September 5, 2019 by optimatravels
India is a highly popular destination among world tourists interested in culture, heritage, wildlife, sea beaches, Ayurveda, Yoga, colonial legacy etc. Golden Triangle Tour Packages are some of the most popular India tour packages. The three major cities in a Golden Triangle Tour are Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. All the three cities are in North India. More than any other thing, a Golden Triangle Tour essentially focuses on history, culture and heritage of ancient Hindu existent and also those of the invaders like Muslims, British, French, Portuguese etc. Visiting these cities and exploring the ancient monuments take visitors back in history and realm of bygone glorious era. One can expect enough of UNESCO World heritage sites in Golden Triangle trip. Also notice a fact that Jaipur city has been regarded as UNESCO world heritage site (city) as a whole. The trip is a long one as one gets to explore a lot of monuments, palaces, museums, forts, tombs, temples, and local markets. Alongside, all these three cities are known for some authentic food that is too tough to resist or miss.
Usually, people do combine their Golden Triangle Tour with other cities as well to make it more detailed, extensive and wholesome. Golden Triangle with Kolkata Tour is one of the popular India Triangle Tours. Kolkata, capital of West Bengal, is a historical East Indian port city and gained immense prominence during the British rule. Ideally it requires 7 days (a week) to leisurely explore North & East Indian tourist destinations. Normally the tour commences at New Delhi and ends at Kolkata but it can, however, be done according to the travelers choice.
Golden Triangle with Kolkata Tour Itinerary.....
The Golden Triangle with Kolkata Tour starts immediately after your arrival at New Delhi. You will be received and greeted by a representative of Optima Travels and transferred to the hotel. Next day, guided sightseeing of Delhi will be conducted. Delhi has a lot of places to visit for the first timers and also for those who have been here before. Delhi was ruled by the Kauravas, Pandavas, Rajput, Mughal, Lodhis and British and all of them have left their impact and marks on the city. Among highly popular tourist attractions of Delhi are Rashtrapati Bhawan, India Gate, Rajghat, Jantar Mantar, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb and Lotus Temple. All of these places are different from each other in every way. The major markets and hang out places in Delhi to explore are the Chandni chowk market, Sarojini, Janpath, Cannought Place, Delhi Haat, and Majnu ka Tilla. Delhi is known for the best North Indian food that must surely not be missed. Ideally 2 nights stay is scheduled in New Delhi hotel.
The 3rd day of Golden Triangle with Kolkata Tour leads to Agra. Agra and Fatehpur Sikri are two most splendid towns in India to explore in depth the Mughal culture, monuments and history. The Mughal ruled in India on a significantly large landmass for a couple of century with rise of several Mughal kings. Agra remained Mughal capital until Shah Jahan shifted it to Delhi. Their imprints can be seen in the form of grand monuments. Taj Mahal, a symbol of love & created by Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz, is one such world renowned monument. The next beautiful monuments are It Mad-Ud-Daulah also called as Baby Taj built by Nur Jahan, Akbar’s Tomb, Salim Chisti Tomb, Agra Fort and Mehtab Bagh. Fatehpur Sikri is the place where Jodha Bai lived in her beautiful open palace called as Jodha Bai’s Palace. Other attractions in Fatehpur Sikri are Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid and Panch Mahal. Agra is famous for Mughlai food as well. Spend a night in Agra to explore all the famous monuments.
4th Day of Golden Triangle with Kolkata Tour leads to the Pink City of Rajasthan, Jaipur. The capital and largest city of Rajasthan, Jaipur is blessed with scores of architectural beauties. The Rajput architecture is bliss to watch owing to striking difference from other major monuments of the country. Some of the best places to see in Jaipur are City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Galtaji Temple, Albert Hall Museum, Birla Temple and Chokhi Dhani. Also, Jaipur is known to be the hub of local Rajasthani handicrafts market which is a must visit place as well. Two nights stay in Jaipur hotel will ensure proper guided sightseeing.
On 6th Day of Golden Triangle with Kolkata Tour, drive to Delhi. On reaching Delhi, you will directly be transferred to the airport to board Kolkata-bound flight. On arrival at Kolkata, you shall be transferred to the hotel for overnight stay. Kolkata one of the oldest Metro Indian cities, was the capital of the British East India Company. The colonial legacy is clearly visible in the form of traditional buildings, old streets, and English architecture. Among major tourist attractions in Kolkata are Victoria Memorial, Birla Planetarium, College Street Road, Kumortulli, Howrah Bridge, Indian Museum, Dakshineshwar Kali Temple and Kali Ghat. Kolkata is known for the best sweets and some authentic Bengali food. The best time to visit Kolkata is during the Durga Puja festival when the celebrations are high. But, the city is also very crowded during that time so that makes it very difficult to explore. The City of Joy is explored by an inquisitive traveller by opting for at 2 days Kolkata tour packages .
One of the Delhi-based reputed travel agency, Optima Travels takes care of the guests and tour from the time of ideation itself. Every aspect of travel is monitored to ensure complete satisfaction to the traveler. The itinerary and package are thoroughly customized. Book your Golden Triangle & Kolkata Tour with Optima Travels for complete peace of mind and value for money.