Taj Mahal Sunrise Tour by Car from Delhi

Tour Overview

Experience the enchanting beauty of the Taj Mahal with our Taj Mahal Sunrise Tour by Car from Delhi. Departing in the predawn hours, you’ll embark on a scenic journey to Agra, arriving just in time to witness the Taj Mahal bathed in the soft, golden light of the rising sun. Explore this architectural masterpiece and its serene surroundings, with the option of hiring a knowledgeable guide to enrich your visit. Afterward, savor a delicious breakfast at a local eatery before returning to Delhi, making this an unforgettable and hassle-free excursion to one of India’s most iconic landmarks.

Detailed itinerary of Taj Mahal Sunrise Tour by Car

3:30 AM - Departure from Delhi:

Your journey begins in the early morning as you depart from Delhi. Traveling by car, you’ll have the comfort and convenience to make the most of your trip.

6:30 AM - Arrival in Agra

After a 3 to 4-hour drive, you’ll reach Agra just in time for the sunrise. Agra is home to the magnificent Taj Mahal, one of the most iconic landmarks in the world.

6:45 AM - Sunrise at Taj Mahal

Sunrise at Taj Mahal

As the sun begins to rise, you’ll enter the Taj Mahal complex. Witness the breathtaking beauty of the Taj Mahal as it’s illuminated by the soft, golden light of the morning sun. This serene and magical moment is truly unforgettable.

7:30 AM - Guided Tour

Consider hiring a local guide who can provide you with a comprehensive tour of the Taj Mahal. They’ll share historical insights, architectural details, and fascinating stories about this UNESCO World Heritage site.

9:00 AM - Breakfast

After your Taj Mahal exploration, enjoy a delicious breakfast at a nearby restaurant in Agra. Savor traditional Indian cuisine or choose from a variety of options to suit your taste.

10:00 AM - Visit Agra Fort

Visit Agra Fort

If time allows, you can visit Agra Fort, another UNESCO World Heritage site, known for its stunning architecture and historical significance. It offers a deeper understanding of the Mughal Empire.

12:00 PM - Departure for Delhi

After breakfast and any additional sightseeing, you’ll start your journey back to Delhi by car. The return trip may take around 3 to 4 hours, again depending on traffic conditions.

3:00 PM - Arrival in Delhi

You’ll arrive back in Delhi in the early afternoon, completing your Taj Mahal sunrise tour by car. Reflect on the beauty and cultural richness you’ve experienced during this memorable journey.


  1. Plan your departure from Delhi well in advance to ensure you reach Agra before sunrise.
  2. Pre-book your Taj Mahal tickets to avoid long lines at the entrance.
  3. Dress comfortably and respectfully, considering the local customs.
  4. Carry essentials like water, sunscreen, and a hat for the tour.
  5. Be prepared for some traffic, especially near Agra and Delhi during rush hours.

This detailed itinerary ensures you make the most of your Taj Mahal sunrise tour by car, combining the awe-inspiring beauty of the monument with cultural enrichment and convenience.

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Tour Description: Tajmahal sunrise tour by car from Delhi

The Tajmahal sunrise tour by car from Delhi, offered by Taj Incredible Guide Tours, is a captivating experience that begins in the early hours of the morning. Your journey commences with a convenient pickup from your hotel or a designated meeting point in Delhi. From there, you will embark on a scenic drive to Agra, located approximately 200 km away from Delhi.

The highlight of this tour is to arrive at the Taj Mahal before sunrise, allowing you to witness the awe-inspiring monument draped in the ethereal glow of the early morning light. Your arrival in Agra will be timed to coincide with the break of dawn, ensuring you have ample time to enter the Taj Mahal complex as soon as it opens its doors.

Once inside the magnificent Taj Mahal, you will have the opportunity to explore the monument’s intricate beauty, capture stunning photographs, and delve into its fascinating history with the guidance of your expert local guide from Taj Incredible Guide Tours. As the sun gradually ascends, you will be treated to the mesmerizing sight of the Taj Mahal transforming through a spectrum of enchanting colors, creating a truly breathtaking experience.

Following your exploration of the Taj Mahal, the tour may also include a visit to Agra Fort, an imposing fortress that once served as the seat of power for the Mughal dynasty. Inside the fort, you can immerse yourself in the grandeur of the various palaces and courtyards while your knowledgeable guide illuminates the legacy of the Mughal Empire.

During the tour, a break for breakfast may be provided, either included in the package or available for purchase at your discretion. Once you have savored the delights of breakfast, your journey will conclude as you are chauffeured back to Delhi. You will be conveniently dropped off at your hotel or the designated drop-off point, ensuring a hassle-free return.

In summary, the Taj Mahal sunrise tour by car from Delhi, organized by Taj Incredible Guide Tours, presents an exceptional opportunity to witness the iconic Taj Mahal in its most resplendent moments. This tour allows you to immerse yourself in the rich history and cultural heritage of the Mughal Empire, leaving you with indelible memories of this extraordinary journey.

Tour Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation.
  • Skip the Line.
  • All Inclusive Package.
  • Wheelchair Accessible.
  • Watch the sunrise over the Taj Mahal.
  • Explore the 16th-century Agra Fort.
  • Comfort of Private Air-Conditioned vehicle.

Tajmahal sunrise tour by car from Delhi

Itinerary Details

Delhi to Agra
Our driver will pick you up from the Delhi airport or your hotel in Delhi and then drive to Agra via the Yamuna Expressway.
Taj Mahal

On arrival in Agra, meet the tour guide and proceed to the Taj Mahal, built in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial for his beloved wife Mumtaz.

Breakfast (optional)

Agra Fort

After touring the Taj Mahal, you’ll head to the nearby Agra Fort. Agra Fort was built in 1565 A.D., and it is another majestic creation of the Mughal Emperor Akbar.

Lunch at 5 Star Hotel in Agra.

Itmad-Ud-Daula (Baby Taj)

Later you’ll admire the 17th-century architecture of the Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daula. It is also known as Jewel Box or Baby Taj and also considered as the sample for Taj Mahal.

Back to Delhi

After sightseeing, drive back to Delhi on arrival in you will be dropped at the airport or at your hotel in Delhi.

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    • star rating  Amazing tour - Brilliant! Sabir took us around the Taj Mahal and taught us the culture, the history, and the beauty of the ancient structure. I've gained a whole new appreciation by seeing... read more

      November 13, 2019

      star rating  Great guide - We had a tour to Taj Mahal, a handicraft shop and Agra fort with the guide Abdul Wahid. He explained everything excellently and in perfect English. All our questions were... read more

      September 9, 2019

      star rating  Great Escape - One professional/excellent guy that tours me around Taj Mahal and took best photos (no need to pay for professional photographer) though under the heat of the sun. He is... read more

      July 8, 2022
    • star rating  Highly recomended - Sabir is very professional, pleasant and very knowledgeable about the history of India in general and in particular about the details of this intresting place. The guidance was done in... read more

      December 24, 2019

      star rating  Excellent guide - Sabir was an excellent guide, very helpful and very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend him to anyone going to the Taj Mahal, better to do it with him than without him!... read more

      September 26, 2022

      star rating  We were provided with Sabir by our Indian tour company and left for sunrise at the Taj Mahal, followed by a visit to Agra Fort. Sabir was very knowledgable and... read more

      November 10, 2019