This Same Day Agra Tour by Train from Delhi, will let you experience the historical city of Agra in North India's Uttar Pradesh state. Located on the banks of the river Yamuna, Agra was the capital of Mughal Empire, and it is home to 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort.
Train: Gatiman Express
Morning Train Timings:
Depart from Delhi: 8:10 AM - Arrive at Agra 9:50 AM
Evening Return Timings:
Depart from Agra: 5:50 PM - Arrive Delhi: 7:30 PM
Hotel Pickup (6:45 AM - 7:00 AM):
In the morning, Alkof Holidays representative will pickup you from your hotel in Delhi and transfer you to Hazrat Nizamuddin Delhi by Car. From Hazrat Nizamuddin Delhi, you will board on Gatimaan Express and depart for Agra. Around 8:10 AM you will be served with your breakfast in the train.
On arrival at Agra railway station, you will meet your tour guide, who will be there at the railway station holding a placard of your name for identification. After a warm welcome, proceed for the sightseeing of the city of Agra, an ancient capital of the Mughal Empire. Your sightseeing begins with a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Taj Mahal, described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love. Built in 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memories of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It took around 20 thousand workers and around 22 years to complete this amazing architecture. Taj Mahal attracts more than half of the tourist visit India, and it is believed that your trip of India is incomplete if you haven't visited the Taj Mahal.
Lunch Time: 12:30 Hours:
Enjoy a delicious multi-cuisine lunch in a luxury restaurant. Whether you are vegetarian, or non-vegetarian, you will get an extensive range of food of your own choice.
Post lunch, you will visit one more UNESCO World Heritage Site the Agra Fort. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. Before capture by the British, the last Indian rulers to have occupied it were the Marathas. At Agra Fort, you will visit Diwan-E-Aam, Pearl Mosque, Khas Mahal, the Muthamman Burj etc.
Experience the local markets of Agra, enjoy shopping of handicrafts as souvenirs.
Our representative will transfer you back to the Agra Cantt railway station, from where you will board your train by 17:50 Hours.
Arrive at Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station in Delhi, where our local representative will recieve you and transfer you back to your hotel in Delhi with beautiful memories of your Same Day Agra Tour by Train.
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Good To Know
A deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 60 days prior tour starting date. For any bookings within 60 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash.
No additional cancellation fees apply for this tour. You can cancel the tour prior tour starting date and avoid paying the full amount, but the deposit you have paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within of tour starting date.
It is the sole responsibility of each individual traveller to get the required visa(s) for this tour, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with the Embassy of India in your home country.
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