Same Day Agra Tour By Shatabdi From Delhi

Dec 17 08:26 2012 Pradeep Kala Print This Article

Taj Mahal tour is increasingly becoming popular because of being the host city of the wolrd’s most beautiful marble building Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is a must see monuments in India. Incredible marble work of Taj Mahal inspires people to come over and over again here in Agra.

The history associated with Taj is very interesting,Guest Posting it is believed that Taj Mahal built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the 16th century by employing 20,000 workers for 22 years to finish this incredible work. Taj Mahal is regarded one of the most astounding mausoleum that expresses the love and devotion Shahjahan had for his wife Mumtaj Mahal.


Taj Mahal is ofcourse the main attraction of Agra but other monuments like Agra fort and Fatehpur sikri can not be ignored during the sightseeing tour of Agra. Red fort is a massive fort built by Mughal Emperor Akabar between 1565 to 1573 situated on the west bank of Yamuna. Red fort is standing tall on the northwest side of Taj Mahal. Agra fort built of red sand stone. It is belived to say that Emperor Shah Jahan who built Taj Mahal, was made a home arrest by his own son Aurangjeb in Red fort. He spent his last eight years of life in Red fort looking at the Taj Mahal.  Taj Mahal can still be seen from Agra fort as well. Incredible architecture was applied to build the Agra Fort. 


When it comes to the visit of Fatehpur sikri, situated 40 km away from Agra, often called as Abandoned city. Mughal emperor Akbar started the construction of Fateh pur sikri in 1570.  It took 15 years to complet the structure and was later abandoned by the emeror himself due to drought in the area. It was regarded as the first planned city of Mughals where Indian, Persian and Islamic architecture can be spotted in the building. Timing to visit this monument is 06:00 AM to 07:30 PM


Agra’s close proximity with Delhi has inspired us to make a holidays, which suits all. Agra’s tour can be done in a day from Delhi by train or road. There are options available to travel to Agra either by fast train or by road. We leave it up to the traveler’s choice. Lets take up train as an option first,  Shatabdi train is the best suitable train for this tour. Shatabdi trains are available for both ways (Going to Agra and coming back to Delhi). It leaves at 06:00 AM and reaches Agra in 2 hours. It leaves from Agra at 08:35 PM for Delhi. Breakfast is served in the train so as dinner is, on way back.


Once landed up in Agra, you are picked up from railway station and guided tour starts from here on words. Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri are the major attractions of the sightseeing of Agra. Lunch is provided during the day at five star hotel. If time permits, shopping in Agra is also a good option to spend time till train departs from Agra. This particular tour is called same day Agra tour. It can be customized by adding on nights in the tour or do it by road from Delhi. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;}

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