The Jewel of India is Taj Mahal which draws millions of inbound and domestic tourists every year. In order to allure tourists, tour planners or tour operators found numerous ways to sell this monument to make a good amount of bucks. A ton of itineraries has been designed to attract travelers. However, the Taj Mahal sunrise or sunset tour is one of the most preferred tours which is sold like a hot cake and bought by travelers. Most of the corporate travelers don’t have enough time to make a long tour during their work. Then, they would like to make a short trip to admire the beauty of this monument. They give preference to visiting Taj Mahal two times one at sunrise and other at sunset which is only possible if they come here overnight.
DAY 1: Sunset at Taj Mahal
Your chauffeur will pick you up from the hotel, railway station, airport, or wherever you ask him for. If the driver picks you up from the airport he will drive you straight to the Agra city.
The journey from Delhi to Agra will take around 3 hrs. As you will enter in the city of love, Agra, your first stop will be your hotel in Agra. After checking in the hotel, you will have lunch there and have a siesta if you want, thereafter proceed to Taj Mahal for sunset, this is the highlight of the trip, before one hour of the sunset, you must be in the premises of this monument so that you will not miss the breathtaking view in which sunlight of
of dusking sun falling on the dome of the Taj Mahal with orange-yellow sky in the backdrop doing its magic. At the time of the sunset, one will notice that marble stone changes its color as sunlight falls on it but clear sky and strong sun are the preconditions to this kinda magic. After spending around 3 hours in the complex of this monument, you will be driven back to the hotel where you will have your dinner.
Day 2: Sunrise at Taj Mahal
Be ready for one of the most coveted tours which will be started before the Sunrise. You should leave your hotel at least one hour before the sunrise so that you can buy tickets on time and enter the premises. Now, you will find this monument in a different mood for which this monument is known globally. The morning serene-view of this monument will inspire you to visit it as many times as possible. It will make you speechless. After doing the sight-seeing of Taj, you will be on your way back to hotel.
Now after sunrise visit to Taj Mahal, you will have breakfast and check out the hotel. Then, if time permits you, after having breakfast you can visit Agra Fort that may take around 2 hours which is also a world heritage site and one residence of Mughal rulers. This monument speaks of grandeur and Mughal legacy as many Mughal generations had their contribution in making it what it is today – standing with full glory in the downtown of Agra city. If someone wants to have witness the complete Mughal architecture, no other monument can be as good as this one.
After visiting the fort, you will be driven back to the destination in Delhi, from where you started your journey to Agra. While on your way to Delhi via Mathura road, you can also visit Akbar’s Tomb which is located on the highway itself. It won’t take more than an hour to explore this monument thus if time permits you should visit here. I assure you will enjoy this trip to Agra.