Same Day Taj Mahal Sunrise and Sunset Tour from New Delhi

Same Day Taj Mahal Sunrise and Sunset Tour from New Delhi

Experience the view of the Taj Mahal at both sunrise and sunset. Admire the 16th century architecture of the enormous Agra Fort and the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah.

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Experience the view of the Taj Mahal at both sunrise and sunset. Admire the 16th century architecture of the enormous Agra Fort and the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah.

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  • Languages: Englisch
  • Participants: 2 - 8
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • private (no other participants)
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Your experience

Highlights

  • Exclusive Taj Mahal tour with a Private Guide
  • Marvel at the sights of the Taj Mahal at sunrise and sunset on a Guided Tour
  • Explore Mehtab Bagh to see the stunning sunset view of the the Taj Mahal
  • Visit Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Description

Enjoy a day trip from Delhi to experience the Mughal Heritage in Agra. A private car with a private chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel in Delhi, Noida or Gurgaon. You’ll travel on the new expressway by air-conditioned car, and then, upon arrival at Agra, you will meet your guide for the day and proceed to explore the Taj Mahal, one of the most extravagant expressions of love ever created. See just how stunning the majestic palace looks under the beautiful rising sun before you head out with your guide on a tour of the grounds. Your guide will share his insight and will teach you about the history of the Taj Mahal, which was built in the 17th century by Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz. This white marble mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal on the banks of River Yamuna is the ultimate paragon of love on earth. Learn more from your expert guide about the intricacies of this classic monument that required masons, stonecutters, inlayers, carvers, painters, calligraphers, dome-builders from every corner of India, Central Asia and Iran.

(Taj Mahal remain Closed on Friday)

Proceed ahead with your guide to the magnificent Agra fort, the center stage of Mughal Rule in India. The massive red-stone fort was constructed by Emperor Akbar in 15th century. Shah Jahan transformed the fort into a palace and later it was served as his prison for 8 years after his son Aurangzeb seized power. Learn the intrigued history of Mughal Empire as your expert guide unfolds the centuries old legend and tales. Next stop is the Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb, also called “Baby Taj”. Learn the significance of this monument and how it is believed to be a draft of Taj Mahal.

Visit crafts stalls, bazaar, shops and meet local artisans and browse for local specilities like inlaid marble, embroidered rugs, jewelry and lether ware. Agra which is known for its fabulous handicrafts made of marble and soft stone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest in the arts and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work. Agra's major handicraft products besides inlay work are leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewellery and embroidery work.

In the end, visit Mehtab Bagh and enjoy the stunning view of the of the rear side Taj Mahal, with its image reflected in the mighty river Yamuna. Also known as The Moonlight Garden, Mehtab Bagh is believed to have been designed by Shah Jahan to view the Taj on moonlight nights, far away from the maddening crowd. The garden complex is situated on the left bank of Yamuna opposite to Taj Mahal. It is a huge square courtyard and is in straight alignment with the Taj Mahal. The forestry plantations and agricultural fields provide a green forecourt to the Taj Mahal and its reflection in Yamuna. Later you will be dropped back to New Delhi Airport or other desired location in New Delhi

Please note

Additional information

The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.

Included in the price

  • Private Tour
  • All transfer and Sightseeing by Air-Conditioned Private Vehicle
  • Hotel or Airport picks up and drops off
  • Car, driver and fuel cost
  • Toll tax, Parking and Driver Allowance
  • State Tax and Fuel Charges
  • One Water Bottle per Person
  • Live Professional Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Tips/Gratuities

Meeting point

New Delhi Airport or other desired location in New Delhi

Cancellation Conditions

This deal can be cancelled for free up to one day before the date of the activity.

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