Duration:- 01 DAY
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We pick you up in the early morning from your hotel to transfer you to the railway station to catch a train from New Delhi railway station. The train starts at 6 am and reaches Agra at 8:00 AM. Breakfast will be provided in the train itself. On your arrival at Agra cant railway station our company representative comes to receive you and he will introduce you to your expert tour guide.
The tour of Agra starts with the visit of The Taj Mahal, a symbol of love. You will be taken to The Taj Mahal in a golf cart. This world wonder took 22 years time to complete and is made of pure white makarana marble. More than 20000 craftsmen toiled to finish this project. The emperor Shahjahan erected this Tomb in the memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal and presently both the emperor and the lady lie burried inside. The interiors of the Taj are well decorated with the fine Pietra Dura work done in semi-precious stones. After exploring The Taj you can enjoy the ride of a horse cart called Tonga.
After the visit of Taj you would visit The Agra Fort which is a unique example of masonry and architecture. This Fort was the stronghold of the great Mughals. This was built by the third mughal emperor Akabar on the remains of a previous mud Fort called Badalgarh. Later on many palaces were added by his descendants namely- Jahangeer and Shahjahan. Famous buildings housed inside are Deewan-I- aam , Deewan-i-Khas, Jahangeeri palace, Angoori Bagh and Mussaman Burj etc. There is a balcony from where Shahjahan used to gaze at the Taj during his last years and ultimately died over there.
After the visit of the Agra Fort is over we arrange your lunch at Indian Restaurant. Your post lunch is an excursion to Fatehpur Sikri which is 40 Kms away, You will have a chance to explore the countryside. Fatehpur Sikri is the third UNESCO protected monument in Agra like The Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. This was the second capital city of Akbar after Agra worth visit monuments inside Fatehpur Sikri are Deewan-I-AAm, Deewan-I-khas, Panch Mahal, Turkish Sultan’s Palace, Jodhabai’s Place etc. you also visit the religious part which includes the visit of Jami Mosque and the shrine of the great Sufi Saint Saleem Chishti.
After Fatehpur Sikri visit you return back to Agra and if you like you can visit local bazaar. After having some refreshment your departure at Agra Cantt Railway station to catch the luxury train at 9:15 P.M. On arrival in Delhi our driver comes to receive you and drop at the designated hotel. Here Same Day Agra Tour By Train ends.