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

1. 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: Private 4-Day Golden Triangle Luxury Tour

2. From Delhi: Private 4-Day Golden Triangle Luxury Tour

Discover some of the most magnificent monuments in India on a luxury, private tour of the 3 great cities of India's Golden Triangle. Treat yourself and stay in luxury accommodation to get a taste of life on the subcontinent during the days of the Raj. Alternatively, book your own accommodation and choose the option which does not include hotel bookings. Day 1: Delhi – Agra Benefit from pick-up at your desired location in Delhi, Noida or Gurgaon. Take a half-day tour of Delhi city center to see monuments such as the Qutub Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. Admire the Lotus Temple (Bahai Temple) and India Gate. Drive past Parliament House and the President's Palace before taking the expressway to Agra.  Day 2: Agra – Jaipur Wake early to get a majestic view of the sunrise and Taj Mahal. Look inside the mausoleum on a 2-hour guided tour before the crowds arrive. Return to your hotel for breakfast. Visit the historic Agra Fort before proceeding to Jaipur.  Day 3: Jaipur City Tour Visit the majestic Amber Fort after breakfast and gaze in wonder at the beauty of Jal Mahal. Continue to the Palace of the Winds (Hawa Mahal) and stop at the Jantar Mantar Observatory and Maharaja's City Palace. Day 4: Jaipur – Delhi Drive back to Delhi after breakfast and get dropped off at the airport, railway station or your hotel. Agra 4 star hotel options: Holiday Inn or Crystal Sarovar Premier or similar Agra 5 star hotel options: Jaypee Palace or Courtyard by Marriott or similar Jaipur 4 star hotel options: Sarovar Premier or Similar 4 Star Hotel Jaipur 5 star hotel options: Holiday Inn city center or Hilton or Similar 5 Star Hotel

From Delhi: Full-Day Taj Mahal Tour by Car

3. From Delhi: Full-Day Taj Mahal Tour by Car

After pickup from your Delhi hotel at 6:00 or 7:00 AM (or at around 2:30 AM for the sunrise option) your driver will take you to Agra for your exploration of the Taj Mahal. If you've booked an option with a guide, your guide will meet you in Agra. As one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal is a must-see destination for all tourists. The magnificent monument, which was built between 1631 and 1653, is a shrine to the wife of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who died during the birth of their 14th child. A standing symbol of true love, this building is a sight to behold. This monument is especially spectacular at sunrise, before too many tourists have arrived. Move on to the Agra Fort, another UNESCO World Heritage site, from which the country was once governed. Enjoy lunch at an authentic Indian restaurant and sample the local cuisine before visiting some marble inlay work, and finally a jewel carpet factory.

From Jaipur: Same Day Taj Mahal Private Tour

4. From Jaipur: Same Day Taj Mahal Private Tour

In the early morning at 6:30 AM, the driver will receive you and head towards Agra. On the way to Agra, stop at Fatehpur Sikri, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1986. Upon arrival in Agra, head towards the magical allure of the Taj Mahal. Words can’t justify its beauty and you’ve got to see it for yourself. This is what draws tourists to Agra like moths to a wondrous flame. Despite the hype, it’s every bit as good as you’ve heard. Enjoy a guided tour of the other spectacular sights of Agra. Then, drive to Agra Fort (Red Fort). Spread over a sprawling 94 acres, this massive red sandstone fort lies parallel to the Yamuna River and is situated 2 kilometers northwest of the Taj Mahal. The Agra Fort (Red Fort) was originally occupied by Sikarwar Rajputs and was later captured by the Lodi rulers of Delhi. In 1526, after the Lodi’s were defeated in the Battle of Panipat, the victor Emperor Babur took over the fort. After losing the fort briefly to the Suri rulers, it was eventually reclaimed by Akbar, who made Agra his capital. Have lunch at a restaurant of your choice. Suggestions will of course be given on where to eat if you wish. Afterwards, head toward Baby Taj - the Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra. Often described as a 'jewel box,' it is regarded as a draft of the Tāj Mahal. Then, you will be transferred back to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, the driver will drop you off at your designated place with lots of good memories of the tour. 

