The Golden triangle tour package is one of the most famous tour circuits among the tourist visiting India. This tour package covers three major cities of India – New Delhi, The capital city of India, Agra – known for its world heritage site Taj Mahal and Jaipur the cultural city of India and capital city of Rajasthan. Golden triangle tour let you explore the best of India in the shortest time. Red Fort, Taj Mahal, India Gate, City Palace, Amber fort and other heritage monuments are the major highlight of this Delhi Agra Jaipur tour package. One can experience the variety of Cuisine, shopping at Chandni Chowk in Delhi and Johri Bazaar at Jaipur is also a memorable experience. Variety of clothes, souvenirs, antiques, gift items can be purchased from various markets during your Golden Triangle tour in India.
Delhi : The capital of India situated on the bank of river Yamuna is a unique blend of historical and modern India. Delhi was made seat of power from Calcutta during the famous Delhi Durbar in 1911. Old Delhi area still has a medieval charm in the narrow streets, heritage monuments like Jama Masjid and Red Fort. Delhi, has seen the rise and fall of many empires which have left behind a plethora of monuments that the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Delhi city tour will cover both parts of Delhi – New Delhi and old Delhi.
Sightseeing of Old Delhi: Visit Jama Mosque (1650 AD) and drive through the fabled Chandni Chowk the main shopping area of the old city. Visit the Red Fort (1639 - 48 AD) built by the builder of the Taj Mahal - Shah Jehan, and famous for its delicately carved, inlaid and marble Royal Chambers, Raj Ghat where the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi was cremated (1948 AD) Ghandhi Memorial Museum, Feroze Shah Kotla - ruins of the old fortress and also the Ashok Pillar.
Sightseeing of New Delhi: Visit Humayun’s Tomb aptly called the predecessor of the Taj Mahal Drive past Safdarjang’s tomb, the Qutab Minar (72 Metres high), one of the most perfect towers of the Persian World. Nearby, amidst the ruins of the Quwut-u-Islam Mosque stands the Iron pillar which has stood the vagaries of weather and not rusted over 1500 years. The drive through New Delhi includes the Embassy area (Diplomatic Enclave), India Gate, Parliament House, President House and Birla (Laxmi Narayan) temple (1938 AD) and Connaught Place, New Delhi’s main shopping centre.
Agra : located on the banks of the river Yamuna. Agra is famous the world over as the "City of the Taj". Agra City Tour covers Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Sikandra Tomb.
The Taj Mahal : One of the seven wonders of the World, built by Emperor Shah Jehan in memory of his beloved comfort Mumtaz Mahal, this beautiful manusoleom in pure marbles is an architectural marvel. The Taj by moonlight is a breathtaking sight.
Agra Fort : Built by Emperor Akbar, the maze of courtyards, mosques and private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire. The Moti Masjid and other magnificent buildings reflect the skill of the ancient Indian architects and arises.
Sikandra : The tomb of Akbar the Great Built in red standstone inlaid with marble, it is a staking sight.
Fatehpur Sikri : The deserted city of Emperor Akbar literally means The City of Victory. The audience halls palaces and mosques are perfectly preserved as are the tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, Panchmahal and the Buland Darwaza.
Jaipur : The rose pink capital of Rajasthan is surrounded on all sides by rugged hills, crowned with forts and enclosed by embattled walls. The Maharaja’s palace stands in the centre of the city amidst lovely gardens. Houses with latticed windows line the streets their rose pink colour lending enchantment to the scene which is almost magical at sunset. Jaipur is aptly called the "Pink City of India".
The City Palace which now houses a museum containing rare manuscripts, paintings and an armoury, the observatory with a sundial 90 ft high; the Museum amidst the Ram Niwas Palace Gardens founded in 1876 with a large collection of antiques; Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds, a landmark of Jaipur made of pink sandstone and of unique design.
Amber Fort: 12 Kms (7 Miles) from Jaipur lies Amber also called Amer with an old palace overlooking the lake at the entrance to a rocky mountain grove. Built in the 17th century, the palace is a distinguished specimen of Rajput architecture. The Jai Mandir (Hall of Victory) is so delicately ornamented with fine inlay work that it glows. The fort of Jaigarh, crowning the summit of a peak is of amazing beauty and grandeur.
Destination Covered in Golden Triangle Tour Package: Delhi / Agra / Jaipur
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