India’s Golden Triangle is home to some of the country’s most captivating sights and popular destinations; Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. A Golden Triangle tour of India with Indian Holiday takes you on a quintessential journey through the rich history, culture and traditions of India and makes a perfect introduction to this captivating country, especially for first time travellers.
The destinations that make up India’s Golden Triangle are only a short distance apart but contain some of the most famous and iconic sights in all of India making this route perfect for those who want a compact India tour packed unforgettable highlights.
The adventure starts in the capital Delhi, a fascinating and vibrant mixture of old and new packed with important historical relics including iconic UNESCO world heritage sites like The Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun's Tomb and Qutab Minar as well as the Gandhi Memorial, India Gate, numerous temples and places of worship and the fascinating buzz of the street life and bazaars of Old Delhi.
A highlight of this tour is the city of Agra, home to the most beautiful building in the world – the unmissable Taj Mahal and the UNESCO listed Agra Fort. Also, don’t miss the famous ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, India’s most colourful and flamboyant state. In Jaipur you can explore the imposing Amber fort, the opulent City Palace and the magical Hawa Mahal.
You can see the best of the Golden Triangle in just a few days so this tour is perfect if you only have time for a short visit to India. You can also easily combine a Golden Triangle tour package with other highlights of India, for example spotting tigers in nearby Ranthambore National Park or witnessing the spirituality on the River Ganges in the holy city of Varanasi. You could even combine a relaxing break on the beaches of Goa or backwaters of Kerala with a Golden Triangle Tour giving an exciting and diverse insight into the best of India.