SAME DAY TAJ MAHAL Tour by train
Duration: Full Day (8-10 Hours)
Places to Visit: Rashtrapati Bhavan, India gate, Akshardham Temple, Lotus Temple, Red fort, Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar etc
Delhi is the vibrant and pulsating cosmopolitan capital of India. Delhi is an amazing blend of old and new with its grandiose historical structures of the past and modern infrastructure drawing the attention of international as well as domestic tourists. No other city is so historically and culturally rich as Delhi which is famous for its historic monuments, cultural landmarks, shopping streets, food lanes, buzzing crowds. You can undertake a cultural tour of Delhi and at the same time enjoy its vivacious and animated life in the high end hotels and pubs.
This starts in the early morning, our driver will pick you up from the location which you want in New Delhi and will take you to the railway station from where you are going to board the Shatabdi Express, one of the most super-fast Trains in India. This train leaves from Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station at 6:00 AM and reaches Agra by 8:30 AM. There would be an extra additional charge for tourists who are dropped at the railway station. Breakfast will be served in the train as it all included the train tickets.
As your train reaches to Agra railway station, our driver and guide will greet you and from the very moment, they take you on a very pleasing and amazing trip in an AC cab.
This marvelous piece of creation has its unique identity not only in India but in the whole World also. Being one of the seven modern Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is a dream place for many people. The beauty of this monument attracts the people most and the work of inlaying by many precious gems and stones is the main factor which attracts the aficionados of art towards it. The magnificent Taj was built by undisputed great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his boundless love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. After the death of Mumtaz her body and later the body of Shah Jahan are placed in the middle of this moment and due to this reason, it called mausoleum. Our guide will explain all the facts and points related to every nook and corner of this monuments.
On this tour Agra Fort is our next stop, this monument is well recognized as world heritage site by UNESCO. This Gigantic fort is made up of red sand stone and built by Akbar to serve as the main residence to members of Royal family but nowadays this fort is a museum which holds the things of erstwhile emperors of India. On the banks of River Yamuna this fort standing very prestigiously. The walls of this fort are so thick that they cannot be penetrated by any enemy attack. It is about 2.5 KM away from his sister monument Taj Mahal. You can also see the Taj from the terrace of this fort.
Tourists are led for lunch into the best multi-cuisine hotels which serve the best north Indian dishes.
Baby Taj Mahal:
Situated in the north of Taj Mahal on the river banks and at the city centers back is a tomb called Itimad-Ud-Daulah. This tomb is called the baby Taj Mahal. This was a tomb which was erected for Akbar’s chief minister called Emperor Jahangir. It bears the name baby Taj Mahal as it has similar burial chamber and other attributes as in Taj Mahal but at a smaller scale. The baby Taj Mahal is located amidst a gorgeous walled garden which shines with its striking white marble. The amazing features are that it has four octagonal towers and square pavilion on the roof. The detailed decorative aspects make the tomb more interesting to view. There are also polychromatic patterns which are present in the stunning panels. Tourists can snap shots and learn more aspects about the baby Taj Mahal. The views from this monuments are very mesmerizing and very peaceful.
The tourists are served with lunch and later led to the ancient township of Fatehpur Sikri. Tourists can visit the Jama Masjid which was built by Emperor Akbar as a private mosque for him. On all the four sides there are expanded gateways which are gorgeous. There are also places which are dedicated to his wives in the spot. Few dedications are for Muslim princess Rukkaiya Begum, the Hindu princess Jodha Bai and one for his minister Birbal.
Once the leisure is completed the tourists are transferred to Agra cant railway station to depart to New Delhi. There are two trains which leave to Delhi one is the Shatabdi express and the other is Gatimaan express. For tourists who desire to get back to Delhi through Gatimaan express can leave out Fatehpur Sikri in the tour literary. They board the train and start to Delhi. Representatives would receive them and transfer them to hotels. They should remember that additional charges would be applied for the drop at the guest hotel. Also, last minute booking would charge extra, hence prior booking is advised.
As your train reaches to Agra railway station, our driver and guide will greet you and from the very moment, they take you on a very pleasing and amazing trip in an A