Agra Tour from Delhi

If you are looking to schedule a day-long or a weekend trip from Delhi, one of the most famous places is Agra. But you need to keep in mind that an Agra tour from Delhi could be a hectic one as the city has numerous places of tourist interest to offer. Trip from Delhi to Agra can generally be immense fun as people have too many options to travel between the cities.

The most preferred and widely used mode of transport for a Agra tour from Delhi  is by road. The Agra day trip from Delhi shall offer you with a raw aspect of daily life in the country from close point of view, which actually cannot be experienced while using other modes of transportation.

Agra also has its very own airport, which links up with Delhi airport. Kingfisher is one such player who flies from Delhi to Agra on a regular basis, and the air tickets are affordable. Trains are yet another handy mode of transportation from Delhi to Agra and there are several train stations to reach the city like Raja ki Mandi, Agra Cant. and Tundla Junction.

Top Attractions to see in Agra

Taj Mahal

The place needs no introduction as it is considered as the top-grade illustration of Mughal architecture, a fashion that blends architectural factors from Iranian and Indian styles of architecture. One among the new Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is simply a masterpiece and a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is visited by millions of people throughout the year. It is significant to note that the stunning beauty of the Taj Mahal could best be enjoyed during daybreak, sundown, and full moon nights.

Agra FortAgra Fort

Agra Fort is also a UNESCO World Heritage site of Agra. The fort is located about 2.5 km northwestern of its more far-famed masterpiece, the Taj Mahal. The Agra fort is occasionally referred as the Red Fort was originally commissioned by Akbar the great in 1565. The fort is a distinctive illustration of Mughal architecture, exhibiting how the North Indian forts are unique.

Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur SikriA UNESCO World Heritage Site built by the Mughal emperor, Akbar the great is located approximately 35 km away from Agra is a place which is frequented by thousands of tourists throughout the year. Buland Darwaza (the elevated gateway) is a must-visit spot in Fatehpur Sikri as it constructed using red and buff sandstone, beautified by sculpture and monochrome marble inlays and ultimately portraying Akbar's spiritual broadmindedness.

Apart from the places brought up above, Agra offers a lot other which include The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mughal Heritage Walk, Keetham Lake, Mariam's Tomb, Oldest Mughal garden, the Ram Bagh, Chini Ka Rauza, Jama Masjid, Guru ka Tal, Mankameshwar Temple, Swami Bagh Samadhi, Tomb of Akbar the Great and many more.

Tout ensemble, Agra is one such place where the magical history and romance of India can be discovered and explored for certain.

Best time to visit Agra

Agra can be visited throughout the year, nevertheless, the most appropriate time to spend a cheering vacation in Agra is during the winter. Agra shines during winter that the atmospheric condition is pleasant and perfect for rubber-necking and delighting the diverse fun activities the city has in place.

Furthermore, winters are best for outdoor fun activities in Agra as the conditions will help the visitors to avoid suffering from excessive loss of water from the body.

Activities in Agra

  • Mughalai Cuisine will treat the taste buds with unique dishes and surprise the visitors with its huge variety of delicacies.
  • Rickshaw ride in a cool and breezy evening to explore the beauty and ancientness of the city.
  • Taking a deep dip in the arts and crafts choices of this antique city.
  • Having hands and feet tattooed with colors using natural henna.

Quick Facts

  • Delhi (Delhi) to Agra (Uttar Pradesh) - Preferred Routes with kilometres and approx. journey time
  • Yamuna Expressway - 209 km, 2 hrs and 40 mins
  • AH 1/National Highway 2 - 203 km, 3nd 20 mins hrs
  • NH 71B/SH 28 and AH 1/National Highway 2 - 225 km, 3 hrs and 40 mins
  • For a list of trains from Delhi to Agra, click here

Tour Operators for Agra in Delhi

PG Holiday
E-49, 3rd Floor 301 Dazzal House, Near Hira Sweet,
Main Vikas Marg, Laxmi Nagar, Delhi - 110092     
Call: (011) 66356919

Dook Holidays
Office No-609/610, Pearls BEST Heights Tower 2,
Opposite Max Hospital, Netaji Subhash Place Complex-Pitampura,
Delhi - 110034     
Call: (011) 66723038

Aros Travels Pvt Ltd
Rtg-85, Royal Tower Market, Shipra Sun City,
Indirapuram, Ghaziabad - 201014     
Call: (011) 66361509

Mars Travel Port
Shop No -4, Huda Market,
Opposite Kingdom Of Dreams, Gurgaon Sector-29, Gurgaon - 122002     
Call: (011) 66437183

Satnam tour & travels
Press Enclave Road Saket, Nr Maxx Hospital, Saket,
Delhi - 110017     View Map
Call: (011) 67777996

Holiday Packagewale
C-301, Connaught Place,
Delhi - 110001     
Call: (011) 66738615

Hi tours India pvt ltd
33-34,Regal Building, Near Regal Cinema Hall,
Upto Quality Resataurant, Connaught Place,
Delhi - 110001     
Call: (011) 66359825

Holiday Maker
Plot No 31 227 Vikas Tower, Behind M2k,
Road No 44, Pitampura,
Delhi - 110034     
Call: (011) 66430753

India trip travel services
119, Krishna Gali, Near New Delhi Railway Station, Pahar Ganj,
Delhi - 110055     
Call: (011) 66723709

Travel Planner & Tour Consultant
48-C, Pocket A-11, Kalkaji Extension,
Delhi - 110019     
Call: (011) 66740261

Hotels and Accommodation Facilities in Agra

Hotel Vanshika Palace
Near Aklavya Stadium, Canara Bank, Gwalior Road, Sadar Bazaar,
Agra - 282001     
Call: (0562) 2225054, 9997176666

Hotel Taj Resorts
Near Shilpgram, Taj Mahal Eastern Gate, Taj Ganj,
Agra - 282001     
Call: (0562) 2230160, 7830050001

Hotel Red Inn
Sector-5, Near Hema Petrol Pump, Sikandra Bodla Road, Agra HO,
Agra - 282001     
Call: (0562) 4061171, 9927027666

Sanjay Hotel
33 B-1, Lauries Complex, Near SAI Ka Takia, Namner,
Agra - 282001     | View Map
Call: (0562) 2421255, 9412154265

Hotel Royale Residency
Near Tdi Mall, Fatehabad Road,
Agra - 282002     
Call: (0562) 3243337, 9837892057

Hotel King Park Avenue
Opposite B P Oil Mill, City Station Road, Ghatiya, Agra,
Agra - 282002     
Call: (0562) 2620997, 8057777863

Hotel Taj Galaxy
18 B-18c, Opposite Shanti Manglick Hospital, Fatehabad Road,
Agra - 282002     
Call: (0562) 2233006, 9997725797

Wyndham Grand
Fatehabad Road, Agra - 282002     
Call: (0562) 2237000, 9258323810

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    Vikash Singh from Laxami Nagar 1196 Days ago

    I enjoyed riding biking on Yamuna expressway. I went agar by bike with one of my friend and reached Agra from Delhi within 4 hours. it was very nice trip :)

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    Megha from Gurgaon 1198 Days ago

    last year i went to agra with my friends, it was the awesome experience :)

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    Nitin from Delhi 1377 Days ago

    can you tell me how much time it will take to reach fatehpur sikri from agra?

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    Delhionline.in Expertfrom 1197 Days ago

    Hi! Normally it takes about an hour to reach Fatehpur Sikri from Agra.

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