Agra Icons: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Baby Taj, and Shopping
Product Code : AGORA754
Agra Icons: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Baby Taj, and Shopping" is a private day tour that allows you to explore the iconic landmarks of Agra. Witness the majestic Taj Mahal at sunrise, followed by a visit to the historic Agra Fort and the elegant Baby Taj. Immerse yourself in the rich Mughal history and marvel at the architectural wonders of these UNESCO World Heritage sites. Finish your day with a shopping extravaganza, where you can shop for local handicrafts, marble inlays, and other souvenirs, making it a perfect blend of history, culture, and shopping in Agra.
6:00 AM: Sunrise visit to Taj Mahal Begin your day with a captivating visit to the iconic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Arriving early ensures you witness the Taj Mahal at its most breathtaking as the sun's first rays illuminate its white marble facade. Explore the intricate marble inlays, and immerse yourself in the history and love story behind this architectural masterpiece with insights from your knowledgeable guide. Don't forget to capture memorable photos of this stunning monument. (Duration: 2-3 hours)
8:00 AM: Return to Hotel for Breakfast After your mesmerizing visit to the Taj Mahal, return to your hotel for a delectable breakfast and some well-deserved relaxation.
9:00 AM: Visit Agra Fort Post-breakfast, make your way to the UNESCO-listed Agra Fort, an imposing historic fortress that once served as the primary residence of the Mughal emperors. Explore the grand palaces, intricate courtyards, and serene gardens housed within the fort's massive red sandstone walls. Delve into the rich history and architectural marvels of the Mughal era with insights provided by your guide. (Duration: 1-2 hours)
11:00 AM: Visit Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) Next, set off to explore the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, famously known as the "Baby Taj." Be captivated by the intricate marble work and delicate carvings that adorn this exquisite mausoleum, often described as a precious jewel box. Your guide will unravel the historical significance of this lesser-known but equally splendid monument. (Duration: 1 hour)
12:00 PM: Lunch After a morning of sightseeing, it's time for a delightful lunch at a local restaurant. Relish the flavors of Agra's distinctive cuisine.
1:00 PM: Shopping Tour Post-lunch, embark on a shopping tour through Agra. Explore the bustling local markets, renowned for their exquisite marble handicrafts, fine leather goods, textiles, intricate jewelry, and more. You'll have the opportunity to shop for unique souvenirs or indulge in some retail therapy while immersing yourself in the vibrant local culture and craftsmanship.
3:00 PM: Departure After an eventful day exploring the beauty and heritage of Agra, your private day tour concludes. Your guide will ensure you reach your hotel or any other preferred location in Agra or its vicinity.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.