Agra is one of the major and most-visited tourist destinations in India. The beautiful Agra city is located near by the capital city Delhi on the western banks of the River Yamuna. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, – the Taj Mahal is situated in the city. Once the capital of the Mughal Empire, Agra is now home to the iconic structure known as the Taj Mahal. The white marble mausoleum was built in the 17th century, and it is widely regarded as a monument of love. The king built Taj Mahal in memory of his dear wife Mumtaz Mahal.
In addition to this White Marble UNESCO World Heritage Site there are several other historical monuments and tombs that date back to the mythological era. Some of them include the Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar Mausoleum also known as the Sikandra Fort. The best time to visit this fascinating major tourist attraction is September – October, especially during Diwali as streets are colorfully lit up. In case you are here during the wedding season, then make sure to be part of the romantic fairytale – themed fantasy wedding ceremonies here. Tourist can easily reach here through all modes of transport.
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Transfer to the hotel from Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi, relax for some time. After some time and visit the major attractions of Delhi Red Fort and evening stroll around the famous Chandni Chowk market. Overnight at hotel.
Whole day tour of Old and New Delhi. Sighting the architectural beauty of the largest Mosque of India- Jama Masjid, India Gate, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s tomb, Raj Ghat, Parliament House and popular Shopping site – Connaught Place etc. Night stay at hotel.
Today you will visit the most famous and incredible beauty of the marbled structure Taj Mahal. And the isolated town of Fatehpur Sikri. On the way you will also have the glimpses of its magnificent red sandstone monuments. Shopping on the way back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Taj Mahal witness at the crack of dawn and a short visit to red fort of Agra that speaks about the legendary Mughal Empire. After lunch journey back to Airport, Delhi. On the way, you will pay a visit to Akbar’s Tomb at Sikandra. Drop to airport for next destination.