Same Day Delhi to Agra Tour Packages

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Agra is a commended place of interest that is frequented by Lakhs of guests consistently who are entranced by its significant magnificence. This Agra visit bundle will take you to the Mughal wonders like Taj Mahal and Agra Fortress and make you witness the boulevards and markets of Agra very close for a critical encounter.

Some Popular tourist Places in Agra

Taj Mahal

Undoubtedly one of Agra’s most popular attractions, the Taj Mahal is not just famous in India but is a monument renowned across the world. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his deceased wife Mumtaz, it is emblematic of the emperor’s deep love for his wife and the grief he experienced at her passing. A landmark monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Taj Mahal is one of the most admired Mughal masterpieces in the world and is nothing short of poetry crafted in marble. The architect of the Taj Mahal was Ustad Ahmed Lahauri and the design is representative of Indian, Persian and Islamic styles of architecture. It took 21 years for the Taj Mahal to be constructed (from 1632 to 1652) with over 20,000 labourers working night and day.

Described as a “teardrop on the face of eternity” by legendary poet Rabindranath Tagore, the Taj Mahal never fails to impress visitors. Take a relaxed stroll through the grounds or just sit and admire the beautiful, reflective pools and exquisite gardens on the premises. To truly experience its ethereal beauty, visit the Taj Mahal early in the morning when it’s relatively quieter and less crowded or on a full moon night when the white marble glows against the backdrop of the dark, night sky.

  • Opening Closing Time6 am to 6:30 pm (sunset), every day except Friday when the Taj Mahal is closed
  • Photo Opp
    Go across the Yamuna River to the Mehtab Bagh or the Moonlit Gardens (open daily from sunrise to sunset) to capture a different angle of the Taj Mahal

Agra Fort

Spread over a sprawling 94 acres, this massive red sandstone fort lies parallel to the Yamuna River and is situated 2 kilometres northwest of the Taj Mahal. The Agra Fort was originally occupied by Sikarwar Rajputs and was later captured by Lodi rulers of Delhi. In 1526, after the Lodis were defeated in the Battle of Panipat, the victor Emperor Babur took over the fort. After losing the fort briefly to the Suri rulers, it was eventually reclaimed by Akbar who made Agra his capital. Akbar carried out extensive renovation of the dilapidated fort using red sandstone, which took over 4,000 workers and eight years to complete. Agra Fort is known for its majestic gates with the most impressive being the Delhi Gate and Lahore Gate. Another majestic gate is the Elephant Gate, which is situated between two red sandstone towers. Despite the magnificence of these gates, currently only the Amar Singh Gate is open to visitors.

Visitors must note that there is no provision to buy water and other bottled drinks inside the fort and it is advised to carry water along since exploring the fort can prove to be a long and tiring experience.

  • Opening Closing TimeSunrise to sunset (Daily)
  • Movie Connect
    A few scenes of the Katrina Kaif and Imran Khan starrer Mere Brother ki Dulhan were shot at the Agra Fort.

Mehtab Bagh

A garden built on the banks of Yamuna River, Mehtab Bagh was constructed by Emperor Babur and was the last of a series of 11 such gardens built along the east bank of the river. Mehtab Bagh was built as an integral part of the Taj complex as the gardens of the Taj are perfectly aligned with Mehtab Bagh, making it the best place to view the Taj from.

Mehtab Bagh also joins two other gardens to the west known as the Chahar Bagh Padshshi and Second Chahar Bagh Padshahi. Originally, four sandstone towers marked the corners of Mehtab Bagh of which only one at the south east edge remains. The gardens also contain a large pond on its outer edges which reflects the image of the Taj. Apart from water channels that enhance the beauty of the natural scenery, there is also a small tank in the centre of the garden. Visit Mehtab Bagh to enjoy its broad walkways, breezy canopies, beautiful pools, fountains and fruit trees. Mehtab Bagh provides a great photo opportunity for shutterbugs courtesy the views of the Taj Mahal that one can get from here.

  • Opening Closing TimeSunrise to sunset (Daily)
  • Photo Opp
    Mehtab Bagh is a great place to get unique shots of the Taj Mahal. The garden itself also offers many beautiful photo opportunities.
  • For Kids
    The wide open spaces at Mehtab Bagh are perfect for children to play and run around

Jahangir Mahal

One of the most exceptional buildings in the Agra Fort, Jahangir Mahal was essentially a zenana used by the Rajput wives of Akbar. The palace has a gateway that connects to an inner courtyard which sits amidst lavish halls that are decorated with engravings on stone, columns and crosspieces. The courtyard halls are adorned in a Gujarat-Malwa-Rajasthan architecture styles.

  • Opening Closing Time6 am to 5:30 pm (Daily)

Mariam-uz-Zamani Palace

Located in Fatehpur Sikri, the Marium-uz-Zamani Palace was the home of Akbar’s wife, Mariam. The palace is renowned for its elaborate and indulgent interiors, for which Akbar is believed to have hired the best workers in India to construct. Mariam-uz-Zamani’s palace is surrounded by beautiful gardens and has rich carvings and floral motifs on the interior and exterior, which adds to its charm. Since Marium-uz-Zamani was a Hindu by birth and a devotee of Lord Krishna, her palace is also adorned with paintings of Lord Krishna.

  • Opening Closing TimeSunrise to sunset (Daily)

This memorable tour will begin at 9:00 AM when our representatives will pick you up for your Agra tour from the Delhi. The day will start with the highlight of the tour, i.e. a visit to the pride of the city- Taj Mahal. The strikingly magnificent mausoleum will be a delightful view.

After exploring the monument, we will head to the Agra Fort which is another grand relic from the Mughal era that happened to be the residence and a treasure house of the Mughals. With this, we will cover the two most important places to visit in Agra.

This will be followed by a delectable lunch at a popular local restaurant. After this, you will be taken to observe the streets and markets of the city famous for its handicrafts and marble work. Here, you can shop to your heart’s content, after which you will be driven back to your hotel as the tour comes to an end.