Best Time to Visit the Golden Triangle India for a Splendid Tour

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Best Time to Visit the Golden Triangle India for a Splendid Tour
Posted Date: 14/08/2023 Posted By: Sikh Tours

So, you are all set for your Golden Triangle Tour. Aren’t you? But, do you know what is the best time to visit Golden Triangle India? The Golden Triangle Tour of India is one of the most popular and well-known tourist circuits in the country. It encompasses Deli, Jaipur and Agra-three of India’s most important cities. The tour covers a wide range of attractions, including ancient places, towering forts, bustling markets, and World Heritage Sites. For instance, the major tourist attractions in these cities include the Taj Mahal in Agra, the Red Fort in Delhi and the Amber Fort near Jaipur. There are several other places worth visiting throughout the Golden Triangle. In addition to the historical and cultural richness on display, visitors can also enjoy glimpses of rural life in India and the beautiful countryside. The Golden Triangle Tour can last anywhere from 6 Nights and 7 Days, depending on how much time you have. Here are three most incredible cities that you will see during your visit:


Delhi, the capital of India and located in the north of the country, is a remarkable city that has something to offer to you. It must be on your travel bucket list. The city forms one-half of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit, along with Agra and Jaipur. 

Delhi’s attractions include numerous ancient monuments, as well as more recent structures such as:

  • Akshardham Temple

  • Lotus Temple

  • Qutub Minar

In addition, Delhi is home to a large number of bazaars where you can find almost anything of your taste.


Jaipur, the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Located in the western part of the country, it is a part of the famed Golden Triangle tourist circuit. Jaipur is known for its forts, palaces, temples and heritage villages, and stunning architecture, exemplified by its Pink City moniker, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum, and Jal Mahal, as well as its cultural attractions and abundance of shopping options.

Jaipur is about 260 KM from Delhi, 320 KM from Agra and 160 KM from Ranthambore National Park. It is also well-connected with other important places in the country by air, rail and road. 


Agra is a historical city that was once a powerful Mughal capital and a significant city of North India. The city boasts of various marvellous architectures like the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Sikandra. Besides 

When is the Best Time to Visit the Golden Triangle in India?

As one of the most popular tourist destinations in India, there is no doubt that the Golden Triangle is best experienced at different times of the year. Each city has its unique charm and offers something different to visitors. Here’s a look at when you should visit each city to get the most out of your trip.

  • Delhi: Fall or Spring 

  • Jaipur: Late Winter 

  • Agra: Early Winter 

Weather Conditions During Different Times of the Year

If you wonder what should be the right season for your trip to Golden Triangle, we have accumulated different seasons of the year along with their climatic conditions:


The summer season starting from May till June is one of the hottest seasons with 45°C of temperature when the sun exposes an extreme heat. If you are not used to the utmost heat then you must avoid visiting during this season and month.


The Winter season is an ideal time to visit the Golden Triangle with pleasant weather from October to February. The average temperature during winters ranges between 22-23°C. The freezing weather in the month of December-January will make your journey most memorable and joyful. 


The monsoon lasts between June-September. You can expect floods during the monsoon season. You will not enjoy viewing the Taj Mahal in the rainy season. So, the monsoon should also be avoided.

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What to Expect During Your Visit?

Located in northwest India, it is made up of three cities as each city has something special to offer visitors, from ancient temples and forts to bustling markets and bazaars. 

If you are planning a trip to this region, here’s what you can expect.

  • You can see some of the most famous attractions in the country.

  • The three cities making the marvelous Golden Triangle are known for their rich history and abundance of cultural experiences to explore during your visit.

  • You can visit famous temples in these cities.

  • Enjoy spectacular views of the Taj Mahal and explore bustling markets in each city.

  • Taste the local delicacies of Agra

  • Explore the intricate, detailed carvings and designs of UNESCO World Heritage Site-Fatehpur Sikri

  • Experience the beauty of Old Delhi and Jama Masjid

  • Enjoy the grand puppet show, fire show and local dances like Ghumar, etc.

  • Visit the Lotus Temple

  • Indulge in the romantic activity of air ballooning with your partner.

  • Explore the local arts, block-printing, etc, in Jaipur

  • Learn the spellbinding art of elephant printing and have a fun-filled elephant ride in Jaipur

With so much to see and do, you will have a memorable experience exploring this iconic region of India.

How to Get There?

