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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    1/09/2019

      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

      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

      I am sure wah.. "TAJ"..wah needs no reviews and indeed after visiting no wonder why it is one of the seven wonders. My tour guide helped us in every possible way, great info. and education for children with every possible answers for their questions. DO...More

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    8/30/2015
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    5/24/2018

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    5/08/2018

      Taj Mahal - I was disappointed that there was smog and scafolding and wished the tour company disclosed that to me. Company: Cons: 1. I had some trouble getting timely responses over email. Sometimes I had to ask a few times to get a response...More

    thumb Stephanie S
    12/01/2016

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

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    7/04/2018
  •   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

      My first time to visit the Taj Mahal. I'd like to thank Mr. Rahul for organizing a cheap but high-quality our Taj Mahal Tour. My driver was very careful and professional, as was my guide who was a student of Indian history and knew many...More

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    3/05/2017

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

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    7/04/2018

      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

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    8/08/2015

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    7/03/2018

      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

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