This Golden Triangle, which consists of the cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, likely draws more travellers than just the entirety of India. The stunning Taj, the Rajput splendor of the “Pink City,” and the odd fusion of the past and present that make up India’s capital city combine to produce a enchanted mix potent enough to gratify the regular traveler and alluring enough to draw the serious traveler more in.
The schedule gets the most out of the week you get to stay in the north of India and provides a wonderful view of the area. If you have more time, we advise including a few other sites en route, which we’ll go over below.
In order to tour these cities in the shortest amount of time possible, Vacation India provides a few fast (6–14 day) tours. You can choose to extend your journey using the following options after learning about the Golden Triangle of India.
▪ Go on a trip to see the amazing wild tigers in Ranthambore National Park by going on a jungle safari with a ranger
▪ On a memorable sunrise cruise in Varanasi, one among India’s holiest cities, witness worshippers offering prayers and taking baths along the ghats of the holy Ganges River Read More +
▪ Visit Kathmandu, neighboring country Nepal’s capital, and allow yourself plenty of time to explore the city’s astoundingly rich cultural and artistic past. Additionally, in ultra-calm Pokhara, where you can kayak about Phewa Lake while taking in vistas of massive mountains, get your Himalayan fix
▪ Walk along the sacred Ganges in Rishikesh, the self-described “Meditation Capital of the World,” and discover the fading magnificence and mysticism in the winding lanes of Haridwar Read Less –
The City Rooted in Saint’s Blessings – The royal Imperial Palace Complex and the Jami Masjid (Mosque) Complex
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Time seems to stand still in Orchha, a fortified medieval city with a rich history, culture, and impeccable architecture
Fly from New Delhi to Srinagar (Kashmir) ➜ Gulmarg ➜ Pahalgam ➜ Sonamarg ➜ Kargil ➜ Mulbekh ➜ Lamayuru Monastery ➜ Likir ➜ Sangam Viewpoint (Confluence of Zanskar and Indus Rivers) ➜ Spituk ➜ Magnetic Hill ➜ Leh ➜ Khardung La ➜ Nubra Valley ➜ Diskit ➜ Hunder ➜ Turtuk ➜ Lake Pangong Tso ➜ Chang La ➜ Hemis ➜ Thiksey ➜ Leh ➜ Fly from Leh to New Delhi
Old and New Delhi ➜ Jaipur ➜ Jodhpur ➜ Ranakpur ➜ Udaipur ➜ Sardargarh Heritage Palace Hotel ➜ Bundi ➜ Ranthambhore National Park ➜ Agra (Taj Mahal and Red Fort) ➜ New Delhi ➜ Fly to Goa ➜ New Delhi/ Mumbai
Negombo Beach ➜ Dambulla Caves ➜ Climb the Rock Fortress Sigiriya ➜ Polonnaruwa & Minneriya National Park ➜ Spice Gardens in Matale ➜ Kandy (Temple of the Tooth) ➜ Nuwara Eliya (Train Ride Through Tea Plantations) ➜ Optional Morning Hike in Horton Plains National Park ➜ Safaris in Yala National Park ➜ Colombo ➜ Maldives ➜ 3 Nights at Beach Resort in Maafushi Island in Maldives ➜ 3 Nights All Inclusive Resort in Maldives
Old and New Delhi ➜ Udaipur ➜ Ranakpur ➜ Jodhpur ➜ Deogarh Palace Heritage Hotel ➜ Jaipur ➜ Ranthambore Tiger Reserve ➜ Agra ➜ Fatehpur Sikri ➜ Orchha ➜ Khajuraho ➜ Varanasi (Ganges) ➜ Chennai ➜ Kanchipuram ➜ Mamallapuram ➜ Tanjore (Thanjavur) ➜ Trichy ➜ Chettinad Region ➜ Madurai ➜ Munnar ➜ Thekkady (Periyar Tiger Reserve) ➜ Alleppey (Houseboat Kerala Backwaters) ➜ Kumarakom ➜ Mararikulam Beach ➜ Kochi ➜ Chennai/Mumbai
Chennai ➜ Kanchipuram ➜ Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram) ➜ Pondicherry (Puducherry) ➜ Tanjore (Thanjavur) ➜ Trichy (Tiruchirapalli) ➜ Chettinad Region ➜ Madurai ➜ Munnar ➜ Thekkady (Periyar Tiger Reserve) ➜ Alleppey (Houseboat Kerala Backwaters) ➜ Kumarakom ➜ Mararikulam Beach ➜ Kochi ➜ Chennai
New Delhi ➜ Indore ➜ Dhar ➜ Mandu ➜ Omkareshwar ➜ Maheshwara ➜ Ujjain ➜ Bhopal ➜ Sanchi and Udaygiri ➜ Bhimbetka Caves and Bhojpur ➜ Jabalpur ➜ Bandhavgarh Tiger National Park ➜ Khajuraho ➜ Orchha ➜ Jhansi ➜ Datia ➜ Sonagiri ➜ Gwalior ➜ Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary ➜ New Delhi + Optional tour of Taj Mahal
Chennai ➜ Mahabalipuram ➜ Kanchipuram ➜ Puducherry ➜ Thanjavur ➜ Chettinad ➜ Madurai ➜ Thekkady (Periyar Tiger Reserve) ➜ Alleppey Backwaters ➜ Kochi (Cochin) ➜ Ooty ➜ Bandipur National Park ➜Mysore (Mysuru)➜ Shravanabelagola ➜ Belur and Halebidu ➜ Ancient City of Hampi ➜ Aihole and Pattadakal ➜ Badami ➜ Goa Beaches