Taj Mahal Tour India

Duration :Same day or overnight excursion

Destinations Covered :Delhi – Agra – Delhi

Best time to Visit :: Round the year. ( You have possibility to visit Taj Mahal on full moon night) Taj Mahal remain close on every Friday. Therefore make your program accordingly.

Highlights of Tour :

  • Drive to Agra by Taj Express Highway for 200 Kms approx
  • Taj Mahal – Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Sight. Believed that construction was started in 1632 till 1643. Though work was continued another 10 years.
  • Agra Fort – One of the finest architecture / Fort in India
  • Itmad-ud-daulah Tomb. The mausoleum of Itmad-ud-Daulah was built between 1622 and 1628
  • Sikandara: Akbar's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal emperor was built in 1604–1613
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Itinerary Details

Day 01Drive Delhi to Agra – 200 Kms

After breakfast drive to Agra. Approx 3 hours drive will take you to this beautiful city. Check in at the hotel and later proceed to explore the best of it.

Depart for a tour of Agra city. Visit the red sandstone Agra Fort, which stands like a crescent on the banks of the Jamuna river, enclosed by forbidding 20-meter high walls, with a 12- meter moat between them. Three successive Mughal emperors - Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jehan - helped create this massive structure which contains Hindu and Muslim architecture.

The Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah is a mausoleum on the left bank of the Jamuna, built by empress Nur Jehan in memory of her father. Though small, it is perfectly proportioned and regarded as the forerunner to the Taj Mahal, being the first Mughal building all in white marble.

The highlight of your trip will probably be a visit to the Taj Mahal, surely the greatest monument to love and one of the wonders of the modern world. Completed in 1652, skilled craftsmen from Persia, Turkey,

France and Italy and some 20,000 labourers worked for 17 years to build this edifice, constructed by emperor Shah Jehan as a mausoleum for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal.

Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 02Drive back to Delhi

After leisurely breakfast drive back to Delhi. En route stop Sikandra located in the outskirts of Agra town on the highway to Delhi. The tomb's construction by his son prince Salim called Jahangir. Explore the tomb and continue drive back to Delhi. You will be dropped at the airport / Railway station / hotel