Private Full-Day Tour Of Taj Mahal And Agra Fort From Delhi

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    6am. Please confirm pickup time with local tour operator after booking, see voucher instructions
  • Departure Details :
    Your New Delhi hotel or airport
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Spend the day visiting the crown jewel of India the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort on this private tour from Delhi. Your professional driver and guide will be there to provide commentary and a high quality of service from hotel/airport pickup to drop-off. ride in comfort in an air-conditioned vehicle with Wi-Fi. For lunch, enjoy a delicious buffet and free time to explore in Agra.

Highlights

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Buffet lunch included

Know More about this tour

Your tour will start with pickup from either the Delhi Airport or your hotel at 6am. You will then travel to Agra via expressway in your private air-conditioned car for approximately 3.5 hours (250km) with your professional driver. You'll arrive in Agra by 9:45am and meet your guide. After a brief review of the day's itinerary, you'll head off to the Taj Mahal.

When you visit the Taj Mahal, you'll find out first-hand why it is called the Crown Jewel of India. Discover this great symbol of love and dedication with the help of your guide's commentary. Learn how this mausoleum was built by Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, for his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. See the beautiful ivory-white marble that is the signature of this masterpiece. Admire the distinctive Indo-Islamic architecture, such as the arches and domes. Marvel at how the structure plays with light and shadows. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a complex structure of mosques, courtyards, guest houses, and gardens that will ignite your imagination.

Following your Taj Mahal tour, you'll travel to Agra Fort at 12:30pm. Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was built by the Mughal emperor Akbar and is known as the Red Fort because of the red sandstone used to create this powerful fortress. Standing on the right bank of the Yamuna Fort, this historical fort is very impressive and serves as a reminder of the Mughal Dynasty.

Sit down to a delicious lunch at a local restaurant at 1:45pm. After the leisurely lunch, you'll have some free time to explore the area. From there you'll continue on to the Tomb of L'timad-ud-Daula at 2:30pm with your guide. This mausoleum is sometimes referred to as the Baby Taj and said to be the preliminary draft for the Taj Mahal. Next, drive to Mehtab Bagh that sits on the northern shore of the Yamuna. Stroll the centuries-old garden complex to an observation point that provides you with a stunning view of the Taj Mahal.

You'll return to Agra City at 4:30pm, where you can take advantage of some free time to self-explore. Visit the marketplace where craftsmen, artists, and other vendors come to sell their wares. You'll meet your guide at 5pm to head back to Delhi, with a return to your hotel by 8:30pm

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Experienced guide
  • Professional driver
  • Buffet lunch  (if all inclusive option chosen)
  • Entrance Fees All Monuments  (if all inclusive option chosen)
  • Bottled water
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Transport by air condition private vehicle with WIFI
  • Private tour

Exclusions

  • Gratuities to driver and guide (optional)
  • Food and drinks (unless specified)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Confirmation received at the time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers 10 years and older

Children must be accompanied by an adult, advise local tour operator at the time of booking if traveling with children

Children under age 10 are free

Maximum capacity of 5 passengers

Not wheelchair accessible

Photography allowed

Personal foods and drinks are allowed