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From Delhi: Sunrise Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Private Tour

1. From Delhi: Sunrise Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Private Tour

Begin your day with an early 3:00 AM, pickup from your hotel in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, or the airport. Be driven to Agra, enjoying a peaceful 3-hour ride in your own private air-conditioned car. Arrive tin Agra at 6:00 AM and meet with your tour guide before proceeding to visit the Taj Mahal. Explore the Taj Mahal whilst enjoying its sunrise views, spending around 2-3 hours in the mausoleum. After visiting the Taj Mahal, your next monument will be Agra Fort, built by the Great Mughal Emperor "Akbar". Here, you will spend around 1 hour in the building. After visiting Agra Fort, proceed for a breakfast break at the 5-Star Hotel, where you will be able to enjoy some food and relax. Next, if you are not in a hurry and also want to explore more, visit Itimad-Ud-Daulah (Baby Taj). Explore the rear view of the Taj Mahal, as it casts its shadow on the River Yamuna. At 10:00 AM, drive back to New Delhi, and at 1:00 PM you will arrive back at your point of origin/Delhi Airport.

From Delhi: Day Trip to Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Baby Taj

2. From Delhi: Day Trip to Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Baby Taj

Following pickup from any desired location in Delhi, Gurugram or Noida, proceed to Agra in a climate controlled, private car. Visit some of India's most well known destinations with the ease and comfort of a private driver and guide.  Upon arrival at the Taj Mahal, your guide will join you and handover the tickets for entry to the infamous Taj Mahal. Spend as much time as you like exploring this impressive example of Mughal architecture. Head to Agra Fort, and enjoy a guided tour of 1-hour before lunch at the Courtyard by Marriott. Taste a freshly prepared lunch in 5 star surroundings. After Lunch, visit the Baby Taj an exquisite tomb constructed centuries ago.  Following your day of exploration, your driver will return you to Delhi, back where you began.

From Delhi: Private 4-Day Golden Triangle Luxury Tour

3. From Delhi: Private 4-Day Golden Triangle Luxury Tour

Discover some of the most magnificent monuments in India on a luxury, private tour of the 3 great cities of India's Golden Triangle. Treat yourself and stay in luxury accommodation to get a taste of life on the subcontinent during the days of the Raj. Alternatively, book your own accommodation and choose the option which does not include hotel bookings. Day 1: Delhi – Agra Benefit from pick-up at your desired location in Delhi, Noida or Gurgaon. Take a half-day tour of Delhi city center to see monuments such as the Qutub Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. Admire the Lotus Temple (Bahai Temple) and India Gate. Drive past Parliament House and the President's Palace before taking the expressway to Agra.  Day 2: Agra – Jaipur Wake early to get a majestic view of the sunrise and Taj Mahal. Look inside the mausoleum on a 2-hour guided tour before the crowds arrive. Return to your hotel for breakfast. Visit the historic Agra Fort before proceeding to Jaipur.  Day 3: Jaipur City Tour Visit the majestic Amber Fort after breakfast and gaze in wonder at the beauty of Jal Mahal. Continue to the Palace of the Winds (Hawa Mahal) and stop at the Jantar Mantar Observatory and Maharaja's City Palace. Day 4: Jaipur – Delhi Drive back to Delhi after breakfast and get dropped off at the airport, railway station or your hotel. Agra 4 star hotel options: Holiday Inn or Crystal Sarovar Premier or similar Agra 5 star hotel options: Jaypee Palace or Courtyard by Marriott or similar Jaipur 4 star hotel options: Sarovar Premier or Similar 4 Star Hotel Jaipur 5 star hotel options: Holiday Inn city center or Hilton or Similar 5 Star Hotel

From Delhi: Private Taj Mahal & Agra Tour by Express Train

4. From Delhi: Private Taj Mahal & Agra Tour by Express Train

Discover the beauty and history of Agra on this day trip from Delhi. Travel on a comfortable train and be met by a private guide and car. Visit top sights like the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Baby Taj. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and hearty supper during your tour. Get picked up from the airport or your hotel in the Delhi NCR area, before being taken to the Nizamuddin railway station. Sit back and relax on the 90-minute air-conditioned train journey with a tasty complimentary breakfast.  Arrive at the Agra Cantt railway station and be met by your private guide who will be waiting with a sign bearing your name. Drive to the Taj Mahal, one of the 7 wonders of the world. Admire the beauty of the Taj Mahal, and learn about the remarkable story of how and why it was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial for his beloved wife, Mumtaz. Have assistance with taking photos at the best angles from your guide. Head to the nearby Agra Fort, which is another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour this facinating sandstone fortress before having some free time to purchase a nice lunch. Continue to Baby Taj, the first Mughal structure built completely from marble. The monument makes extensive use of Pietra Dura ( stone inlay technique), and sits magnificently on the Yamuna River, making for excellent views. Begin your return journey back at the Agra Cantt Railway station. Hop aboard the train to Delhi and savor a hot supper on the train. Upon arrival in Delhi, be transferred back to your desired location in the city by private car.

