Top 04 Golden Triangle Tours of India
The golden triangle tour of North India is so popular as compared to other tour circuits in India. However, we have come up with more golden triangle tours of India such as golden triangle tours of south India and golden triangle tour of east India.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR OF NORTH INDIA
Golden triangle tour of north India comprises Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. This circuit is frequented by most travelers because the Taj Mahal in Agra is the main attraction of this tour. Delhi's Red Fort and Jaipur's Amber fort are the highlights of the trip.
Destination Covered :
Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
04 Nights / 05 days Golden Triangle Tour
DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival in Delhi
, you are met and transferred to your hotel. After freshen up, go out for sightseeing tour of Delhi including the visits of Red Forts, Jama Mosque, Lotus Temple, Qutab Tower, Akshardham temple, India Gate, President House and Museums.
DAY 02 : DELHI - JAIPUR (260 KM 5-6 HOURS DRIVE)
The morning after breakfast, proceed to Jaipur by road. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. After freshen up, go for a city tour of Jaipur. Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan. Jaipur is also known as the Pink City of Rajasthan. Major attractions of Jaipur are City Palace, Observatory, Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), and in the evening explore the colorful traditional markets of Jaipur. Come back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 03 : JAIPUR
Have breakfast in the morning at hotel and ready to go for full day city tour of Jaipur
. Today, start the tour with the magnificent Amber Fort. Amber Fort is 11 km away from the main city of Jaipur. Amber Fort is the finest example of Rajput architecture. Amber was once the capital of Jaipur state and built by Raja Man Singh between 15 and 16 century. One can also enjoy elephant ride from the base up to the entrance of the fort.
After exploring the Amber Fort and Nahargarh Fort on the Aravali hills, come down for lunch at any good restaurant. After lunch, we let you free to explore the markets of Jaipur. In the evening visit Chowki Dhani Village (An Rajasthani Artificial Village). Come back to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 04 : JAIPUR - FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA (240 KM 05 HOURS DRIVE)
Have breakfast in the morning at hotel before leaving for Agra
. After check out, drive towards Agra via visiting Fatehpur Sikri en-route. It is located just 40 km short to Agra, built of red sandstone. Fatehpur Sikri is also called The Ghost City or Abandoned city, built by Mughal emperor Akbar in the 15th century. The city was put off by the emperor just one year after the completion of the building due to lack of water in the area.
Continue to drive towards Agra after visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Upon arrival in Agra, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. After short rest in the hotel room, go to see the most beautiful marble building in the world - the Taj Mahal with sunset.
- One of the wonders of the world, a UNESCO world heritage site and the best example of Mughal architecture in the world. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the 16th century in the memory of his wife who died at childbirth. It took 22 years to build the Taj by 20,000 workers and artisans. Come back to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 05 : AGRA - DELHI (200 KM 3 HOURS DRIVE)
Have breakfast before checking out the hotel. Go to see some more monuments around Agra such as spectacular the Red Fort of Agra. Made of red sandstone, Agra fort is also a fine example of Mughal architecture.
Drive towards Delhi. En-route visits Sikandara Fort, which is a mausoleum of Emperor Akbar. Continue drive towards Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, transferred to Airport/railway station.
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GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR OF SOUTH INDIA
Golden triangle tour of south India is also famous for having such a magnificent tourist place in this circuit. There are two golden triangle tours in this category. The first tour includes the places namely Chennai, Kanchipuram, and Mahabalipuram while the second tour comprises Bangalore, Mysore, and Hassan. Please go through the specially prepared itineraries for golden triangle tours of south India.
South India Golden Triangle Tour - 1
Destination Covered :
Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahbalipuram - Chennai
03 Nights / 04 days Golden Traingle Tour
DAY 01: ARRIVE CHENNAI
Upon arrival in Chennai
, you are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel. After freshen up, go for a full day city tour of Chennai. Formerly known as Madras, is the capital of Tamilnadu state of southern India. Chennai is one of the most popular cities in southernmost India. It offers rich culture and heritage to the travelers. Sightseeing tour of Chennai includes the visits of National Art Gallery and Museum with a fine collection of ancient paintings, Fort St. George, St. Mary's Church, Marina Beach (the second-longest in the world), San Thome Cathedral and Mylapore Shiva Temple, etc.
DAY 02: CHENNAI - KANCHIPURAM (75 KMS) - MAHABALIPURAM (60 KMS)
Have breakfast at the hotel and drive towards Kanchipuram after checking out. Kanchipuram is 75 km away from Chennai by road and referred to as one of the seven sacred cities of India. Upon arrival in Kanchipuram, visit some of the main attractions of Kanchipuram before leaving for Mahabalipuram for overnight stay. Kanchipuram is a famous city for hand-woven silk fabrics and Sarees. Visit some prestigious temples out here such as Kailashnatha temple and Ekambareswara Temple, both dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Continue drive towards Mahabalipuram
after seeing attractions of Kanchipuram. Upon arrival in Mahabalipuram, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. Evening free at leisure or relax. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 03: MAHABALIPURAM
Go for a full day city tour of Mahabalipuram just after having breakfast at the hotel in the morning. You are going to see magnificent monolithic monuments and stone sculptures during the city tour. Also, visit the famous Shore temple and other huge rock sculptures such as Arjuna's penance and Mahisasura Mandapam.
