India
Location
2 days
Duration
8/10
Physicality

Begin your journey in India in the capital city, New Delhi. You would be picked up by 8 am from your hotel or any other designated place in Delhi by our representative and would then proceed for Agra in a private vehicle.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Delhi
TOUR DURATION 2 Days
TOUR ROUTE Delhi-Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Delhi

 

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Day 01: Delhi - Agra

Begin your journey in India in the capital city, New Delhi. You would be picked up by 8 am from your hotel or any other designated place in Delhi by our representative and would then proceed for Agra in a private vehicle. On arrival in Agra by noon, check into pre-booked hotel. Post lunch, begin sightseeing tour of Agra starting with the Taj Mahal” considered to be a monument of love built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. It was one of the Seven Wonders of the World & is a UNESCO World Heritage site. You can choose to stay a little longer to experience a splendid view of the Taj Mahal during sunset. After Taj, visit a marble factory to witness the inlay work of precious and semi-precious stones into marble. You may shop for souvenirs like scale models in marble of the Taj. Besides, choices are there for vases, boxes, lamps, plates, bowls displaying fine carvings and delicate inlay work.
Return back to the hotel in the evening.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.
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Day 02: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Delhi

 Day begins early to soak in the view of the Taj Mahal at sunrise. It is said the Taj looks best at sunrise almost ethreal. Back to the hotel for breakfast. Post breakfast, visit the “Agra fort”. A classic example of Mughal architecture and made of red stone, it consists of splendid palaces, public and private halls and gardens. The fort is replete with priceless examples of craftsmanship from the Mughal era, these include the exquisite Moti Masjid or Pearl Mosque, the Diwan-i-Khas, the Diwan-i-Am, Jahangir Mahal and Shish Mahal. After Agra fort, you proceed for Fatehpur Sikri, approximately a little over an hour’s drive. Constructed by Emperor Akbar this red sandstone city houses many impressive architectural monuments, like the towering Buland Darwaza, the exquisite marble tomb of Salim Chishti (the Muslim mystic who gave his blessings to Emperor Akbar for a son), Panch Mahal, Jodha Bai’s Palace, Birbal Bhavan and the unique checkered Pachisi Court. Lunch at a local restaurant at Fatehpur Sikri. Post lunch, continue with drive to Delhi. Arrive in Delhi by late evening,dropped off to your hotel or at the airport for your onward flight.
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