Agra is globally renowned as the city of the Taj Mahal. But this royal Mughal city has, in addition to the legendary Taj, many monuments that epitomize the high point of Mughal architecture.
What to Expect
Get pick-uped from your hotel at 6:30 am and drive to the Mughal city of Agra via Yamuna Express (200 km/approx. 3 hours) by air-conditioned private vehicle.
Upon arrival enjoy a guided tour of Agra which includes a visit to the Taj Mahal & Agra Fort. The Taj Mahal was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century as a mausoleum for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, a masterpiece in marble and one of the world’s most famous landmarks. Afterwards, enjoy some lunch at a local restaurant near Taj Mahal.
After lunch, visit the Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture and the seat and the stronghold of the Mughal Empire under successive generations. The present structure owes its origins to Akbar who erected the walls and gates and the first buildings on the eastern banks of Yamuna River. Shah Jehan added the impressive quarters and the mosque while Aurangzeb added the outer ramparts. Visit its Hall of Public Audience and its Royal Pavilions.
In the evening drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival Delhi transfer to you hotel or international airport to board flight.
- All transfers, sightseeing tours and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary will be provided by air conditioned vehicle
- All road taxes, parking fee, fuel charges & interstate taxes
- Entrance fees for Taj Mahal & Agra Fort
- Lunch at local restaurant
- Local guide in Agra
What's Not Included
- Alcoholic beverages
- Camera fee at monuments
- Tips / Gratuities
Delhi International airport or hotel in Delhi