Brief about Agra: It is the most visited city by the tourists from round the globe. Agra is a home to the magnificent Taj Mahal which is the symbol of eternal love and unique architecture. Coming to Agra is like taking a walk through India’s Mughal era. Agra’s other attractions include the Agra Fort, built by Emperor Akbar, Sikandra, the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar, Itmad-Ud-Daulah, a mausoleum built for Empress Noor Jahan’s father and last but not the least and a tiny distance away, Fatehpur Sikri, with its very impressive architecture and interesting stories of it having been built and then abandoned.
Delhi – Agra – Delhi You will be met with our representative and picked up at 05:15 hrs from your hotel for New Delhi railway station to board Shatabdi Express to Agra.
Arrive Agra at 08:00 hrs and proceed to Taj Mahal. Once you arrive Agra, you’ll meet your qualified tour guide who will take you to the fascinating monument called “Taj Mahal”. It’s a giant mausoleum of white marble, built by the instruction of the Mughal emperor Shahjahan in memory of his much-loved wife Mumtaj. Taj Mahal is the jewel of Indo-Islamic architecture in India and one of the unanimously admired masterpieces of the world’s legacy.
11:30 hrs – Visit Agra Fort You’ll then travel to Agra Fort, which is situated on the Banks of Yamuna River, North of the Taj Mahal. It was arisen by Emperor Akbar between 1565 and 1573. Akbar built this fort of sandstone; his grandson Shahjahan, the creator of the Taj Mahal, built Palace of white marble within the fort itself. Shah Jahan was captive in Agra Fort following the overthrow of his son, Aurangzeb, and died here in 1657. You will be taken to the local restaurant for lavish buffet lunch.
14:00 hrs – Fatehpur Sikri Now you’ll move to Fatehpur Sikri, famously known as the city of Ghosts, it was built by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1569, and served as the capital of the Mughal dynasty from 1571 to 1585 when it was abandoned.
18:00 hrs Return to Agra in the evening and you are free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of Handicrafts & other locally produced goods.
At 20:30 hrs, you’ll transfer to Agra Railway Station to board Shatabdi Express Train to Delhi which leaves at 23:05 hrs.
Arrive Delhi at 23:30 hrs and our driver will take you to the location of your choice. This ends our memorable trip to Agra sightseeing experience of this wonderful city.