Golden Triangle tour is the most traversed circuit in India, especially for first-timers. This tour offers tourists a golden opportunity to catch the glimpses of three magical destinations- Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. This is the best way to experience the rich heritage, culture and traditions of India within a short span of time. But when you do not get sufficient time to devote for sightseeing then you would be confused what to explore and what not to explore in a short time. Thus, we are sharing the top 5 major attractions that should be not missed when you are traveling in India.
Taj Mahal is a wonderful piece of architecture and people come across different parts of the world to witness its beauty. Taj Mahal was declared as one of the Seven Wonders of the World for its splendid and mesmerizing views. Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz in the city of Agra. To click the stunning pictures, one can plan visit during the sunset/sunrise. Golden Triangle tour packages are incomplete without the sightseeing of this white beauty.
Amber Fort is located on the top of the hills in Jaipur. People ascend on the fort by enjoying elephant safari. The elephants are well-decorated by traditional attire. This fort was built by Sawai Maan Singh in the 16th century. The architecture comprises of yellow and pink sandstone with white marble. Inside the palace, the main attraction is Sheesh Mahal which is decorated with beautiful mirror work. Some people prefer elephant safari while some prefer to reach by taxi/car/jeep. It is important to remember that for enjoying elephant safari, you have to visit the fort early in the morning to avoid standing in the queue. In the evening, lights and sound show can be also witnessed where history is narrated in bi-languages (Hindi and English).
Hawa Mahal is another iconic attraction of Jaipur which is also known as palace of winds. Built by 953 windows in beehive form, this is a 5-storey building in the shape of a crown of Lord Krishna The reason for so many small windows, also known as ‘jharokhas’ was to allow royal women to see outside without being seen to others. Click stunning pictures of this magnificent monument. Around this palace, there are numerous shops of handicrafts, puppets, mojdis and leather products. One can enjoy shopping and grab your favorite stuff.
Qutb Minar is the 73 meters tallest tower in the world made by bricks. This charming monument was built in 1193 by Mughal emperor Qutab-ud-din Aibak. This attraction also represents the victory over defeat of last Hindu kingdom of Mughals. Qutub Minar is declared as one of the UNESCO world heritage sites.
Akshardham Temple is dedicated to the Swami Narayan. This temple is a lot more than worshipping and offering prayers. Built within a large complex, it may takes 3-5 hours in visiting this temples if your enjoy all the activities of the temple such as, Water Fountain show, a short documentary on the life of Swami Narayan and boat ride to see the museum. There are also eateries within in the temple complex to have a snack-time. Mostly people leave this attraction due to devotion of more time, but this place should be included in Golden Triangle Itinerary.
So, whenever you plan Delhi Agra Jaipur Tour Package, these places are must-visit to make your tour worth and memorable for lifetime. Don’t forget to experience shopping in all the three cities. Also, relish your taste buds with spicy chat at Delhi, Mughlai dishes at Agra and Rajasthani cuisines(dal-bati-churma)in Jaipur.