MUMBAI WITH THE TAJ MAHAL
TOUR DURATION – 07 DAYS
03 NIGHTS MUMBAI / 01 NIGHT DELHI / 02 NIGHTS AGRA
DAY 01: MUMBAI
Upon arrival at Mumbai Airport, you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel/resort to freshen up. Then, at your convenience, you can head out for sightseeing and visits. Enjoy your exploration of the vibrant city of Mumbai.
Mumbai, once Bombay, stands as India’s modern gem, cradled by the Arabian Sea. It’s a city where tradition and progress coalesce, creating a cosmopolitan hub where diverse cultures unite. Mumbai boasts ancient architectural wonders, UNESCO sites, vibrant markets, and beautiful beaches. As the global heart of “Bollywood,” it’s a dynamic metropolis.
Discover the city’s attractions, from the iconic Gateway of India to fascinating museums and vibrant markets, with your evening free for leisure.
DAY 02: MUMBAI
After breakfast, embark on a captivating journey to discover the treasures of Mumbai.
“The Bollywood Tour in the city of Mumbai” immediately conjures images of glitz, glamour, and the enchanting world of Indian cinema. Bollywood’s global influence is undeniable, and it’s fascinating to explore the industry’s behind-the-scenes activities and iconic sites. If you’re eager to delve into the captivating world of Bollywood studios and their off-screen activities, this tour is tailor-made for your curiosity.
Explore Mumbai’s architectural and natural wonders as you visit the Haji Ali Dargah, a stunning 15th-century Indo-Islamic architectural marvel located on a picturesque islet in Worli Bay. Take in the romantic beauty of Marine Drive, where the sunset over the Arabian Sea creates a mesmerizing backdrop for unforgettable moments. Continue to Chowpatty Beach, the heart of the city, to witness breathtaking sunsets, enjoy its sandy shores, and immerse yourself in a lively carnival atmosphere with local delicacies, all while experiencing the quintessential Mumbai charm.
DAY 03: MUMBAI
After breakfast, set out to explore the vibrant city of Mumbai. Evening free for leisure at your pace
Explore Mumbai’s rich heritage through its iconic landmarks, including the Elephanta Caves and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST). Be sure to capture memorable family photos, and interestingly, the majestic CST ranks as the second-most photographed building in India, right after the Taj Mahal. Dive into the UNESCO-listed Victorian Gothic and Art Deco ensembles, along with an abundance of Indo-British architectural heritage, making your visit truly enriching.
Juhu Beach, a haven for those seeking a romantic escape, promises an unparalleled experience. There’s no greater romance than watching the crimson sun and the luminous orange sky on this breezy shoreline with your loved one. It’s undeniably a spectacular destination in the vibrant city of Mumbai.
DAY 04: MUMBAI – DELHI
After early breakfast, your transfer to Mumbai Airport to catch your morning flight to Delhi.
Upon arrival at Delhi, you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel/resort for a refreshing break. Whenever you’re ready, venture out to explore the enchanting heritage of Delhi. Enjoy your journey through this historic city!
Nestled along the Yamuna River, Delhi, India’s capital, is a city of immense historical significance and cultural richness. It boasts UNESCO World Heritage Sites, preserves the British colonial charm, and is home to a myriad of ancient relics and historic wonders. The city seamlessly blends ancient and medieval architecture, boasts captivating museums, inspiring art galleries, lively performing arts, delectable dining options, and bustling markets that infuse life into every corner. Prepare to be enthralled by Delhi’s timeless tapestry of history and culture.
Explore Delhi’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Qutub Complex, Humayun’s Magnificent Tomb, and Discover the fusion of tradition, spirituality, and architectural magnificence at Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple. A stunning symbol of millennia-old Hindu culture, this masterpiece was built by over 8,000 global volunteers, a testament to human unity and faith. Step into a world where timeless traditions thrive in the modern age. Step into the enchanting heritage of Shahjahanabad, Delhi’s walled city. Here, history comes to life amidst vibrant markets, colorful shops, charming architecture, exquisite cuisine, and rich traditions. Don’t miss iconic landmarks like the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Red Fort (Lal Qila). In the evening, venture into New Delhi, the modern counterpart to the former British capital of India. A journey through the contrasts of this city will reveal the rich tapestry of India’s past and its dynamic present.
DAY 05: DELHI – AGRA
(Approximately 210 kilometers, or a 3-4 hour drive)
After breakfast, we will drive to the “Indian heritage city Agra.” Upon arriving in Agra, we will embark on a journey of sightseeing and visits.
Nestled on the serene banks of the Yamuna River, Agra is a global treasure, alluring millions each year to witness the iconic Taj Mahal and explore its historical riches. Known for Mughal architectural mastery, Agra boasts three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal. Immerse yourself in a tapestry of history, architectural marvels, and artistic heritage, leaving an indelible mark on your soul. Agra is a must-visit destination.
Embark on a heritage journey in Agra, beginning with the iconic Taj Mahal, a world wonder and emblem of India’s rich history. Celebrated as the “Jewel of Architecture,” it represents the zenith of Mughal design and was honored as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Then, explore the UNESCO-listed Agra Fort, which witnessed significant Mughal events, and marvel at the red sandstone beauty known as the “Qila-i-Akbari.” Conclude your day tour with a visit to the exquisite Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, a Mughal masterpiece from Emperor Jahangir’s era. Housing the cenotaphs of Mirza Ghiyas and Asmat Begum, parents of Mughal Empress Nur Jahan, it’s often dubbed the ‘Baby Taj Mahal’ for inspiring the Taj’s grandeur.
DAY 06: AGRA IN AND AROUND
Begin your day with a captivating sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal, a moment of awe and inspiration. Following this breathtaking experience, return to your hotel or resort to rejuvenate and prepare for a day filled with exploration in and around the enchanting city of Agra.
Indulge in the timeless beauty of Sikandra Tomb, where Mughal Emperor Akbar, one of India’s revered rulers, rests eternally. This magnificent mausoleum stands as a testament to his visionary aesthetics, adorned with an enchanting garden lovingly crafted by his son, Emperor Jahangir.
Embark on a captivating journey to Fatehpur Sikri, just a 40-minute drive from the heart of Agra city, known as the “City of Victory.” This UNESCO World Heritage site, conceived by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the 16th century, serves as an embodiment of architectural brilliance. This historic city briefly served as the capital of the Mughal Empire, leaving an indelible mark on Indian urban design with its majestic Mughal architectural style and grand gateways.
DAY 07: AGRA / DELHI
After breakfast, transfer to Agra Airport or continuing your drive to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to Delhi International Airport.
Delhi International Airport, situated approximately 210 kilometers away, can be reached comfortably in just 3-4 hours by road travel.