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Tour India and travel from Delhi to Agra. Visit the Taj Mahal and Agra’s Red Fort, taste Indian cuisine and explore the city of Delhi.

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Tour from Delhi to Agra and see the Taj Mahal

Journey to India’s famous Taj Mahal, a majestic monument to love. Built by a Mughal emperor as tribute to his late wife, this incredible structure continually astounds visitors with its inspiring architecture and remains one of the worlds finest examples of Muslim art. Beginning in Delhi, journey to Agra to see this iconic sight, enjoying plenty of sightseeing along the way. Watch the sun rise over the ‘Taj’ before taking a trip to the magnificent red sandstone Red Fort. Experience the expansive deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri and the tomb of Akbar the Great in Sikandra. Returning to Delhi, sample spicy curries, bargain at the markets and interact with locals to get a feel for the unforgettable culture, colour and character of India.

  • Experience the ghost town chills of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Explore Delhi’s Old Town
  • Encounter the beauty of the Taj Mahal
  • Admire Agra’s Red Fort
  • See the diverse designs of the Jama Masjid mosque

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    New Delhi, India
  • Finish:

    New Delhi, India
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 5
  • Meals:

    2 breakfasts, 0 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Private vehicle
  • Carbon emissions offset:

    68kg pp per trip
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Day 1 Delhi/Agra

Dive into the colour and chaos of Old Delhi on a guided tour. Wander through markets, explore temples and visit historical sites. Almost everything is for sale in the backstreets of the city, from wedding paraphernalia to fireworks. In the afternoon travel to Agra in a private air-conditioned vehicle.

Day 2 Taj Mahal/Agra

Watch as the morning light plays over the Taj Mahal, changing the marble from dusky purple to pale blue to gold-white. Worked on by over 20,000 builders and artisans, this awesome structure is testament to the Emperor Shah Jahan's love for his second wife, Mumtaz. Discover Agra's other impressive monument, the Red Fort, an imperial Mughal city that houses a palace, mosque and harem quarters within its 2.5 kilometre long walls.

Day 3 Delhi

Visit Sikandra to visit the Mughal Emperor Akbar's tomb before heading back to Delhi where this excursion concludes.
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