Agra is an ancient city, mentioned in the Mahabharata and came into the limelight during the reign of the Mughals. It is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World-the Taj Mahal. The Taj is a monument of such incredible elegance that it is considered synonymous with beauty itself.
Destination: Delhi – Agra – Delhi.
Upon arrival at New Delhi International Airport, Saffrons of India representative greets and transfers to your pre-booked luxury hotel. Freshen up and relax. Enjoy welcome dinner at the hotel. Have a comforting overnight stay at hotel.
Take your breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, proceed to full day sightseeing tour of Delhi, the capital city of India. Visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana – the Cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Visit Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India. Visit the grand mughal monument Red Fort (Lal Qila). It is also a world heritage site. Enjoy rickshaw ride form Red Fort to Chandani Chowk seeing colorful bustling local bazaars. Afternoon visit Qutub Minar – the longest brick tower in the world. It is also a world heritage site. Visit the India Gate (War Memorial Arch). Visit the magnificent Humayun's Tomb – world heritage site. Visit the Lakshminarayan Temple – a modern Hindu Temple and also called Birla Temple. Also visit the Parliament House, President House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connought Place. Enjoy dinner and spend your night at the hotel.
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Agra stopping en route at Sikandara to visit famous Akbar's Tomb. Upon arrival in Agra, Saffrons of India representative transfers you to the pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel.
ater proceed on sightseeing tour of Agra. Agra is home to many historical monuments and the Taj Mahal is the most popular out of all. Built in sparkling and graceful marble the Taj is India's star tourist attraction and one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. It is also UNESCO world heritage site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. This magnificent and unique architecture was constructed by mughal emperor Shah Jahan as memorial monument in the commemoration of his most darling wife, Mumtaz Mahal. This beautiful love monument has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love. See the pristine beauty of Taj Mahal at sunset. Enjoy sumptuous dinner and spend your night at the hotel.
Visit the Taj Mahal in at sunrise. Return to hotel and make visits of some other attractions such as Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb, etc. Both are among most sought after tourist attractions in the city. Agra Fort was built by mughal emperor Akbar and Itmad-Ud-Daullah was built by mughal empress Noor Jahan in the memory Book Your Tourof her father. Itmad-Ud-Daullah is often called the Baby Taj or Little Taj Mahal. Its interiors are even considered as more beautiful than of Taj Mahal. Later drive to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be transferred to the hotel for change, wash and relax. After a farewell dinner, Saffrons of India transfers to the New Delhi International Airport on time to board flight for your home/onward destination.