If you consider yourself to be a travel enthusiast, then we are sure exploring one of the seven wonders of the world, taj mahal is definitely on your bucket list. Suppose you are planning a trip to india to explore this majestic monument but don’t have any experience of traveling in the bustling cities of india. In that case, getting a pre-planned tour package for the trip is the ideal option for you.
Taj mahal is located in the city of agra, the ancient capital of the mughal empire. This city boasts many ancient heritage sites and tourist locations making it one of the most popular and most chosen locations of india. Unfortunately, it is due to its popularity that it also attracts tourist traps and scammers, and first-time visitors will find it difficult to avoid all these problems.
With a pre-planned tour package, there is no need for you to worry about ways to avoid all these traps and scams as you will be guided by a certified travel instructor throughout your journey. When picking a tour package for agra, you will get options such as same day agra tour by car or same day agra tour by train.
If you want to get a convenient and comfortable traveling experience, you should get a same-day car tour package. This tour package is ideal for those who don’t have much time and money to spend on travels and wish for a quick getaway from their daily hectic life.
In this same-day tour package to the city of agra, you will get to explore three prominent heritage sites of the city.
Here we have prepared a sample itinerary of how this same-day agra tour will unfold and what are the experiences that you will get throughout your journey.
Itinerary of Same Day Agra Tour by Car:
6:00 a.m. delhi pick up
The pick-up location of any trip or tour package of india is the delhi international airport unless you make any changes. Here you will meet your driver and guide who will take you to the city of agra through the delhi-agra expressway will take around 3 hours.
9:00 a.m.: taj mahal sightseeing
One of the reasons why many travelers from all over the world think about visiting india is the taj mahal. Taj mahal is one of the most popular monuments in the world and is considered to be one of the seven wonders of the world. Made completely with marble, this monument is known for its timeless beauty and intricate architecture.
It is also called the symbol of love as it was built by mughal emperor shah jahan in the memories of his beloved and favorite wife, mumtaz mahal. In this tour, you will get to witness the beauty of this monument with your own eyes.
11:30 a.m.: agra fort
Agra fort is the next destination of your same-day agra tour package that you will explore after exploring the taj mahal. It is a gigantic fort that is located 2.5 km away from the taj mahal.
This fort was built by akbar in the 15th century and was utilized for many different purposes. Initially, it was an army camp, and later it was also used as the resident of the royal family. It was also used for the imprisonment of shah jahan during the last years of his life by his son aurangzeb.
This beautiful fort is completely made from red sandstone, that is why it is also counted among the unesco world heritage sites.
1:00 p.m. lunch break
We are sure after traveling around for hours and exploring the two monuments mentioned above you will be exhausted. That is why you will be taken to one of the finest local restaurants for a lunch where you will get plenty of time to refresh your energy.
2:00 p.m.: itmad-ud-daulah (baby taj)
Itmad-ud-daulah is also known as the baby taj is the third destination that you will get to explore in your same-day agra tour package. This monument was built in the early 16th century by noor jahan in the memories of her parents. The current design of the taj mahal was greatly influenced by the architecture style of this monument that is why it is also called the baby taj or baccha taj.
This third destination is an optional choice. If you wish to skip this location and go back to delhi to board your flight, then it’s your choice.
So, this is how your taj mahal tour by car package will play out. We hope you find this article helpful while planning a trip to the city of agra. If you have more questions or queries regarding any of the locations mentioned here you can check out our other articles.