Duration : One Day
Destination Covered : Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Marble Factory, Fatehpur Sikri
Agra is famous for showcasing the most coveted monument the Taj Mahal. Visit this momentous city just for a day and enjoy a thrilling sightseeing tour. Besides this, the train journey itself will be an experience to remember for a lifetime.
You will be met by a travel representative who will pick you up from the hotel at 5.30 a.m. and will transfer you to New Delhi Railway Station to board the Shatabdi Express (air-conditioned luxury train) for Agra. Breakfast will be served in the train which will be followed by hot beverages.
On arrival at Agra, you will be welcomed by our Agra representative who will be holding a placard with your name on it. Embark on a drive to Travelogy India local Agra office where your guide will be ready to receive you and assist you in your sightseeing journey.
Visit Taj Mahal, the symbol of eternal love and now voted as the first wonder of the world.
(Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays). This mausoleum was built by Shah Jahan in the fond memory of his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. In order to build this historic monument about 22, 000 labourers worked arduously for a span of 22 years.
This monument is the finest expression of Islamic architecture and is famous for exhibiting different shades of beauty at different intervals of time. Explore the beauty in its ultimate form by gazing and admiring this magnificent monument.
Next, visit Agra Fort, which is composed of red sandstone and was built by Akbar, the great Mughal Emperor. The fort which stands on the right bank of Yamuna River was built according to Mughal Style of architecture and has sturdy ramparts. Within the premises of Agra fort is a Pearl mosque or Moti Masjid which was constructed by Shah Jahan to address the members of the royal court.
Next, visit the Marble factory and get mesmerized by the beautiful conversion of marbles into various exquisite designs which you have just witnessed at the Taj Mahal. Break for a buffet lunch in restaurant. Post lunch, drive to Fatehpur Sikri, formerly the capital of Akbar but now a deserted city. Experience the old charm in the monuments, temples and mosque inhabiting the place. Drive back to Agra. Explore the local markets before transferring to Agra railway station to board the Shatabdi Express for Delhi. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner on board. On arrival at New Delhi Railway station, you will be met by a travel representative who will assist you in transferring to the hotel or airport.
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