Touring Taj Mahal, Agra is not just going to be an experience of a lifetime, it will also stand out as an imperishable memoir. Any trip to Agra would be incomplete without a one day Delhi to Taj Mahal sunrise tour. Agra has always played a pivotal role in the history of Mughal dynasty and India in general. Very few Indian cities can match up to its grandeur.
The fascinating tombs, over-crowded but exuberant marketplaces and the ethereal Taj Mahal are guaranteed to take your breath away. Holidays don’t really have a season and if you are planning one right now we are here to help you plan. Keep reading to know more about One day Taj Mahal sunrise tour from Delhi in a super comfortable private car.
Snapshot of 1 Day Delhi to Taj Mahal Sunrise Sightseeing Tour Package by Car
- Same Day Delhi to Taj Mahal Sunrise Tour
- Fixed Itinerary
- Sightseeing Places Covered – Taj Mahal, Agra Fort
- Departs at 9:00 AM
- Ends at 5:00 PM
- Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Delhi Hotel
- Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals
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With this one day trip, your cab will be picking up from your place in Delhi at 2:30 AM. We know it is a bit early but sacrificing a night’s sleep is always better than missing out on the prepossessing sunrise that greets Taj Mahal every morning in all its glory.
Like any other major attraction in the world, you will normally find Taj Mahal little crowded. So it’s always recommended to visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise, when the skies are clear and the crowds are somewhat manageable. Most importantly the first rays of sun reflecting off the glistening white marble of the monument are truly something special.
You will be traveling in a private car from Delhi for maximum comfort and a hassle-free ride. You’ll be reaching Taj Mahal by 6:30 AM to experience the sharp.
Bonus Tip: Every year, from 18th to 27th February, a ten-day event called the Taj Mahotsav takes place in Shilpgram, Agra. About 400 artisans from all over the country get to exhibit their creations in this grand ceremony.
Itinerary for your One Day Delhi to Taj Mahal Sunrise Trip
Pickup from your Hotel at 9:00 AM
|Tourism Place||Plan to Depart By|
|Taj Mahal||11:00 AM|
|Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package.||2:00 PM|
|Agra Fort||3:45 PM|
|Shopping at Agra||4:45 PM|
Drop at your Hotel by 5:00 PM
NOTE: You can visit all these places in Taj Mahal Sunrise Tour or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Taj Mahal Sunrise fixed itinerary package.
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What is Included in Delhi to Taj Mahal Sunrise 1 Day Tour Package?
- Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home
- Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
- Driver Batta
- Parking charges
- Toll gate charges
What is Excluded in 1 Day Delhi to Taj Mahal Sunrise Tour Package?
- Entry Fee for tourist attractions
- Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
- Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
- Lodging / Accommodation
- Guides Payment (If required, guests can book a guide from www.Hire-a-Guide.in or need to bring a guide on their own)
- Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
- Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
A Quick Guide to Delhi to Taj Mahal Sunrise Tour – What you see?
Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Delhi to Taj Mahal Sunrise Sightseeing tour package.
1. Taj Mahal
- Plan to Depart by : 11:00 AM
- Must See / Things to Do:
- Timings: 6:00 AM to 7:30 PM (Closed on Friday)
- Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
- Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
- Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 20/- (during daytime) || Rs. 110/- (Indians during sunrise and sunset) || Foreign Nationals: Rs.750/-
- Website: Taj Mahal
How can a bunch of words ever do justice to the beauty of Taj Mahal! You will have to pay extra to get into the premises during sunrise / sunset but it is going to be worth your money. Taj Mahal is the first stop in our one day trip from Delhi.
Adorning the banks of river Yamuna, it rightly fits the meaning of its name which is Crown of palaces. People from all over the globe throng Taj Mahal every year to get a glimpse of this man-made wonder. It has a combination of solids and voids, concave and convex.
Light and shadow play a pivotal role in enhancing its beauty. Arches and domes make it more aesthetically pleasing. The lush green gardens accompanied by the reddish pathway make it all the more alluring. The monument is even said to change moods according to seasons.
The relief work in marble and inlay with precious and semi-precious stones make it unparalleled. It is a popular hit among newly-wed couples. Agra Taj Mahal sunrise day trip from New Delhi has never been as good as the one we will be providing.
The entire complex encompasses about 42 acres of land. The tomb is at the centre. There is also a guest house. The garden has a fountain in the middle. You will have to take your shoes off. You will also require buying a piece of cloth so not to scratch the marble floors of this magnificent monument.
Ustad Ahmad Lahauri was the main architect behind this historical wonder. It remains open to the public all through the week except for Fridays. There are quite a few breakfast shacks and restaurants, like Joney’s place, Tea’se Me, Shankara Vegis Restaurant, Yash cafe, Good vibes cafe, Cafe sheroes Hangout, Green park restaurant, Peshwari, etc, near Taj Mahal to appease your taste buds as well.