You can travel to the famed Golden triangle in three ways, as listed below:

By Air: If you are travelling to India from abroad, then your landing spots will be Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport and Jaipur’s International Airport. The Indira Gandhi International Airport is the biggest in India and witnesses major traffic every day. On the contrary, the Jaipur International Airport is a smaller one receiving fewer flights and that too from International destinations like Dubai, Muscat, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, etc.   

By Train: The Golden Triangle routes enjoy good rail connectivity with Northern and Western Railways. One of the fastest trains on the Delhi-Ajmer route is Rajdhani Express whereas Ajmer Shatabdi is another express train covering a total distance between Delhi and Ajmer in approximately 4 hours 20 minutes.

By Road: If you wish to go on Golden Triangle Ranthambore Tour by road, then you can book our Chauffeur-driven cars. Our drivers will take you on your journey through Delhi-Agra while viewing the mighty Yamuna River. It will take you around 4 hours to cover the distance of 233 KM from Delhi to Agra. However, the distance between Delhi and Jaipur is 281 KM and from Agra to Jaipur, the same is 238 KM taking approximately 5 hours and 4 hours, respectively.

Don’t Forget to Bring This With You

  • Keep some wet wipes to freshen up with after sightseeing

  • Ask your driver to keep mineral water bottles to drink

  • Have woollen clothes with you to stay warm in the chilling weather

  • Carry a toilet roll inside your bag as some places may not have a toilet facility

  • Keep some change of Indian currency with you to give tips to toilet-keepers (some toilet facilities charge you 5-10 or more INR), hotel porters or labourers at the railway station 

  • Carry a scarf or shoulder to cover your head while visiting some temples or mosques as a mark of respect 

  • Charcoal tablets to avoid tummy bugs

  • Mosquito repellent to prevent dengue-causing mosquitoes bite you

  • Get a local sim card to enjoy good calling and internet connection in India 

  • Hand sanitiser to maintain hygiene while travelling

How Can You Make the Most Out of Your Trip?

Each city in the Golden Triangle has its unique charm that attracts tourists from all over the world. While it is possible to see all three cities in a single trip, it is best to spend at least a few days in each city to get a wonderful and refreshing experience. 

So, if you are ready to get on this amazing trip, here are some tips to help you make the most out of it:

  • Always have a customized travel itinerary to enjoy sight sightseeing as per your schedule

  • Visit each place in these three cities of the Golden Triangle

  • Spend an exact amount of time sightseeing each site

  • Have pre-arranged transfers to and from the airport

  • Avoid tour buses.

  • Always travel with a private cab driver to enjoy your ride to the fullest

  • Taj Mahal is best viewed during sunset, so consider visiting the site in the evening 

  • Stay at a luxurious hotel for a relaxing time. You can consult our team and it will give you all the appropriate hotel-stay options.

  • Do not forget to add the Wildlife Safari tour of Ranthambore National Park to your trip 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Related to Golden Triangle Tour 

Q: Where is the Golden Triangle in India?

A: The Golden Triangle is a tourist circuit in India that connects three significant cities of the country i.e. New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The locations of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan make a triangular shape on an Indian map referring to the Golden Triangle.

Q: When should I visit the Golden Triangle?

A: The winter season from October to February is considered to be the best time to visit the Golden Triangle.

Q: Is the Golden Triangle worth visiting?

A: Of course, a trip to Golden Triangle is a must-visit and should be on your travel bucket list. The tour will allow you to explore several historical, architectural, religious and other significant tourist destinations of Delhi (e.g. Red Fort, Jama Masjid, etc,), Agra (Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, etc.) and Jaipur (Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar).

Q: Is the Golden Triangle India worth seeing?

A: Yes. The Golden Triangle with Ranthambore tour is an ideal tour for all the national and international tourists to explore the first, palaces, temples and various tourist attractions of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur and learn about the magnificent historical past of India while enjoying a trip to the wildlife sanctuary.

Q: Which is the best time to visit Delhi and Agra?

A: You can visit Delhi, Agra and Jaipur during Fall-Spring or Early Winter during your Golden Triangle Tour and the weather is quite cheerful during the winter season.

Q: How do I plan a Golden Triangle Tour?

A: We have three different Golden Triangle Tour Packages of 6 Nights and & days. You can get a customized travel itinerary for you at Sikh Tours and our team will better assist you with all the bookings, travel arrangements, etc.