Agra Overnight Tour
Enjoy the Mughal Architecture on Overnight Agra Tour by Car Taj Mahal also popularly known as the symbol of love made of white marble was built by Emperor Shah Jahan on the bank of river Yamuna in Agra, India. Agra, the city of the world-famous Taj Mahal… but not only!
It would be a mistake to think that Agra only has to offer sightseeing of the World’s Wonder Taj Mahal. This city, located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and around 200 kilometers away from Delhi. It has indeed a rich historical background, that can be felt thanks to the numerous and various monuments in and around the center of the city.
If it is possible to visit a few of Agra’s most impressive monuments in a one day span of time (see our « Same Day Agra Tour » and « Same Day Agra Tour by Express Train », it will be impossible to sightsee all of them.”Two Days in Agra Tour” will allow you to thoroughly visit the city and not miss any of Agra’s treasures.
Taj Mahal, a symbol of the endless love of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, Mumtaz. It will naturally be the most memorable stop of your visit to Agra. During the tour, you will have time to thoroughly visit the white-marble mausoleum and take pictures.
Agra Fort, his old castle made out of red sandstones was built between 1565 and 1573 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar but completed in 95 years by four Mughal Emperors. It was the main residence of Mughal Emperors for almost a century.
Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daula:
Itimad-Ud-Daula: this mausoleum was built by the then Mughal Emperor Jahangir’s wife, Nur Jahan, for her father. It is said to have served as a draft for the Taj Mahal, built later, and that’s why it is often called Baby Taj Mahal.
Akbar’s Tomb, in a quite different style, this monument shelters the tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar. The monument’s architecture is impressive and combines red sandstone and white marble.
These peaceful and a bit underrated gardens are situated on the other side of the Yamuna River, facing the Taj Mahal. They give to their visitors another perspective on the mausoleum and the river, especially at the time of sunset.
Fatehpur Sikri, founded by Emperor Akbar, this old abandoned city. It is located less than 40km away from Agra. It was built in 1571 and became the capital of the Mughal Empire for only 14 years. Treasures of Mughal architecture can be found there, while you walk through its deserted alleys.
Throughout the two days, you will be guided by an experienced English speaking guide, native of Agra, who will make sure that you won’t miss any exclusive anecdote of the secret of the city. All transfers will be made in a comfortable AC car, which will pick you up in Delhi and drop you back to Delhi to the location of your choice.
The exact details and program have to be discussed according to your wishes, your travel plans, and your time constraints (hotel of the star category of your choice, time and precise pick-up location, etc…).
Did you know? Agra is also famous in the entire country for its cube-shaped sweet called “Petha”. Give it a try!
Why should I book a Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi?
Toggle content goes here, click edit This tour will introduce you four Mughal structures in Agra, one of the most historic cities of Northern India. It show you the beautiful symmetry of the Taj Mahal, the residential palace of Mughal era called Agra Fort, the mausoleum of the famous third mughal emperor, Akbar the Great, and, last but not least, the mausoleum of Itimad-ud-Daula which is shaped like a jewel box.button to change this text.
How many attractions can I explore in this tour?
You will be able to explore the four major attractions of the city of Agra in this tour ; Taj Mahal, Agra fort, Itimad-Ud-Daula and Akbar’s Tomb. This “Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi” will therefore allow you to visit the biggest highlights of Agra.
Can I book this tour in advance? How?
Yes, of course, you can book this tour in advance and it is very easy to do so. You just need to go and click on the option “Book this tour”, fill your details and you will get an instant confirmation of booking.
What is allowed and what is not allowed in Taj Mahal?
For security purposes, we are not allowed to carry any eatables and smoking items, alcoholic items, any juice or soft drinks, laptop, tripods, flags, any fire box. But we are allowed to carry cameras, mobile phones, wallet, ladies purses, drinking water, keys etc.
When is Taj Mahal closed?
Be aware that Taj Mahal is closed every Friday.
Are there any charges to cancel a booking?
There are not any cancellation charges, as long as you cancel it more than 12 hours before the tour starts. You can therefore book this tour in last minute and you can also cancel it 12 hours before the tour’s start.
