the most popular tours for them. It is said and believed that if you want to explore India in a nutshell, you must go on a golden triangle tour. This tour takes you to the three most beautiful and the famous places of the country and those are Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. These three cities are rich in master historic architecture that takes you to the most beautiful points of the country.
The Golden Triangle tour has three cities to make a circuit and those are obviously Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. All these three cities are connected to each other at some distance. This is one of the well explored trails of the modern India. You will be exploring the Mughal and the Rajput lifestyle and architecture majorly. It is a well travelled route in the country that shows a good spectrum of varied landscapes in our country.
The three cities of the Golden Tour mark a shape of a triangle on the Indian map and that is the reason why this circuit is called as the Golden Triangle tour. The circuit of this tour is around 720 km by road. The tour starts from Delhi and then moves towards Agra which is 233 km and then it moves towards Jaipur which is 240 km from Agra. The final distance of Jaipur to Delhi is 273 km. The trip is covered by a road journey. The minimum amount of days required for this trip is around 3 days and you can even extend it to explore more places and to spend more time in each city. The Golden Triangle circuit is a repository of ancient but majestic architectural structures like forts, palaces, temples and tombs. Among the famous monuments are Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal. In addition to historical monuments, several activities are also carried out to help a tourist to delve deep into exotic culture. Manually pulled rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk market in Delhi, tonga ride in Agra and ‘maharaja’ like elephant ride at Amber Fort impart unforgettable experiences.
, City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal. In addition to historical monuments, several activities are also carried out to help a tourist to delve deep into exotic culture. Manually pulled rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk market in Delhi, tonga ride in Agra and ‘maharaja’ like elephant ride at Amber Fort impart unforgettable experiences.
Well, it is just not the triangle shape that gets formed on the map that makes this tour the most popular one but it is majorly the points of interest in each city that you get to explore and see the varied landscape of India. You will be able to explore some of the most important and famous places in 3 days but if you want to explore the cities in depth and in detail, then adding few more days to your trip would be worth it.