Overview

When one thinks about India, one of the first iconic landmarks that come to mind is the Taj Mahal, one of the most famous and beautiful buildings in the world. This tour takes you right up to this iconic landmark of Indian history and culture, as well as takes you on a tour of the nearby Agra Fort. You'll be picked up from your hotel in Delhi where you'll drive to Agra, located at the Yamuna River. Your first stop will be at the Agra Fort, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a noteworthy piece of Mughal architecture. The emperors of India's Mughal Dynasty have lived in this fort until 1638, and it's a sight to behold for its craftsmanship made of red sandstone. Your next stop is a break for some delicious lunch at a local Indian restaurant where you can taste the local flavors. Then it's off to the Taj Mahal itself, that iconic feature of Indian culture. You'll hear about the love story that led to its creation, as well as the Turkish, Indian, and Persian architectural styles that comprise its structure. You'll have time to enter it, admire the exterior and interior, it's garden, and take in the ambiance. You'll return safely to Delhi to your hotel after this day of history.

12 Hours 19 Dec, 20 Dec, 21 Dec, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Private tour
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Transport by air conditioned car
  • Driver, parking, toll taxes and fuel charges
  • Official English speaking tour guide
  • Bottled drinking water, fruit juice and cookies for the road

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Entrance fee to Taj Mahal (INR 1000 per person)
  • Entrance fee to Agra Fort (INR 550 per person)
  • Meals and beverages
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Head off to a private tour of one of the seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal, found in Agra
  • Explore the two most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage sites in India: Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
  • Learn about the iconic love story behind the 17th-century white marble mausoleum, and marvel at its design
  • Walk the huge expanse of the Agra Fort and learn about its Mughal architecture
  • Enjoy the convenience of a hotel pick up and drop off in a private air conditioned car
  • An English speaking guide will take you around these sites and give you valuable information
Itinerary
  • 7:00am pick up from your hotel in Delhi and begin your trip by private air conditioned car to Agra
  • 11:00am  witness India’s most iconic landmark, the Taj Mahal
  • 12:30pm break for lunch at a local Indian restaurant
  • 1:30pm  witness the World Heritage site and Mughal architectural wonder, Agra Fort
  • 3:30 pm head back to Delhi by your private air conditioned car
  • 7:00 pm approx. drop off at your hotel in Delhi