Day Trip to Taj Mahal by Train
Day Trip to Taj Mahal by Train

Day Trip to Taj Mahal By Train

Duration : One Day

Monuments Covered: Taj Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra Fort and Local Market.

Tour Overview:

If you are hard- pressed for time then, Day trip Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri via a high speed train is the perfect option for you. It provides you an outstanding opportunity to visit Taj Mahal and explore the forgotten city of Fathepur Sikri all in a span of just single day. People prefer train travel due to convenience, affordability and comfort.

In this day tour you not only visit main tourist sites in Agra such as Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, but you also get to explore Fatehpur Sikri which is located at a distance of just 40 kms from Agra. The train leaves back for Delhi at 7:30 and reach back home in just 2 hours.

Itinerary of Day trip to Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri

1

05:00 A.M Pick up by the driver

In the morning the tour driver will pick you up from your hotel or chosen location in the capital/ Gurgaon/ NCR. From here the driver will take you and drop you at New Delhi Railway Station. The train leaves for Agra at 6 AM

2

06:00 A.M Departure from Delhi

You will leave for Agra in train. The train takes around 2 hrs to reach Agra and you will in Agra by 8 AM. Breakfast will be available on board. Once you reach Agra the tour representative will meet you at the station and from here you will be taken to Fatehpur Sikri in a prepaid A/C vehicle.

3

09:00 A.M Visit Fatehpur Sikri

Agra tour by high speed train
Fatehpur Sikri is a town in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Fatehpur Sikri nis regarded to be a ghost city as the entire population left the city due to paucity of water. It was built by Mughal emperor Akbar in 16th century to mark his victory over Gujarat. This city showcases exemplary Mughal architecture. Visit Buland Darwaza and tomb of Slim Chisti who was a popular Sufi saint.

4

12:00 Visit Taj Mahal

High Speed Train Tour Delhi to Agra Sightseeing
The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum at Agra

Once you return back from Fatehpur Sikri you will proceed to visit Taj Mahal with a Govt approved tour guide. This white marble monument was built by Shahjahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal who died while giving birth to his 13th child. This breathtakingly beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site is located on banks of River Yamuna.

5

2:00 P.M Lunch Break

Once you are done with seeing the Taj you can take a small break to enjoy a lavish lunch at any of the well- known eating places in Agra. Agra offers extremely delectable Mughlai food.

6

3:00 P.M Indulge in shopping

Indulge in some souvenir shopping. You will get marble replicas of Taj everywhere. You can take them back for your friends and family. You will also get handicraft items, leather items, marble sculptures, souvenirs, etc in bazaars of Agra. Just be ready for some bargaining.

7

4:00 P.M Visit Agra Fort

The next place which you will visit is Agra Fort. This wonderful monument is constructed in red sandstone. It is also referred to as Sister Monument of Taj. For a very long period this huge fort served as a seat of Mughal rulers. There is a museum inside this fort where you will see items of the bygone era on display.

8

5:20 P.M Departure from Agra

In the evening you will be transferred to Agra Cantt. Railway Station so that you can catch the train for Delhi. The train leaves at 5:50 P.M from Agra Cantt station. Meal will be served on board. You will reach Nizamuddin Station at 7:30PM. The tour representative will transfer you to your hotel or the airport in a prepaid taxi. This is end of Day trip to Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri

Day Trip To Taj MAHAL Cost Inclusions :

  • Breakfast (in Train)
  • Lunch at Agra at AC Restaurant
  • All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an individual Air Conditioned vehicle with English Speaking Driver.
  • Dinner (in Train)
  • Tour guide
  • Parking
  • MMonuments ticket fee (taj mahal ,agra fort and Fatehpur sikri )
  • Train Tickets
  • Water Bottle
  • Wifi inside train

Day Trip To Taj Mahal Cost Exclusion :

  • Any kind of Personal Expenses such as Monument Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills and Alcoholic beverages.
  • Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
  • Unspecified Meals etc. & Tipping.