Private Agra Day Tour With Culture Walk - Delhi

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 20 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    6:30am-7am, You must contact the local tour operator at least 24 hours prior to tour departure to confirm exact pickup time (contact info will be provided on your confirmation voucher)
  • Departure Details :
    Departs from your Delhi hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Discover the magnificence of the Mughal Empire on a private day trip to the walled city of Agra! Traveling by train and private vehicle from Delhi, visit the UNESCO-listed Taj Mahal, a beautiful monument to love and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Option of doing a cultural walking tour or do sightseeing of the Agra Fort. Sightseeing, entrance fees, railway transfers, train tickets, and two meals (aboard the train) are included.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Round-trip train fares
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Lunch included
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Start with a pickup from your Delhi hotel between 6:30 7 a.m. to the citys Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station, where youll catch the premium non-stop fast train to Agra with light breakfast served on board.

Meet your driver upon arrival and make your way to the iconic Taj Mahal with your guide. Learn about the Mughal architecture as your guide discusses the Mughal empires history. Then enjoy a buffet-style lunch at a quality restaurant.

Thereafter head to the imposing Agra Fort, made of red sandstone white marble. If you opt for the Culture Walk, you head for the walk and admire the fort from outside the Army Gate - you do not visit inside the fort. If you opt to visit the Agra Fort instead, entry to Agra Fort is included, alongwith with knowledgeable guide. The guide will regale you with stories about the history and anecdotes associated with the fort. You will end up spending anywhere between 30 minutes to 90 minutes exploring this massive, yet fascinating fort. 

If option selected - Start the cultural walk and head to Ambedkar Park that is named in the memory of the architect of Indian constitution Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Hop onto a cycle rickshaw and head to the old bazaar area. Visit the mid-17th century Shahi Jama Masjid. Then tickle your taste buds in an Indian snack shop and a shop specializing in Paan which is a combination of areca nut and other ingredients wrapped in a betel leaf.

During the walk, your guide will suggest places for lunch. Then visit a place specializing in bridal wear, and perhaps witness one of the dresses being handcrafted. Thereafter visit a local temple dedicated to Hindu deity Shiva, and marvel at a balcony with intricately carved sculptors.

Then walk through a spice market and see as well as smell and taste various spices in different forms - whole, chopped, ground, roasted, sauted, and fried. End your walk in a garden dating back to Mughal times, and affording a magnificent view of the majestic Taj Mahal. Also get an opportunity to get dressed in age old Mughal attire and feel like royalty.

Catch the evening train to Delhi, and enjoy a meal on board. A private driver will transfer you to your hotel.
IMPORTANT: In order to make train reservation, please confirm the following information upon booking: Full Name, Gender, Age / Date of Birth, Passport Number and Nationality

Itinerary:

In order to confirm your train reservations, please verify the following information with local operator upon booking:
  • Full Name
  • Gender
  • Age and Date of Birth
  • Passport Number and Nationality

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Delhi
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Professional driver
  • Round-trip train tickets between Delhi and Agra
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach in train
  • Entrance fees (as applicable)
  • Culture Walk (if option selected)
  • Breakfast and dinner aboard train
  • Bottled water in vehicle
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch
  • Camera fee in monuments

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended

A current valid government issued passport or ID is required on the day of travel

Please note that tour duration includes travel time; on any given day, traffic conditions in India may be busy and you may spend a good amount of time in transit

Tour does not operate on Fridays, as Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays. Also the fast train does not run on Fridays.

IMPORTANT: In order to make train reservation, please confirm the following information upon booking: Full Name, Gender, Age / Date of Birth, Passport Number and Nationality