Agra tour is one of the fascinating journeys for the travelers.
Starting from Delhi’s, the national capital of India to the
paradise for the romantic lovers, Agra, the journey becomes unforgettable
part for tourist’s life. Delhi, situated near the bank of
Yamuna, is a hub of tourist attractions. The medieval city which
has been capitals of north Indian Empires for thousand years from
many dynasties collectively called Delhi Sultanate (1206-1526),
to the Mughal Empire (1526-1857), to the British colonialist who
made it Indian capital and announced as national capital of India
after independence in 1947. Some travelers describes it as the
historical capital of India because of its monuments and ruins
that include Qutub Minar , Humayun’s Tomb, Red fort, India’s
largest mosque Jama Masjid; British built India gate, Indian parliament,
and President house. It is also major centre for shop alcoholic
with centrally located Cannaught Place, South Extension and medeival
market of old Delhi. The journey from Delhi to Agra is really amazing
and wildlife seekers can get a chance to explore Ranthambhore National
Park which is notable for its India tigers.
The next destination is the city of Agra, located in Northern part of India. The description of the city was found in on of the oldest text of Hinduism, Mahabharata where it was named as Agrevana. The city became political capital of Mughals after the end of Lodi’s rule in India. Mughals established the city as a perfect holiday destination of India, Tajmahal, one of the wonders of the world, was built by Shahjahan in memory of his beloved and soul mate Mumtaj Mahal. Apart from the , the Taj, Epitome of Platonic love, there are other monuments constructed in the city such as Agra fort or Red Fort of Agra, Akbar’s Sikandra, Mankameswar temple, Guru Ka Taal, Jama Masjid, Swami Bagh Smadhi etc. The famous Agra fort is included as world heritage site by UNESCO.
The tour is a personalised individual tour & can be started any time of year / month . The car, guides will be exclusively for you only. The tour is based on private departures , whereby you can benefit from having a private air-conditioned car, stop en-route for breaks or photo opportunities.
Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi , Meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi - Agra (By Train Dep 0615 Hrs Arr 0815 Hrs) Agra- Delhi (By Train Dep 2025 Hrs Arr 2230 Hrs)
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to board the superfast air-conditioned train to Agra . Breakfast in the train , Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours & visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Also visit the Agra fort – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded PeacockThrone and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Later enjoy a lavish buffet lunch in a 5* hotel in Agra. After lunch excursion to Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Evening free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Late evening transfer to railway station to board the super fast air-conditioned train to Delhi. Dinner in the train. Arrive Delhi & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Departure
After breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed for sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House , Mahatama Gandhi Memorial , Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Later transfer to airport for onward flight.
02 Nights accommodation with breakfast
All transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary.
Train tickets of Delhi - Agra - Delhi in air conditioned chair car .
Complementary Buffet lunch in 5 Star Hotel in Agra.
Local English speaking Professional Guides.
Price does not Include :
Entrance fee to the Monuments.
Beverages, Tips, Laundry etc.
Hotels Selected - Delhi
Luxury: The Oberoi / Imperial
Royal: The Metropolitan / The Grand/ The Lalit
Classic:The Connaught / Hotel City Park/ Hotel De Marks
Jewel: Hotel Gautam Deluxe / Hotel Sunstar
Economy: Hotel Blue Bell / Hotel De Gold