Duration : 01 Night / 02 Days
Places Covered : Delhi - Agra
Day - 01 : Delhi - Agra (200kms. 4 hrs. Approx.)
Drive to Agra through the Indian country side. Upon anival at Hotel then proceed to the Taj Mahal to see the architectural modern day wonder of the world, the imc0mparable Taj Mahal. This Monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modem world. Built in 1653 by Emperor Shah Jahan.
Agra the Zenith of Art and an enshrined romance. Taj Mahal . This monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonder of the modem world. Built in 1653 by Emperor Shah Jahan. Agra the zenith of art and an enshrined romance. Taj Mahal a poem in white marble which took 20 years to build by 20,000 skilled artisans' who inlaid the white marble edifice with precious and semi precious stones. Agra' town lives mainly in the past.
Once the seat of Mughal rulers. Their passion for building endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world. After sight-seeing the Taj Mahal, you are taken to a classic hotel for a sumptuous buffet lunch. The tour continues with a visit to the Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort which lies across the river Jamuna.
It was here that Aurangzeb the third son of Shah Jahan kept his father under house arrest, from where the Emperor spent the last year of his life gazing at the tomb of his beloved. Coming back to the Hotel take rest and stay forovernight.
Day - '02 : Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi (275 kms. 6 hrs. approx.)
After breakfast at the hotel an excursion to the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri built in red sandstone in honour of Saint Salim chisti who foretold the birth of 3 sons to emperor Akbar, is an example of robust stability combined with originality. Each important edifice here represents a type by itself. Notable among them is the Diwan-i-Khas, Panch Mahal, the Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti, and the Buland Darwaza. Return to Agra. You are free for independent activities.
Later you joint the same day Agra traveller and return to Delhi by 2100 HRS.