Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is 378 kilometres (235 mi) west of the state capital, Lucknow, 206 kilometres (128 mi) south of the national capital New Delhi, 58 kilometres (31 mi) south of Mathura and 125 kilometres (78 mi) north of Gwalior.
Agra Same Day Tour
Places Covered - Agra
Arrive Agra - on arrival visit the Agra Red Fort
on arrival visit the Agra Red Fort which stands on the banks of the river Yamuna making its elf quite dominant in the whole area. It was designed and built by Akbar in 1565 .A.D. The Agra Fort is fortified by a 70-foot high wall. Within the precincts of Agra Red Fort is the beautiful Pearl Mosque and numerous palaces including the Jahangiri Mahal, Diwan-i-Am, Moti Masjid and Diwan-i-Khas. The fort is safeguarded by four gates and is enclosed by a double barricaded wall of red sandstone.
After lunch, visit the Taj Mahal
Described by the Indian classical poet Tagore as a 'tear on the face of eternity', the Taj Mahal is undoubtedly the zenith of Moghul architecture.An expression of undying love by Emperor Shah Jahan to immortalise his dead empress, Mumtaz Mahal, the satin smooth marble mausoleum was built over a period of 22 years from 1623 to 1645 A.D., using a work force of 22,000 artisans. It was meticulously planned and perfectly executed with carefully designed garden and adjacent buildings to compliment the entire environment.
Time permitting, a brief visit to see the local craftsmen doing marble inlay work. 16.30 hrs: Leave Agra and drive to Delhi 21.30 hrs: Arrive Delhi and get dropped off at hotel or Airport for onward journey.
Your Tour Includes:
Accommodation in hotels on twin/ dbl sharing basis.
Daily buffet breakfast.
All arrival and departure from the airport / railway station by AC Cars.
All applicable toll taxes, state taxes and driver allowances.
Your Tour Does Not Includes:
Any meals other than those specified.
Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
Entrance fees to any of the monuments during sightseeing.
Any other item not specified.
Any Air / Railway Tickets.
All Applicable government taxes by Government of India.