Agra: Taj Mahal Sunrise and Sunset Full-Day Tour

5. Agra: Taj Mahal Sunrise and Sunset Full-Day Tour

See how the light of the sun transforms the Taj Mahal on this full-day tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in Agra just before sunrise, travel to the Taj Mahal and walk straight past the long lines with your skip-the-line entrance ticket. Then, witness the sunrise over the outline of the majestic building. Enjoy a stroll through the gardens and learn all about the history, culture, and architecture of the monument. While you wait for the sun to set, enjoy a Zardozi and Panchikari craft tour in order to understand the pattern used in the Taj Mahal and how the inlay work has been done. Discover the ancient craft of Zardozi, which is used across the world in everything from wedding dresses to wall art. Stop for a traditional Indian buffet lunch in order to refuel before heading back to the Taj Mahal. Once back at the monument, enjoy the unique opportunity to soak up the romantic atmosphere at the other side of the river. This is the view that gives the Taj Mahal the nickname of "The Monument of Love".  On the way back to your hotel, drive past the Famous Red Fort of Agra and take a break to see the room from which Shahjahan, the Emperor who built the Taj Mahal in the memory of his wife, watched its construction.

Agra: Private Full-Day Tour to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

6. Agra: Private Full-Day Tour to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

Start the day with a pickup from your hotel at 5:30 AM by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Along with your driver and guide for the day, depart for India's most famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Taj Mahal. Discover the mausoleum that was built in the 17th century by Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife and took 22 years to complete. Explore one of the New7Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. Enjoy the most alluring view of the Taj Mahal in the relative quiet of early morning when it is shrouded in mist and bathed with a soft morning glow. As the sun continues to rise, witness the magical effects caused by the reflections and the color changes from soft grey and yellow to pearly cream and dazzling white.   After experiencing the Taj Mahal sunrise, you will be taken back to your hotel or your desired place for breakfast. Afterwards, start your tour again by visiting the nearby Agra Fort, another majestic creation by the Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great. Next, drive to the Tomb of Etmaduddaula, a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra often described as a "jewel box" and regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal. If you wish to take a break for lunch, your guide will happily suggest somewhere for you to eat, or you can proceed to the next point of interest. The last stop is Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden) where you can take in an incredible romantic view of the Taj Mahal at sunset. The garden was built on the banks of Yamuna River as an integral part of the Taj complex and is perfectly aligned with the gardens of the Taj Mahal. You can actually sit in peace and admire the beauty of the monument before the end of the tour when you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel or any desired place in Agra city.

Delhi: Overnight Agra City-Highlights Tour

7. Delhi: Overnight Agra City-Highlights Tour

Day 1: Delhi to Agra Begin the tour at 6:00AM with hotel pickup from New Delhi. From there you will travel in an air-conditioned vehicle to Agra via Yamuna Expressway before reaching Agra and checking in to your hotel. Following lunch, proceed for a private guided tour of tomb of Itmad-ud-daula, also known as the "Baby Taj", and Mehtab Bagh, which will provide sunset views over the Taj Mahal. That evening, you will spend the night in Agra. Day 2: Agra Sightseeing and Delhi Departure You'll be picked up in the early morning, at which point you will leave for a private guided tour of the Taj Mahal during sunrise. Once done at the Taj Mahal you will enjoy breakfast back at your hotel, and following that you'll check-out of your accommodation before visiting Agra Fort. You will later explore some of the local arts and crafts, and after enjoying lunch you will leave for Delhi via the Yamuna Express Highway.

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What people are saying about Agra

We were travelling in family with two children, 7 and 13 years old. We had a great experience, from booking assistance and coordinations with Amit who was really helpful and flexible to meet our requests!!, to deep immersions in Delhi, with Nitin, Agra with Ajay, and closing full day experience in Jaipur with Kumabat. Every guide was very experienced and patient to accommodate all our requests for visits and shopping, all of them gave us the tour in perfect Spanish, and con do English also of course. We took the 5 stars hotel option and selected hotels were really good and proper 5 start ones. Special mention to our driver Rajesh!!!, he made us feel safe all the way up to the drop off back in Delhi and was very knowledgeable to suggest places for dinning and shopping during the different legs of the tour. Totally recommended experience!!!

I have no words to thank the activity partner and his team. Guide Mr Manoj is very knowledgeable and explained everything in details. He took care of the kids and my father. I would recommend Crystal India for the Taj trip. Our driver Mr Sandeep is also exceptional. Thanks for this memorable trip.

It was wonderful! The organization was great, the driver super courteous and absolutely safe. The guide friendly and competent! It was so much fun!! Absolute recommendation!

Loved this travel. Guides are nice, full explanation about the sightseeings. Car is comfortable. Of course the Taj Mahal is amazing!

Everything was great and the driver was very nice and kind. Tour guy was knowledgeable with everything. Really love this company