DAY 04: MAHABALIPURAM - CHENNAI ( 60 KMS)
Drive back to Chennai for departure for onward journey.
South India Golden Triangle Tour - 2
: Bangalore - Mysore - Hassan - Halebid - Belur - Bangalore
: 05 Nights / 06 days Golden Triangle Tour
DAY 01: BANGALORE
Upon arrival in Bangalore
, you are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel. After freshen up, go for a city tour of Bangalore, which is officially called as Bengaluru. Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka in south India. Bangalore is also known as the garden city of India. The main attractions of the city are parks, gardens, lakes, historical buildings, and temples. You are going to see important sites such as famous Lal bagh Botanical Garden, Cubbon Park, Bangalore Fort and Palaces, Mysore arts and crafts center, Vidhan Soudha - a seat of the state legislature of Karnataka state. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 02: BANGALORE - MYSORE (130 KMS)
Drive towards Mysore
after having the breakfast. Mysore is known for its magnificent Mysore palaces and majestic buildings, sprawling garden, shimmering silk, and sandalwood. En-route visit Srirangapatnam - Island fortress of Tippu Sultan. Visit Tippu's summer Palace, Mosque, and Srirangapatnam Temple at evening visit Chamundi Hill - perched atop a hill-the 4.8m tall monolith of Nandi and the gigantic Mahishasura statue are added attractions. Upon arrival in Mysore, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 03: MYSORE
Have breakfast in the morning and go for a full day sightseeing of Mysore. You will see Maharaja Palace, the art gallery in the Jaganmohan Palace houses. Later on, in the evening visit Brindavan Garden- the Krishna Raja Sagar after sundown, when musical fountains and colored lights transform this place into a magical fairyland. If time permits, evening free to explore the markets at your won. Come back to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 04: MYSORE - HASSAN (161 KMS)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Hassan
. En-route visit Sravanbelgola one of the oldest Jain pilgrimage centers in India. You will see the 17m high status of Gomateshwara, which is said to the world's tallest monolithic statue.
DAY 05: HASSAN - HALEBID - BELUR - HASSAN
Today excursion to Halebid and Belur to visit Hoysala Temples and Hoysaleswara Temple at Halebid, which are the finest example of Hoysala art and Tradition. Also, go to see the Channekeshava temple in Belur. After finishing the sightseeing of Halebid and Belur, drive back to Hassan for overnight stay.
DAY 06: HASSAN - BANGALORE (183 KMS)
Morning check out from the hotel and proceed to Bangalore for onward journey.
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GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR OF EAST INDIA :
Tourist places that come under the Golden triangle tour of east India are astounding. It has Bhubaneswar, Puri, and Konark in this beautiful tourist circuit. Apart from being a Golden triangle tour of eastern India, these places are flocked daily by travelers in large numbers from all across the globe. These three are the most prestigious and religious cities in India. Please find below the detailed tour itinerary for golden triangle tour of this region.
: Bhubaneshwar - Puri - Konark - Bhubaneshwar
: 03 Nights / 04 Days Golden Triangle Tour
DAY 01 : ARRIVE BHUBANESHWAR
On arrival in Bhubaneshwar
, you are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel. After freshen up, go for afternoon sightseeing tour of Bhubaneshwar. Bhubaneshwar is referred as the City of Temples and the sightseeing includes the visits of Ling Raj Temple, Mukteshwar Temple, Parashurameshwara Temple and Handicrafts Museum. Come back to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 02 : BHUBANESHWAR - PURI (60 KMS)
Morning after having breakfast at the hotel, drive to Puri
. Upon arrival in Puri, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. After freshen up. Go for a sightseeing tour of Puri, also known as Jagannath Puri because the most sacred Shri Jagannath temple is here. Jagannath temple is one of the four original Dhams and also one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of India. After visiting Jagannath temple, go to see other important attractions such as Puri beach known for scenic beauty and its refreshing coastline. If time permits, explore the city on your own. Evening come back to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 03 : PURI - KONARK - PURI (35 KME ONE SIDE)
Go for an excursion to Konark, which is located 35 km from Puri. On arrival, visit the world-famous Konark Sun Temple also known as Black Pagoda. It is a World Heritage Site. It takes the form of the chariot of Surya (Arka), the sun god, and is heavily decorated with stone carving. The entire complex was designed in the form of a huge chariot drawn by seven spirited horses on twelve pairs of exquisitely decorated wheels. The entrance is guarded by two lions, which are each shown crushing a war elephant. Each elephant in turn lies on top of a human body. The temple symbolizes the majestic stride of the Sun god. Relax at breathtaking Konark Beach. After finishing the sightseeing tour of Konark, drive back to the hotel at Puri for overnight stay.
DAY 05 : PURI - BHUBANESHWAR (60 KMS)
After checking out, drive back to Bhubaneshwar and for an onward journey.