Cultural & Theme Tours in Agra
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Mathura is the birth place of Lord Krishna which is located at the centre of the shri Krishna Janmabhoomi. It is one of the sapta puri, seven cities considered holy by Hindu. In ancient times, Mathura was an economic hub, located at the junction of important caravan routes. The kesava Deo Temple was built in ancient times on the site of Krishna’s birthplace (an underground prison).Agra is a major tourist destination because of its many Mughal-Era-Buildings, most notably the TAJ MAHAL which is UNESCO World Heritage Site. Agra is included on the Golden triangle tourist circuit, along with Delhi and Jaipur. Agra falls within the Braj Cultural region.

ITINERARY:-Early Morning around 5 am driver meet you in Hotel Lobby and Transfer you to Agra  around 8 am you are in Agra meet our guide and start you guiding tour of Agra. Visit:-TAJ MAHAL:- Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan (reigned from 1628 to 1658) , to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.Agra Fort:- Agra fort is historical fort in the city of Agra in India. It was main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty till 1638,when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. Agra For is UNESCO World Heritage site.After Agra Fort proceed to Mathura for temple sightseeing around 1 hour drive at 2 pm you are in Mathura. Visit:-Janam Bhoomi:- The original temple was built by King Vajra, then later rebuilt by Vikramaditya. The temple is said to have been destroyed and rebuilt 17 times in its history. Today the temple is one of the most frequently visited temples in India.Banke Bihari Temple:- Bankey Bihari ji was originally worshipped at Nidhivana. Bankey means “Bent in three places” and Bihari means “supreme enjoyer”. The image of Lord Krishna stands in the Tribhanga Posture.Iskcon Temple:- Iskcon Temple is also know as shri Krishna Balrama Temple is acknowledged for being the first temple constructed by the International society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). Built in 1975 by the Iskcon.Prem Mandir:- Prem Mandir construction began in January 2001 and the inauguration ceremony took place from 15 February to 17 February 2012. The temple was opened to public on 17 February. The cost was 150 crore rupee ($23 million).After sightseeing of mandir temple around 7 pm our driver transfer you to delhi aproxx. 10 pm you are in delhi. Driver drop you on delhi hotel/residential place.---------------------------------------TOUR END WITH SWEET MEMORIES----------------------------------------------

What's included

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Driver
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by A/C private vehicle
  • Parking Fee

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch