Delhi, Agra and Jaipur form the Golden Triangle of Indian tourism. They are the seats of India’s rich heritage and cultural history. While Delhi and Agra boast of the erstwhile Mughal Glory, Jaipur gives you a glimpse of the vibrant Rajput heritage.
Delhi, Agra and Jaipur are some of the most popular tourist destinations of India and attract thousands of culture and heritage lovers from across the globe, all round the year.
Stretched at a distance of approximately 250 Km from each other, the destinations are well connected via bus, train and flight services. The express highway between Agra–Delhi has shortened the travel time to just 2-3 hours. It is suggested to explore the city via road, as it is the best way to experience the true essence and culture of all the three cities.
Delhi: The Capital City
Make Delhi your starting point. The capital of India is famous for its historical monuments, museums, shopping places and delicious food. Visit the Humayun’s Tomb, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Qutb Minar Complex, Akshardham Temple, Purana Quila, Jantar Mantar, Rajpath leading to the India Gate and more. The must-see museums include the Gandhi Museum, Indira Gandhi Memorial, National Children’s Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art and National Rail Museum to name a few. Shop at Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, Karol Bagh and Sarojini Nagar Market. These are the popular shopping places in Delhi and are a shopaholics’ delight! Delhi is also famous for its food. There is the Parathe Wali Gali in Old Delhi where you can taste a variety of delicious parathas. The eateries around Jama Masjid and Nizamuddin serve mouthwatering kebabs and biryani.
Agra: The Land of the Taj Mahal
Make your next halt at Agra, the land of the world famous Taj Mahal. The monument was made by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Once you’ve enjoyed the beauty of this monument of love, visit the Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh and Jehangir’s Palace etc. Also, don’t forget to taste the famous sweet, “petha” of Agra. Kinari Bazaar in Agra is a nice shopping market full of colors and variety.
Jaipur: The Pink City
Jaipur, also called the Pink City, is the capital of Rajasthan. It is famous for its monuments and building like the City Palace and Museum, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Jal Mahal, Jaigarn Fort, Amer Fort and Nahargarh Fort. The colorful city markets are full of Rajasthani handicraft. The “Kundan” jewelry and “Mojaris” (shoes) made here are beautifully designed and world famous. The city is also famous for precious and semi-precious stone work, textile like Sanganeri and Bagru block print and Bandhej (tie and dye) prints. Famous markets include Johari Bazaar, Tripolia Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar, Nehru Bazaar, Chaura Rasta, Kisshanpol Bazaar and Sanganer village.
If you think it is too much of an effort to plan a tour to all the three places in one go, book a Delhi Agra Jaipur Tour Package. The tour operator will take care of all your stay and sightseeing schedules and you can spend a hassle-free vacation enjoying the beauty of the Golden Triangle!