Take a day trip to Agra from Delhi start Morning in order to pick up by 8am the best time to proceed via fasinated "Yamuna Express Highway" and enjoy a visit to some of India's most spectacular sites as you relive the beauty of the old Mughal Empire. Relish in the opportunity to see the Taj Mahal, a breathtakingly beautiful monument built by emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife and discover why its called "the jewel of Muslim art". This is complete guide tour to Taj Mahal & Agra Fort and as well as the Mini Taj.
Then head out to do some shopping. You will discover a wide variety of articles ranging from jewelry and brassware to embroidery work and carpets.
Continue your journey to discover the history of the Mughal Empire by exploring the magnificent Agra Fort, the impressive Red Fort, and the Mausoleum of Emperor Akbar the Great in Sikandra.
At some point, you will also stop at a local vegetarian restaurant (lunch not included in cost) where you will enjoy a buffet lunch.
Pick up at 8 am morning and proceed to Agra via Yamuna Expressway route. Arrive in Agra there our tour guide will meet you and take you to the first Monument Taj Mahal.
TajMahal:-You cannot think of Agra without thinking of TajMahal. Or, you might not have thought of Agra were it not for the monument of love. TajMahal, the white marble beauty was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, MumtazMahal. The monument stands proof for the brilliance of Mughal architecture. Named as one of the wonders of the world, TajMahal stands the test of time. It has been declared as World Heritage Site in the year 1983. It is a feast to your eyes and senses to watch the unmatched beauty on the night of full moon day.
*Note: Taj Mahal closed on every Friday.
Later can visit to the Market for Shopping in Agra. You will discover a wide variety of articles ranging from jewelry and brassware to embroidery work and carpets.
Later do Lunch break (Guide will you stop somewhere at good local restaurant) than proceed to rest of places sightseeing:
Agra Fort :-You would regret if you miss Agra Fort during your visit to Agra. The 16th century monument is yet another proof of the architectural brilliance of Mughals. This is situated near the gardens of the world famous TajMahal. Called the Red Fort of Agra, you will be awe inspired by the powerful fortress. The fortress comprises many palaces namely, Jahangir Palace, KhasMahal and so on. There are audience halls and two mosques. The entire fortress is a symbol of Mughal’s grandeur. It was in Agra Fort Shah Jahan was held prisoner by Aurangazeb, his son. Shah Jahan, the emperor, spent his last days here viewing the monument of love he had built for his wife.
Itmad-ud-Daulah:-India’s first tomb to be made completely out of marble, Itmad-Ud-Daulah signals the beginning of new era in Mughal architecture. Until then, it was buildings of red sandstone. It was constructed during Jahangir’s period. The 21-meter high tomb was constructed in memory of MirzaGhiyas, who was the father-in-law of Jahangir. He was bestowed with the title Itmad-Ud-Daula, which means pillar of the state. Influenced by Islamic architectural style, the monument’s towers display Persian touch. The wall paintings inside are sheer beauty to view.
Later drive back to Delhi via same route and until 7 or 8 pm you will be dropped at your hotel in New Delhi.
At the time of booking please mention your hotel name in Delhi in order to pick you up as per this tour.
An additional charge that is payable directly to your driver will be applied for pick-up service at hotels outside of Delhi ($15 for hotels in Gurgaon and $20 for hotels in Noida or Surajkund)
Full refund is guaranteed if the cancellation is made 48 hours prior the offer's start date. We don't apply any refund if the cancellation is made less than 48 hours before offer start date.