Located in the banks of river Yamuna in the city of Agra is the world’s most beautiful mausoleum and symbol of eternal love of a king for his beloved queen is the stunning Taj Mahal. The monument was built with white marble using Persian, Islamic and Indian architectural styles. The beautiful monument is built in a 42 acre land where it stands gleaming surrounded by a beautiful garden. Agra is a hub of historical sightings. Besides TajMahal there are several other forts, palaces and monuments that have commendable architecture, they all comes under same day Taj Mahal tour by car. Here is an itinerary describing how you can visit the magnificent Taj Mahal.
Itinerary of same day Taj Mahal tour by car
Pick Up from Delhi
We will begin our day early so you have ample time to see TajMahal. Our executive will pick you up from your hotel in a comfortable car and will drive you to Agra. The Yamuna Express Highway has shortened the gap between the two cities. You will reach Agra in just a couple of hours. Our driver will break the journey so you can have breakfast.
Visit at Taj Mahal
The mesmerizing monument has more than just beauty. There are many interesting stories behind the beautiful architecture. Our professional guide will take you around this beautiful monument built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. You can spend two hours admiring the beauty of TajMahal. There are many vendors that sell miniatures of TajMahal in Agra. You can buy one to take back as a remembrance of this glorious mausoleum.
Visit at Agra Fort
For some years Agra was the capital city of the Mughals in the 16th century. Located just 2.5 km away from TajMahal the fort is spread out in a 94 acre land. It is made of red sandstone and was once a pride of the Mughal kings. The intricate carvings filled with coloured glass once held precious gems in them. Each pillar was exquisitely valuable. You can buy some souvenirs for your loved ones from the many street side vendors that sell some beautiful traditional trinkets.
Lunch at a Choice of Your Restaurant
Agra has many good restaurants where you can dine. However, there are some local cuisines which you should definitely try.
Visit to Fatehpur Sikri
About 36 km away from Agra is another historical place – Fatehpur Sikri. It takes about an hour to reach the city. Like Agra, Fatehpur Sikri also has many historical buildings which are commendably beautiful. The Buland Darwaza, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Jama Masjid (not the one in Delhi) and the Panch Mahal are some of the famous monuments in this city. Each monument has an enchanting story to say. The architecture in them is unique and unforgettable.
Back to Delhi
A day full of historical beauty must have already drained a lot of energy. You can relax in the car and browse through the memories that you have captured from your visit as the driver drives you back to your hotel.
- Lunch in a multi-cuisine restaurant.
- Sightseeing by private air conditioned car
- Private uniformed driver
- All parking fees, tolls and taxes, allowances, fuel and interstate taxes
- Private live tour guide
What’s not included
- Tips and gratuities
- Entry fees of Monuments
- Traveller - 145 USD
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