Same Day Taj Mahal Tour
(Same day Return)

There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who have seen the Taj Mahal and love it, and those who have not seen the Taj Mahal and love it. I would like people to watch the Taj Mahal and fall in love with it.

Tourists in Agra visits the popular monuments, forts, palaces and mausoleums and gets ready to go back to their places, but Agra is not only famous for its tourist attractions. Here, travellers can explore the hustle bustle market of the city which is famous for its numerous goods. Besides the architectural wonders, it enables the travellers to explore the traditional shopping centers. Travellers can visit in diverse markets to get the best sculptures, handlooms, handicrafts, paintings, embroidery goods, carpet, musicial instruments and metal show pieces.

Tour Itinerary

taj mahal tour package

Journey back to the days of India’s Mughal Empire on this private Delhi to Agra tour that includes admission to two World Heritage sites—Agra Fort and the Taj Mahal. With a private guide, you’ll admire the 16th- and 17th-century architecture of the enormous Agra Fort and the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah (aka Baby Taj), and gaze in wonder at the exterior and interior grandeur of the Taj Mahal, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. On this private day trip, you can be sure you’ll enjoy an in-depth and personalized experience.

Taj Mahal Tour takes an overview of architecture and culture of historic importance. It is amazing to hear that the construction of Taj Mahal started around 1632 AD by the Mughal King Shahjehan in memory of her beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. Also known as crown palace. According to Delhi Taj Mahal Tour, the construction lasted for almost 22 years with not less than 20,000 workers and was one of the most expensive mausoleum of that time. The artistry of Taj as explored by India Taj Mahal Tour is unmatched in sightseeing in India. Taj Mahal has the largest footfall compared to other wonders present in the world.

Same Day Taj Mahal Tour by Air Conditioned Car


06:30 hrs or After breakfast at 7:30 hrs:

Our Representative will pick you up from the hotel in Gurgaon / New Delhi. Then we will straight away drive towards Agra via New Expressway Highway. It will take around 3 hours to reach Agra. Arrive Agra at 9:30 am.

09:30 hrs:

After arriving Agra you will meet you Guide, who will guide and you assist you in your whole trip. While proceeding towards Taj Mahal, Guide will explain you each and everything about Agra, Taj Mahal and other historical monuments built in the era of Mughal Empire. Note: Taj Mahal remains closed on Friday for all visitors.

11:30 hrs:

After visiting Taj Mahal, we will proceed towards Agra Fort. Agra fort was once the capital building of Mughal Empire and Agra was the capital city. Agra Fort was built in 1566 AD by Mughal Emperor "Akbar". Rest history will be explained by the guide to you. Make sure you have all your doubts clear with him.

13:00 hrs:

After seeing Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, you will be take to a Restaurant for your lunch break and little bit of leasure. Restaurant will provide you with Mughal Cuisine and Famous Indian Cuisines. Later after having lunch we will proceed towards Mehtab Bagh (the sunset point), back side of a Taj Mahal. Here you will see the magnificent reflection of Taj Mahal over the river Yamuna during the time of sunset. Here you will also explore the sunset view of a Taj Mahal.

15:00 hrs:

After exploring all day tour (Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Lunch and Mehtab Bagh) our assistant will drive you back towards Delhi by car.

18:00 hrs:

After arriving Delhi, we will drop you to Hotel or Airport for your onwards journey or flight back to your sweet home.
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Same Day Taj Mahal Tour by Train


05:15 Hrs - Morning our representative pick up from your hotel in Delhi / Gurgaon / Noida and transfer to New Delhi Railway Station where you board your Superfast Deluxe Train to City of Taj Mahal, Agra. (Our representative will assist you in boarding your train and will hand-over the Train Tickets to you).

Note: Please carry your Valid ID like Passport, Driving License, Student Identity Card. The ID should contain the passenger photograph.

