Among the most travelled cities in India, Agra tops the list with a wide range of attractions including the Taj Mahal, Baby Taj, Agra Fort, handicrafts, delicious cuisines and much more. Every single year, millions of tourists visit this city to explore its majestic attractions. What make these journeys more attractive is the vivid culture and pleasant atmosphere of this city.
Perfect Agra Tours offers a Same Day Agra Tour by Shatabdi Express in which you get the opportunity to explore the world-famous monuments and other attractions in Agra, along with enjoying a soothing train journey. This journey is full of adventure and relieving moments. Starting from the National Capital of Delhi, the journey ends at the same place after covering a lot of attractions in Agra.
Our driver reaches you at your hotel or Indira Gandhi International Airport and transfer you to the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station in a comfortable car. We will make all the arrangements for your train journey. You are requested to keep some documents of identity to enjoy a trouble-free train journey.
The Shatabdi Express departs from the Railway Station at 06:10 AM. Your breakfast will be served in the train.
The train reaches Agra at 07:50 AM. After a 100-minute journey of the train, we receive you at the railway station. Ride into the car and start exploring the attractions in Agra.
Reach the marvelous Taj Mahal and enjoy a soothing morning view of this beautiful monument. This time, you will find thousands of tourists visiting this monument.
Taj Mahal is located on the banks of the River Yamuna. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in dedication of his wife Mumtaj Mahal. The graves of the Emperor and the Queen lay at the center chamber, exquisitely decorated and carved-out. Four huge minarets protect the monument at each corner.
The backyard of the Taj offers a stunning view of the River Yamuna and the cool breeze makes it a good place to spend some time at. Due to its unbelievable construction, Taj Mahal is counted among the Seven Wonders of the World.
Often called the Sister Monument of the Taj, the Agra Fort is yet another big attraction in Agra. This huge fort was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar as the capital of his empire. The fort remained a seat of powers for many centuries before it was converted into a royal museum post-independence of India. Today, you can find a large assortment of armory, costumes, jewelry and other valuables belonging to the Mughal Empire.
We shall enter the Bon Barbecue restaurant to enjoy a delicious lunch. This restaurant provides a large variety of cuisines, including Indian, continental, Chinese and Mughalai dishes. Enjoy your favorite meal and spend some time in rest before heading to the next destination.
Our next destination would be the smaller replica of the Taj, often called the Baby Taj. It is the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula, the courtier in the courts of Mughal Emperor Jahangir. The monument is frequented for its religious values as well as excellent architecture.
Located at a short distance from Agra is Fatehpur Sikri, and ancient town and former capital of the Mughal Empire. The town was established by Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital but he had to move out as a severe draught hit the town and left in the ruins. The ruins of those magnificent buildings can still be found here.
We take you to the best markets of Agra where you can spot a wide range of arts and crafts. Agra is globally famous of handicrafts, marble sculptures and leather items. There are some museums and factories manufacturing these products. You can spend some time amid the workers to know more about these arts and crafts.
You should also taste the sweets and fast food of Agra, as this city is best known for delicious cuisines. Food items like Samosa, Meethi Paapri, Pani Puri and Agra ka Petha are worth-a-try.
Our driver shall transfer you to Agra Cantt. Railway Station where you may catch Shatabdi Express for Delhi. The train departs at 21:15 from the station. Dinner will be served in the train.
Upon reaching Delhi, our driver shall transfer you to your hotel or IGI Airport in a car. The Same Day Agra Tour by Shatabdi Express ends here. We will you good luck for your future journeys.