Same Day Agra Tour by Shatabdi
Delhi – Agra – Delhi
Agra is visited by a lot of tourists consistently. All things considered, New Delhi is the focal point of any excursion to Agra, numerous trains interface these two urban communities. Travel in a train followed by a visit to the Taj Mahal is a couple of things that gives you a fundamental look at India, the country of mixed assortment, culture, and customs.
We offer you the Same Day Agra by train with Shatabdi, a journey gives you a chance to explore the mind-boggling things about Taj. It awards you to understand the best work of human hands alongside Agra’s lifestyle. The excursion starts and closes at New Delhi subsequent to covering a portion of the extraordinary charms of Agra.
(05:15 Hrs) Pick up from hotel or airport
Our chauffeur will meet you at your staying point in Delhi, pick you up and take you to the New Delhi railway station to board on Shatabdi Express an AC chair car train. Your journey on the Indian train will be an amazing experience. The Shatabdi Express takes only two hours to cover the distance of 215 km (Delhi to Agra), hence, you will have a complete day to discover various monuments in Agra on your same-day trip.
(06:00 hrs) The departure of Shatabdi Express
You will be taken to the New Delhi railway station to board on the Shatabdi train. At 06:00 hrs, the train will depart from Delhi to Agra. Breakfast will be served on the board of the express.
Agra a city on the north side of Uttar Pradesh, India, has three world heritage sites – the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri nearby. There are also different sites in Agra that reminds the glory of the Mughal Era. The sites are also important and no trip to Agra is complete without visiting them.
(08:10 hrs) Meet our tour guide on arrival – move to visit Taj Mahal
The 200 km distance from Delhi to Agra is covered by Shatabdi Express in just 2 hrs. At 08:10 am, you will be at the Agra railway station where you will be received by our tour guide who will accompany you throughout the day and assist you in your trip. Now you will be transferred to the Taj Mahal.
The most awaited moment to see the beautiful Taj Mahal has come. You are at the door of Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Our friendly and knowledgeable tour guide will explain you various facts about the Taj Mahal- an expression of love. Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan for Mumtaj Mahal and it is said it took 17 years to complete and 20,000 workers worked day and night. Aside from delightful splendor, the Taj Mahal also shows wonderful changing looks from soft gray to pearly cream and dazzling white. A number of architectural innovations and facts will be explained about the Taj Mahal by our tour guide.
(11:00 hrs) Proceed to visit Red Fort of Agra
Agra is popular for two attractive sites- the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort. The first bricks of Agra Fort were kept by the Rajputana rulers. When Sikandar Lodi changed his capital from Delhi to Agra, the fort was further strengthened. Later the city became the center of the Mughal Empire and deliberately existing Agra Fort their bastion. The construction of the fort was begun in 1565 by Akbar and later completed by his grandson Shah Jahan. It is situated on the edge of the river Yamuna and offers you many things to delight your visit – many palaces, audience halls mostly Diwan-i-Khas and mosques. The present Agra Fort is a perfect example of the Mughal architectures and designs. The same day trip will make you happy with so many facts and stories about this amazing fort.
(13:00 hrs) Lunch Break
Now, it’s time to have your lunch and freshen up your mind to visit next attraction. The city offers a variety of dishes right from Indian to international dipped into the authentic taste of their particular region to make you spellbound and feel good. It is recommended that if you are in the city, then must try its cultural food that will give you a real taste of Agra.
(14:30 hrs) Move to Fatehpur Sikri
Greatly preserved red sandstone, which is also known as a ghost town and was the alienated capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar. The fort was built in 1569 and abandoned when its water source failed. There are lots of interesting things to see in Fatehpur Sikri right from the Buland Darwaja, the main entrance of this deserted place, to the Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti. Fatehpur Sikri is one of the great historic monuments, which is everlasting and has truly received the position of a world heritage site.
(18:00 hrs) Explore the Mughal arts.
After doing sightseeing in Fatehpur Sikri (details include), back in the Agra city and enjoy your free time while exploring the cultural heritage of the city. Agra is popular for marble inlay work with semi precious gem stone , leather items, Brassware, carpets, and Chilean work fabrics. Semi-precious and precious jewelry in Mughal style is also available to buy. You can also visit the markets for handicrafts in the evening, in the last stage of the trip to Agra.
(20:00 hrs) Move to Agra Railway Station
After visiting all the attractions in Agra, you will be taken to Agra Railway station to board the Shatabdi train, which will depart at 21:15 Hours. Dinner will be served on the train.
(22:30 hrs) Transfer to New Delhi airport or hotel
You will be received by our chauffeur at New Delhi Railway Station and transferred to the hotel or airport for your further journey.