Explore more about Agra with the special Agra tour packages
Whenever I mention about Agra, the first thing which comes to your mind is the Taj Mahal. Located 216 km away from the capital of India, Agra is well known for one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal. It also has three of the sites which are listed under the UNESCO heritage sites. You must visit this place once in your lifetime and the Agra tour packages make it easy for you.
Given below are the top places that you must include in your Agra city tour.
1. The Taj Mahal:>
Being a popular tourist destination, the Taj Mahal holds a position in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites since the year 1983.
The white marble mausoleum was built in the year 1943 by the great Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan.The Taj Mahal was built in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz.
The Taj Mahal tour packages include a tour by car as well as by train from Delhi. This package contains the A/C deluxe coach fare and the fees of the entrance as well as the guide service fees.
2. Agra Fort:
Visiting the Agra Fort is a must when you visit Agra. The 16th-century old monument beautifully depicts the architectural brilliance of the Mughals.
This site is included in the Agra tour packages and is often called as the Red Fort of Agra. Aurangzeb imprisoned ShahJahan in this Agra Fort. From this fort, you can even view the Taj Mahal.
3. Fatehpur Sikri:
Fatehpur Sikri is one of the major attractions of the Agra tour packages. It was built in the year 1570 by Akbar. Indian, Islamic and Persian architecture is blended in a perfect manner in this red sandstone Fort.
In the year 1986, it was listed in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites.
Agra day tour is incomplete without the Itmad-Ud-Daulah. This turned out to the first tomb, which was completely made out of marble in India. It was built in the memory of Mirza Ghiyas.
5. Wildlife SOS:
The Wildlife SOS is that organization which aims at preserving the wildlife. Working for the welfare of animals, this destination is also listed in the Agra packages.
Things to do:
The Agra city tour is incomplete without these things. Some of the Agra tour packages do not include these activities. Given below is a list of things that you must not miss out.
The Kinari Bazar:
Among all the interesting activities, Kinari bazaar is the perfect place for shopaholics. This wholesale retail market brings to you all the daily use requirements.
The Mughlai Cuisine:
You must not miss the mouth-watering Mughlai Cuisine which you can get into any of the Agra restaurants,
The famous Agra sweet:
The delicious sweet known as the ‘Petha’ is what makes this place a favorite one. There are different of Pethas available in the market and the main host of Petha stores is located in Sadar Bazar.
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