Travel is all about discovering new places, creating new memories and fulfilling your wishes. Traveling to fascinating land of India has its own unique charm. There are so many places to see and enjoy in India. From the Himalayas in the north to Rajasthan’s gigantic Thar Desert to beaches of Goa, there is plethora of options for the tourist to choose. Anyone who happens to travel to India must visit the amazing Golden Triangle.
What is included in Golden Triangle Trip?
Golden Triangle includes the three very popular cities of India- New Delhi which is the capital city of India, Jaipur which is capital of royal state of Rajasthan and Agra, the city where the very famous Taj Mahal is located.
Why do we call it Golden Triangle?
On the map, all these three destinations form a triangle; basically you have to travel somewhat 200 to 250 km each side. It is this triangle which is referred to as “golden triangle”. This is due to extraordinary wealth of culture as well as historical splendor which is offered by each of these three cities.
How to reach and cover cities included in Golden Triangle?
All these cities in golden Triangle are well connected with one another with proper rail, road and air routes. If you want faster connectivity you can take a flight from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi to Jaipur. It will just take 45 minutes. You can even book a train or a bus for budget travel. You can hire a private car which can take you to all these cities as per your convenience. So, depending on your budget and convenience you can plan your trip.
If you are traveling on a tight budget, booking a bus or train service will actually be the cheapest. Indian bus and train journeys present you a different perspective towards way of life in India. You will get a close glimpse of rural India. Just get your tickets well in advance to avoid any hassle later on.
Any person who is traveling to Indian subcontinent for the first time should take this tour in order to have true feel of India. Within the city travel can be done via cabs or even rickshaws (Tuk-Tuk) if you are going within interiors of a city.
Delhi is one of the liveliest cities in the world. There is never a dull moment here. From shopping in its numerous malls, to amazing fine dining as well as local food joints to its amazing list of places you can easily spend 3 to 4 days in Delhi, trying to discover its charm.
If you are a history buff visit to tourist hot spots such as Red Fort, Qutub minar, Humayun tomb etc will be quite enriching. The evening you can spend at the India Gate. Just at the outskirts of Delhi, is located Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple. This extremely brilliant Hindu temple was constructed in 2011. The grandness as well as intricate decoration which you see in this temple is actually awe inspiring. It is a very big complex where photography is completely banned. This temple gives you an opportunity to look within yourself and reflect on deeper qualities of life.
Then, there is nothing to beat the vibrancy of Delhi bazaars such as the very famous Chandni Chowk or Paharganj etc. If you like to buy branded stuff then visit to malls such as Select Citywalk or DLF Emporio Mall will fulfil all your heart’s desires.
You will find good eating joints in areas such as Connaught Place, Hauz Khas village, Khan Market and many more. From street food to Thai, Continental, Chinese, Japanese, Indian all kinds of food joints are located in Delhi.
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