Tour Guide for Golden Triangle
Geographically arranged in the shape of a triangle, Delhi, Jaipur and Agra for the Golden Triangle region.
The Golden Triangle term has been used recently to denote a tour comprising of three cities Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Generally sucha trip comprises of a start and end in Delhi. In a week's duration, the tour generally takes you to Agra first. After viewing the Taj Mahal, the tour moves on to the desert parts of Rajasthan and vists the historical palaces in Jaipur. From Jaipur, the tour concludes back in Delhi.
Delhi, Agra and Jaipur are enclosed by mountains to the north, desert and famous Aravalis range to the west and the east has rich agricultural lands fertilized mostly by Yamuna. Maybe, this region is one of the most historically rich regions in India. Most rulers across the ages have chosen this region to keep control over their empire across India.
Delhi, as we all know, is India's capital city and also a modern city with all world class amenities. From the historical aspects of Old Delhi to the modern life of New Delhi, Delhi provides you a perfect opportunity to kick start your Golden Triangle tour.
In Agra, you will be surprised to find that buildings created way back in 16th and 17th century are still in use. The place s famous for Taj Mahal, but you will also find several other palaces, tombs and forts to roam around. If possible, do take the time out to visit Fatehpur Sikri.
Jaipur will fill you with nostalgia as the city seems to be preserved in its forts. Though modern Jaipur is developing fast with shopping malls and high rise buildings, the enchantment of old Jaipur still remains. The city was built by Sawai Jai Singh II in the early 18th century and was made the capital of Rajasthan in 1949.