Day Trip to Taj Mahal by Train
Duration : One Day
Monuments Covered: Taj Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra Fort and Local Market.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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