India, with its colossal population and deep-rooted cultural heritage dating back to the era of Bharat Barsha, has played a significant role in the emergence of various religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism, along with its neighbor, Nepal. Spanning from its vast oceanic shores to the majestic Himalayas, India boasts diverse ecosystems that cater to every traveler's desires. Whether you yearn for sandy beaches, mystical deserts, iconic cultural landmarks, vibrant wildlife, ancient temples, formidable fortresses, opulent palaces, lush valleys, or the awe-inspiring Himalayan ranges, India has it all.
The Golden Triangle Tour India Tour with Holy City Varanase is a distinctive travel package that encompasses three renowned cities: Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur and the holy city Varanasi (Banaras). These corners of India provide visitors with a captivating exploration of the country's architecture, painting, carving, sculpture, and other artistic expressions, showcasing its rich historical background and cultural legacy.
Highlights of Golden Triangle India Tour
Delhi, the capital city of India, holds not only contemporary political significance but also historical importance, being a focal point for various dynasties such as Khilji, Mughal, British, and the present democratic India. It has played a pivotal role in shaping early human civilization in the country. Beyond its political significance, Delhi stands as a prominent tourist destination for numerous compelling reasons. The city boasts a mesmerizing display of architectural and artistic marvels spanning different eras, including the majestic Mughal monuments and some of India's most exceptional architectural wonders. Among the must-visit tourist spots in Delhi are the iconic Lal Killa (Red Fort), the majestic Qutub Minar, the serene Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the awe-inspiring Lotus Temple, the historic India Gate, the grand Jamia Masjid, the splendid Humayun's Tomb, the magnificent Akshardham, the ancient Purana Qila (Old Fort), and the stately Rashtrapati Bhawan (Presidential Residence).
Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, India, has earned the moniker "The Pink City" owing to its mesmerizing array of pink-colored monuments, heritage sites, and structures that adorn the city. Situated amidst the sandy expanse of the Rajasthan desert, Jaipur stands as one of the oldest urban settlements in modern India. The city was carefully planned to tackle the challenges of burgeoning population growth and future water scarcity, resulting in the creation of a fully functional modern metropolis. Jaipur serves as a veritable oasis in the desert, offering visitors a captivating journey into culture, heritage, traditions, and the grandeur of royal courts, fortresses, and palaces. The opulent palaces, once the residences of Maharajas, have now been transformed into luxurious resorts, five-star hotels, and museums, preserving the city's regal legacy. Among the most renowned places to explore in Jaipur are the magnificent Amber Palace, the majestic City Palace, the intriguing Jantar Mantar observatory, the iconic Hawa Mahal, the enriching Albert Hall Museum, the formidable Nahargarh Fort, the historic Jaigarh Fort, the serene Birla Temple, the enchanting Jal Mahal, the solemn Gaitore (Kings' Memorials), and the picturesque Vidyadhar Garden.
Nestled alongside the Yamuna River, Agra is a renowned tourist destination and one of the top places to visit in India. The Taj Mahal, an awe-inspiring white marble mausoleum and a world wonder, stands as a universally revered masterpiece of Muslim art, symbolizing the architectural brilliance and artistic magnificence of Agra. Beyond the Taj Mahal, Agra boasts an array of other mesmerizing Mughal architectural wonders and artistic marvels, such as Agra Fort, Itmad Ud Daula, Tomb of Akbar the Great, Mehtab Bagh, Subhan Allah Hotel, Chini Ka Roza, Moti Masjid, Tomb of Mariam Uz Zamani, and more. These splendid sights provide visitors with an enthralling experience of remarkable architecture and exquisite artistry.
Varanasi, also known as Banaras among Hindu scholars, stands as one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities and a revered religious center with a history dating back to the 2nd millennium BCE, when it was inhabited by the Aryan people. Located on the banks of the sacred River Ganges, which holds immense significance for Hindus, the city has been a hub for education, trade, and industry since the first century. It is considered a sacred destination, offering a path to attaining Moksha (liberation). Adorned with miles-long Ghats, ancient temples, and a wealth of historical and traditional monuments and heritages, Banaras or Benaras ranks among the most sought-after religious sites in India.
Prominent attractions such as the revered Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, the vibrant Dashashwamedh Ghat, the sacred Manikarnika Ghat, the serene Assi Ghat, the regal Ramnagar Fort, the impressive Dhamekh Stupa, the historic Chaukhandi Stupa, and the divine Shri Durga Temple, among others, are the most captivating and popular places to explore in Varanasi.
More highlights of India Golden Triangle Tour
- Delhi - Explore Old and New Delhi on a guided city tour, visiting sites such as Humayun's Tomb, Jama Masjid Mosque, and Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi's crematorium. Take a Rickshaw ride through Delhi's backstreets.
- Get in touch with Culture of India, People and Heritage
- Agra - the beautiful Agra Fort and the Mughal mausoleum known as Baby Taj
- The spectacular Taj Mahal - India's most famous monument in all its glory at sunrise
- The Pink City of Jaipur - The lofty Amber Fort, regal City Palace, and ancient observatory of Jantar Mantar
- Varanasi: oldest living city (the holy city)
- Agra-Varanasi by train and Varanasi-Delhi by flight
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