Private Full-Day Tour of Agra: Taj Mahal at Sunrise, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, and Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah

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Tour description

Discover the treasures of the Mughal Empire of India on a private full-day tour of Agra. See the sunrise at the Taj Mahal, and visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, the exquisite abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri, and the majestic Agra Fort. You'll take in three UNESCO World Heritage Sites during your tour, which includes private guide and vehicle,

Get an early start with morning pickup at 6am at your hotel and transfer by private vehicle to the Taj Mahal. Watch the colors change on the white marble of the Taj Mahal as the sun rises over this stunning masterpiece of Mughal architecture. Next up, head to the Agra Fort and stroll around the maze of courtyards, mosques, and private chambers inside the fort's walls. The fort was built for Emperor Akbar and its elegant interior combines both Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles.  Continue to the monument known as the 'Baby Taj' — the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, located on the opposite bank of the Yamuna River from the Taj Mahal. During your 1-hour tour of the site, your guide explains the Persian elements in the mausoleum's design, which was built between 1622 and 1628 by Empress Nur Jahan for her father. Take a break for lunch (own expense) at a renowned Indian restaurant, then hop back in your vehicle for the 1-hour drive outside of the city to Fatehpur Sikri.  The abandoned Mughal capital showcases a perfectly preserved city built at the height of the empire’s splendor. Spend about 1.5 hours there before your tour ends in the late afternoon with transferred back to your hotel.

What's included

  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • 1 Bottled water for every person
  • Driver
  • Professional guide in English
  • Hotel pickup and drop-of
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Evening tea in kulhad

What's not included