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 Things To Do in Agra on a Taj Mahal Day Tour


If you have a question in your mind Where is Taj Mahal? then here is your answer with full details that make your work easy to plan a Taj Mahal Day Tour. Agra houses the magnificent Taj Mahal, which is known as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. None the less Taj Mahal adds to the beauty of Agra and made city one of the most sought-after tourist’s destinations in the world.

Well, well if you dreamt to witness the beauty of Taj and haven’t been yet, you are surely missing on something very grand and beautiful; and we would suggest you plan a day trip to Taj Mahal ASAP!



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Here are those SEVEN things that you must be aware of before you plan a Day Trip to Taj Mahal…!


1. Sunset and sunrise view of Taj Mahal


Taj Mahal Sunrise View


There are no as such time particularly to visit Taj Mahal because every weather does justice to the view differently. As the summers have been started the sun is all set to shine beautifully adding to the beauty of Taj Mahal. We would definitely suggest you witness the sunset and sunrise view of Taj Mahal. Your experience will be worthful and will definitely add to your memories.


2. How to Reach Agra


Yamuna express way
Yamuna Express Way – Fastest Road To Reach Agra From Delhi ‎165.537 km (102.860 mi)


Agra is 204 km from Delhi, 235 km from Jaipur and 125 km from Gwalior – these three places are the main tourism hubs surrounding Agra. The most popular method of reaching Agra from Delhi is by train (2 to 3 hours) and road ( 3 to 4 hours), from Jaipur by road (5 to 6 hours) and train (4 hours), and Gwalior (train 1 hour) and road (2 hours).


3. Local Sightseeing In Agra


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Most probably people visit Agra to witness the mesmerizing view of Taj Mahal but none the less, the beauty of the city of love is endless as it houses several historical monuments that you should look forward to.

Those Buildings are:
  • Agra Fort
  • Jama Masjid
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb
  • Akbar’s Tomb
  • Jodha Bai Ka Rauza


4. Wander around in the Beautiful Gardens


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Not only Taj Mahal or other monuments where you can witness the Mughal and Persian architecture but in gardens as well. The spectacular Mughal Gardens influenced by Persian architecture are part of Agra’s rich cultural inheritance. You must visit the following gardens of Agra:

  • Ram Bagh
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Taj Mahal Garden
  • Shah Jahan Bagh


5.Found yourself hungry


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If you are in India’s any part you are not more than few meters away from food. From roads to streets you can have best Indian food that too typical one at cheapest prices as the concept is served with love. Not just the street one if you are craving for the posh or royal treatment, a huge aspect of the City of Love ‘Agra’ is the culinary experience the city offers. We are sure you will fall for the lip-smacking food of Agra.

We suggest you try the following things when in Agra:
  • Bedai Sabzi & Jalebi
  • Aloo Bhalla & Bhel Puri at Chat Gali
  • Crispy Dalmoth
  • Paratha at Ram Babu Paratha Bhandaar
  • Chicken Frankie at Mama Franky


6. Shopaholics: Tips for you


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Once you are done with sightseeing and eating stuff, there you go for some shopping. As Agra is well known for its leather Shoes & Marble Inlay work

Visit the following shopping junctions:
  • Sadar Bazaar for Leather Goods
  • Kinari Bazaar for Handicrafts & Marble Work
  • Subhash Bazaar for Silk Sarees
  • Shoe market for Leather Shoes


7. For Sweet lovers: Pethas


things to do in agra


Agra is well known for several things and one of them is its juicy Pethas which are famous all across the globe. The most well-known shop for purchasing best Petha is ‘Panchi Petha’. Petha is available in vast variety and tastes heavenly. You can pick from Kesar Petha, Pan petha, Gulab Laddu, Kesar Petha and much more. We would definitely advise you to pick some Pethas for your friends and family.

I am sure this information is gonna be helpful for those who are out and about or seeking for the Same Day trip to Agra.


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Celebrate Holi The Festival OF Colours with Taj Mahal Tour


India, one of the well-known country for its festivals, culture, history. For all the lovers of India out there Taj Mahal day tour is waiting for you at this point of time when you have the opportunity to be a part of the colourful and exciting celebration of one of the most beautiful festivals of India that is Holi.



Holy Festival at Taj Mahal



If you are planning to visit Agra, India this is the most favourable time as the weather is beautiful and Holi celebration is on its way. Not only you can see or celebrate the Holi in Agra but in fact nearby Agra there are Mathura and Vrindavan which are a centre of attraction on Holi, as these are considered as the religious cities of India.


holy in mathura, vrindavan



So to be a part of beautiful religious and cultural atmosphere and to make your Taj Mahal day tour worthful you must visit these religious places with your family and friends and enjoy the breathtaking and fun-filled festival and prayers out there.The aura at the time of Holi in India will leave you enchanted it will definitely add to your life’s beautiful memories and experiences.




