Wonders of Agra :TajMahal & Agra Fort Private Same Day Tour by Car from Delhi

Duration: 10 hours
Destination: India, Uttar Pradesh, Agra
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  • 10 hours
  • Agra
  • E-Voucher
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  • Cancellable

Overview

Agra is an ancient city, mentioned in the “Mahabharta” , A major Indian Epic and it came into the limelight during reign of Mughals. It is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the world - Tajmahal . The Taj is a monument of such incredible elegance that it is considered synonyms with beauty itself. Agra, Located on the banks of river Yamuna, is one of the most visited cities in the country. Strategically located at the heart of India in the alluvial plains between the ganges & Yamuna, Agra had been a religious & commercial center for centuries. But it is matured & perfected itself when the Mughals made it their home. Agra is famous not only for its Mughal Art & culture but is also known for its exquisite delicacies especially “Chaat”, a savoury snack and the famous sweet “Petha”

Itinerary
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Stop At: Taj Mahal, Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra 282001 India

Taj Mahal
The epitome of love and romance, Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tribute to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Arjumand Bano Begum), Who died in 1631 A.D. It is a mausoleum of the queen, Splendidly created in her memory. The very sight of Taj Mahal is a feast not only to the eyes but to the senses as well. Made from white marble in the typical Mughal Style, It is seamlessly blends elements from Persian, Islamic and Indian Architecture styles. The completion of this masterpiece took 22 years (1631-1653). Thousands of artisans like masons, stonecutters, inlayers, carvers, painters, calligraphers and dome builders were hired from across the empire and other places including central Asia & Iran. White marble used for veneering was brought in from Makrana, Rajasthan. Semiprecious stones for inlay ornamentation were sourced from across India, Ceylon (Now Sri Lanka) and Afghanistan. Red Sandstone of different tints was quarried from Sikri & Dholpur


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Agra Fort Rakabgani, Agra 282003 India

Agra Fort
Agra Fort is also known as Red Fort was commissioned by the great Mughal emperor Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar in 1565 and is another breathtaking marvel amongst Agra’s world heritage sites. A stone tablets at the gate of the Fort that it had been built before 1000 AD but was later renovated by the Emperor Akbar. The Red Sandstone Fort was converted into a place during Shah Jahan time, and reworked extensively with marble & pietra dura inlay. Notable buildings in Fort include the Pearl Mosque or Moti Masjid, the Diwan-e-Am and Diwan-e-Khas (Hall of Public & Private Audience). Jahangir Palace, Khas Palace , Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirror) and the Musamman Burj, The Forbidding exteriors of this fort conceal an inner paradise. It has total perimeter of 2.4KM (1.5 Miles) and is ringed by double castellated ramparts of red sandstone punctuated at regular intervals by bastions. A moat 9 meters (30 Feet) wide & 10 meters 933 Feet) deep surround the outer wall.


Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Hotel/airport pickup and drop-off
  • All necessary transportation to/from site attractions
  • Mineral water
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

Exclusions
  • Gratuties
  • Monument Entrance Fees
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Taj Mahal
  • Entry/Admission - Agra Fort
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Private day trip to Agra from Delhi
  • Visit two of India's UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites: the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort
  • Explore the huge expanse of the Agra Fort and learn about its Mughal architecture
  • Get an in-depth tour of the iconic Taj Mahal and the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj)
  • Enjoy a traditional Indian lunch at a popular restaurant
  • Private tour with an expert guide ensures a more personalized and flexible experience
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle included
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from Airport, Hotel, Railway Station , Bus Stop in Delhi NCR


Return Details

Pick and Drop from your Delhi/NCR hotel or airport

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

10 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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