Visit the iconic Taj Mahal and other World Heritage sites in Agra on an overnight tour from New Delhi. Experience sunset and sunrise at India's most famous monument, considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful architectural creations.
What to Expect
Travel from New Delhi to the spectacular Taj Mahal. You’ll see the marble exterior of this monument come alive with the colors of the setting and the rising sun. Visit Agra Fort and the mausoleum of Akbar in Sikandra. Stay overnight in Agra at a 3-star hotel.
Day 1: New Delhi to Agra
Your tour begins after breakfast with a drive to Agra. On arrival you’ll check in at your hotel and spend the afternoon visiting Agra Fort.
Emperor Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal in memory of his wife, was imprisoned in the Agra Fort by his son Aurangzeb. From the fort he was able to see the Taj Mahal – the mausoleum of his wife, Mumtaz. The fort is home to a number of beautiful mosques, such as Nagina Masjid, Meena Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Khas Mahal, and Meena Bazar.
Later you will go to visit Taj Mahal at sunset - the best time to see it. Marvel at the spectacular Taj Mahal as the sun sets in the background. Take your time to admire this majestic place, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous and beautiful buildings in the world.
You’ll also visit Sikandra to see the mausoleum of Akhbar, and then see the sunset at the Taj Mahal. Overnight in Agra.
Day 2: Agra and return to New Delhi
You’ll visit the Taj Mahal again at sunrise. Marvel at the stunning scene in the early morning light. The Taj Mahal, a memorial to Emperor Shah Jahan’s wife, is made of white marble and took 22 years to build.
Continue on to Fatehpur Sikri (known as the ghost town), which is about an hour’s drive from Agra. Built between 1571 and 1585, Fatehpur Sikri is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendor. It is said to be the best example of the culmination of Hindu and Muslim architecture.
After lunch your driver will take you back to New Delhi.
- Overnight accommodation
- Fuel surcharge
- Local taxes
- Bottled water
- Local guide
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Round-trip private transfer (1- 3 pax Tata Indigo, 4-6 pax Toyata Innova)
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
Holiday tours and travels
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Know Before You Go
• Taj Mahal is closed every Friday