Agra, one of the districts which comes under jurisdiction of Indian state Uttar Pradesh. This city has been an important trading centre and capital for Mughal Empire. Agra has acquired prominence in world tourism industry because of Taj Mahal , a world heritage site acknowledge by UNESCO. In this city multiple religions and faiths co- exist.
Agra also contain some other heritage monuments which depict Indo Islamic influences to this city.We recommend to every travellers who want to see all monuments in Agra, two days are sufficient. The speciality of this tour is that traveller get chance to see Taj Mahal twice , sunrise & sunset time which is always recommended.
you can cover three world heritage sites in Agra mainly – Taj Mahal , Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri. Apart from that you can visit Mehtab Bagh, Sikandra & Baby Taj Mahal which are also fascinating tourist attractions in Agra.
Agra, a district come under jurisdiction of state Uttar Pradesh, was founded by king Agarsen in 12th century & by the name of king it derived its name as Agra. This city mainly depend on tourism but apart from that it is known in world for leather work , marble inlaid artifacts etc. This is the plus point to comprehend this city comprehensively.
you can get golden opportunity to do Taj Mahal sunrise tour as well as Taj Mahal sunset tour, so a traveller can hit two birds by single stone. Whenever tourists come Agra on day trip either by car or train , they always have time pressure but in overnight tour they get reasonable time to browse sites.
Also in overnight trip visiter get chance to see Taj Mahal on full moon light if he come on desired dates published in website of ministry of tourism.
Also when you select Tour by car you are ease to do excursion from Agra apart from Fatehpur Sikri like Bear Sanctuary , Elephant Sanctuary , Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary , mathura vrindavan tour by car from Agra city.
ARRIVING AGRA TO YOUR HOTEL
Itmad-Ud-Daulah (BABY TAJ )
After Agra Fort you will proceed to Itmad – Ud –Daulah tomb. Like TajMahal,Itmad – Ud – Daulah is also a well known Mughal mausoleumin Agra and due to some of itsresemblance with TajMahal.This edifice is popularly known as “Baby Taj”.
This tomb is elaborately carved with pure marble thatconfirm to Indo Islamic architecture style. Empress Noor Jahan ordered this tomb after the death of her father, Mirza Ghiyas Beg( known as Itmad- Ud –Daulah ) in 1622.
After Itmad-Ud-Daulah you will be proceeding to Mehtab Bagh for enjoying sunset view of Taj Mahal. This beautiful Mughal garden is situated on opposite side of Taj Mahal by the bank of river Yamuna. Your visit to Taj mahal is greatly enhanced by a stop at Mehtab Bagh which is possible only when you do Agra overnight Trip.
Back to your hotel. Overnight in Agra.
Second Day :AGRA TO DELHI BY CAR
TAJ MAHAL ( SUNRISE )
Second day leaving hotel early morning for Taj Mahal sunrise tour.The Taj Mahal,a mausoleum constructed by fifth Mughal emperor in loving memoryof his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal stands as testimony of their eternal love.Taj Mahal is an Arabic word which literally means “Crown Palace”.Back to hotel for breakfast and showerCheck out from hotel. Drive to Fatehpur Sikri. Enroute you can see lot of villages & your escorting tour guide agra will aquaint you with various crops grown in Agra like wheat, mustard, corns etc
Reaching Fatehpur Sikri. This is also known as an abandoned ghost city built by third Mugal Emperor Akbar as a gesture to a saint, Shaikh Salim Chishti who lived in a city called Sikri.Finishing tour at Fatehpur Sikri followed by drive back to Delhi. Enroute you can stop for lunch on direct payment.Arriving Delhi and transferring you either Hotel or Airport in Delhi for your onward journey.
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