Sheroes Hangout is run by a group of amazing and fierce women who have once been victims of acid attack. They are super brave fighters who are reevaluating societal standards of beauty and constantly working fiercely not just for themselves but also for the world to behold.
This cafe also arranges book launches, debates, music sessions, social awareness conferences and debates. They did not let their predators grind them down. It would be great if you could drop a visit to Sheroes Hangout and support their initiative.
You’ll be taken for breakfast at about 8:30 AM. You will reach Agra Fort by 9:30 AM once you’re done with your breakfast. 1 Day Taj Mahal sunrise local sightseeing tour from Delhi has never really been as guest-friendly as the one we offer.
2. Agra Fort
- Plan to Depart by : 3:45 PM
- Must See / Things to Do:
- Timings: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
- Holiday / Closed on: Monday
- Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
- Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 40/- || Foreigners: Rs. 500/-
- Website: Agra Fort
Once you are done with your Taj Mahal sunrise tour, the next stop in our one day trip is Agra Fort. It was initially built as a military structure. Eventually, Shah Jahan transformed it into a palace.
Agra Fort is the other name of the very famous Red Fort or Lal Qila. It is situated on the right bank of the river Yamuna. It is one of the most important and deftly built heritage sites built by the Mughals.
Its splendour is enhanced by a number of highly decorated building that mirrors the imposing and splendid Mughal style of art and architecture. It was also constructed by the third Mughal emperor Akbar on the remains of the ancient lands of Badalgarh.
No trip to Agra can end without a visit to Agra Fort. It was built by Akbar. So brace yourself for some severe dose of Mughal resplendence. The fort is a house to quite a few other splendid palaces like Jahangir palace and Khas Mahal, audience hall like Diwan-i-Khas and two exquisite mosques.
Some of these are made of red sandstone and white marble. These were built by two generations including Jahangir and Shahjahan. It is pretty close to Taj Mahal as well. Many a time Taj Mahal’s beauty overshadows that of Agra Fort. But once you visit this place it will surely sweep you off your feet.
The fort is semi-circular and is surrounded on all sides by a 21.4 metre high wall. Double walls have been constructed here with thick circular bastions at regular intervals. It has four gates. One of them gates was named as “khizri-gate”. It faces the river. The fort has survived the ravages of time, nature and men. The fort covers an area of approximately 94 acres. Currently, the fort has more than two dozen monuments.
Records suggest that about 5000 buildings were built here in Bengali and Gujarati styles. Most of these buildings have ceased to exist now. Shah Jahan demolished some of these monuments, so to accommodate his white marble palaces. The British destroyed most of the buildings in order to raise barracks.
About 30 Mughal buildings are still standing strong on the southeastern side. Delhi-Gate, Akbari-Gate and the extremely famous ‘Bengali-Mahal’ are some of them. You’ll have to enter the compound via the Amar Singh Gate. This gate was meant to confuse the attackers. From there, a path leads to the Moti Masjid. You’ll also come across Diwan-i-Am which unlike the former is open to public.
A tiny staircase at the left of the Diwan-i-Am throne will lead you to a big courtyard. The tiny but exquisite Nagina Masjid (also known as Gem Mosque), built in 1635 by Shah Jahan for the royal ladies.
Shopping at Agra
You’ll be picked up around 11 AM from Agra Fort and if interested you can plan to go on shopping. There are a number of flea markets in Agra from where you can pick up pretty souvenirs for your home and friends. Sadar Bazaar, Sanjay place, Kinari Bazaar, J.K. Cottage industries, Raja ki Mandi, Khandari and Rawatpara Spice Market are some of them.
At the end of the day we bet you’ll be telling us no one does Agra Taj Mahal sunrise day tour package from New Delhi better than us. At around 1 AM you’ll be taken for lunch. Agra has a lot to offer when it comes to food, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian.
Some of the very famous restaurants are Gaylord, Aahar fast food and restaurant, The Olive garden multi-cuisine restaurant, Say natural ice cream, Chokho Jeeman and Jodha the restaurant. Don’t forget to try Dalmoth, Peetha, Roasted meat, Bedhai And Kachori while you are here. Panchi Petha and Baluganj serve the best kinds of Petha. After lunch, at around 2 PM you can proceed back to Delhi. You’ll be dropped at your hotel by 6 PM.
Charges on Deviations, if any!
The Delhi to Taj Mahal Sunrise tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.
Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Delhi to Taj Mahal Sunrise Tour package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.
- For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
- For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
- For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
- For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
- For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.
Points to Note:
Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Delhi to Taj Mahal Sunrise tour package. This 1 day Delhi to Taj Mahal Sunrise tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Taj Mahal Sunrise and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.
The Time spent on each Taj Mahal Sunrise tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
Kindly note that if a particular Taj Mahal Sunrise sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.
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