6am – Pick up from your Hotel in Agra (If you are already staying in Agra)
8:10am – Upon arrival at Agra Cantt Railway Station (AGC) you will be met by our representative at the main Exit gate, he will be holding your name signage. After warm welcome board your private Vehicle and leave for refreshment at a 4 star Hotel where you can use the hotel wash rooms to get yourself refreshed before you start your day. Also meet your tour guide in the hotel lobby. Adventure Begins with tour of world famous – Taj Mahal (A Unesco World Heritage Site). (Taj Mahal remain closed on every Friday).
11am – Visit – The Imposing Agra Fort (A Unesco World Heritage Site), Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, this huge fort is made of red sandstone. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire.
1pm – Lunch Break, Lunch will be provided at one of the finest Local AC Restaurant.
2pm – Leave for Excursion to Fatehpur Sikri (A Unesco World Heritage Site) is 01 Hrs drive from Agra. It has been described as “the world’s most perfectly preserved ghost town”. Built by Akbar in the late 16th century, it was abandoned after only 14 years, and the elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day.
6pm – You may wish to enjoy shopping in Agra is known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and softstone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work. Agra’s major handicraft products besides inlay work are: leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewellery and embroidery work.
8pm – After a memorable day, transfer to the Agra Cantt Railway Station (AGC) or drop to your hotel in Agra.
Taj Mahal with Shopping Day Tour in Agra package ends here !