Here’s an itinerary for a one-day Delhi to Agra tour:
Day 1: Delhi to Agra In the morning, depart from Delhi for Agra, which is around 200 km away. Upon reaching Agra, visit the following tourist attractions:
Taj Mahal – One of the most iconic structures in the world, the Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Agra Fort – Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, the Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site and served as the main residence of the Mughal emperors until 1638.
Itmad-ud-Daulah’s Tomb – Also known as the ‘Baby Taj’, this is the tomb of Mirza Ghiyas Beg, the father-in-law of Mughal Emperor Jahangir.
After visiting these places, depart from Agra and return to Delhi.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. How far is Agra from Delhi?
Q. What is the best time to visit Agra?
A. The best time to visit Agra is between November and March when the weather is pleasant and cool.
Q. Is it possible to visit the Taj Mahal at night?
A. Yes, it is possible to visit the Taj Mahal at night on five specific days during the month: full moon night, two days before and after the full moon.
Q. What is the entry fee for the Taj Mahal?
A. The entry fee for the Taj Mahal is INR 50 for Indian citizens and INR 1300 for foreign tourists. Additionally, there is a separate fee for visiting the main mausoleum and for carrying a camera or video camera inside the complex.
Q. Are there any dress code requirements for visiting the Taj Mahal?
A. There is no specific dress code, but it is recommended to dress conservatively and avoid clothing that is too revealing or transparent.
Q. What are the best places to eat in Agra?
A. Some popular restaurants in Agra include Pinch of Spice, Dasaprakash, Joney’s Place, and Shankara Vegis Restaurant.
You can book a taxi or a private car for the entire trip or hire one on a day-to-day basis. It’s recommended to book your accommodation in advance to avoid any last-minute hassle.