Golden Triangle is the most visited tourist circuit of India which includes: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, roughly located an equal distance of around 200-270 kilometers (125-155 miles) from each other in northern India The Golden Triangle is now a well travelled route, hosting many of India's great cultural gems, and providing a good spectrum of the country's different landscapes. This circuit is called "golden" for the extraordinary wealth of cultural and historical splendour on offer in each of the three cities and triangle because of the triangular shape formed by the locations of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur on the map of India. Most tourists fly from Delhi, travel southwards to the site of the famous Taj Mahal at Agra, then west, to the desert landscapes of Rajasthan, including the city of Jaipur. These three cities are extremely popular as tourist destinations among the foreign tourists visiting India as well as among the domestic tourists.The circuit is about 1000 km by road. Each leg is about 4 to 6 hours of drive, though with new Taj Express Highway between Delhi and Agra it takes around 2 hours to reach Agra by Road. The fast train Shatabdi Express now runs on all the legs of the Golden triangle. tour.
Agra is the home of India's most famous monument and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal. Agra is a medieval city on the banks of River Yamuna.The place started to being inhabited approximately 5000 years ago as it has reference in the epic Mahabharata but reached its heights during...
Delhi, The political capital of India, makes up one of the cornerstones of the golden triangle in the country's north. Finding its genesis in the great Indian epic the Mahabharata, as Indraprastha, Capital of the Pandava princes, today the city has transformed itself into a new incarnation. Reflecting the many colors and flavors of India's eclectic composition, contemporary Delhi is one where you will be inspired, amazed, fascinated and impressed at every corner.
India's desert capital of Jaipur, affectionately referred to as the Pink City because of the pink walls and buildings of the old city, lures visitors with its stunning remnants of a bygone era. The city was founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Sing II. The city is famous for beautifully laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments and marvelous heritage hotels...