Golden Triangle along with the most visited places
Golden Triangle is one of the most popular tourist circuits in India that includes Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. The cities have some of the most incredible monuments in the country such as forts, palaces and tombs. You get a glimpse into the lifestyle the royals lived centuries ago and understand the local culture that is still preserved in the cities. The local markets provide you with many shopping options that offer handicrafts, clothes and great souvenirs. The local cuisines have a wide range of mouth-watering delicacies for you to try. The tour is surely one of the best experiences and combining it with other tourist destinations makes a complete package!
Some of the most visited places in India that you can combine with the Golden Triangle India Tour with are:
Many worldwide magazines have listed Kerala as one of the best places to visit in the world before you die. Such is the incredible beauty the state has to offer. It has beautiful beaches, serene backwaters, plantations in misty weather and thick green rainforests. Kochi, Alleppey, Munnar, Thekkady and Kovalam are a few of the many places to visit in Kerala. The local food and warm people add to the wonderful experience of travelling here. The state is home to numerous rivers and continuous green cover making it visually stunning. Staying in houseboats or resorts, jungle safaris and trekking are a few of the activities you can indulge in while travelling throughout the state.
[ Suggested Tour: 11 Days – Golden Triangle with Kerala Tour ]
Varanasi, considered one of the oldest cities in the world, is home to innumerable Hindu temples and various Ghats. The ancient city in the state of Uttar Pradesh is often travelled to along with the golden triangle by many because of the religious significance the city has. Many in the Hindu religion consider it a pilgrimage site. The thousands of temples in the city give you glimpses into a world where every activity is associated with the temple or God. The various Ghats like Manikarnika Ghat, Vishwakrama Ghat and Assi Ghat conduct all the rituals and religious ceremonies of the city.
[ Suggested Tour: 8 Days – Golden Triangle with Varanasi Tour ]
One of the best wildlife sanctuaries, Ranthambore is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, with the great Indian Bengal Tiger being the major attraction. Once a hunting ground for the Indian rulers for centuries (and then the British during their rule), the area houses a fort too. The Ranthambore Fort acted as a resting place for the rulers and now is a tourist attraction. The jungle safari here is great experience with a lot of animals to spot even at night. The ruins of the small forts in the area adds on to the experience.
[ Suggested Tour: 8 Days – Golden Triangle with Ranthambore Tour ]
Rajasthan, The land of Kings, is an excellent state to travel to as it has a lot to offer through its different cities. The state is home to some of the most incredible cities that have numerous forts and palaces depicting Indian culture and architecture. The state was home to one of the oldest civilisations in the world and, therefore, has thousands of years of history attached to it. Udaipur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner are a few of the numerous places to visit in the state. Travelling through the state will let you experience the unique culture of Rajasthan and the local cuisines as well.
[ Suggested Tour: 11 Days – Golden Triangle with Rajasthan Tour ]
Shimla, located in Himachal Pradesh, is one of the most popular hill stations in India. It was once the summer capital during the British rule because of the pleasant temperature and its incredible beauty. The hill station is a popular ice skating destination, where tourists from around the world come and enjoy the snow clad slopes. The mall road, Lakka Bazaar, the Ridge, Jakhoo temple and the Christ church are a few of the best places to visit here. There are numerous colonial style buildings across the town because of the strong presence the British had here.
[ Suggested Tour: 10 Days – Golden Triangle with Shimla Tour ]
Amritsar is one of the holiest towns in the Sikh community because of the numerous gurudwaras. This city is where Sikhism originated. The Golden temple or Harmandir Sahib, the holiest shrine in the community, resides in the city of Amritsar. Millions of people visit the shrine every year and indulge in voluntary work. The city also houses some of the locations that hold historical significance with regards to the Indian Independence struggle. Jallianwala Bagh is one such location that holds a lot of importance. Wagah Border, War Memorial museum, etc. are a few other places to visit in the city.
[ Suggested Tour: 9 Days – Golden Triangle with Amritsar Tour ]
Udaipur is a beautiful city in Rajasthan with numerous lakes in it. A majority of the forts and palaces are built in the lakes by using incredible architectural techniques. City Palace of Udaipur, Monsoon Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Lake Pichola, Jagdish temple and Jag mandir are a few of the best tourist attractions in the city. You can indulge in photography with such beautiful places all around you. The local cuisines, folk songs and dances are something that will help you understand the culture even more. It is one of the most popular destinations often combined with the Golden triangle tour.
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[ Suggested Tour: 8 Days – Golden Triangle with Udaipur Tour ]
Haridwar & Rishikesh are two places that are often visited together by many tourists because of their close proximity and offering of similar activities. The places are mainly famous for the numerous temples lined across the banks of the river Ganga. The Ghats here are mostly visited for religious rituals and ceremonies. Rishikesh is a great yoga centre and people from all around the world come here to practice yoga and meditate in different beautiful locations. There are many adventure sports like river rafting, cliff jumping, kayaking, canoeing, etc. that you can experience in Rishikesh.
[ Suggested Tour: 10 Days – Golden Triangle with Haridwar Rishikesh Tour ]
Kashmir is often called ‘Paradise on Earth’ because of the incredible natural beauty it has. Therefore, it is an excellent tourist destination in India. Kashmir is home to many of the top hill stations in the country. Srinagar, Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Sonmarg and Patnitop are a few of the many hill stations in the state. You are treated to incredible experiences with the pleasant weather conditions, expansive meadows, beautiful valleys and river streams and different adventure activities. Two of the highest golf courses are located in this area. Skiing is another popular activity that people indulge in from all around the world.
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[ Suggested Tour: 9 Days – Golden Triangle with Kashmir Tour ]