Whenever people plan a trip to India they make Agra a mandatory destination in their itinerary. The Mughal town of Agra is well known all over the world for a wonderful piece of architecture that is made out of pure white marble-Taj Mahal. Travellers come here from all parts of the world to witness this amazing monument of true love. Nicely placed on the edge of River Yamuna it exhibits diverse moods and colors during different parts of the day. This iconic monument was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the fond memory of his most loved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal with its unrivaled and unsurpassed exquisiteness makes it a must-visit destination in the entire world. Some other places that are a visit on your Same Day Taj Mahal Tour by Gatiman/Shatabdi are Red Fort, Agra Fort, Baby Taj and Fatehpur Sikri.
You can cover Same Day Taj Mahal tour by Gatiman/ Shatabdi and have an amazing travel experience. We ascertain that all your travel needs are well taken care of and you enjoy a comfortable journey. On a same day return there are two superfast trains commuting between Delhi – Agra – Delhi. One is Shatabdi that leaves New Delhi at 6:00 am and reaches Agra Cantt at 8.10 am. In the late evening departs from Agra at 9.15 pm and reaches Delhi in two hours. Another wonderful option is Gatiman Express that commutes on all days of the week except Fridays since the Taj Mahal is not open on Friday. It leaves Hazrat Nizamuddin (Delhi) at 8:10 am and reaches the city of Agra at 9:50 a.m. and takes nearly 100 minutes to cover the distance of 190 Kms. It leaves Agra cantt at 5:50pm and at 7:30 pm it is at Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station.
Note: The package can be customized for both the trains but for Gatiman Express Fatehpur Sikri Taj Mahal will not be included
Duration: 1 Day
Destination: Delhi - Taj Mahal - Agra Fort - Lunch - Delhi Delhi - Taj Mahal - Lunch - Agra Fort - Fatehpur Sikri - Delhi
Our representative will receive you at the station and will take you straight to visit the beautiful Taj Mahal, which is also among the Seven Wonders of the World. Made out of pure white marble this mesmerizing monument is an incredible symbol of purity, absolute stylishness and immense love which is clearly visible and has been a source of inspiration to millions of lovers all across the world. Our representative will narrate all the tales associated with this monument, which was built by Shah Jahan in the fond memory of his wife, Mumtaz mahal. You can even enjoy a Tonga Ride that will take you to the main Taj from the parking area.
After visiting this monument of true love you can go to Agra Fort, where you can visit few memorials like Musanman Burj, Moti Masjid to name a few. It is said that Aurangzeb imprisoned his father Shah Jahan in this fort.
After a visit to this historical fort you can take lunch in one of the posh restaurants of Agra where you can enjoy authentic Mughlai cuisine prepared by trained chefs
After lunch you can go Fatehpur Sikri that is nearly 40 kms and you can reach this place in 45 to 50 minutes. You will come across brilliant Mughal architecture, which is a great combination of Persian, Islamic and Indian planning. A world Heritage Site, Fatehpur sikri is a tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti who was a sufi saint. It was once the capital city of Emperor Akbar and is made out of red stone. Gradually people migrated from here owing to the dearth of water. Today it holds a lot historical significance and exhibits exceptional Mughal architecture
Return to the Agra city in the evening after which you will be taken to Agra Cantt railway station to depart for Delhi.
For more details you can get in touch with our representative.