Delhi – Agra (220 kms/ 04 hrs)
Today on Golden Triangle with Kerala Tour, you shall move for Agra after taking breakfast in Delhi hotel. Depart for Agra early in the morning, as you will require sufficient time to visit several world famous monuments, including Taj Mahal. On the way to Agra, have a brief stop-over to visit Tomb of Akbar at Sikandara, which is one of the finest examples of Hindu and Mughal fusion architecture. After visiting Tomb of Akbar at Sikandara en route, move for Agra. Arrive Agra and check in at the Agra hotel.
Relaxing for a while, move for visiting Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Tomb of It-Mad-ud-Daula. Taj Mahal, the epitome of love, is how it is defined. Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is rated as the most beautiful monument of love ever built. Taj Mahal was built during 1630 AD by Shah Jahan in fond memory of Mumtaj Mahal. Taj Mahal has been a flawless monument from its conception to execution. Visit the Taj Mahal in the soft light of the setting sun as well, depending upon time in hand.
Agra Fort, formerly a Rajput fort and built of bricks, was renovated, fortified and expanded by three Mughal emperors- Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan. Agra Fort is also a UNESCO World Heritage site and famous for its magnificent buildings like Jahangiri Mahal, Khass Mahal, Diwan-i-Khass, Diwan-i-Am, Machchhi Bhawan and Moti Masjid etc.
After Agra Fort visit, move for visiting Tomb of It-Mad-ud-Daula, better known as Baby Taj, though built earlier than Taj Mahal. Also explore ingenious handicraft products in Agra market place. Return to Agra hotel for overnight stay. (Taj Mahal remain closed to visitors on Friday).