Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is 363 kilometres west of the state capital, Lucknow, 200 kilometers south of the national capital New Delhi and 125 kilometers (78 mi) north of Gwalior. It is one of the most populous cities in Uttar Pradesh and the 19th most populous in India. Agra can also refer to the administrative district that has its headquarters in Agra city. It is a major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpūr Sikri, all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Agra is included on the Golden Triangle tourist circuit, along with Delhi and Jaipur.
Same day trip Itinerary:
Agra is approx 220 kms. From New Delhi, Time Taken 3 hrs. 30 min. approx. by Yamuna Express way to Agra, Taj Mahal. Old Way Its takes 4 to 5 hours
06:00 am to 07:00 am from Delhi-Agra by ac taxi
We will pick you from the hotel, home, railway station, airport, by our representative in Delhi and will be driven to Agra through Yamuna Express way (Fastest way to reach Agra by World class road condition). On the stop over at 2nd toll gate of Yamuna express way for Tea/Coffee (Enjoy the Tea Break). Reach Agra With in 3 hrs 30 min.
09:00 am – 10:00 am – Go to Visit Taj Mahal
On arrival at Agra, our executive will welcomed you at Agra & introduce you with our tour guide, who will take you to the Taj Mahal. You can explore the Beauty of Taj Mahal & history.
12:00 noon to 01:00 pm – Go for Lunch at Agra.
After Visit the Seven Wonders of the World Taj Mahal, Enjoy Lunch in local Recommend Restaurant or Hotel in Agra. After completing your lunch go to Visit Agra Fort
02:00 pm to 3:00 pm – Go to Visit Red Fort
After Having your Lunch, Go to visit Agra Fort, the Magnificent Beauty of Red Sandstone Positioned on the Banks of River Yamuna.
03:30 pm to 04:30 pm go to Explore the Local Market of Agra
After Visit Red Fort you can explore the colorful markets of Taj City Agra which is famous for Marble, leather goods and handicraft Items.
05:00 pm to 06:00 pm – After Visiting Beauty of Agra, Taj Mahal & Drive to Delhi
With Sweet memories of Agra Same day tour and driver to Delhi From Agra, Via Yamuna Express way and we’ll drop you at your Hotel, Home, Airport, Railway Station in Delhi for your onward destination. We hope you keep Sweet Memories of Same Day Agra Tour by Car with our company.
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Places of Interest in Agra:
The Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world, the mausoleum of Shah Jahan’s favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is one of the New Seven Wonders of the world, and one of the three World Heritage Sites in Agra. Tombs of Shah Jahan and his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Completed in 1653, the Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal king Shah Jahan as the final resting place for his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Finished in marble, it is perhaps India’s most beautiful monument. This perfectly symmetrical monument took 22 years (1630–1652) of labour and 20,000 workers, The Taj Mahal is on the south bank of the Yamuna River.
Agra Fort (also called the Red Fort), was commissioned by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565, and is another of Agra’s World Heritage Sites. A stone tablet at the gate of the Fort states that it had been built before 1000 but was later renovated by Akbar. The red sandstone fort was converted into a palace during Shah Jahan’s time, and reworked extensively with marble and pietra dura inlay.
The Mughal Emperor Akbar built Fatehpūr Sikrī about 35 km (22 mi) from Agra, and moved his capital there. Later abandoned, the site displays a number of buildings of significant historical importance.
The Empress Nur Jahan built I’timad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb, sometimes called the “Baby Tāj”, for her father, Mirza Ghiyas Beg, the Chief Minister of the Emperor Jahangīr. Located on the left bank of the Yamuna river, the mausoleum is set in a large cruciform garden, criss-crossed by water courses and walkways.
Akbar’s Tomb, Sikandra
Sikandra, the last resting place of the Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great, is on the Delhi-Agra Highway, only 13 kilometres from the Agra Fort. Akbar’s tomb reflects the completeness of his personality.
The Mehtab Bagh, or ‘Moonlight Garden’, is on the opposite bank of the River Yamuna from the Taj Mahal.
Also known as Sur Sarovar, Keetham Lake is situated about 7 kilometres from akbar tomb Agra, within the Surdas Reserved Forest. The lake has an impressive variety of aquatic life and water birds.
Mughal Heritage Walk
The Mughal Heritage Walk is a part of community development programme being implemented with support of Agra Municipal corporation, USAID and an NGO; Center for Urban and Regional Excellence. It seeks to build sustainable livelihoods for youth and women from low resource communities and improve their living environments through infrastructure services and integration within the city.
Paliwal Park (Hewitt Park)
Paliwal Park, during the British Raj was known as Hewitt Park, is now renamed in memory of Shri Krishna Datta Paliwal, Who was the first finance minister of Uttar Pradesh, when Shri Govind Ballabh Pant was the Chief Minister of U.P State. Paliwal Park is located in the heart of Agra, India. It is spread over an area of around 70 acres (280,000 m2). It also has a small lake and has vast variety of trees.
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If you wish to explore Agra and nearby places while based in Delhi, there are plenty of attractions over there. You can visit places like Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, Sikandra, Itmadud Daula, Soor Sarovar, Jama Masjid, Diwan-i-Am & Buland Darwaza while at Agra. We offer Delhi-NCR to Agra car rental at attractive prices.
Agra is most famous for its monumental structure, the Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shah Jahan during his time in 1653 in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This is one of the best attractions around in a place where approximately 10 million visit every year. Apart from the Taj Mahal there are other attractions as well like the Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri etc among many others.
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