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Half-day tour of the Taj Mahal and Fort

Availability: Monday - Sunday (except Friday)
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Enjoy an incredible tour of the city of Agra
  • Visit the beautiful monument of the Taj Mahal
  • Discover the Agra Fort, the old seat of the Mughal Empire
What to expect

Enjoy an incredible guided tour of the city of Agra and discover some of its most famous landmarks. In the morning you'll be picked-up from your respective hotel and driven to Agra to visit the world famous Taj Mahal. Situated on the banks of the river Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is a symbol of love, a poem in marble by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal.The Taj Mahal is entirely made of white marble and its walls are decorated with exquisite pietradura (stone inlay) work. It is said that different types of rare, precious and semi-precious stones were used in the intricate inlay work done on the interiors. This magnificent monument is set around a Charbagh or 'four garden' plan.

Later the tour will take you to the Agra Fort, the seat and the stronghold of the Mughal Empire under successive generations. This was the seat of Mughal rule and administration and the present structure owes its origins to Akbar who erected the walls and gates and the first buildings on the eastern banks of Yamuna River. Emperor Shah Jahan added the impressive quarters and the mosque while Aurangzeb added the outer ramparts. Here you'll have the oportunity to finish the tour by visiting the Hall of Public Audience and its Royal Pavilions.

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What's included
  • Hotel pick up/drop off
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking local guide
What's not included
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks
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  • Child (6-12 years old): reduced
Where

Pick-up from your hotel.

Meeting point:

During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • We recommend wearing suitable comfortable clothing
  • Please bring your own bottle, sunglasses and caps
  • Please note that this tour is available for a maximum of 7 people
  • Taj Mahal remains closed on all Fridays
  • Infants under 6 are not allowed on the tour
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When

Monday - Sunday (except Friday) at 8:30am

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Provider
Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Private Limited
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 giorni before the activity begins.

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