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.
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.
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