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Short Taj Mahal Tour
Duration : 03 Nights & 04 Days
Destination : Delhi – Agra – Delhi

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi airport, our company representative shall meet you and escort you to the hotel for assistance with the check in formalities. Delhi - the capital city of India, located in the northern part of India. The city has its own historical importance for the fact that it has been the home to Mughal Empire for a long time. Evening is free at leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay is in Delhi.

Day 02 : Delhi Sightseeing
Today morning have your lavish breakfast in hotel. Later proceed for a full day guided sightseeing tour of Old Delhi & New Delhi. Start your city tour withNew Delhi sightseeing which includes a visit to the Humayun's Tomb which was commissioned by his widow, Queen Haji Begum in the 16th century, Qutub Minar which is the tower of 11th century made up of red sandstone and marble. It is also recognized as the tower of victory which was commissioned by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in 1193 immediately after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu kingdom. Later drive along the the ceremonial avenue Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate which commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives during the World War 1, Parliament House, President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Later head towards the Old Delhi sightseeing and visit Raj Ghat which is a memorial to the father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, Jama Masjid - largest and best-known mosque in India which was commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1656 A.D. Today you also have the opportunity to explore the oldest market of Delhi, Chandni Chowk with a joyful rickshaw ride. Overnight stay is in Delhi.

Day 03 : Delhi – Agra (Via Fatehpur Sikri) (200 kms / 03 hrs)
Today morning have your lavish breakfast in hotel. Later drive towards the city of “Taj Mahal” – Agra. En-route pay your visit to Fatehpur Sikri which was founded in 1569 by the Mughal emperor Akbar, and about 35 Km far away from the Agra city. It is one of the best preserved collections of Mughal architecture in India which served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1571 to 1585. The city was built to commemorate the birth of his son but later it was abandoned due to scarcity of water. The complex has manybeautiful red sandstone buildings like Diwan-I-Aam (House of Public Audience), Diwan-I-Khas (House of Private Audience), Jodha Bai’s Palace which was named after Akbar’s Rajput wife, Panch Mahal (Five Stories Summer Palace) and many more interesting monuments. Later after sightseeing continue your drive towards Agra. On arrival at Agra, transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Later head towards the guided sightseeing tour of the city of Taj. Visit the majestic Taj Mahal which is widely recognized as the jewel of Muslim art in India and built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 for his beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal.

It is believed that about twenty thousand workers of labour force was recruited round the clock across northern India to build this monument. It is regarded as the one of the finest example of Mughal architecture and universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. Later visit Agra Fort which is famous UNESCO World Heritage site. It is the the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort, containing the Pearl Mosque. The fort stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. Lastly visit Itmad-up-Dau’s tomb, often described as a "jewel box" and also sometimes recognized as "Baby Taj”. The tomb was built by the wife of Jahangir, Noor Jaha. Later after sightseeing drive back to hotel. Overnight stay is in Agra.
(Note: Taj Mahal remains closed on Friday’s).

Day 04 : Agra – Delhi Depart
Today morning have your lavish breakfast in hotel. Day is free to relax and enjoy last moment shopping at local markets. Later check-out from the hotel and drive back to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, transfer to Delhi airport or railway station to board the flight for onward journey or back home.