To begin your day trip to Agra, you will be collected from your Delhi hotel. As you travel the 124 miles (204 kilometers) to Agra you will be amazed by the colors and diversity of India displayed in everyday life.
On arrival in Agra, your first stop is the sublimely beautiful Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a testament for his love for his wife Mumtaz Muhal. This World Heritage site is an architectural masterpiece, and the most remarkable legacy of the Mugal Empire that ruled over India for 200 years from the early 16th century. Your guide will enlighten you with stories from the Taj Mahal, tales of love, loss, tragedy and amazing architectural feats.
Continue by road across the Yumuna River to the red sandstone Agra Fort, built by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. Your guide will lead you into the fort's massive walls and through a maze of buildings that form a city within a city. As you explore this magnificent Word Heritage site you will learn of its history and of the golden era of art, literature and architecture in India.
Return to Delhi and to your hotel by road. Please note the journey between Delhi and Agra will take between four and five hours.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The length of the trip can vary depending on the unpredictable traffic conditions, so plese be prepared for a long day.
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