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Places to visit in a Golden Triangle Tour with Udaipur
The Golden Triangle Tour is the best way to experience the rich cultural heritage of India and covers the most vibrant tourist sites in Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. The best time to visit these cities is from August to March when the climate is refreshing and perfect for sightseeing.
And add Udaipur to your tour itinerary and enrich your tour with its rich cultural heritage. So, below we have shared the complete tour itinerary of Golden Triangle Tour with Udaipur along with sightseeing tours for Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Have a look
Sites to see in Delhi
The Golden Triangle Tour starts with Delhi, where you can see all the famous tourist attractions in 1-2 days. In Delhi, there are world famous UNESCO World Heritage sites like Red Fort, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb with its classic Mughal architecture.
There are colonial buildings, with their British design, like Parliament House, Teen Murti Bhavan, Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate. Lodhi Gardens is another iconic site where tombs of Lodhi kings stand peacefully amidst lush greenery and garden landscapes.
Other sites like Rajghat, Jama Masjid, Purana Quila, Nizamuddin Dargah, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Jain Lal Temple, Birla Temple, and National Gallery of Modern Art. Tourists can shop in the busiest and oldest markets of Chandni Chowk or the posh malls in Connaught Place, and eat the famous street food of Delhi.
Plus, you can buy a Delhi tour package from local tour operator to visit all popular tourist monuments in Delhi, and also get hotel at good price.
Note: A few sites like the Red Fort and Purana Quila are closed on Mondays.
Sites to see in Agra
Situated 250 km from Delhi is the historic city of Agra. It takes approximately 3 hours to reach Agra by cab. Once, a mighty capital city of the Mughals, Agra is most famous for the Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal, is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is a masterpiece of Mughal, Persian and Turkish architecture.
Agra Fort is another landmark site in Agra, from which you can see Taj Mahal in all its glory. Other landmark sites in Agra are Itmad-Ud-Daulah, also known as Baby Taj and Akbar’s Tomb, Sikandara. Situated close to Agra are majestic, but the deserted place of Fatehpur Sikri and the twin towns of Mathura and Vrindavan.
There are innumerable temples dedicated to Lord Krishna that one can visit. The main temples are Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, Banke Bihari Temple & Krishna Balaram ISKCON Temple.
Plus, to save money and time, I would suggest you to buy a three days Delhi Agra tour package from a travel firm in Delhi, which will arrange cab, driver, tour guide and hotels for as low as Rs 10,000 per person.
Sites to visit in Jaipur
Jaipur is situated 275 km from Agra and is the Pink City of India, so called because of its pink-colored buildings. A tourist can visit all the famous landmarks in Jaipur within 1-2 days and also visit the sites coming en route from Agra to Jaipur, like Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Mehandipur Balaji Temple, and Chand Baori Stepwell.
In Jaipur, one can see massive hilltop forts, exquisite palaces, and havelis, sacred temples, calm lakes, lush green gardens, busy bazaars and enjoy soft folk music and feel the rustic village life in Jaipur. Jaipur has many historical tourist sites like Jal Mahal, which is set in the middle of Man Sagar
Lake, Amer Fort, the fort complex within which you can visit several palaces and buildings, Royal Gaitor, which has intricate carvings on stone monuments. One must visit Jaigarh & Nahargarh Forts, from which you can have spectacular views of Jaipur. One can visit Panna Meena ka Kund, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Birla Temple and Albert Museum Hall. The tourists can also go shopping for jewelry, handicrafts, sculptures, shoes and more in traditional bazaars like Johri Bazar, Bapu Bazar and do some bargaining while they buy.
Sites to see in Udaipur
Your Golden Triangle Tour becomes even more exciting and thrilling with a visit to Udaipur, which is 400 km from Jaipur. While tourists can see all the famous attractions of Udaipur in 1-2 days, they can also visit some interesting sites coming en route from Jaipur to Udaipur, like Ranakpur Temples, Kumbhalgarh Fort, and Chittorgarh Fort.
Udaipur is one of the most romantic destinations in India, and one can visit Rajput palaces, temples, havelis and ancient bazaars. The top attractions of Udaipur are City Palace, Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon ki Bari, Bagore ki Haveli, Monsoon Palace, and Shilpgram.
Exploring the colorful and vibrant sites of Udaipur makes your Golden Triangle Tour complete, and you can take a flight to Delhi from Udaipur.
Best flights to catch are:
- 9:20 am – 10:55 am (IndiGo 6E-612): Rs 2100 plus tax
- 2:10 pm – 03:35 pm (IndiGo 6E-747): Rs 3100 plus tax
- 7:20 pm – 08:45 pm (IndiGo 6E-6299): Rs 3500 plus tax
- 8:40 pm – 9:55 pm (SpiceJet SG-2640): Rs 2100 plus tax
Check this link for more on flight details from Indigo airlines.
For travellers planning a trip to Jaipur, Rajasthan, we have just written a blog post on How to plan your 1st trip to Jaipur, Rajasthan. Here we have shared three most important details like:
- In which month, you should visit Jaipur
- All available accommodation options in Jaipur
- Places to see in and around Jaipur
And if you are a corporate, planning a trip to Jaipur, then we would suggest to contact Rajputana Cabs, which is travel agency in Jaipur, Rajasthan. They can arrange all your travelling requirements like:
- Sightseeing tour transportation
- Local Jaipur tour Guide
- Tour itineraries for Jaipur & nearby cities
We would request you to kindly view their Taj Mahal tour details, where you will find detailed information on how you can plan a trip to Taj Mahal from Delhi and Jaipur. Their contact details are +91 9928399846 & firstname.lastname@example.org.