A full-day Agra tour by Gatimaan Express train is a popular option for those looking to visit the iconic Taj Mahal and other historical sites in Agra. The Gatimaan Express is a high-speed train that operates between Delhi and Agra, making it a convenient choice for a day trip.
The Gatimaan Express usually departs from Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station in Delhi in the early morning, around 8:00 AM. It's advisable to reach the station well in advance to complete the check-in process.
The train journey takes approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes, making it a quick and comfortable ride.
Upon reaching Agra, the first stop is usually the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Spend a few hours exploring the stunning white marble monument and its gardens. It's recommended to hire a local guide to provide insights into the history and architecture.
After visiting the Taj Mahal, enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Agra offers a variety of options, including both local and international cuisines.
The fort is a majestic red sandstone structure with beautiful views of the Taj Mahal from certain vantage points.
If time permits, you can visit Mehtab Bagh, a garden complex on the opposite bank of the Yamuna River. It offers a unique perspective of the Taj Mahal, especially during sunset.
Before heading back to the station, indulge in some shopping. Agra is known for its marble handicrafts, leather goods, and other souvenirs.
In the evening, board the Gatimaan Express for the return journey to Delhi. The train usually departs from Agra in the late afternoon or early evening.
Arrive back in Delhi, and your full-day Agra tour concludes.
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