(203 kms/4 hrs. drive)
Agra – once the seat of Mughal rulers. Their passion for building endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world – The Taj Mahal, a poem in white marble which took 22 years to built 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 little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort which lies across the river Jamuna.
- Pick-up from hotel and drive to Agra.
- Proceed to Taj Mahal – the finest example of the fusion of many architectural styles and is one of the wonders of the modern world built in 1652 by Emperor Shah Jahan.
- Continue sightseeing and visit Agra Fort – A red sandstone fort stands on the bank of River Yamuna built by Emperor Akbar in 1566. Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son and spent his last eight years languishing in Agra Fort, but he was able to gaze out at the tomb of his wife. visit Pearl Mosque, the hall of public and private audience.
- drive back to Delhi and drop at your Hotel.
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