India has so many fascinating gifts to offer for those who love to explore and for those who want to wander. It has something for everyone. Be it the chaotic confusion on the streets that lead to some beautiful destination or it may be the magnificence of the age-old ruins of some monuments which leave one awe-struck at the splendor of the architecture.
When you are looking for the holiday destination in India, there is no dearth of them but if the time is less and your list of ‘Must See’ includes some shopping and a glimpse of something which will be etched in your memory forever, then Golden Triangle Tour is going to fulfill that desire. Golden Triangle, as the name, suggests covers three prominent places which are not far from each other and let you have the plethora of keepsakes and memories to be carried along.
Golden triangle tour begins from the national capital, Delhi, where you can enjoy the best of both the worlds as the trendy city life and traditional architecture co-exist and Delhi gives you many choices to shop anything that you desire or want as old and the new city enjoy their distinct and unique culture. If you are a foodie, you can enjoy Delhi delights in the form of savouries, some Indian and some adapted from Persian cuisine. Delhi being a cosmopolitan city gives you an impression of a busy place, where people enjoy the good life.
Next destination from Delhi is Agra, located at the distance of 217 kms. Agra is a city which is extremely well connected with Delhi. Agra once enjoyed the glory as the capital of Mughal Empire, is a city that you do not want to miss if you are in India and the reason is simple. It is home to The Taj Mahal, an iconic symbol of eternal love, built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, in the loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Located on the banks of River Yamuna, this mausoleum showcases intricately carved white marble structure held by four minarets. Though this wonder of the world looks serene and beautiful whenever you view it but it looks its best on the full moon night when this pristine white beauty leaves you tongue-tied and wonder-struck. It is one of the three UNESCO World Heritage sites, situated in Agra, the other two being, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.
Finally, from Agra, we complete the circuit of this golden triangle when we reach the desert state capital called Jaipur, again with flamboyant past and rich heritage. A place you fall in love at the first sight as everything about it is, royal and grand, be it the grandeur of the age-old forts like Amer, Nahargarh or Jaigarh forts which are breathtakingly beautiful, with each one holding many untold legends of the valiant Rajput Warriors and rulers. When you visit the Bazaars or markets of Jaipur, it does not matter whether you enjoy shopping or not, they will simply mesmerize you with the liveliness which is so infectious. Rajasthani cuisine is not to be missed to complete this beautiful odyssey.
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