Agra Tourist / Sightseeing Attractions
Visit various tourist attractions during Delhi Agra Weekend Tour and grab countless memories visiting the attractions in Agra.
Taj Mahal: Built by Shah Jahan for his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, Taj Mahal is the crowing glory of Agra and of India on a large. More than 20,000 laborers were employed to construct Taj Mahal for about 20 years starting from 1632. Counted among the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is the ultimate realization of Emperor Shah Jahan’s dream. Let the elegant architecture and charm of Taj Mahal enchant you during Delhi Agra Weekend Tour.
Agra Fort: Made up of red stone, Agra Fort is another famous monument in Agra. Initial construction of Agra Fort was started by Akbar in 1565. Flattened on the east with a long wall facing the river, Agra Fort is of crescent shape. It’s interesting to know that the layout of the fort was determined by the course of the river. The fort has a perimeter of 2.4 km with a most of 9 m wide and 10 m deep surrounds the outer wall of the fort. Explore the fort during Delhi Agra Weekend Tour on your own.
Sikandra Fort: Sikandra Fort is situated only 13 km from Agra Fort. It is known as the resting place of the great Mughal emperor Akbar. In the Sikandra Fort, you will see Akbar’s carved red sandstone tomb amidst a lush green garden. According to people, Akbar himself chose this site for his tomb. It was Akbar’s son Jahangir who later completed the construction of the tomb in 1613.
Fatehpur Sikri: Get an insight in to the past with a visit to the royal city of Fatehpur Sikri. Akbar built this new capital when the prophecy of the birth of a male royal heir came true. Fatehpur Sikri houses a number of gateways and majestic palaces all built in red sandstone. Don’t forget to visit Fatehpur Sikri during your Delhi Agra Weekend Tour.
Excursions from Agra
There are a number of excursions to choose from during Delhi - Agra weekend tour. Mathura is located at a distance of about 50 km, Bharatpur is situated at a distance of about 62 km and National Chambal Safari is at a distance of about 86 km. Rest assure of having a gala time going on excursions to these places during Delhi Agra Weekend Tour.
Day 1: Arrive at New Delhi - On arrival at Delhi airport, you are met and greeted by our representative. From there, drive to Agra. It’s 210
kms away, roughly a 4 hours drive. On arrival check-in at the hotel and spend the evening at leisure. Later, return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Agra - After breakfast at hotel this morning, visit the Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal, the architectural modern day wonder of the world, is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles and is one of the wonders of the modern world. The tour continues with a visit to the Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort, which lies, across the river Jamuna. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Departure from Agra - After breakfast, check-out from your hotel and get transferred to Delhi airport or railway station for your onward journey.