Taj Mahal at Sunset and Sunrise, A brief culture walk
ExoticTajmahalwith Agra is an all-inclusive private tour. This is one of its kind of tours in which you get an opportunity to explore the lovely city of Agra also called the city of love! Apart from visiting the Taj Mahal which is the prime attraction in Agra, you also get to see other well-known tourist places in Agra city such as Agra Fort, Tomb of Itimad-udDaulah, Mehtab Bagh, etc. This tour is all about luxury and comfort. On the second day of the tour you get to bask in the sunrise view of Taj. This is an opportunity which not many people get in life
Itinerary of Exotic Agra Overnight Tour
Day 1 :- 8:00 AM Departure from Delhi
Our tour driver will pick you up from IGI Airport/Railway Station or your hotel in Delhi or Gurugram in an airconditioned SUV/Sedan. Yamuna Express Highway connects Agra to Delhi. The journey is extremely comfortable and you can tell your tour driver to stop on the way if you want. It will just take around 3 hours provided weather and traffic conditions are normal to reach Agra.
Once you are in Agra city, you will check-into a chosen hotel Otherwise your friendly and knowledgeable Government approved guide will take you to the majestic Agra fort first. Probably the best fort in India! Built by the third mighty Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD. It is spread over a whopping area of 2.5 sqr km.
01:15 PM – Lunch at Sheroes Cafe
Once you are done with Agra fort straightway you can proceed for sumptuous lunch at Sheroes Café. This is a safe and good place.
3:30 – Visit the Taj Mahal
Now will proceed to visit the Taj Mahal with your guide. Your guide will give you a brief commentary about the Tajmahal. This visit to the Tajmahal is like a dream for many people. The marble minarets and shimmering walls, majestic towers with walls inlaid with semi-precious stones of the ultimate monument of romance awaits you.
6:00 PM – Return back to the hotel
After seeing the Taj Mahal you can either choose to visit the local bazaars or you can retire to your hotel. Rest for a while.
Proceed for dinner in a nice and safe local restaurant. Overnight stay in your chosen hotel.
Day 2 – Sunrise view of Taj Mahal
After a good night’s sleep you will be up early this morning to see the incomparable TAJ MAHAL at daybreak.It is just brilliant.The Taj mahal at sunrise is often on many peoples ultimate wish list.Taj never fails tosuprise beholders with its astounding beauty. Sunrise timing varies as per the weather. So the time you visit will be as per the season you opt to book this tour.Taj Mahal was built by ShahJahan to celebrate his love for his beloved wife MumtazMahal. It is not open for public viewing on Fridays.Seeing the sun rise over this amazing monument,you will watch in aweas Taj colour slowly changesas the sun shimmers against it.Your accompanying guide will tell you the stories and facts about the Taj mahalOnce you are through seeing the Taj youwill return back to the hotel for a scrumptious breakfast.
Check out at 10:30
11:00 AM – Visit Baby Taj
Post breakfast you will visit the very popular Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. As it has been built on the same lines as the Taj Mahal it is also referred to as ‘Baby Taj’. It was built by Noor Jahan the daughter in law of Akbar in 1622. According to architectural experts it’s a perfect garden mausoleum.
12:30 PM – Walk at the Rajpur local market
The objectivity of this walk is to get you introduced with the local Indian bazaars, the type of local shops, and the buying behavior of locals. This will give you a glimpse of the local culture. Now you have free time for personal activity. Ask your tour guide to take you shopping. Agra is known for marble inlay work artifacts, hand-knotted Mughal carpets, etc
04:30 PM – Drive Back to Delhi from Agra
The tour driver will take you back to Delhi. Once you are in Delhi you will be dropped at your chosen spot in Delhi or Gurugram or at the airport as per your preference. This marks the end of your Exotic Agra Overnight Tour.