Pickup at 4am from your Hotel or Anywhere in Kolkata and Transfer to Kolkata Airport Flight to Delhi and Flight depart around 6am for Delhi.
Around 9am Arrive at Delhi Airport and your 3-hrs drive to Agra via Yamuna Express Highway.
Reach Agra and we visit the magnificent Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays), a UNESCO World Heritage Site one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men labored for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan’s beloved wife. It’s a wealth of white marble and semi-precious stone – « undoubtedly the highlight of the tour ».
Lunch Break, Lunch will be provided at the best Local Restaurant (own expense)
Next, we enjoy tour of the imposing Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this powerful fortress of red sandstone encompasses, within its 2.5-km-long enclosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many fairy-tale palaces, such as the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan; audience halls, such as the Diwan-i-Khas; and two very beautiful mosques.
If Time permit, we enjoy shopping in Agra is known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and soft stone 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, jewelry and embroidery work.
At the end of your Agra tour, you will be transferred back to Delhi airport to return flight back to Kolkata.
Arrive in Kolkata, you will be picked up from the airport and will be dropped off to your hotel or anywhere in Kolkata.