- Delhi – Agra – Delhi by air conditioned vehicle.
- English speaking tour guide
- One night stay in hotel.
- Packaged mineral water.
- All vehicle & travel expenses.
- All applicable taxes.
- Any monuments fees
- Lunch & dinner
- Any tipping for guide & driver
Day 1 => 08:00 AM- Pick Up
Our driver will pick you up at 08:00 AM from your desire location(Hotel, Railway Station, Airport) in Delhi and proceed to Agra by Yamuna Expressway. The duration will be around 3h to reach in Agra. On the way, if you would like to go for a toilet or any break, you may tell your driver and he will be happy to do that. As ever you will arrive in Agra, our experienced tour guide will be introduced to you, who is native of Agra to make sure you won't miss any exclusive anecdote of the secret of the city.
First, you will be taken to Agra Fort for sightseeing meanwhile if you do have a luggage that will be completely safe with our reliable driver.
11:30 AM- Agra Fort
It was a beautiful residence of Mughal Emperors in the Mughal dynasty is called Agra Fort, which is made of red sandstone, therefore it is also called Red Fort(Lal Quila). This majestic fort was started to build in 1565 by the third Mughal Emperor, was called "The Great Akbar" and it was completed by the sixth Mughal Emperor "Alamgir Aurangzeb".In this fort, Emperor Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his own son for the last eight years of his life but he was able to gaze out at the Taj Mahal. The Fort was designated a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE site in 2007 and then go-ahead for the Hotel.
01:00 PM- Check Inn the Hotel
You will have around 1h to fresh up and get ready for your delicious lunch.
02:00 PM- Lunch
Now you are going to have delicious Mughlai, North Indian and Local food of Agra will depend on your choice. After having lunch, visit Itimad-ud-Daula.
03:00 PM- Itimad-ud-Daula (BABY TAJ)
It's time to visit Itimad-ud-Daula and also known as Baby Taj Mahal. This is the beautiful mausoleum in the shape of jewellery box, was built by fourth Mughal Emperor Jahangir's wife, Nur Jahan, for her father. The monument is famous for its religious values as well as Supreme Architecture, and the visit to Mehtab Garden.
04:15 PM- Mehtab Garden(Sunset Garden)
After visiting the Baby Taj Mahal, you will be able to see the stunning view of the Taj Mahal from the riverside (Yamuna) in the best light of sunset. Where you will able to see the Taj Mahal how to change color in the light of sunset and take the best pictures and after that you will see the tradition and cultural art of Agra.
06:00 PM- Visit to colorful Market of Agra
Here you will get a chance to explore the colorful market of Agra city which describes the old tradition of Agra. Where you will see the beautiful Inlay work on Marble which is most popular in the city and also Agra is very famous for its own handicraft items, leather, and art(souvenirs) and then have dinner.
08:00 PM- Dinner
You will be taken to a posh restaurant, where you will have a wonderful experience with North Indian and Mughlai cuisine or you can enjoy the best local food. After that drop you back to your Hotel.
2nd Day => 05:30 AM- Taj Mahal in the Sunrise
The Taj Mahal, a symbol of the endless love of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, Mumtaz. In sunrise, this magnificent monument has a unique stunning beauty because the nature of Marble is translucent. it will naturally be the first and most memorable step of your visit to the city of Agra. After that stop for breakfast. (Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday)
08:00 AM- Breakfast
It's time to have breakfast and after having it, visit Fatehpur Sikri.
09:00 AM- Fatehpur Sikri
Fatehpur Sikri is one of the old small city in Northern India, was established by the third Mughal Emperor Akbar, is made of red sandstone. In the time of Emperor Akbar, it used to be the capital of India also, is about 40 km far from the main city of Agra and it takes around one hour to arrive there. On the way back, you will have lunch.
12:30 NOON- Lunch
It's time to have lunch and then proceed back to Delhi.
01:45 PM- Back to Delhi
You will proceed back to Delhi and drop you at your desire location only in Delhi.
I hope you will have a wonderful experience and see you soon in the future through our company Dream India Trip.