Agra Overnight Tour
This tour package is principally formed for those travelers, who wish to see Taj Mahal and other highlights of Agra city in 02 days without being hurry. Seeing the Taj Mahal with first light of the day is the best way to admire it, which means a lesser amount of people and special morning glow unfolding the exceptional moods of Taj Mahal. To appreciate this, one has to definitely stay overnight in Agra, reaching Agra a day prior and then be at the Taj Mahal at sunrise the next day.
This tour package will give you an inclusive heritage tour of Agra including a deserted city “Fatehpur Sikri” which was once upon a time the capital of Mughal Empire in 16th century at the time of 3rd Mughal Emperor Akbar, around 45 Kms away from Agra.
Highlights: India Gate, Jama Masjid, Humayun Tomb, Bangla Sahib Sikh Temple & Presidential Buidlings.
Be ready with your luggage this morning for your 03 hours/200 kms drive to Agra via Yamuna Expressway in a private AC SUV/Sedan car. Our driver will come to pick you from your desired location anywhere in Delhi, Gurugram or in Noida. Sit back comfortably & admire the attractive landscape.
Arrival in Agra
Upon your arrival in Agra, Our envoy will meet you in hotel and will assist you in check in formalities. He will also introduce you with your Tour Guide & will brief you about the tour. After having lunch & some rest, you will see the sights of Agra.
It is one of the most striking and well conserved fortresses of India. It was erected in 16th & 17th centuries. The structure holds a brief history of not just the Emperor Akbar – The Great but also his grandson Emperor Shah Jahan. In this fort you can witness the grandeur, pomp and opulent of the palaces in red sand stone and white marble. Shah Jahan was captivated by his own son in this fort. Visiting Time: 01:00 – 01:30 Hours
Etimad Ud Daulah
It is a beautiful mausoleum with Char Bagh(four Pattern) Gardens which was erected in 17th century by Empress Nurjahan as a mark of respect to her father Mirza Ghyas Beg, who was the ‘Pillar of the State’ or the Chief Minister in the court of Mughal Emperor Jahangir. It is believed to be the first mausoleum of Mughals, which is exclusively built out of white marble. The exquisite last resting place of Mizra Ghiyas Beg should not be missed.
Visiting Time: 00:30 – 01:00 Hours
There will be an optional stop to see the art of zardozi, heritage artwork use to done by Harem ladies at the time of Mughal Emperors.
Witness the sunset view of Taj Mahal with a mouthful of Indian Masala Chai from the other side of River Yamuna or from Mehtab bagh or The Moon Light Garden.
After seeing few sights of Agra, The Chauffeur will drop you back to your pre booked hotel.
Overnight Stay in Agra.
Set your alarm because this morning you will have leave your bed early to visit the Taj Mahal. The Tour Guide & Chauffeur will pick you from your hotel at a given time recommended by the Tour Guide. Taj Mahal is believed to be the most beautiful example of expressing love by 5th Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, erected in 17th century.
Later come back to the hotel for breakfast and check-out process.
Visiting Time: 01:30 – 03:00 Hours
Note down: Taj Mahal remain closed for tourists on every Friday.
Agra is also famed for its beautiful handmade things & mostly for marble inlay work because of Taj Mahal. There will be an optional stop to see the marble inlay demonstrations done by the direct descendants of those workers who built the Taj Mahal.
Drive to Fatehpur Sikri, 45kms/01 hour
You will be driven to Fatehpur Sikri, which is more or less 45 kms/01 hour from Agra. Sit back at ease & admire the attractive landscape. Fatehpur Sikri was erected by 3rd Mughal Emperor Akbar in 16th century as a capital city to celebrate his victory over Gujarat. It is also famed as an Abandoned or The Ghost City of Akbar. This is where Mughal Emperor Akbar held his court surrounded by his nine gems or Navratnas & this is also where the 4th Mughal Emperor Jahangir was born because of the prayers & blessings of Sufi Mystic Sheikh Salim Chishti.
Visiting Time: 01:30 – 02:00 Hours
Driven Back to Delhi
After seeing the sights in Agra for 02 days, witnessing the monument of love -The Taj Mahal at Dawn & dusk, seeing the grandeur of the palaces of Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri & tasting some delicious food of Agra, Our Chauffeur will drive back towards Delhi by AC Sedan/SUV Car.
Departure at Airport / Drop to Hotel
After reaching Delhi, Chauffeur will drop you at your pre-booked Hotel or at Airport for your onwards journey or fly back to your sweet home.
What is the Cancellation Policy?
You can cancel this tour up-to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
Does Train ride includes Economy Coach or Executive Coach?
Both options are available for the train ride. When you will book the tour you can upgrade to Executive Coach.
Can i book this tour in advance?
Yes, you can book this tour in advance, you can select pay on arrival as a payment mode to reserve this tour in advance.
What are the Payment methods?
You can Pay via PayPal, Credit Card and also in Cash on Arrival.
What is the Pick-Up Location and Drop-Off Location?
You have to mention your pick-up location when you book the tour. Pick-Up and Drop-off available at Delhi Airport, Any hotel in Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon or nearby area.