Home

Palace on Wheels Day-07 (Tuesday)

 
Early next morning, the Palace arrives in Bharatpur the capital of Maharaja Suraj Mal at 0600 hrs. Pay a visit to the world famous bird sanctuary, Keoladeo Ghana National Park, the nesting place for thousands of egrets, siberian cranes, migratory water Fowl and other species of birds. After breakfast, arrive at Fatehpur Sikri-the red sandstone Mughal palacial complex. Within the enclosure is a mosque built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar and dedicated to Sheikh Salim Chishti, a muslim Sufi saint who blessed him with a son. After lunch move on from the Red Fort and arrive at the Taj Mahal , one of the seven wonders of the world. A pristine monument of undying love, it was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved queen Mumataz Mahal. Agra is known for its splendid marble inlay work like the pietra dura work on the Taj, leather goods and jewellery. After dinner on board departure for Delhi at 0800 hrs.