Same Day Agra Tour
The Same Day Agra Trip is a unique proposition for business class travellers, honeymooners and those who make Delhi a stop-over for a long journey. Agra is renowned for its world renowned Taj Mahal- epitome and symbol of love. Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. There are many other monuments which make your visit Taj a fulfilling experience. This trip will take you from Delhi to Agra and help you visit leisurely the pristine glory of the monuments and that too in one day. All meals- breakfast, lunch and sumptuous dinner- are provided in it. Moreover, it spares some time for you to explore the local market.
05:00 Hrs: Pick up from Hotel
You will be picked up from your hotel in Delhi at 5:00 hrs and taken to the railway station to board train (preferably Shatabdi Express) for Agra. Have breakfast at good restaurant.
08:30 Hrs: Arrive at Agra
Arrive at Agra. You will be greeted by Superb India Tours representative. You will be introduced with Government certified guide followed by a visit to famous tourist attractions in the city of Agra.
09:00 Hrs: Visit the Taj Mahal
In the morning hours, visit Taj Mahal when it looks most beautiful. Taj Mahal, the epitome of love, is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and made of milky white marble. The beauty of the Taj Mahal gives wonderful and glorious appearance at the full moon nights and especially on Sharad Purnimas. The glittering beauty arises special attractions among the tourists.
11:00 Hrs: Visit Agra Fort
The Agra Fort built by Emperor Akbar during the year 1565 - 73, is associated with the memories of Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan. Initially a military architecture as garrison, by the time of Shahjahan, it had turned partially into a fortified palace. Many of the events which led to the construction of Taj Mahal, took place here. The fort is on the bank of river Yamuna. There are many fascinating buildings inside the massive 20 metre walls which stretch for 2.5 kms surrounded by a 10 metre wide moat.
Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings, including the Moti Masjid, Diwan-E-Aam,, Diwan-E- Khas, Shish Mahal and Musamman Burj, where Emperor Shah Jahan had spent 8 years in the exile looking towards Taj Mahal and died in imprisonment.
13:30 Hrs: Lunch
You will be escorted to a buffet lunch in a five star hotel. Relax a bit to move on for further journey.
Fatehpur Sikri, 37 kilometers away from Agra, was founded by Mughal Emperor Akbar in1569. Akbar's quest for blessings for the birth of a successor brought him to the Sufi mystic Salim Chishti, who lived in Sikri village. To express his gratitude, Akbar decided to build imperial residences in Sikri which would function as a joint capital with Agra. He also named the new city as Fatehpur Sikri. Even today, its red stone architecture, richly ornamented with carvings and firework, is in a perfect state of preservation. Buland Darwaza is 15-storied, stands 140 feet on the pedestal and is 54 feet above the ground. A steep flight of 42 steps leads one to the massive gateway and makes it as one of the tallest gateways in the world is made of red-sandstone with marble decoration on it.
Proceed for Agra railway station. Board the train for Delhi. During this train journey have dinner.
23:00 Hrs: Arrival in Delhi
Arrive at Delhi. You will be received and transferred to the hotel.