AGRA, TAJ MAHAL TOUR -13 HOURS
06.30 AM: Depart from Delhi to Agra (200 kms drive)
Pick up from the Hotel and a 3-4 hrs drive to Agra in an air-conditioned car through the newly constructed Yamuna express highway. A three hour smooth drive is a comfortable and enjoyable driving experience across the Express Highway.
09.30 AM: Visit TajMahal
After a 3 to 4 hours drive, we arrive at Agra which is situated about 200 kms away from South East of Delhi. TajMahal, the wonder of the world is the most famous site to visit on a India day tour. On arrival, we straight away reach TajMahal and meet the guide who takes us to day tour of TajMahal to begin the sightseeing. Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as the final resting place for his wife, TajMahal, gets the honour of being named as one of the world's seven wonders as well as a well-known ‘World Heritage Site’. Built in pure white marble this grandiose structure is a symbol of India and can be seen from miles around. TajMahal is a fine example of Persian architecture in India. It took almost seventeen years and 20,000 workmen to complete this amazing structure a prized memory on India Day Tour. After having witnessed the great symbol of love next we drive to Agra Fort. This massive fort is built in red sandstone with its magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and the beautiful gardens. In Agra Fort, Emperor Shah Jahan was kept under house arrest by his third son Aurangzeb and spent the last years of his life viewing the TajMahal from the window of his room in the fort, across the river Yamuna.
A journey to TajMahal can be more enjoyable when you reach the monument on Tonga (Horse Cart) ride. The horse drawn carriage decorated with colourful with flowers, will make your trip to city of Taj more memorable and blessed on a day tour to TajMahal.
1 PM: Lunch at Agra
Enjoy a lavish lunch in a five star hotel in Agra or at a Luxury city restaurant which relishing delicious Indian as well as International cuisine.
02.00 PM: Shopping
In spared time from Taj sightseeing and indulge in shopping and buying intricately designed handicrafts of Agra as a souvenir.
03.00 PM: Visit Sikandara Fort
The fort of Sikandra which lies about 10 kms out of the Agra city is the mausoleum of Akbar, the great Mughal emperor. The construction of the Sikandra Fort was started by Akbar himself but was completed by his son and other great Mughal emperor Jahangir. Sikandra Fort is a perfect example of mixture of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist, Jain style of architecture.
04.00 PM: Drive back to Delhi (205 kms Drive)
Drive back to Delhi through the traditional route offering glimpses of the Indian country life living in small towns near the highway.
08.00 PM: Reach Delhi
After Reaching Delhi you will be transferred to your hotel.