Travel from Delhi to Agra on a AC Train for overnight tour that visits the Taj Mahal and other top attractions in Agra. Your private driver and local guide take you to see three UNESCO World Heritage sites: the Taj Mahal, a masterpiece from the Mughal era, and Agra Fort, which showcases architecture from both Hindu and Central Asian traditions and Fatehpur Sikri. You also have the option to view the Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh (the Moonlight Garden).
Day 1: Delhi to AgraAt 6am, you’ll be picked up from the airport or hotel in Delhi and drive to Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station. Reach city of the Taj Mahal, Agra. Upon Arrival, Drive to Fatehpur Sikri a small city in northern India, just west of Agra, founded by a 16th-century Mughal emperor. Red sandstone buildings cluster at its center. Buland Darwaza gate is the entrance to Jama Masjid mosque. Nearby is the marble Tomb of Salim Chishti. Diwan-E-Khas hall has a carved central pillar. Jodha Bais Palace is a mix of Hindu and Mughal styles, next to the 5-story Panch Mahal that overlooks the site. In the early afternoon, enjoy a lunch break provided at one of the best local air-conditioned restaurant. Enjoy a photo tour of Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh – The Moonlight Garden, believed to have been designed by Shah Jahan to view the Taj on moonlight nights, far away from the maddening crowd. The garden complex is situated on the left bank of Yamuna opposite to Taj Mahal. It is a huge square measuring approximately 984 x 984 ft (300 x 300 m) and in straight alignment with the Taj Mahal. The forestry plantations and agricultural fields provide a green forecourt to Taj Mahal and its reflection in Yamuna.Day 2: Agra Sightseeing and drive back to DelhiAt 9am, you’ll be picked up from your hotel in Agra and visit for world famous Taj Mahal, A UNESCO World Heritage site. (Taj Mahal closed on Fridays). In the late morning, visit the imposing UNESCO World Heritage site – Agra Fort. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, this huge fort is made of red sandstone. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques and private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire. In the early afternoon, savor lunch at one of the areas best local air-conditioned restaurants. Afterwards, Drive to Agra cantt Railway Station to board the train back to Delhi.Upon Arrival in Delhi, Driver will pick you and drive you to your hotel or Airport.