Tour overview

Taj Mahal Tour From Delhi  by Dream India Trip

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 Wonder Taj Mahal. This city, located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh 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.

Taj Mahal Facts
Taj Mahal:

The Taj Mahal, a symbol of the endless love of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, Mumtaz. It will naturally be the first and most memorable step of your visit to the city of Agra. During the tour, you will have time to thoroughly visit the white-marble mausoleum and take pictures.

After the visit of the Taj Mahal, you will, therefore, have the opportunity to also visit – according to your preferences :

Agra Fort:

Agra Fort: his old castle made out of red sandstones was built between 1565 and 1573 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar but completed by the four Emperors around 95 years. It was the main residence of Mughal Emperors for almost a century.

Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daula:

Itimad-ud-Daula, also known as « Baby Taj Mahal »: 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:

This monument shelters the tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar, the grandfather of the Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal. The monument’s architecture is impressive and combines red sandstone and white marble.

The Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi or Jaipur is variant tour of “Sunrise Taj Mahal Tour“, and it will allow you to discover the multiple treasures of Agra, picking you up from your doorstep in Delhi or Jaipur with a comfortable AC car and bringing you back to the drop location of your choice at the end of the day. Throughout the day, 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. After your tour drop you back at your desired location in Delhi, and Taj Mahal tour from Delhi ends here!

The exact details and program have to be discussed according to your wishes, your travel plans, and your time constraints.

Did you know? Agra is also famous in the entire country for its cube-shaped sweet called “Petha”. Give it a try!

FAQ'S

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.

Are there any charges to cancel a booking?

There are not any cancellation charges, as long as you cancel it more than 48 hours before the tour starts. You can therefore book this tour in last minute and you can also cancel it 48 hours before the tour’s start.

Included

  • Delhi-Agra-Delhi by air conditioned car
  • English speaking Tour Guide
  • Packaged mineral water
  • All vehicle & travel expenses
  • All applicable taxes

Not Included

  • Any tipping for guide & driver
  • Lunch or any food
  • Any monuments fees
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06:00 AM- Pick Up

You will be picked up by our driver in early morning at 06:00 AM from your desire location(Hotel,Railway Station and Airport) in Delhi and you will proceed to Agra through the Yamuna Expressway. The duration of journey will be around 3 hours in order to reach in Agra. On the way if you would like to go for toilet or snack break,you may tell to your driver and he will be happy to do that. As ever you will arrive in Agra, our Experienced tour guide will be introduced you,who is native of Agra , will make sure that you won't miss any exclusive anecdote of secret of the city.

09:30 AM- Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal,symbol of the endless love of the fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife,Mumtaz,will naturally worth be the first and most memorable step of your visit in the city of Agra. You will have time to throughly visit White Marble Mausoleum and take pictures.
Due to it's magnificent beauty and impressive architecture, Taj Mahal is counted among the Seven Wonders of the World and after visiting Taj Mahal,you will continue the tour for Agra Fort.(Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday)

11:30 AM- Agra Fort

Agra Fort was the main residence of Mughal Emperors of the Mughal dynasty until 1638. It's made of red sandstone and is therefore also called Red Fort(Lal Quila). After exploring Agra Fort,you will go ahead for delicious lunch of Agra.

01:15 PM- Lunch

During the lunch break, you are going to have some delicious Mughlai,North Indian and Local food of Agra,depending on your choice.After having lunch,you will continue the visit to colorful market of Agra.

02:15 PM- Visit to colorful market of Agra

In the market, you will get a chance to explore the colorful market of Agra city, which gather the old tradition of Agra. You will witness the beautiful Inlay work on Marble-the same as on the Taj Mahal-as well as Agra's famous handicraft items,leather and other kind of art(souvenirs). You will then move to Itimad-ud-Daula or Akbar's Tomb,according to your preference : this last stop will be optional according to your wish.

03:15 PM- Itimad-ud-Daula (Baby Taj) or Akbar's Tomb

Itimad-ud-Daula is a beautiful mausoleum in the shape of jewellery box,which was built by fourth Mughal Emperor Jahangir's wife,Nur Jahan,for her father. After this stop,you will proceed back to Delhi.
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The Akbar's Tomb was started to be built by third Mughal Emperor Akbar himself but it was completed by his son Jahangir. This mausoleum is the best blend of Islamic, Hindu, Christian, Buddhist, and Jain art. After this last stop, you will proceed back to Delhi.

04:15 PM- Depart from Agra to New Delhi

You will proceed back to Delhi and drop you at your desire location only in Delhi.

We hope that you will have a wonderful experience and that we will see you soon in future through our company Dream India Trip.

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