Sunrise Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikh Temple and Moonlit Garden Private Tour | La Vacanza Travel

Sunrise Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikh Temple and Moonlit Garden Private Tour

Duration: 8 to 10 hours
Destination: India, Uttar Pradesh, Agra
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Agra
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Pack in two UNESCO World Heritage sites into one day on this private Agra sightseeing tour. Not only do you see the Taj Mahal at one of the most stunning times of day—at sunrise—but you also visit the fascinating Agra Fort and the historic Sikh temple Gurudwara Guru Ka Taal. The day ends by witnessing the Taj Mahal from the Mehtab Bagh Garden (moonlit garden) the best places from which to view the great mausoleum. Along with lunch at 5-star hotel, this private tour comes with round-trip transport from your hotel, live tour guide, sights entrance fees and bottled water.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Taj Mahal, Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra 282001 India

Start your day with an early morning 6am pickup from your Agra hotel or other desired location in Agra. Head to the breathtaking Taj Mahal to see the sunrise over the World Heritage Site. Introduce yourselves to what the Victorian Viceroy Lord Curzon called the “gem of man’s handiwork…the most perfect structure in the world. Built in the 1600s by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the tribute to the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Just immerse yourself in its amazing architecture, history, and beauty. The magical allure of the Taj Mahal shall definitely be the highlight of your tour.

After visiting the Taj Mahal return to your hotel for breakfast and soon after breakfast visit a marble inlay studio (after seeing the exquisite Taj inlays, you must want to know how this marble magic works).


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Agra Fort Rakabgani, Agra 282003 India

Early afternoon visit the second World Heritage Site of the day, the fascinating Agra Fort (where Shah Jahan was imprisoned for the last years of his life, peering dolefully out at his masterpiece - The Taj Mahal). It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638 and one of the finest Mughal forts in India. The imposing red sandstone fort combines both Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. Walking through courtyard after courtyard of this palatial red-sandstone and marble fortress, your amazement grows as the scale of what was built here begins to sink in.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Courtyard by Marriott Agra, Fatehabad Rd, Taj Nagri Phase 2, Ii, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India

After visiting Agra Fort enjoy your lunch at a 5-star Hotel Courtyard by Marriott in a welcoming atmosphere.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gurudwara Guru ka Tal, Delhi-Agra Highway Between Transport Nagar and Sikandra, Agra 282005 India

A historical Sikh gurudwara (Sikh Temple) was built-in 1970 with the dedicated efforts and contributions primarily of the Sikh community under the pioneering leadership of Sant Baba Sadhu Singh ji Mauni. This gurudwara is built in the memory of the ninth Guru Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji. It was built in that place where the Guru Tegh Bahadur offered voluntary arrest to Aurangzeb, who was the Mughal Emperor. It consists of a tal, a water reservoir, which is of special historical significance. As at all gurdwaras, free meals are served to pilgrims daily.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mehtab Bagh, Nagla Devjit Etmadpur, Agra India

Evening proceed to a Photo Tour of Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh — the moonlit garden — believed to have been designed by Shah Jahan to view the Taj on moonlit nights, far away from the maddening crowd, The garden complex is situated on the left bank of Yamuna opposite to TajMahal. It is a huge square measuring approximately 300x300 m and in straight alignment with the Taj Mahal. The forestry plantations and agricultural fields provide a green forecourt to TajMahal and its reflection in the Yamuna. Here you can witness the sunset over the Taj Mahal.

At the end of the day, your guide returns you to your hotel, Agra train station or other desired location in Agra.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Hotel Pick-up and drop-off
  • Sightseeing by air conditioned private vehicle
  • Professional private local tour guide
  • Buffet Lunch at a 5-star hotel in Agra
  • Entrance fees for sights mentioned
  • Battery Bus/Golf Cart return ride from Taj Mahal parking
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Taj Mahal
  • Entry/Admission - Agra Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Mehtab Bagh

Exclusions
  • Camera fees at monuments
  • Any kind of drinks with lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • The duration of transfers are approximate. The exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Taj Mahal visit at sunrise is subject to clear weather conditions
  • Travelers should be vaccinated and carry the covid vaccination certificate
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
From Your Hotel in Agra, or other desired location in Agra

Airports

  • Kheria Airport, Agra India


Departure Time

06:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

8 to 10 hours


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