Same Day Taj Mahal Tour By Car

day tour
  • Starting from

    USD 60
  • Highlights

    Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & local market
  • Duration

    12 / 13 Hours
  • Location

    Delhi – Agra – Delhi

Same Day Taj Mahal Tour by Car is meant for the tourists who are already staying in New Delhi / Gurugram / Noida or reaching New Delhi airport/ railway station to be picked up at stipulated time (7 AM). Since Taj Mahal is the most coveted tourist attraction to be visited in Agra, therefore, full day guided tour of Agra is carried out every day except Friday when ‘epitome of love’, built of white marble, remains closed. The tour comprises sightseeing of the Taj Mahal, pink sandstone-built Agra Fort and bustling local market, known for handcrafted marble products jewelry, carpets etc. The tour commences in the morning from New Delhi at 7 PM and ends by dusk / evening.

Availability:Same Day Taj Mahal Tour by Car is available daily except Friday because Taj Mahal remains closed. The tour can be booked even in last minute i.e. 24 hours prior the date of tour.

Nature of Tour:Same Day Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi by Car is conducted in an Air Conditioned Car. Since it is a private tour therefore no other guest will join the tour.

Monuments to be Visited: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Mehtab Bagh (optional).

Live Guide: The guide of Same Day Taj Mahal Tour by Private Car from Delhi will also be strictly for you. He will join you as soon as you reach Agra and remain with you as your knowledgeable friend till the departure from Agra. At the time of booking the tour, you can opt for Spanish, English, French, German or Russian speaking guide.

Pick -up Service: You will be picked up from your Delhi / Gurugram / Noida hotel or New Delhi airport / railway station at designated time (7:00 AM) in the morning and transferred back to hotel or railway station in the evening.

Booking Fees: Optima Travels doesn’t charge any tour booking fee – No Booking Fees or Credit Card Charges.

Note: Though the tour commences at 7 AM from New Delhi but as per the traveler’s convenience, the Pick-Up time is adjustable from 06:00 AM to 08:00 AM.

Depart for New Delhi by car.
Same Day Taj Mahal Tour By Car
07.00 AM You will be picked up by professionally trained chauffeur from your Delhi / Gurugram / Noida hotel or New Delhi airport / railway station & taken to Agra in an air-condition private car.
10.30 AM Reach Agra to be met by Agra tour guide and taken to Taj Mahal in the late hours when the marble-monument looks the prettiest.
12.30 PM Visit Agra Fort with Agra tour guide.
02.00 PM Take buffet lunch in a multi-cuisine local restaurant after visiting Taj Mahal.
03.00 PM Post lunch, explore local market, famous for marble products, rugs, carpets & jewelry.
04.00 PM After exploring local market, visit Mehtab Bagh, a Mughal Garden across Yamuna. It offers a pleasant rear / back-side view of Taj Mahal. Watch the reflection of Taj Mahal in the Yamuna river. A visit to Mehtab Bagh is optional. If you are in hurry / short of time, you can skip it.
05.00 PM
08.00 PM Upon arrival at national capital, you will be transferred to New Delhi hotel / airport / railway station.

Same Day Taj Mahal Tour by Car, also known as full day guided tour of Agra, encompasses a leisurely visit of most famous historical monuments of & tourist attractions in Agra. Agra, the city of Taj Mahal, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. It is one of the most visited cities in India. It is frequently visited by domestic and international tourists. The place is famous for the Taj Mahal. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the modern world. The tomb represents the fine example of the Indo-Persian style of architecture. It is famous for its unsurpassed architectural beauty. The Taj Mahal is one of the most flawless architectural creations of all time. For the past five centuries, travelers from all over the world have gazed it in awe at its incomparable beauty. Situated on the right bank of the Yamuna River, the Taj Mahal gleams like a jewel in the perfect setting of its vast gardens. The beauty of the Taj Mahal is enhanced by the garden laid out in the Persian Charbagh or four gardens plan style. The purity of the white marble, the intricacy of the floral arabesques and the decorative bands, all highlight to perfection the exquisite calligraphy. The materials for its construction came from all over India and Central Asia. The pristine white Makrana marble came from Jodhpur. Precious stones for the inlay were brought from Baghdad, Punjab, Egypt, Russia, Golconda, China, Afghanistan, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Persia and the countries in Indian Ocean. The Taj Mahal, without doubt, is considered to be the finest example of Mughal architecture. The mausoleum is nicely decorated with ornate inscriptions and inlaid with geometric patterns.

