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Taj Mahal & Beyond: A Journey to Agra & Fatehpur Sikri

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Duration

1 Nights / 2 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on the “Taj Mahal & Beyond: A Journey to Agra & Fatehpur Sikri” tour, a captivating exploration of India’s Mughal heritage. Begin with a scenic drive from Delhi to Agra, where you’ll marvel at the iconic Taj Mahal, a testament to eternal love and architectural brilliance. Explore the grand Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, showcasing the empire’s military prowess and opulent palaces. Continue to Fatehpur Sikri, an abandoned Mughal city, and wander through its majestic palaces and courtyards, experiencing the allure of Mughal architecture. Delve into history and culture as you discover the stories and legends behind these architectural wonders. This journey promises an unforgettable immersion into India’s rich cultural tapestry and Mughal legacy.

Highlights

  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 %
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 %
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 %
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 %
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 %
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 %
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 %

Itinerary

Day 1: Delhi - Agra (210kms)

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at your hotel in Delhi before embarking on your journey to Agra. Arrive in Agra and proceed to the Taj Mahal, an iconic symbol of love and UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore this magnificent marble mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, admiring its intricate carvings and reflecting pools. Visit Agra Fort, a historic fortress built by Emperor Akbar in red sandstone. Explore its palaces, including the Jahangir Palace and Khas Mahal, which offer insights into Mughal architecture and royal lifestyle. Enjoy a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, savoring traditional Mughlai cuisine. In the afternoon, visit Mehtab Bagh, a garden complex offering panoramic views of the Taj Mahal from across the Yamuna River, ideal for photography enthusiasts. Evening at leisure to explore local markets like Sadar Bazaar, known for handicrafts and marble souvenirs. Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 2: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Delhi (260kms)

After breakfast, drive to Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted Mughal city and UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the architectural marvels of this well-preserved city, including the Buland Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world, and the elegant Diwan-i-Khas known for its intricate carvings and Persian inscriptions. Visit the Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India, and the Tomb of Salim Chishti, a revered Sufi saint's mausoleum known for fulfilling wishes of devotees. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Fatehpur Sikri, savoring traditional cuisine. Drive back to Delhi in the afternoon, reflecting on the rich history and cultural heritage experienced during the tour. Arrive in Delhi by evening, concluding your memorable journey through Agra and Fatehpur Sikri.

Included/Excluded

  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 1 Nights' accommodation in 4-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plan.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

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