Same Day Agra-Mathura Tour

Duration

Same Day

Destination

Taj Mahal - Agra Fort - Krishna Janam Bhumi - Dwarkadhish Temple - Vishram Ghat - ISKCON Temple

Early morning pick up from hotel and proceed to Agra by Car.

After reaching Agra city, we will proceed to Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal, an essential sight for all visitors to India is one of the most achingly beautiful architectural achievements in the world, and is considered to be a symbol of enduring love. Shrouded in white marble the sheer elegance, purity and sentiment that are an integral part of the monument have touched the hearts of people from all corners of the world. One of the seven wonders of the world and a world heritage site was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal who died while giving birth to their fourteenth child. Built in pure white marble Taj Mahal is located along the banks of the River Yamuna, the Taj spreads across almost 42 acres of land and it is believed that this particular spot was chosen by the emperor because of its peaceful and soothing effect. One of the seven wonders of the world, it stands as a tribute to undying love and all who visit it stand awed at the first impression created by this marvel in white marble..

Agra Fort

Agra Fort constructed by Emperor Akabar in 1565 A.D and includes many other buildings like the Moti Masjid and Musanman Burj, where Shah Jahan is believed to have been imprisoned and died. After lunch in Agra drive to Mathura.

Mathura

Mathura is the birthplace of Krishna at the centre of Braj or Brij-bhoomi, called Shri Krishna Janma-Bhoomi.It is located around 50 km from Agra and 145 Km from Delhi.

Krishna Janam Bhumi

According to historians, this is the birth place of lord Krishna. This is most visited temple in Mathura. As per legend, the prison cell, popularly known as 'Garbha Griha', in the temple premise is the exact place where lord Krishna was bornThis temple is not only important temple of Mathura but also of India, built in 1814.

Dwarkadhish Temple

Dwarkadheesh Temple is located near the eastern banks of river Yamuna. The temple was constructed in 1814 and is located at a central place in the city of Mathura.Dwarkadeesh Temple was constructed by Seth Gokul Das Parikh, who was the treasurer of the Gwalior Estate. The main shrine embraces the images of Lord Krishna and his beloved Radha. The structure of the temple has the glimpse of local art and architecture. The interiors boast the excellent work of art, brilliant carvings and exquisite paintings.

Vishram Ghat

Vishram Ghatis, a bath and worship place, on the banks of river Yamuna at Mathura and is just near well known Dwarakadhish Temple. It is the main ghat of 25 other ghats in Mathura. The traditional parikramma starts and ends at Vishram Ghat. Lord Krishna is said to have rested at this place after killing Kansa.We can do boat ride also there.

ISKCON Temple

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) was founded by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami (Shrila Prabhupada) in the West in 1966. ISKCON belongs to Gaudiya (refers to Bengal) Vaishnavism, a devotional tradition based on the teachings of Bhagavad-gita and Srimad-Bhagavatam. It is one of the main temples ISKCON in India and internationally. Spiritual seekers and particularly devotees of Krishna from all over the world are seen here year-round, adding new colour and life to this ancient holy city.
After doing sightseeing of Mathura Vrindavan late evening may be you can have Dinner at any restaurant on express highway and drive back to Delhi.

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