Destinations Covered in Delhi Mathura Agra Tour:
Delhi, Mathura, Agra
- Delhi: Delhi, the capital city of India, is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world with long history and diverse heritage. Delhi is home to three of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and numerous other significant historical heritage sites within its small geographical area. The history of Delhi goes back to second millennium BC, while she has been continuously inhabited since at least 6th century BC. The three World Heritage Sites in Delhi are the Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb and Kutab Minar, and they are major tourist attractions in the city along with other monuments like Akshardham temple, India Gate, Lotus temple, Purana Quila and many others. Delhi is also famous for her street foods and plethora of shopping opportunities across the city.
- Mathura: Mathura is considered one of the most ancient and holiest cities in India. It is considered one of the Sapta Puri, the seven holiest pilgrimage destinations in India. Located around 180 kilometres from Delhi and around 60 kilometres from Agra, Mathura is one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in India. Mathura derives its significance from being the birthplace of Krishna and Radha, two of the most important deities in Vaishnavism tradition of Hinduism. The twin cities of Mathura and Vrindavan has always remained two major centres of pilgrimage for pilgrims across Indian subcontinent. Situated at the ban of holy river Yamuna , Mathura is dotted with several famous temples, depicting different stages and incidences of life of Krishna and Radha. You can still feel the divine bliss and omnipresence of Krishna in every part of Mathura – where Krishna was born and in Vrindavan- where he was brought up. Besides Mathura and Vrindavan other major adjoining pilgrimage destinations in the twin cities are Barsana, Gokul Dham and Goverdhan. The major important temples to be visited in Mathura are Govind Dev temple, Rangaji temple, Dwarkadhish temple, Bankey Bihari temple and Prem Madir. Mathura is also very famous for its Holi festival, Charkula dance and Raasleela.
- Agra: Agra is home to one of the Seven Wonders of World, “The Taj Mahal – the monument of eternal love”!! However Agra is more than just Taj Mahal, which is reflected by the fact that it is home to three of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The three UNESCO World Heritage sites in Agra are the Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Agra is one of the three pillars of the famous Golden Triangle tourist Circuit of India. Other important tourist attractions in the tourist city are Itimad-Ud- Daula tomb, Kind Akbar’s Tomb, Chini – Ka- Rauza, Aram Bagh, Mehtab Bagh and many other monuments of Mughal era and later periods. Agra is also heaven for foodies and popular for its Mughal cuisine, Petha and street food.
The Delhi, Mathura, and Agra Pilgrimage tour takes you through some of the most visited tourist places across north India. Delhi is home to three UNESCO World heritage sites and home to several important temples including Akshardham temple, Chhatarpur temple, Birla temple, and more. Mathura is considered one of the holiest pilgrimage destinations in India, along with its twin city Vrindavan. Being the birthplace to Krishna, Mathura attracts millions of pilgrims every year. Agra is home to the Taj Mahal, the symbol of tourism in India. It is home to three of the world Heritage sites including the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort ad Fatehpur Sikri. The Delhi, Mathura, and Agra provide you a complete experience of spiritual and heritage tours.
Highlights of the tour:
- Visit to Birthplace of Krishna and several places associated with life and incidences of Krishna like Mathura , Vrindawan, Gokul, Barsana and Govardhan
- Delhi, the capital city of India
- Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world
- 6 UNESCO World Heritage sites (Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur sikri)
- Akshardham temple and Chattarpur temple in Delhi