Same Day Agra Tour By Gatimaan Express Train From Delhi

  • 1 Days
  • Delhi - Agra - Delhi
  • Agra Fort - Sunset View of Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bag
  • Same Day Agra Tour by Gatimaan Express Train from Delhi is definitively a unique trip to Agra that encompasses not only visiting UNESCO World Heritage sites of Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Mehtab Bag but also an Indian train journey. Travelling by Gatimaan Express has made the journey comfortable and enjoyable and is perfectly suitably timed to business / corporate leaders. This trip is the ideal package for business travelers coming to New Delhi & wants to visit Taj Mahal, the most beautiful monument in north India, in the shortest possible time.

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Price Per Person in USD $ (US Dollar)
1 Person 2 Persons 3 Persons 4 Persons 5-8 Persons
USD 160 USD 99 USD 86 USD 27 On Request

Detailed Itinerary

( 07:00 hrs) Pick up from Airport or hotel in Delhi/NCR/Gurugram & drive to Agra

You will be early morning picked up from your hotel in Delhi and transferred to the Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station to board the Gatimaan Express (air-conditioned & India’s fastest train) for Agra. Breakfast will be served onboard. The breakfast is delicious and copious in quantity to qualify as brunch.

Agra is a city in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, some 200 km from the Indian capital city of Delhi. Agra has three UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort in the city and Fatehpur Sikri nearby. There are also many other buildings and tombs from Agra's days of glory as the capital of the Mughal Empire. The sites are some of the wonders of the world and no trip to India is complete without at least one visit to the Taj. The earliest reference to Agra is in the ancient epic, the Mahabharata, while Ptolemy was the first person to call it by its modern name. Agra was the Mughal capital at one point.

(09:50 hrs.) Meet Agra tour guide on arrival – Proceed to visit Taj Mahal Enquire

Our representative & Agra tour guide will receive you at the Agra Railway Station. An air-conditioned private vehicle with chauffeur will pick you up from the station and drive to Taj Mahal, the love monument & very identity of Agra. Accompanied by your local guide, visit the famous white marble monument, world symbol of love. The Taj Mahal is the central part of this excursion. As per our standard plan the sightseeing of Taj Mahal will continue for two hours (09:50 Hrs- 11:50 Hrs).

The construction of Taj Mahal started in the year 1631 and it took approximately 22 years to build it. An epitome of love, it made use of the services of 22,000 laborers and 1,000 elephants. It was built entirely out of white marble, which was brought in from all over India and central Asia. After an expenditure of approximately 32 million rupees (approx US $68000), Taj Mahal was finally completed in the year 1653.Built By: Shah Jahan; Dedicated to: Mumtaz Mahal (Arjumand Bano Begum), the wife of Shah Jahan; Location: Agra (Uttar Pradesh); Building Type: Islamic tomb; Architecture: Islamic; Highlights: One of the Seven Wonders of the World; A UNESCO World Heritage site.

( 11:50 hrs) Proceed to visit Red Fort of Agra

After the Taj Mahal, the excursion leads to the Agra Fort which was once the capital city of powerful Mughal rulers where the architecture of red sandstone tells the tales of glory of the past. Accompanied by Agra tour guide, as per our standard plan, the sightseeing of Agra Fort will continue for One and a half hours (11:50 Hrs- 13:30 Hrs).

Agra Fort is a massive structure of red sandstone and white marble dating back to the Mughal period. Monument is inscribed in the UNESCO patrimony. Agra Fort is built alongside the Yamuna River and stretches almost 2.5 km. It consists of a wall built in red sandstone and several buildings inside. The wall has 2 gates, the Delhi Gate and the Amar Singh Gate. The fort is surrounded by a 70 feet high wall It is home to the beautiful Pearl Mosque and Numerous palaces including the Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Am and Moti Masjid Later it was used by his son Jahangir as the seat of power. With four gates the Fort is enclosed by a double barricaded wall of red sand stone. The Jahangir Mahal is reached through an impressive gateway and its inner courtyard consists of beautiful halls, profuse carvings on stone, exquisitely carved heavy brackets, piers and cross beams.

