Part of the 7 wonders of the world since 2000, Agra’s beautiful Taj Mahal is known as the symbol of love. Covered with a romantic story, the dramatic events that happened during its construction, make it one of the most fascinating monuments of the world. People from around the world travel far and wide just to witness this majestic icon of the India. What better way for you to visit the Taj Mahal than flying private with Excel Aviation Agra charter flight. Take a return trip to Agra in a private aircraft and enjoy your VIP travel experience with us.
Agra Charter Flight
If you’re planning to visit Taj Mahal, book an Agra charter flight with us. Travel with luxury in comfort and privacy, as we provide premium Agra charter flights at affordable prices. With regular private air charters to Agra from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Dubai, we can provide a private jet from any airport to Agra. We also offer private helicopter service from Delhi to Agra.
History of Taj Mahal
Famously referred to as the “teardrop on the cheek of time” by the great Indian writer Rabindranath Tagore, Taj mahal was a token of love from the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Shah Jahan announced his project as a tomb for his late wife who died in 1631. 20,000 Craftsmen, Artists, and skilled marble cutters from all over India were called upon to make the present-day Taj Mahal. It took nearly 15 years to complete this architectural splendour of the world.
Best time to visit Taj Mahal, Agra
Agra is a small city in the northern part of India, around 250 KMs south of the capital, Delhi. With hot summer days, and near 0-degree Celsius in the winters, the best time to visit Agra is between October and March. Post this period, summer is likely to commence in the region with temperatures of 40+ degrees on some days. Months of April, June and July are scorching hot, especially during the day time. Only after July, you will find signs of monsoon, which typically starts in early August and goes till end of September.
Taj Mahal is open to visitors from 6 AM to 7 PM every day, except on Fridays. It is closed for prayers on Friday. The monument is also open for night viewing every full moon until midnight, plus two days before and after the full moon making it a total of 5 evenings in a month.
Best spots for photos of Taj Mahal
No matter the spot you click a photograph from, Taj Mahal is picturesque and one can’t get enough of it. The behemoth structure is a bucket list photo op for every tourist visiting India.
Here’s a list of the best photo stops at Taj Mahal:
The famous princess Dianna spot that is a bench situated just as you enter through the South gate. This location gives a well balanced view of the monument.
Edges of the garden pool, from where the whole mausoleum is visible, and gives a clear reflection of Taj Mahal on water.
A peaceful look through the arches of the Mosque situation on the left of the Taj
Once you exit the tomb, there are great wide angle views of the Taj Mahal from the back left or back right corners of the monument
If you wish to capture some of the detailing in the architecture, the carvings of the monument make a wonderful capture as you exit the tomb.
You can also click great photos from the other side of the river if you wish to capture both, Taj and Yamuna.
Other historical sites to visit in Agra
A trip to the Taj Mahal is a one day affair. If you have more time, there are a couple of other sites to visit.
UNESCO’s world heritage site since 1983, Agra fort is also known as the sister attraction of Taj Mahal. Built by Akbar in the year 1565, Agra fort stretches over 94 acres of land. Inside the great fortress, you will find wonderful remnants of the then-present artists and architects. The halls and the tombs present inside the fort area are a must-visit for art and history enthusiasts. In 1658, Shah Jahan was imprisoned at Agra Fort, by his son, Aurangzeb.
Baby Taj Mahal
The tomb of I’timad-ud-Daulah or the baby Taj Mahal is another Mausoleum and is famously believed to be the draft of the original monument. This famous structure was commissioned by Nur Jahan (wife of Jahangir), for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg. Mirza Ghiyas Beg was also the grandfather of Mumtaz Mahal, wife of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.
Malé Maldives is a postcard destination ideal for water sports enthusiasts, couples and honeymooners, and even families to escape the daily grind. With its picture perfect islets of white sand and tropical palms swaying over the crystal clear, turquoise waters, Malé is high on the travel bucket list of many globetrotters. With uninterrupted panoramic views of the ocean; secluded water villas; and heavenly landscape, there is little your senses won’t love when in Maldives. Such is the beauty of the islands and the lush surroundings that hundreds of thousands of people travel to Maldives for holidays. Now, there is a growing trend of many tourists hiring charter flights and private jet to fly to Maldives.
Situated around 2000 KMs south from the Indian mainland, Maldives is a nation of islands in the Indian Ocean. As one of the smallest Asian nations in land area, Maldives has around 1190 tiny islands, of which only 185 islands are inhabited by the locals, while others are used largely for tourism and agriculture. Historically, Fishing has been the main industry driving the Maldivian economy, followed by tourism now being the largest industry in the country.
The entire island group of Maldives is named after its capital city of Malé that consists of a central island of its governance, an airport island, and 4 other smaller islands governed by the city council. While there are roads connecting the main islands, most of the inter-island connectivity is through Sea-planes or Ferries.
Best Time To Travel To Maldives
With average temperatures of 26 degrees (Celsius), the Maldives weather report is warm and sunny year-round, however there is a dry season and a wet (rainy) season. May to October is considered the rainy season, and can have strong winds. November to April is the high season with better weather conditions including little rain and warmth for you to enjoy. While the high season is busier and more expensive, you won’t be bothered by crowds, as every luxury resort in Maldives inhabits its own island. Low season rates are comparatively lower, however, Maldives is not cheap destination. If you’re into luxury travel, you can charter a private jet to Maldives any time of the year.
