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All entrance fees included
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Great overview and orientation of the city
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Step back in time on a history tour
See the Itinerary for full details.
Day 1: Delhi – Agra (L, D) On this 2-day tour, experience India’s cultural and artistic heritage on visits to several of the country’s significant architectural sites. Early-morning private pickup in Delhi will take you approximately four hours to the city of Agra by the banks of the Yamuna River. Stop at Sikandra and take guided tour of Akbar’s Tomb, a mausoleum built for the third emperor of the Mughal Empire, Akbar the Great. Marvel at the structure’s perfect blend of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist and Jain designs and motifs.
Head to the hotel for check-in before visiting Agra Fort, a 16th-century red-sandstone fortress. Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site with your guide to see its remarkable palaces, embellished chambers and marvelous mosques, like the Pearl Mosque.
Enjoy traditional Indian cuisine at lunch in a popular restaurant chosen by your guide before driving 10 minutes to reach the Taj Mahal, one of India’s most-renowned monuments. On a guided tour, discover why archaeologists all over the world consider this one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture. Spend the rest of your afternoon in Meena Bazaar, a large shopping paradise where you will find vendors selling quality craft items, jewelry, marble figurines and more (purchases are at customer’s own expense). End the night with a relaxing dinner at your hotel. Overnight: 3-, 4-, or 5-star hotel in Agra
Day 2: Agra – Delhi (B) After breakfast on your second day, visit Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory), which was the capital of the Mughal Empire for about 10 years. Walk around inside the inner citadel of the city with your guide and see some of its finest monuments including Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza and Jama Masjid -- one of India’s largest mosques.
On the way back to Delhi, you may stop for lunch at a popular restaurant at your guide’s suggestion (own expense)
Site visits per itinerary
Entrance fees to all site attractions listed in itinerary
Overnight accommodation at a 3-, 4-, or 5-star hotel
Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation to/from site locations in air-conditioned sedan, SUV or minivan depending on passenger numbers
All applicable taxes and service charges
Carbon offset certificate
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
No strict dress code is enforced in tour sites. However, please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen are highly recommended
Hotel rooms have either a double bed or two single/twin beds fit for 2 people. Please contact local tour operator after to request bed type; contact info will be provided on your confirmation voucher. If you are traveling with an odd number of individuals, an additional bed will be placed in one room
Maximum group size is 8 passengers
French, Spanish or German language-speaking guide services are available at no extra charge. Please contact your tour operator to make arrangements
Departs from the Delhi International Airport, your Delhi hotel or other locations in Delhi per your request After booking, please contact local tour operator to provide specific pickup location in Delhi (contact info will be provided in confirmation voucher)
7am - 8am
Exact pickup time will be confirmed by local tour operator
Concludes at desired location in Delhi at around 2pm