Duration : Same Day Tour
Destination : Agra
Same Day Agra Tour by Train (Gatiman/Shatabdi) India, the land of miracles, is a favorite tourist destination for millions of tourists across the globe. People visit this country to witness its diverse colors, rich history and vibrant heritage. Among the most popular tourist attractions in India is Agra, the city of Taj.
There are handful of attractions in Agra that make it a tourist's delight. Taj Mahal is one of those attractions and certainly is the most frequented tourist attraction in India. Other than Taj, there is Agra Fort and Baby Taj that lure the tourists.
Same Day Luxury Tours offers you a Same Day Agra Tour by Train, in Gatiman or Shatabdi Express that takes you to the root of the culture of India. Along with visiting some of the most fascinating tourist attractions, you also get a chance to spend few hours in an Indian Train, a place where you meet people with vivid cultures. Also, you get the opportunity to wander across the streets of Agra while tasting delicious street foods and buying souvenirs.
05:00 AM – Pickup from Delhi:
Our driver shall meet you at your hotel or Indira Gandhi International Airport. To reach Agra, we provide you two options. Either you may choose to drive by car, or you may choose to travel by train.
In case you choose car, you travel through the Yamuna Expressway and reach Agra around 8:30 AM. If you choose to travel by train, our driver shall transfer you to the Railway Station in Delhi and will help you in boarding the train to Agra. Upon reaching Agra, our company rep./driver receive you at the railway station.
09:00 AM – Taj Mahal:
Our first destination in Agra is none other than the world-famous Taj Mahal, the symbolic monument of Agra. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal, Taj Mahal is indeed one of the finest creations of human artisans.
The monument stands tall on the banks of River Yamuna. Guarded by four huge minarets, the central tomb houses the graves of Mumtaj Mahal and Shah Jahan. A huge corridor covers the entire premises providing you a great place to spend some time at.
Taj Mahal is a result of the hard work of more than 20,000 artisans and approx. 1000 elephants who worked for straight 22 years to build this monument. Due to its unparalleled architecture, it is included among the Seven Wonders of the World, and due to being devoted to Mumtaj Mahal, it is often called as the Symbol of Love or Temple of Love.
Lunch: : After the Taj Mahal visit Proceed for sumptuous lunch in one of the 5-star hotels in Agra.
12:00 Noon – Tea with Artisans
After visiting Taj Mahal, you will be having an opportunity to watch the skills of Marble Inlayers whose forefathers worked for the Taj Mahal. While enjoying the Masala Tea with them, you can interact and can try the art of Marble Inlay. These are the authentic decedents of the Taj Mahal artisans, also a good place for Marble Souvenirs.
1:30 PM – Lunch: You'll be headed towards a fiver star hotel for your lunch or you may also taste some delicious fast foods of Agra in the Sadar Bazaar. You may find mouth-watering Samosas, Chilla, Pani Puri, Meethi Papri and sweets here. Agra ka Petha, a traditional sweet is globally famous and we highly recommend trying it out.
2:30 PM – Agra Fort: Alongside the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort is UNESCO World Heritage Site. Having two legacy locales, Agra is one of those uncommon urban communities. This sustained city is the ideal spot to become more acquainted with about the sovereignty of India and its Emperors. Standing serenely on either bank of River Yamuna, this spot additionally gives a heart-beating perspective on Taj Mahal.
In spite of the fact that it is a city inside a city, it has numerous corridors, greenery enclosures, and a great many rooms. Each piece of this Fort recounts to the diverse accounts of that time. Like in Diwan-e-Aam, sovereign participates in customary procedures, in Diwan-e-Khaas, head used to invest private energy, and in Jahangir Palace, the adolescence of fourth Mughal Emperor, cut on the dividers.
4:00 PM – Shopping: Agra is a shopaholic's paradise. Right from marble inlay items to embroidery items, Mughal jewelry, hand knotted and handmade carpet and other handicrafts, you may purchase a variety of items here, at a bargain price. While on shopping, don't forget to buy the marble replicas of the Taj. Also, you may buy precious and semi-precious jewelry items at a great price.
05:00 PM – Departure: After visiting these places, our driver shall transfer you to Agra Cantt. Railway Station. Here, you will board your train back to Delhi. Our company rep. will help you to board the train. Ride into the train and enjoy a majestic train journey of India. It's a nice, tidy, clean and AC train and your dinner will be served in the train. Upon reaching Delhi, our driver shall meet you at the railway station and will transfer you to your hotel or Indira Gandhi International Airport according to your choice. The Same Day Agra Tour by Train ends here. Same Day Luxury Tours thanks you for being a wonderful guest.
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