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
Start your day early with a visit to the world-famous Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Arrive at the Taj Mahal in time for sunrise and witness the breathtaking beauty of this iconic mausoleum as the first rays of the sun illuminate its white marble facade. Explore the intricate marble inlays, learn about the fascinating history and love story behind the Taj Mahal from your guide, and capture memorable photos. (Duration: 2-3 hours)
8:00 AM: Return to Hotel for Breakfast
After the Taj Mahal visit, return to your hotel for a delicious breakfast and some relaxation.
9:00 AM: Visit Agra Fort
After breakfast, head to Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a historic fortress that served as the main residence of the Mughal emperors. Explore the grand palaces, courtyards, and gardens within the fort, and learn about the rich history and architectural marvels of the Mughal era from your guide. (Duration: 1-2 hours)
11:00 AM: Visit Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj)
Next, visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, also known as the "Baby Taj." Admire the intricate marble work and delicate carvings of this beautiful mausoleum, often described as a jewel box. Learn about the history and significance of this lesser-known but equally stunning monument from your guide. (Duration: 1 hour)
12:00 PM: Lunch
After the sightseeing, enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant and savor the flavors of Agra's cuisine.
1:00 PM: Shopping Tour
After lunch, embark on a shopping tour in Agra. Explore the local markets known for their exquisite marble handicrafts, leather goods, textiles, jewelry, and more. Shop for souvenirs or indulge in some retail therapy while experiencing the vibrant local culture and craftsmanship.
3:00 PM: Departure
After the shopping tour, your private day tour of Agra comes to an end. You will be dropped off at your hotel or any other desired location in Agra or the nearby area.
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.