Taj Mahal Tour by Moonlight

Overview


Tour Name : Taj Mahal Tour by Moonlight (Overnight Agra Tour)

Destination : Delhi - Agra - Delhi

Duration : 02 Days - 01 Night

  • Special Night Entrance to Taj Mahal.
  • View the Magnificent Taj Mahal in Moonlight.
  • A 4 Star Hotel in Agra is also included in this tour.

This tour will start in Delhi where we will pick you up early in the morning. We will then drive towards Agra, where Taj Mahal is. You will overnight at a 4 star hotel in Agra. On day 2 we will start with a sightseeing excursion before bringing you back to New Delhi by car. For a more detailed itinerary, please see the 'Tour Details' tab.

The Taj Mahal is considered one of the most romantic monuments in the world. Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan after the death of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, this white marble mausoleum is considered a monument to eternal love.

When can the Taj Mahal be seen by Moonlight?

A total of 400 tourists are permitted to see the Taj Mahal, on or around moonlit nights, on five specific nights in a month. These nights are the full moon night itself and the two nights before and after the full moon night.

To help you book in advance and avoid disappointment, we provide a list of full moon nights in the coming year. You can plan your trip beforehand, so you won't miss this eagerly awaited sight

Security Precautions

Tourists can view the Taj Mahal from a distance of 500 m, from a nearby red sandstone platform. Tourists are permitted to carry still cameras for photography and binoculars for viewing.

Many cultural events are being held to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the Taj Mahal. Join the celebrations with a moonlight rendezvous with your loved one, at the monument to eternal love, at the Taj Mahal in Agra India.

Detailed Itinerary


Day 1 Delhi to Agra

Welcome to your Agra Overnight Tour. You will take a breathtaking drive to Agra through the Indian country side. Then take you to Agra, the home of the majestic Taj (Taj Mahal is normally referred to as just 'Taj').

Upon arrival, you proceed to see the architectural wonder of the World, the unsurpassed Taj Mahal. After sightseeing the Taj Mahal, you are taken to one of the guest restaurants for an extravagant lunch.

Late in the afternoon you visitAgra Fort and It-mad-Daula's Tomb. River Yamuna, the river of myths flows near Agra Fort. Agra Fort is known for its stone carvings. Inside it you will be able to see palaces, halls, and wonderful gardens. It is a worthy creation of the Mughals. The tomb has some of the finest perfections of marble inlay of works.

This is followed by a visit to the marble factory to witness the inlay work of precious and semi-precious stones into marble. The first day of the tour ends here and you will be transferred to your 4 Star hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 2 Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi

After breakfast we drive to en excursion to the ancient ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri, one of the world heritage sites located at a distance of 40 KM from Agra. Fatehpur Sikri was once the capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar and later due to shortage of water it has been shifted to Lahore.

At Fatehpur Sikri, the buildings of Mughals masterpieces tell a story of a bygone era. Here we will also be able to explore its beauty in relative silence and peaceful surroundings. Once you are done with the Sightseeing of Fatehpur Sikri we proceed back to Delhi.

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