A short 2 day tour to the city of love Agra, one of the most visited tourist destination of India. This short tour is perfect for a visitor to Delhi with limited time. As most travelers would say, you cannot visit India, and not see the Taj Mahal. So, if you are a business or a leisure visitor to India, with limited time in your hand, this 2 day trip to Agra is just the right way to see the Taj Mahal. This tour includes comprehensive sightseeing, including two visits to the world famous tribute of love, Taj Mahal.
||New Delhi International Airport or Hotel In Delhi
||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
||1 Night Accommodation
|2 Days Private Tour
- 2-day private tour of Agra from Delhi
- Your private guide will ensure an enlightening and enjoyable experience
- Explore the 16th-century Agra Fort, a sister monument to the Taj Mahal
- Admire unique Mughal architectural with visits to three UNESCO World Heritage-listed complexes: Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and the Taj Mahal
- Overnight accommodation, airport/hotel pickup and drop-off and private transportation to and from site locations in an air-conditioned vehicle are included
Day 01 – Drive Delhi –Agra (220 kms / 4 hrs)
Your 2 day Agra Tour can begin with a pick up from either New Delhi International Airport or from your hotel in Delhi, where you will be met by a Athithi Vacation representative and will be driven to the city of love , Agra.
Agra is situated on the bank of Yamuna River. It is the dwelling place to India’s famous monument, the Taj Mahal. Agra was the capital of Mughal Empire in the 16th & 17th centuries.
On your arrival at the hotel in Agra you will again be met by our representative who will then assist you with the check-in formalities.
Later, in the afternoon, the tour guide will pick you up from the hotel for a guided sightseeing tour of the Agra Fort and a sunset visit to the Taj Mahal.
Emperor Akbar started the construction of this huge red sandstone Agra Fort on the bank of Yamuna River in 1565. It was mainly constructed for the soldiers until his grandson, Shah Jahan, added more opulent accommodations. There are a number of attractive buildings within its porches such as SammanBurj, where Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son, Moti Masjid, a white marble mosque, Diwan–e–Am, Diwan–e–Khas, Jahangir’s Palace, KhaasMahal and Shish Mahal.
Emperor Shah Jahan constructed the Taj Mahal in the memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal who died during the birth of their child in 1631. The construction of this famous monument is said to have taken 22 years, starting from 1631.Over 20,000 artisans were working day and night for the construction of this landmark. Craftsperson and whizzes were brought from France and Italy. And the chief architect was from Iran. The visit to the Taj Mahal will long be remembered by you as the highlight of your 2 days Agra Tour.
Overnight stay in Agra.
Day 02 – Drive Agra – Delhi (220 kms / 4 hrs)
The day begins early with a sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal. Your guide and the driver will pick you up from the hotel and take you for a guided sightseeing tour of the Taj Mahal. Return to the hotel for breakfast after sightseeing.
Later, check out of hotel, and your 2 days Agra tour comes to an end with a drop either to Delhi International Airport, or at your hotel in Delhi.