Enhance the purpose and reason of your stay in Delhi by planning a most memorable trip of your life by reserving a Day Tour to Taj Mahal, Agra whether you are on an official visit or on a leisure trip to India. On your day tour to Taj Mahal visit Taj Mahal one of the most representative symbols of love and a world heritage site, a massive marble mausoleum in different motifs and intricate designs developed in Persian and Mughal architecture by Great Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. It took 20 years and 20,000 expert artisans to complete Taj Mahal. We offer you a quick tour in a private car and additional visit to Agra Fort and Sikandra Fort.
Tour Duration : 06:30 AM to 08:00 PM
Tour type : Independent Tour by private chauffeur driven car
Pick up point :Your address in Delhi OR city centre (Whichever is convenient to you)
Drop Off point : Your address in Delhi OR city centre (Whichever is convenient to you)
Places to be visited : Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandra Fort
- Visit to the world renowned Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandara Fort
- Tonga ride till Taj Mahal peeping through life in a typical Indian city
- Buying souvenirs made of marble, handicraft, textiles and jewels in Agra
- A drive through the traditional route from Agra to Delhi or vice versa
06.30 AM: Depart from Delhi to Agra (200 kms drive)
Pick up from the Hotel and a 3-4 hrs drive to Agra in an air-conditioned car through the newly constructed Yamuna express highway. A three hour smooth drive is a comfortable and enjoyable driving experience across the Express Highway.
09.30 AM: Visit Taj Mahal
After a 3 to 4 hours drive, we arrive at Agra which is situated about 200 kms away from South East of Delhi. Taj Mahal, the wonder of the world is the most famous site to visit on a India day tour. On arrival, we straight away reach Taj Mahal and meet the guide who takes us to day tour of Taj Mahal to begin the sightseeing.
Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as the final resting place for his wife, Taj Mahal, gets the honour of being named as one of the world's seven wonders as well as a well known ‘World Heritage Site’. Built in pure white marble this grandiose structure is a symbol of India and can be seen from miles around. Taj Mahal is a fine example of Persian architecture in India. It took almost seventeen years and 20,000 workmen to complete this amazing structure a prized memory on India Day Tour. After having witnessed the great symbol of love next we drive to Agra Fort. This massive fort is built in red sandstone with its magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and the beautiful gardens. In Agra Fort, Emperor Shah Jahan was kept under house arrest by his third son Aurangzeb and spent the last years of his life viewing the Taj Mahal from the window of his room in the fort, across the river Yamuna.
A journey to Taj Mahal can be more enjoyable when you reach the monument on Tonga (Horse Cart) ride. The horse drawn carriage decorated with colourful with flowers, will make your trip to city of Taj more memorable and blessed on a day tour to Taj Mahal.
01.00 PM: Lunch at Agra
Enjoy a lunch in a five star hotel in Agra or at a Luxury city restaurant which relishing delicious Indian as well as International cuisine.
02.00 PM: Shopping
In spared time from Taj sightseeing indulge in shopping and buying intricately designed handicrafts of Agra as a souvenir.
03.00 PM: Visit Sikandara Fort
The fort of Sikandra which lies about 10 kms out of the Agra city is the mausoleum of Akbar, the great Mughal emperor. The construction of the Sikandra Fort was started by Akbar himself but was completed by his son and other great Mughal emperor Jahangir. Sikandra Fort is a perfect example of mixture of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist, Jain style of architecture.
04.00 PM: Drive back to Delhi (205 kms Drive)
Drive back to Delhi through the traditional route offering glimpses of the Indian country life living in small towns near the highway.
08.00 PM: Reach Delhi
After Reaching Delhi you will be transferred to your hotel.
- Pick-up and drop-off from/to your hotel in Delhi
- Private air conditioned vehicle with chauffeur
- All state permits, toll taxes, diesel, driver allowance, etc. for the vehicle
- Excellent english speaking tour guide in Agra for briefing at the monuments
- Lunch in Agra on a Day Tour to Taj Mahal
- 2 bottles of mineral water per head for the trip
- Tonga Ride charges to visit Taj Mahal
- All presently applicable taxes and service charges
Monument entry tickets, tips, your personal expenses, meals and other specified items which are not mentioned in the list.
Important remarks : Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays