Delhi Taj Mahal
Our driver will pick you up from location of your choice in New Delhi, for the drive to Agra by new express way. And he will explain the travel plan in detail and hand over the essential documents to you such as your itinerary.
The journey would take approximately three hours. Arrive at Agra freshen up before you begin your tour. Two great Mughal monarchs, Akbar and Shah Jahan, had transformed the little village of Agra into a befitting second capital of the Mughal Empire. In Agra, you will be caught up in a world of contrasting edifices, of red sandstone and white marble, narrow galleys and quaint buggies, as well as the city’s irresistible charm. Unsurprisingly, modern Agra has held onto its Mughal heritage so that the modern city is blended with old and beautiful monuments.
Begin your discovery of the historic city of Agra with a visit to the magnificent Taj Mahal, a pristine white marble mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife – Mumtaz Mahal. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, it took 20,000 workers from neighboring Islamic countries, 22 years of ceaseless toil to create this exquisite white marble monument upon which people have waxed eloquent throughout the world.
Note: The Taj Mahal remains closed on Friday.
We’ll visit to the red sandstone Agra Fort, built by the Mughal dynasty’s greatest Emperor, Akbar, in 1565. A number of the fort’s beautiful palaces, mosques and gardens were built by his successors in later years. A few of the priceless examples of artisanship from the Mughal era include the exquisite Moti Masjid or Pearl Mosque, the Diwan-i-Khas, the Diwan-i-Am, the Jahangir Mahal and the Shish Mahal.
After the Delhi Taj Mahal Private Layover Tour- embark on your return journey to Delhi. Arrive at Delhi and the driver will drop you at location of your choice in Delhi. Agra is famous for its marble manufacturing, carpets and ethnic jewelry.
– Delhi Taj Mahal Private Layover Tour-