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Taj Mahal Day Trip with Fatehpur Sikri From Delhi

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New Delhi, India
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icon12 to 14 hours  (Approx.)
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Overview

Travel to Agra from Delhi on a full-day private tour that takes in 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Learn about the history of India and the Mughal Empire while visiting the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri with your private guide. Includes lunch, transportation by private vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Delhi.
  • Private full-day Agra tour, from Delhi
  • Visit one of India's top sites: the Taj Mahal in Agra
  • Explore inside the fortified walls of the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri
  • Hear stories about the Mughal emperors who commissioned the construction of Agra's most famous monuments
  • Includes lunch, private driver, local guide, and hotel pickup and drop-off
In the early morning your private driver picks you up at your Delhi hotel and transfers you on to Agra, a trip that takes about four hours.

Stop first at the Taj Mahal and hear about the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal for his beloved wife. Next, visit the massive Agra Fort, which combines Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. Your guide shows you the maze of courtyards, private chambers, and mosques that lie within the fort's walls and convey the story of the Mughal Empire. 

Take a break for a lunch of Indian fare before driving one hour out of the city to Fatehpur Sikri. Have 90 minutes to discover the elegant buildings within the well-preserved city, which was constructed at the height of Mughal Empire’s power. 

Your tour ends with drop-off in the eveing at your hotel in Delhi.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Taj Mahal
the Taj Mahal, celebrated for its architectural magnificence and aesthetic beauty. Emperor Shah Jahan built this exquisite white marble mausoleum for his favourite queen Mumtaz Mahal. The monument was commissioned in 1631 and took 20,000 artisans, 22 years to complete. Witness the dramatic interplay of light as the sun rises and casts its golden rays over the pearl white tomb, recreating the magic of the Taj.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Agra Fort
the Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture and stronghold of the Mughal Empire under successive generations. Shah Jahan, the creater of Taj, spent the last years of his life time imprisonment awarded by his son Aurangzeb, here. It was built in the late 1560`s by their predecessor, Akbar, with later embellishments by Jahangir, his son, and Shah Jahan, his grandson.
Duration: 1 hour 
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Fatehpur Sikri
Fatehpur Sikri. Located 37 km from Agra, Fatehpur Sikri was built by Mughal emperor Akbar in 1571 in honour of the Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Chisti. It was the Mughal capital for 14 years after which it was abandoned due to paucity of water. Made of red sandstone and combines influences from both Hindu and Mughal architecture.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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My family had a great time on this day...
Susan J
, Jul 2016
My family had a great time on this day trip. Everything went smoothly and the Akbran Tour group made sure we had everything we needed. All the people were helpful including the office staff, driver, and tour guide. Even the owner came out to greet us in Agra. We recommend this tour highly.

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