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Day Trip to The Taj Mahal and Agra from Delhi by Train

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Day Trip to The Taj Mahal and Agra from Delhi by Train

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Visit the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri (optional) on a private full-day tour by train from Delhi. These UNESCO World Heritages are superb examples of the elegant architecture of the Mughal Empire. Learn about the history of each site from your guides as you see some of India's most famous monuments on a tour that includes high-speed train tickets, private car and local guide, buffet lunch, and entrance fees.
  • Private full-day Agra tour by train from Delhi
  • Visit the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, and have the option to go to Fatehpur Sikri
  • Ride the fast train round-trip between Delhi and Agra
  • Ride in a private car and learn about the sites from local guides
  • Includes buffet lunch, round-trip train tickets, entrance fees, private car and local guide, and hotel pickup and drop-off
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All Transfers/Sightseeing’s by air conditioned private vehicle
Return Train Ticket AC Chair Car (New Delhi - Agra)
Professional private live tour guide
Monument entrance fees
Buffet Lunch
Live Demonstration of Marble craftsmanship
Live Demonstration of Handmade Embroidery (Zardozi)
Live Demonstration of Hand Knotted Carpet weaving
Pickup offered from Airport or any other desired pickup location in Delhi, Noida or Gurugram
Drinks
Gratuities (recommended)

Departure Point

New Delhi, Delhi, India

Pickup from Hotel / Airport or any other desired pickup location in Delhi, Noida or Gurugram

Departure Time

5:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your driver picks you up at your hotel or the airport in Delhi and transfers you to New Delhi Railway Station.

Board the fast train to Agra, the Shatabadi Express, and have breakfast on board during your 2-hour journey to Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, look for your driver holding a sign with your name. Step into your private air-conditioned car and stop first at a 4- or 5-star hotel to freshen up and meet your local guide. 

Begin your tour with a visit to the Taj Mahal, a World Heritage site (closed on Fridays) that was built in the 17th century for the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan. Explore the white marble monument and take in one of India's most iconic landmarks.

Next, visit another UNESCO World Heritage site, Agra Fort. Built for Emperor Akbar in 1565 from red sandstone, the huge fort complex contains a maze of courtyards, private chambers, and mosques.

Stop at a restaurant for lunch then have the option to go to Fatehpur Sikri, a World Heritage site that dates to the late 16th century. Located about a 1-hour drive from Agra, Fatehpur Sikri is a well-preserved 'ghost town' that was abandoned after only 14 years. 

In the early evening, go shopping in Agra (optional), a city that is known for marble and stone inlay work in addition to carpets, embroidery, jewelry, and handicrafts made from leather and brass. 

Transfer to the railway station in Agra in time to catch your train at 9:30pm. Dinner is served aboard. 

Your train arrives at New Delhi Railway Station at Around 11:40pm and your driver transfers you by private car to your hotel to end your tour.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Vivekanand Marg / Minto Road
At 5am Pickup offered from Airport or any other desired pickup location in Delhi, Noida or Gurugram then transfer to New Delhi Railway Station. Board your super-fast train to Agra. On the Shatabadi Express (Train No. 12002), breakfast is served on board. Relax and enjoy the countryside sights during your 2-hour journey.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Agra Cantt
Upon arrival at the railway station in Agra, you are met by your representative at the main exit gate who will be holding a sign with your name on it. Board your private car and make a stop at a four- or five-star hotel for a refreshment, to freshen up, and meet your tour guide.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Taj Mahal
Begin the tour with a visit to the iconic Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage site (closed on Fridays). The world's best-known tomb stands in testimony to the timeless love story of the 17th-century Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, and his queen Mumtaz Mahal.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Agra Fort
Next, make your way and visit another UNESCO World Heritage site, Agra Fort. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D., this huge fort is made of red sandstone. Walk through the maze of the courtyards, mosques, and private chambers, which echo the story of the Mughal Empire.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Priya Restaurant
In the early afternoon, take a break for lunch at a local air-conditioned restaurants (meal included).
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Fatehpur Sikri
Afterward, depart for Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage site, about an hour away. Fatehpur Sikri has been described as 'the world’s most perfectly preserved ghost town'. Built by Akbar in the late 16th century, it was abandoned after only 14 years and the elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Sanskriti's Imperial Gems
You have the option to enjoy shopping in the early evening in Agra. The city is known for its handicrafts made of marble and softstone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of the arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest in them and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work. Agra's major handicraft products besides inlay work are leather-ware, brass-ware, carpets, jewelry, and embroidery.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Agra Cantt
In the evening,  transfer to the railway station in Agra. Your train departs around 9:30pm and dinner is served aboard.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
New Delhi Railway Station Gate 2
Around 11:40pm, your train arrives at New Delhi Railway Station, where you will be met by your driver. Your private car drops you off back at your hotel.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please note: The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays
  • All Travelers date of birth, gender, Passport number and Nationality are required at time of booking
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Day Trip to The Taj Mahal and Agra from Delhi by Train?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Day Trip to The Taj Mahal and Agra from Delhi by Train?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Day Trip to The Taj Mahal and Agra from Delhi by Train.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Day Trip to The Taj Mahal and Agra from Delhi by Train?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Day Trip to The Taj Mahal and Agra from Delhi by Train.

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The agra tour was stress free and...
Richard M
, Apr 2017
The agra tour was stress free and well organized We were picked up by our driver and although we had to change at the last minute to be driven to agra due to my adding a person, the change wasn't a hassle and was accommodated. Our guide was a lovely chap named Raj. He knew everything. Check it out
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