Taj Mahal Day Trip from Jaipur

  • 01 Day
  • Agra

Tour Overview

Agra is home to several important monuments, including three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri. A one day trip to Agra would not be complete without visiting these sites that will take you back in time to its glory days.

Embark on a full-day excursion to Agra, is the finest way to discover the crowning jewel of Mughal Architectural style – Taj Mahal in Agra. The town is located around 240 kilometers away from Jaipur. This Same Day Agra tour will let you witness the mesmerizing beauty of Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Mehtab Bagh, and more. These places ensure your wonderful traveling experience on a one day tour.

Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy a private one day trip to Agra and Fatehpur Sikri from Jaipur.

  • Explore the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort with an art historian guide.

  • Visit the palace complex in Fatehpur Sikri while returning to Jaipur.

  • Transport by private vehicle with friendly chauffeur, guide in Agra, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Jaipur included.

Tour Itinerary:

Agra is the most frequently visited tourist destination in India which is widely famous for its Seven Wonder’s of the World, Taj Mahal. The monument is world-wide famous for its flawless milky white architectural beauty.

Same Day Agra Tour will be started by your pick up from your pre-defined location in Jaipur by our representative who will assist you in this entire tour plan. You will drive towards Agra – the Taj City of India by car. On your arrival, you will head off for your Agra Sightseeing tour which includes –

Taj Mahal – An awesome milky white jewel lies on the bank of Yamuna River, Taj Mahal is the symbol of love which is an exotic architecture and scientific research. Taj Mahal is considered the finest piece of architecture displaying a varied architectural blend of Mughal, Indian Persian, and more. It was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in India as the ‘Jewels of Muslim art in India’.
Important Note: Taj Mahal remains closed on every Friday

Agra Fort – Located on the bank of Yamuna River, Agra Fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar to make it his capital in Agra. The construction of this fortress took years to build, but still, it stands as the finest architectural style of the Mughal era. It houses many structures within its complex like Nagina Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Meena Masjid, Khas Mahal and Meena Bazar. The Agra Fort has also been declared as the World Heritage site by UNESCO.

Fatehpur Sikri – A fortified city built by Akbar in the honor of a Saint Salim Chishti, Fatehpur Sikri is now an abandoned city of India due to the scarcity of water it has faced before. This town is the finest example of Mughal architecture which is a home of Jodha Bai’s Palace, Jama Mosque, Buland Darwaza, and the Tomb of Salim Chisti.

Additional Activity – On a day trip to Agra, you can stroll around freely through Agra’s beautiful markets lined with various marble factories, carpet shops, and leather shops. Also, enjoy the delicious taste of Mughlai dishes, especially the lip-smacking Agre ka Petha that will surely leave you drooling.
After completing the entire sightseeing, you will head back to Jaipur and further get transferred to your location. Here ends your Same Day Agra Tour.

Jaipur to Agra Distance:

The distance between Jaipur and Agra is roughly 240 kilometres (149 miles) by road. Depending on traffic conditions and the route taken, it takes around 4-5 hours to drive between these two cities. Additionally, there are various other modes of transportation available such as buses, taxis, and trains for those who wish to travel between them.

Best time to visit Agra:

The best time to visit is during the winter season from October to March. The weather during this period is pleasant and comfortable, with temperatures ranging between 8-20 degrees Celsius. It’s also peak tourist season in Agra so expect large crowds at attractions like the Taj Mahal – it’s advisable to book accommodation and tickets in advance! The summer months of April-June can be very hot and humid, with temperatures often reaching 40 degrees Celsius or higher. Monsoon season (July-September) may also be a good option for those looking for lower prices but should prepare for occasional heavy rainfall.

Best Things to Do in Agra

One of the best things to do in Agra is join a Jaipur Agra Same Day Tour. The tour takes visitors through both cities, allowing them to explore monuments such as the Taj Mahal, Red Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri. Visitors can also spend time visiting historical sites like Akbar’s Tomb and Itimad-ud-daulah’s tomb. You may also want to try out a Taj mahal Tour from Jaipur for those who want to truly experience this magnificent monument up close. A professional guide will take you around providing commentary about each point of interest that you visit along the way.

Visit the Taj Mahal: One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Shah Jahan built the marble mausoleum in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, in the 17th century.

Explore Agra Fort: Another UNESCO World Heritage site is the Agra Fort, which is one of the most impressive forts in India. In the 16th century, Mughal emperor Akbar built the fort and it served as the royal residence of the emperors until the 17th century.

Wander around Fatehpur Sikri: 16th century ghost town and UNESCO World Heritage site located near Agra. Built by Mughal emperor Akbar as his capital city, this stunningly preserved ancient ruin offers visitors a unique glimpse into the past.

Visit Itmad-ud-Daula: Itmad-ud-Daula is an exquisite 17th century mausoleum situated on the banks of the Yamuna River. This magnificent structure features intricate marble inlay work and lush gardens, making it a must-see destination for any traveler visiting Agra.

Walk around Mehtab Bagh: Mehtab Bagh is a beautiful garden located on the banks of the Yamuna River, opposite the Taj Mahal. -It offers stunning views of the Taj Mahal and is an ideal spot to watch sunsets.

Shop at the local bazaars: Agra is renowned for its beautiful handicrafts and souvenirs, such as marble inlay work, leather goods, and jewelry. If you’re looking to pick up some unique gifts or keepsakes from your trip to Agra, be sure to check out the local bazaars like Kinari Bazaar and Sadar Bazaar. You’ll find plenty of options that are perfect for bringing home with you!

Enjoy local cuisine: Agra is renowned for its scrumptious Mughlai cuisine, such as biryani, kebabs, and dal makhani. But don’t forget to sample the iconic Agra petha – a sweet delicacy made from white pumpkin that you won’t want to miss out on!

Tour Includes:
  • Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or desired location in Jaipur
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • A professional driver who is well-versed with the route
  • English-speaking tour guide (optional)
  • Visit to the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and other popular attractions in Agra
  • Bottled water and refreshments during the journey
  • Toll taxes, fuel charges, parking fees, and interstate taxes.
Tour Excludes:
  • Meals and drinks (unless specified)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Accommodation / Hotels
  • Personal Expenses
  • Monuments Entrance Fees /Camera Fees
  • Other Activities
  • Air /Train / Bus Fare
  • Driver & Guide’s Tips

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