Discover the glory of the Mughal Empire of India on this private day tour of Agra. Visit the Taj Mahal, the most famous building in India as the Seven Wonders of the World. Witness the ancient architecture that is significant to India’s history including the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, also called Baby Taj, and the Agra Fort, a 16th-century Mughal monument. Your own private guide will ensure that you get an in-depth experience of these emblematic structures.
Your private car with chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel in Agra. After meeting your guide, you will proceed to visit the magnificent Taj Mahal, the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. You will learn more about the insights about this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife.
Driving across the Yamuna River to the red sandstone Agra Fort with your guide who will help you to explore the majestic red-sandstone fort that comprises many palaces you will visit - the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal built by Shah Jahan, audience halls and two very beautiful mosques. Then you will explore the local handicrafts and shopping centers of the city where one can look for marble inlay work, fine quality carpets, Zari embroidery, leather goods and more.
Later on you will proceed to visit Itmad Daula Tomb. Your guide will help you to explore the Itmad Daula Tomb often described as a "jewel box" or sometimes called the "Baby Tāj". You will see the main building and its structure consists of numerous outbuildings and gardens. It was the first tomb that was built with white marble instead of red sandstone. The tomb built between 1622 and 1628 represents a transition between the first phase of monumental Mughal architecture that was primarily built with red sandstone and marble decorations and to its second phase that is based on white marble and pietra dura inlay. After the tour is concluded, we will drop you off at your hotel in Agra.