Duration : 3 Days
Destination : Delhi - Agra - Bird Sanctuary - Delhi
Taj Mahal Tour with Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary offers you a superb chance to indulge in some sightseeing of Taj Mahal along with visit to Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary which is home to more than 165 species of birds. Taj Mahal is one of the most sought after monuments in the world. Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary even though small in size is quite well- known due to diverse range of flora and fauna found here. The trip begins from Delhi and spans across a period of three days.
The trip starts with pick-up by from Delhi airport or any specified location within the city. The tour representative will take you to Agra in a prepaid taxi. Due to Taj Expressway this journey has become extremely convenient and comfortable. On way to Agra you can stop to see the Tomb of Emperor Akbar at Sikandara. The entire journey takes around 4 hours. Once you reach Agra, after checking into your chosen hotel you will rest for a while and then leave for Taj Mahal sightseeing. Taj Mahal is an UNESCO World Heritage site. Its beauty will leave you speechless Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan built Taj Mahal in memory of his dead wife Mumtaj Mahal. You can buy the entry ticket to Taj Mahal from Eastern, Southern or Western Gate. Entry fee for Taj Mahal is INR 50 for Indian nationals and INR 1100 for foreigners.
Even though most of the people visit Agra for Taj Mahal, there are some other key places which you must visit such as Tomb of Itimad-ud Daulah, Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh, etc. If you are fond of shopping you must visit Sadar Bazzar. Here you can buy all sorts of things such as clothing souvenirs, leather products, marble inlay work artifacts, etc. Agra is known for an Indian dessert known as "Petha". You can buy it from Panchhi Petha Store. Overnight stay is in a hotel in Agra.
In the morning you will leave for Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary. There is a fresh water lake known as Keetham Jheel located here. Migratory birds in huge numbers come here. Book a safari tour with an expert guide who can take you to nook and corner of the sanctuary. Overnight stay is at the sanctuary.
In the morning you will again visit the sanctuary and indulge in some bird watching. Once you are done seeing the park you will leave for Delhi in a prepaid taxi. This marks the end of Taj Mahal Tour with Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary.