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Stop At: Taj Mahal, Agra 282001 India
If you are an early bird, you must see Taj Mahal at sunrise. You will be picked up from your preferred location in Delhi before 3am and drive to Agra. Simply marvel at the spectacular Taj Mahal. Take your time to admire the majestic architecture of Taj Mahal - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous and beautiful buildings in the world. Your professional local guide will reveal all the mysteries of Taj Mahal and its architecture. Even if you have read about it or seen the photos, experiencing Taj Mahal at sunrise in person will always take your breath away.
Later on you will visit the nearby Agra Fort which is an amazing building and UNESCO World Heritage Site. This red fort also features impressive architecture and beautiful pavilions. Your guide will explain you about all the beautiful palaces inside Agra Fort as well its origin and the history.
Take a break for lunch. After lunch, explore Agra art and crafts. Agra has always been known for its leather products and its handicraft variation. In addition to the exclusive products from Agra, you will be introduced to paintings, pottery, handicrafts and other artist works from different parts of the country.
After explore Agra art and crafts, you will visit Baby Taj Mahal - Etmad Ud Daulla's tomb. The tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah is also an architectural marvel that is situated on the bank of Yamuna. People also refer it as mini Taj Mahal because it is similar to Minars, and the stone work called pietra dura and lattice work. Your guide will explain its fascinating history and exquisite carving work and architecture.
Around 4pm you will visit the tomb of Emperor Akbar and learn more about this greatest Emperor in India's history. The last stop is Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden ) for a romantic view of Taj Mahal at sunset. Mahtab Bagh is located across the river Yamuna from Taj Mahal and considered a perfect place to view Taj Mahal without the jostling crowds. You can actually sit in peace and admire the beauty of the monument at sunset. In the meantime, your guide will explain the history of this beautiful garden.
After the tour is complete, you will be dropped off at your original pickup location.
Duration: 12 hours