Golden Triangle Tour – Discovering Cultural India


The three cities that are a part of the Golden Triangle Tourist route of India are Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Delhi being the capital of India, Agra -the place of the eternal love monument and Jaipur – the venue of royal palaces and forts have a lot to offer to the tourists. These cities are a part of the golden triangle as they are the perfect blend of the contemporary and historically flourished culture in India.
They give you a peep of the golden conventional world without depriving the tourist of the contemporary feel of the country. A lot of tourists visit India every year but with the preconceived ideas and notions about India based on video, articles released by the media. All these tourists come prepared to find yogis and Mahatma Gandhi’s followers at every corner, snake charmers and straying cows on the path. A lot of them are amazed by the peep in the authentic India and experience glorious diversified culture and architecture.
Delhi offers a glimpse of India’s soul. The landmarks and monuments, such as Lotus temple, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Red Fort and Rashtrapati Bhavan are remnants of the various ages in the history. These monuments can give the study of the historical times and architecture. It offers a paradise for the shopaholics. All kinds of the souvenirs can be grabbed from this place – from the exotic ones to the cheap one. You can shop your heart out in the markets of Cannaught Place and Chandni Chowk.
Agra is the second city in the circuit. This place is considered to be the main seat of Mughal Empire. It is also the city, which finds the first mention in the Mahabharata epics as Agrabana. The Mughal era buildings are found in this place. The Taj Mahal steals the limelight with its beauty. Agra is a favorite spot for many tourists because of the magnificent symbol of beauty and love. Taj Mahal catches a lot of eyeballs with lovely white marbles and architecture. Two more UNESCO heritages in the Agra are Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. These are the best places to purchase handicrafts of marbles as stonework tabletops and Taj Miniatures.
Jaipur is the pink city and capital of the land of kings- Rajasthan. The impression, culture and tradition of the city can be felt by the legendary palaces and forts. The large plaza and wide avenues to elephants and kings in the past have given the city a royal feel. The Hawa Mahal, Jantar mantar, City Palace are the main highlights of the city. The elephant rides can really make your trip fun filled.
The markets in all these cities can be explored for typical handicrafts and colorful grabs. These cities can really give a treat to the shopaholics with the diverse markets and cultures.
As a part of the golden triangle tour, Agra, Delhi and Jaipur can make your trip to India unique and fun filled. These cities can really give the tourists beautiful memories with palaces, forts, temples, wildlife, monuments and heritage. Needless to say, the experience would be truly worth remembering in the golden triangle tour.