Tour Program goes as under:
Our company representative will greet & meet you at the hotel/airport. He will brief you about your tour and will provide you your travel documents. He will ensure that your luggages are loaded in the car. You will then proceed to your fascinating trip to Agra – Land famous for symbol of LOVE called Taj Mahal.
Arrive Agra and check in at the hotel. Later visit to Itmad-ud-daulah. The mausoleum was constructed between 1622 and 1628 by Nūr Jahān, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mirzā Ghiyās Beg, who had been given the title of I’timād-ud-Daulah (pillar of the state). It resembles the tomb she constructed for her husband, Jahangir, near Lahore in Pakistan. Also see the magnificent Agra Fort located at the right bank of Yamuna River. It was built by Emperor Akbar from 1565 to 1573. His grandson Shahjahan also made some additions to it.
Agra is also well known for its marvelous marble inlay work like the Pietra Dura work on the Taj incorporating precious and semi-precious stones, pietra dura items, leather products, handicrafts and jewellery. In the evening, you will have time to visit marble inlay workshops. They will demonstrate on how they make those marble cuts. Then they will show you their finished products & incredible works of art. You may collect wonders of same inlay work for your interiors.
OPTIONAL: In the evening you may watch “Mohabbat the Taj” a cultural show at Kalakriti Cultural & Convention Centre in Agra.
Stay overnight at your booked hotel.
Caution:Taj Mahal closed on Fridays.
Early morning enjoy sunrise with fabulous and world famous Taj Mahal which is one of the seven wonders of world. It was built by Shahjahan for his beloved wife. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632 and was completed in 1653.
Return to the hotel. Enjoy breakfast at the Hotel’s restaurant. Check out from the hotel with your luggages loaded in the car. Now, proceed to Jaipur .(approx. 250 Kms/ 05 Hrs drive). Enroute make a stop at Fatehpur Sikri, built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, to honour Saint Salim Chisti who forecasted the birth of 3 sons to Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri- planned as the capital of the Mughal Empire, was later abandoned after a time span of 15 years due to the paucity of water.
The whole complex is made up of red sand stone in Indian and Persian style which consists of Diwan-i-Aam (Hall of Public audience), Diwan – i – Khas(Hall of Private audience, Panch mahal- Five storeyed building & other Palaces still reflects the unique architectural influences with original glory.
Later proceed to Delhi & transfer to the International Airport to enboard flight for onwards destination.
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