Did you know: Materials from all over India and Asia were used in the construction of Taj Mahal. It is said that over 1,000 elephants were used for transporting the construction material.
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Description

At 7 am in the morning, our professional driver will pick you up from your hotel Airport or Train Station within Delhi to begin this full-day trip. 

It will take you 4-hour drive from Delhi to Fatehpur Sikri, which is 40 kilometers from Agra.This magnificent ghost city was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and became the capital of Mughal India for 15 years before it was abandoned due to the scarcity of water. You will visit Jama Masjid, the 54-meter-high Victory Gate (Buland Darwaza), the white marble tomb of Shikh Salim Chrishti as well as many palaces and pavilions that blend elements of Hindu, Islamic and Persian architecture. 

Later, you will drive to Agra to visit Agra Fort, where your Agra guide will meet you at the monument to show you around. Agra Fort (UNESCO World Heritage site), built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 CE. This huge fort is made of red sandstone and features elegant buildings. Emperor Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal in memory of his wife, was imprisoned in Agra Fort by his son Aurangzeb. From the fort, he was able to see the Taj Mahal – the mausoleum of his wife, Mumtaz. The fort is home to a number of beautiful mosques, such as Nagina Masjid, Meena Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Khas Mahal. 

After you will have a lunch in Nice Restaurant and taste the local Indian cuisine.

Later you will go to visit the Taj Mahal at Sunset. This is the best time to see the Taj Mahl and where you will marvel at the spectacular Taj Mahal as the sun sets in the background. 

Take your time to admire this majestic place, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous and beautiful buildings in the world. 

Later in the evening you will drive back to Delhi, full of great memories!

Itinerary

7:00 am: Pick up.

Your tour starts from your hotel, airport or train station in Delhi, where you will meet your guide and start your tour full of smiles and positive energy!

First stop: Fatehpur Sikri.

This magnificent ghost city was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and became the capital of Mughal India for 15 years before it was abandoned due to the scarcity of water. You will visit Jama Masjid, the 54-meter-high Victory Gate (Buland Darwaza), the white marble tomb of Shikh Salim Chrishti as well as many palaces and pavilions that blend elements of Hindu, Islamic and Persian architecture. 

Second stop: Agra.

Once you arrive there, you will visit Agra Fort, where your Agra guide will meet you at the monument to show you around. Agra Fort (UNESCO World Heritage site), built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 CE. This huge fort is made of red sandstone and features elegant buildings.Emperor Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal in memory of his wife, was imprisoned in Agra Fort by his son Aurangzeb. From the fort, he was able to see the Taj Mahal – the mausoleum of his wife, Mumtaz. The fort is home to a number of beautiful mosques, such as Nagina Masjid, Meena Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Khas Mahal. 

Third stop: Taj Mahal.

Later you will go to visit the Taj Mahal at Sunset. This is the best time to see the Taj Mahl and where you will marvel at the spectacular Taj Mahal as the sun sets in the background. Take your time to admire this majestic place, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous and beautiful buildings in the world.

Drop off.

After a long but fascinating day, you will be dropped off back to your hotel full of great memories!

What's included

  • Air-Condition Vehicle with English Speaking Driver. 
  • English Speaking Guide in Agra only. 
  • All Tolls, Taxes and Parking fees. 
  • Fuel and Gasoline. 
  • Pickup and drop off within Delhi. 
  • All Applicable Taxes.   
  • VAT.

What's excluded

  • Entrance ticket of the Monuments. 
  • Tour Guide in Fatehpur Sakri. 
  • Lunch (unless option is selected).
  • Travel Insurance. 
  • Tips. 

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes.
  • Appropriate clothing according to the weather.
  • Money for personal expenses.
  • Anything that might be useful to you.

Important information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Transportation is provided in 3 different vehicles: 1-3 Person by Tata Indigo or Swift Dzire and 4 to 6 Person by Toyota Innova and 7 to 10 person by Tempo Traveller. 
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
  • Please note: This tour includes hotel pick up and drop off service. You can select the "I will write down the address in the next step" and write the name and address of your hotel in the relevant field during the booking process.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 50% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure

Categories

  • CITY TOURS
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • PRIVATE CAR TOUR
  • SIGHTSEEING ATTRACTION

Guided Language

  • English

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