The splendor of Agra city remains undiminished
- from the massive Agra Fort to the magnificent Taj Mahal.
Agra’s attractions begin and end with an extraordinary collection
of Mughal monuments. The Same Day Taj Mahal Tour takes you
to awesome Agra and back the same day via train. Your well
informed guide will pick you up from the hotel and transfer
you to New Delhi Railway Station where you board the air-conditioned
Shatabdi Express at 6.10 AM. Tuck in a wholesome breakfast
on the train.
Reach Agra city at 8:10 AM where our car will pick you up
at the railway station. The same car will later accompany
you to popular attractions in your Same Day Taj Mahal Tour.
Your touring begins with a visit to the exquisite 16th century
Agra Fort where you witness Mughal architectural glory. The
complex showcases many fascinating buildings, a myriad royal
apartments, courtyards and mosques, which are a conglomeration
of different cultures of the Mughal period.
Next on the agenda is a trip to the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah,
often regarded as a template for the Taj Mahal! On the menu
is a sumptuous theme lunch.
Now for the crowning glory, the wonder of the world, the Taj
Mahal! The great architectural marvel has marble work with
intricate carvings. The Taj Mahal has elicited awe and astonishment
for four and a half centuries. However many photographs you’ve
seen of it, the reality never fails to overwhelm. The Taj
is most alluring in the early morning hours, shrouded in mist
and bathed with a soft red glow. As its vast marble surfaces
fall into shadow or reflect the sun, its color changes from
soft grey and yellow to pearly cream and dazzling white.
After thoroughly enjoyable sightseeing, you will be transferred
to the railway station at 8:20 PM to board the Shatabdi Express
train back to Delhi. Relish dinner on board the train.
Same Day Taj Mahal Tour by Car
You can also have the Same Day Taj Mahal Tour arranged by
car, including an informative guide. Our car picks you up
from any required spot in Delhi and you will be chauffeur
driven to Agra. The journey takes about 4-5 hours.
you will be introduced to your Go Heritage India Journeys
guide, who will take you to all the famous tourist spots of
Agra. This includes magnificent Agra fort and tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah.
For lunch our guide will escort to you to a lavish venue for
a sumptuous meal. Later in the afternoon you reach the Taj
Mahal. View the timeless beauty of the Taj at the light of
dawn and dusk.
Agra is also famous for its marble tabletops,
vases and trays, inlaid with semiprecious stones in ornate
floral designs. Agra’s shoe industry supplies entire India
and exports bags, briefcases and jackets. Carpets and durries
and traditional embroidery is thriving.
Finally in the evening
its back to Delhi . The Same Day Taj Mahal Tour will enthrall
you with charming beauty and leave you with a solid sense
of satisfaction, of value for money as well! Before embarking
on the car journey back, you can also get the pleasure of
a brief tour to the Tomb of Emperor Akbar at Sikandra if you
wish. You will return to Delhi at about 2200 hrs.