Agra Weekend Excursion Tours from Delhi

On Tours to Uttar Pradesh the most fascinating travel destination you will find is Agra. Every tourist on an escapade to measure the splendor of the attractive spots in Uttar Pradesh makes a point to visit Agra that houses one of the very elegant Seven Wonders of the World like Taj Mahal. However along with Taj Mahal, the tourists also engage in exploring the charming influence of the imposing Agra Fort, the very gorgeous Rambagh Gardens, Itimad Ud Daulah and the Chini ka Rauza. There are innumerable sights to relish. But once all the sites are covered the pleasure travelers like to take excursions from Agra to nearby destinations.

The city of Agra and Delhi remains abuzz with tourists activities round the year. Some visit it for business, some as part of a delegation, some for educational purpose and a large number of them for the sake of tourism. If you are on an extended vacation in the Indian capital, you can go for a weekend excursion tours to Agra from Delhi as it is situated at a short drive from Delhi. These cities are well connected by excellent means of communications like road, rail and air.

There can't be a more thrilling experience than starting your journey from red fort in Delhi in morning and reaching to the red fort of Agra, famously known as Agra fort, in three to four hours.

Agra Weekend Tours From Delhi is highly sought after among tourists and vacationers because it offers them an interesting and exhilarating tale of two cities. A vast majority of vacationers prefer to visit the city of Taj over weekends as it saves tourists a lot of time and money. Tourist with a yen to visit, arguably the most imminent emblem of love and commitment, Taj Mahal take this tour in hot pursuit.

Today this city is taken in to enjoy strolls within the ruined city walls. This apart, on excursions around Agra this place is best to relish the splendid charm of mosques, palaces and tombs. Some of the must visit attractions include Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaza, Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, Palace of Jodh Bai, Hawa Mahal, Panch Mahal, Birbal Bhavan, Diwan-I-Khas, Diwan-I-Am, Hiran Minar and Karawan Sarai.

Other most sought after destination on excursions from Agra is Mathura, the birthplace of the Hindu deity Lord Krishna. It is a very popular pilgrimage site for Hindus. Some of the fascinating spots that constitute the impeccable beauty of this city are Dwarkadheesh Temple, Potara-Kund, Katra Masjid, Kans Qila, Sati Burj and Vishram Ghat.

Adlabs Cinema

Located along Fatehabad Road and very much targeted at tourists, the Adlabs Cinema is one of the newest attractions to grace the tourism scene in Agra, opening in 2007. Classed as a '6-D cinema' and complete with moving seats, state-of-the-art sound and even realistic breezes, the multi-screen Adlabs Cinema offers the ultimate movie experience, where you can experience a film at another level.

Camel Rides

Many tourists staying in Agra find the camel rides and camel safaris particularly enjoyable and one of the ultimate Indian experiences. Camel rides are especially plentiful on the deserts around Rajasthan and close to Agra, such as the Thar Desert. Be sure to hold on tight when the camel bends down for you to dismount.

Guru Ka Taal

The Guru Ka Taal is a famous attraction within the Sikandra area of Agra and visited by literally thousands of Sikhs each year. Originally the Guru Ka Taal was actually a reservoir and this historic structure dates back to the 17th century, when it featured 12 towers. Today only eight towers remain, along with beautiful stone carvings, grand pillars, terraces, domes and red-stone architecture, all of which has recently been restored.

Moti Masjid (Pearl Mosque)

Often known as the Pearl Mosque, due to its striking white, shiny marble facade, the Moti Masjid lies within the Agra Fort and boasts a series of domes and minarets. Close to the Yamuna River, the magnificent Moti Masjid was actually built by Shah Jahan, the emperor who originally commissioned Agra's iconic Taj Mahal.

Bageshwarnath Temple

Located in a particularly affluent part of northern Agra and off Ramratan Road, the Bageshwarnath Temple is a popular attraction for those staying in this part of the city. Just 2 km / 1.5 miles from central Agra, the Bageshwarnath Temple is especially close to the Raja Ki Mandi Railway Station.

Akbar's Tomb / Mausoleum

Located on the north-western outskirts of Agra and within the Sikandra area, Akbar's Mausoleum features a mixture of marble and sandstone architecture, built as a tomb to the great Mughal Emperor Akbar. This beautiful landmark features three-storey minarets, geometric patterns constructed with inlaid white marble, and a surrounding garden, where both monkeys and parakeets can be easily spotted in the trees.