1 Day Culture tour itinerary for Agra & New Delhi: Sightsee Famous Mughal-Era Buildings
Agra, New Delhi
Marvel at the Taj Mahal, one of the most famous tourist destinations of India during this guided tour. Also, make stops at the Sikandra Fort and the historical Agra Fort. Learn about how these historic landmarks were built.
06.00 am: Pick up you from your hotel in Delhi only. Drive to Agra by car. (210 Kms, 3 Hrs Drive)
09.00 am: Visit Sikandra Fort. Sikandra Fort is one of the famous Mughal Era building in Agra and most visited tourist place of Agra. Sikandra fort is also known as mausoleum of Akbar. Fort of Sikandra has the blending of Islamic, Jain, Hindu and Christian theme. Fort of Sikandra is named after the ruler of Delhi Sikandar Lodhi, which was the ruler of Delhi in the year 1488 to 1517. Fort of Sikandra was built by Akbar. After the death of Akbar, it is continued by Akbar's son Jahangir. This fort is located about at a distance of 10 km from the city centre.
11.00 am: Explore Agra/Red Fort. Agra Fort is located in the Agra city on the bank of river Yamuna. Red Fort is listed in Unesco World Heritage site. Agra Fort is one of the famous Mughal era building which made by Emperor Akbar. Akbar who the Mughal ruler in the about 1565 A.D. Agra Fort’s walls are made of sandstone and the fort has only four gates. There are some of the most famous places in the fort is Khas Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Masjid. Visit Agra and get shopping in Meena Bazaar and others.
01.00 pm: Take lunch.
02.00 pm: Transfer to Visit Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is one of the most wonderful tourist destination in India and famous for its beauty. The Taj Mahal is one of seven wonders of the world and situated on the bank of river Yamuna. Taj Mahal made of pure white marble. Taj Mahal is located in Agra in the state Uttar Pradesh. It was built by Shah Jahan in the year 1652 in memory of his wife Mumtaj Begam. Taj Mahal was listed in Unesco World Heritage Sites in the year 1983.
05.00 pm: Transfer to Delhi by road.
08.00 pm: Drop at Delhi Airport/Railway Station.
Luxury small sedan car.
Cold water bottle.
English speaking (Indian) guide.
Monuments entrances fees.
Taj Mahal is closed on Friday.
Taj Mahal, one of the most famous tourist destinations in Uttar Pradesh and India. The famous depiction of Mount Meru at Jambudweep (mythological), in Uttar Pradesh. Situated in the northern part of India, bordering with the capital of India New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh has the Taj Mahal, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
Agra, New Delhi
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