Duration : Same Day Return Destinations Covered : Agra
515 Hrs. Early Morning our company representative will pick you up from the hotel and transfer to New Delhi Railway Station to board the superfast air conditioned Shatabdi Express train to Agra. Breakfast onboard train.
0815 Hrs. Arrive Agra, Pick up from Railway Station.& transfer to the hotel for the use of Rest Rooms and introduction to the Local Guide.
0915 Hrs. Visit the Taj Mahal
A white marble Tomb building 1631 - 1648 in Agra,(Having been Designed by Giants and finished by Jewellers) seat of the Mughal Empire by Shah Jahan for his wife, the monument sums up many of the formal themes that have played through Islamic architecture. Its refined elegance is a conspicuous contrast both to the Hindu architecture of pre - Islamic India, with its thick walls, corbelled arches and heavy lintels and to the Indo Islamic styles, in which Hindu elements are combined with an electric assortment of motifs from Persian and Turkish sources.
Visit the Agra fort - situated on the banks of Yamuna river, north west of the Taj Mahal, this majestic fort was started by the Emperor Akbar and it developed as a strong hold of the Mughal Empire, under successive generations. This majestic fortness of red sandstone encompasses with in its 2.5 km long endosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many visionary palaces, such as the Jahagir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan, audience halls such as the Dewan E Khas and two very beautiful mosques.
1245 Hrs. Transfer to Hotel for buffet lunch.
1430 Hrs. Visit Fateh Pur Sikri - The Imperial city of the Mughal dynasty. It is very difficult to express the architectural grandeur city as one can only experience the aura of these forts. Famously known as the city of Ghosts, it was built by the great Mughal Emperor. Fateh Pur Sikri is a place worth visiting to discover how once the city could have been which has now turned into ruins, situated 26 miles west of Agra, it was build at orders of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. The buildings at Fateh Pur Sikri blended both Islamic and Hindu elements in their architectural style.
1730 Hrs. Free to explore the Agra's rich heritage of handicrafts or Free at Leisure.
1930 Hrs. Transfer to Railway Station to board the super fast Shatabdi Express train to Delhi.
2300 Hrs. Arrive Delhi & Pick up from New Delhi Railway Station. & transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Delhi.