From Delhi: Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Private Day Tour By Car

5. From Delhi: Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Private Day Tour By Car

Be collected from your accommodation in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida or at the airport from 6:30 AM. Drive to Agra and enjoy a 3-hour peaceful ride in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Arrive in Agra at 9:30 AM. Meet your tour guide and then proceed to visit the Taj Mahal. Explore the Taj Mahal and spend around 2-3 hours in the mausoleum.  At 12:00 PM, the next monument that you will visit is the Agra Fort. This was built by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar. Spend around 1 hour exploring here. Next, you will go for lunch break at 5 Star Hotel. After your meal, at 2:30 PM, you will be driven back to Delhi. You will arrive around 6:00 PM. 

From Delhi: 2-Day Golden Triangle Tour to Agra and Jaipur

6. From Delhi: 2-Day Golden Triangle Tour to Agra and Jaipur

On day 1, travel from New Delhi to Ara by car and enjoy some sightseeing during the day. Begin the trip with a pick-up from the airport, railway station or your hotel in Delhi. You will be taken to Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal via a 3-hour drive on the expressway. Upon arrival to Agra, meet the tour guide and proceed to the magnificent monument Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is an ivory white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna River. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, to house the tomb of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. After, explore the Agra Fort, yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty until 1638 when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. After visiting Agra Fort, you will be driven to Jaipur. On arrival, check into your hotel and stay overnight in Jaipur. On day 2, enjoy sightseeing in Jaipur. Depart in the morning after breakfast, and meet your local guide to visit the Amber Fort. The Amber Fort was the capital of this state a long time ago. En route, enjoy a photo stop at Hawa Mahal - the Palace of the Winds. Later, visit Jantar Mantar, City Palace, and the apartment housing museums with an array of textiles, costumes, arms, weapons, and paintings. In the end, you will be transferred back to your hotel in New Delhi or another location in the city.

Delhi: Private 3-Day Golden Triangle Experience

7. Delhi: Private 3-Day Golden Triangle Experience

Day 1: Delhi Half-Day City Tour, Agra Begin your 3-day Golden Triangle tour with pickup from your desired location in Delhi, Noida, or Gurugram by air-conditioned car. Your half-day tour of Delhi begins with a visit to Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. Admire the Lotus Temple, also called Bahai Temple, and India Gate. Traveling in a private climate-controlled vehicle with a driver, you will later ride past the Parliament House, the President's Palace, and the Secretariat buildings. Following your tour in Delhi, have lunch before driving for 3 to 4 hours along the Yamuna Expressway to Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, check-in to your hotel before spending the evening at leisure. Day 2: Agra and Jaipur Start your sightseeing of Agra city early with a mesmerizing view of the sunrise as it ascends beside the Taj Mahal. Take a guided tour inside the Taj Mahal for approximately 2 hours, before returning to your hotel for breakfast. Following breakfast, check-out from your hotel and visit the historic Agra Fort, also known as Red Fort. Afterwards, proceed to Jaipur, where upon your arrival you will check in to your hotel. Day 3: Jaipur City Tour, Delhi Kick start the last day of your tour with a satisfying breakfast. Following that, take a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur city. Visit Amber Fort situated on the top of the hill, and be treated to the majestic and surreal views of Jal Mahal. Following your time exploring the Jal Mahal, head to the Palace of Winds, also known as Hawa Mahal, which was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. You will later finish with a visit to Jantar Mantar and Maharaja’s city palace, during which you will have time for lunch. Finally, you will make the journey back to Delhi, or if you prefer, to Jaipur Airport. Agra 4 star hotel options: Holiday Inn or Crystal Sarovar Premier or similar 4 Star Hotel Agra 5 star hotel options: Jaypee Palace or Courtyard by Marriott or similar 5 Star Hotel Jaipur 4 star hotel options: Sarovar Premier or Similar 4 Star Hotel Jaipur 5 star hotel options: Holiday Inn city center or Hilton or Similar 5 Star Hotel

