Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Delhi (Daily
Pick up from hotel & transfer to Railway Station to board the superfast air conditioned train to Agra.
Shatabdi Exp. departs New Delhi. Breakfast in the train.
Arrive Agra, Pick up from Railway Station. & transfer to hotel for the use of Rest Rooms etc. & introduction to the Guide.
Visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the Seven Wonders of
the World, where our professional local guides will explain you
about the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000
men labored for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah
Jahan's beloved wife. The Taj is at its most alluring in the
relative quiet of early morning, shrouded in mists and bathed
with a soft red glow. As its vast marble surfaces fall into shadow
or reflect the sun, its color changes, from soft grey and yellow
to pearly cream and dazzling white; it's well worth visiting
at different times. This play of light is an important decorative
device, symbolically implying the presence of Allah, who is never
represented in anthropomorphic form.
Visit the Agra fort – Built by Emperor Akbar in 1566, the
rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks
of the river Yamuna. It comprises many fairy-tale palaces, such
as the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan;
audience halls, such as the Diwan-i-Khas; and two very beautiful
Transfer for a buffet lunch in ITC Mughal Hotel a Five Star Hotel. Sprawled over 35 acres of luxurious gardens, and in close proximity to the Taj Mahal, The only Indian hotel to have won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for its excellent representation of Mughal architecture, it now boasts of a brand new accommodation wing - the 'Khwab Mahal' - Palace of Dreams.
Rated among Agra’s best restaurants, ITC Mughal’s offerings present an eclectic selection of fine dining options that include a range of Indian and international cuisines.
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. The places to see within Fatehpur Sikri are numerous. From the Buland Darwaza, the main entrance to this ancient city, to the Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti, there are numerous noteworthy monuments. Fatehpur Sikri is one of the historic monuments, which is timeless and has rightly earned the status of a world heritage site.
Free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts or at Leisure. Agra is famous for its marble and soft-stone inlay work, leather goods, brassware, carpets and chilan work fabrics, which involve delicate yarn overlays. Semi-precious and precious jewellery in ornate Mughal style is also available.
Transfer to Railway Station to board the train to Delhi.
Shatabdi Exp. departs Agra . Dinner in the train.
Arrive Delhi & Pick up from Railway Station. & transfer to hotel.
Subject to minimum Two persons traveling : US $ 130 per person
Subject to Single person traveling : US
$ 220 per person
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