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.
Visiting Mumbai offers a chance to explore the revered Haji Ali Dargah (Shrine), a stunning example of 15th-century Indo-Islamic architecture, honoring Hazrat Sayed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. With its magnificent Mosque complex, it stands as a testament to his journey from Bukhara, Uzbekistan, to Mumbai, where it gracefully resides on a tiny islet in Worli Bay. Marine Drive invites lovers to share romantic moments while witnessing the sunset’s captivating hues over the Arabian Sea, and a visit to Chowpatty Beach, at the heart of the city, promises breathtaking sunsets, long sandy shores, and a vibrant carnival atmosphere with local delicacies and more—a quintessential Mumbai experience.
DAY 03: MUMBAI – DELHI
After breakfast, check out from your hotel or resort and set out to explore the vibrant city of Mumbai. Later in the evening or during the late evening hours, you will be transferred to Mumbai Airport to catch your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi Airport, you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel/resort.
During the day, delve into Mumbai’s rich heritage as you explore iconic landmarks such as the Elephanta Caves and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST). Don’t forget to capture cherished family photos; it’s intriguing to note that the CST ranks as the second-most photographed building in India, just after the Taj Mahal. Immerse yourself in the UNESCO-listed Victorian Gothic and Art Deco ensembles, along with a plethora of Indo-British architectural gems, which add depth to your visit. A trip to Juhu Beach, a romantic haven, guarantees an unparalleled experience, especially as you watch the crimson sun and the luminous orange sky on this breezy shoreline with your loved one. Undoubtedly, it’s a spectacular destination within this vibrant city.
DAY 04: DELHI
After breakfast, immerse yourself in Delhi’s rich heritage and culture with a unique blend of Walking and Car Tours. Explore the authentic Delhi, designed by those who know it best.
Discover Delhi, India’s capital, nestled along the Yamuna River. This ancient city, with its rich history, UNESCO heritage sites, and British colonial charm, houses a treasure trove of ancient relics, historic marvels blending Indo-Islamic architecture, captivating museums, inspiring art galleries, lively performing arts, delightful dining, and bustling markets that breathe life into every corner.
Discover Delhi’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Qutub Complex, the magnificent tomb of Humayun, and the grand Red Fort (Lal Qila). Immerse yourself in the enchanting heritage-walk of Shahjahanabad, Delhi’s walled city, with its rich history, architecture, cuisine, and traditions steeped in Urdu and Persian literature. Explore iconic the Masjid-i Jahān-Numā (Jama Masjid). Later in the day, explore the modern side of Delhi, known as New Delhi or Modern Delhi, the former capital of British India. Enjoy a leisurely evening at your own pace.
DAY 05: AGRA – DELHI
(Approximately 210 kilometres, 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 Islamic 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 Indo-Islamic 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.
Embark on a mesmerizing 7-day journey with our “Mumbai with The Taj Mahal” itinerary, unveiling India’s hidden treasures. Witness panoramic vistas straight from a dream, dive into the thrilling world of Bollywood, and embrace the serenity of heritage and nature. This trip explores Mumbai, Delhi, Agra, and Fatehpur Sikri, each a cultural and architectural gem. Over the centuries, this region has borne witness to illustrious dynasties, from the Delhi Sultanate to the mighty Mughals, whose tales of heroism and romance still resonate through the grand monuments that stand as timeless relics of a golden era. These rulers have left an indelible mark on Indo-Islamic culture from the twelfth to the nineteenth century, weaving a rich tapestry of history and heritage. From the picturesque beauty of nature to the echoes of Islamic heritage and awe-inspiring surroundings, this journey promises a wealth of diverse experiences. Immerse yourself in ancient Indian, Indo-Islamic, and captivating Indo-British art and architecture. Explore the world’s most visited places, magnificent monuments, world-class museums, and UNESCO-listed sites, ensuring a Halal-friendly travel experience brimming with history and breathtaking beauty.