Golden Triangle Tour by Helicopter
The golden triangle is the most visited tourist circuit in India. It connects the national capital Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. This triangle is referred to as “golden” for the extraordinary wealth of cultural and historical splendor on offer in each of the three cities. The majesty of Mughal architecture, from the Taj Mahal in Agra and the Red Fort in Delhi, to the palatial grandeur of the Rajput in Jaipur is inimitable.
Golden Triangle Tour – Delhi
The best way to explore the three cities is by Sky Aviations 2 N / 3D golden triangle tour by helicopter charter package. This journey starts from Delhi which boast of a state of art international airport which is well connect with all parts of the world. Although a major point on the Triangle, it is often Taj and Raj that get all the attention. Delhi offers a confluence of old and new. The Old Delhi which dates back 500 years has preserved its rich culture in the narrow lanes, old havelis, and colourful bazaars. New Delhi is the city with the best features of a modern city such as a metro system, bustling markets and fabulous eating places. A helicopter joy ride of the city provides a panoramic view of the cities beautiful landscape, the beautiful Aravali range and the holy Yamuna river.
Golden Triangle Tour Agra – Taj Mahal
The next stopover on this route is Agra, the city of Taj. The helicopter just takes over an hour to reach Agra. The helicopter ride to Agra is a must as it also provides a breathtaking aerial view of Taj Mahal, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful monuments in the world. The white marble marvel was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It has an intricate work of art and is an architectural genius. The most recognizable feature is the white dome at the peak of the mausoleum. A must have memorabilia of the visit is a picture of yourself with the mausoleum’s white dome peak in the background.
Agra, the capital city of Mughal emperors , also has many UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Red Fort and Sikandra . At the outskirts of the city is Fatehpur Sikri which was built in 16th century.
One can shop at the famous Kinari Bazar , Sadar Bazar and Subhash bazaar. Agra is famous for its marble craft , leather products and its mouth watering sweet petha. To experience the heart of Agra, head to Kinari bazaar in the congested Old City behind 17th century Jama Masjid mosque. There, you’ll encounter a tangle of narrow lanes housing a startling variety of wares including clothes, jewelry, shoes and crafts.
Golden Triangle Tour – Jaipur
The last city to visit on this route is the Jaipur , also known as the Pink City. Jaipur , is well connected to Agra by road and train. The charter helicopter ride from Agra to Jaipur takes about an hour. The thrill of this ride is to bid farewell to the majestic Taj from your window and be welcomed by the enthralling, rich and colorful city of Jaipur. The beautiful Amber fort , Jal Mahal , Jaisingh Fort and the pink outer walls of the city look stunning from above. The most popular Jaipur attractions and places to visit are the ancient palaces and forts like City palace , Jantar Mantar, Hawa mahal and Amber Fort . These monuments have elaborate architecture that serves as a resplendent reminder of their royal heritage.
Jaipur, also houses the former Rajasthani aristocrats and their havelises. Like oases in the desert, these havelis boast of stunning murals and their obsolete opulence. A lot of these havelis have being restored into hotels where one gets to experience the Rajasthani culture.
The tour ends at Delhi. The charter helicopter takes a little over an hour to reach back. The helicopter is the fastest way to experience the golden triangle with a stunning panoramic view of the three cities.