12 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Agra & Delhi: Familiarize With Mughal Historical Monuments
Leave the Indian capital and visit one of the most beautiful monuments "Taj Mahal" and symbol of love. You will also be treated to the Agra Fort, Akbar's Tomb, free time for handicraft shopping, delicious lunch, and tonga ride.
Taj Mahal Tour By Car from Delhi
0630 Hrs. Departure Delhi
Get picked up from hotel & drive to Agra by airconditioned car.
0900 Hrs. Arrival in Agra
Arrive Agra & proceed to visit Taj Mahal.
0930 Hrs. Visit Taj Mahal
Explore the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. The Taj Mahal shows a different aspect of beauty at different times of the day. The sight of the Taj awash with the subtle pinks of dawn is an unforgettable sight.
Ride a Tonga and visit Taj Mahal. Vivacious, amusing young men, who are more than willing to help tourists, these Tonga wallahs will do their best in making you feel at ease. The horses of Tonga are equally colourful and active. A Tonga ride in Agra is sheer fun and frolic all through. Tonga rides will take you to the most beautiful monument in the world.
1200 Hrs. Visit Agra Fort
Head to the Agra Fort, built by Emperor Akbar in 1566; the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna. It comprises many fairy-tale palaces, such as the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan; audience halls, such as the Diwan-i-Khas; and two very beautiful mosques.
1300 Hrs. Lunch
Transfer for a buffet lunch in ITC Mughal Hotel, a Five Star Hotel. Sprawled over 35 acres of luxurious gardens, and in close proximity to the Taj Mahal, The only Indian hotel to have won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for its excellent representation of Mughal architecture; it now boasts of a brand new accommodation wing - the 'Khwab Mahal' - Palace of Dreams. Rated among Agra’s best restaurants, ITC Mughal’s offerings present an eclectic selection of fine dining options that include a range of Indian and international cuisines.
1400 Hrs. Free time for shopping
Free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts or at leisure.
1500 Hrs. Visit Sikandra
Proceed to visit Sikandra -it is home to Akbar's tomb. This grand monument was started by Akbar and completed by his son Jahangir. The mausoleum was started by Akbar in the Spartan style of Timurid architecture. Akbar's son Jahangir added more decorative designs to the mausoleum.
1630 Hrs. Depart to Delhi
Drive to Delhi.
1900 Hrs. Arrive Delhi
Reach Delhi & transfer to hotel.
Travel Delhi-Agra-Delhi in a medium air-conditioned car
Horse and cart/buggy ride to Taj Mahal - Agra
Delicious Buffet Lunch at the ITC Mughal 5* Hotel in Agra
Sightseeing by exclusive air-conditioned private car
Professional English speaking tour guide in Agra
All taxes, driver allowances, parking
Our personal assistance
Unlimited bottled water
Highly personalized itinerary planning
Entry fee to monuments
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Taj Mahal Tour By Car from Delhi: It is the same day Taj Mahal tour from Delhi, visit one of the most beautiful monuments "Taj Mahal" and symbol of love. Also, visit Agra fort and Sikandra which are the historical monuments.
Type of Tour
The tour is available from 01 Jul to 31 Mar on the following days of the week.
- Monday 06:30
- Tuesday 06:30
- Wednesday 06:30
- Thursday 06:30
- Saturday 06:30
- Sunday 06:06
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