Private Full-Day Agra Fort and Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi (13134P1)
India, Delhi, New Delhi
India is full of majestic sights but few rival the Taj Mahal. Explore this iconic destination and UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the imposing Agra Fort, on this 15-hour day trip to Agra from Delhi. Pickup and drop-off in Delhi, private air-conditioned transportation and driver, guide in Agra, entrance fees, transport directly to the Taj Mahal, and lunch (vegetarian option available) included.
After a 6am pickup at your hotel in Delhi or the Delhi train station or the Delhi airport, relax and let you private driver take you to Agra, three hours away on the Yamuna Express Highway.
Arrive in Agra around 9am, meet your guide, and proceed to the Taj Mahal where you guide brings the history and beauty of this mausoleum, built in the17th century by Mogul emperor Shah Jahan for this most beloved wife, to life during a 2.5 hour tour.
Next, visit the Agra Fort, a red-sandstone monument built by Mogul emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D. which incorporates Hindu and Central-Asian architectural styles. Explore the virtual city that exists inside the fort, including mosques and lavish living quarters, for 1.5 hours, then break for lunch (vegetarian option available) at a top air-conditioned restaurant.
After lunch, take advantage of time to do some shopping in Agra, a city known for handicrafts including marble and soft-stone inlay, carpets, embroidery, leather goods, jewelry, and more.
At 6pm, transfer back to Delhi with your private driver, arriving at your original pickup point around 9pm.