Duration » Same Day Return
Destinations » Delhi – Agra – Delhi
Highlight of the Tour :
Visit One of the Seven Wonder of the Worls "Taj Mahal", The Magnificent "Agra Fort' and a Heritage Walk to Kuchh Pura Village where one can enjoy a village life of India. Lunch at 05 star Hotel ITC MUGHAL.
DELHI AGRA (203 kms. 4 hrs. 30 min. approx.)
Agra the zenith of art and an enshrined romance. It is a town that lives mainly in the past. Once the seat of the Mughal rulers.
Their passion for building endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world - the Taj Mahal a poem in white marble which took 22 years to build by 20,000 skilled artisans who inlaid the white marble edifice with precious and semi precious stones.
The Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort which lies across the river Jamuna.
Delhi - Agra (by car)
Drive to Agra through the Indian country side. Upon arrival proceed to the Taj Mahal to see the architectural modern day wonder of the world, the incomparable Taj Mahal. This monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles and is one of the wonders of the modern world. Built in 1652 by Emperor Shah Jahan. Proceed to Hotel ITC MUGHAL in Agra where a sumptuous buffet lunch awaits you.
After lunch visit the Agra Fort built in red sandstone with its magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and the beautiful gardens. This is where Emperor Shah Jahan was kept under house arrest by his third son Aurangzeb and spent the last year of his life viewing the Taj Mahal from across the river Jamuna.
Later visit Kuchh Pura Viilage for a Heritage Walk of Village.
For the tourists who wish to go beyond the conventional routes or if you are short on time yet wish to explore the precincts of Agra beyond the Taj, a walk through Kachhpura village takes you through the various monuments of Mughal Era in midst of rural setting intertwined with the communities along with stunning view of the Taj.
Tourist Village Kachhpura offers a Mughal Heritage Walk with an experience of the Mughal era with its “NATURAL AND RUSTIC SETTING” View of rare “RICH ARCHITECTURAL HERIATGE” and feel of the “LIVING TRADITIONS”.The youth from the community, trained as tour facilitator, provide both historical facts and anecdotes. Experience the Kachhpura tourist village and explore some lesser known monuments in the shadow of the Taj and Red fort.
For an everlasting impression of the heritage of Agra observe the traditional and local craft souvenirs made by women in the community. For those who may wish to avail of the extended hospitality of Kachhpura people, there is a provision for Tea Terrace with a view of Taj with standard, comfortable, clean, affordable, and safe facilities. The whole village walk through India’s Mughal History and amiable people is an unforgettable experience.
Agra - Delhi :
Finally before driving back to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel.