Taj Mahal Sunset Tour By Car
Package Duration: 01 Day
Destination covered: Delhi-Agra-Delhi
Taj Mahal Sunset Tour is a variant of our “Same Day Agra Tour“. If you want to visit the city of Agra and then witness the Taj Mahal during the sunset in the evening, this tour is what you need!
The Taj Mahal, the symbol of the endless love of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, Mumtaz. It will be the last and most memorable stop of your visit and will be even more impressed with the sunset time. During the tour, you will also have time to thoroughly visit the white-marble mausoleum and take pictures. Even if you will probably wait for the Taj Mahal with impatience, the Tour will show you many of Agra’s treasures:
Agra Fort: his old castle made out of red sandstones was built between 1565 and 1573 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. It was the main residence of Mughal Emperors for almost a century.
Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daula: this mausoleum was built by the then Mughal Emperor Jahangir’s wife, Nur Jahan, for her father. It is said to have served as a draft for the Taj Mahal, built later, and that’s why it is often called Baby Taj Mahal.
You will be picked up from Delhi in the morning at 09:00 AM with a comfortable Ac car to proceed to Agra. The sunset happens usually around 5 pm (the exact timing is not fixed though). Upon reaching Agra, you will be guided by an experienced English speaking guide, native of Agra, who will make sure that you won’t miss any exclusive anecdote of the secret of the city. At the end of the Tour in the evening, You will be brought back to Delhi.
The exact details and program have naturally to be discussed according to your wishes, your travel plans, and your time constraints ( time and precise pick-up location, etc…).
Why should I book a Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi?
Toggle content goes here, click edit This tour will introduce you four Mughal structures in Agra, one of the most historic cities of Northern India. It show you the beautiful symmetry of the Taj Mahal, the residential palace of Mughal era called Agra Fort, the mausoleum of the famous third mughal emperor, Akbar the Great, and, last but not least, the mausoleum of Itimad-ud-Daula which is shaped like a jewel box.button to change this text.
How many attractions can I explore in this tour?
You will be able to explore the four major attractions of the city of Agra in this tour ; Taj Mahal, Agra fort, Itimad-Ud-Daula and Akbar’s Tomb. This “Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi” will therefore allow you to visit the biggest highlights of Agra.
Can I book this tour in advance? How?
Yes, of course, you can book this tour in advance and it is very easy to do so. You just need to go and click on the option “Book this tour”, fill your details and you will get an instant confirmation of booking.
What is allowed and what is not allowed in Taj Mahal?
For security purposes, we are not allowed to carry any eatables and smoking items, alcoholic items, any juice or soft drinks, laptop, tripods, flags, any fire box. But we are allowed to carry cameras, mobile phones, wallet, ladies purses, drinking water, keys etc.
When is Taj Mahal closed?
Be aware that Taj Mahal is closed every Friday.
Are there any charges to cancel a booking?
There are not any cancellation charges, as long as you cancel it more than 12 hours before the tour starts. You can therefore book this tour in last minute and you can also cancel it 12 hours before the tour’s start.
- Delhi-Agra by air conditioned car
- English speaking Tour Guide
- Packaged mineral water
- All vehicle & travel expenses
- All applicable taxes
- Any tipping for guide & driver
- Lunch or any food
- Any monuments fees
09:00 AM- Pick Up and journey to Agra
You will be picked up in the morning at 09:00 AM from your desire location(Hotel, Railway Station, and (Airport) in Delhi and proceed to Agra by Yamuna Expressway. The duration of the journey will be around 3hrs to reach the city of Agra. On the way, if you would like to go for a toilet or snack break, you may tell your driver and he will be happy to do that. As soon as you will arrive in Agra, our Experienced tour guide will be introduced you, who is native of Agra, will make sure that you won't miss any exclusive anecdote of the secret of the city.
12:30 NOON- Visit to Agra Fort
Your first stop will be Agra Fort, which was the main residence of Mughal Emperors of the Mughal
dynasty until 1638. It's made of red sandstone and is therefore also called Red Fort(Lal Quila). After
exploring Agra Fort, you will go-ahead for the delicious lunch of Agra.
02:00 PM- Lunch
At that point, you are going to have some delicious Mughlai, North Indian, and Local food of Agra, depending on your choice. After having lunch, visit the colourful market of Agra.
03:00 PM- Visit to colourful Market of Agra
Here you will get a chance to explore the colorful market of Agra city, which gathers the old tradition of Agra. You will witness the beautiful Inlay work on Marble-the the same way it was made on the Taj Mahal itself- as well as Agra's famous handicraft items, leather, and other kinds of art(souvenirs). You will then move to Itimad-Ud-Daula.
03:30 PM- Itimad-ud-Daula
This is a beautiful mausoleum in the shape of the jewellery box, which was built by fourth Mughal Emperor Jahangir's wife, Nur Jahan, for her father. After that, you will finally ready to visit Taj Mahal during sunset.
04:30 PM- Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal, the symbol of the endless love of the fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, Mumtaz, will naturally be the most memorable step of your visit to the city of Agra. You will have time to thoroughly visit White Marble Mausoleum and take pictures.
Due to its magnificent beauty and impressive architecture, Taj Mahal is counted among the Seven
Wonders of the World and after visiting Taj Mahal, proceed back to Delhi. (Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday).
We hope that you will have a wonderful experience with us through Dream India Trip.