Faridabad was founded in 1607 A.D. by Sheikh Farid. It is the largest city of Haryana and lies in the National Capital Region. The district is a major industrial hub of Haryana and attracts several MNCs, foreign investors, and N.R.I. Whereas, Agra is the city of history, architecture, and romance. A One Day Trip from Faridabad to Agra by Private Car is ideal to explore the beauty of the city.
Agra lies in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. It was the capital of the Mughal Empire, and, therefore, the city is home to many historic buildings and tombs that display the Mughal art and culture.
It is also a major commercial and industrial center known for its leather goods, cut stone, and hand-woven carpets. The ‘Taj Mahal’ in Agra is one of the eight wonders of the world making a one-day trip from Faridabad to Agra by car even more appealing.
Door-step pickup from your Home / Hotel in Faridabad at 6:00 AM
|Taj Mahal||2 hours||more..|
|Agra Art Gallery||45 mins||more..|
|Wildlife SOS||45 mins||more..|
|Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah||1 hour||more..|
|Agra Fort||2 hours||more..|
|Imperial Wax Museum||45 mins||more..|
Drop back at your Home / Hotel in Faridabad by 9:00 PM
What to Expect
Agra with its rich and vibrant historical background is one of the most popular tourist places in India. The journey from Faridabad to Agra is pleasant and you get to enjoy the landscapes as you drive through the roads.
The journey begins by visiting the Taj Mahal which is famous for its symmetrical magnificence and intricate carvings. Its beauty is beyond words. The next destination will be the Agra Art Gallery where you can explore the Mughal handicraft and buy gemstones and jewels made out of them.
Then moving forward, we will visit the Wildlife SOS which is a non-profit organization working towards the conservation of wildlife and their natural habitat. It is home to various species of animals and is the perfect place to discover more about mother nature.
After that, we will move towards the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, also known as ‘Baby Taj’. It is said that it looks like a jewel box if seen from a bird’s eye view.
Moving on, we will visit the Agra Fort which boasts of the Sheesh Mahal which has a beautiful glass interior. It is also famous for having extra-thick walls which were built to keep the interiors cool. Our final stop would be the Imperial Wax Museum where you pose with your favourite wax figures.
After you have had a day full of unique experiences, we will drop you back to your place of origin in Faridabad.
Package Cost of 1 Day Faridabad to Agra Sightseeing Trip by Cab
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Places to visit during your One Day Faridabad to Agra Trip by Car
1. Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal was built in the 17th century by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, as a symbol of eternal love for his late wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983.
The mausoleum is made of white marble and is the greatest achievement in the whole range of Indo-Islamic architecture. To admire the beauty of this artistic masterpiece, a one-day trip from Faridabad to Agra by car is all you need.
- Must See / Things to do: Spot the optical illusion at the Taj. When you enter the main gate, the Taj appears to be very large. But, as you move closer, it appears to be smaller in size.
- Entry Fee: Rs. 50 (Indian), Rs, 540 (SAARC/BIMSTEC ), Rs. 1100 (Foreign) + Rs. 200 for main mausoleum (optional)
- Closed on: Friday
- Timings: 6:00 AM-6:00 PM
- Recommended Duration: 1-1:30 hrs
2. Agra Art Gallery
The Agra Art Gallery is a cultural site and a shopping destination that specializes in fascinating hand-crafted jewelry made with precious gemstones. The artistically rich cultural heritage of the Mughals is presented in the form of striking pictures, miniature paintings, Indian and modern art.
The gallery gives you an informative tour to discover the stunning artwork and learn the history and origin of the gemstones. It is a perfect delight for all the art lovers and a must to make the most of your one-day tour from Faridabad to Agra by car.
- Must See / Things to do: Do not hesitate to bargain, so that you can buy the products at lesser than the originally quoted prices.
- Entry Fee: No fee
- Closed on: Saturday & Sunday
- Timings: 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
- Recommended Duration: 1-2 hrs
3. Wildlife SOS
Wildlife SOS was established in 1995 by a group of individuals to protect and conserve India’s natural heritage, forest and wildlife wealth. It currently houses approx. 200 sloth bears and many other species in large forested enclosures with ponds and shady trees.
