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Our company representative will greet & meet you at the hotel/airport. He will brief you about your tour and will provide you your travel documents. He will ensure that your luggages are loaded in the car. You will then proceed to your fascinating trip to Agra – Land famous for symbol of LOVE called Taj Mahal.
Arrive Agra and check in at the hotel. Later visit to Itmad-ud-daulah. The mausoleum was constructed between 1622 and 1628 by Nūr Jahān, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mirzā Ghiyās Beg, who had been given the title of Itimad-ud-Daulah (pillar of the state). It resembles the tomb she constructed for her husband, Jahangir, near Lahore in Pakistan. Also see the magnificent Agra Fort located at the right bank of Yamuna River. It was built by Emperor Akbar from 1565 to 1573. His grandson Shahjahan also made some additions to it.
Agra is also well known for its marvelous marble inlay work like the Pietra Dura work on the Taj incorporating precious and semi-precious stones, pietra dura items, leather products, handicrafts and jewellery. In the evening, you will have time to visit marble inlay workshops. They will demonstrate on how they make those marble cuts. Then they will show you their finished products & incredible works of art. You may collect wonders of same inlay work for your interiors.
OPTIONAL: In the evening you may watch “Mohabbat the Taj” a cultural show at Kalakriti Cultural & Convention Centre in Agra.
Overnight stay at your booked hotel.
Caution: Taj Mahal closed on Fridays.
Early morning enjoy sunrise with fabulous and world famous Taj Mahal which is one of the seven wonders of world. It was built by Shahjahan for his beloved wife. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632 and was completed in 1653.
Return to the hotel. Enjoy breakfast at the Hotel’s restaurant. Check out from the hotel with your luggages loaded in the car.
Now proceed to Bharatpur. get a chance to visit Keoladeo Ghana National Park – a unique bird sanctuary and registered as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you may ride through the park by a leisurely bicycle rickshaw. This is a paradise for the avian world. It is known as the best duck shooting resort during the British Empire and was declared as a reserve for birds in 1956 and later upgraded to a National Park. It houses more than 400 species of birds.
OPTIONAL: If you are staying a night in Delhi and do not have to take a flight for onwards destination.
Take another stopover at Deeg. It is a good place to visit while visiting Bharatpur. Deeg Palace was built in the mid 18th century by Raja Suraj Mal, the king of Bharatpur. It’s one of the must visits places for it’s grand palace, which holds a lot of historical importance. Architecturally, Deeg Palace is a combination of Rajput and Mughal styles and is mainly represented by the mansions called the Bhawans popularly known as Gopal Bhawan, Suraj Bhawan, Kishan Bhawan, Nand Bhawan, Keshav Bhawan, Hardev Bhawan. The striking features of these palaces are balanced outlines, fine proportions, commodious halls, attractive and logically disposed arcades, alluring greenery, charming tanks and canals with fountains.A large number of fountains add to the splendour of the palace. It’s said that the Maharaja liked to make his evenings extra colourful by using multicoloured water in these fountains.
Later proceed to Delhi & transfer to the Hotel / International Airport to enboard flight for onwards destination.
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Excellent overnight trip to Taj - Mahal. Good & knowledgeable guide in Agra who treated us as a royal customer. Evening enjoy the Mohabbate the Taj Live show at Kalakriti Auditorium. Also great experience with the Coach driver who caring us like a Santa Claus have answer all of our question.
Delhi - Agra highway was very foggy but our driver was excellent know how to drive in this situation. When we reached Agra, our guide had given answer all of our questions. He was most knowledgeable guide in our trip to India. Overall fog didn't affect our Taj mahal trip. We had a wonderful trip.
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We have visited India for the first time in January/February 2013. Great Indian Vacation people have arranged all the thing efficiently and made my journey memorable.
We express our extreme pleasure with the service provided by Great Indian Vacation specially for Mr Singh during our recent visit to India. From the moment we arrived in India,we were treated like royalty. Mr Singh took tremendous personal care of us throughout our tour.