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Day Trip to the Taj Mahal

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Delhi, India

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    $99 USD per person
  • Duration

    One day

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Saturday to Thursday, 5:30 a.m

  • Starting Location

    Your hotel In Delhi

  • Price Includes

    Pick-up and drop-off in Delhi, round-trip train tickets from Delhi to Agra and back, tour of Agra by air-conditioned car, English-speaking guide in Agra

  • Notes

    The full name, gender and age of each passenger is required to book train tickets . Please note that the train tickets are not always available, especially at short notice. Please book early. Valid ID, passport, or voter ID number is required.


  • Ride the fast, air-conditioned Taj Express from Delhi to Agra.
  • Explore Shah Jahan's stunning mausoleum to his beloved wife at the Taj Mahal.
  • See the jewel-like "baby Taj" at the Itmad-ud-Daula.
  • Tour the vast Agra Fort complex and see Mughal monuments and Rajput palaces.
  • Wander the Mughal gardens of the Mehtab Bagh and get unique views of the rear side of the Taj Mahal.


Trip Info

Enjoy a full-day trip to the beautiful city of Agra from Delhi, making light work of the distance aboard the fast, air-conditioned Taj Express.

To make the most of your day in Agra, you will depart from your Delhi hotel at 5:30 a.m. A tour representative will transfer you to the train station and make sure you are safely on board, providing you with a bottle of mineral water for the journey.

Approximately two and a half hours later, arrive in Agra and meet your guide for the transfer to the Taj Mahal. One of the 7 Wonders of the World, the marble mausoleum is surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. The labor of some 20,000 men over more than 17 years went into building the memorial to Shah Jahan’s beloved wife. It will take you less time and effort to appreciate their work.

Continue to Agra Fort, the majestic red-sandstone fortress on the banks of the River Yamuna. Explore the palaces of the Rajputs and Mughals within the walled complex. Then, head across to the Mehtab Bagh gardens, built by the Mughals on the banks of the Yamuna River. Enjoy stunning views of the rear façade of the Taj Mahal, before visiting what is often referred to as the “Baby Taj” – the jewel-like Itmad-ud-Daula. Admire the first Mughal monument built completely out of marble before your return train ride to Delhi.

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