India’s Golden Triangle

The Taj mahal india

Campervanning in India is becoming increasingly popular. India is a sub continent in itself, a huge, vast country with tourist destinations scattered throughout the country, getting from A to B is difficult, especially if you’re relying on public transport. Opting for a campervan gives much more flexibility. Delhi, the Indian capital is often the entry point for many international visitors and also a good place to seek out campervan hire and begin a road trip. Lots of  UK based travellers plann to explore golden triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur and with good reason too, plenty to see and do to gain a real insight into India, it’s people and its most famous cultural icons. Most UK travellers take a flight to Delhi from Heathrow armed with a guide book and a sense of adventure….

Delhi

Before moving travelling on to other destinations like Agra and Jaipur, visitors should explore Delhi first. Hot, busy, bustling, once you delve deep into India’s capital city you will be amazed. It has numerous You can see its various historical attractions that range from sultanate period to Mughal Era to British age; Qutub Minar (pictured below) has become synonymous with identity of Delhi Red Fort. Other attractions include Humayun’s tomb, Jama Masjid and Jantar Mantar and not forgetting an atmospheric rickshaw ride through the serpentine lanes of Chandni Chowk.

Qutub-Minar

Qutub-Minar

 

Agra

Situated at a distance of around 200km from Delhi, the journey takes 3 hrs to complete. Agra, is the home of the Taj Mahal, a wonder of the world and probably India’s most photographed tourist attraction. A visit to the Taj Mahalis a memorable experience and will leave you awestruck, especially as you begin to appreciate the love story behind it’s construction. Apart from the Taj there are other attractions to explore including the Agra Fort and the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. If you have some time to spare, it’s also worth visiting Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital of Emperor Akbar.

The Taj mahal india

Jaipur

Known for its regal splendour, Jaipur the capital of Indian state of Rajasthan is a destination highly frequented by Indians and foreign tourists too. The city’s landscape is dotted with forts, palaces and several places of historic importance. The city built by Sawai Jai Singh in the eighteenth century and is home to some of the most visited tourist attractions that include the Amer Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh Fort and Jal Mahal among others.

Hawa_Mahal

Hawa_Mahal

 

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