Plan of day tour to Agra
05:00 am: Pick up from Hotel/Airport at Delhi and transported to Delhi railway station* in case of departure from train, else drive towards Agra by a/c car with English speaking driver.
(*Train Details: Bhopal Shatabdi train#12002)
08:00 am: Arrival at Agra will be assisted by coordinator of IRI who will take you to your hotel for rest and breakfast.
09:00 am: Visit to Taj and Taj complex**
11:30 am: Visit to Idmad-ud-Daula
12:30 pm: Visit to Agra Fort
01:30 pm: Lunch
02:30 pm: Visit to Fatehpur Sikri
05:50 pm: Arrive back at Agra
06:00 pm: Drive back to Delhi and drop at Hotel/Airport depending upon the pre-decided schedule
(**Taj Mahal remain close on Fridays)
Places to be covered in the day tour of Agra
Taj Mahal: the white marble marvel of Agra is a magnificent structure being a true emblem of love. It was constructed on the instructions of Shah Jahan in the fond memory of his beloved wifeMumtaz Mahal. It took almost 22 years to get completed employing more than twenty thousand labors brought from Ottoman Empire, Persia including dexterous labors from India.
Idmad-ud-Daula:This tomb was constructed on the orders of Mumtaz Begum in the memory of her father, Ghiyas Beg.This tomb was constructed in 15th centuryusing amazing architecture deigns giving it a distinguished and eye captivating look.
Agra Fort:The Fort of Agra is also known as Red Fort was constructed when Agra was capital of Mughals. AnguriBagh, MussammanBurj, Khas Mahal, Moti Masjid are some remarkable monuments inside the fort complex which reflects the fine taste of art by Mughals.
Fatehpur Sikri:It was constructed in 16th century and developed &emerged as first capital of Mughals during the reign of great Mughal emperor, Akbar. Architecture of this place is composed of Persian & Hindu architecture, whereas the mosque inside its complex is said to be inspired from the one located in Mecca.