The golden triangle tour is a specific tour program which encompasses Delhi, the capital city of India followed by Jaipur which is also referred to as the Pink city and the capital of the state of Rajasthan, the land of kings and queens and lastly Agra, the city where the famous Taj Mahal is situated. Just because these three places lie at the three corners of the triangle, the tour is actually referred to as the Golden Triangle. This is one of those trips which is widely popular and preferred by tourist as all these three places are true reflections of the rich history and culture of India. According to the norms of this trip, it can be availed by Indian nationals and also foreign tourists. The itinerary of the trip goes like this:
- The tour starts from Delhi and the foreign nationals who are availing this trip will be greeted by the agent or the delegate at the airport itself and all the formalities of checking into the hotel are assisted by them. The tourists are supposed to stay at the hotel for one night.
- In the next morning, the tourists are taken through a trip of the city of Delhi and all the symbolic places are included in this round. Some of these places are Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid, Red Fort and the major symmetries of the political leaders of India. In fact all the important places of Delhi are covered under this trip. Thereafter, the tourists are taken back to their hotel and stay for another night in there.
- The next morning is preserved for a trip to the city of Agra and the first day is meant for visiting the Agra fort and the tourists are taken to another hotel in Agra where they are supposed to stay for another night. The next morning is certainly preserved for visiting the breath taking beauty of Taj Mahal which was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
- After spending a night at Agra, the tourists will head straight to the city of palaces in Jaipur and get absorbed in the beauty of the colossal forts which have been built by the Hindu kings; Amber Fort being one of the most famous. Other places in Jaipur are also included in this trip. After staying for another night in a hotel in Jaipur, the tourists will again make a move towards Delhi. The night is gain spent in a hotel at Delhi and after enjoying the next day visiting the not so known places of the city, the tourists can take a flight or a train and get back to their destination.
The Golden Triangle Tour is one of the most memorable trip through the famous and beautiful cities of India in order to explore their beauty.