Duration : 1 Day
Destinations : Taj Mahal, Agra Fort
Description : The breathtaking beauty of the Taj Mahal has smitten tourists from far and wide. Taj Mahal is a symbol of timeless love. This UNESCO World Heritage site is visited every year by tourists from across the globe. However, now due to COVID 19 related travel restrictions, it is better to book your Taj Mahal tour with a reputed and trusted tour operator. The Sunrise Tour to Taj Mahal is ideal for the summer months as stepping out to see Taj in the afternoon becomes impossible due to scorching heat. The tour starts prior to sunrise. This is to ensure that you have an early morning view of the Taj. It will surely leave you with memories for your entire life. Ask the tour operator about the precise time of sunrise as this can vary according to the month you choose.
As you are in Agra, the tour executive will pick you from your chosen site or hotel for the sunrise sightseeing tour of the Taj Mahal. This is done from the Mehtab Bagh side. Taj Mahal is akin to a dream in beautiful white marble. You will be awestruck due to the magnificence of its architecture. You will be provided your entry ticket by the Govt approved tour guide who will then accompany you in seeing the monument. All fun and interesting facts about the monument will be told to you. Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built by Shahjahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is believed that he wanted it to be the most beautiful and extravagant monument built so far.
Once you have seen the Taj Mahal, you can visit any nice place in Agra for a lavish breakfast. Enjoy the local delicacies and have some fun time. Try the local delicacies and flavors to have the real feel of the place. Just make sure you eat in a hygienic and clean place.
After breakfast, you can go visit the Agra Fort. It was the main residence of Mughal rulers till they shifted base to Delhi. It was made by Mughal ruler Akbar in 1565. This fort is huge and is over an area of 94 acres. It even has a museum that has several things from ancient times.
If you like to indulge in some shopping you can visit the local bazaar for small knickknacks. The tour executive will gladly take you to see things. There is a lot of bargaining in the bazaars so be prepared for all of that. Some of the things that you can purchase include clothes, spices, jewelry, marble inlay work artifacts, etc. If you do not want to be in crowds you can even omit shopping.
You will be taken to a nice place where you can have your lunch. Follow social distancing norms and take off your mask only while eating. Sanitize your hands and belongings regularly.
Finally, you will return to your hotel in a private Taxi Car. You can take some rest and then proceed to where you want to go next. This marks the end of your sunrise tour of the Taj Mahal.