A famous tourist circuit Of North-West India comprising of the major tourist centres – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. These cities, well connected to each other through good roads and railway links, has been attracting tourist for their extraordinary wealth in form of culture and heritage. These cities also offer a peak to their splendour through many of its historically significant structures and places.
The Name – Golden Triangle
The tourist route got the name Golden Triangle due to two reasons. The tourist circuit got “Triangle” part of its name due to the geographical position of the cities. Since these cities form the three corner points of a triangle. One can form a roughly equilateral triangle connecting these cities. And the “Golden” part in the name is to show the grandeur of each of these cities.
The “Golden” Cities:
Agra, made famous by one of the Wonders of the World – Taj Mahal, was the heart of the Moghul Empire. The city situated near the banks of Yamuna houses many Mughal-era buildings like Agra Fort, Mughal Mausoleum among many others. But the tourists’ flocks to Agra mainly because of Taj Mahal – a structure that has captured the hearts of people all around the world for its beauty and what it stands for – the undying love of Shah Jahan for his Begum Mumtaz Mahal.
The enchanting Capital of India has much more to offer. Even if you have spent weeks in Delhi, there would still be many more to see. The Lotus Temple, India Gate, Qutub Minar are all major attractions of Delhi. But the city bursting itself with life is a sight to behold. One can get lost in the bustle of the city.
The capital city of Rajasthan, the desert regions of India, is home to many Mahals and Havelis. Jaipur is known as the Pink City mainly for the distinct hues of pink coloured buildings. The region is also famous for its bazaars. The city has many to offer to its visitors like camel ride, its building structures like Jantar Mantar, Amer Fort, City Palace and many more.
If you are planning to trip to the Golden Triangle, check out Golden Triangle with Taj Mahal package. It is a 6 day 5-night trip that is sure to leave you with a lot of fond memories of these beautiful place.