Agra: Guided Cultural Walk

8. Agra: Guided Cultural Walk

Your experience begins as you meet your storyteller at the meeting point. From there you will head to your first tour stop for views over Agra Fort from the Delhi Gate, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You'll then proceed to Jami Masjid, before passing through a famous jewellery market and walking down “ironsmith lane”. You'll then enjoy a walk through a famous 300-year-old sweet lane, which was built at the time of Great Emperor Akbar. Following that, visit the more than 600-year-old Lord Shiva Temple and the Lord Rama Temple, which is also known as the Sparrow Temple. You'll then pass through the spice market of Agra, a closed-roof market which boasts centuries-old beautiful buildings, before visiting the Gurdwara Sri Damdama Sahib and enjoying the views of the Yamuna River. You'll later encounter the Pearl Mosque, which was built by the creator of the Taj Mahal, before finally visiting a viewpoint over the Taj Mahal and Jahangir Palace.

From Delhi: Private Taj Mahal and Agra Tour by Express Train

9. From Delhi: Private Taj Mahal and Agra Tour by Express Train

Start the day with hotel pickup from Delhi and a following escort to the Nizamuddin train station. Hop aboard India's fastest train for a 90-minute ride with complimentary breakfast beginning at 8:00 AM. Upon reaching Agra, meet your private guide at the station and get ready to explore the city. Begin the tour with a visit to the mesmerizing Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a widely-admired symbol of eternal love. Learn some little-known facts and not oft-told stories about the mausoleum and explore the Garden of Paradise and the mosque. Snap some beautiful photos sure to last a lifetime.  After, follow your guide to the next destination, the Agra Fort. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this magnificent fort has much art, culture, and history to offer to all its visitors. After spending quality time there, enjoy a hearty meal at a multi-cuisine restaurant. Once you’re done with lunch, head to your last destination in Agra, the Baby Taj. The first Mughal structure built exclusively with marble, the monument is a stunning piece of architecture filled with pieces of pietra dura decorative art. End the day by making your way back to the Agra Cantt Railway station, from where you’ll take the train back to Delhi at 5:45 PM. Upon arrival, your driver will escort you back to your hotel or to the airport, as per your convenience.

Private Sunrise Taj Mahal & Agra Fort from Jaipur by Car

10. Private Sunrise Taj Mahal & Agra Fort from Jaipur by Car

Enjoy a day tour of Agra, departing from Jaipur in the early morning in order to arrive at the iconic Taj Mahal by sunrise. Following a pick-up from your accommodation or airport in Jaipur at 2:00am, transfer to Agra by air-conditioned car. Arriving in Agra at approximately 6:15am, get a great view of the sunrise over the Taj Mahal. Marvel at the spectacular marble mausoleum from outside, before looking inside the Mumtaz Mahal. Later, continue to the nearby Red Fort to see the beautiful pavilions of a walled city. Enjoy some free time break before breakfast at around 11:00am. Then, return to Jaipur at approximately 12:00pm.

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based on 1,246 reviews

Me and my husband did this trip on 28/09/22. The Trip was Amazing than we expected. We had Parminder (for driving us) & Santosh (for tour guide) who were extraordinary in their job. Parminder was a great guy with amazing driving skills and friendly too. Santosh was such a decent guy and very knowledgeable about all places and things with great communication skills. We learned about a lot of inside stories that we didn’t know regarding taj mahal and places we visited. Lunch provided was delicious with unlimited tasty food choices. Will definitely recommend it to friends and families. Thank you soo much for an amazing day.

This trip is something that I have been waiting for for so long…! It took me a while to trust a guide tour, but I do not regret doing this tour, at all!!!! Islam was our guide, he was absolutely amazing, so thoughtful and amazing with taking pictures! He knows the best spots, he looked after us very well :) Totally recommend it!!!

From the moment I booked the trip to the final drop off everything was well organized. Received confirmations and texts with reminders up until we were dropped off. Ali our guide was amazing and knowledgeable. He got the greatest pictures for us to capture the day. We ended with a delicious breakfast.

We had a great time. Our driver, Lucky, was on time for pick up and was very safe driving. And our guide, Ali was very knowledgeable and took very good care of us while we explored the Taj Mahal. We booked this within 9 hours of pickup and the response time was very quick. I highly recommend.

Irman our guide was very nice and knowledgeable. Our chauffeur was also amazing and very sweet.