Highlights – Majestic Tajmahal, Local street food and local crafts.
Exotic Taj mahal with Agra local craft and food tour is an all inclusive and private tour. Agra is primarily popular for the monument of love- the Taj Mahal. But there are other reasons besides Taj to visit this beautiful historical city. Book Exotic Agra Local Craft and Food tour and embark on a gastronomical journey of a lifetime. Also, Agra is home to exotic handicrafts and amazing marble items. The delicious street food ie Samosa, Golgappa, Chila, Pao-Bhaji and mouth watering desserts that you get in Agra will leave you wanting for more. Exotic Agra Local Craft and Food Tour commences from Delhi. And after a power-packed day of various activities, you return back to the capital the same very day.
05:00 AM – Pickup by the tour driver
The tour driver will pick you up from your chosen hotel in Delhi, gurugram or from the airport. In a private luxury vehicle, you will be taken to New Delhi Railway Station where you will board the train for Agra. The tour driver will help you with the boarding of the train. The train departs at 6:00 AM and you will reach Agra by 08:50. You will be provided with a nice and safe breakfast on board.
08:50 AM – Reach Agra
The train will reach Agra at 8:50 AM. The tour representative will come to pick you up from the Agra Cantt Railway Station. He willinintroduce you with your friendly and professional tour guide. Our guides are hand picked and well trained to take good care of the guests. And from there you will proceed to visit the monument of love the Taj Mahal.
09:30 AM – Visit Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal is abeautiful monument built in pristine white marble.It isa UNESCO World Heritage site. Taj Mahalwasbuilt by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in memory of his wonderful wife,MumtazMahalwhodied while giving birth to her child. Shahjahan loved her immeasurably and in order to demonstrate his love for her, he builtthe Taj Mahal.TheGovt approved tourist guide will take you around and will tell you allamazing facts and stories about the monument.
12:00 PM – Visit Marble Inlay Work Factory
Agra is known for its exquisite marble inlay work. In this tour you will visit a marble inlay work factory where you can see craftsmen, working relentlessly to create beautiful sculptures and figurines of white marble inlaid with semi- precious stones . From animal figures to Taj Mahal replicas, statues of Hindu gods, goddesses, coffee tables, vases you will see a huge variety of things. You can even talk to these artisans and ask them about how long he has been working for such kind of work? What was the role of their ancestors while Taj Mahal was under construction? Because these artisans are the descendants of Artisans who had worked for the Taj Mahal.
01:00 PM – Food Tour
Agra is known for its finger-lickingstreet food. You will be taken to Sadar Bazaar to enjoy some mouth-watering street food such as PaniPuri, Samosa, Chilla, MeethiPapri, etc. You must try a well- known Indian dessert known as ‘ Petha’ on the food tour.
03:00 PM – Visit to Mughal carpet-weaving factory
These days’ hi-tech machines are used to make carpets. But in Agra, you will find exquisite hand made and hand-knotted carpets. They are even dyed in organic colors. At the carpet making factory, you will get an opportunity to see the step by step knotting of the carpets. In case you wish you can even buy a carpet and take it back home. These carpets are of high quality and are available at a reasonable price.
04:00 PM – Visit embroidery school
It was the Mughals who brought the fine art of embroidery to India. Embroidery School of Agra is a place where you can several people learning embroidery under the guidance of experts. There are several wonderful pieces on display, that you can see and appreciate. For a quick bite visit the much- popular Sheroes café that was built was acid attack survivors. This will add more meaning to your Agra tour.
05:00- Departure for Delhi
The tour driver will take you to the railway station where you can board the train for Delhi. This superfast train leaves at 0550 pm and takes only one and half hour to reach Delhi. On reaching Delhi you will be transferred to your hotel or to the airport as per your plan. This marks the end of your Exotic Agra Local Craft and Food Tour.