Same Day Agra Tour
After early morning breakfast, drive to the Holy city of Mathura where Lord Krishna was born and spent his childhood. Visit the temples in Mathura, Vrindavan just 15 km from Mathura, is another major place of pilgrimage for Krishna followers.
Noted for its numerous temples - both ancient and newly constructed, the name Vrindavan evokes the playfulness and lovable characteristics of Lord Krishna.
Further proceed for Agra, Have lunch , and proceed to world famous , one of the seven wonders - Taj Mahal built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz , A guided tour of Taj Mahal would take approximately two hours .The entrance fees for foreign nationals is Rs.1000 / adult and for Indians Rs.40 / adult.
After Taj Mahal , Visit Agra Fort - built by Emperor Akbar on the banks of the Yamuna River., This highlight of this 94 acre fort are the 2 gates , namely - Delhi Gate and the Lahore Gate. It is rumored that Shah Jahan died in this fort , in Muasamman Burj- a tower with a marble balcony with a view of the Taj Mahal .The tour of this fort will take 2 hours .
After a hectic day of Mathura, Vrindavan and Agra sightseeing, depart back to Delhi.
Agra same day tour, should start between 6-8 AM to avoid office traffic in Delhi.
Entering the city of Delhi after Agra sightseeing tour should be after 9 PM, to avoid traffic hours.
During summers (April - July), it is important to carry shades and umbrellas during the Agra sightseeing tours.
Taj Mahal is closed on Friday.
If informed in advance guides could be arranged in foreign languages.
Agra from Delhi is 200 kilometers, and if one takes Yamuna Expressway, It would take a maximum of 3 hours to reach Agra. The sightseeing in Agra which is primarily focused around the Taj Mahal and the Fort can be done in half a day and it is possible to come back to Delhi by the late evening. If you are interested to visit Mathura, Vrindavan and look around the temples then we would recommend that you leave early morning by 6 AM.
Same day trip to Agra can be customized according to your specific requirements - the vehicle, timings, excursions enroots, and meals, sightseeing at Agra all these can be pre planned to make full use of the time, considering that this is a very short trip.
At Swan Tours we could provide cars and coaches depending on the number of guests, we also have luxury vehicles such as Mercedes and BMW cars and coaches with inbuilt washrooms. Swan Tours also has discounted rate for Lunches / High Tea with all the hotels in Agra.
Same Day Trip to Agra is very popular both with the Indian and the International guests .Our package includes pick up from the hotel in Delhi, visit to Mathura - Vrindavan, sightseeing in Agra, drop back to the hotel by evening. Monument fees, Lunch cost, Guide charges are not included in the Agra day trip cost.