02 Nights / 03 Days
Destinations Covered :
Delhi - Agra - Delhi
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi , Meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night
stay in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi - Agra - Delhi
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to board
the superfast luxurious air-conditioned train to Agra . Breakfast in the
train , Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours , Arrive Agra & visit the
magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the
most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for
over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Also
visit the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra
stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by
Emperor Akbar in 1566.
At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded
hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the
Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private
audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal
ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded PeacockThrone and met foreign
ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Later enjoy a lavish buffet
lunch in a 5* hotel in Agra. After lunch excursion to Fatehpur Sikri-a
perfectly preserved red sandstone ghost town which was the
estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when
its water supply failed.
Evening free to explore the Agras rich heritage of handicrafts in its
markets. Late evening transfer to railway station to board the super fast
air-conditioned train to Delhi. Dinner in the train. Arrive Delhi &
transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03: Departure
After breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed for sightseeing tour of New
Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the
crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate
and the grand government buildings, the Presidents House , Red fort ,
Mahatama Gandhi Memorial , Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known
as Birla Temple.
Later transfer to airport for onward flight.