India - Golden Triangle Tour

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Read all about the famous golden triangle tour that is very popular with inbound tourists. Find places of interest in the destinations mentioned in the schedule.


The Golden Triangle Tour as tour operators in India popularly refer to it comprises of travel to New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and often Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve. In this tour other destinations are sometimes added.

The Golden Triangle Tour may culminate in Khajuraho or extend to Varanasi. Many of these excursions are offered of luxury basis where the stay is in five star hotels and travel is by first class trains or air conditioned taxis. For those interested in economy affordable packages are also available which restrict to luxury accommodation and cheaper means of travel.

Delhi is the point of arrival and a short stay is chalked out. Tourists visit Red Fort, Swami Narayan Temple and Qutub Minar. If time is available some other places could be given a quick look. Delhi is home to some of the finest cuisine and savories are tried to get the feel of India.

The next on the itinerary is Agra which is home to the wonder of the World the Taj Mahal. The drive is about four hours and smooth. One may also visit Fatehpur Sikri and the Red Fort at Agra.

Agra is normally a one day stay since the ancient monuments could in visited one after another. A night stay is scheduled at Agra which has hotel accommodation of wide range.

From Agra the drive to Jaipur is five hours long. The Capital City is also known as the Pink City for the pink on the structures. The city is host to many exemplary edifices that are worth a visit. Most popular is the ascent on elephant back to the Amber Fort.

Hawa Mahal and the City Palace are a must visit since they exhibit exquisite carvings and amazing architecture. Most of the Royal residences have been converted into hotels and it is an experience to live like the Maharajah. Other interesting places are the Jantar Mantar, Havelis and many Hindu Temples that are a sheer delight.

The visit offers an insight into Rajasthan and the Marwari culture, its cuisine, traditions and rituals. Travel to outskirts reveals the facade of rural India in the vast desert nevertheless colorful and full of life. ,

After a few days stay one can travel to other cities near by or visit the famous Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve. The destination is about three hours drive from Jaipur. This is one of the best places to see the Bengal tiger in the wild. There are many resorts situated at Sawai Madhopur from where one can go for excursions.

From here tourists either travel to Ajmer City or visit the temple town of Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh. Many packages for golden triangle end here and the next stop is at New Delhi for flight back home.

The packages by reputed tour operators offer complete services along with a knowledgeable guide or leader. The advantage of group travel is safety, economy and good company. The hassles of travel arrangements are done away with.


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author avatar Nancy Czerwinski
26th Oct 2015 (#)

Thanks for sharing your article. I found it very interesting. I think these would all be nice places to visit. The farthest from home I've ever been was to Canada.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
29th Oct 2015 (#)

Interesting post!

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author avatar pateluday
30th Oct 2015 (#)

Thanks Nancy do visit India when you can

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author avatar pateluday
30th Oct 2015 (#)

Thanks Fern

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