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Agra Overnight Tour
Tour Duration : 01 Nights / 02 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi – Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Delhi
Day 01: Arrival in Delhi-Agra (204 kms-4 hour drive)
Agra is a four hour drive from being located at a distance of 204 kilometers. On your arrival in Delhi, you would be received by our representative. Thereafter, you would embark on a fascinating tour of Agra. You can have our breakfast at one of the Delhi hotels or on the way to Agra. You would be driven to Agra in a comfortable car. Enroute, you would get to see the typical Indian villages flitting by your window-panes.

Once you are in Agra, you can have snacks with tea or coffee. Then, our rep would briefly explain the history of The Taj and the Agra Fort. Agra is known for Taj as it is the most famous monument in this city of antiquity. Agra showcases some of the best Mughal architecture. In the afternoon, you will have some really sumptuous Mughlai food. You must take Mughlai food while visiting Agra.

The Agra tour starts after your lunch. Agra fort is a magnificent fort built by Akbar, but now it is in ruins, still its splendor is awesome. Agra fort is made of red sand stone and you can have fun playing out the acoustics of the stone carvings. Travel around the splendid palaces, public and private halls, and gardens. The Agra Fort is situated on the bank of River Yamuna and you can have really nice bird's eye view of the Taj while standing on top of the Agra Fort. Thereafter, you see the Itmad-ul-Daulah's Tomb built by Nur Jahan in the memory of her father. This tomb has marble walls and smattering of semi-precious stones. Agra bazaar is full of local colors, sounds, curios, artifacts, etc.

After Agra fort, you visit the magnificent Taj. Words fail to describe the beauty of this monument. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan made it out of his love for his wife, Mumtaj Mahal. Taj is incomparable in its beauty and architecture. It symbolizes the love of a man for a woman rolled into a monument of white marbles and turned into a public spectacle. The stone works, intricate paintings all make one spellbound at first sight. If you explore the Taj at the sunset time, you will have really psychedelic feel of the Taj.

You must visit marble factories of Agra to see the well-developed skills of village craftsmen. The city has hereditary craftsmen who were patronized by Mughal Kings.
You can visit the local markets to pick up souvenirs. Your Taj Mahal visit is reserved for the next day morning. You can also visit Taj at sunset time. Our Executive would arrange your lunch at Agra restaurant. Enjoy the Mughlai cuisine. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri- Delhi - Departure
Wake up early as during the sun rise and sun set, Taj Mahal looks majestic. Afterwards, you would come back to the hotel. Have your breakfast and then drive on to your next destination, Fatehpur Sikri. It is world heritage site located at a distance of 37 kilometers from Agra. As a part of your Taj Mahal India tour you explore this deserted capital of Mughal dynasty. Fatehpur Sikri was once the capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar and later due to shortage of water it has been shifted to Lahore. It is a fine example of the Mughal architecture.

With this, your Golden Triangle overnight tour has come to end. You would be driven back to Delhi from where you can catch a flight on to your destination.
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