Day 1: Delhi - Agra
Stop At: Swaminarayan Akshardham, Nh 24 Akshardham Setu, New Delhi 110092 India
At your given time you will be picked up our Guide and chauffeur at the Hotel/Airport & later go for sightseeing tour of Temples in Delhi. Your first stop will be Swaminarayan Akshardham temple. Akshardham Temple, the centre of the complex is 141 feet high and covered top to bottom with intricate carvings of flora, fauna, dancers, musicians, and deities. The temple, which attracts approximately 70 per cent of all tourists who visit Delhi, was officially opened in 2005 and has been verified by Guinness World Records as the largest comprehensive Hindu temple complex in the world.
Lotus Temple, a Baha'i house of worship was completed in 1986. It serves as the mother temple for the Baha'i faith of Indian subcontinent and has become a prominent attraction in Delhi. Have a lunch break.
Laxminarayan Temple, a Hindu temple that is dedicated to Vishnu with his consort Lakshmi. The temple was completed in 1939 & was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi -is spread over 7.5 acres, this temple complex features many shrines, fountains and a beautiful, well-maintained garden.
End this tour by visiting
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib to learn a little about this fascinating SIKH religion before heading back to your hotel. Tour ends at 5 PM. After your tour of Delhi, drive towards Agra in the comfort of an air-conditioned car. Reach Agra, check in to the hotel. Rest overnight in Agra.
Duration: 10 hours
No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Agra
Day 2: Agra - Delhi
Stop At: Taj Mahal, Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra 282001 India
AT 545 AM, meet with Guide and proceed to Visit Taj Mahal at sunrise. Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the white-marble world wonder built by a great emperor in memory of his beloved. Come back to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, visit the imposing Agra Fort, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D., made of red sandstone. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles.
Later, proceed for the Baby Taj. This was the first Mughal structure built completely from marble, the first to make extensive use of pietra dura and the first tomb to be built on the banks of the Yamuna. Later drive to Delhi, you will then be transferred back to your Hotel / Airport or Railway station in Delhi
Duration: 10 hours
No accommodation included on this day.