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Day 01 : Delhi / Agra (203 kms. 4 hrs. 30 min.)
Agra is famous all over the world as the city of immortal Taj Mahal, standing on the banks of river Yamuna. The Taj Mahal a poem in white marble which took 22 years to build by 20,000 skilled artisans who inlaid the white marble edifice with precious and semi precious stones. 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.
 
Day 01 : 0630 to 1245 Hours
Drive to Agra. Upon arrival proceed to the Taj Mahal to see the one of the wonders of the world, it was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1560 A.D. as a memorial to his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal.
 
Day 01 : 1300 to 1400 Hours
Proceed to Hotel in Agra where a sumptuous buffet lunch awaits you.
 
Day 01 : 1400 to 1500 Hours
After lunch visit the Agra Fort built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D., this huge fort is made of red sandstone and houses Pearl Mosque and many other noteworthy structures. There are many fascinating buildings within the massive walls. The fort is on the banks of river Yamuna and the Amar Singh Gate to the south is the only entry point.
 
Day 01 : 1500 to 1530 Hours
to a marble factory to see the beautiful inlay of precious and semi precious stones into the marble.
 
Day 01 : 1600 to 1630 Hours
Finally before driving back to Delhi, one can make a brief visit to Sikandra the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, a magnificent garden tomb. Return to Delhi around 2130 hours stopping midway for refreshments.
 
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