Take a closer look at the amazing destinations visited on our golden triangle tour!
India is a place full of adventure and excitement with its vast and colourful history. If you are planning to explore India for the first time then you should consider the GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR as it is a fantastic inroduction to all that India has to offer. The Golden Triangle circuit includes three of India’s top cities - Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
Delhi is the capital of India and the nation’s heart. It is a Historical city with a World Class modern Infrastructure. Delhi is famous for its culture, historical sites, street food and metro network. Delhi has many world class monuments including India Gate, the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, the Lotus Temple and Humayun’s Tomb. Most of the Heritage sites were built during the Mughal Peroid. Delhi Tourism Development Corporation, is responsible for attracting visitors to Delhi and promotes tourism by organising various cultural programmes and shows throughout the year.
Agra, situated in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state, is one of the most Ancient cities in India. The Taj Mahal, indias best known historical monument, is the main attraction in Agra. It is located on the banks of the Yamuna river. Everyone should experience the beauty of the Taj Mahal at least once in their lifetime. The Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the final resting place for his favourite Queen, Mumtaz. When in Agra it is worth visiting some of its other historical sites including Agra Fort and the deserted town of Fatehpur Sikri. As with Delhi many of the monuments in Agra were built during the Mughal period. Agra is not only known for its heritage but also for its hospitality, cuisine and friendly people. Agra is famous for its sweets and no visit would be complete without taking time out to sample some of the local delicacies.
The best time to visit the cities included in the Golden Triangle tour is from October to March when the weather is at its most pleasant.