Ghaziabad is located just 19 km away from the capital of India- New Delhi. It is a well-planned industrial city in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It retains its name from its founder Ghazi-ud-din who was the son of a Mughal minister. Being just a few km away from the national capital, it offers several amazing one-day sightseeing tours, one of them being One Day Ghaziabad to Agra Trip by Private Car.
Agra, situated on the banks of the Yamuna River is an important tourist destination. It is also incorporated on the Golden Triangle tourist circuit and is home to all these great places.
Agra has much more to offer, so even if you are on a short trip you can cover many places and tick right against your favorite places quickly. Agra is a small city which makes it a perfect destination for one day trips presenting with a bag full of happy memories.
Today, most tourists travelling to Ghaziabad often take a One Day Ghaziabad to Agra tour by private cab to intensify their perspectives of knowledge and creation; and to gather some historical information.
Door-step pickup from your Home / Hotel in Ghaziabad at 6:00 AM
|Taj Mahal||2 hours||more..|
|Taj Museum||45 mins||more..|
|Buland Darwaza||45 mins||more..|
|Jama Masjid||30 mins||more..|
|Mankameshwar Temple||30 mins||more..|
|Agra Fort||1 hour||more..|
|Sadar Bazar||45 mins||more..|
Drop back at your Home / Hotel in Ghaziabad by 9:00 PM
What to Expect
We will begin our journey from Ghaziabad early in the morning to reach Agra on time so that we do not have to fight a battle with the sun during summer. The distance between the two cities is approximately 208 km which can be covered in 3.5 hours if we take the route via Taj Express Highway / Yamuna Expressway.
Our first stop for the day would be the Taj Mahal, one amongst the Seven Wonders. After that we’ll head towards the Taj Museum where there are an ample amount of architectural items and designs to explore.
Then our cab will take you to Buland Darwaza, the one with a great height parameter. After covering this point our cab will take you to Jama Masjid which is the largest mosque in India.
Also while going to the next location, if we’ll have time, we’ll cover a few more locations which will take 15-20 minutes such as Jodha Bai Palace, Panch Mahal and Diwan-i-Khas.
After visiting all these monuments we’ll now leave for Mankameshwar Temple which was made ages ago. And then we’ll proceed to Agra Fort wrapping up our places to visit and enjoy the intricacy and delicacy of the hard work of so many workers and craftsmen.
Now moving on to our last destination of the trip, our cab will take you to the Sadar Bazar which is very near to the Agra Fort and you can shop there for a while. There are a wide range of shops and also numerous options to shop from. We will then return to Ghaziabad and our cabs will drop you to your place of origin.
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Places to visit during your One Day Ghaziabad to Agra Trip by Car
1. Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal was put in order in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of the monument was completed in 1653. And it took around 21 years for the Taj Mahal to be constructed with over 20,000 workers.
The white marble beauty of India is embellished with spectacular cravings.It overlooks the River Yamuna, an artificial pool and also a stunning garden by its side.
- Must See / Things to Do: The intricate designs and embellishments are a must see
- Timings: 6:00 am to 6:30 pm
- Closed on: Friday
- Recommended Duration: Approx 2 hours
- Entry Fee: Rs.20 for Indians & Rs.750 for Foreigners
2. Taj Museum
This museum was established in 1982. A double storied building with a quadrangle like projection outside built on a raised platform. It is a huge museum with two floors which showcases several exhibits connected mostly to the construction of the Taj Mahal.
- Must See / Things to Do: Take a detailed look at all paintings
- Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
- Closed on: Friday
- Recommended Duration: Approx. 30 minutes
- Entry Fee: Rs 5.00
3. Buland Darwaza
Next on our one day Ghaziabad to Agra trip by private car is Buland Darwaza. It is an astonishing example of the Mughal architecture made up of red and buff sandstone and adorned by white and black marble. One needs to cover a flight of 42 steps to reach the gateway, which stands tall at a height of 40 m.
The total height of the structure is about 54 m, i.e., 176 feet from the ground level. Also, it is a 15 storied high gateway acting as the southern entrance of the city of Fatehpur Sikri and it took nearly 12 years to build this magnificent gateway.
- Must See / Things to Do: Click pictures of this beautiful architectural beauty
- Timings: 7 AM to 6 PM
- Recommended Duration: 15-20 minutes
- Entry Fee: Adults: Rs.20 for Indians and Rs.260 for Foreigners
4. Jama Masjid
Next our same day trip to Agra from Ghaziabad, we will take you to the Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India. It was built by Akbar in 1571-72 AD under the supervision of Sufi Saint, Sheikh Salim Chishti and his descendants. It is also known as the Friday mosque. It is the congregational mosque and was perhaps one of the first buildings to be made up in the complex.
- Must See / Things to Do: Well known for its delicate carvings
- Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
- Recommended Duration: 1 hour
- Entry Fee: Rs.20 for Indians and Rs.260 for Foreigners
This peaceful place with a captivating place is a Shiv temple where it is idealized that prayers prayed wholeheartedly are always accorded. It is also believed that when Goddess Sita was taking a dive in the water she prayed to Lord Shiv. As there was no temple during that time so Lord Ram made the Mankameshwar Temple on the banks of River Yamuna.
- Must See / Things to Do: Take the Prasad from here
- Timings: 5:00 AM to 9:30 PM
- Recommended Duration: Approx. 1 hour
- Entry Fee: Free
6. Agra Fort
The fort of Agra was initially known as Badalgarh which was held by Raja Badal Singh, a Hindu Rajput king (1475 AD). It was rebuilt by the third Mughal emperor- Akbar on the remains of Badalgarh. Around 4000 workers were employed to reconstruct it and it took 8 years (1565-1573) to complete the same.
- Must See / Things to Do: One must spend time reminiscing the past and adoring the most exquisite architecture of the Mughal Period.
- Timings: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
- Recommended Duration: 1 hour
- Entry Fee: Rs.20 for Indians and Rs.300 for Foreigners
7. Sadar Bazar
This would be the last stop of our one day trip from Ghaziabad to Agra. The top place for tourist shopping destinations in Agra is Sadar Bazar. Here you can find a lot of appealing souvenirs, mini Taj- Mahals, ethnic footwear, handicrafts, wooden items, antiques and marble items and much more. From here on we’ll collect back and precede towards our initial spot, that is, Ghaziabad.
- Must See / Things to Do: Do have a look at their regional dress collection
- Recommended Duration: 2-2.5 hours
Investing a bit on such happy and small trips is always a good option as it will get your mind working in the right direction and will provide you with new perspectives of motivation.
This is exactly what a one Day Ghaziabad to AgraTrip by Car will bring with it. So, do not wait any further, and book a cab with oneday.travel that can take you comfortably on a road journey in a car of your choice.
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