India is a place that can make you lose touch with the reality of it’s both poverty and luxury. The huge, crowded and chaotic cities of India might not fit into a kind of “everything is perfect” holiday plan. However, everybody should see this exotic city to see the world from a different point of view. How can people get prepared for this huge country filled with numerous religious and historical places? Let’s start with an all-time classic tour.Golden Triangle is the perfect tour for the first timers!
Golden Triangle includes 3 large cities of India: Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur.
Delhi is a kind of melting pot of the old and the new. Travelers say that you feel like you’re in a time machine during your Delhi trip. Because the city has 3 parts which all have different economical statues.
Old Delhi refers to the past with it’s dusty and crowded streets. Also, this part of the city is in a bad situation economically.
New Delhi refers to now when compared with the other parts of the city. You also can see ancient buildings here but when it comes to the living standards, New Delhi is obviously in a better place in terms of economy.
Gurgaon refers to the future with the European scenery it has. From the skyscrapers to the shopping malls, Gurgaon reminds us of the richness contrary to Old Delhi.
Here are the places you must visit in Delhi
- Red Fort: A kind of palace made of red Stones. (New Delhi)
- The Lotus Temple: A temple made of white been in a Lotus shape. It is a Bahá’í House of Worship(New Delhi)
- Qutab Minar: The longest Minar of India. the triumph of Muslim rule had set in Stone by the finest craftsmen and artisans
- Akshardham Temple: Hindu temple in Delhi
- Rajpath (Kingsway): It is a road linking India Gate to the offices of the Indian government
The majesty of India, Agra is the irreplaceable city of the Golden Triangle because of the fact that it is hosting one of the 8 wonders of the world: Taj Mahal.
There are not many tourist attractions in Agra except Taj Mahal. In addition, travelers say that they didn’t like Agra in terms of environment and urban planning. However, only the great Taj Mahal convinces us to include Agra to our India Tour For the First Timers.
Here are the places you must visit in Agra
- Taj Mahal: Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan as a memorial for the love of his life(his third wife), Mumtaz Mahal, who died giving birth to their 14th child.
- Agra Fort: A fortress in Agra made of red sandstone and marble.
This palatial fortress is in the UNESCO’s world heritage list.
- Fatehpur Sikri: An old city full of ancient ruins which are located near Agra(40 km)
Jaipur is one of the favorite cities of travelers and it is known as “the Pink City”. This is one of the well-planned urbanization areas of India. However, the chaotic life order will put you through the wringer as long as you are in India. So don’t get surprised if you come across with an elephant while you’re strolling around the Jaipur.
Beyond all the dizzier order, Jaipur hosts numerous historic places that you can explore. The best way to see every inch of this enthralling city is to hire a tuk-tuk(autorickshaw ) while your India tour.
Here are the places you must visit in Jaipur
- Hawal Mahal: An extraordinary pink-painted historic building in Jaipur
- City Palace: A complex of courtyards, gardens, and buildings
- Jantar Mantar: An old observatory complex. It is a member of India’s list of UNESCO World Heritage List
- Central Museum: A museum in Jaipur which hosts an eclectic array of tribal dress, dioramas, sculptures, musical instruments, and an Egyptian mummy
- Jal Mahal: The palace in the lake
- The Fort Amber: A fort which hosts the sculpture of Shiva which made of Amber
End of the perfect India tour for the first timers! Golden Triangle is quite enough for someone who is having an India tour. Otherwise, you may drive crazy under the favor of the chaotic lifestyle in India.
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