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Taj Mahal and Agra Tour By Car From Delhi

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    What to Expect
    This private tour will start with hotel pickup in Delhi at 6am. From there you will drive straight to Agra in a chauffeur driven air-conditioned car (204km/3hrs) via the Yamuna Expressway.

    At 10am you will arrive at the Mughal city of Agra, and your local guide will take you to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site and Wonder of the World the Taj Mahal. When you get out of the car in Agra, you will first enjoy a tonga (horse carrage) ride from the parking lot to the Taj Mahal and will marvel over the fantastic view.

    As you arrive at the Taj Mahal, your guide will teach you about the architecture of the monument and will narrate the building's history. The building, a white marble mausoleum, reveals undying love story of Emperor Shah Jahan and Queen Mumtaz. It’s construction lasted a period of 22 years from 1631 AD to 1653 AD, and around 22,000 people worked on it daily.

    After the Taj Mahal, you will see a local traditional art marble demonstration and proceed to 5-Star Hotel ITC Mughal, Jaypee Palace & Trident for a buffet lunch.

    At 12pm, after lunch, you will proceed to the Agra Fort, another UNESCO world heritage site. This fort was renovated with red sandstone on the orders of Emperor Akbar, and is surrounded by 21.4 meter high walls and four gates on its four sides.

    Quila-i-Akbari, as the Red Fort is also called, also served as the capital to the Mughal sultanate due to its prime location. Your guide will brief you about the Diwan-I-Aam (the hall of public audience used for hearing common public grievances), the Diwan-I-Khas (the hall of private audience), the Sheesh Mahal (a glass palace with tiny mirrors on the wall), the Jasmine Tower and other mosques inside the Agra Fort. It is believed that Shah Jahan was imprisoned and died there as well.

    From your guide, you will come to know about the history of this Mughal architectural feat, why it was created and when. You will also enjoy taking pictures and experiencing the Mughal Era of Emperor Akbar. Also, you'll explore the local market of Agra very close to the Taj Mahal.

    You will finish your visit to the Agra Fort at 4:30 pm, and from there you will leave for Delhi taking the Yamuna Expressway. On your arrival back in Delhi, you will be transferred to your hotel or airport for your onward journey.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your Delhi city hotel or the Delhi airport
    Departure Time
    6:00 AM
    Duration
    13h
    Return Details
    Your Delhi city hotel or the Delhi airport
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide
    • Private guide
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Tonga ride
    • Parking fee
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Entry/Admission - Taj Mahal
    • Entry/Admission - Agra Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Red Fort (Lal Quila)
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks (unless specified)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Please contact the local tour operator after booking to confirm your pickup and drop-off locations; tour operator contact information will be found on your confirmation voucher
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

    Taj India tours is highly professional. They are courteous, reasonably priced, courteous and friendly. I plan to use their services always when I visit Agra. All the best. Vikas Punia rocks.

    1  Thank Philipose G
    Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

    Very nice tour and very nice guide! Recommended for tourists going to Agra and Taj Mahal. 素晴らしいガイドさん、日本語も堪能、色々アグラやタージマハルの事沢山楽しく学ぶ事が出来ました。

    2  Thank Tanmay B
    Reviewed 19 October 2017

    It was brilliant trip from Delhi to Agra to see wonderful Taj Mahal. With this company and guide it was perfect. Valid information with very good approach to client. Thanks a lot. Others- if you are looking for guid who will tell you information you...More

    Date of experience: October 2017
    2  Thank Guide736654
    Reviewed 17 October 2017

    I was guided along the Taj Mahal and it's surroundings (some spots you will never see a "normal tourist", at least the guide gave me this special feeling), very friendly and good spoken, clear English in a beautiful place. I can recommend this day tour...More

    Date of experience: October 2017
    2  Thank wpjongedijk
    Reviewed 25 July 2015

    Anjum, our tour guide was very respectful, courteous, polite and showed genuine concern for our well-being. On our visit to the Taj Mahal, he told us a lot about the history, several trivia and fun facts about the Taj. He showed us some fun things...More

    Date of experience: July 2015
    2  Thank 193wilbertt
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    • Taj Mahal Agra Fort and 2 more
    • Duration: 13h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
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