Tour Duration: 1 Day (0800 hrs – 2000 hrs)
Tour Highlights: Agra Fort & Taj Mahal.
Nature of the Tour: Family Trip, History & Architectural Tour
Arrival & Departure City: Delhi
Synonymous with India, Agra is a land of rich cultural heritage and the biggest testimony to it is the world famous Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world. Agra is one such destination of India which stands apart for its manmade wonders. It draws tourists just like a magnet draws iron nails.
At 0800 hrs, drive from Delhi to Agra.
Reach at 1200 hrs
Plan to stay: 2 hour
Good for – Family vacationers, history lovers, architecture devotees
(Closed on Friday)
Start your tour with a visit to the most beautiful monument representing love, Taj Mahal. This pearly white monument stands on the edges of river Yamuna and was raised by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his loving wife Mumtaz Mahal. It looks majestic with unmatched architecture which took 22 years in completion.
Reach at 1400 hrs
Plan to stay: 1 hour
Good for – Family vacationers, history lovers, architecture lovers
Next on the itinerary is the grand Agra Fort, also known as a walled palatial city. The fort is a red sandstone building with walls adorned with white marble and intricate decorations. Next you will be taken to the Sikandara, the magnificent Akbar's tomb built by his son Jahangir in 1613.
Shopping in Agra
Reach at 1600 hrs
Plan to stay: 1 hour
Good for – Shopping lovers
Explore the markets of Agra to buy some of the most enchanting handicrafts. This city is renowned for its marble crafts which are the highest selling items here. Starting from miniature marble replica of Taj Mahal to exquisite marble tabletops, vases, ornamental boxes, coasters, figures, incense holders etc are available here. Leather goods, carpets, metal wares are the other popular shopping items which you can buy in this city. You can buy these items from local shops, retail outlets, and government emporiums.
At 1700 Hrs, drive back to Delhi, and upon arrival you will be transferred to the hotel.
Tips to Know
- Consume bottled water and avoid tap water
- Wear comfortable shoes as you need to walk for hours
- Keep a check on your belongings while touring around
- Wear decent clothes to avoid unwanted attention