Day 01: Delhi -Agra – Delhi (By Shatabdi Express)
Today early morning around 0550 hours our company assistant will pick you up from the airport then transfer you to the hotel after some refreshment then drives to New Delhi railway station to board the Shatabdi Express (Depart at 0615 hours) to Agra, which is beautifully situated on the banks of river Yamuna. It used to be regarded as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from 1526 to 1628, it remains major tourist destination because of its many marvellous Mughal-era monuments, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri, all three is recognised as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Taj Mahal Tour By Shatabdi Train experience of the most famous journey in Agra. We are expected to reach Agra at 0815 Hours. Upon arrival, our company assistant will meet you at Agra railway station and will proceed you to the city tour.
Here we will visit Taj Mahal, the symbol of eternal love, which is located on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed approximately in 22 years with the help of 20,000 labours. Taj Mahal Tour By Shatabdi Train is the best option to explore Agra city.
Next, we would like to visit Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhi’s by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. The Fort may be more precisely described as a walled palatial city. It was made of red sandstone, often inlaid with white marble & intricate decorations then drive to Fatehpur-Sikri. After one hour drive you will reach Fatehpur Sikri – also known as Ghost City built by Mughals Emperor Akbar in 1569. Fatehpur Sikri was deserted due to lack of water.
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The remaining day we will get the glimpse of Local Market for Shopping. You can get the memorable souvenir artificial marble Taj Mahal.
Later in the evening around 1930 Hrs. We will drive to get back to Agra Railway station to board the train (Suitable Departure Time -2030 Hrs) to Delhi.
On arrival Delhi (Expected Arrival time 2230 hrs.) our Company assistant will pick you from railway station & drop you where ever you want to go whether the airport/ hotel with safety.