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Same Day Agra Tour
After early morning breakfast, drive to the Holy city of Mathura (Optional, extra cost may apply) 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 - TajMahal built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz , A guided tour of TajMahal would take approximately two hours .The entrance fees for foreign nationals is Rs.1000 / adult and for Indians Rs.40 / adult.
After TajMahal , 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 MuasammanBurj- a tower with a marble balcony with a view of the TajMahal .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.
TajMahal is closed on Friday.
If informed in advance guides could be arranged in foreign languages.
01st April 2020 – 31stMarch 2021
|(Except For Festive Period & Long Weekends)|
|Car Type||Cost In Indian Rupees|
|An Air Conditioned MarutiDzire OR Toyoto Etios||Rs.9500|
|An Air Conditioned ToyotoInnova||Rs.12000|
- Pick up from and drop at Delhi airport / Delhi hotel.
- Transfer to Agravia Yamuna Expressway.
- Local sightseeing of Agra covering
- Agra Fort.
- Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah.
- Akbar's Tomb.
- Toll taxes, State permits, parking charges, Fuel charges and driver’s daily allowance.
- All applicable hotel taxes and service charge.
- Travel insurance.
- Airfare , Train fare Or Hotel arrangement.
- Entrance Fees, video camera permits during sightseeing.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicleother than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Personal expenses such as lunches, mini bar , laundry, telephone calls , spa , tips , porter-age , etc.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client directly).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Any other feature which is not mentioned in the "What’s Included” column.
Highlights of Same Day Agra Tour By Car
|Same Day Agra Tour By Car Package Details|
|Tour Name:||Same Day Agra Tour|
|Tour Starting From:||Delhi|
|Tour Duration:||Smae Day|
|Best Season:||Throughout Year|
|Starting Price:||Rs. 9500 /- Per Person|
|Car Type||Air Conditioned Maruti Dzire or ToyotoEtios|
Same Day Agra Trip by Car
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 enroute 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.
Same Day Agra Tour by Car from Delhi
The journey of one day trip from Delhi to Agra follows the (rand Trunk Road, a royal route established by India's 1, gul emperors in the 16th and 11th centuries, when their capital alternated between Delhi, Agra, and Lahore (now in Pakistan). If you get an early start, you can see Agra's sights in one day: Turn off the Grand Trunk Road 10 km (6 mi) north of Agra to visit Akbar's Tomb, and then move on to itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb, the Taj Mahal, and Agra Fort.
If you have allocated more time for this one day trip then there is plenty more to explore, several excursions from Agra make a trip here more interesting. Many find Akbar's deserted dream-city at Fatehpur Sikri as rewarding as the Taj Mahal. A short drive on from Fatehpur Sikri (toward Jaipur) brings you over the Rajasthan border to the Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, winter home of the Siberian crane. A separate trip takes you to the Mogul-influenced Hindu provincial capital at Gwalior. If you drive on to Khajuraho, Orccha makes an excellent place to spend the night amid ruined temples and palaces.
Under the Mogul emperor Akbar (1542-1605) and his successors, Jahangir and Shah Jahan, Agra flourished. After the reign of Shah Jahan's son Aurangzeb (1618-1707), however, and the gradual disintegration of their empire, the city passed from one invader to another before the British took charge early in the 19th century. The British, particularly Governor General Lord Curzon (in office 1898-1905), did much to halt and repair the damage inflicted on Agra's forts and palaces by raiders and vandals.
Agra today is crowded and dirty, and some of the Mogul buildings are irrevocably scarred. Other monuments, however, are strewn like pearls in ashes, evoking that glorious period in Indian history when Agra was the center of the Mogul empire, and the empire itself was the focus of political, cultural, and artistic evolution.
Same Day Taj Mahal Tour
If you arrive in Agra late in the day set out very early the next day. Hire a car and driver, and stop first to see the morning light on the Taj Mahal. Drive- from there to Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb and then to Akbar's Tomb. Return to Agra for a tour of Agra Fort or drive outside town to Fatehpur Sikri and Return to the Taj to see the marble at sunset.
Alternately, if you leave Delhi at 5 AM by car for a one day trip, you should reach Sikandra at 7:30, where you can see Akbar's Tomb in less than an hour. From there it's roughly 20 minutes' drive to Itmad-udDaulah's Tomb, an-other short but delightful visit; and from there it's a 30- to 45- minute drive to the Taj Mahal. You can then visit Agra Fort or Fatehpur Sikri in the afternoon and relax by the Taj at twilight.
Swan Tours can customize an exclusive itinerary specific to guests' interests, the same day car or coach package to Agra can be booked with Swan Tours on 24 hours’ notice, for more information on Agra car package contact Swan Tours, one of the leading travel agents in India operating since 1995.
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