When one thinks about India, one of the first iconic landmarks that come to mind is the Taj Mahal, one of the most famous and beautiful buildings in the world. This tour takes you right up to this iconic landmark of Indian history and culture, as well as takes you on a tour of the Agra Fort. You'll be picked up from your hotel in where your first stop will be at the Agra Fort, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a noteworthy piece of Mughal architecture.
Embark on a private tour from Agra to visit two of the most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage sites in India: Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Explore the world-famous white-marble mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal and stroll through the courtyards of the majestic Agra Fort. You will have two options for this tour: the Morning Sunrise Tour (kicking off at 5:30am) is perfect for romantics who want to see India’s most impressive sites hit by the first rays of the sun while the Regular Day Tour (10:00am hotel pick up) is a great way to see the two attractions without disturbing your beauty sleep. Both options come with convenient roundtrip transfers between the sites and your hotel in Agra and there are two vehicle options to choose from to match the size of your traveling group. You can also add a visit to the Fort of Fatehpur Sikri — one of the finest examples of a Mughal architecture. The tour includes the services of a professional English speaking guide who will tell you interesting facts about India’s iconic buildings.
The Taj Mahal remains as one of the world's most famous landmarks, and is a definite must-see when in India. Enjoy a thrilling journey to visit the majestic landmark, and the neighbording Agra in this private day tour by express train. Get picked up from your hotel and taken to the railway station in Delhi. From there, travel to Agra in a comfortable train ride, where breakfast will be served on board. After disembarking, meet your guide and driver at the Agra Cantt railway station, where your tour officially begins.
Delve into the art and culture stemming from the Mughal era, starting with an exploration into characteristic designs such as marble inlay work and a variety of handicrafts. With the help of a local sixteenth generation entrepreneur, you'll learn about how these designs and styles have come down all the way from the Mughal times, and how the different designs are crafted meticulously. You'll be able to see how carpets are woven and designed, and the incredible elaborate work that it takes to create a single one.