Amazing experience of Agra day trip to Taj Mahal by RK India Travels. The city, has the most beautiful monument in the world called "TAJ MAHAL", along with Agra Fort, I'timad-ud-Daulah etc. You may also experience the famous sunset view of Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh across Yamuna river. The city which has seen the rise and fall of many empires which have left behind a many monuments that the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Agra is the city, which traces its history to Mahabharata for the city of Indraprastha, evolving through a rule of Mughals and finally the British.
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi & transfer to Agra
On arrival, pick up from Delhi airport or from your desired location in Delhi.
Drive to Agra, the city of love via Yamuna Expressway which is approx. 03 hrs
drive in an air-condition & comfortable car.
When you reach Agra you will meet our professional tour guide who will greet you
and help you with check in procedure at the hotel. Take some rest & relax.
Later, visit Etmad-ud-Daulah which is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of
Agra, often described as a "jewel box", sometimes called the "Baby Taj". The tomb
of Etmad-ud-Daulah is often regarded as a draft of the TajMahal. Proceed to
experience the beauty of Taj Mahal during the sunset. Take a view of Taj
Mahal during sunset from Mehtab Bagh across the Yamuna river. By evening,
Back to hotel for overnight stay.
OPTION TO CHOOSE - An Indian home visit cooking demo
During the evening, you can have a choice of an Indian home visit, where you may
experience & enjoy the Indian culture. First apply herbal henna on your hand (mainly
for women) along with dinner. Cooking demonstration is one such activity that has
recently been incepted to give an insight inside the variety of flavors and
peculiarities of Indian recipes. This fun-filled activity not only includes a cooking
demo by our skilled female chef but also a warm meal with an Indian family where you
will get an opportunity to interact and understand the Indian culture, values and
traditions from different perspective.
Day 02: Agra to Delhi
Have your breakfast early in the morning and proceed for sunrise view of TajMahal.
The monument is listed as one of the seven wonders of the world. Taj Mahal is the
marble marvel, the ultimate requiem of love, from a great Mughal Emperor to his
beloved wife, symbol of love built by Emperor Shah Jahan. Later on, proceed for a
workshop where you will experience a demonstration of Marble inlays Art (the
splendid craft of Agra) is the same technique of marble art done on TajMahal. Back
to hotel to relax and fresh-n-up. Check out the hotel and drive to Delhi.
Visit Agra Fort
En-route, visit the famous Agra Fort, situated on the bank of Yamuna River.
Agra fort is a listed under UNESCO world heritage sites. The fort is also known as
Lunch at local OR at a 05 star hotel's restaurant
After visiting Agra Fort, enjoy lunch EITHER at a local recommended restaurant OR
at a 05 star hotel. (One has to inform in advance so that we can book the table on
your name in the restaurant of the 05 star hotel).
Explore Local Arts and Crafts / Museum* (OPTIONAL VISIT)
Just after lunch, you are free for the leisure activities on your own, where you can
discover the local shopping market, OR ELSE, you may experience the famous museum cum
gallery which is established in 1845. It houses a breath-taking collection of Mughal
Art / Jewellery / Embroidery and Antiques. Here, you can observe/participate with the
master craftsmen demonstrating the famous embroidery(zardosi) work. It is fabulous
experiences which surely transfer you into the Mughal era.
*One has an option to choose from the above or can leave to Delhi.
Reach Delhi and drop at Delhi airport for onward journey or at your desired location/hotel.
"Special thanks from RK India Travels"
TOUR ENDS WITH A BEAUTIFUL SMILE
This Tour Itinerary can be customized according to your travel needs & requirements.
Tour Cost includes
- Pick up and drop by in a comfortable Air Conditioned vehicle. (Transport Pictures)
- Welcome drink (Non Alcoholic) on Arrival.
- 01 Night accommodation at Agra hotel.
- Daily buffet breakfast at all the hotel.
- All sightseeing / excursion as per the itinerary by an A/C Vehicle with Wi-Fi.
- One Mineral water bottle for each guest, newspaper/day.
- One professional English speaking local guide for Agra sight-seeing.
- Sightseeing as per package details.
- Tonga ride (Horse Cart), Camel Ride in Agra.
- All taxes and charges like Toll tax, Parking, Driver Allowances, State Tax etc.
Tour Cost doesn't include
- Meals at hotels except those listed in above inclusions.
- Entrance fees at all sight-seeings, spot camera charges.
- Expenses of personal nature like, tipping for Guides, Porters, Drivers, etc.
- Laundry, Telephones, Govt's GST Tax (whatever applicable) etc.
- All, other than those, listed in above inclusions.
- Any flight charges.
- Additional costs due to flight cancellation, road blocks, etc.