Immerse yourself in the history and culture of India's popular tour of Taj Mahal. From Delhi travel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Admire the beauty of Taj Mahal followed by a visit the magnificent Agra fort and many legacies of Mughal Empire including the ghost town Fatehpursikri. Discover the local bazaars before heading back to Delhi. Enjoy the personalized service of your own guide as your senses are overloaded on this journey of discovery.Day 1: Delhi to Agra
Start your trip anytime between 7am-12Noon, we will drive to Agra along Indias one of the finest freeways. Upon arrival check into the hotel and fresh n up.
After a brief rest & relaxation, we ride to the massive Agra Fort. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles, built by Emperor Akbar, the maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire.
Evening, we will visit to Mehtab Bagh. The Moonlight Garden was an extension of the Taj Mahal Garden - on the other side of the river. In 1652 Aurangzeb wrote to his father telling of a visit to 'the blessed tomb' and commenting that 'the Mahtab Garden was completely inundated and has lost its charm, but soon it will regain its verdancy. The octagonal pool and the pavilion around it are in splendid condition.' The Mahtab Bagh was lost under the mud but re-excavated in the 1990s. Originally, the garden was planted with fragrant flowers and used in the cool of the night as a place from which to view the Taj Mahal reflected in the octagonal pool and in the river. Drive back to hotel for an overnight stay (3* Hotel).
Note: Taj Mahal remains closed for visitors on every FRIDAY
Day 02: Agra to Delhi
A Sunrise visit to the fabled Taj Mahal to witness the magical effects caused by the reflections of the changing colors of the rising Sun on this brilliant white marble building. Later we return back to our hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, we will drive to Fatehpursikri - also known as the Ghost Town.
Post lunch, sit back to relax and enjoy the return journey back to Delhi.