Taj Mahal, Agra
Buland Darwaza, Fatehpur Sikri
Agra lying blissfully on the Yamuna banks sees hordes of visitors coming to admire her every year. This melting pot of cultures and long ago memories is irresistible to any travel enthusiast. This trip as the name implies is intended to cover the city sights in one day. Though this feat appears rather doubtful for nobody wants to miss any of the attractions like Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and Taj Mahal or shopping possibilities or even visiting a marble factory or two. Take a deep breath. You will not miss any of the excitement, but be a part of it as much as anyone.
You will be picked up from the hotel to the New Delhi railway station to board the superfast Shatabdi Train which is generally scheduled to depart at 06:15hrs.
The travel of 02 hours to Agra will be fine inside the air-conditioned compartment with breakfast onboard train.
Or you have the option to drive to Agra. The distance of 204kms would normally take around 04 hrs.
Upon arrival in Agra, you will be met by our representative. Proceed to explore Agra to your heart’s content. We have an English speaking guide booked for you who will fill you in with all you want to know about various attractions here. ( Other language speaking guides will be provided on request).
Check in at your pre booked hotel for overnight stay.
Well, of course Taj Mahal has the number one priority. This legend enshrined in marble carvings fully deserves your undivided attention. 1100 Hrs: Visit to the majestic Agra Fort or Red Fort Agra Fort has the sobriquet of Red Fort and it is not to be confused with the one in Delhi. This fort is a live chronicle of the glorious periods of The Mughal rule in India.
The array of marble inlay works, handicrafts, leather products and other ethnic stuffs at surprisingly cheap prices are enough to make anyone a list of shopaholic’s confessions. It is just a way to relax and let the mighty impression left on you by the forts and monuments settle down a bit. Explore the marble inlay making crafts people working to create master pieces.
Fatehpur Sikri, a much visited place near Agra (40kms) houses the numerous shrines constructed during the Mughal reign. Take your own time to explore this deserted city.
Drive back to Agra to board your train to Delhi Or you have the option to drive back to Delhi. Approx time will be 04 hrs.
Alas, the journey ended too soon right? Or are you glad because you are tired out? Well, it is time to board the Shatabdi Express Train to New Delhi. Your travel is inclusive of dinner.
Upon your arrival in New Delhi Railway Station, you will be met by our representative who will escort you to your hotel to savor all you have experienced in the last few hours and also look forward to more.