India is a myriad of cultures, traditions, customs and lifestyles. If someone is seeking a sightseeing tour to India for the first time, the Golden Triangle Tour is an ideal choice to begin with. It will take you through the historic and ancient times where the tourists can experience unity in diversity.
The Golden Triangle tour includes Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the three historical cities of India. These three cities depict rich cultural heritage with numerous sightseeing spots. A minimum of a week- long trip is recommended to cover the three destinations in length. The trip begins from Delhi, halts at Agra, moves to Jaipur and brings the travellers back to Delhi which is the end of the Golden Triangle tour package.
Jaipur also referred as the Pink Walled City is the last destination of the tour which a splendid tourist junction. It is the capital of Rajasthan founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the year 1727. This city was formed by a clan of rulers built forts and a number of palaces which are the major attractions for the travellers. It is known as the Pink Walled City due to the stone colour used on the walls. In terms of shopping, Jaipur specializes is embroidered leather shoes called ‘Jutis’, flabbergasting blue pottery, tie and dye sculptures and other objects.
There are several Jaipur sightseeing tour spots offered to the tourists to choose out of.
Hawa Mahal was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1779. It is the most popular monument of Jaipur. This is a five storied monument encompassing 152 windows and fine Rajput architecture. A well laid out museum is also housed in this structure.
Jantar Mantar was built in the 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. This monument comprises instruments which were used for the study of the stars and its constellations. It is a monument which is created in a bizarre manner with lots of tiny lanes to confuse the visitors.
This Palace is a fusion of Rajput and Mughal architecture housing seven stories. The major enchantments of this structure are Chandra Mahal exhibiting a garden and city view, Diwan-e-am, hall of public audience with intricate decorations and manuscripts and Diwan-e-khas, hall of private audience which hosts a rich collection of costumes and textiles.
Amer Fort is a splendid beauty known for its majestic aura and other surroundings. It is a combination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Made in red sandstone and white marble this structure beholds austere dignity. It hosts the famous Sheesh Mahal, the chamber of mirrors.
It is situated in the Ram Niwas Garden founded by Prince Albert also known as the Albert Hall. It has an exquisite collection of archaeological and handicrafts which make it a great visiting place for the tourists.
Apart from these places some other locations for visitors are Jalmahal, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Birla Planetariam, Laxmi Narayan Temple and Kanak Vrindavan.
Last but not the least, talking about famous objects, Jaipur is acclaimed for its lip smacking delicacies some of which are Dal Batti Churma, Mawa Kachori, Ghewar, Mirchi Bada, Rajasthani thali and several other mouth watering dishes which excite the tourists worldwide. It is also known for handmade paper, antique silver jewellery, furniture, textiles, pashmina and ethnic sarees.