Full Tour Itinerary
Delhi– Mathura – Agra – Delhi
After morning breakfast proceed to Mathura. This drive in a private luxury car would take 3 hours. On your arrival in Mathura our excellent driver is taking you to some important temples dedicated to Lord Krishna. Mathura is a very religious city for Hindus and it is a Herculean task to trace its origin. In the city you can visit Lord Krishna`s Birthplace, Dwarkadheesh Temple, Vishram Ghat. From Mathura there is a drive for one and half hour to Agra city.
On your arrival in Agra our representative comes to greet and garland you and introduce to you with your excellent tour guide. Trip starts with the visit of Taj Mahal– a marvel in marble and one of the great wonder The Taj Mahal is the Supreme expression of love of a man for his consort. This UNESCO protected monument took 22 years time in completion by 20000 deft handed artisans day and night toil. It incurred 20 million rupees expenditure in that time while gold was only 15 rupees for 12 grams. Emperor Shahjahan who was very aesthetic at heart popularly known as engineer emperor was himself involved in the construction process of this great project. He invited the architects from all over the world.
He erected this epitome of love on the bank of river Yamuna and laid out beautiful gardens on the theme of paradise garden. The interiors of Taj are richly ornate with semiprecious stares inlaid in the white marble.After the visit of Taj Mahal is over you can visit a marble factory where you can see exactly how the inlaid work at the Taj was done. You can have a feeling how time consuming this job is and how much patience it needs. Afterward you are going to have sightseeing of Agra Fort-another UNESCO protected monument. This great citadel was once the centre of Mughal empire. Emperor Akbar commenced the work on the remains of a mud fortress erstwhile known as Badalgarh Agra Fort encompassesDeevan-i-Am,Deevan-i-Khas,Khas Mahal ,Angoori Bagh, Jahangiri Mahal and many other notable structures.
Many pavilions of this fort are overlooking the Taj Mahal and river Yamuna. Jasmine tower in this fort is the place where Shahjahan was captivated by his own third son Aurengzeb for power and he died overlooking the Taj dreaming of his beloved. Now is the time for you to explore the local arts of Agra city. If time permits you stroll in a local Bazaar. After the tour ends. We take you back using the same car. This time you drive through a express highway taking 2½ hours back to Delhi.