Agra is definitely a magical, wonderful and mandatory place you must visit while you're visiting India. Full of history, colors, culture, majestic buildings, and friendly people, This city is home to one of the New 7 wonders of the world: The Taj Mahal, this beautiful worldwide known place will surely take your breath away.
Agra is also home to UNESCO heritage sites as Agra Fort. On this full-day tour, you will be visiting and exploring these incredible places as well as learning about them, their history and the culture and traditions of Hindi people, all this accompanied by amazing landscapes.
You will start early in the morning with the pick-up in Agra, then you will go to the Taj Mahal to watch the beautiful sunrise. The Taj Mahal is one of India's most renowned monuments, and it is designated as a World Heritage Site. It is as well one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. You will be hearing from your guide about its history as you explore the grounds.
At 11:30 am, it's time to drive out to Agra Fort, the red sandstone fort set in the hills outside Agra. The architecture combines both Hindu and Central Asian styles, and dates to 1565 AD. Discover the labyrinth of courtyards, mosques, and private chambers within the fortified walls of the complex. After visiting the fort, you will have 1.5 hours to relax and have lunch.
Then, they will take you one hour outside of the city to Fatehpur Sikri, another World Heritage Site. It was built by Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century, abandoned after only 14 years, and has been described as a perfectly preserved ghost town.
Return to Agra in the early evening and have time for shopping for Agra's handicrafts such as marble and stone inlay work, leather goods, brass, jewelry, carpets, and embroidery.
Your tour ends at 7 pm with the transfer back to your hotel, or to the train station.
Pick-Up from your hotel in Agra, Agra airport or Agra Cantonment railway station.
Starting Time : To be confirmed (before sunrise).
Duration : 14 Hours Approximately
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