India, a land of diverse cultures, traditions and rich history, beckons travellers from around the world to embark on a journey that unravels the mysteries of its past and the vibrancy of its present. One of the most captivating and sought-after travel circuits in India is the Golden Triangle, encompassing Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Adding a delightful twist to this classic itinerary, we venture beyond the traditional trio to include the sacred city of Amritsar, taking our exploration to a new level. In this blog, we delve into the depths of this extraordinary journey, exploring the heritage, history and spirituality that define the Golden Triangle Tour with Amritsar.
Sikh Tours is the best tour and travel agency based in Delhi offers modest Golden Triangle Packages at an affordable cost to let you travel India’s Golden Tourist circuit. This trip includes 6 Nights/ 7 Days and starts usually by exploring the Gurudwaras of the holy city Amritsar, visiting the iconic sites of Delhi moving to Agra’s Taj Mahal, in the south and ending in the desert landscapes of Rajasthan in the west.
The different cities covered in this tour package are listed as below:
Amritsar: This city is located in the state of Punjab and is known for its rich Sikh heritage, vibrant culture as well as historical significance. It is a city deeply rooted in spirituality and patriotism. The city attracts tourists from all around the world due to its cultural and historical significance.
Delhi: It is the capital city of India and holds immense historical, cultural, and political significance. It's a city where the past seamlessly blends with the present. The city is home to several iconic landmarks, such as the Red Fort, and Qutub Minar and also offers a vibrant street food scene, bustling markets, and a glimpse into the diverse cultural fabric of India.
Agra: The popular city is situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh, and is synonymous with the Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an epitome of love. The Taj Mahal's stunning white marble structure and intricate detailing attract visitors from all over the world. Apart from this architectural wonder, Agra Fort, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcases the grandeur of the Mughal era.
Fatehpur Sikri: This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a city built by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century. It's renowned for its architectural brilliance and serves as a testament to the Mughal Empire's sophistication. The Buland Darwaza, the grand entrance to the city, reflects the victory of Akbar. Other prominent attractions include the Jama Masjid, Panch Mahal, and the Tomb of Salim Chishti, each displaying exquisite craftsmanship.
Jaipur: It is a city renowned for its rich history, colourful culture and architectural marvels. Known as the "Pink City," Jaipur boasts numerous palaces, forts and temples. The Amer Fort, perched on a hill, is a stunning blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. The City Palace showcases the royal heritage and Hawa Mahal, with its unique honeycomb structure, is an iconic monument.
Furthermore, these cities, each with its distinct heritage and attractions, collectively form the Golden Triangle Tour with Amritsar, providing a glimpse into India's diverse cultural, historical and architectural tapestry.
The Amritsar Golden Triangle Tour Package offers an enriching exploration of three historically and culturally significant cities - Amritsar, Delhi, and Agra. Here's a brief itinerary for this fascinating journey:
Route: Amritsar → Delhi→Agra→Fatehpur Sikri→Jaipur
Your trip will commence from your hometown and on arriving in Amritsar, a Sikh Tours representative will greet you and assist you in transferring to your chosen hotel.
On the next day of your trip,
You will kickstart the day with a delightful breakfast and head to the iconic Golden Temple or Sri Harmandir Sahib, an epitome of spirituality and culture.
Then, you can immerse yourself in the local vibe by exploring various shopping places such as Hall Bazaar and more.
After a satisfying lunch, you will make your way to the Wagha Border for a vibrant and patriotic border ceremony.
And, enjoy a savour dinner at SADDA PIND, offering an authentic Punjabi village experience.
At the end of the day, you will attend the closing ritual or Sukhasan at the Golden Temple before returning to your hotel for a restful night.
On the Third day of your trip,
You will enjoy a wholesome breakfast before embarking on a visit to Gurudwara Goindwal Sahib & Baoli Sahib as well as others such as Gurudwara Shri Jhulne Mahal Sahib in Tarn Taran.
Then, you will also explore Gurudwara Bir Baba Budda Sahib and Gurudwara Khadur Sahib in Tarn Taran and Gurudwara Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Ji in Amritsar district.
After seeking blessings and exploring the historical places, you will return to the Golden Temple for the evening closing ritual and later, rest for the night at the hotel.
During the fourth day of your journey, you will depart from Amritsar, heading to Delhi, choosing either a flight or train for your travel.
Upon early morning arrival in Delhi, you'll check in and settle into the hotel you've selected.
Then, embark on a visit to significant Sikh Gurudwaras such as Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib.
Explore iconic landmarks including the Lotus Temple, India Gate, Red Fort, President House and Qutub Minar.
At the end of the day, enjoy a delicious dinner before settling in for an overnight stay at our hotel.
After exploring Delhi, you will head to Agra which is approximately 200 km or a 4-hour journey.
And, dive into the rich history by visiting Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, and vibrant local markets in the evening.
Later on, head back to the hotel to enjoy dinner and for an overnight stay.
On the sixth day of your incredible journey, you will leave Agra and explore the historical marvel, Fatehpur Sikri, en route to Jaipur.
You will discover the architectural wonder, Hawa Mahal also known as the Palace of Wind.
And, indulge in the vibrant Rajasthani culture and cuisine at Chokhi Dhani.
Finally, settle into your Jaipur hotel and relax for a peaceful overnight stay.
After having breakfast at the Jaipur Hotel,
You will start your day by visiting Amber Fort and enjoy an exciting elephant ride if you wish.
Then, you will delve into history and science at the renowned Astrological Observatory and also explore City Palace, widely referred to as the museum of precious and semi-precious stones.
Apart from this, you will also indulge in Rajasthani handicrafts and enjoy leisure shopping on the streets of Jaipur city.
Later on, you will drive back to Delhi and then catch your flight back home from the airport or railway station.
Here are the necessary instructions to follow while planning a trip to Amritsar, Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri and Jaipur:
Follow the ideal time to visit cities such as Amritsar, Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri and Jaipur from October to February for a cool and comfortable climate.
Check the weather forecast and pack accordingly (e.g., warm clothes in winter, lightweight and breathable clothing in summer).
Carry valid identification, passports, visas (if applicable), and any required permits.
Reserve hotels in advance for a hassle-free stay, especially during peak tourist seasons.
Plan for local transportation options, such as cabs, rickshaws, or guided tours, to explore each city efficiently.
Research and list the must-visit attractions and activities in each city to make the most of your trip.
Carry necessary medications, a basic first-aid kit, and any specific prescriptions.
Keep a list of emergency contacts, including local authorities, embassy/consulate, and family members.
Exchange currency to the local currency of each city or use internationally accepted cards for transactions.
Familiarise yourself with the local customs, traditions, and etiquette of the places you're visiting.
Furthermore, you must abide by all the rules and regulations provided by the tour guides to enjoy a hassle-free journey and make your trip more memorable.
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