Delhi - Agra itinerary
Day 1 Delhi pick up to hotel later Delhi sightseeing
On reaching Delhi, you will be picked up from railway station or airport and spend the first half of the day leisurely. Take lunch and prepare for nearby sightseeing. Enjoy a leisure stroll to feel the British Rajs impression in the city planning and the colours of the country’s capital. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 Old and New Delhi full day sightseeing
After breakfast, visit to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, which is a widely popular religious spot for the Sikhs. Built during the time of eighth Sikh Guru, it stands as one of the most popular tourists sights.
Next is Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India and is one of the finest works of Shah Jahan. The fortified monument of Red Fort is this Mughal Emperor's creation too and the light and sound show gives a glimpse of the history. Chandani Chowk is where you can find the essence of Old Delhi. Walk through the age-old allies and also indulge in easy shopping.
In New Delhi, the first thing to see is the Humayun Tomb which is another example of the 16th century Mughal era work. At the heart of the city is India Gate which is an "Arc-de-Triomphe" which has engraved the names of the 70,000 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in the World War I. Here, you can also see the Imperial Style political buildings. The five storey victory tower, Qutab Minar was built by Qutubuddin Aibak in the 12th Century and is 72.5mts high Afghan architecture.
Overnight stay at Delhi hotel.
Day 3 Delhi to Agra sightseeing
After breakfast, drive down to Agra, one of the most visited cities of India. The first stop is Fatehpur Sikri which was built during the Mughal era. This red sandstone structure was once the capital during the reign of Akbar. Buland Darwaja is one of its most prominent structures.
The Taj Mahal displays the unparallel beauty of white marble and excellence of the Mughal era architetcure. The Taj campus would take about four to five hours to stroll around.
Agra Fort is the last stop which is also a celebrate structure built during the reign of Mughal emperor Akbar. . Amazingly scientific and outlandishly design of the fort would leave anyone awestruck. The far view of Taj Mahal from the fort creates the anticipation even more.
Overnight stay at Agra.
Day 4 Agra to Delhi and drop airport
After breakfast, leave the hotel and drive to Delhi. You will be transferred to your respective hotels or airport/railway stations.