1N-2D Agra Trip
Sight Seen in Agra ( India )
The heritage of the Mughal dynasty and their fascinating tombs, forts and mausoleums can be easily observed in and around the city of Agra. There are also other monuments and places that are famous for their beauty and significance in Agra.
Taj Mahal In Agra:-
History & Culture
The Taj Mahal is one of the most famous tourist attractions in India and across the world. It’s one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Completed in 1653, The Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, as a symbol of eternal love. Taj Mahal is built on a red sandstone base, topped by a huge white marble terrace on which rests the dome flanked by four tapering minarets. The floors and walls have intriguing calligraphy and mosaic work adorned with precious stones.
History & Culture
Agra fort was commissioned by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565. During Shah Jahan’s era, the red sandstone fort was reformed into a palace and extensively repaired with marble and pietra dura inlay.
Distinguished buildings in the fort are the Pearl Mosque, Jahangir’s Palace, Diwan-e-Am, Diwan-e-Khas (public and private audience halls), Shish Mahal, Musammam Burj and the Khas Mahal. The fort is semi-circular shaped, flattened on the east with a long, nearly straight wall facing the river.
Timings: Open all days from 6:00 am to 5:30 pm.
Entry Fee: Rs.300 for foreign tourist and Rs.20 for Indian tourist.
Day 1: Delhi – Agra: Pickup from Airport/ Railway Station/ your suggested place in New Delhi and proceed to Agra. On arrival at Agra, check in to your hotel and after some rest, visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Mughul Emperor Shahjehan in the memory of his beloved wife Queen Mumtaz. After lunch (on your own), you will visit the Agra Fort and the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father and Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone ghost town – which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar and deserted when its water supply failed.Evening at your leisure, you might plan to witness the Light & Sound show at Agra Fort.
Show timings: Hindi- 19:30 to 20:23 PM; English-20:30 to 21:23 PM. Over Night Stay In Agra.
Day 2: Drop at Delhi: After breakfast, checkout from your hotel, drive to Delhi (Aprox. 4 hrs.). On arrival, transfer to Airport/ Railway Station/ your suggested place with memories of TRAVELINDIAVACATIONS.COM
- Stay at all places on twin/triple sharing basis- as applicable
- Transfers and movement to monuments.
- Breakfast and Taxes.
- AC Sedan Car for 2-3 people, Innova for 4-6 people.
- Complimentary Local Guide services at Agra and Jaipur.
- Toll Tax and Parking.
- Driver Allowances and State Taxes.
- All Taxes
- Monument Fees.
- Lunch and Dinner.
- Guide Charges.
- Air/Rail/Bus Fair
- Personal Expenses in Hotel.
- Camera Charges.
- Anything not mentioned except Inclusions