Called as the Epitome of Love, Taj Mahal – the white marble structure – big enough to entice you during your romantic holidays, is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The beautiful monument is in the historical city of Agra – that is famous for having a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Agra Fort, Et-mad-ud-daulah and Sikandra. Fatehpur Sikri on National Highway 11 at the distance of approx 35 km from Agra is also the must-see monument.
There are various wonderful attractions, ancient market places, and other areas here; while various world-class hotels, shopping malls, handcraft emporium, etc are sure to make you feel special. In order to explore the wonderful attractions and to spend more time here, you need to plan for memorable and wonderful Taj Mahal holidays.
Best Time to Plan for Taj Mahal Holidays
Planning for amazing and memorable Taj Mahal holidays, you need to create a perfect tour plan according to the month in which you are planning. Best time to explore Taj Mahal and even the entire city of Agra is from October to April. May and June are hot. Avoiding these months to explore Taj Mahal is better. However, hotel charges and other things are very reasonable; while you can spend more time at the monuments. From October to February are the peaks season’s months when hotel charges may be higher and other expenditures can be beyond your planned amount to spend.
Main Attractions that You Will See in Agra
Apart from Taj Mahal, there are various other wonderful attractions to see here that are sure to keep you enticed. Some of them are the following that are UNESCO World Heritage sites. These attractions have mentioned earlier here. Ancient marketplaces are also worthwhile to visit. One such old market is in the surrounding areas of famous and ancient Jama Masjid. If time is enough to spend – you can plan a trip for Fatehpur Sikri – that is famous for Buland Darwaza or tallest door. It has a religious significance too. Chambal Safari is another alternative to spend a day more.
How to Reach Agra?
Planning a Taj Mahal holiday’s trips is the best way; but knowing about the ways of reaching here is equally important. Here are a few details to reach to Taj Mahal.
By Air: Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi is the main airport with regular flights worldwide. You can take a taxi or bus to reach Agra. The historical city has a domestic airport too. But rare flights are operated here.
By Train: Regualr trains are operated from Delhi and other cities to reach Agra. Gatiman, Shatabdi, Taj Express, etc are a few trains in the morning to reach Agra. You can take a taxi or Auto-Rickshaw from Agra Cantt Railway Station. If you have got a package, you will find the driver with AC car outside the station.
By Road: Volvo buses are running from Delhi to Agra via National Highway 2 and Yamuna Expressway.
Choose the Best Tour Packages for Taj Mahal Holidays
Choosing the India Tour Packages for Taj Mahal holidays is the best way of enjoying the royal treatment and real pleasure of your holidays. You have to find the right travel agency according to your requirement and wait the final date of travelling.