Taj Mahal Agra Tour from Mumbai
Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage site, is sought to be visited and watched at least once, and that too when a visitor is in India. Taj Mahal Agra Tour from Mumbai is specially designed by India Tour Packages for the corporate visitors. As there are several frequent flights between Mumbai and Delhi, any visitor on India tour can manage two days to visit Taj Mahal, and that too in the dawn hours when Taj Mahal looks stunning. Along with Taj Mahal, Tomb of Akbar in Sikandara and Agra Fort will also be shown.
Taj Mahal Agra Tour from Mumbai: Mumbai - Delhi-Agra - Delhi - Mumbai
Mumbai and Delhi are well connected with flights at regular intervals. You are suggested to board early morning flight Delhi-bound from Mumbai. It takes about 02 hours to reach Delhi from Mumbai by air. On arrival at New Delhi airport, you will be received by the representative of India Tour Packages and driven to Agra, directly from Delhi airport. Agra is approximately 210 kms from Delhi and is traversed by the car in 4 hours.
Agra has been an historic city and is home to three UNESCO World Heritage sites- Agra Fort, Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri (35 kms from Agra). As there is time constraint, you will be visiting these UNESCO World Heritage sites save Fatehpur Sikri. On the way to Agra, have a stop-over at Sikandara to watch mausoleum of Akbar. The architectural monuments, belonging to the reign of Akbar, are specimen of a synthesis of Hindu and Islamic architectural and art forms. But successors of Akbar pursued rigidly the Islamic/ Persian architectural patterns, leaving deliberately the synthesis.
After visiting Sikandara, move for Agra. On arrival at Agra, India Tour Packages representative will receive you and take to Agra hotel for smooth check in. Have lunch, relax a bit and proceed on for visiting Agra Fort. Agra Fort, in early 10th century, used to be a brick-built Rajput fort. Later on Lodhis governed their empire from here. The present red sandstone structure is the contribution of Akbar and many finer buildings within Agra Fort are creations of Shah Jahan.
After visiting Agra Fort, you can explore either local market or enjoy Kalakriti Mohabbat-e-Taj show. In the evening, return to Agra hotel for overnight stay.
The second day of Taj Mahal Agra Tour is specifically scheduled to ensure that you visit Taj Mahal in its most mesmerizing form. Taj Mahal looks most beautiful during dawn-hours (at the time of sun-rise). Taj Mahal Agra Tour guide will collect you from Agra hotel lobby to take you to Taj Mahal. Here, you will enjoy 'tonga' ride up to Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahan in fond memory of his beloved wife Arjumand Bano Begum (Mumtaj Mahal), is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It took about 22 years (1631-1653) to construct Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is built of white marble of Makrana. Taj Mahal Agra Tour guide will explain various aspects of the mausoleum.
After viewing Taj Mahal, come back to Agra hotel. Refresh and have delicious lunch in Agra hotel and proceed for Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, you will be transferred to Delhi airport to board flight for Mumbai.
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