Day Trip to Taj Mahal by Superfast Train
The tour usually starts early in the morning with a pickup from your hotel or a designated meeting point in Delhi. You will then be taken to the New Delhi railway station to catch the Gatimaan Express train to Agra. It take less than 2 hour to reach Agra. During the journey, you can enjoy the scenic views of the Indian countryside and experience the hustle and bustle of the Indian railway system.
Once you arrive in Agra, you will be met by your guide and taken to the Taj Mahal, which is approximately 6 km away from the railway station. Here, you can explore the monument, take pictures, and learn about its history from your local guide.
After exploring the Taj Mahal, the tour may include a visit to Agra Fort, a massive fortress that was once the seat of Mughal power. You can explore the various palaces and courtyards inside the fort and learn about the Mughal dynasty’s legacy from your guide.
The tour may also include a break for lunch, which may be included in the package or at your own expense. After lunch, you will be taken back to the railway station to catch the train back to Delhi. Once you arrive back in Delhi, you will be met by a driver who will take you back to your hotel or the designated drop-off point.
Overall, a Taj Mahal from Delhi by train tour is an excellent way to experience the Indian railway system, witness one of the most iconic landmarks in India, and explore the rich history and culture of the Mughal Empire.
Day Trip to Taj Mahal by Superfast Train
Our driver will pick you up from Delhi airport. Then you will be transferred to Hazrat Nizamuddin’s Railway Station. The train departs at 8:10 AM and reaches Agra Cantt by 9:50 AM. You will be given a good breakfast on board. It just takes around 90 min to reach Agra. On reaching the station you will meet a tour guide who will take you for a sightseeing tour of the Agra city.
Taj Mahal, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, is located on the southern bank of the Yamuna River in Agra of Uttar Pradesh State. Taj Mahal was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1983 and it is also counted among the seven wonders of the modern world. It attracts around four million visitors annually.
Taj Mahal was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (reigned 1628-1658), in the memory of his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of the monument was completed in 1653. The Taj Mahal was constructed under the supervision of architects Abdul-Karim Ma’mur Khan, Makramat Khan and Ustad Ahmad Lahauri. It took 21 years for the Taj Mahal to be constructed.
The Agra Fort, also known as the Lal Qila or Red Fort, is situated on the banks of Yamuna River in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. The Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage and one of the best forts in India. Agra Fort was originally a brick fort known as Badalgarh, held by Raja Badal Singh, a Hindu Rajput king (1475 AD).
Lunch at multi – cuisine restaurant in Agra.
Tomb Of Itimad-ud-Daulah
The tomb is also known as the Jewel Box or Baby Taj as it looks like a smaller version of the Taj Mahal. It is one of the popular Agra tourist places and also one of the top attractions you must include in Agra packages. It is believed that this tomb was the inspiration behind the construction of the Taj Mahal.
Back for Railway Station
After sightseeing you will be dropped at the Agra railway station in a pre-booked Cab. The train leaves by 5.50 PM. And you will reach Delhi by 7: 30 PM. Once you are in Delhi, the tour driver will pick you up from the railway station and drop you at the hotel or Delhi airport.
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