Agra is one of the most beautiful cities in India. It is also home to the Taj Mahal, one of the most famous and beautiful buildings in the world. This is a city that you have to visit at least once in your lifetime. This is also the best way to see the Taj Mahal. Same Day Agra Tour by Train is a fast and convenient way to visit this amazing city. The tour begins from Nizamuddin Railway Station.
The journey takes approximately 3 hours. Agra Tour by Train: What to Expect? The train starts from Nizamuddin Railway Station at 6:00 AM. The train arrives in Agra at 9:00 AM. There are many reasons why you should take the Taj Mahal tour by train. One of the main reasons is that the train is much more comfortable than a bus. The Taj Mahal tour by train is also much more convenient than a bus.
07:00 A.M- Pick-up from the hotel
You will be picked by the tour driver from your chosen destination in Gurgaon/New Delhi/NCR or from the railway station/ airport. Then you will be transferred to Hazrat Nizamuddin’s Railway Station. The train departs at 8:10 AM and reaches the Agra Cantt by 9:50 AM. Always carry a valid ID proof when you are travelling. It can be your Driving License, Adhaar Card or Passport. 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 tour guide who will take you for a sightseeing tour of the Agra city.
10:00 A.M- Visit Taj Mahal
You can begin your Agra tour with visit to beautiful Taj Mahal. This brilliantly built monument is situated on the banks of Yamuna River. It was built by fifth Mughal ruler ShahJahan in memory of facourite wife Mumtaz Mahal. She died while giving birth to his child. The unparalleled beauty as well as marvelous architecture of Taj Mahal has put it in list of Seven Wonders of the World. You will not be allowed to visit Taj Mahal on Friday so plan your trip accordingly. The Govt approved tour guide will convey not just the history behind the monument but he/ she will make your trip very interesting.
01.00 P.M- Lunch Break
Now you can take a small break and enjoy wonderful lunch. There are many nice eating places in Agra. It is recommended to try Mughlai cuisine while you are in Agra. Just eat at any good and hygienic place so that you do not end with a problem in your stomach.
02:00 P.M- Visit Agra Fort
Once you are through with a hearty lunch you can advance to visit the Agra Fort. This huge fort provides the bird eye view of whole city. The lovely architecture of Agra fort will just amaze you. There is a museum present inside the fort. It has several artifacts of the ancient Mughal period. Agra Fort was actually the residence of the Mughal rulers for an extremely long period of time. It was later when capital shifted to Delhi that the Mughals left the Agra Fort.
03:30P.M- Visit Baby Taj
After Agra Fort you will visit Tomb of Itimad- ud Daulah who was chief in the court of Jehangir. This is popularly referred to as ‘Baby Taj’. It is actually a replica of Taj Mahal. It has religious value attached to it.
05:00 P.M-Leave back for the railway station
Now you will be transferred to the Agra railway station in a pre-booked taxi. The train leaves by 5.50 PM. And you will reach the capital by 7: 30 PM. It will take less than 100 min to reach Delhi. Food will be provided on board. Once you are Delhi, the tour driver will pick you up from the railway station and drop you at the chosen hotel/ place in Delhi. This concludes your Same day Agra tour by train.