Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur form the Golden Triangle. Tourism in this sector has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. The three cities are ideal destinations to start your exploration of India. It is a well-known fact that Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra have their own stories to tell. You will certainly benefit if you undertake Golden Triangle tour packages.
However, not all travelers are aware of how to go about it. The information provided here should help you to plan a trip to the Golden Triangle in India. How to reach your destination, places of interest to visit, and where to stay are a few aspects that will be dealt with.
Let us start with Delhi. You can reach Delhi by air, road, and rail. Indira Gandhi International Airport is where you can land. From here you can hire a car from the car rental company outlets present at the airport. You can board a train to reach any one of the railway stations – Old Delhi Railway Station, Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station, and New Delhi Railway Station. There are 3 bus stands in Delhi – Inter State Bus Terminus, Anand Vihar Bus Terminus, and Sarai Kale Khan Bus Terminus. Places of interest in Delhi are India Gate, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, and Qutub Minar, to name just a few. Hotels in Delhi where you can put up include Hotel Shangri-La, Taj Palace, Nirula’s Hotel, and Radisson Hotel.
If you want to reach Agra (the second city of Golden Triangle), land at Agra Airport (located at a distance of 7 km from the city center). The flying time from Delhi to Agra is 40 minutes. You can board buses from Idgah Bus Stand or arrive here from another city. Agra Cantonment Station is the main railway station in Agra. Luxury (Palace on Wheels) and ordinary trains originate from this station and arrive from cities in Rajasthan, Varanasi, and Delhi. Sightseeing spots in Agra include the Taj Mahal, Agra Red Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri. Hotels in Agra where you can stay are The Grand Imperial, Mughal Sheraton, Hotel Bhoomi Residency, and Hotel Taj Plaza.
The nearest airport to Jaipur is Sanganer Airport. Regular flights connect major cities. If you prefer railways, express trains run between different cities in the country. Ajmer Shatabdi, Aravalli Express, and Howrah-Jaipur Express are popular trains. Deluxe coaches leave from Pink City for other cities and states. National Highway 8 connects Delhi with Jaipur. Tourist spots in Jaipur are Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, City Palace, and Jantar Mantar. Hotels in Jaipur, one of the cities of Golden Triangle are Holiday Inn, Park Prime, Pearl Palace Hotel, and Hotel Classic Holidays.