One Day Agra Tour By Shatabdi Express Train From Delhi

  • 1 Days
  • Delhi - Agra - Delhi
  • Taj Mahal - Agra Fort - Fatehpur Sikri
  • One Day Taj Mahal Tour by Train or Same Day Agra Tour by Train not only takes you to Agra- the city of Taj Mahal but also to Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted ghost city but impeccably preserved to its past glory as well. Moving by train between Delhi & Agra, saves time, lessens exertion and shows rural landscape of India. The One Day Taj Mahal Tour by Train will include sightseeing of Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and local market of Agra, known for its handicraft products. The fascinating trip also includes breakfast and dinner onboard.

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Price Per Person in USD $ (US Dollar)
1 Person 2 Persons 3 Persons 4 Persons 5-8 Persons
USD 210 USD 125 USD 96 USD 82 On Request

Detailed Itinerary

( 05:15 Hrs) Pick up from Airport or hotel in Delhi/NCR/Gurugram & drive to Agra

Our representative will meet you at the Delhi hotel, pick up and transfer to the New Delhi railway station to board Agra-bound Shatabdi Express- a superfast air-conditioned chair car train. Your journey from Delhi to Agra on Indian train will be an exotic India experience as you will be watching fascinating countryside. The Shatabdi Express takes merely two hours to traverse the distance of 215 kms, hence, you have sufficient time for sightseeing of various monuments of Agra on 'One Day Taj Mahal Tour’.

(06:15 hrs.) Departure of Shatabdi Express from New Delhi Enquire

You will be transferred to the New Delhi railway station to board Shatabdi Express. At 06:15 hrs, Shatabdi Express departs from Delhi for Agra. Have breakfast on board Shatabdi Express.

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.

( 08:10 hrs) Meet Agra tour guide on arrival – Proceed to visit Taj Mahal

The 200 kms distance between Delhi and Agra is traversed by Shatabdi Express in 2 hrs. At 08:10 am, arrive at Agra railway station where you will be received by our representative and driver. Both of them will be at the Agra railway station with placard bearing your name on it. Now the Agra guide and the chauffeur will accompany you throughout your One Day Agra Tour. Now you will be taken to the Taj Mahal.

The highly-cherished moment to visit the magnificent Taj Mahal has come. You are at the gateway of Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Our knowledgeable, friendly and professional guide will now take the full charge and explain various aspects of Taj Mahal- the most extravagant expression of love ever created. Taj Mahal is expression of love of Shah Jahan for Mumtaj Mahal and result of 17 years' long toil of 20,000 men. Apart from enchanting grandeur, the Taj Mahal presents mesmerizingly changing looks from soft grey and yellow to pearly cream and dazzling white. Various architectural innovations and niceties will be explained by the Same Day Taj Mahal tour guide.

(11:00 hrs ) Proceed to visit Red Fort of Agra

Agra is city of two UNESCO World Heritage sites- the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort. Agra Fort was initially built with bricks by Rajput rulers. When Sikandar Lodi shifted his capital from Delhi to Agra, the Agra Fort was further strengthened. Later on Agra became capital of Mughal Empire and naturally the strategically existing Agra Fort became their bastion. Akbar built the Agra Fort in 1566, turning it into a fortress made of red sandstone. The Agra Fort stands on the banks of the river Yamuna. The Agra Fort houses many palaces, audience halls such as the Diwan-i-Khas and mosques. The present day Agra Fort is result of the contributions made by Akbar, Jahangir and Shahjahan. The ‘One Day Taj Mahal Tour’ guide will enlighten you with lot many facts and stories about the Agra Fort.

(13:00 hrs) Lunch Break Enquire

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. To a visitor who is interested in having lunch in 5* hotel is taken to ITC Mughal, a Five Star Hotel. Sprawled over 35 acres of luxurious gardens and in close proximity to the Taj Mahal, ITC Mughal is the only Indian hotel to have won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for its excellent representation of Mughal architecture, it now boasts of a brand new accommodation wing - the 'Khwab Mahal' - Palace of Dreams. Rated among Agra's best restaurants, ITC Mughal's offerings present an eclectic selection of fine dining options that include a range of Indian and international cuisines. (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.

( 18:00 hrs) Explore local market

After visiting Fatehpur Sikri, return to Agra and enjoy the free time to explore the Agra's rich heritage of handicrafts. Agra is famous for its marble and soft-stone inlay work, leather goods, brassware, carpets and chilan work fabrics, which involve delicate yarn overlays. Semi-precious and precious jewellery in ornate Mughal style is also available. 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.

( 20:00 hrs) Transfer to Agra Railway Station

After completing the sightseeing of Agra, you will be transferred to Agra Railway station board Delhi-bound Shatabdi Express train. The train departs from Agra at 18:25 Hours. Dinner will be served onboard.

( 22:30 hrs) Departure to New Delhi airport or hotel

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


  • Breakfast and dinner onboard Shatabdi 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 & Fatehpur Sikri.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Person: 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 Car From New 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 at your desired time. Our preferred pick-up time is 6:00 AM.

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

Car To Be Used for this tour

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