Duration : 1 Day
Destinations : Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, Local bazaars
Description : In the Agra local sightseeing tour, you get to visit not only the key tourist places in Agra such as the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah you also do some mind-blowing shopping in the local bazaars of Agra. The tour is affordable and convenient. Once you are in Agra the tour guide will take you to all the key places. Make sure that you have your mask on at all tourist sites and follow proper social distancing norms.
Note: This itinerary of the Agra Local Sightseeing Tour can be adjusted as per the need and travel concerns of the tourist.
Our Agra Taxi driver will pick you from the hotel and you will leave for Agra in a private vehicle. Yamuna Expressway links Delhi to Agra and you will reach Agra in about 3 hours. Once you are in Agra you will be taken to a good hotel that is close to the Taj Mahal. You will get fresh breakfast there and meet your tourist guide. After a quick breakfast, you will proceed to see the beautiful Taj Mahal that is the prime draw of Agra.
Agra local sightseeing begins with a visit to the Taj Mahal. This splendidly beautiful mausoleum is built on the banks of the Yamuna River. It was built by Mughal ruler Shahjahan in memory of his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal. Mumtaz died during the process of childbirth. The unmatched beauty, along with the stunning architecture of the Taj Mahal, will just astonish you. You will be given a quick brief about the history of the Taj Mahal by the tourist guide. This will make your trip all the more fun.
Now, you will go to visit the Agra Fort. It is a huge fort that has been the seat of the Mughal for a very long time. It presents a bird’s eye view of the city. It is spread over an area of 94 acres. There is a museum present inside the fort. It has artifacts dating back to the Mughal period.
After seeing Agra Fort you will have a lunch break. Try the local delicacies to have a feel of the place. We will make sure that you are taken to a clean eating joint.
After lunch, you will visit the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. This is popularly referred to as ‘Baby Taj’or Jewel Box. It is a precursor monument of the Taj Mahal. It is the mausoleum of Mirza Ghias Beg who was the father of Mughal empress, Nur Jehan.
Now, the tour guide will take you for souvenir shopping in the bazaars of Agra. You can also do the shopping for local handicraft items in the amazing bazaars of Agra. Also try some finger-licking street food like deep-fried hot paranthas, pethas, mutton wrap, chicken seekh kebab, etc at the local eating joints.
Now you will be taken back to Delhi in a private Taxi. This marks the end of the Agra local sightseeing tour. Thank you for being a wonderful traveler.