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Extension To Agra

01 Nights / 02 Days

A true testament to the symbol of love, the Taj Mahal stands along banks of the Yamuna, mirroring the cosmic rhythm of the sun and moon. While it does indeed hold the proud honor of being one of the most extraordinary architectural feats known to mankind, it is not the only monumental achievement of the illustrious Mughal Empire that lay a stronghold in India for centuries.

Agra Fort and the city of Fatehpur Sikri nearby are signs of a kingdom that evokes fables of folklore and teleports you to time where a dynasty embraced a creole of Indo-Islamic cultures. An extension to Agra, through this city of emperors is guaranteed to enchant its visitors in a spell of awe and wonder. You can combine this extension to Agra tour with a tiger safari in India to some of the best national parks in the country.

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Outline Itinerary

Extension To Agra

❯ Day 01 : New Delhi – Agra (by road, 220 Kms/4 hrs drive)

❯ Day 02 : Agra – New Delhi – Fly back home (by road, 220 Kms/4 hrs drive)

Trip Highlights

➤ Experience the beauty of the sun kissed marbled mausoleum at sunrise while on an extension to Agra Tour.

➤ Witness the architectural grandeur of Agra Fort and navigate the countless stories that are preserved within its walls.

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Detailed Itinerary for Extension To Agra

Day 1 : New Delhi – Agra (by road, 220 Kms/4 hrs drive)

After breakfast drive to Agra for 220 Kms, 4-hour drive. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. Check – into the hotel and freshen up

Later, proceed to visit the red sandstone AGRA FORT which stands like a crescent on the banks of Yamuna River, enclosed by forbidding 20-meter high walls with a 12- meter moat between them. Three successive Mughal emperors – Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jehan – helped create this architectural feat which contains Hindu and Muslim architecture.

Overnight at the hotel in Agra.

Accommodation: Taj View Agra or similar

Day 2 : Agra – New Delhi – Fly back home (by road, 220 Kms/4 hrs drive)

At Sunrise, head out to visit the famous white marble mausoleum, The Taj Mahal, which was built in the middle of the 17th century by the Moghul emperor Shah Jehan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Completed in 1652, skilled craftsmen from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy and some 20,000 laborers worked extensively for 17 years to build this edifice.

After relaxed breakfast check – out from hotel. [The Taj is closed on Friday].

Later drive to New Delhi for 220 Kms, 4-hour drive. On arrival, transfer to New Delhi International airport to board a flight back home or toward an onward destination.

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Faqs

Extension To Agra

The best time to visit Agra is in Spril Between the months of February and March.
Yes you can. The Taj Mahal is a mere 06 hours from Corbett National Park and Ranthambore National Park each. A tiger safari in either of these parks is a feasible option.
Every Friday the Taj Mahal is closed and only accessible in the afternoon for Muslims to attend prayers.
Yes, you will be accompanied by English speaking guides through all city/tiger safari tours/birding tours.

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