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Same Day Taj Mahal Tour

Duration: 1 Day
Places Covered: Delhi - Agra

Delhi - Agra (203 kms. 4 hrs. 30 min. approx.)
Taj Mahal in Agra is a incredible example of Love from the past Mughal rulers. Taj Mahal is a perfection of architecture in white marble which took 22 years to build by 20,000 skilled artisans who inlaid the white marble edifice with precious and semi precious stones. The Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort which lies across the river Jamuna.

0630 to 1245 hours
Drive to Agra through the Indian country side. Upon arrival pick up guide from the representative office or hotel and later proceed to the Taj Mahal to see the architectural modern day wonder of the world. This monument is built in 1652 by Emperor Shah Jahan.

1300 to 1400 hours
Proceed to Hotel Trident/Howard Park Plaza/Taj View for the buffet lunch.

1400 to 1500 hours
After lunch visit the Agra Fort built in red sandstone with its magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and the beautiful gardens. This is where Emperor Shah Jahan was kept under house arrest by his third son Aurangzeb and spent the last year of his life viewing the Taj Mahal from across the river Jamuna.

1500 to 1530 hours
Visit to a marble factory to see the beautiful inlay of precious and semi precious stones into the marble.

1600 to 1630 hours
Finally before driving back to Delhi, one can make a brief visit to Sikandra the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, a magnificent garden tomb. Return to Delhi around 2130 hours and drop at your hotel.
Bird Watching

Taj Mahal Agra