The Golden Triangle of India, which includes Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, is regarded as one of the best cultural tour routes in the country. This one-of-a-kind, diverse cultural extravaganza allows visitors to enjoy one of the country’s most fascinating architectural marvels, delve into medieval history, and sample the delectable cuisines of India’s physically close, yet traditionally distinct cities.
Feel the spirit of urbanism in Delhi, romanticism in Agra, and regalism in Jaipur. An enchanting trip to three different cultures at the same time.
The Golden Triangle tour is ideal for those who want to discover what India truly has to offer.
Ideal duration for the Golden Triangle trip
Though the ideal duration for any trip is determined by the number of experiences the traveller wishes to partake in. However, the ideal duration for a fun-filled vacation on the Golden Triangle is four nights and five days.
Best time to visit Delhi, Agra & Jaipur
The three cities are open all year. Our best advice is to visit from August to March. It is considered the best time to embark on the Golden triangle tour. It is best to avoid visiting during the hot summer months of April through July.
#1 DELHI– The Heart of India
From historic sites to buzzing markets, museums to amusement parks, and street food; Delhi is a veritable feast for the senses, catering to people of all ages.
-Pay respect at India Gate war memorial
The Indian “Arc-de-Triomphe” was built to honour Indian soldiers who died in World War I. One can sit on the lush, green lawns and watch the sunset with their loved ones. With so much to see and do, a visit to India Gate is a must on any Golden Triangle tour.
Opening hours: 5 AM to 12 AM
-Qawwali night at Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah
In Delhi, do something unique and special. Spend the evening listening to soul-stirring and energetic Sufi music. Then, to spice up your Golden Triangle Delhi Agra Jaipur tour, enjoy a dinner of hot, spicy kebabs on the streets of Nizamuddin Basti.
P.S.- Every Thursday night, the Dargah hosts a Qawwali session.
-Gorge on delicious Street Food
Unless you’ve tried the incredibly tempting, utterly flavorful street food, you haven’t experienced Delhi. It will literally bring tears to your eyes! Taste the most enticing flavours of Aloo Tikki, Chhole Bhature, Golgappe, Aloo Chaat, and a variety of other savoury treats.
#2 AGRA– Home of The Taj Mahal
The love capital of India oozes Mughal vibes. Agra, the epitome of Mughal architecture, tells the story of India’s Golden Age.
-The grandeur of the Taj Mahal
The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in 1648 in loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. One of the great Wonders of the World, this breathtaking mausoleum of white marble is an undying symbol of love and beauty.
P.S.- Because the monument is closed on Fridays, plan your Golden Triangle visit accordingly.
Opening hours: 8 AM to 5 PM
-The regal corridors of Agra Fort
This walled palatial city is built in a maze-like pattern. Its striking combination of red sandstone and white marble work, as well as its unrivalled royal persona, make it one of Agra’s most popular tourist destinations.
P.S.- Check out the Diwan-i-Khas (a place for the king’s special guests) and the Diwan-i-Aam (a place for public addresses).
Opening hours: 6 AM to 6 PM
-Go nuts savoury ‘Pethas of Agra’
Agra is well-known for its tasty treats in addition to Mughal architectural marvels. The Petha, a rose-flavoured treacle candy made from coarse ash pumpkin and glucose, is one of the best. While on the Golden Triangle tour in India, don’t forget to try the famous Paan Petha.
P.S.- The most popular brand in Agra is Panchhi Petha, which is known for producing high-quality pethas.
-The crimson interiors of Fatehpur Sikri
This City of Victory, built by Emperor Akbar, is adorned with intricate, detailed carvings and designs all over. It is one of Agra’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites due to its expert masonry and elaborate stonework.
P.S.- See the true splendour of this old fort at dusk. The gleaming sandstone walls gleam in the setting sun at this point.
Opening hours: Sunrise to Sunset
#3 JAIPUR– The Pink City of India
Jaipur is a vibrant mix of old and new. It is a treasure trove for history buffs and royal-style vacationers.
-The marvelous landmarks of Jaipur
Every year, millions of tourists are drawn to and amazed by Jaipur. Try Amber Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), which has over 900 ‘jharokhas,’ or windows. The magnificent City Palace is now a museum containing unique royal artefacts. Explore Jantar Mantar, one of the world’s largest astronomical observatories, as well as the mystical Jal Mahal, a ‘floating’ palace.
-Shopping spree in Johari Bazaar
Shopping is one of the many enjoyable things to do in Jaipur. Souvenirs and traditional home decor items made with tiny colourful glass pieces, as well as the famous Rajasthani Puppets, can be purchased. At Johari Bazaar, one can also buy traditional jewellery.
-Rajasthani village life at Chokhi Dhani
Traditional folk performances, camel and elephant rides, puppetry, pottery, palmistry, tarot card reading, and a mouthwatering thali of traditional Rajasthani cuisine await you. Everything is contained within a beautifully decorated hamlet.
P.S.-Visit the small huts here to find rural women making delectable traditional treats that will steal your heart.
Opening hours: 5 pm to 11 pm
-The ultra-grand Raj Mandir cinema
The oldest Movie Theatre in Jaipur, Raj Mandir, is known for its exquisite style and elegance. The red velvet curtains on the screen that part majestically before the start of the film. This single-screen talkie resembles the Sydney Opera House.
A visit to this cutting-edge movie theatre is highly recommended to round out your luxury Golden Triangle tour!