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Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho – A Journey to Indian Cultural Vistas

Posted By : Abhishek Chaudhary

Posted On : Sat Jun 06, 2015 6:24 am

Travel is a subject that evokes universal interest. Since ancient times, people nurtured a passion within to travel across seas and explore new destinations. This is how most of the exquisite islands and nations were discovered. Present day travel has become more of an exercise people take part in to relax and enjoy a break from hectic day to day routine.
The popular Golden Triangle India combining Khajuraho Temples Tour is an excellent opportunity to explore the glorious cultural vista of India. Its name 'Golden Triangle' has been derived from the geographic region it beautifully covers namely - Delhi, Agra and Jaipur (a triangle). Since the included sites cover multiple hues of Indian culture, rituals, cuisines, and a huge range of architectures exuding historical significance of India, the term 'Golden' has been added.

In India, the beautiful Khajuraho temples are dedicated to two main categories:
1. Hinduism
2. Jainism
It makes for an amazing amalgam of ancient culture and respect for communities. Displaying exquisite sculptures, unique art comprising of erotic postures, the temples are a must visit. Here's what you explore in a Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho:

The Delhi Tour

Apart from being a metropolitan, the charming city has served as the hub of the Mughals and their unprecedented architectural skills which can be witnessed everywhere. Some of the best noted monuments include the magnanimous Red Fort, exquisitely built and widely revere Jama Masjid, and awe inspiring India Gate.
The best part is that all of the locations here are easily accessible by metro railways. If you are a shopaholics, visit Delhi. Shopping is fun here with a number of options including very large malls to old shops, pavements, exhibitions, and much more. The city is also a foodie's paradise in all respects. You need to get the taste of street food in Old Delhi, the fine dining restaurants in Southern part of the city, the regional centres for food, and a lot more to gratify your taste buds.

The Jaipur Tour

Jaipur is the pride of India, a place where the royals resided. The official residence of most Rajas and Ranis of India, even the small houses here are built to reflect the royal aura. Once here, you would get an opportunity to be a part of huge colourful palaces, exquisite ancient jewellery, meticulously carved temples, Rajasthani dolls made from cloth, and colourful attire. Some of the major attractions here include the Amber Fort, mysterious Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, and a lot more. Don't forget to try out the lavish Rajasthani thali. Try out the eye catching meena jewellery and bandhani prints. For more information, see Jaipur tour packages here.

The Agra Tour

If it is about a fulfilling tour in Agra, it has to comprise the World Heritage site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Taj Mahal. This incredibly exquisite edifice of love between an emperor and empress is widely celebrated for its beauty, architectural value, and story of eternal love associated to it. Deemed as the pride of India, it is visited by over 3 million visitors in a year. Some of the other places worth visiting in Agra include Fatehpur Sikri and the Agra Fort. Do try the tandoori cuisines and sweet specialities of Agra including the mouthwatering Pethas.

The Khajuraho Tour

Built by the Chandela Rajputs, temples of Khajuraho exhibits intricate work dating back to 950 and 1050 AD. Constructed of sandstone and granite, the meticulous carving is visible to all. These temples are beautifully inscribed with several erotic and awe inspiring postures. Categorised into two groups, The Eastern Group and The Southern Group, these temples are a must visit for all travel aficionados.

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