Agra and Delhi The Mughal Empire Tour
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Product Code : AGORA308
Embark on the enchanting "Agra and Delhi: The Mughal Empire Tour" and delve into the rich history and grandeur of the Mughal dynasty. Discover the iconic Taj Mahal and Agra Fort in Agra, while immersing yourself in the vibrant culture and flavors of the city. In Delhi, explore the captivating blend of old and new, visiting historical landmarks like the Red Fort and Jama Masjid, as well as modern marvels like India Gate and the Lotus Temple. With private guided tours and luxurious accommodations, this tour promises an unforgettable journey through Mughal heritage.
Day 1: Arrive Agra
Upon arrival at Agra airport, you will be greeted by assistance and transferred to your hotel.
Later in the day, you will embark on a 2-hour private Agra Culture Walk. This immersive walk will take you through the streets of Agra, allowing you to experience the true essence of the city. Your knowledgeable guide will provide insights into the history, people, religion, food, clothing, and trade of Agra. You will have the opportunity to admire the majestic architecture of the Agra Fort, stroll through narrow pathways, and explore bustling spice markets. During the walk, you will also visit a 200-year-old sweet shop to sample mouth-watering confectionery. Gain fascinating insights into Hindu traditions and rituals, and enjoy the thrill of an auto-rickshaw ride. The day concludes with unrivaled views of the Taj Mahal from a secret vantage point.
Day 2: Agra - Delhi (210kms/ 4hrs approx)
Start your day with a sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal, an exquisite ivory-white marble mausoleum commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1632. The Taj Mahal was built as a final resting place for his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, and it also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself. Witness the beauty of this architectural masterpiece as the rising sun casts a golden glow upon it.
Return to hotel for breakfast. Afterward, you will visit the Agra Fort, which served as the main residence of the Mughal emperors until 1638. Explore its fascinating halls, courtyards, and gardens. Next, you will visit the Tomb of Akbar the Great, a 17th-century sandstone mausoleum adorned with intricate inlay work and located in a sprawling Charbagh-style garden. In the afternoon, you will drive to Delhi and check in at your hotel.
Day 3: Delhi - Departure
Embark on a city tour of both Old and New Delhi. Explore the historical and cultural landmarks of the city, including magnificent monuments, bustling markets, and vibrant neighborhoods. In Old Delhi, you can visit attractions such as the Red Fort, Jama Masjid (one of the largest mosques in India), and Chandni Chowk, a famous market street. In New Delhi, you can explore sites like India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, and the Lotus Temple. Experience the rich heritage and diverse flavors of Delhi during this comprehensive tour.
In the evening, you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight for your onward destination.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Private walking tour of Agra with specialized guide.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 1 night accommodation
Agra x 1 night
3* - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj
4* - Radission Hotel/ Crystal Sarovar Premier
5* - Trident Hotel/ Courtyard by Marriott
Delhi x 1 night
3* - Ashok Country Resort/ Emarald Hotel
4* - The Hans/ The Royal Plaza
5* - Le Meridien/ The Grand New Delhi
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.