Taj Lake Palace Udaipur

Dare not to miss these Heritage Hotels of Rajasthan

Rajasthan is a land of royalty, magnificent forts and palaces, traditions and culture, the great desert lands, Aravallis and rich heritage. Many of the ancient forts and palaces have been transformed into heritage hotels with contemporary luxury. Here are some of the must see heritage hotels in Rajasthan that reveal the true beauty and hospitality of this Rajput state. Continue reading “Dare not to miss these Heritage Hotels of Rajasthan” »

A Backpacker guide to Delhi, Jaipur and Agra

For a first time visit to India, no entity beats the Golden Triangle Tour package which covers New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The Golden Triangle Tour has dominated the tourism circuit industry in India.

Capital of India – Delhi

New Delhi

Delhi is India’s political hub as every political endeavor in India originates from here. The City is located in northern India and it connects two worlds, the Old Delhi and the New Delhi. A lay birth of narrow lanes formidable mosques and crumbling havelis, this is a description of the Old Delhi while the New Delhi, established British Raj comprises of free spaced, lined avenues and government buildings.

It is rich in a vast variety of cultures and due to this reason, writers of Delhi culture dating from Chad Armin Khurso and Bardai to this century have never run out of content. The City is full of amazing scenes including ancient monuments, exciting art galleries and museums, architectural creative works, an amazing performing-arts scene, appetizing eating joints and throbbing markets. It’s definitely the place to be and the Golden triangle tour will make your dream come true.

Pink City Jaipur

Jaipur's Hawa Mahal

The pink city, this is the name Jaipur has secured due to its pink walls and the buildings of this old city. It was established in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Sing II, Jaipur has won the admiration of many as it is made of well-maintained gardens and parks, gorgeous monuments and fascinating heritage hotels which were abodes of the Maharajas.

This remnants from the bygone era have attributed to Jaipur’s fame and the most stunning attraction being the front façade of the Hawa Mahal’ or the palace of the winds if you like, which is adjacent to the main street of the pink City. There also old forts, palaces and fascinating shopping malls that will keep you busy during your visit.

Cost of exploring Jaipur depends mostly on one accommodation. If you are looking for cheaper option the Jaipur has many guest houses which are for $10-$20 per day and if you are interested to stay in heritage hotels and resorts then an authentic palace will cost $200-$400 per day. You can check out this tour package for Rajasthan by Chetram Voyages to gather more details on exploring Jaipur and other city of Rajasthan.

City of Taj – Agra

Taj Mahal Agra

A 3-4 hour ride from Jaipur we have a city which 9 out 10 travelers landing in India wants to visit – Its Agra, city of Taj. Agra is a medieval city and sits on Yamuna’s river banks and was established back in 1956 by Sultan Sikandar Lodi.

Its fame has been attributed by it being the Mughal emperors’ capital city from 1526 to 1658 and has secured its position in the tourism sector due to the many splendid Mughal-era buildings it harbors; precisely the Tahj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri which are all UNESCO World heritage sites.

This is a must visit destination and every traveler should ensure that he or she visits this place at least once. And our per our friends suggest one must visit Agra along with Jaipur or can include New Delhi. So you view more details about Jaipur and Agra at Chetram Voyages tour package for Jaipur and Agra.

A note from our personal experience

Rajasthan Locals

Meeting people from all walks of life and different cultures (especially from Rajasthan) will teach you that the way you see the world is different from the way everybody does. It shows you that you could be completely wrong, witnessing this gives you quite a healthy dose of reality to your assumed higher thinking. Travelling the world is a source of education which is absolutely rare in school.

You learn things like sociology, History, geography, economy and politics. Despite not being and accredited institution, I should notify you that the school of travel is currently taking applications. If you are the type of person that dreams big then finishing a trip gives you the fulfillment that you were able to complete what you set out to do.

This also gives you the zeal to set up the next challenge too, Golden Triangle Tour package to New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur is just what you nee