(13:30 hrs ) Lunch Break

Now it’s lunch time after sightseeing of Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Take lunch at your own. You can choose from multi cuisine or specialty restaurants or buffet lunch in 5* hotel. Have a sumptuous buffet lunch that awaits you.

(14:30 hrs) Explore local market Enquire

You can explore markets for handicrafts in evenings, during the last leg of excursion to Agra. Take advantage of this excursion to Agra to stroll around the local markets and discover the local crafts as well as the art of pruning marble. Depending upon your wish, you can explore local market of Agra, famous for intricately carved marble products, handicraft articles, rugs, carpets and jewellery. Visit a marble factory to see the beautiful inlay of precious and semi precious stones into the marble. Normally market visit is of an hour (14:30 Hrs- 15:30 Hrs) but depending upon your wish, it can be reduced, removed or elongated. (14:30 hrs) Proceed to Fatehpur Sikri Enquire

Excursion to Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone "ghost town" which was the estranged capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. The places to see within Fatehpur Sikri are numerous. From the Buland Darwaja, the main entrance to this ancient city, to the Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti, there are numerous noteworthy monuments. Fatehpur Sikri is one of the historic monuments, which is timeless and has rightly earned the status of a world heritage site.

(15:30 hrs ) Proceed for sunset view of Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bag

Now, drive to Mehtab Bag across River Yamuna. Agra tour guide will accompany you and take you to Mehtab Bag. Visit to Mehtab Bagh for a view of the Taj Mahal at sunset is a cherished moment of a photographer. It will be an experience you will not soon forget! Watch the sun set on the white marble of the sublime Taj Mahal, on the other side of the Yamuna River. It will take about one and a half hour (15:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs).

( 17:00 hrs) Transfer to Agra Railway Station

After completing the sightseeing of Agra, you will be transferred to Agra Railway station board Delhi-bound Gatimaan Express train. The train departs from Agra at 17:50 Hours. Dinner will be served onboard.

( 19:30 hrs) Departure to New Delhi airport or hotel

You will be received by our chauffeur at Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station in Delhi and transferred to hotel or the airport to board onward flight.


  • Breakfast and dinner onboard Gatimaan Express train.
  • Train tickets (Delhi to Agra & Agra to Delhi)
  • Transfer from hotel/ airport to Railway station & Railway station to airport / hotel.
  • All departure/arrival & sightseeing by air-conditioned car.
  • Sightseeing of Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Agra Fort & Mehtab Bag.
  • Services of English speaking guide. For guide services of other languages like Spanish, Italian,French, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese etc USD 20 will be charged extra.
  • All the parking charges, toll tax & fuel charges.
  • Driver’s wages, travel allowance & daily allowance.


  • Any meal – breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lunch in local restaurant will cost additional USD 10 per person / Lunch in 5* hotel will cost additional USD 20 per person.
  • Any kind of personal expenses such as monument entrance fees, laundry, telephone bills and alcoholic beverages.
  • Monument entrance fees; camera fees (Still or Movie).

Vehicle Used

  • 1/2 Persons: Toyota Etios
  • 3/4 Persons: Toyota Innova
  • 5 - 8 Persons: Force Tempo Traveler
*You can opt for vehicle of your choice paying additional commensurate price.

Monument Entrance Fee for Foreigners

  • Taj Mahal: INR 1000
  • Agra Fort: INR 500
  • Tomb of It-Mad-ud-Daula: INR 200
  • Mehtab Bag: INR 200
  • Fatehpur Sikri: INR 600
Entry for the kids below 15 years is free.


Same Day Agra Tour By Gatimaan Express Train From Delhi is best preferred as detailed in the below itinerary but it can be customized and changed as per your unique needs. You can make/ suggest changes in this trip plan. Our chauffeur will pick you up from New Delhi Airport or hotel in Delhi/ NCR/ Gurugram (7 AM) and transfer to the railway station to board Gatimaan Express Train in time (8:10 AM).

* Same Day Agra Tour By Gatimaan Express Train From Delhi is not conducted on Friday due to closure of Taj Mahal for visitors.

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