The UNESCO–listed Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world. Though you’ve almost certainly seen the white marble wonder in photos, the structure’s symmetry, scope, and obsessive detail can be appreciated only in person. Here’s how to experience the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort from New Delhi. Enjoy a private tour of Agra with Ticket & Lunch without worrying about arranging transportation, this excursion includes pickup and drop-off in Delhi. You can enjoy the scenery on the ride, then tour both the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort with your private tour guidestop for a buffet lunch in a Restaurant/Hotel to keep you fueled up for adventure.
Morning pick-up from your hotel in Delhi, Gurgaon or Noida or from the Delhi Airport (contact the local operator after booking to confirm your pick-up location). Then you will be driven 3 hrs 30 Min. via the express highway to the City of Taj Mahal where your adventure begins.
Arrive at Agra where your tour guide will be waiting for you. He will brief you on your upcoming sightseeing tour, you can use the hotel washrooms to get yourself refreshed before you start your sightseeing. 10:00am - Visit the legendary Taj Mahal (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). No trip to Agra would be complete without a visit to this shimmering vision of domes and minarets. The world's best-known tomb stands testimony to the timeless love story of the 17th century Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, and his wife, Queen Mumtaz Mahal.
Visit the imposing Agra Fort (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, this huge fort is made of red sandstone. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire.
Enjoy a lunch break at an air-conditioned multicuisine restaurant. Later proceed to the Baby Taj stunning views or the Sunset Point with the rear side of the Taj Mahal.
Free time for shopping in Agra which is known for its fabulous handicrafts made of marble and soft stone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest in the arts and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work. Agra's major handicraft products besides inlay work are leather-ware, brass-ware, carpets, jewellery and embroidery work and more.
After a memorable day, you will be driven back to Delhi. Arrive Delhi by 8:30 PM where you will be dropped at your hotel or airport.
End of Your Taj Mahal Private Guided Tour from Delhi with our Good Wishes