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Same Day Excursion Trip to Agra from Delhi

Package price On Request

Product Code : AGORA183

Pick up from your hotels in Delhi for a full day excursion trip to Agra (200kms approx. 4 hours' drive one way).

Meet your guide in Agra and visit-

Taj Mahal: One of the seven wonders of the world, Taj Mahal is located on the banks of River Yamuna in Agra. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial for his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself. Constructed entirely out of white marble in the 17th century, Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful monuments in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tomb is laid out in a rectangular shape and can be approached through a massive gateway which has an arch and alcoves on either side of it. There are water channels and fountains in the entrance which makes the monument even more spectacular.

Agra Fort: An architectural masterpiece, The Red Fort of Agra was built by Emperor Akbar in 1573. It is located on the right bank of the River Yamuna and is made entirely of red sandstone. The historical fort a UNESCO World Heritage Sites was once the ersthwhile residence of the Mughals until 1638. It is the perfect example of Mughal art and architecture, built purely out of red sandstone. Within the premises of Agra Fort lie the most exquisite structures like the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-i Khas, Diwan-i Aam, Moti Masjid and Jahangiri Mahal. Some part of the Agra Fort is used by the Indian Army is off-limit to public access. View of Yamuna River and Taj Mahal from the fort's pavilions is mind-stirring.

Itimad-ud-daulah Tomb: Often referred to as the "Baby Taj Mahal", the tomb of Itimad-ud-daulah is a Mughal mausoleum and often regarded as a copy of the Taj Mahal. This is the first tomb in India made entirely of marble. The tomb was commissioned by Nur Jahan, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mir Gheyas Beg, who was a minister in the court of Shah Jahan. The tomb of Itimad-ud-daulah marks the transition from the first phase of the Mughal architecture to the second. This was the first structure to make use of pietra dura and the first to be built on the banks of the Yamuna River. This magnificent mausoleum, inspire the construction of one of the wonders of the world "Taj Mahal".

After sightseeing drive back to Delhi and drop off to your hotel.

 

Inclusions :
•    Transport by private AC deluxe car
•    Pick up and drop off from your Delhi hotel.
•    Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
•    Monument entrance fees & activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
•    Bottled water within the vehicle.
•    All taxes.

Exclusions :
•    Any meals.
•    Camera charges at monuments.
•    Gratuities (optional).