Taj Mahal Tour by Train
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Delhi ( Same Day Return )
Reach city of Taj Mahal in less than 2 Hrs.
There are some spell bounding gems on earth that
unitedly embellishes this world and makes it more beautiful and presentable.
One of those gems has been nestled in Agra in the form of the great
Taj Mahal. The magnificent splendor of this pure white monument can’t be described
in mere words. Therefore we bring to you the eminent wonder of the
world in the most fantastic way. Relish the sheer white beauty of this
grand monument in a single day with Taj Mahal tour by train. We are
the expert in architecting Taj Mahal tours and surely with us you’ll
be getting double delight of your vacations. The pleasure of witnessing
the sheer grandeur of the shining Taj Mahal will increase to the most
with our high quality services and most comfortable means of travelling.
05:15 Hrs. Pick up from hotel
Our representative will pick you from your hotel & transfer to
railway station to board the superfast
air conditioned train to Agra
to explore the fascinating countryside on the Indian Train trail.
Its added schedule, making it a good option to visit Agra as a day
trip from Delhi This is the fastest train to in this route (about
06:00 Hrs. Departure Delhi
Shatabdi Express: departs New Delhi. Breakfast in the train
08:06 Hrs. Arrival Agra
Arrive at Agra train station, where our representative and driver
will pick you up from train station having your name on pla card,
introduce you to the guide, and assist you to car & will drive
to Taj Mahal
09:00 Hrs. Visit Taj Mahal
Visit the magnificent Taj
Mahal - one of the Seven Wonders of the
World, where our professional local guides will explain you about
the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men
labored for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's
beloved wife. The Taj is at its most alluring in the relative quiet
of early morning, shrouded in mists and bathed with a soft red
glow. As its vast marble surfaces fall into shadow or reflect the
sun, its color changes, from soft grey and yellow to pearly cream
and dazzling white; it's well worth visiting at different times.
This play of light is an important decorative device, symbolically
implying the presence of Allah, who is never represented in anthropomorphic
11:00 Hrs. Visit Agra Fort
Visit the Agra fort – Built by Emperor Akbar in 1566, the rusty
and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the
river Yamuna. It comprises many fairy-tale palaces, such as the Jahangir
Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan; audience halls, such
as the Diwan-i-Khas; and two very beautiful mosques.
12:45 Hrs. Lunch
Transfer for a buffet lunch in ITC Mughal Hotel a Five Star Hotel.
Sprawled over 35 acres of luxurious gardens, and in close proximity
to the Taj Mahal, The only Indian hotel to have won the prestigious
Aga Khan Award for its excellent representation of Mughal architecture,
it now boasts of a brand new accommodation wing - the 'Khwab Mahal'
- Palace of Dreams.
Rated among Agra’s best restaurants, ITC Mughal’s
offerings present an eclectic selection of fine dining options
that include a range of Indian and international cuisines.
14:00 Hrs. Visit Fatehpur Sikri
Excursion to Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost
town" which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar,
built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. The places
to see within Fatehpur Sikri are numerous. From the Buland Darwaza,
the main entrance to this ancient city, to the Tomb of Shaikh Salim
Chisti, there are numerous noteworthy monuments. Fatehpur Sikri is
one of the historic monuments, which is timeless and has rightly
earned the status of a world heritage site.
18:00 Hrs. Free time for shopping
Free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts or
at Leisure. Agra is famous for its marble and soft-stone inlay work,
leather goods, brassware, carpets and chilan work fabrics, which
involve delicate yarn overlays. Semi-precious and precious jewellery
in ornate Mughal style is also available.
19:30 Hrs. Depart for train station
Evening transfer to the Railway Station to board the train to Delhi.
Our representative will assist you to board the train
20:15 Hrs. Departure Agra
Shatabdi Exp. departs Agra. Dinner in the train
23:30 Hrs. Arrival Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi train station, our representative would meet
you and escorts you to car and transfer to your hotel in New Delhi.