The golden triangle circuit is one of the most famous itineraries for tourism in India. This circuit includes Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. The name has got originated from its shape on the map of India. The journey begins from Delhi and ends to Rajasthan. There are various modes of travelling which includes road, train and air. By road, the distance covered is 720 km with each leg ranging from 150-250 km long. The connectivity through train / air is also very good which is mostly designed for tourism purpose. One of the known services is Shatabdi Express which connects Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
Delhi: Delhi has been the capital of India since medieval period ruled by various kings who built many beautiful monuments such as Lal Kila, Qutub Minar, Humanyun Tomb etc. All these monuments are directly / indirectly associated to kings of different era with fascinating historical details and data. There are many other interesting places to visit in Delhi which makes this place one of the wonderful places in Golden Triangle circuit.
Agra: The place is famous for Taj Mahal, built by Shahajahan, and has been put on the list of seven wonders many a times. Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit this place every year to catch the glimpse of this remarkable monument dedicated to Mumtaj. There are several other monuments in Agra worth watching such as Agra Fort, Akbar’s Tomb, Mehtab Bagh, Moti Masjid etc.
Rajasthan: The state of Rajasthan is one of the largest tourist drawers among all other states of India. The magnificent tall and big palaces, gardens and other monuments allure people all over the world to visit and witness the architectural wonder of medieval and modern times. The monuments were built by different kings during medieval and modern times which are still in good shape such as Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar etc.
A visit to the above mentioned places will throw you back to the magnificent past of India when India used to be one of the successful economies of the world. The era of Mughals, British empire and other dynasties will prevail in the itinerary of Golden triangle. One gets bewildered and mersmerised by the variety of cultures and societies occurring at the same time in nearby places. Golden triangle is a must tour programme which one should include while visiting India.