Taj Mahal with Fatehpur Sikri

Duration :: 01 Nights / 02 Days
Destination Covered :: Delhi – Mathura – Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Delhi

Activity Operates :: Daily except Friday
Activity Start :: 06:00 Hrs Approx

Activity Departure Location :: New Delhi
Activity Return Location :: New Delhi

Day 1 Delhi – Agra

After a pick-up will take you a private tour of Agra. It will take approx 4 hrs 30 minutes by drive. En-route, visit the Lord Krishna Temple, Mathura, which is a birth place of Hindu Religion Lord Krishna spend approx 30 to 40 minutes and then proceed to Agra. Agra located on the bank of river Yamuna. It is a major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal Architure. This has beautiful monuments and some of them also listed in UNESCO world heritage sites. Stop first at Sikandra is the mausoleum of Akbar. Akbar himself started construction of this beautiful monument. This structure has a perfect blending of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist, Jain themes. Sikandra is named after Sikandar lodi, the Delhi ruler who was in power from 1488 to 1517. After spending an hour you may proceed to Agra Hotel where you may spend a first night. Complete the check-in formality and keep your stuff in desired room. You may have a lunch (own expense) and later you may start your trip again. You may proceed to visit Taj Mahal, a building which was built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a Mausoleum for his second wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth in 1631. Taj-Mahal, India’s most iconic building and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located on the southern bank of Yamuna River. The architecture of the Taj Mahal is a combination of Persian, Turkish and Indian architecture. After spending an hrs you will proceed to visit another UNESCO world heritage site Agra Fort. Agra Fort is a treasure house of Mughal architecture. A symbol of power, strength and resilience. Once you visit the Agra Fort you may sit at the car which is waiting for you at the parking so the chauffer may take you to the desired Hotel where you can relax for a night.
Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 2 Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Delhi

After the morning breakfast (included in package) at the hotel chauffeur will report you at the Hotel Lobby and you will be driven to Fatehpur Sikri. It will take approx 1 hrs 30 minutes by drive to visit Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri which is also famous as a magnificent fortified ghost city. It was the capital of the Mughal Empire between 1571 and 1585 during the reign of Emperor Akbar. After spending an hrs you will be driven back to Agra where you can visit the another Mugal Architure “Itmad-ud-Daulah”. Itmad-ud-Daulah is often regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal. Itmad-ud-daula has a special place in the chronicles of both history as well as architecture. This is precisely because Itmad ud Daula is the very first tomb in India that is entirely made out of Marble. After visited the monument you may have Lunch (own expense).

After lunch, you will be driven back to Delhi by drive with the happy memories of Royal Mughal majesty.

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