A sunrise tour of the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort from Delhi is a popular and rewarding experience. Here is a suggested itinerary for such a tour:
Start your journey early in the morning, preferably around 3:00 AM to 4:00 AM, to ensure you reach Agra in time for the sunrise.
The distance between Delhi and Agra is approximately 200 km, and the journey by car takes around 3-4 hours, depending on traffic conditions.
Arrive at the Taj Mahal just before sunrise to witness the iconic monument bathed in the soft hues of dawn.
The Taj Mahal is open to visitors from sunrise to sunset, and the early morning hours provide a serene and less crowded experience.
Spend ample time exploring the Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Admire the intricate architecture, beautiful gardens, and the reflection of the Taj Mahal in the reflecting pool.
After visiting the Taj Mahal, enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant. Agra offers a variety of delicious Indian dishes.
Head to Agra Fort, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its impressive architecture and historical significance.
Explore the various sections of the fort, including the Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas, and the Sheesh Mahal.
Have lunch at a local restaurant to savor some authentic Mughlai cuisine.
If time permits, you can explore the local markets for Agra's famous handicrafts and souvenirs, such as marble inlay work and leather goods.
Depart from Agra in the afternoon to return to Delhi. Plan your departure time to avoid heavy evening traffic.
Reach Delhi in the evening, completing your full-day excursion to Agra.
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