Agra has come a long way from the day when stories of the Mughal wealth and splendour surrounding its fairy tails courts were famous across the seven seas. Today it is like any other urban city of northern India, yet it is different because it retains its medieval essence. Its serpentine bylanes, old houses, markets, teeming with people and goods, take you back into a different age.
Agra- the city showcases Mughal Grandeur leaving an onlooker spell-bound. There are various tourist attractions that are a must visit for the holiday-makers when they visit Agra- Mehtab Garden, Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah, Agra Fort etc. The most important spot which pulls crowds from across the shores is Taj Mahal- the crowning glory of India
Detailed Itinerary of tour
Morning pick up from your hotel in Delhi & NCR and your 3 hrs drive to Agra via Yamuna Express Highway for Taj Mahal.
Visit Taj Mahal with you Tour Guide, it was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal
Note: Taj Mahal remain closed on Friday.
After visiting Taj Mahal, proceed to Agra Fort. The Imposing Agra Fort (A UNESCO World Heritage Site), Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, this huge fort is made of red sandstone. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire
You may wish to enjoy shopping in Agra is known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and softstone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work. Agra’s major handicraft products besides inlay work are: leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewellery and embroidery work.
Lunch will be provided at one of the best Local AC Restaurant.
Visit Mehtab Bagh Sunset Point – Back view of Taj Mahal
This is an optional site to visit, if you are in hurry you can skip it. Exploring the back side of a Taj Mahal. Here you will see the magnificent reflection of Taj Mahal over the river Yamuna during the time of sunset.
After a memorable day, drive back to Delhi, arrive Delhi by 8:30pm where you will be dropped at your hotel or airport.
|2 Travelers||US$ 120 Per Person|
|3 Travelers||US$ 100 Per Person|
|4 Travelers||US$ 80 Per Person|