Tour Starts From : Delhi
Duration : 01 Day
Monuments Covered : Taj Mahal - Agra Fort
Plan your trip, including an optimal itinerary, to travel from Delhi to Agra in a day, exploring the best of architecture and historical monuments. Here are our suggestions to get a perfect same day Taj Mahal tour by car.
Agra boasts one of the most famous and beautiful buildings in the world, the Taj Mahal. Located on the banks of the Yamuna River, Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Taj, along with Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, are the three world heritage sites of Agra. Agra Fort is located near Taj Mahal, and Shah Jahan's son is known to have taken his father in a room overlooking the Taj Mahal. Another attraction is the ruins of Fatehpur Sikri, also known as a ghost town. Thousands of tourists travel daily from Delhi to Agra to explore the majestic beauty of these three attractions. It is well said that your journey to India is incomplete without spending a day in Agra, particularly the Taj Mahal.
Agra Tour Options - You can go to Agra by car or train. A journey in train is economical but leaves you with very few options of customization. For a day trip to Agra, it is better to take a car with a driver. This is more comfortable and highly convenient. You may alter your trip time and customize your journey.
* PLEASE NOTE THE TAJ REMAINS CLOSED ON FRIDAY*
Cost of car and containment - The cost of the vehicle from Delhi to Agra depends on the type of vehicle and or number of passengers. If you are traveling in a city of the same day's destination, the fare includes the driver, fuel costs, travel expenses, parking fees, and car rental.
Length and time of travel -220 km by car on Yamuna Expressway. It takes about 3-4 hours to arrive at Agra according to the schedule of one day. It is recommended to ride early in the morning to avoid traffic at peak.
The best way to travel - it's better to leave Delhi at 6 AM to arrive in Agra around 9 AM. If you use the guide service, you can purchase the Taj Mahal English guide for INR 350. After 2 hours at Taj Mahal, you can have lunch. After lunch, visit the Agra Fort followed by Fatehpur Sikri. You can return to Delhi at around 5PM.
Shopping in Agra - Agra is popular for marble inlay with semi-precious stones. Leather and handmade carpets are also popular. You may shop for a wide range of handicrafts to carry as a souvenir.
The best thing about the same day Taj Mahal tour is, it doesn't require much time without compromising with your taste. You may explore all you want without worrying about expenses and time. The most popular gateway for this journey is New Delhi, but you may also find the tour from other cities as well. So pack your bags and spend a day amidst the best of human creation – the Taj Mahal, which speaks a million stories by itself.
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