Fatehpur Sikri, the short-lived capital of Emperor Akbar, 40 km west of Agra, was a fortified city but still a fine specimen of Indo-Islamic architecture. Built on a 40-metre-high headland, its rhombus-shaped layout and the architecture of its important structures, the mosque, the three palaces and the gardens are inspired by the Emperor’s interest in the arts and architecture. The grand mosque, the Imperial Palace Complex, and the marble tomb of Salim Chishti are known for their detailing and craftsmanship.
Meet India Tailor Made Executive and transfer to New Delhi Railway Station to board Express Train to Agra. On arrival proceed to visit the famous Taj Mahal, a monument of love created by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is one of the perfect marble built architectural monument in the world. It lies on the bank of the river Yamuna and is constructed completely of white makrana marble, embedded with several precious gems like jade, crystal, turquoise, lapis lazuli, sapphire, coral and diamonds. The breathtakingly beautiful landscape around the Taj Mahal adds to the magic of Mughal architecture. Followed by the visit to Agra Fort, the imposing structure on the banks of the river Yamuna is full of priceless examples of craftsmanship in the Mughal period. It blends the Hindu and central Asian architectural styles very beautifully. Built by Emperor Akbar, the maze of courtyards, mosques and private chambers of the fort, echo the story of the Mughal Empire. Then after visit Fatehpur Sikri an outstanding example of Mughal architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The perfectly preserved red sandstone buildings consist of palaces, courtyards, a life-size chess board, tombs and mosques. Visit the Diwan-e-Khas with its remarkable central pillar. Also unmissable is Panch Mahal, the five-storied structure used the viewing station for the harem. Return to Delhi by train.
Transfers and sightseeing by Air Condition Car as per the itinerary
Entrance fee to the monuments as per the Program. (one visit per monument)
Services of local English speaking tour guide during the sightseeing/excursions
All Entry fee to Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikhri.
Return train ticket to Delhi in the air-conditioned chair car
Bottled Mineral water every day (during drives and sightseeing only)
All applicable & current taxes
Any international or domestic airfares
Train fares other than specified in the what's included section
Airport taxes, visa & passport fees
Extra baggage charges
Early check-in or late checkout
Meals other than specified in the what's included section
Tips & gratuities
Travel & medical insurance
Camera & video permits
Expenses incurred due to flight/train cancellation or delay
Any expense of a personal nature, like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, mini bar, postage etc
Any optional excursion or tour
Entry charges at monuments/forts etc
Any other expense not mentioned in the what's included section