Places To Stay In Maldives
The luxury resorts in Maldives will blow your mind with their remote locations, natural design combined with luxurious amenities and highly personalised service. A common problem, when planning a trip to Maldives, is to decide which resort will deliver the best Maldives luxury holiday experience. The truth is that every resort has its charms, and you will feel like you are in paradise no matter where you check-in. If you like the sound of eco-living whilst being pampered with the luxury, there are wonderful underwater and overwater villas and bungalows, that’ll surely transport you to dreamland. Jump into your infinity pool, and tune out of all your worldly worries, as you soak up the Maldivian sun and sip the natural coconut water or another tasty concoction.
Some of the top luxury resorts in Maldives:
Six Senses Laamu
One & Only Reethi Rah
Velaa Private Islands
Anantara Kihavah Villas
Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa
Places To Visit In Maldives
Apart from the scenery and water sports, there are a number of places for you to visit in Malé. If you like some local shopping, you can visit the handicraft market or the city markets and pick up some lovely souvenirs. From Maldivian clothing to the seashell ornaments and local handicrafts, you will find plenty of items to buy as gifts. If you wish to explore more of the local sites, you can visit the parks, Mosques, and the National Museum.
Here are some of the popular places for you to visit:
Como Cocoa Island
The Muraka Conrad Undersea Villa
Maldives Glowing Beach
Ithaa Undersea Restaurant
The National Museum
Private Jet Maldives Charter Flight
If you’re planning a private luxury holiday to Malé Maldives, we can provide a private jet to Maldives for you to travel in style and comfort at an affordable price. We offer Maldives charter flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Dubai, London, or any other city in the world.
Your Maldives Charter Flights can fly you to the following airports:
Gan International Airport
Male Ibrahim Nasir International Airport
Charter Flights to Malé
We offer the following international charter flights and private jets To Maldives from India, UK, Dubai, Kuwait, Colombo, Singapore, and many more.
Are you dreaming of a luxury holiday in Goa? Situated on the western edge of India, Goa is a destination that many around the world aspire to visit. If you have already travelled to Goa, you wouldn’t miss the next chance to go back. With some of the finest beach resorts and private sea-view pool villas, a luxury holiday in Goa is an experience second to none. It’s easy to reach Goa by road, train, commercial flights and also charter flights. While plenty of affordable shared flight options are available, we can offer Goa charter flights from Mumbai, Delhi, London, Dubai, and many other major cities in the world.
Goa Charter Flights
At Excel Aviation, we provide one of the most affordable and luxuriousair charter services. If you’re planning a private luxury holiday to Goa, we can arrange Goa charter flights you need from any airport of your choice. Make your already special trip a little more special with us.
Portuguese History of Goa
Being under the Portuguese rule for around 450 years, Goa is also known as the Portuguese State of India. The Portuguese influence is evident in the historical forts, Baroque style Churches, European cottages, and rustic local homes of Goa. This cross cultural architecture with a mix of contemporary and traditional design developed over the long colonial era.
In addition to its rich heritage and natural beauty, Goa is also famous for its cuisine. Pork vindaloo, Prawn Balchão, Sanna, Kingfish are just a few of the many tasty delicacies from the local culinary repertoire. Goan Fish Curry is a typical dish commonly found in local Menus. Over the years, Goa has also become a great destination for some of the biggest cultural, food, and technical festivals of India.
Best Luxury Resorts To Stay In Goa
From Surfing and Yoga retreats to 7 star Spa Hotels, you’ll find the accommodation you’re looking for. Here are some of the best luxury resorts in Goa
The Leela, Cavelossim
ITC Grand Goa, Arossim
The Lalit Golf and Spa Resort, Palolem
Planet Hollywood Goa, Utorda
The Zuri White Sands Resorts & Casino, Varca
Taj Exotica, Benaulim
Things To Do In Goa
Clear, warm waters; long beaches with the charming beach shacks; countless sunset points; tropical weather, Goa has it all for beach lovers. There are also plenty of activities such as Jet-Ski, Snorkelling, Bungee Jumping, Trekking, Parasailing, Boat Tours, Sunset Cruises, Dinner Cruises, and even exclusive private Yacht charters and rentals. Enjoy water sports if you like an adrenaline rush, or experience the serene sunset views from the less crowded beaches if you like a bit more peaceful time with nature. As a nature lover, you can also explore lush spots such as waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries, forest reserves, and national parks.
Major Tourist Attractions To See In Goa
The Church Of Our Lady Of Immaculate Conception
Bom Jesus Basilica
Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary
Galgibaga Beach to see the olive ridley turtles
Spice Plantations Visits
Church of St. Cejatan
Mandovi River Cruise
Mollem National Park
Museum of Christian Art
Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Destination Weddings and Life Events In Goa
Goa isn’t just a holiday spot, but also a popular destination for life events. Whether you’re planning a romantic marriage proposal, a couple’s photoshoot, a destination wedding, or a honeymoon, Goa is a really charming place to enjoy such life events. Every year, many families plan destination weddings at some of the best luxury resorts and hotels in Goa. It works as a great holiday for the couple and the families to take a break from the cities, and immerse themselves in an intimate beach wedding affair with all the amenities of a luxury hotel. Couples can find wonderful locations for a romantic pre-wedding photoshoot, and often stay back for a luxurious honeymoon. We offer commercial airliner charters as wedding flights for small and large groups to travel together for destination weddings in Goa.