Same Day Agra Tour by Train with all Inclusive

Day Trips & Excursions in Agra

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Experience the color changes on the White Marble of the Taj Mahal.Enjoy views of one of the world's most romantic buildings at sunrise.Experience the comfort and safe journey by GATIMAAN TRAINExplore the impressive walled exteriors and inner paradise of the Red Fort.
In the morning at 06:30 our representative will meet you at Your Hotel / airport and will drop you to the station at Hazrat Nizamuddin and help you in boarding the train that leaves the station at 08:10 and reaches Agra Cantt at 09:50. Breakfast will be served in the train. On arrival at the Agra railway station our local guide will welcome you and take you to the city tour.10:00 AM - Taj MahalYou will be first taken to visit Taj Mahal, which is the chief attraction of the city. On the way the guide will explain all about the traditions and culture of the town, its legacy and climatic conditions.About Taj MahalThis marble masterpiece is a creation of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan who constructed this mausoleum in remembrance of his dear wife, Arjumand Bano Begum also popular as Mumtaz Mahal. She died in 1630 A.D and it was her last wish that a memorial should be built in her memory that was simply matchless and which the world had not seen earlier. 12.00 MARBLE INLAY WORKhis art work done on marble is mainly carried out in Agra in Uttar Pradesh in India where the former is noted for its inlay work on table tops, flooring, and wall decorative and the latter is known for its Parchin Kari work. The Parchin Kari art involves very minute and precise inlay work and is quite expensive and very graceful with intricate labor. Among the various stone arts that flourished in the country the most famous one was the inlay or the crafting work done with marble stones. This craft flourished and reached its peak during the era of the Mughals in Medieval India and especially after the construction of Taj Mahal. It is believed that initially during the early 17th century in Italy minute inlay work was done on different forms of precious stones and this was referred as Pietradura where Pietra stands for stone and dura stands for anything hard. The Italians were outstanding in this classic art and in fact held an exclusive possession over this art.13:00  - LunchLunch will be served at Agra's best AC restaurant and variety of Mughlai cuisines will be served.14: 00  - Local MarketAfter Lunch you can enjoy this Mughal town and buy handicrafts and souvenirs for your friends and relatives.15:30 - Agra FortAfter visiting this symbol of true love you will be taken to visit Agra Fort which is also a UNESCO World Heritage. This fort is also popular as Lal Qila or Red Fort in Agra. It is nearly 2.5 km from the monument, the TajMahal. To be more clear the fort can be more precisely expressed as a walled splendid city.17.00 - Agra Cantt StationReach the station at 17.00 as the train departs at 17.50 to reach Nizamuddin station at 19.30 PM. On reaching Delhi Our representative will drop you at Your Hotel / airport

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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