You will be taken to Taj Mahal along with Agra tour guide who will join you on arrival in Agra. He will be seemingly an encyclopedia of Agra, detailing about history, culture & heritage. It will be a different exotic India experience. Your visit of Taj Mahal is scheduled in the morning, soon after arriving in Agra city. This is the time when the Taj Mahal looks stunningly beautiful. It will be a nice opportunity for photography.

Apart from Taj Mahal, there are many monuments and historical sites in Agra. Out of many historical monuments, Taj Mahal,Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The sites are located at some distance from each other. In an air-conditioned car/ coach, along with Agra tour guide, explore pleasant Agra comfortably with lot of information pouring in. Another highlight of Agra is the red fort, i.e., Agra Fort. Agra Fort is an important tourist spot in Agra. It was built by Akbar and is located on the bank of the Yamuna River. The fort is famous for its magnificence and brilliant architectural construction. Agra Fort used to be considered as impregnable fortress being encircled by moat, Yamuna River and rock-solid high walls of red sandstone. Agra Fort is spread out over 94 acres with 21 meters high walls. The river Yamuna runs alongside the Agra Fort. Agra Fort has four gates, built of red sand stone. Delhi Gate is the grandest of the four gates that faces the city on the western side. It is embellished with inlay work in white marble and has a wooden drawbridge that spans a moat. The other important gate is the Lahore Gate which is also known as the Amar Singh Gate. At one time, there were five hundred elegantly architecture buildings inside the Agra Fort. Some of them were demolished by Shah Jahan and replaced them with palaces of white marble. Some of the must - see parts of the fortress are Diwan - e - Khas, Moti Masjid, Diwan - e - Aam, Nagina Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, etc. These attractions are located inside the fort.

Same Day Taj Mahal Tour by Private Car from Delhi comprises leisurely exploration of local market. It offers opportunity to have deeper peep into rich cultural heritage in the form of craftsmanship. You will find the artisans at work and marvelously crafted marble products, carpets, rugs, jewelry etc. Also, you can buy any product of your choice as a souvenir.

After exploring the market, you will be taken to Mehtab Bagh to have rear / back view of Taj Mahal (optional). In case, you feel to skip it, you will directly be driven to New Delhi. On arrival at New Delhi, as per your suggestion, you can directly be transferred to Delhi hotel/ airport/ railway station.

Note: This tour is not conducted on Friday as Taj Mahal remains closed for the visitors.


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Per Person USD 165 USD 95 USD 85 USD 70 USD 80 USD 71 USD 65 USD 60


  • The services of an English / language speaking live tour guide.
  • Pick up from Delhi / Gurugram / Noida hotel or New Delhi airport / railway station and drop at Delhi hotel / airport/ railway station.
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle for the whole tour.
  • Buffet lunch in a local multi-cuisine restaurant.
  • Fuel charges, road taxes, interstate taxes and driver allowances.
  • All prevailing Government of India taxes.

Price does not include

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuity
  • Camera & entrance fees.
  • Any tips and personal expenses
  • Any meal until specified.
  • Alcoholic drinks

Why to Book with Optima Travels

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Tips for the day tour:

  • The best time to do is from September to April but being a short excursion, it is conducted round the year and is very popular among the business and corporate travelers as a week-end tour.
  • The guide accompanying you for the tour is a unique personality, a real expert of the places.
  • Same Day Taj Mahal Tour by Car is conducted on Friday as Taj Mahal remains closed on this day of a week.
  • Minimum no. of pax: 01
    Maximum no of pax:08

Helpful to Know

  • Payment: The payment to book the tour instantly can be made online by credit/debit card.

  • Travel Insurance: Foreign travelers are suggested to take care of travel insurance themselves

  • Visa: Valid passport & visa are required for every foreign traveler.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel your trip two days (48 hours) before, full payment will be refunded. The notice of cancellation should reach Optima Travels by the same email id which was employed to book the tour.
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