Taj Mahal Tour by Gatimaan Train
This tour package is specially designed for foreign travellers, who want to explore Taj Mahal, Agra in one day. Explore and return back by India fastest train – Gatimaan Express Train. Enjoy the luxury Ride of train from Delhi to Agra and back to Delhi, meal will be served in the train.
Gatimaan Express (12050) Train Schedule:
Gatimaan Express will leave Nizamuddin railway station at 8.10 am and reach Agra Cantt. at 9.50 am. In the return, the train will depart from Agra at 5.50 pm to reach Nizamuddin at 7.30 pm.
- Visit the Taj Mahal, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Explore the 16th-century Agra Fort, a sister monument to the Taj Mahal
- Get Experience Gatimaan Express is India's first semi-high speed train(160 km/h).
- Trip Name: Same Day Taj Mahal Tour By Gatimaan Train
- Trip Code: SAME-SAIEPV
- Country: India
- Type: Luxury Tour,Private Tour
- Activities: CITY TOURS ,SIGHTSEEING TOURS
- Starting Point: Motilal Nehru Marg, Rajpath Area, Central Secretariat, New Delhi, Delhi 110004, India
- Ending Point: N-6, Connaught Circus, Block N, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
What to expect ?
Experience one of the world’s most romantic buildings with a skip-the-line ticket to the Taj Mahal in Agra.
Your first stop is World Heritage site and perhaps India’s most iconic landmark, the Taj Mahal. Built in the mid-1600s, this white marble mausoleum was commissioned by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in dedication to his wife. Learn about the Turkish, Indian and Persian architectural styles as you admire the detailed interior and exterior décor, the beautiful garden and the general magnificence of the place with your guide.
Next, enjoy a lunch of Indian dishes at a local restaurant before continuing your tour to your second is Agra Fort, a World Heritage site and Mughal architectural wonder. With your private guide, enter the 94-acre (34-hectare) brick fort, noting the mix of Islamic and Hindu influences in its design. Hear about the purposes of the various buildings such as the Hall of Private Audience (Diwan-i-Khas), Pearl Fort (Moti Masjid), Mirror Palace (Sheesh Mahal) and Hall of Public Audience (Diwan-i-Am).
05:00 AM - Pickup From Your Hotel / Airport
You’ll be picked up at your hotel in Delhi/Noida/Gurgaon/Faridabad/Ghaziabad at 05:00 by air conditioned car for the transfer to the New Delhi railway station. Depart from the New Delhi railway station for Agra. Driver will show you the seat. Enjoy the speedy, fully air conditioned express train with breakfast on board.
Note: Do carry a valid ID proof along with you when you sit in the train, ID proof could be Passport copy, driving license etc.
09:50 AM- Arrival at Agra and Explore Taj Mahal
Meet your private guide and driver at the Agra Cantt railway station, looking for the sign (placard) with your name at exit. Begin your private tour in an air conditioned car, accompanied by your guide, and visit the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal was built in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial for his beloved wife Mumtaz.
12:30 PM - Explore Agra Fort
After touring the Taj Mahal you’ll head to the nearby Agra Fort. Agra Fort was built in 1565 A.D. and it is another majestic creation of the Mughal Emperor Akbar.
02:00 PM- Time for Lunch
Enjoy a lunch break at an air conditioned multi-cuisine restaurant.
03:00 PM - Mehtab Bagh and Etimad Ud Daulah (Optional)
After having lunch, you will visit the Etimad-ud-Daulah also knows as Baby Taj or if you want to experience a sunset view of the Taj Mahal, then you can view the Mehtab Bagh.(Note: If time allow time? you can see both)
05:00 PM - Drive to Agra Cantt Raiway Station
Later, you’ll be transferred to the Agra Cantt railway station for the return journey to New Delhi. Dinner will be served on the train.
Pickup and Transfer to Hotel
A driver will pick you up at the New Delhi railway station for the transfer back to your accommodation.
- Pick and Drop off service
- Round trip Train Fare (Delhi - Agra, Agra-Delhi)
- Sightseeing by car in the Agra city
- Fuel surcharge
- Local taxes
- Bottled water
- Local private tour guide
- Guaranteed to skip the long lines
- All taxes
- Entrance Tickets of all Monuments
- Gratuities (optional)
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- Food and drinks (unless specified)
Buffet lunch at local restaurant
Sightseeing by car in the Agra city.
Guaranteed to skip the long lines