Taj Mahal Day Tour from Delhi by Car

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Taj Mahal Day Tour From Delhi: Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal as the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal. Afterward being the emperor’s closest companion since their marriage in 1612, she died in delivery in 1631.

The Taj Mahal, a colossal monument of white marble erected in Agra. Between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in remembrance of his wife. Who was undoubtedly a favorite, a treasure trove of Islamic art in India? One of the world’s most famous works of art.

  1. Visit India’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites in detail: the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort.
  2. Visit the huge expanse of the Agra Fort and discover about its Mughal architecture.
  3. Get an depth tour of the iconic Taj Mahal and the Tomb of Itmadud Daulah (Baby Taj).
  4. Enjoy a delicious Indian lunch at a famous restaurant.
  5. Taj Mahal remain closed on every Friday due to Namaj

Taj Mahal Day Tour from Delhi itinerary

A Taj Mahal day tour is a fantastic way to explore one of India’s most iconic landmarks. The Taj Mahal is a stunning white marble mausoleum that was built by Emperor Shah Jahan. It was built in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Here’s a suggested itinerary for a day tour of the Taj Mahal:
  1. Departure: Start your day early from your hotel in Delhi or nearby cities. Agra is approximately a 3-4 hour drive away.
  2. Breakfast: Enjoy a quick breakfast on the way or upon arrival in Agra at a local restaurant.

Visit the Taj Mahal in the Late Morning:

  1. Taj Mahal Visit: Arrive at the Taj Mahal around late morning. The best time to visit is during the morning when the light is perfect for photography. Explore the stunning architecture and the beautiful gardens. Learn about the history and love story behind this magnificent monument.
  1. Lunch Break: After your visit to the Taj Mahal, have lunch at a local restaurant in Agra. You can savor traditional Mughlai cuisine or try other Indian dishes.

Agra Fort Visit in the Afternoon:

  1. Agra Fort: Visit Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site located nearby. Explore its impressive palaces, courtyards, and history. It offers a great perspective on the Mughal architecture and lifestyle.
  1. Itimad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj): If time allows, you can also visit Itimad-ud-Daulah. Often referred to as the “Baby Taj” due to its resemblance to the Taj Mahal. It’s a smaller but equally exquisite marble tomb.

The Mehtab Bagh in the Evening:

  1. Mehtab Bagh: If you want to catch another view of the Taj Mahal, visit Mehtab Bagh in the evening. It’s a garden across the Yamuna River that provides a serene backdrop for a view of the Taj Mahal during sunset.
Return Journey:
  1. Return to Delhi: After a full day trip of exploring by the time, begin your journey back to Delhi or your starting point. You’ll likely reach your destination in the evening.

Please note that this is just a suggested itinerary and the actual details of your private day tour. It may vary depending on your preferences, the time of your visit, and other factors. Make sure to check the opening hours and any COVID-19-related guidelines. Hiring a local guide can enhance your experience. And provide you with more insights into the history and culture of the Taj Mahal.

What's Included

  • Private guide
  • Hotel/airport pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • All necessary transportation to/from site attractions
  • Mineral water
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Taj Mahal - Agra Fort - Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

Price Excludes

  • Drink & Wines
  • Any Private Expenses

Good To Know


You can cancel up to 24 hours before the experience and receive a full refund.

  1. You must cancel at least 24 hours before the start time of the experience to receive a full refund.
  2. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the start time of the experience, you will not be refunded.
  3. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the start time of the experience will not be accepted.
  4. The cut-off times are determined by the experience’s local time.

Other Practical Information

At tour locations, there is no particular dress requirement. Please note that shorts and sleeveless shirts are not appropriate for places of worship. Please let us know if you have any special dietary needs after you’ve made your reservation. There will be some walking. It is recommended that you humbly wear dignified walking shoes and wear sunglasses.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

We follow the steps of COVID-19: According to this integrated tour.

We have been implemented hygiene standards throughout this trip. This tour has required the use of a mask, hand washing, and general sensitization. Surfaces that get a lot of use are also disinfected on a regular basis.

Distance measures have been put in place to protect against COVID-19.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about a Taj Mahal day tour:

1. What is the Taj Mahal?

The Taj Mahal is a famous white marble mausoleum in Agra, India. It was constructed in the 17th century by Emperor Shah Jahan in remembrance of his wife Mumtaz Mahal and is regarded as one of the world’s most stunning architectural marvels.

2. How can I book a Taj Mahal day tour?

A Taj Mahal day trip may be booked through a variety of tour operators, travel agencies, and internet platforms. It is best to plan and reserve ahead of time, especially during busy tourist seasons.

3. What is the best time to visit the Taj Mahal?

Early morning is the ideal time to see the Taj Mahal to avoid crowds and enjoy cooler weather. Photographers love to capture the sunrise. It’s also lovely in the late afternoon.

4. How long does a Taj Mahal day tour usually last?

A typical Taj Mahal day tour from Delhi or adjacent towns might last anywhere between 12 and 14 hours, including travel time. However, based on the route and your choices, the actual duration may vary.

5. Are guided tours available, and are they recommended?

Yes, guided tours are available at the Taj Mahal. Hiring a local guide is recommended as they can provide valuable insights into the history, architecture, and stories behind the monument, enhancing your overall experience.

6. What should I wear when visiting the Taj Mahal?

When visiting the Taj Mahal, visitors should dress modestly and politely. Avoid wearing anything too exposing, and cover your shoulders and knees. Comfortable walking shoes are also recommended.

7. Are there any entry fees for the Taj Mahal?

Yes, there are admission prices to the Taj Mahal, which vary depending on whether the visitor is foreign or domestic. There are additional expenses for visiting the main tomb and using cameras.

8. Can I take photos inside the Taj Mahal?

The Taj Mahal allows photography in most locations, however there are limits within the main tomb. Drones and tripods are not permitted.

10. Are there any nearby attractions to visit in Agra?

Agra, in addition to the Taj Mahal, features numerous other attractions, including Agra Fort, Itimad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj), Mehtab Bagh, and the Fatehpur Sikri complex, all of which provide significant historical and architectural experiences.

11. Is the Taj Mahal open every day?

Except on Fridays, the Taj Mahal is normally open every day. On Fridays, it is closed for routine maintenance.

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My family and I are from the United States. I looked at many travel centers but Dara Singh is amazing at talking about the smallest details of the trip and ensured safety. Dara Singh received us, ensured we had good hotels and provided a tour guide and a driver through out the trip. I would definitely recommend to go with Dara Singh’s trip agency. He will take good care of his customers and ensures safety.

September 2, 2019
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