Arrive at Delhi airport, on arrival, welcome with garlanding and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Morning after breakfast visit the massive mega Akshardham Temple Complex (closed on Mondays) in Delhi and explore an amazing world of Indian culture ornate with 20,000 statues, floral motifs, arches and exquisitely carved pillars. Later drive to the city of Taj, Agra, stopping enroute at a good restaurant for refreshment. Evening arrive at Agra and check in to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure; Overnight at the hotel.
Morning after breakfast at the hotel we leave to explore the monumental heritage of the Great Mughals, including the magnificent Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays), one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. It's a wealth of white marble and semi-precious stone - undoubtedly the highlight of our tour. Later we leave for tour of the imposing Agra Fort, built of red sandstone and marble is a hilltop citadel with fabulous courtyards, fountains and gates.
After lunch excursion to Fatehpur Sikri, built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the late 16th century, it is a veritable fairytale city built of red sandstone, and its "ruins" are in pristine condition. Evening free to explore the local handicrafts and shopping centers of the city where one can look for marble inlay work, fine quality carpets, Zari and embroidery, leather goods etc.
Overnight at the Hotel.
Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi by road, upon arrival leave for a sightseeing tour of New Delhi - drive past the India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House and Parliament House all dating back to the time of British Raj. Later transfer to the international airport to Board your homeward flight or connect to your onward destination.