Destinations: Delhi – Agra – Delhi
Duration: 1 Day
It is said that 'Early bird catches the worm' so, in order to behold the beauty of the Taj, you will have to undertake a journey, starting fairly early in the morning. Don't worry about the problem of finding viable commutation at this time, we will pick you up from your hotel in Delhi and drop you off to the Railway Station so you can board a train to Agra.
You will be boarding Shatabdi Express (Train no. 12002) which departs from New Delhi at 6 am to take you to Agra in a matter of 2 hours and 6 minutes only. Who would like to kick-start their tourist journey with an empty stomach, which is why breakfast will be provided to you on the train itself. So eat well while preparing yourself for your sightseeing in Agra.
We will not have you feel unwelcome or confused as to where to go and what to do. That's why the minute you reach Agra, a representative from Rashid Day Tour will meet you at the Railway station. He will also introduce you to your guide for the day. We will make sure that the guide is a knowledgeable and friendly person. After all, it would not be fair to visit all the historical monuments just for their beauty and forget to appreciate their monumental history!
No words are enough to describe the beauty of the TajMahal. We will hence give you the chance of experiencing it yourself as soon as you set foot in Agra. Why wait till the end for the best? We will take you to this magnificent white marbled beauty straight from the Railway Station and give you the chance of basking in the glory of the Indian epitome of love. Don't forget to have a close look at its detailed architecture which is hybrid of Persian, Indian, Islamic and Turkish. The beautiful white domes set against the serene sky will not only give you a sense of peace and happiness but also a picture perfect background! Our government approved tour guide will surely add to the splendour of your visit by giving you a deep insight into the history of the Taj.
After relishing the beauty of the Taj, you will be escorted to the popular Agra Fort. It is a red sandstone fortress that once used to be the Mughal Sultanate's capital and stands tall in its glory even today. It is also one of UNESCO's world heritage sites along with the Taj. It was built under the rule of mighty king Akbar and possesses some of the very celebrated and known structures like Moti Masjid, Diwan-I-Aam, Diwan-I-Khaas, Khaas Mahal, Jehangir Mahal etc. which are worth a visit.
We know you would be tired and famished after so much of catching up with Mughal history and would need a nice break by now. So you will be dropped at a luxurious five-star hotel for a scrumptious lunch. What's more? You can eat and eat to your heart's content as it would be a buffet.
After enjoying a filling lunch, drive to Fatehpur –Sikri which is 40 km from Agra or you can visit Baby Taj and Sikandra in Agra. In Fatehpur Sikri, you would be getting the opportunity to see Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Jodha Bai's palace and the tomb of Salim Chishti. Sikandra and Baby Taj, on the other hand, are tombs of Akbar and Itmad –Ud –Daulahaj respectively, found in Agra itself.
You can take some free time to explore Agra's vast market of handicrafts or relish some leisurely time. Agra is mostly known for its leather market but you may also find souvenirs and artifacts from monument museums or shops.
A representative from Mughal Caravan will take you to the Agra Cantonment Railway Station for you to board your train to Delhi.
Board Shatabdi Express (Train No. 12001) which departs from Agra for New Delhi. Dinner will be served to you in the train.
Once you arrive comfortably at Delhi, our honor of assisting you ends.
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