Agra Activities

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From Delhi: All-Inclusive Taj Mahal Tour by Gatimaan Express

1. From Delhi: All-Inclusive Taj Mahal Tour by Gatimaan Express

Spend a day visiting the top sites in Agra. Travel on a superfast train from Delhi, enjoying breakfast on the way and dinner on the return journey. Marvel at the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, and eat like royalty in a 5-star hotel for lunch. Start your tour from your hotel where your driver will pick you up to transfer you to Nizamuddin Railway Station. Find your train coach and seats with your driver's assistance and depart from the train station at 8:10 AM. Eat breakfast on the train to begin your day. Arrive in Agra at 9:50 AM and meet your guide in front of the train coach. Get seated in the car and proceed to visit the famous and most iconic monument in India, the Taj Mahal. Spend up to 3 hours exploring this monument. Go to a 5-star hotel and feel like luxury as you taste Indian delicacies and admire the top-rated restaurant. Relax for up to 1 hour during this break before returning to the tour. Visit Agra Fort, the giant building made of red sandstone in the 16th century. Walk around the fort with your guide for 1 hour and then, make a final stop at Itimad-Ud-Daulah also known as Baby Taj. Return to Agra Railway Station and board your train for Delhi. The train will leave at 5:50 PM and arrive in Delhi at 7:30 PM. Have dinner on the train to finish off your memorable day. Upon arrival in Delhi, meet your driver in front of the coach and get dropped to your hotel.

From Delhi: Sunrise Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Private Tour

2. From Delhi: Sunrise Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Private Tour

Discover the famous Taj Mahal at sunrise on this guided tour. Choose a private tour with a delicious breakfast at a hotel or a group tour and explore Agra Fort, the Baby Taj, and the Taj Mahal. Begin your day with an early 3:00 AM pickup from your hotel in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, or the airport. Drive to Agra, enjoying a peaceful 3-hour ride in either a private or shared air-conditioned car. Arrive in Agra at 6:00 AM and meet with your tour guide before proceeding to visit the Taj Mahal. Explore the Taj Mahal whilst enjoying its sunrise views, spending around 2-3 hours in the mausoleum. Continue to Agra Fort, built by the Great Mughal Emperor "Akbar". Spend around an hour exploring this sight before stopping at a 5* hotel for a delicious breakfast (costs included depending on the option). Next, if you are not in a hurry and also want to explore more, visit Itimad-Ud-Daulah (Baby Taj). At 10:00 AM, drive back to New Delhi, and at 1:00 PM you will arrive back at your point of origin or Delhi Airport.

From Delhi: Day Trip to Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Baby Taj

3. From Delhi: Day Trip to Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Baby Taj

Following pickup from any desired location in Delhi, Gurugram or Noida, proceed to Agra in a climate controlled, private car. Visit some of India's most well known destinations with the ease and comfort of a private driver and guide.  Upon arrival at the Taj Mahal, your guide will join you and handover the tickets for entry to the infamous Taj Mahal. Spend as much time as you like exploring this impressive example of Mughal architecture. Head to Agra Fort, and enjoy a guided tour of 1-hour before lunch at the Courtyard by Marriott. Taste a freshly prepared lunch in 5 star surroundings. After Lunch, visit the Baby Taj an exquisite tomb constructed centuries ago.  Following your day of exploration, your driver will return you to Delhi, back where you began.

From Delhi: Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Private Day Tour By Car

4. From Delhi: Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Private Day Tour By Car

Be collected from your accommodation in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida or at the airport from 6:30 AM. Drive to Agra and enjoy a 3-hour peaceful ride in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Arrive in Agra at 9:30 AM. Meet your tour guide and then proceed to visit the Taj Mahal. Explore the Taj Mahal and spend around 2-3 hours in the mausoleum.  At 12:00 PM, the next monument that you will visit is the Agra Fort. This was built by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar. Spend around 1 hour exploring here. Next, you will go for lunch break at 5 Star Hotel. After your meal, at 2:30 PM, you will be driven back to Delhi. You will arrive around 6:00 PM. 