People from all corners of India rather, world gather at Mathura-Vrindavan every year to feel the essence of Holi in the land of Krishna.This is a festival underlying feelings of the fun-frolic, love and devotion.With an immensely strong bonding with Lord Krishna, people of Mathura and Vrindavan celebrate Holi over a week. Drenched in the colours of Holi people can be found totally immersed in the spirit of devotion here. There is a tradition of applying colour to each other basically it is considered as a way of greeting each other and showing love towards each other.

In this Taj Mahal tour packages, you can experience the romantic and beautiful history of Shahjahan and Mumtaz in Taj Mahal to the Mythological story of romantic couple Lord Krishna and Radha. So don’t waste your time searching for tours here and there if you are craving for visiting India this is the right time and right place for you, your family and friends.

Customize your own tour package with your selected places just give your details at or Whatsapp Us +91-9927507868.


Taj Mahotsav 2018


Taj Mahotsav – A festival of Art, Craft, Culture & Cuisine, Taj Mahotsav Entry 2018, Ticket Fees & Timing

Taj Mahotsav, one of the most eagerly awaited festivals, is celebrated from 18th to 27th February this year at Shilpgram near the Eastern gate of “Taj Mahal”. This 10 days long carnival is actually a vibrant platform that gives you information about India where you can find India’s rich arts, crafts, cultures, cuisine, dance and music. Taj Mahal is the most beautiful historical place of India which tells about incredible India. Taj Mahotsav is organized by UP Tourism and it is a source to increase Indian Tourism.

Whether it is viewed in the first rays of the morning sun, seen against the molten sunset or bathed in the moonlight the Taj Mahal evokes a universal sense of harmony and empathy in all of us. This enchanting romance of the Taj Mahal is brilliantly translated into a 10-day extravaganza of art, craft, culture and cuisine, known as the Taj Mahotsav. This event is celebrated every year since 1992 at Shilpgram in the neighbourhood of Taj Mahal. This carnival is organised by UP Tourism in order to boost tourism in India.

Taj Mahotsav Programme

Taj Mahotsav is an ultimate platform provided to the artists worldwide to showcase their craftsmanship. Renowned artists, musicians, dancers and chefs put their best foot forward to make you experience a spectacular show.

There are cultural evenings organised during this festival where you can be a part of soul-stirring performances from world-class artists of varied regions. The Mahotsav envelops a plethora of art-forms from classical to folk and popular film music and dance performances.

Many well-known artists and musicians like Sonu Nigam, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, the late Jagjit Singh, Wadali Brothers (Sufi Singers), Shiv Kumar Sharma (Classical Santoor Vadan), Pankaj Udhaas, Sabri Brothers, Kailash Kher, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal, Nikolina Nikoleski, Padmshree Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt amongst others have graced the Mahotsav stage in previous years. Apart from this, you will be able to see many budding artists and unexplored folk talent from various regions participating in this event.

Art and Craft at Taj Mahotsav

Besides the exciting performances, the artists from diverse regions put up an assortment of incredible crafts that include wood carvings from Saharanpur, marble carvings, Khurja pottery, brass and other metal ware from Moradabad, handmade carpets, popular chikan-work from Lucknow, Banaras silk, Kashmir shawls and much more.

For shopaholics, the Taj Mahotsav is the ultimate place to be! Shop for unique knick-knacks that include stone diaries with handmade paper, rock and pearl jewellery, traditional folk dresses and jewellery, paintings, handmade showpieces, lamps and much more. You can also buy some incredibly old and contemporary furniture and linens to take back home.

Taj Mahotsav Fair

Taj Mahotsav also hosts a fair filled with excitement for an entire family. Kids and adults both can enjoy thrilling rides on roller coasters, merry-go-round, train-rides and Ferris wheels.

Taj Mahotsav Tickets for 2018

Entry tickets for Taj Mahotsav can be purchased from the ticket counter on all the entry gates. Entry for foreign tourists and kids below 5 years are free of cost. Visitors from 5 years to 12 years of age will have to pay INR 10 for their entry while adults have to pay INR 50 for their entry. Tickets for Taj Mahotsav can be purchased from the Ticket windows available on all the Entry Gates.



