Visit the Taj Mahal and the forts, palaces, and mosques of Agra on a full-day excursion from New Delhi. Discover the temple deemed the “Token of Love, Devotion & Romance” and recognized as a jewel of Muslim art in India.
What to Expect
Take a full-day tour to Agra from New Delhi to discover one of the great wonders of the world, the beautiful and romantic Taj Mahal.
Termed as a “Token of Love, Devotion & Romance” and world recognized as a glittering jewel of Muslim architecture in India, the Taj Mahal is the majestic crown of palaces. The white domed marble mausoleum was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.
Start with an early pick up at around 05:00 from any New Delhi location. A guide will greet you and drive you to Agra, a journey of approximately 4-5 hours. Sit back and relax, as you watch the Indian landscape glide by.
Tour Agra, the kingdom of Mughals, which stands imperiously on the banks of the Yamuna river. The city is famous as a major tourist destination, because of its splendid antique structures and constructions by Mughal-era rulers.
With Hinduism, Islam, and Jainism religions running integrally in its veins, the state reveals the map of bygone Mughal-era history drawn with the colors of war, rivalry, sovereignty, regality, conspiracy, bloodshed, enthronement and dethronement.
Your first port of call will be Sikandra, standing majestically in the suburbs of Agra. It is one of the best preserved monuments of India, and is known for the Akbar mausoleum, which displays a perfect blend of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist, and Jain designs and motifs.
See the tomb, made up of red sandstone adorned with breathtaking inlay work of marble in geometric and floral designs.
Continue to Agra Fort. Built with red sandstone and white marble, Agra Fort is a treasure house of Mughal architecture. Inside this magnanimous fort, there are remarkable palaces, embellished chambers, hospitable reception rooms, and marvelous mosques. Here, you will be mesmerized at the beauty of the Pearl Mosque (Moti Masjid), Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Am, Macchi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Mina Masjid and Musammam Burj.
Your chauffeur will then drive you to the Taj Mahal. If you wish, before visiting the Taj, you can stop for lunch at a hotel and then proceed with your tour.
The Taj Mahal is the majestic crown of palaces. The white domed marble mausoleum was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Acclaimed by archaeologists world over as the finest example of Mughal architecture, it reflects a style that combines elements from Persian, Turkish, and Indian architectural styles.
After completing your Taj visit, you will be driven back to Delhi, reaching your hotel at around 22:00.
- Sightseeing & excursion as per itinerary with service of English speaking tour guide
- Complimentary lunch (without liqueur)
- Monuments fee
- En route refreshment
- Delhi-Agra-Delhi transport by air conditioned car
- Mineral water in the vehicle
- All applicable taxes and service charges
What's Not Included
- Air and train fares
- Medical insurance
- Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation/hike in
- fare, strike, or any other natural calamities
- Camera fee at monuments
Know Before You Go
• Package will be not operational on Friday