Visiting Agra is perhaps on everyone’s wish list. However, there are many a times that tourists simply end their Agra tour in a hurry and not exactly relishing their trip to the fullest. Here is a small guide on what to see and when to see, while on an Agra tour.

Most explorers visit Agra as a hurried day trip from Delhi, visiting, perhaps India’s most celebrated landmark on a hot afternoon, amongst the large masses of other tourists; unquestionably not fun! In addition, Agra is not just about the Taj Mahal. This antiquated city is home to some breathtaking landmarks including the Itimad-ud-Daulah, Sikandra, Fatehpur Sikri, etc., all of which ought to be on each tour’s ‘must visit in Agra’ list! Here is a simple form of the ideal Agra Itinerary.

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Begin your day 1 from Delhi and reach Agra

Beginning from Delhi, continue to Agra after an early breakfast. You can either get the Shatabdi train or simply hire a Delhi to Agra cab (with driver) and reach Agra by lunch time. Post lunch and a break, visit the eminent Taj Mahal. Abstain from visiting it at noon, since it can get unbearably hot and the almost burning marble can scald your exposed feet since shoes are not permitted in the landmark.

Nights have a tendency to be entirely swarmed, however the Taj is to a great degree wonderful at night time. Hire genuine tour guide and familiarize yourself with the history and noteworthiness of this sublime landmark. Post the visit, spend rest of the night enjoying Taj. Ensure that you stay nearby till it is closed.

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Spend day 2 in Agra visit

Head to the Taj Mahal before 6am when the entryways open for the day. The beauty of this brilliant landmark is simply otherworldly in the early mornings. It is the best time to click pictures, thanks to the fact that the natural lighting is just perfect, plus it’s generally less swarmed.

After breakfast, visit the sprawling Agra Fort and explore its tremendous grounds with a confirmed aide. Post lunch, continue to Itimad-ud-daulah and Sikandra.

At night, head to Mehtab Garden for a remarkable (and perhaps, your last!) perspective of the Taj Mahal from over the Yamuna!

fatehpur sikri

On day 3 visit Fatehpur Sikri

After an early breakfast, head to Fatehpur Sikri, the first ever planned city of the Mughals, and furthermore the first designed with Mughal architectural style, which is an amalgamation of Indian, Persian and Islamic design. It was proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986.

Return back to Agra in the evening and utilize the rest of the day to unwind or go to the Taj Mahal once more!!

That finishes up a short and basic Agra visit itinerary that incorporates every single significant places to visit in Agra. In any case, in the event that you are still left with some leisure time and haven’t yet considered what to do, it is perfect that you take off in the lanes, instead of staying in your inn room. Truth be told, it is the primary thing that strikes in your psyche in the event that you have some time to spare. The bustling and busy markets have plenty of allure, attractions, and entertainment that’s more than what you can take. It simply helps you to learn a little more about the city and its lifestyle.