Enjoy Golden Triangle Tour - Delhi, Agra, Jaipur with Khajuraho
The Golden Triangle is made up of the cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. With grand historical edifices that are a hallmark of India’s rich legacy and culture these cities welcome hordes of travelers every year. The three cities are about 250 km from each other and connected by road and rail. The Golden Triangle tour packages are a must for everyone who wishes to glimpse into India’s remarkable past.
The best and most obvious location to begin Golden Triangle tours India is at the capital of the nation, a teeming city of 15 million people dating back millennia. The contemporary city of New Delhi is the principal center of power in South Asia as it watches over the world’s largest democracy and sixth largest economy.
A must visit site is the Qutub Minar, constructed of brick and stones by the rulers of the Slave Dynasty it rises 73 meters into the sky. The tallest building in the world till the Eiffel Tower was built the red sandstone structure has lasted intact for several hundred years.
Visit the Raj Ghat to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. His non-violent struggle inspired leaders from every corner of the globe, from Martin Luther King to Mandela to stand up against prejudice.
From Delhi travel to Jaipur by train. The charming city painted pink it the capital of the Land of Kings or Rajasthan. It conjures up images of maharajas and stories of great courage and not without reason. Rajasthani’s are proud people but equally warm as you will find during the Golden Triangle holiday tour. The delightful City Palace built in 1730 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh is a sign of the opulence that was present here. Visit the enchanting Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds built by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1796. The honeycomb structure allows wind to flow undisturbed among its passages and rooms and hence its name. Nearby is the Amer Fort an imposing example of Rajputana architecture. Inside it is beautiful rooms such as Diwan-i-Aam (Hall of the People) where the monarch used to meet his subjects. If you have time, drop into Johari Bazaar for chunky ethnic jewelry.
From Jaipur make your way by road to Agra. A city well known for its impressive monument to love, Taj Mahal, is crowded most of the year. A symbol of eternal love this marble mausoleum was built by the bereaved Emperor Shah Jahan when his beloved wife Mumtaz passed away. It took 20 years to create and is filled with ornate carvings of precious and semi-precious stones.
From Agra, it is 400 km and can be traveled overnight by train. Located in Madhya Pradesh, it is a famed temple complex built by the Chandela dynasty between 10th and 12th century. The stone temples have elaborate carvings that have been well preserved.
A trip through the Golden Triangle with Mhara Rajasthan is a magical and elegant journey into the nation's past. Filled with incredible places to see and limitless sightseeing it fills the heart with gladness and reinvigorates the spirit.
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