Price: USD 68 per person.
Places to Visit: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri.
Transport - Air-conditioned super fast train & luxury private car.
Schedule - Taj Mahal Day Trip
Opportunity to travel on luxurious & super fast train runs from New Delhi to Agra. There is no better way of visiting Agra in a leisurely day out from New Delhi.
Leave your hotel early morning & make it to the station accompanying our representative. You will depart New Delhi station by 0600hrs. You will be welcome aboard & comfortably seated with bottle of mineral water. You will be served superb breakfast at your place in airlines fashion. Train scheduled to arrive Agra at 0755hrs.
After "Welcome" briefing at Agra station, you then take a ride in air-conditioned car & will proceed guided tour of Agra.
Morning hours sightseeing tour of the city includes Taj Mahal & Agra Fort.
After the sightseeing lunch will be served at best hotel in Agra, hotel The Gate Way.
In the afternoon you will be taken to Fatehpur Sikri, sight is twenty miles from Agra & drive of one hour.
Prior to your train departure from Agra, your opportunity to enjoy a last - minute shopping of gifts and reminder of your visit to Agra. Arrive at New Delhi station & transfer to your hotel in Delhi OR drive back to Delhi. Arrival in Delhi & drop off at your hotel.
"Tour Ends Here"
What should you wear:
Wear casual clothing, appropriate for the weather conditions.
Air-conditioned standard class train tickets.
Breakfast served at seat.
Lunch (Buffet) at five star hotel in Agra.
Arrival/Departure & sightseeing with air-conditioned transport.
You Don't get:
Entry fee to the all sightseeing places.
(Taj Mahal: USD 15, Agra Fort: USD 05, Fatehpur Sikri: USD 05)
Tips & personal expenses other than specified above.
This tour is not running on Friday's.
Train times subject to change with prior notice.
Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated.
Booking cancelled within 03 days of travel date incur 100% cancellation as penalty.
Hotel pickup & drop off:
Pickup & drop off from all of the hotels in Delhi is included. Specify the name & address of your hotel making your booking.
Shatabdi Express: New Delhi - Agra (0600hrs/0800hrs), Agra - Delhi (2030hrs/2230hrs)
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Information about Agra:
Distances: Delhi- 200kms, Jaipur - 265kms, Khajuraho- 400kms, Varanasi- 607kms, Ranthambore - 300kms
Entry Fee: Taj Mahal - USD 15, Agra Fort - USD 05, Fatehpur Sikri - USD 05
Some other trains for Agra: Taj Express - 0715hrs/0950hrs., Punjab Mail - 0530hrs/0825hrs
Taj Mahal at Moon light: tourists are allowed to view Taj Mahal in the night only on full moon days
Full Moon dates: Year 2013 - Nov. 16, Dec. 16. Year 2014 - Jan. 15, Feb. 14, March 16. April 14
Excursions from Agra: Fatehpur Sikri - 35kms, Bhartpur Bird Sanctuary- 60kms, Mathura-60kms & Gwalior-118kms
Hotels in Agra:
Five star: Taj View, Mughal Sherton, Jaypee Palace, The Trident.
Four star: Howard Park Plaza, Hotel Mansingh.
Three star: Hotel Amar, Hotel Mayur.
Things to keep in mind while in Agra:
While in Agra, it is better to be cautious, then to repent at leisure! There are few warnings one is advised to always keep in mind when visiting Agra for day trip or otherwise:
* Pickpockets are a great menace, so be always watchful about your wallet, and other valuables.
* The touts are often insistent and nasty. It is therefore advised that you are always polite but firm in your refusal.
* The street vendors are frequently relentless and even a casual inquiry about their ware can result in a vicious chase.
* Be cautious about fake articles, particularly the marble mementos, which could be cheap articles made up of chalk.
* Be extremely cautious about the road side food, as it might easily land you up with a bout of diarrhea.
* It is always advisable to source your water bottles only from your hotel and carry them with you.
* When hiring a rickshaw, or planning a camel ride, try to drive a hard bargain for the best possible price.