Taj Mahal Tour by Car
Destinations: - Delhi-Agra-Delhi
Monuments Covered: - Taj Mahal, Agra fort, Itmad-ud-Daula’s Tomb
Special Features: - Skip the line entrance tickets, Cultural Walk
Overview : - This 12 hours tour enables you touring Taj Mahal from Delhi in 1 day. In this Delhi Agra round trip besides visiting Taj Mahal and Agra fort you also get to explore the cultural diversity of the Mughal city.
Detailed Tour Plan
6:00 Am : Pick up from Delhi hotel/Airport - In the morning our driver will pick you for the scheduled Delhi Agra same day tour and within three half hours you will approach Agra using the super expressway.
9:30 Am : - Upon your arrival in Agra we will meet and greet you and introduce you to your knowledgeable tour guide. Now if you want to have tea or coffee you can and thereafter get ready for an existing Taj Mahal tour. The tour guide will brief you what thing’s to carry inside the Taj Mahal.
10:00 Am : - You enter the Taj premises after the security zone and get the narration of the tour guide about the forecourt area and the arabesque and Calligraphic work done on the main gate. Taj Mahal is built by the Mughal emperor or Shajahan in the fond memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal who was the Paramour of beauty. This site on the banks of river Yamuna with the calm ambience of gardens and fountains provide the impact of the heaven and then white Marble is the symbol of chastity of their love the love the tour guide will brief you about the elegant architecture and the inlaid work done in the marble. Remember there is a limit of time duration of maximum three hours at the Taj.
12:30 Pm : Lunch - Enjoy the delights of Mughalai cuisine at some local restaurant in Agra. You can savour the dishes like Shahi Panner, Chicken Kawab, Dal Makhani etc.
1:30 Pm : Agra Fort - Now proceed to visit the grand citadel of the Mughal regime. The Agra fort built on the remains of a mud fort known as Badalgarh was built by the third Mughal emperor Akbar and was modified by the subsequent rulers. Namely Jahangir, Shajahan and Aurangzeb. This it has a combination of architectural features which changes from sandstone to white marble palaces. The impressive palaces, Garden and balconies allure the tourists. Your tour guide will also show you the place where Shahajahan was captivated by his son and where he died overlooking the Taj.
3:00 Pm : Itmad-ud-Daula’s Tomb visit - Now proceed to visit an impressive Tomb-Itmad-ud-Daula’s Tomb which is popularly known as the Baby Taj. It is precursor to the Taj and in away a copy of the Taj with the use of Marble, stone inlay work etc. The tour guide will brief you about it’s history and the architectural similes.
4:00 Pm : Cultural Walk & shopping - Now you can enjoy a walk in the old city and can go on shopping spree as Agra is very famous for Marble articles, Leather goods, embroidery work etc.
6:00 Am - Now you will driven back to Delhi in the same car enjoying the comforts of your own car. Upon arrival in Delhi. We will transfer you back to your hotel or at the airport.