The Taj Mahal Tour is a target for a person in his life. It is in Agra, India. Many tour operators offer travel packages for the tourist in India.
Taj Mahal Tour Packages
Taj Mahal Tour is one day package. The place is in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Distance from Delhi to Agra is 261.7 km. The traveler can make their travel plan by themselves. Taxi Fares is very cheap. Tata Indigo offers AC car services. It costs RS 10/- per kilometer. Driver charge is Rs.200/-. It may take maximum 4 hours to the journey. The car is 4 Seater. So better to make a group tour and the price will come down up to 60 percent. There are many hotels in Agra city also. A traveler can add other two places to their journey. They are Delhi and Jaipur. It is one of the golden triangle tourist spots for the tourist. It is better to take a guide when traveling inside Taj Mahal.
Travelers those who want to come from Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore or Kolkata, they just add plane or train fare cost.
History and Information
It is a beautiful architecture in the history of the world. The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan initiated the construction of TajMahal in the year 1632 in the memory of his cherished wife, Arjumand Mand Begum. The nickname of his wife was Mumtaj. Mumtaz died in the year 1631. After his death, the emperor became very demoralized and remained aloof from the external world for months. The construction of the great architecture was finished in the year 1658. Till today, It is standing tall as a symbol of love of Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife. In the construction of the memorial about 20,000 workers from India, Persia, Ottoman Empire, and Europe worked continuously along with 1,000 elephants worked together. Various materials of the construction were brought from the European country. So we see pictures of it in every Indians house.
Taj Mahal Tours Agra India
It has four gates Royal Gate, Southern Gate, Eastern Gate, and Southern Gate. Arabic Calligraphy from the Quran has inscribed in the gates. The gates have decorated by precious stones and marbles. You will find a large garden which has further enhanced the beauty of Taj Mahal. The whole garden has been transformed into 16 flower gardens, square in size. The main building of Taj Mahal has some domes which have been decorated by precious white stones brought from Europe and various places in the world. When you enter the Taj Mahal, you will find a straight and long cistern with fountains. In short, Taj Mahal in the bank of river Yamuna is a unique masterpiece in the world. These are the reasons why about 3 million people, every year, visit the Taj Mahal.
How to Reach
Agra is in Uttar Pradesh, a major city in India. It is about 211.9 kilometers away from Maya Delhi, and it may take about 3 hours to reach the spot via Taj Express Highway or Yamuna Express Highway. One can reach the site by bus, train, and limited air services (helicopters). NWD code for Agra is 562. ISD code for India is +91.
You can also reach Agra by air. In this case, you will have to land in Agra airport with is about 11.8 kilometers away from the Taj Mahal and it may take about 28 minutes to reach your destination from the year port if there is no traffic. It is a domestic airport in Agra. It is Operator Indian Air Force. You can also reach Agra by train. It is very easy to reach Agra by train from any part of Indian. From Delhi, you can reach Agra within two to three hours. The names of trains are Malwa Express, Bhopal Express, Bhopal Shatabdi, Gondwana Express, and Jammutawai Express.
It has an adamant security system. Special security guards and policies are available all the time. Security people checked All the visitors at the gate of entering into the Taj Mahal area. Hence, nobody can enter the area with any lethal instruments or weapons. The security of Taj Mahal has been further increased, and more police and safety measures have been employed after the Mumbai attack by miscreants. There are security cameras and used in the every corner of Taj Mahal. There is a booth for hidden things. If you lose any of your valuable objects within the area of the Mahal, you may contact with the box. You may get your lost objects if found by the Security guards.
The Best Time for Trips
There is not seasonal beauty in Taj Mahal. It is equally beautiful the whole year. But the best time to visit early in the morning and late in the day. Because, if you go to the spot in the morning you will get enough time to explore the whole area and in the evening you will be able to view the beauty of the Mahal at the date of sunset. In wet weather rain coat is required. The palace Taj Mahal is charming at full moon night.
Opening and Closing Time
Visiting time to Taj Mahal Tour is every day in a week. Friday is holidays. It opens at 8.30 am and closes at sunset. But on a full moon night, the Taj Mahal authority keeps the Taj Mahal opened from 8 pm to 12.30 am.
The tickets of Taj Mahal are available in the different amount. The cost of the ticket varies based on nationality, region, and age.
For Foreigners: Rs 750
Citizens for SAARC and BIMSTEC Countries: Rs 510
Indian Citizens: Rs 20
The entry fee is free for the children below 15 years of age.
Accommodations and Hotels
The place is elegant to Delhi. It is 211.6 km from Delhi. So tourist can stay in Delhi also. Many stars, luxury, and budget hotels are also available in Agra. A traveler can use Google Street to find rest house nearby.
To know more about Taj Mahal Tour, please visit the official website of Taj Mahal authority. The link is: http://www.tajmahal.gov.in