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Delhi and Agra are cities of Troy, assorted with modern and ancient culture. The hallmark of these two cities is the amalgamation of various religions, the culture of different faiths coexisting together in peace. Delhi and Agra provide a wide variety of tourist attractions from monuments to shrines, to rickshaw rides in old Delhi, to Taj Mahal in Agra these two cities are premier in all. The Delhi and Agra tour will let you witness and experience the two sides of these cities, one where century-old culture and heritage still prevails and others where new skyscrapers reach the sky. These two are the most-visited cities to know something about the past and to experience modernity.
Arrival at Delhi
We are here to serve you. Once you arrive at the national capital (Delhi) our representative will receive you at the airport. And you will be relocated to the hotel.
Delhi, a National capital and hub for everything is the city holding together the old Mughal stories. Reflected from the prepossessing heritage buildings tucked around the sprawling city. From typical Mughlai nooks to trendy restaurants, Delhi has everything for everyone.
Night Stay in Delhi.
City Touring: Delhi
The city touring starts after breakfast.
The city tour starts with the stop in the first destination that is Raj Ghat. Rat Ghat is the memorial where the last rites of Mahatma Gandhi were performed on January 31, 1948.
In 1638, Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan relocated to the newly established city in Delhi, named Shahjahanabad from where he laid the foundation of Red Fort. The monument is the culmination of the Mughal architectural style. Involving the fusion of Persian, Timurid, and Hindi traditions. The notable places inside the fort are Rang Mahal, the Mumtaz Mahal, the Khas Mahal, and the Hammam.
Hire a rickshaw and pursue your trip to India's largest mosque. The Jama Masjid Shah Jahan's last architectural extravagance. The mosque has three entrance gates, four towers, and high minarets made of red sandstone strips and white marble.
Enjoy the most during your rickshaw ride in old Delhi. See the narrow lanes of Chandani Chowk were people struggling to walk but smiling to strangers like an old friend.
After concluding the trip to Old Delhi. Head towards New Delhi that houses the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Secretariats North, and South Blocks, Parliament of India, India Gate, and many other remarkable places, monuments, buildings, and parks.
The next magnificent stop is the Humayun tomb situated near the intersection of the Mathura road and Lodhi road. The most prominent feature of the tomb is the Chahar Bagh (Square garden) with water channels, a mausoleum with a double dome in the middle.
After visiting the glorious tomb head towards the India Gate. Walkthrough the Parliament building. See the other fascinating tourist attractions in New Delhi like the Rashtrapati Bhawan, and the President's residence.
Another stop will be the most famed Qutub Minar. Designed by Qutab-Ud-Din Aibak in 1193, the Minar (tower) has five floors, with a proposed balcony and tapers from a base. The next destination is the Lotus flower-shaped temple built by Major Bahai. Famous all around the world because of its uniqueness, Lotus temple is said to be the traditional emblem of all religions. The path that leads to the temple is lined with lush green gardens that tranquility adorns the atmosphere. One can easily be lulled by the mesmerizing architecture of the temple.
The evening visit will be to the beguiling Akshardham temple. A temple compensated by its alluring architecture, modern looks, and calm surrounding.
Night Stay in Delhi.
Visit the City of Taj: Agra- By Expressway
Have a succulent breakfast in Delhi and proceed towards the Agra tour.
Agra, one of the most prominent cities in Uttar Pradesh famous for its rich architectural and historical sites, visited millions of people all over the world. The city is known for the Taj Mahal, the artwork, and the typical delicacies of North India. The narrow lanes of Agra will take you to places where you can eat the mouth-liking North Indian cuisine and shop some pieces that will always remind you of your Agra trip.
Enter the Taj City and head towards visiting the monument of Love: Taj Mahal.
The Agra tour is always completed by visiting the most prominent Taj Mahal. The white marble, beautiful ornamentation, and gemstones make this Taj Mahal picturesque and symbol of love. Once you visit this monument its beauty will always enliven your heart. It is a monument of love with an intense charm that fascinates visitors from all corners of the world. Taj Mahal is the architectural masterpiece leaving the visitors awestruck with its beauty.
Enjoy the lunch and proceed towards the Mughal Heritage Walk: Heritage walks on the other side of river Yamuna.
Mughal heritage walk is always included in the Agra tour. It will let you experience the culture of an Indian village. And witness the three prominent monuments of the Mughal era- the Gyarah Sidi, the Humayun Mosque, and Mehtab Bagh. This medieval architecture will captivate you with their elegance. Walk-through the field and know more about the agricultural practices performed by locals. Talk to the village people, enjoy the appetizing rural food, visit the Tea Terrace area, and drink the iconic masala chai.
Night Stay in Agra.
Journey Towards Fatehpur Sikri: Agra
Enjoy the breakfast at the hotel before visiting the Agra Fort and Itmad-Ud-Ullah Tomb.
The next major attraction to visit during the Agra tour is the Agra Fort. The most significant sturdily constructed fortress by the Mughals. The fort is known for the richly embellished architecture showcasing the art of the Mughal era. The fort includes several iconic places like the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal, designed by Shah Jahan. The fort also has the Diwan-i-Khas (audience room), and two prominent majestic mosques.
The next salient spot during the Agra tour is the Itmad-Ud-Ullah also known as Baby Taj. Itmad-Ud-Ullah is famous for the sophisticated artwork with marble lattice screens and superlative carvings. This was the first grave that was erected on the banks of river Yamuna. The main tomb of Itmad-Ud-Ullah is square and consists of towers, topped with small domed kiosks. The entrance of the tomb is connected with the mausoleum core and is lined with latticework that enhances its beauty and makes it worth visiting.
After completing the Agra tour, the road trip to Fatehpur Sikri.
The royalty of the resplendent Fatehpur Sikri can never fade. The city is very beautifully covered with red sandstones giving it the charismatic look. The city is known for its major monuments like Rang Mahal, Kabutar Khana, Hathi Pole, Sangin Burj, Hiran Minar, and Karawan Sarai. It is the Indo-Islamic city of Uttar Pradesh giving you a chance to once again dig into the Mughal era.
Back to Agar for night stay.
Head towards Delhi: Egress from Agra
Morning road trip to Delhi and we will transfer you to Delhi airport. You will surely carry with you some majestic memories of this short trip.