Price: US $ 68 per person.
Places to Visit: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.
Transport: Air-conditioned speed train and luxury private car.
Opportunity to travel on luxurious & speed 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. Train will depart New Delhi station by 0600 hrs. You will be welcome aboard and 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 0755 hrs.
After "Welcome" briefing at Agra station, you then take a ride in air-conditioned car & will proceed guided tour of Agra.
Morning hours city sightseeing tour includes Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
After the morning sightseeing, lunch will be served at one of the best hotel in Agra, hotel The Gateway.
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, 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 and 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 and dinner 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 time 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.
How to book this tour?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org , specify name and age of travelers, travel date and pick-up place. For further query fill up the form, above on your right..
Information about Agra:
Temperature- 33°C / 25°C (October 08)
Distances: Delhi- 200kms, Jaipur - 265kms, Khajuraho- 400kms, Varanasi- 607kms, Ranthambore - 300kms
Entry Fee: Taj Mahal - US $ 15, Agra Fort - US $ 05, Fatehpur Sikri - US $ 05
Some other trains for Agra: Taj Express - 0715hrs/0950hrs., Punjab Mail - 0530hrs/0825hrs
News: Trial for new high speed train is completed successfully. Train will run between Delhi to Agra at speed of 100 mile an hour.
Taj Mahal at Moon light: tourists are allowed to view Taj Mahal in the night only on full moon days
Full Moon dates: Year 2014- June 12, July 11, August 13, September 08, October 07, November 06, December 05
Excursions from Agra: Fatehpur Sikri - 35kms, Bhartpur Bird Sanctuary- 60kms, Mathura-60kms & Gwalior-118kms
Visiting Hours: Taj Mahal and all monuments from Sunrise to Sunset.
Hotels in Agra:
Five star: Taj View, Mughal Sheraton, Jaypee Palace, The Trident.
Four star: Howard Park Plaza, Hotel Mansingh.
Three star: Hotel Amar, Hotel Mayur, Raj Mahal
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
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