Experience the spectacular view of the Taj Mahal at both sunrise and sunset on this 2-day tour from New Delhi. Visit the city of Agra and enjoy the beauty of the Taj Mahal, explore the magnificent Fatehpur Sikri, and visit a marble inlay workshop.
What to Expect
This 2-day tour from New Delhi takes you on a discovery of the beautiful Taj Mahal, where you can enjoy the views at sunrise and sunset. You will also visit Fatehpur Sikri, a magnificent monument about 43 kilometers from Agra. You will be accompanied by a driver and an English-speaking guide will always be available to explain the history of the monuments as you visit them.
You will be picked up from New Delhi and driven to Agra, where you can enjoy the interesting scenery along the way. In Agra you get to see the Taj Mahal twice – once at sunset on the first evening and once at sunrise in the early morning the next day. You will also have the chance to explore the Agra Fort, Sikandara, and the Itmad ud Daulah tomb, also known as the baby Taj.
Day 1: New Delhi – Agra
8:00: You will be picked up anywhere in Delhi and driven to Agra.
11:30: Check-in to the hotel. The guide will join you at the hotel.
12:00-13:00: Visit Sikandra (tomb of the mighty Akbar).
13:00-14:00: Visit Itmad ud Daulah's tomb (also called Baby Taj).
14:00-15:00: The driver will take you to a restaurant of your choice for lunch. You have the option of booking a buffet lunch at the ITC Sheraton, a 5 Star hotel, at an additional cost.
15:00-16:00: Visit Agra Fort.
16.30-18.30: Visit Mahtab Garden and view the Taj Mahal at sunset.
18.30-20:00: Visit a marble inlay workshop demonstrating the same fine workmanship that went in building the Taj Mahal and its delicate motifs, plus a carpet-making workshop.
20:00-21:00: The driver will drop you back at your hotel for dinner.
Day 2: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – New Delhi
6:00: The driver will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the Taj Mahal.
6:20-8:30: Visit the Taj Mahal with your English-speaking guide at sunrise.
8:30: Return back to the hotel for the breakfast.
10:30: Check-out after breakfast. Proceed to Fatehpur Sikri, 40 kilometers from Agra. Visit the many attractions, including the palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan, the palace of the Christian wife Miriam, Karawan Seraj and Hiran Minar, Diwan-i-khas, Diwan-i-Am, and Jama Masjid.
14:00: Return to Agra to have lunch.
15:00: After lunch proceed to Delhi.
- Air-conditioned car, driver, and fuel costs
- All toll charges, parking, and taxes
- 1 night hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis
- 1 daily Breakfast
- Sightseeing by car
- English-speaking guide in Agra
- Car with driver for local Agra visit
What's Not Included
- Monument/parks/sanctuary entrance tickets
- Elephant/camel ride cost
- Any meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary
Know Before You Go
The hotels and services as mentioned in the itinerary are subject to confirmation.
Rates can be different during Christmas holidays, trade fairs, exhibitions, and special events. A surcharge may be levied.
Your hotel stay is in Grand Imperial, a heritage property with about 33 odd rooms, swimming pool. During this season or during wedding events/conferences this can get filled fast, and if this happens, then we shall arrange your stay in a four-star hotel wherever we are able to find the room.
Optional: Buffet Lunch at a 5 Star Hotel (ITC Sheraton, Agra) Rs. 1200/- per person can be arranged. Inform in advance.