Taj Mahal Luxury Train tour
Destination Covered : Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Delhi
Taj Mahal Tour by Train (Daily except Friday as Taj Mahal is closed on Friday)
We have made this trip in a way that suits all whether it is leisure or corporate travelers. Taj Mahal is a major attraction of this tour; however Agra fort and Fatehpur sikri remains the masterpiece of Mughal art and architecture.Now, its time for celebration the golden moments with family and friends. You will be happy and satisfied with our Taj Mahal tour.
ITINERARY FOR TAJ MAHAL DAY TOUR
Pick up from your Hotel in Delhi and transferred to Hazrat Nizamuddinn Railway station to board the air - conditioned Gatimaan Express train to Agra.
Train departs From New Delhi. Breakfast is served in the train.
Arrive Agra, Upon Arrival you are met with company's representative and later proceed towards the guided city tour of Agra starts.
Visiting Taj Mahal :
The eighth wonder of the world, is the mausoleum of the Mumtaz Mahal and also one of the great architectural marvels in the world. An ideal epitome of love and dedication, the Taj Mahal was built by the fifth Mughal Emperor, Shahjahan in 1630 after the death of his beloved Mumtaz Mahal while delivering the child. It is quite unique as it is the only shrine in the world that has created a hallmark in the whole world. Taj Mahal leaves the tourists coming to Agra spellbound. In 1612, the marriage of Shahjahan and Mumtaz Mahal took place. She conceived fourteen children and while giving birth to the fifteenth child she took her last breath. By the hard labour of twenty thousand workers, the Taj Mahal was built in 22 years.
Agra Fort :
The Red Fort in Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna making itself quite dominant in the whole area. It was designed and built by Akbar in 1565.A.D., the Agra Fort is fortified by a 70 - foot high wall. Within the precincts of Agra Red Fort is the beautiful Pearl Mosque and numerous palaces including the Jahangiri Mahal, Diwan - i - Am, Moti Masjid and Diwan - i - Khas. The fort is safeguarded by four gates and is enclosed by a double barricaded wall of red sandstone.
Buffet Lunch at any five star hotel.
14:30 hrs: Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah
After Lunch visit the exquisite tomb of the emperor Jehangir’s chief minister and father - in - law, often called the ‘Baby Taj’ because its design foreshadows the Taj Mahal. Often described as a "jewel box", sometimes called the "Baby Tāj", the tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah is often regarded as a draft of the Tāj Mahal. It comprises numerous outbuildings and gardens. The tomb, built between 1622 and 1628 represents a transition between the first phase of monumental Mughal architecture primarily built from red sandstone with marble decorations. The mausoleum was commissioned by Nūr Jahān, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mirzā Ghiyās Beg, originally a Persian Amir in exile.
Fatehpur Sikri (Optional) - If time permits, you can also visit Fatehpur Sikri:
Later proceed towards Fatehpursikri an excursion site.Situated 40 km from Agra, the city of Fatehpur Sikri is an imperial city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar between 1571 and 1584. The srchitectural grandeur of this deserted city cannot be described in words and one can only experience the aura of its magnificent edifices by seeing them. If you are looking for something that symbolizes the grandeur of the Mughals, Fatehpur Sikri is a must - see during your Taj Mahal tour in Agra.
Later drive back to Agra and explore the city's culture and shopping untill train departs
Drop in at Agra Cantt Railway Station to board on Gatimaan Express train to Delhi.
Gatimaan Express train departs from Agra. Evening Snacks will be served in the train.
Arrive Delhi.Upon arrival Pick up from Railway Station and transfer to your Hotel in Delhi.
Cost for the Above Programme :US $ 90 PER PERSON (Minimum 02 Person Required)
Cost Includes :
Train tickets for Delhi - Agra - Delhi in air - conditioned chair car
All transfers and sightseeing by exclusive air - conditioned cars
Professional government approved English speaking guide
Breakfast & Evening Snacks in the train and buffet lunch in 5 Star hotel in Agra
All taxes , parking etc
Cost does not include :
Entrances to monuments
Visit of Fatehpur Sikri .
If you wish to include Fatehpur Sikri in a day trip to Agra,than click here on Same Day Agra Tour by Road
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