Same Day Taj Mahal Agra Tour by Car
Duration: Day Taj Mahal Tour
Places to Visit: Delhi - Agra - Taj Mahal- Delhi
DAY 01: NEW DELHI- AGRA (BY Road-204km/5hrs)
0600 hrs. Pickup from your hotel/airport/railway station and Drive to Agra.
AGRA - Historical Indian city is located in Uttar Pradesh. Upon arrival at Agra our representative will assist you to transfer to the VISIT to Taj Mahal & Agra fort, Tomb of Itmad ud Daula known as Baby Taj.& Sikandra Fort.
Agra : Agra is a city in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, some 200 km from the Indian capital city of Delhi. Agra has three UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort in the city and Fatehpur Sikri nearby. There are also many other buildings and tombs from Agra's days of glory as the capital of the Mughal Empire. The sites are some of the wonders of the world and no trip to India is complete without at least one visit to the Taj. The earliest reference to Agra is in the ancient epic, the Mahabharata, while Ptolemy was the first person to call it by its modern name. Agra was the Mughal capital at one point.
Taj Mahal : The construction of Taj Mahal started in the year 1631 and it took approximately 22 years to build it. An epitome of love, it made use of the services of 22,000 laborers and 1,000 elephants. It was built entirely out of white marble, which was brought in from all over India and central Asia. After an expenditure of approximately 32 million rupees (approx US $68000), Taj Mahal was finally completed in the year 1653.Built By: Shah Jahan; Dedicated to: Mumtaz Mahal (Arjumand Bano Begum), the wife of Shah Jahan; Location: Agra (Uttar Pradesh);Building Type: Islamic tomb; Architecture: Islamic; Highlights: One of the Seven Wonders of the World; A UNESCO World Heritage site.
Old Fort: (Agra Fort) The fort is built alongside the Yamuna river and stretches almost 2.5 km. It consists of a wall built in red sandstone and several buildings inside. The wall has 2 gates, the Delhi Gate and the Amar Singh Gate.
Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula: Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula which houses the magnificent mausoleum of Ghias Beg, father of the Mughal Empress Noor Jehan. The main tomb is made of pure white marble, with each façade composed of three arches with beautiful trellis screens, so delicately carved that they appear to be made of ivory.After Sightseeing, Drive to Agra by road, Upon arrival at New Delhi, TRAVELOGY INDIA' representative will assist to transfer to the hotel & airport/railway station for your home /onward destination…............ Book Now
- AC Toyota Innova Car For Pickup, Drop and Sightseeing At Agra
- Tour Guide at Agra.
- Tuk Tuk Ride Near Taj Mahal. (Subject to Availabilities)
- Monuments Fee ( Taj mahal & Agra Fort)
- News Paper
- Buffet Lunch at Multi Cuisine Restaurant.
- Toll Tax and Parkings
- Any Gratuities For Guide & Drive
- Any Insurance
- Any Drinks
- Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, insurances, camera fees, excess baggage, emergency , medical cost, tips to drivers, guides and hotel staff.
- Any services not mentioned above.
- Any increase in cost beyond our control such as fuel and airfare increase, government levies and taxes etc