Marvel at the Taj Mahal, enjoy local hospitality and drop in on village life.
Being one of the 7 Wonders of the Word and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Taj Mahal is one of the must see monuments in India. Departing from Delhi, we will stop along the way in a village where we will enjoy some chai with a local family, then arriving in Agra on time for lunch at the homestay where we will spend the night.
With this overnight stay in Agra, you will have the chance to admire the Taj Mahal at sunset. We will first take a walk to the Mahtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden), just across the river, and enjoy a romantic view of the this beautiful mausoleum before visiting the monument grounds and wait for sunset. On full moon evenings we will also have the opportunity to experience the mesmerizing effects of the light on the white marble turning into various silver shades.
The next morning, we will have the opportunity to visit the Taj Mahal again for sunrise and then make our way to Fatehpur Sikri, to enjoy this Mughal architectural splendour walled city before leaving for Mathura, the birthplace of Lord Krishna. Here we will take a boat ride on the Yamuna River and visit the various ghats before going back to Delhi.
Your friendly guide from Reality will be with you the entire time as we travel from Delhi to Agra and back again the nex day.
Chai in a village
On the way to Agra we stop for a chai with community members of a small village. With the help of our guides you will be able to ask any questions and learn about village life.
Admire the beauty of the Taj Mahal. Spend some time wandering around the courtyard taking its architecture and beauty. On the full moon nights, enjoy the spectacular views of the mausoleum's glowing white marble.
Experience staying with a local family, eat some tasty home cooked food and spend some time with the local community.
The fort is a mixture of Mughal and Persian architecture and it’s one of the World Heritage Sites by the Unesco. It consists of palaces, halls and mosques (optional).
Mathura is one of the holiest cities in India, the birthplace of Lord Krishna. You will enjoy a typical boat ride on the Yamuna River and enjoy the views while passing from one ghat to another.