Discover 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.
Visit the famous Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Best designed all-inclusive itinerary for first-time visitors to India.
Bottled drinking water will be provided for free.
In the early morning, your driver will pick you up at your hotel in Agra and we will transfer to start the Taj Mahal one day tour by a private car with the guide.
The Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is a perfect sample of Indian architecture. The essence of our Taj Mahal day tour is to see the wonderful sunrise scenery here. It is said that the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan spending 22 years building this ivory marble masterpiece in order to memorize his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal who died after their 14th child's birth.
After that, we will head to the Agra Fort, which is also known as Lal Qila or Red Fort because of its red sandstone structure. It is a typical Mughal Islamic architecture. As one of the most prominent monuments in India, the fort was built for Emperor Akbar and it shows the influence from both Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. There are two gates of the Agra Fort, Delhi Gate and Amar Singh Gate. We will access the fort through the Amar Singh Gate. We can take a look at the Khas Mahal, Anguri Bagh, Musamman Burj, Macchi Bhawan and many other parts of the Agra Fort. Shah Jahan was imprisoned for eight years by his son Aurangzeb, and he could only look the Taj Mahal from a small window until he died.
Next our guide will accompany you to the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, which is also known as the 'Baby Taj'. The Empress Nur Jahan built it from the year of 1622 to 1628 for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg. Since he made a great contribution to the Moghul Empire, he was hailed as "Itimad-ud-Daulah" (Pillar of the State).
After around 1-hour strolling at the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, we will leave you one hour free time to have lunch at an Indian restaurant or an International brand hotel at your own cost. Please feel free to ask advice from your guide for what you would like to have.
In the afternoon, you will be escorted to stroll around some local markets where you could try some famous Indian snacks or buy some souvenirs. The markets are full of delicate handicrafts, beautiful jewelries, colorful clothes or leather goods etc. It must be a different experience for your India tour.
Then, our Taj Mahal day trip ends here. Your driver will drop you off at your hotel or any other places you requested. Have a pleasant evening!
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- Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Agra.
- Service of English-speaking guide as per itinerary.
- All transfers in private A/C vehicle with experienced driver.
- Monuments Entrance fees per the itinerary.
- Complimentary bottled water.
- All government applicable taxes and service charges.
- Flight fares and India visa fee.
- Accommodation and meals.
- Personal expenses (insurance, drinks, camera fee etc.).
- Tips for guides and drivers.