Same Day Tour Agra By Car
Same Day Agra Tour Itinerary :
It will be a one day tour to Agra City by Car from Delhi. You will get to see shades of Mughal era in which would include the Mughal monuments and Mughal architectures. You will visit the three famous Mughal monuments in Agra in a day which are Tajmahal, Agra Fort, and Itmad-ud-daula and will explore some market and return to Delhi by evening.
Pick Up At Delhi:
You need to be ready early in the morning as the driver will be available at the already scheduled pick-up location which would be either your home or hotel an then you will proceed for Agra journey. On the way midway, you will stop for refreshment. You will reach Agra around 8:00 am and you will be taken straight to Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Visit Taj Mahal:
It would take around 45 minutes to reach Tajmahal after entering the Agra City. The Tajmahal is the monument which is the main destination of the traveller who visits Agra. Agra Tour without Tajmahal visit is a waste. It is the symbol of love. It was built by the famous Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in the loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal who dies while giving birth to their fourteenth child. Tajmahal is the best example of the Mughal Architecture. It is made up of white marbles which gives a feeling of sheer elegance, purity, and sentiment, this is the reason it has touched the heart of the people from all around the world. Tajmahal is spread across 42 acres of land and is located along the bank of the river Yamuna.
You will leave from Tajmahal and will be taken to the best restaurant in Agra for the lunch (Lunch expense to be owned by the traveller themselves.)
After lunch, you will be taken to Agra Fort, the second famous Mughal Monument of Agra. Agra Fort was constructed by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D. Agra Fort is built with the red sandstone giving it a very elegant look. Agra Fort includes many other buildings like the Moti Masjid and Musanman Burj. It is believed that Shah Jahan was imprisoned and then he died here.
Visit Itmad-Ud-Daula (Baby Taj)
It would take around 2 hours for a round in Agra Fort and then you will be taken to Itmad-ud-daula which is also known as Baby Taj. This monument is special in terms of both history and architecture. The reason for this specialty is that it is the very first tomb in India that is entirely made out of Marble. It is a mausoleum cum tomb of Mir Ghiyas Beg, a minister in the court of Shah Jahan.
17:00 hrs- Proceed back to Delhi
Finally, you will leave from Agra and proceed back to Delhi with lots of memories from the tour of Agra. On Delhi arrival, you will be dropped back to the scheduled drop-off location.