Best Time to Visit :– October to March
There is no bad time to visit the Taj Mahal as it remains the same throughout the year. Its charm remains intact whole year through and pleases the visitors with its glory. This spectacular wonder of the world can be visited any time of the year.
As the summers in Northern India bring in too much of heat and perspiration, many travelers avoid being there in summers. To enjoy the tour of Taj Mahal in Agra, one has to bear the scorching heat of the sun during a visit in summer season. Therefore, the cooler months in between October and March is regarded as the best time to visit the marvelous wonder- Taj Mahal.
Do You Know?
The dazzling Taj Mahal changes its color with the variations in light throughout the day. It looks pinkish at sunrise, turns into milky white during daytime and it turns into golden in moonlight. In different seasons, the Taj Mahal reflects a different impression. People enjoy the beauty of Taj Mahal mostly during sunrise or sunset and on full moon nights.
View of Taj Mahal at Sunrise
Watch the transformation of Taj Mahal from pale grey and pinkish to a subtle reddish glow at sunrise. Experience the ultimate beauty of Taj Mahal being on its premises under the wide blue sky. Therefore, the atmosphere provides an opportunity to get some of the best clicks of the iconic monument.
View of Taj Mahal at Sunset
As the sun starts setting and the evening veil drops, enjoy the changing appearance of Taj Mahal. When the light gets low, the fiery yellow appearance of the monument turns into light orange. The beautiful Taj Mahal remains pearl white while the full moon dazzles and accompanies it whole night, adding to its elegance.
Impact of Full Moon on Taj Mahal
The beauty that Taj Mahal beholds during full moon nights cannot be described in words. The mesmerizing view of glowing Taj Mahal under the moonlight keeps the spectators awe-stricken. After getting the glimpses of the stunning silvery Taj Mahal you will get an ordinary feeling of whatever you see, no matter how beautiful it is!
The ideal time of arriving at Taj Mahal is before sunrise or sunset. Two days before full moon night and two days after it are allowed for night viewing. To get the night view of Taj Mahal, tickets have to be booked one day prior to the tour.
Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.
Besides Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri are also worth a visit.