You can interact with the elephants and even get a chance to feed them. Educational tours are also provided at the Wildlife SOS. Spend a happy day enjoying the pleasures of nature.
- Must See / Things to do: Watch the documentary about the rescue of India’s dancing bears.
- Entry Fee: Rs. 1500
- Open everyday
- Timings: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
- Recommended Duration: 2 hrs
The Tomb Itimad-ud-Daulah was built by the Mughal queen Noor Jahan in 1628 AD to commemorate her father. This is the first Mughal structure made entirely of marble and is the inspiration behind the Taj Mahal.
However, the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah is a more delicate artwork with marble lattice screens and fine carvings with a touch of Persian architecture.
The tomb is situated on the banks of River Yamuna and is surrounded by beautiful lush gardens which make it an absolute spot for a one-day trip from Faridabad to Agra by car.
- Must See / Things to do: There is a geometric symmetry in all parts of the structure.
- Entry Fee: Rs. 30 (Indian), Rs. 310 (foreign)
- Open everyday
- Timings: 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM
- Recommended Duration: 1 hour
5. Agra Fort
Agra fort was the mughal’s official residence and was built by the great emperor Akbar in 1573. It is spread across 94 acres and has a semi-circular plan. There are four gates to the fort and it also houses various other significant buildings like the Shahjahani Mahal, Sheehs Mahal, The Muthamman Burj, Khas Mahal etc.
The Sheesh Mahal was built by Shah Jahan in 1640 AD and is the most fabulous structure inside the Agra Fort. The palace got its name from the wide use of mirrors in ceilings and walls which lend an illuminating and sparkling effect to the entire place. The mirrors used in its construction were brought specially from Haleb, an ancient city in Aleppo, Syria.
A one-day trip from Faridabad to Agra by cab is mandatory to admire the distinctive glass-mosaic interior and the stucco work with floral motifs of the Sheesh Mahal.
- Must See / Things to do: The walls of the Sheesh Mahal when tapped at certain places produce absurd sounds.
- Entry Fee: Rs. 40 (Indian), Rs. 550 (Foreign)
- Open everyday
- Timings: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
- Recommended Duration: 1 to 2 hours
6. Imperial Wax Museum
The Imperial Wax Museum presents wax statues of celebrities, important political, historical, social, and religious personalities of the world. There are a total of 30 wax statues and each figure is set up based on a theme.
Some of the celebrity figures include Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachhan, Charlie Chaplin, and Michael Jackson.
- Must See / Things to do: Take photographs with your favorite wax figure.
- Entry Fee: Rs. 200 (Indian), Rs. 400 (Foreign)
- Open everyday
- Timings: 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
- Recommended Duration: 45 mins
What to Eat During Your One Day Trip From Faridabad to Agra by Car
Agra is not only famous for its mesmerizing architecture but for its delicacies too. The street food of Agra has been acknowledged as one of the best in the country by many connoisseurs. It is the answer to all your cravings for lip-smacking food.
The famous street food dishes include parantha, bedai & jalebi, dalmoth, and chaat. A trip to Agra is always incomplete without ‘Petha’- a sweet made of white pumpkin or ash gourd. Also, Mughlai cuisine is the trademark of Agra. To enjoy the distinct Mughlai food, a one-day tour from Faridabad to Agra by private taxi is the best option.
What to Shop During Your One Day Trip to Agra from Faridabad by Cab
A one-day trip to Agra from Faridabad by cab would not let you go back empty-handed for there are many shops of art, craft and other souvenirs. You can find numerous varieties of unique and extinct crafts that are nowhere to be found now.
Since Agra is famous for its leather products, do not forget to buy good quality products from here at a reasonable price. You can also buy the famous silk sarees for your favorite lady. When in Agra, you can’t miss to explore the unique marble craft and buy yourself a miniature marble replica of the Taj Mahal.
There is so much to explore on a one-day trip from Faridabad to Agra by car. Hiring our cab services ensure that you reach your destination in optimal time, and promise you a pleasant and safe journey, while you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the view.
Good to know
- Hotel / Home pick-up / drop-off
- Round-trip transportation in private air-conditioned car
- Parking Charges
- Toll-gate Charges
What’s not included
- English-speaking guide
- Entry ticket fee for tourist attractions
- Breakfast / lunch / dinner