12 Hours Architecture tour itinerary for Agra & Delhi: Catch Express Train To Admire Mughal Marvels
See the world-famous monuments of India by spending a day in Agra. Avoid traffic jams and travel between Delhi and Agra with ease on the high-speed Express train. Enjoy your private guided tour of Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Mini Taj.
Delhi to aGRA and back
Get picked up at 7:00 am in an air-conditioning car from your hotel anywhere in Delhi.
Reach Delhi's Nizamuddin railway station to board your train that departs at 8:10 AM. The driver will assist you in finding the right coach and seat.Your journey in this Express train will take 90-100 minutes to reach Agra.Breakfast will be served on the train.(Train details and e-tickets will be provided to you after booking confirmation)
Arrive at 9:40 AM and meet your guide at Agra Cantt railway station.
Head to the Taj Mahal in an air-conditioned car.
Proceed to see the MiniTaj or Baby Taj.
Come back to the city centre and explore the high red-walled city of the Agra Fort. It was the official residence of great Mughal emperors.One can feel here life of Mughals in its grand palaces, halls and mosques.
Exceptional cooking of Agra
Make way to a local restaurant in Agra where you will taste the delicious and mind-blowing food of Agra:
Basmati rice with Daal ( lentils cooked in gravy with spices)
Paneer(Indian cheese cooked in gravy with spices)
Naan(Indian wheat flour bread with garlic and butter)
Mughlai chicken (cooked in gravy with spices)
Vegetable soup and Indian masala tea with pumpkin sweets
Free time for shopping
Browse the City of Love for its marble inlay goods, tapestry, hand made rugs, textile and off course jewel stones, masala tea and other souvenirs.
Return to Delhi
Get transferred to Agra Cantt railway [sensitive content]ach here at 5:30 PM to board the train that departs at 5:50 PM.Your tour guide will assist you to get the seat in the coach.
Reach Delhi around 7:30 PM at Nizamuddin Railway station.Your local driver from Delhi will pick you from the platform right outside your train coach and drive back to your hotel in Delhi.
Hotel pick up and drop in Delhi
Breakfast on the train
Buffet lunch in Agra
Dinner in the train
Air conditioning car in Agra
All taxes and parking fees
Agra tour guide fee
Monuments entrance tickets
Tips and gratitude
Taj Mahal entrance ticket cost 1300 rs per head
Agra Fort entrance ticket cost 600 rs per head
Entrance is free for children below 15 years
Your driver and guide will wait for you at their respective stations holding a sign with your name on it.
The Taj Mahal is an immense mausoleum of white marble built-in 1631 in the memory of Mumtaz Mahal. Daily thousands of visitors come here just to behold its celestial beauty. Also known as the temple of love, Taj Mahal is also a pilgrimage for love birds.
Baby Taj is also known as Itmad ud Daula. It was built of white marble before the Taj Mahal and is considered a blueprint for the Taj Mahal. It was built by Noor Jahan's in the memory of her parents.
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