Day Trip - A Private Tour from Delhi to Agra with Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Itmad-ud-Daulah

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Tour description

When you wish to be in the era of Mughals and want to feel that amazing era when the Mughals used to stay here. Their history, their culture, their unique art of Inlay work etc are also the things to be noticed. Your private local professional Tour Guide will tell you all about the city and these attractions. You explore Agra's two top attractions on this private day tour  Taj Mahal (One of Seven wonder of the world) and  Agra Fort, both are UNESCO world heritage sites. You will also visit another heritage site  Itimad-ud-Daulah also known as Baby Taj. A Tuk- Tuk ride and a Buffet Lunch are also a part of this Day Trip.

This private Day Trip begins in the morning, pick-up from your hotel/airport or any preferred location in Delhi and then drive towards to Agra in your private AC Vehicle via India's famous fastest route known as Yamuna Expressway (it will take approx 3/4 hours / 210 km).  On your arrival in Agra, your first stop would be at Agra Fort. You will get in to Agra fort with your Local Tour Guide who will explain you all about the Agra Fort. Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra, India. The fort is also known as Lal Qila, Fort Rouge and Red Fort of Agra. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city. Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty till 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi.  After visiting Agra Fort, your next stop would be at AC restaurant where you will enjoy your buffet Lunch.  After finishing the Lunch your tour will move ahead and you will be taken to the Taj Mahal with your private local tour guide. Taj Mahal, the pinnacle of Mughal architecture, was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (1628-1658). It is one of India's biggest tourist attractions, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you will witness the beauty of Taj, a very difficult marbal inlay work with precious and semi- precious stones.  After Taj Mahal, Continue your tour for Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra. Often described as a "Jewel box" & sometime called the "Baby Taj", the tomb of I'timad-ud-Daulah is often regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal.  Later you can enjoy some shopping in Agra, one of the most important centers for handicrafts, made of marble inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of art and craft. Empress Noorjahan took personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work. Agra's major handicraft products besides inlay work are leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewellery and embroidery work.  At the end of your tour, you will be driven back to Delhi with a beautiful memories of Agra. Drop-off at your Hotel/Airport or any preferred location in Delhi.  END OF TOUR

What's included

  • Private tour
  • Professional English Speaking Local Tour guide
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Bottled water
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • All necessary transportation to/from site attractions

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Any expense of personal nature such as hard/soft drinks, phone/fax calls etc.
  • Any other expense not mentioned in the Package inclusions.