Everyone person has their very own bucket list and I am sure that in each and every list there is this wish of going on a tour with your group! But before making that wish true you must know where you want to go on a tour with your group. So if you are worried about it then I will say you should stop worrying now. Why? Because this article is right here to tell you where you can spend a weekend with your group! Why don’t you plan a group tour to Agra?
You don’t even have to worry about planning any itinerary. There are many tours and travel companies offering Group tour packages to Agra. What’s your work? Nothing more than selecting your package and packing your bags! So all of you who are planning a trip with their group must read this article that will offer you information about tour package to Agra. You will get to know about all the places you will cover on this tour.
Taj Mahal: Many of you know that Taj Mahal is also known as a symbol of love as it was constructed by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. This fort is one of the seven wonders of the world and the memorial of Mumtaz Mahal. If you want to see one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture then you must visit Taj Mahal. Visiting Agra and not Taj Mahal, not done! This place is declared as a UNESCO world heritage site. You will be amazed to see the Mahal as well as the gardens and fountain network surrounding Taj Mahal.
Fatehpur Sikri: In the 16th century Fatehpur Sikri was founded by Emperor Akbar. It is a fortified city that was built by Akbar for honouring Salim Chisti. This is also a UNESCO world heritage site and another beautiful example of Mughal architecture. Here you will see a glorious blend of religion and architecture. This is a place that reflects Indo-Islamic culture and has numerous gateways. You will be stunned to see this beautiful place and a big yes for all the history lovers!
Agra Fort: On the right bank of the river Yamuna a massive fort named Agra Fort was built by Emperor Akbar in 1573. A few kilometres away from Taj Mahal this fort is located. It is called massive because of its large fortified size. This fort is actually so huge that it is also known as the walled city. You will that this fort is made from red sandstone which makes it look beautiful and mesmerising! If you want to see one of the most special monuments built by Mughals then you must see Agra Fort. Again, this place is also a UNESCO world heritage site and comprises of highly decorated buildings. You will find the following structures within the fort, i.e. Diwan-e-aam, Diwan-e-khaas, Pearl Mosque, Jahangiri Mahal and Moti Masjid. Here you will see commendable artwork and ornamentation that makes this place unique and beautiful. Not just this but from here you can also enjoy the view of Taj Mahal.
Itimad-Ud-Daulah Tomb: Itimad-Ud-Daulah tomb is also known as “Baby Taj Mahal” is a mausoleum. The reason for calling it baby Taj Mahal is that it looks like the replica of Taj Mahal. This tomb will make you experience the rich history of Agra. Pietra dura was used for the first time in constructing any of the Mughal monuments and this tomb was the first one to be built on the banks of the Yamuna river. In this tomb, you’ll find octagonally shaped towers and arched architecture. It’s a must visit place in Agra.
Kinari Bazar: Do you even think it will be a possibly complete trip without shopping? I don’t think so. There are many shopaholics who would love to see this place. How can you go without purchasing the speciality of any item? You must have a look at the Kinari bazar of Agra where you will find a number of handicrafts, leather and textile goods, rugs, marble as well as glassware and what not? If you want to purchase any such item then kinnari bazar would be your place. And if you think you are good in bargaining then kinnari bazar must be on your list!
So in this article, you read about places in Agra that you can add in your group tour package. The purpose of this article was to introduce you to the places that would make the tour with your group the best!