Agra Day Trip from Delhi Including Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

Day Trips & Excursions in Agra

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Spend the day in Agra with this there-and-back day trip from Delhi. Visit the city's major highlights—the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort—in a single day, with the benefit of a tour guide's thoughtful commentary. Additional stops include I’tmad–ud–daulah tomb (known as the Baby Taj) and the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar, Sikandra Tomb. Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off in Delhi Bottled water provided to keep passengers hydrated Guide provides in-depth commentary Round-trip private transportation for efficiency and comfort
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiEarly morning our driver will pick you up and you will proceed to Agra by Yamuna Express Way. Midway you will stop for refreshment. Around 09:15 hrs you will reach Agra City and will be taken straight to Taj Mahal. The Mughal City Agra is most famous for the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Taj Mahal, Agra, Agra District, Uttar PradeshVisit Taj Mahal Around 10:00 hrs you will reach the 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.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Agra Fort, Agra, Agra District, Uttar PradeshVisit Agra FortVisit 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.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Pinch Of SpiceLunch as per itinerary Duration: 1 hourStop At: Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, Agra, Agra District, Uttar PradeshTomb of I'timad-ud-Daulah is a Mughal mausoleum within the town of Agra in the Indian kingdom of Uttar Pradesh. Often defined as a "jewel container", sometimes called the "Baby Taj", the tomb of I'timad-ud-Daulah is frequently appeared as a draft of the Taj Mahal. Along with the primary building, the structure includes severa outbuildings and gardens. The tomb, built among 1622 and 1628 represents a transition among the primary section of enormous Mughal structure commonly constructed from red sandstone with marble decorations, as in Humayun's Tomb in Delhi and Akbar's tomb in Sikandra to its 2nd phase, based totally on white marble and pietra dura inlay, maximum elegantly realized inside the Taj Mahal.The mausoleum become commissioned by means of Nur Jahan, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg, originally a Persian Amir in exile,who had been given the title of I'timad-ud-Daulah. Mirza Ghiyas Beg became also the grandfather of Mumtaz Mahal, the spouse of the emperor Shah Jahan, chargeable for the development of the Taj Mahal. Nur Jahan became also liable for the construction of the Tomb of Jahangir in Lahore.Duration: 1 hourStop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiProceed back to Delhi Finally you will proceed back to Delhi along with an impression of TaJ and a sheer magic that the Taj exudes making it an unforgettable and cherished image forever.18:00 hrs Refreshment on the way you will stop over midway to have refreshment and continue your drive to Delhi.20:00 hrs Reach Delhi & drop you at your hotel. Duration: 4 hours

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide (Multiple Language on request)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Taj Mahal
  • Entry/Admission - Agra Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Pinch Of Spice
  • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah
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