A 2-day tour of Delhi and Agra, including a visit to the Taj Mahal, can be a delightful experience. Here's a suggested itinerary for your trip:
Day 1: Delhi Exploration
Start your day with a visit to India Gate, a prominent war memorial.
Head to Rajpath and explore the President's House and Parliament House.
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Delhi offers a variety of culinary options to suit every taste.
Visit Humayun's Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a precursor to the Taj Mahal.
Explore Qutub Minar and the surrounding complex.
Visit Lotus Temple, known for its unique architectural design.
Explore the vibrant markets of Delhi, such as Connaught Place or Chandni Chowk, for shopping and experiencing local culture.
Have dinner at a restaurant offering local specialties.
Day 2: Agra - Taj Mahal Excursion
Depart from Delhi early in the morning by car to reach Agra (approximately 3-4 hours drive).
Reach Agra and head straight to the Taj Mahal.
Spend ample time exploring the mesmerizing Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Have lunch at a local restaurant.
Visit Agra Fort, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, which offers stunning views of the Taj Mahal.
If time allows, visit Mehtab Bagh for a view of the Taj Mahal at sunset.
Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant or your accommodation in Agra.
Note: Ensure to check the timing of the Taj Mahal, as it is usually closed on Fridays.