Taj Mahotsav has various elements that are a centre of attraction for tourists, which are as follows:

Arts & Crafts at Taj Mahotsav:

Here at Taj Mahotsav around 400 legendary artisans get the opportunity of showcasing their work of art at grand level which includes wood/stone carvings from Tamil Nadu, Bamboo/cane work from North East India, Paper mash work from South India and Kashmir, the marble and zardozi work from Agra, wood carving from Saharanpur, brass wares from Moradabad, handmade carpets from Bhadohi, Pottery from Khurja, Chikan work from Lucknow, silk & zari work from Banaras, shawls & carpets from Kashmir/Gujarat and many more. Indeed, we could get to see the true essence of Indian art and crafts all at one place.

A culture at Taj Mahotsav:

Taj Mahotsav also organizes cultural events that exceptionally depict the cultural aspect of India through magnificent performances by the renowned and state-of-art artists from all spheres. Apparently, throughout the Mahotsav, one can experience a profusion of folk & classical music & dances of various regions especially the Brij Bhumi, performed the way it was used to be centuries ago.

Cuisines at Taj Mahotsav:

Besides being a treat of exquisite culture and art for tourists, Taj Mahotsav also provides the ultimate destination to all Indian food lovers by offering a comprehensive range of Indian cuisines from different parts of the country. Some of the scrumptious and lip-smacking delicacies are offered at Taj Mahotsav at reasonable rates.

Fun Fair at Taj Mahotsav:

It is the most loved and biggest attraction for children as it involves big as well as small fun rides like merry-go-rounds, train rides and many more.

So, if you want to enjoy and experience the true essence of India, come to Taj Mahotsav organized at Home of Taj.

So What Are You Waiting For book your Taj Mahal Tours With Taj Mahotsav Fair, Just Give a Mail with Your Pickup Details at & enjoy a magnificent Beauty of Taj & There culture on the bank of the Yamuna river With us…

Confess your love in the shadow of the Taj


 Taj Mahal Tour on St. Valentine's Day

Taj Mahal Tour on St. Valentine’s Day With Private Car Or Guide


Rediscover love at the most staggering exemplification of romance the Taj Mahal, a standout amongst other spots to go on Valentine’s Day, stay at the place according to your preferance and go through a Beautiful evening with your life partner while lounging in the heavenly radiance of the Taj.

Agra likewise has other historical structures for those rousing Instagram posts! Save a day for visiting Fatehpur Sikri adjacent.

VALENTIN’S DAY is the day of LOVE so let’s celebrate the day of LOVE at a symbol of LOVE at TAJ MAHAL…

Guys, basically valentine’s day meant to be for your loved ones that could be your parents, siblings and friends.

We are offering Valentine’s day special 1 Night/2 Days trip to Taj Mahal Agra from Delhi.

you will leave on 14th morning @5am, We will reach our Hotel @8am, there you will take an hour rest after breakfast we will leave to Taj Mahal … We will spend completely at Taj …

An evening we will come to Hotel overnight stay at a hotel.

Next day morning after breakfast we will take you Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri and by 8 PM you will be back to Delhi.

The trip will cost you 170 U$D or 270 U$D per person 

In -170 U$D ( 3 Star Hotel )

In -270 U$D ( 5 Star Hotel )

The cost will include…

#Private Transport!
#Sight seeing
# Visit Taj and other monuments
#Accommodation & Private Guide..

Interested people contact us Team India Taj Tours  on +919927507868 Or


Tip: Make sure to book a month in advance, as a great many couples flock to Agra on Valentine’s Day each year.

Taj Mahal Timings, Entry Fees & Entry Rules


Taj Mahal Timings
Taj Mahal Timings

Taj Mahal Visiting Hours


Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has seen to change the Opening and Closing Timing of Taj Mahal east and west gate, Ticket Window Counter Opening and Closing Time. It will be keeping in mind the end goal to influence 25th January 2018. Detailed information about Change of Taj Mahal Visiting Hours and Change in Opening Sunrise and Closing Sunset Time of Taj Mahal is given Below…


Taj Mahal Gate and Ticket Counter Window: Opening & Closing Timing


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Taj Mahal East and West Gate – Opening & Closing Timing


Taj Mahal Gate Opening Time – 30 minutes before Sunrise

Taj Mahal Gate Closing Time – 30 minutes before Sunset


Taj Mahal Ticket Counter
Taj Mahal Ticket Counter – Opening & Closing Timing of Ticket Window


Taj Mahal Ticket Counter Opening Time – 60 minutes before Sunrise

Taj Mahal Ticket Counter Closing Time – 45  minutes before Sunset


Rest following Information shall remain the same.

  • South gate opens at 8.00 am & closes at 5.00 pm.
  • Taj Museum- 9.00 am to 5.00 pm


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