In an Agra Overnight Tour, you get one complete day to spend in Agra with your friends and family. All you have to do is book a private taxi car from Delhi. Make sure you hire a registered vehicle as otherwise, you can have safety issues. If budget is not an issue then go for an A/C taxi as it will offer maximum comfort. Yamuna Expressway connects both cities and you will able to reach Agra in just a span of 3 to 4 hours depending on traffic as well as weather conditions. On this outstanding Same Day agar Tour by Car, you will have a lot of fun and excitement. If you are a history buff this trip will present you with an amazing glimpse of the bygone era.
Highlights of the day trip to Agra
- Visit the Taj Mahal which is a fine example of brilliant Mughal art.
- Visit Agra Fort also known as Red Fort of Agra, it is a brilliant monument spread over an area of 94 acres. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Visit Itimad-ud-Daulah’s tomb also known as ‘Baby Taj’.This highly beautiful structure was constructed by Nurjahan, the mother of Shahjahan, in memory of her father.
- Enjoy a fun shopping experience at some of the famous Agra Shopping Markets such as Subhash Bazaar, TDI Mall, and Kinari Bazaar.
- Eat delicious Mughlai delicacies and the popular dessert ‘Petha’ at Pachhi Petha Store
Itinerary of a day trip to Agra
Day 1- Delhi to Agra)
06:00 hours- Leave from Delhi at around 6 in the morning. Once you reach Agra you must check into the hotel of your choice. Once you are done with the check-in process, rest for a while and then proceed to see the Taj Mahal which is a dream in marble. It took almost 22 years to build this fabulous monument. Basically, Shahjahan built Taj in memory of his beautiful wife, Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is the symbol of his unremitting love for his wife who passed away during childbirth
Later during the day, you must proceed to visit Agra Fort which is a well-known UNESCO World Heritage site. You will have a superb view of the Taj from here. As Agra Fort is made completely out of red sandstone it is also called the Red Fort of Agra or Lal Quila. Agra Fort showcases fine Islamic as well as Hindu architecture. For the sunset view of the Taj, you must visit the famous Mehtab Bagh. Taj is not open for viewing on Friday so plan your trip keeping that in mind. Overnight stay is in the hotel.
Day 2: Leave for Delhi
After taking breakfast, you must proceed to see the tomb of Itmad-ud- Daulah. This monument is considered a precursor of the Taj as far as its carvings, as well as inlay work, are concerned. It is very similar to the tomb of Jehangir which is located near Lahore in Pakistan.
Later on, leave for Fatehpur Sikri also referred to as “Ghost City the city was deserted owing to the extreme scarcity of water. Mughal king Akbar built it to celebrate his victory over Gujarat. It is built of red sandstone but now the city is totally in ruins, but you can still imagine how beautiful it looked when it was made.
After a brief stop at Fatehpur Sikri, you can leave for New Delhi and from there to your onward destination of choice. This is the conclusion of your Agra overnight tour.
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