06:00 Hrs – Your Superfast fully air-conditioned Deluxe Train (Train No. 12002) departs from Delhi to Agra Cantt Railway Station (AGC). (Breakfast will be served on board and during your 2hrs journey enjoy the countryside).

08:06 Hrs – Upon arrival at Agra Cantt Railway Station (AGC) you will be met by our representative at the main Exit gate, he will be holding your name signage. After warm welcome board your private Toyota Car and leave for refreshment at a 4 star Hotel where you can use the hotel wash rooms to get yourself refreshed before you start your day. Also meet your tour guide in the hotel lobby. Adventure Begins..

08:45 Hrs - 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 queen Mumtaz Mahal. (Taj Mahal remain closed on every Friday).

11:30 Hrs - 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.
v 13:00 Hrs - Lunch Break, Lunch will be provided at one of the best Local Restaurant.

14:00 Hrs – Leave for Excursion to Fatehpur Sikri (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) is 01 Hrs drive from Agra. It has been described as “the world’s most perfectly preserved ghost town”. Built by Akbar in the late 16th century, it was abandoned after only 14 years, and the elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day.

17:30 Hrs - Enjoy Photo Tour of Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh — The Moonlight Garden, believed to have been designed by Shah Jahan to view the Taj on Moonlight nights, far away from the maddening crowd, The garden complex is situated on the left bank of Yamuna opposite to Taj Mahal. It is a huge square measuring approximately 300x300 m and in straight alignment with the Taj Mahal. The forestry plantations and agricultural fields provide a green forecourt to Taj Mahal and its reflection in Yamuna.

18:30 Hrs – You may wish to enjoy shopping in Agra is known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and softstone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work. Agra's major handicraft products besides inlay work are: leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewellery and embroidery work.

20:45 Hrs - After a memorable day, transfer to the Agra Railway Station where our representative will assist you in boarding your Train (Train No. 12001) back to Delhi. (Train departs at 21:15 Hrs, Dinner will be served on board).

23:30 Hrs – Train arrives at New Delhi Railway Station, where you will be met by our representative who will assist you in boarding your vehicle and drop you at your Hotel.
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2-Day Private Tour of Agra including Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra Fort from Delhi


Day 1: Delhi – Agra

On this 2-day tour, experience India’s cultural and artistic heritage on visits to several of the country’s significant architectural sites. Early-morning private pickup in Delhi will take you approximately four hours to the city of Agra by the banks of the Yamuna River. Stop at Sikandra and take guided tour of Akbar’s Tomb, a mausoleum built for the third emperor of the Mughal Empire, Akbar the Great. Marvel at the structure’s perfect blend of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist and Jain designs and motifs.

Head to the hotel for check-in before visiting Agra Fort, a 16th-century red-sandstone fortress. Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site with your guide to see its remarkable palaces, embellished chambers and marvelous mosques, like the Pearl Mosque.

Enjoy traditional Indian cuisine at lunch in a popular restaurant chosen by your guide before driving 10 minutes to reach the Taj Mahal, one of India’s most-renowned monuments. On a guided tour, discover why archaeologists all over the world consider this one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture. Spend the rest of your afternoon in Meena Bazaar, a large shopping paradise where you will find vendors selling quality craft items, jewelry, marble figurines and more (purchases are at customer’s own expense). End the night with a relaxing dinner at your hotel. Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 2: Agra – Delhi

After breakfast on your second day, visit Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory), which was the capital of the Mughal Empire for about 10 years. Walk around inside the inner citadel of the city with your guide and see some of its finest monuments including Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza and Jama Masjid -- one of India’s largest mosques. On the way back to Delhi, you may stop for lunch at a popular restaurant at your guide’s suggestion (own expense)

Inclusions

  • Site visits per itinerary
  • English-speaking guide
  • Overnight accommodation at a 3-, 4-, or 5-star hotel
  • Daily Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from site locations in air-conditioned sedan, SUV or minivan depending on passenger numbers
  • All applicable taxes and service charges
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