Duration : 1 Day
Destination : Delhi - Agra - Delhi
Same day Agra Tour by car is a superb way to visit the city of Taj Mahal-Agra. This tour is extremely convenient and easy. You not only cover all key tourist sites in Agra such as Taj Mahal, Tomb of Itimad-ud Daulah, Agra Fort, Sikandra, etc you also get to know the history behind each of these sites.. The best thing about this tour is that you are back home in just a single day.
The trip starts with pick you from your selected hotel in New Delhi or from the airport. From here you will be directly transferred to Agra in a pre-booked taxi. Taj Expressway has made this journey between Delhi and Agra extremely comfortable. You actually cover distance of 217 km in less than 5 hours. On the way you can have a short tea break if you wish.
Once you touch Agra, you can stop somewhere for a quick breakfast. After that you will proceed directly for Taj Mahal viewing.
Taj Mahal is one of the most visited monuments of the country. You can enter the monument after you pay the entry ticket. There is a ticket counter at both Eastern and Western Gate. The counter opens an hour before the sunrise. Entry fee for Taj Mahal is just INR 50 for Indian Nationals. Foreigners have to pay INR 1100 in order to enter the monument. If you wish to see the main mausoleum you have to pay an additional INR 200. This ivory white monument built by Shahjahan is the prime attraction of Agra.
You can stop at any of the well-known restaurants in Agra for a delectable Mughali meal. Some of the popular joints in Agra are Jahanpanah, Pind Balluchi, Pinch of Spice, etc. After that you can proceed to visit Agra Fort.
After you are done with your lunch you must proceed to visit another magnificent tourist spot in Agra- Agra Fort. This well known tourist site in Agra is spread over a huge area of 2.5 km. Agra Fort was prime residence of Mughal kings till 1638. It is built totally out of red sandstone.
Once you are done with visiting Agra Fort you can proceed to visit Sikandra which is located in suburbs of Agra. You can visit Akbar's tomb which is located on grounds of Sikandra.
Now you can leave for Delhi otherwise it will get very late at night. Once you are in Delhi the tour representative will come to pick you up and transfer you to your chosen hotel or the airport in accordance to your wish.