Agra: City Day Tour with Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Lunch

5. Agra: City Day Tour with Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Lunch

Prepare for a full day in Agra City, a city of love (the Taj Mahal), history (Agra Fort), and amazing local bazaars with traditional food. Your driver and guide will meet you at your requested location in Agra, from where you will set off for your adventure in a private vehicle. Your guide for the day will begin by briefing you on what your day will be like. They will also provide you with all the information of what you need to bring with you, as well as what is not permitted inside the monuments. Depending on the weather conditions, you will first move to the Taj Mahal, where you will have plenty of time for amazing pictures throughout your memorable visit. You will then be taken for a traditional lunch, containing Indian herbs and spices (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian) in a western standard restaurant. Following lunch, enjoy the local arts and crafts, seeing the traditional art work of Mughals. You will also learn how the Taj Mahal was built, as well as how they decorated the Taj Mahal in the past. Following that, you will be taken to Agra fort: the big and beautiful fort of Mughals. Once there, discover the spot from where the king used to admire the Taj Mahal from Agra Fort, overlooking the River Yamuna. After your Agra Fort visit, you will be taken to Fatehpur Sikri, a town which is about 40 kilometers from Agra (optional). At the conclusion of your tour, your guide will check with you if you wish to see anything else, before they drop you off to your requested location in Agra,

Agra: Skip-the-Line Taj Mahal with Mausoleum Admission

6. Agra: Skip-the-Line Taj Mahal with Mausoleum Admission

Book your tickets to the Taj Mahal in advance, and save time on your visit to this must-see sight. The Taj Mahal is a UNESCO World Heritage site, admired for its beautiful Mughal architecture. Avoid the stress of waiting in line and choose a convenient time slot so you can plan your day in advance. One of the New 7 Wonders of the World, this mausoleum was commissioned by Shah Jahan for his wife in 1631. Spend time walking around and admiring the minarets, fountains, and adjoining gardens. A sunrise visit is highly recommended for a memorable experience and to avoid crowds.

From Delhi: Private Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Tour by Car

7. From Delhi: Private Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Tour by Car

Step into a world wonder with this day trip to the Taj Mahal. Travel in a comfortable and climate-controlled car from Delhi to Agra and lose yourself in this architectural masterpiece. Travel back in time with a visit to the Agra Fort before returning to Delhi. Begin your full-day Taj Mahal and Agra Fort tour with a pickup from your hotel in the Delhi NCR area or the airport and make your way to Agra city via the expressway. Meet your private guide when you arrive in Agra city and proceed to the Taj Mahal, which was built in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial for his beloved wife Mumtaz. After touring the Taj Mahal, head to the nearby Agra Fort, built in 1565 A.D. and another majestic creation of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Begin the drive back to your hotel in Delhi after enjoying lunch in Agra, for which your guide can give you an overview and suggestions for the best restaurants in the city. 

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What people are saying about Agra

Moin (organiser/manager)- he was very professional and helped in me in so many ways. He responded all my questions in timely manner. Rajuddin (driver)- he was very polite and respectful. We had a quick break for a masala tea. It was nice! Rafeek (tour guide)- he was very professional, well spoken and knowledgeable. He looked after me in every way ie from getting through the gate, protecting me from unwanted attention from locals. He was also my photographer which I really appreciate it! Overall- I highly recommend to anyone especially a solo traveller. I fell safe and well taken care of during my trip to Taj Mahal. We stopped at Marriott hotel for lunch buffet with a reasonable price. Otherwise you can always choose other places/restaurants.

The train ride was quick and comfortable. I saw many sites from my window on the way to Agra. Organization of all guides and drivers was excellent. I felt well taken care of. My tour guide in Agra Adil was fantastic. He is very knowledgeable and can speak English, Japanese, and Hindi. He is very patient and kind. My tour of Agra was quite memorable and enjoyable. Agra is an amazing city of vibrant people and art and history. I highly recommend this tour! Oh yeah and because I booked this tour last minute, there were no tickets for the ride back to Delhi, so the company arranged a driver to drive me all the way back. It’s all very personalized for you. Thank you to everyone involved! It was a wonderful day!

Overall, I had a good trip to Agrar and would recommend the tour. Pick-up and ride went smoothly, although the drive is quite long and quite adventurous at times. My tour guide was Indian and spoke perfect German. He was really nice and funny and took a lot of pictures from me in front of the most beautiful spots. As I did not have reception on the way to the Taj, he offered to buy the tickets for me online and I reimbursed him later in cash without any mark-ups. Breakfast at the hotel was good and not too expensive. However, the overall tour is comparatively expensive. Including tickets and breakfast, I paid around 130 euros.

Absolutely fantastic experience start to finish! Imran is incredibly knowledgeable, taught me a lot about the Taj Mahal and had lots of ideas for photographs, which he was happy to take for me. Pick up from my hotel in Delhi was smooth and comfortable; the driver even stopped along the way so we could try masala chai. Breakfast after the tour was delicious too with plenty of Indian delicacies and continental favourites to choose from. As a solo female traveller, I had reservations about what I would be able to do on my own but I would definitely recommend this to anyone. Thank you so much

This trip to Agra was much better than expected. Rafeeq was a very professional and attentive guide, who explained us very details about history, architecture, materials, and trivials of Taj Mahal as a local. He was very keen on helping us take great photos too. The tour started early in the morning to catch sunrise and avoid the crowded queue, which was totally worth it. Highly recommended.