India’s golden triangle is a tourist circuit which connects the national capital Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
The Golden Triangle is so called because of the triangular shape formed by the locations of New Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan on a map. The trips usually start in Delhi moving south to the site of Taj Mahal at Agra, then west, to the desert landscapes of Rajasthan. It is normally possible to do the trip by coach or private journey through most tour operators. The Golden Triangle is now a well traveled route providing a good spectrum of the country’s different landscapes. The circuit is about 720 km by road. Each leg is about 4 to 6 hours of drive. The Shatabdi express train also connects Delhi with Agra and Jaipur.
After breakfast we start the sightseeing of Delhi. Starting with a Mughal Monument called Humaons Tomb- an excellent example of mughal architecture. This monument will also give you an idea of how the Taj Mahal was evolved. A visit to the longest brick minaret (Qutub Minar) the architecture marvel of the by gone past. Later on a drive past the colonial center of power.The lutyens New Delhi you will drive past the viceroy’s house now housing the president of India. Later we drive all the way to Agra using the state of art express way. Arriving Agra in approximately 3 Hours, You will be received by our representative at the hotel for a comfortable check in. Agra city is a prime spot for the tourists in Golden Triangle Tour 4 Days and this city has the 3 World Heriatge monuments protected by UNESCO.
In the morning before the sunrise we set off for a date with the monument of love – Taj Mahal. The rising sun presents before you a unique paradigm- you will be amazed at how this monument made in white marble changes colour with the morning sun. This monument is the most visited Indian Monument made by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. This is sheer poetry in white marble made by massive man power numbering 20,000 toiling for 22 years. After Taj we take you to visit Agra fort which was the Citadel of Mughal Power. This is the fort from where Mughal rulers ruled over India, History was written over here everyday. Be amazed to see the palaces of Shah Jahan inlaid with precious gems. After Fort we set off to jaipur enroute visiting the city of Fatehpur Sikri. This city once double the size of contemporary london ,It was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar who stayed here for just 13 years. Thus this abandoned city got its title “Ghost City”. In jaipur You will be received by our representative at the hotel. The evening is reserved for a stroll in the busy bazaar of Jaipur.
We start the day by visiting Amber Fort settled in between the Aravali Hills.This fort is a fine example of the fusion of Islamic and Hindu architecture, you will be taken to the fort riding an Elephant. Afterwards we take you to the royal palaces of the erstwhile king of jaipur known as City Palace. The royalty of jaipur still lives in the palace. The visit to the observatory will amaze you. After the sight seeing your private car and the chauffeur will safely drive you back to Delhi.