Destinations: Delhi – Agra – Delhi
Duration: 1 Day
Whether you are staying in Old Delhi or New, do not worry about commuting as our chauffeur-driven car will pick you up from your hotel or homestay in Delhi, early in the morning. It will drop you off to H.Nizamuddin Railway station well in time to board a superfast air-conditioned train to Agra. Our chauffeur will also assist you at the railway station, saving you the need for hiring a porter.
Gatimaan Express (Train No. 12050) which is the fastest Indian train with a speed of 160 kmph and is also fully air-conditioned will depart H. Nizamuddin Railway Station to reach Agra Cantonment railway station. This train is bound to render you an extremely comfortable and hassle-free journey and drop you at Agra in a matter of 100 minutes. What's best is that it is known for being punctual too, saving you the trouble of any delays being caused in your day-plans.
Once you arrive at Agra Cantonment railway station, you will be greeted by a tour guide and driver from our side. Your tour would begin by an enjoyable drive to the majestic TajMahal. If you visit during the months of the scorching heat in Agra, then we have you all covered up in our air-conditioned car and if you visit during winters, well then, you can cozily enjoy the city wrapped in woolens.
Your wait for beholding this celebratedSeventh Wonder of the World would finally be over. TajMahal is the Indian epitome of love as it is a mausoleum built by Shah Jahan, a Mughal emperor, in the loving memory of his wife- MumtazMahal. You are bound to get enchanted by this white marbled beauty. It has an intricate blend of Persian, Indian, Islamic and Turkish architecture that will take your breath away. What adds to its inexplicable beauty is the quadripartite garden just beyond it.
After your visit to the Tajmahal, we will drive you to the Agra Fort. It used to be the capital of the Mughal Sultanate once and is a glorious fort made of red sandstone perfectly depicting the royalty and lavishness of the mighty Mughals. It was built in the 15th century by the third Mughal king Akbar and includes some impressive buildings like Jasmine Tower, KhasMahal, Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-I-Khas etc. It is also one of UNESCO's world heritage sites.
After such enriching sightseeing, you are bound to be tired and your stomach would be expecting some delicacies of Agra so you may either select any restaurant where you would like to have lunch or your tour guide will take you to a clean and hygienic AC Restaurant as per your request.
15:00Hrs - ITMAD - UD – DAULAH (BABY TAJ) After satisfying yourself with a fulfilling lunch, proceed to Itmad –Ud –Daulah tomb. Due to its similarity in appearance to the TajMahal, this monument is popularly also known as the "Baby Taj". This tomb is elaborately carved with pure marble and exhibits Indo Islamic architecture style. Empress Noor Jahan ordered this tomb to be built in 1622in the loving memory of her father, Mirza Ghiyas Beg. It is built with magnificent red sandstones ornamented with marble decorations and would surely be a treat to your eyes. It is also called "jewel box" and is often even said to be the draft of TajMahal.
16:30Hrs - OPTIONAL Agra is well known for its leather market, be it shoes, bags, belts or jackets. You will get ample designs of all of the above in different affordable ranges, suited to your liking. Although the markets are spread throughout Agra, the most famous market to visit is Sadar Bazar. So you may shop till you drop after your visit to the Baby Taj. Marble souvenirs of these monuments can also be bought.
Once you have shopped or relished the famous petha of Agra from a sweet shop, we would be happy to drop you to Agra's Railway Station for you to comfortably board your train back to Delhi.
Gatimaan Express (Train No. 12049) would depart from Agra around 5:50 pm to provide you with a pleasant journey back to Delhi.
Gatimaan express would arrive at H. Nizamuddin Railway Station in nearly two hours since it started from Agra. Our cab will escort you back to your Hotel once you reach Delhi, ending your tour with us.
It would be a pleasure to attend to you and make your journey comfortable and worth relishing. We will assist you in every way and will leave no stone unturned in making you feel the principle we truly follow- Athithi devo bhava. Hope you give us the honor of serving you.
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