22 Feb'18 - Private Day Tour to Agra Taj Mahal tour from Delhi by car - By Invitation Only
Taj Mahal tour from Delhi is the perfect day trip from Delhi. Taj Mahal is situated in Agra which is 200 Km away from Delhi and become one of the best tourist place in India. Agra has come a long way from the day when stories of the Mughal wealth and splendour surrounding its fairy tails courts were famous across the seven seas. Today it is like any other urban city of northern India, yet it is different because it retains its medieval essence. Its serpentine bylanes, old houses, markets, teeming with people and goods, take you back into a different age. Walking along the streets of Agra, it is quite likely that you will come across small dim-lit workshop where artisans claim to be descendants of ancestors who worked in the Mughal courts. Thousands of visitors from across the world come here every day to experience the marvels of the Mughal era and, in particular, the pristine beauty of the Taj Mahal and other ancient places, Itimad-Ud- Daulah, Sikandra, Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.
Detailed Itinerary of Taj Mahal tour - 22nd Feb'18
6:30am : Morning pick up from your hotel in Delhi and your 3 hrs drive by car to Agra via Yamuna Express Highway
9:30am : Arrive in Agra , meet and greet with tour guide
10:00am : Visit – Taj Mahal (A UNESCO World Heritage Site), No trip to Agra would be complete without a visit to this shimmering vision of domes and minarets. The world’s best-known tomb stands testimony to the timeless love story of the 17th century Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan and his wife – Queen Mumtaz Mahal. (Taj Mahal remain closed on every Friday).
12am : Visit – The Imposing Agra Fort (A UNESCO World Heritage Site), Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, this huge fort is made of red sandstone. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire.
1:30pm : Lunch Break, Lunch will be provided at one of the best Local AC Restaurant.
2:30pm : You may wish to enjoy shopping in Agra is known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and softstone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work. Agra’s major handicraft products besides inlay work are: leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewellery and embroidery work.
5pm : After a memorable day, drive back to Delhi, arrive Delhi by 8:30pm where you will be dropped at your hotel.
This tour is by invitation only, to request a booking for the tour, email firstname.lastname@example.org