Duration: 1 Day
Destinations Covered: Delhi – Agra – Delhi

Visit Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage site at sunrise. This white-marble world wonder was built by a great emperor in memory of his beloved. Afterward, you’ll visit the imposing Agra Fort (another UNESCO World Heritage site), built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 CE. This huge fort is made of red sandstone and features elegant buildings. The inside reflects an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles which are simply amazing. Before returning to New Delhi, enjoy some shopping in Agra known for its fabulous handicrafts made of marble and soft-stone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took a personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work.

 

02:30 AM
Morning pick up from anywhere in Delhi and drive 3 hours to Agra via Yamuna Express Highway.

 

06:00 AM
Arrive in Agra and meet your tour guide and begin sightseeing.

 

06:30 AM
Leave for sunrise tour of the world famous Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This white-marble world wonder was built by a great emperor in memory of his beloved.
Note: The Taj Mahal is closed every Friday.

 

08:30 AM
Break for buffet breakfast in hotel restaurant.

 

09:30 AM
Visit the imposing Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 CE, 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 and private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire.

 

11:00 AM
You may wish to enjoy shopping in Agra, which is known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and soft-stone 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 leather-ware, brass-ware, carpets, jewelry and embroidery work.

 

01:00 PM
Enjoy a lunch break at one of the best local restaurants (at your own expense).

 

02:00 PM
After a memorable day, drive back to Delhi, arriving by 5:00 PM, where you will be dropped off at your hotel or airport in Delhi.

 

 

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    12/01/2016

      Experience the best of India’s historical and architectural highlights on this 4 day Golden Triangle Tour of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur with a private tour guide. This tour was absolutely amazing from beginning to end. Our most memorable moment was seeing the Taj Mahal for...More

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    5/26/2017

      This was such an amazing trip. I can’t say enough great things are my driver and my guide. Caring, protective, knowledgeable, smart. The tour was very well organized: nice and comfortable car; very knowledgeable tour guide; and the food and facilities at the restaurant for...More

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    9/10/2018

      We visited Taj Mahal in mid May 2015 and had the most excellent guide we have ever experienced. He told us the history of Taj Mahal and India, and shared his experience with us. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. We can really recommend this...More

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    8/10/2015
  •   When we vacation went to Taj Mahal for visit the wonderful creation by Shahjahan for Mumtaz. we are not have details about Taj Mahal but there we met Rahul who is a humble guide and he have every details of Taj Mahal and we are...More

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    7/03/2018

      My wife and I took a tour of the Taj Mahal with Classic Tours India. We were throughly impressed by the Taj Mahal, our tour guide, Mr. Sanju Baba, was very knowledgeable about the history of the site as well as the other places he...More

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    1/09/2019

      It was a great trip experience arranged by ClassictoursIndia . The tour guides were friendly and accomodating in New Delhi. Suggested places that has significantly interesting and that would fit in a day trip. The booked hotel in Agra was agreeable nice,clean and friendly staff....More

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    9/05/2018

      We were a group of 13 touring India. Rahul organised a bus for us in Mumbai and Delhi for day trips sight seeing. The buses were very clean, new air conditioned buses with very helpful drivers. We also booked our 1 day Agra tour with...More

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    5/08/2018
  •   We were a group of 13 touring India. Rahul organised a bus for us in Mumbai and Delhi for day trips sight seeing. The buses were very clean, new air conditioned buses with very helpful drivers. We also booked our 1 day Agra tour with...More

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    5/08/2018

      What an experience to see the Taj Mahal. So happy that we had a fantastic tour guide who made us feel welcome and ensured that the experience was not tarnished by persistent sellers and other tourists. I would highly recommend this tour and the guide....More

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    12/21/2018

      We have a great trip at Taj Mahal! Thank you very much Mr. Rahul who recommended us the best itinerary!

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    8/08/2018

      Me and my colleague booked the Taj Mahal Day Tour from Delhi and had a lovely time with our Tour Guide MR. Sunil and Driver MR. Khan. Rahul arranged a Agra Tour from Delhi according to Itinerary we requested. We visits to Taj, Mehtab Baug,...More

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    8/04/2018
  •   I was in New Delhi for business and only had the weekend to see India. My driver was extremely polite, knowledgeable and always made sure I was safe. He also offered me bottled water numerous times throughout the day. After the 3 hour drive to...More

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    10/08/2018

      Visted Taj,with my family last weak beautiful city Thanks, to classic tours team for the arrangements, Will suggest my friends too...

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    10/14/2018

      I would just like to say a BIG thank you to Rahul and his team, especially our driver for a magical and fascinating time in Agra. Everything was perfect, Will visit again to explore more.

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    6/04/2018

      excellent visit, enjoyed a lot, experienced good vacation with family and my family also enjoyed a lot

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    7/04/2018

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