See The Taj Mahal Tour
Places : Delhi - Agra
Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days
Most tourists imagine India tour with a visit to Taj Mahal. Inexplicably
the icon of India, this famous mausoleum is the crown of architectural
wealth the country is known for. See the Taj Mahal is one such itinerary
allowing tourists to discover the Mughal remnants of Agra. With Taj Mahal,
tourists get to see the other important Mughal structures in the form of
Sikandra, the tomb of Akbar the Great, Agra Fort, Itmad Ud Daulah and
Fatehpur Sikri during this heritage itinerary. Four world heritage sites
are included in this tour to make this experience truly worthwhile for
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi, meet India Budget Tours representative who will
assist the transfer to the pre-booked hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02 - Explore Delhi
After a fortifying breakfast at the hotel; begin a full day Delhi city
tour. First visit the old section of the city, via visiting citys
architectural showpiece, the Red Fort. Built by fifth Mughal Emperor Shah
Jahan, this is the most opulent fort of the Mughal Empire, commemorating
the shifting of capital from Agra to Delhi in the seventeenth century. The
forts Lahore Gate faces the bustling Chandni Chowk, the old bustling
market of the old city. After rickshaw ride to the Chandni Chowk, visit
Raj Ghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, laid out at his cremation site.
After lunch, continue the tour through New Delhi, designed and built by
Sir Edward Lutyens as an "Imperial City." Begin the drive past
through Delhi's main avenue, the Rajpath, and see the India Gate and the
imposing Presidential Palace or Rashtrapati Bhawan before stopping to
visit Qutab Minar and Emperor Humayun's Tomb. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 03 - Free Day in Delhi
Now that you know Delhi city and its heritage, a free day is scheduled in
Delhi for your delights in the capital of India. You can explore the city
on your own or choose from multifarious options available in Delhi.
Overnight in Delhi.
Day 04 - Delhi - Agra & the Taj Mahal
the Day when you will be seeing the Taj Mahal via a drive to Agra in the
morning. Enroute visit Sikandra, the tomb of Akbar the Great. Upon arrival
in Agra; transfer to the hotel. Later live the moment of glory as you see
the Taj Mahal and experience the emotion of eternal love, architectural
brilliance and monumental grandeur, all summed up in the form of this
legendary architectural icon. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his
beloved wife, Arjumand Al Bano or Mumtaz Mahal, this is one of the most
visited attractions in India. Also visit Red Fort and Itmad-ud-Daulah,
other Mughal attractions of the city Agra. Overnight in Agra, (Taj
Mahal is closed on all Fridays).
Day 05 - Agra - Delhi
Morning is free for leisure. Morning Excursion tour of Fatehpur Sikri (37
km), a cherished and preserved Mughal icon of sixteenth century. Built by
Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of
water, this city is one of the finest Mughal specimens in India. Built in
red sandstone, this sprawling city is built over a huge area. See the
graceful buildings including Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch
Mahal, Diwan E Khaas, Pachisi Mahal & other places. Later drive to
Delhi (approx 203 km / 4 hrs. drive). On arrival, transfer to the hotel
for overnight stay.
Day 06 - Leave Delhi
Transfer to the Delhi airport by car to board connecting flight back home
as you reminisce the fantastic experience of See the Taj Mahal tour.
Contact us for hotels details/options covered in this tour
Land Cost (on twin sharing basis - minimum 2 persons travelling
|Valid till Sept 2018
* Please request for rate for the period X'Mas - New Year Period
||Land Cost Excludes
- Room on twin sharing basis at each place as per itinerary for
total 05 nights. Hotel check in / out 12:00 hrs.
- Daily buffet breakfast at hotel.
- Aircon Standard Car (Tata Indigo) for all transfer and
sightseeing as per the itinerary.
- English speaking guide at each place as per the itinerary at the
time of sightseeing only.
- Govt. Service Tax @ 4.5 %
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any air fare
- Airport Tax
- No transport on day 3 is considered, please advise if needed
- Any Monument entrance fee (to be paid directly at the monuments).
Please find below list.
Monument Entry Fee List (per person per visit in INR)
|Qutab Minar - 250
Red Fort - 250
Humayun Tomb - 250
|Taj Mahal (Mon closed)- 750
AgAgra Fort - 300
Fatehpur Sikri - 260
Itmad-Ud-Daula - 110
Hotel used will be as under or equivalent category
||Tulip Inn West Delhi Hari Nagar /
Mahagun Sarovar Portico
||Hotel Amar / Ganga Rattan
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