The name Taj Mahal is enough to describe the rich history and popularity of Agra that is approx 200 km in east side from the capital city of India. Taj Mahal tour packages are offered to you in various forms like Golden Triangle tours, Agra-Delhi-Jaipur tour packages, same day Agra tour packages and different others. The wonderful trip to the historical city of Agra starts with the amazing view of Taj Mahal – the symbol of Eternal Love and amazing art. This white marble monument is – One of the Seven Wonders of the World – at the bank of Yamuna River with entries from three sites that include East Gate, Western Gate and South Gate.
Western Gate is very close to Agra Fort – A UNESCO World Heritage Site. From the platform of Taj Mahal, you can see Et-Mad-Ud-Daulah in the northern site –crossing the river Yamuna. If time enough, Sikandra – the Akbar Tomb on Mathura Road is another UNESCO World Heritage Site to see. There is a lot more to see here as you can plan for Chamal Safari (if your tour package allows it). Spending a day or two is ideal way to explore more in the famous Mughal City.
Hotels in Agra to Stay during Your Trip to Taj Mahal
Planning to spend a day or two in Agra is without any doubt the best way of coming close to real Mughal Culture that you can see in majority of hotels in Agra. Selection of the best hotels in Agra depends on your budget and type of Taj Mahal tour packages you are choosing. If budget is not an issue for you, planning to stay in a 5-star hotel is ideal. Some of the best 5-star hotels in Agra include:
- Amar Villas from Oberoi Group, The Radisson Blue, Ramada Palace
- The Mughal Shereton, Trident Hotel, Japypee Palace
In addition to this, there are various other luxurious addresses like Clark Shiraz, Holiday Inn, Four-Point, Crystal Sarovar Premier, The Gateway hotel, Pushpvilla, Hotel Amar, Man Singh Palace, Howard Park Plaza, Taj Palace and different others. You have to choose the best one that is ideal for you and going well to your Taj Mahal tour packages.
Go Like Locals for Real Fun of Taj Mahal Tour
Selection of the best Taj Mahal tour packages is important and you can have more fun and pleasure, if you go like locals. You can visit ancient marketplaces to know the rich cultural heritage of the old Mughal City or plan a trip to explore more places that are often not disclosed by tour operators. Walking on-foot or getting battery operated busses from the parking area from East Gate (Shilpgram) to Taj Mahal is a wonderful experience as you will pass through the lush greenery and most serene environment.
Choose the Best Taj Mahal Tour Packages
In order to explore the hidden charm of Mughal art and its dynasty, it is better to make an advance booking for the right Tour packages to Taj Mahal. Your tour packages are ideal to help you from your pick up at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi or from the railway station in Agra. The way from Delhi to Agra is approx 200 km that takes hardly 3 hours via Yamuna Expressway or National Highway -2. Luxury accommodation, a tour guide for sightseeing, multi-cuisine food, assistance on shopping (handcrafted item, pickles, Marble products, Petha and snacks or clothing) to arrangement of tickets to enter the monuments and from detailed information about the place to luxury AC cab transfers, you are treated in the special way.
Golden Triangle India Tour are ideal options to explore Taj Mahal and a number of other historical places of Agra, Jaipur and Delhi.