Delhi is much more than just the capital city of India. It has several historical landmarks which are worth admiring and a lot of cultures which should definitely be explored. If you visit Delhi then you cannot miss out on the Golden Triangle Tour – Incredible Delhi, Amazing Agra and Marvellous Jaipur are what make the Golden Triangle. If you wish to take a Golden Triangle Tour 5 days is what you need to have in hand to explore the beauty of these places.
The exquisiteness of these places cannot be explained in black and white but here is a small guide on what you can expect to see in these three cities.
Delhi– Delhi can be luxurious for those who have their pockets full of money and at the same time inexpensive for those who are trying to live a decent life. You cannot miss visiting its historical glory which can be seen in Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Jantar Mantar, Purana Qila, Haus Khas, Tughlaqabad Fort, Lodi Tomb, and Jama Masjid. If you get tired of the hubbub of the city, then take an hour off to experience the tranquillity of the Lotus Temple.
You can shop your hearts out in the street markets of Delhi where you can get clothes as cheap as Rs 10/-. Ensure that you strike a bargain the shopkeepers tend to lower down their prices.
The streets of the capital city scream of yummy street food. Almost every corner or small market is flocked with people. The vendors sell hot and cold delicacies, and some of them which cannot be missed are – paneer jalebi, mutton korma, sweet lassi, panipuri, shawarma, raj kachori, aloo chaat, rolls and so much more.
Agra– Agra is about five hours from Delhi. You can take the train, bus or hire a taxi. Cheap flights are also available from the capital city to Agra. The first thing you need to see in Agra is the magnificent TajMahal. The stunning mausoleum will indeed awe you. Made by Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife this splendid monument is made of white marble and is one of the wonders of the world. You can even buy a small decorative from one of the shops here. Some other historical places which you shouldn’t miss are Agra Fort, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Akbar, AnguriBagh, ChinikaRauza and Taj Museum.
If you have time and want to have some fun, then you should visit the Dolphin Water World.
There are many small and big shops throughout the city of Agra where you can buy local jewelry, artifacts and leather goods.
Agra is known for is petha which is made from white pumpkin. You should definitely buy some of this sweet for you to relish back at home. You can also enjoy Mughlai food here in the streets and the restaurants.
Jaipur– Fondly known as The Pink City – Jaipur is less than four hours from Agra. Train, bus or taxis are easy modes of transport. Flight should be avoided because there are no direct flights from Agra to Jaipur.
Being the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is rich in history and culture. There are several forts and palaces that show the galore of the Maharajas who once ruled here. There are too many historical landmarks that are worth seeing, but you may not be able to see all of them if you are on a tight schedule. You can pick from Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, JalMahal, HawaMahal, Rajbagh Palace, City Palace, Achrol Fort and more.
Lac jewelry, traditional clothes, handicrafts, puppets, and leather goods can be purchased from SirehDeori Bazaar, Nehru Bazaar, Chandpole Bazaar, Mirza Ismail Road and Bapu Bazaar.
Kachori, dal batichurma, ghevar, laalmaas and jalebis are some delicacies which you should taste while you are here.
Ask any tourism company for Golden Triangle Tour 6 days to book yourself this wonderful tour and sightsee these cities.