New Delhi, the capital city of India; Agra, the home to Taj Mahal and Jaipur, the Pink City of Rajasthan form an interesting tourist circuit of North India. Popularly known as the Golden Triangle circuit, it is a great opportunity to witness the historical, architectural and cultural magnificence of the country. The latest trend encourages the tourists choosing Golden Triangle Packages to extend their tours further. Fortunately, there are many attractions that can be visited while enjoying these tours and here are the top 5 suggestions.
Jodhpur – The Gateway to Thar
Located around 335 km from Jaipur, Jodhpur is another popular city in Rajasthan and it marks the beginning of the Thar Desert area. The city has the majestic Mehrangarh Fort which accommodates palaces astonishingly adorned with colored glasses. The royal cenotaphs at Jaswant Thada present a wonderful sight for the visitors. Kaylana Lake and Garden, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Balsamand Lake and many other attractions can be visited while staying at a comfortable Jodhpur accommodation.
Jaisalmer – The Golden City
Popular for its Golden Fort, the city of Jaisalmer is around 575 km away from Jaipur. Built of yellow sandstone, the fort shines throughout the day and offers spellbinding beauty to the tourists. You can stay at a Jaisalmer accommodation and visit the attractions like Gadisar Lake and Jain Temple. It is the experience of a lifetime to visit the Sam Sand Dunes in the evening and watch the sun escaping into the golden sand dunes.
Ranthambore – Destination for Tiger Lovers
The Ranthambore National Park at the distance of 180 km from Jaipur is a captivating attraction for the wildlife lovers. Associated with the prestigious Project Tiger, the park provides the opportunity to explore tigers and other faunas. Leopards, deer, jackals, sloth bears, desert cats and many other species can be spotted at the park. Staying at one of the Ranthambore resorts near to the park is a thrilling experience.
Varanasi – The Ancient Holy City
One of the most ancient cities of the world, Varanasi is located about 550 km away from Agra. The city is located on the banks of River Ganga, an extremely revered river in the Hindu mythology. There are several ghats in the city that accommodates many popular temples. An amazing boat ride during the early morning hours is completely relaxing. The tourists can stay at Varanasi bed and breakfast options and participate in the enchanting evening prayers of the holy river.
Goa – The Fun Unlimited
For increasing the fun and enjoyment during Golden Triangle tours, the tourists can plan to visit the adventurous beaches of Goa. You can enjoy the beach sports or spend some great moments taking sun bath. There are many forts, churches and temples in Goa and the festive spirit of the region is worth experiencing while staying at Goa guest houses.
Make your Golden Triangle tour memorable with these added attractions. It is a wonderful way to make your tours comprehensive in the true sense.