Agra, the most memorizing city in India, is very popular for its tremendous monuments and forts which can capture the attention of the tourists from every corner of the globe. This city kept the rich essence of the Mughals who have engraved their prints with the golden ink in the pages of history. This city is situated on the banks of River Yamuna in the north Indian state Uttar Pradesh. A large number of popularity visit Agra to watch ‘Taj Mahal’ which holds the attention of the visitors through its charm and eternal beauty. Besides it, it is known for Agra Fort and the Fatehpur Sssikri, the red sandstone city made by Emperor Akbar.
The historical monuments of Agra made it one of the most romantic cities in Golden Triangle India. This city is built by Badal Singh in 1475. The great Mughals have ruled over Agra during the medieval period above three centuries. Many monuments have been constructed in mid 16th century and 17th century to keep the eternal city of Agra. When this city was under the reign of Akbar, several forts and tombs were established to be left a mark for upcoming generations. In his power, Agra has become the main center of art and culture, commerce and learning.
Delhi - Agra - Tour (By Train & Car) (02 Nights / 03 Days)
Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi - Agra (By train Dep 0615 Hrs Arr 0815 Hrs) Agra- Delhi (By train Dep 2025 Hrs Arr 2300 Hrs)
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to board the superfast airconditioned train to Agra. Breakfast in the train, Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours & visit the magnificient
Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Also visit Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Later enjoy a lavish buffet lunch in a 5* hotel in Agra. After lunch excursion to Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone "ghost town" which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Evening free to explore the Agra's rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Late evening transfer to railway station to board the superfast airconditioned train to Delhi. Dinner in the train. Arrive Delhi & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Delhi - Departure
After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed for sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President's House, Red fort, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Later transfer to airport for onward flight.
» 2 Nights accommodation in Delhi with breakfast.
» All transfers in Delhi & Agra.
» Train tickets of Delhi - Agra - Delhi in air conditioned chair car
» Sightseeing of Delhi & Agra by Air Conditioned car.
» Complementary Buffet lunch in 5 Star Hotel in Agra.
» Local English speaking Professional Guides.
Does not include:
» Entrance fee to the Monuments.
» Beverages, Tips, Laundry etc.
The Taj Mahal
Crowned as the eighth wonder of the world, Taj Mahal is the biggest achievement of Shah Jahan which was actually built by him in the memory of this lovely wife, Mumtaz after her death. It is the grandest monument of Agra which is embellished with superior architecture marvels in the world. Taj Mahal is an ideal epitome of love and dedication of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz that has created a hallmark in the whole world. She was died while giving birth to her fourteen children and taking her last birth. By the hard labour of twenty thousand workers, the Taj Mahal was built in 22 years.
Red Fort Agra
Another splendid monument of Agra is Red Fort which stands on the banks of the river Yamuna. It is quite dominating to other toms of the Agra built by Akbar in 1565.A.D with a 70-foot high wall. The fort is bounded by four gates which are encircled by a double barricaded wall of red sandstone. There are various palaces inside this Red Fort including the Jahangiri Mahal, Diwan-i-Am, Moti Masjid and Diwan-i-Khas.