A Day in Agra from Delhi
The magical allure of the Taj Mahal draws tourists to Agra like moths to a wondrous flame. And despite the hype, it’s every bit as good as you’ve heard. But the Taj is not a stand-alone attraction. The legacy of the Mughal empire has left a magnificent fort and a liberal sprinkling of fascinating tombs and mausoleums; and there’s also fun to be had in the bustling chowks (marketplaces)
Agra is the city of the Taj Mahal, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, some 200 km from Delhi.Agra has three UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort in the city and Fatehpur Sikri nearby. There are also many other buildings and tombs from Agra's days of glory as the capital of the Mughal Empire. It is easy to visit Agra comfortably in one day by train from Delhi.
Come on and join us on this remarkable journey to the magnificent.
per adult from
10 to 12 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Professional guide
- Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
- Bottled water
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- The Plan:
05:15: Our representative will meet you at the airport/railway station or pre booked hotel, Breakfast On board Train.
07:00 Hrs: Our representative will receive you from your hotel and transfer to railway station to board the super-fast AC train to Agra.
08:10 Hrs: Your train Gatimaan Express departs H. Nizamuddin, Delhi. Tea & Breakfast will be served in the train.
09:50 Hrs: On arrival Agra, pickup from Railway Station by our representative and guide.
10:00 Hrs: Visit Taj Mahal Visit the Taj Mahal one of the seven wonders of the world. According to legend, Emperor Shahjehan was so grief-stricken at the death of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, that he decided to erect a memorial to her which would be unsurpassed in beauty and grandeur. With a huge labor force of 20,000 people, it took 21 long years to complete this masterpiece.
12:00 Hrs: Visit Agra Fort Visit Agra Fort a vast museum of interesting buildings, started by Akbar. Each successive Mughal Emperor right up to Aurangzeb contributed something. Construction of the Agra Fort started in 1565 and was completed in 1573.
13:30 Hrs: After the end of fort moving towards lunch at a multi-cuisine air conditioned restaurant providing you different flours of this city.
14:30 Hrs:Visit to Itimad Ud Daulah (Mini Taj). Before the Taj Mahal built, its design was already standing in the form of Itmad Ud Daulah's Tomb. Built to represent a silver jewel box in marble, this mausoleum houses the body of Mirza Ghiyas Beg, the father of the Mughal Empress Noor Jahan.
16:00 Hrs: Evening free to explore the Bazaar of Agra. One can buy most famous marble handicraft there.
17:00 Hrs: Drive to Agra Cantt Transfer to Railway Station to board your train to Delhi.
17:50 Hrs: Gatimaan Express train departs Agra.
19:30 Hrs: Arrive Delhi. Our representative will receive and transfer you to hotel / airport.
Departure Point :Airport or Centrally Located Delhi Hotels
Departure Time :5:15 AM
Return Detail :Airport or Centrally Located Delhi Hotels
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Train for delhi to agra-12050 Gatimaan Express ,arriving at Agra Cantt Station (AGC) on platform no. 6 at 09:00 AM. Breakfast will be served in the train.
- Train for agra to delhi-12049 Gatimaan Express, arriving at Nizamuddin Railway Station (NZM) on platform no. 5 at 07: 30 PM. Dinner will be served in the train.
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.