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Golden Triangle Train Tour In India
By:Amanda Bos <mails@indiansummerca.com>

tours are the best medium via which different parts of a country can be seen in no time and with all the convenience. With the improvements in the technology, the travel agencies in India have extended the golden triangle tours not only via road transport, but also via trains at affordable rates. The Indian tour operators offer a number of options relating to different tour packages and services. For example, if one wishes to take the most famous golden triangle tours via train, then there are a number of trains that offer travelling to the 3 popular cities of north India in more than one ways. The times of different trains are such that there would be definitely one train that would suit the preferences of the traveller. And this has been made even simpler by the evolvement of internet. One just needs to put in the desired preferences and there would be a long list of trains, planes, buses, etc displayed on the computer screen.

Golden triangle tour covers three main cities namely Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. With the help of golden triangle train tour to India, a trip that takes minimum six days to cover via road, will take just 3 nights to cover all the 3 places. Generally the schedule is as follows:

On day 1, the train departures from Delhi at around 6 in the morning and reached Agra in 2-3 hours. Here one can see attractions such as the Taj Mahal that was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Johan in the loving memory of his wife Mutes Mahal and which now stands as one of the Seven Wonders of the World other attractions are Diwan-e-Khas, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra fort, and the local markets of Agra.

On day two, the train to Jaipur is boarded from Agra which takes just 2-3 hours to reach. As The first planned city of India and the capital of majestic Rajasthan, Jaipur has endless options to explore in almost every field such a culture, forts, palaces, temples, museums, food, and what not. Exploring Jaipur can take more than a day and hence one must always keep some spare time in hands. The various places to see are Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Amer fort, Buland Darwaza, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Birla Temple, Johri Bazaar, etc.

Then on day 4, a train from Jaipur to Delhi can be taken that takes just 4-5 hours to reach Delhi. Delhi again has numerous options to cover in the stream of British architecture, Indian heritage, local markets, and of course the famous Delhi street food popularly known as ‘chaat’. One can see the red fort, old fort, Rashtrapati Bhawan, National Museum, Rajghat, Gandhi Museum, the zoo, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Aksardham temple, Jantar Mantar, streets such as Chandani Chowk, Sadar Bazaar, Khan Market, Connaught place, etc.

Therefore, with well planned tour options and packages, one can enjoy the beauty of the golden triangle tours in lesser time and with more convenience via trains.

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