Friday, 6 January 2012

Taj Mahal Tour

India is home to numerous historical monuments but Taj Mahal in Agra is a principle monument of India. Once you saw it, wish to come over and over again to this incredible place. Taj Mahal is outstandingly beautiful marble building, built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife late Mumtaj Mahal, who died while delivering her 14th child. Construction of Taj Mahal began in 1632 and completed in 1653. Emperor Shah Jahan had employed 20,000 workers for 22 years to complete this wonder. Apart from Taj Mahal, there are many more worth seeing monuments too that tells the story of rich Mughal era, such as Agra Fort, Sikandara and Fatehpur Sikiri. Agra is about 200 km away from Delhi and well connected by roads and trains. Using trains to get Agra is most convenient way to enjoy a visit to Agra. Though there are some really fast trains available to Agra city from New Delhi but you can go by road as well. It takes 04 hours to reach Agra from New Delhi and some prefers this to see countryside as well. When you are in India, Taj Mahal is not to miss monument. 

Day trip to Agra is accessible in a day from Delhi that is why same day Agra tour is so popular amongst tourist from all over the world. If you are looking for comfortable trip to Agra from Delhi in one day, than Shatabdi is a best train to board as it takes merely 1 hour and 50 minutes to reach Agra. Visitors use to use this train more often due to its time schedule that suits everyone who wants to do it in a day. There are many more trains to Agra from Delhi departs bit later to Shatabdi trains. There is also a Shatabdi train for coming back from Agra to Delhi that leaves from Agra railway station at 20:30 hrs in the evening. In that case you have complete one day to tour to Agra once arrived by train in the morning. You can visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur sikiri in a day at ease. Putting all the elements of journey together, we prepared Same Day Agra Tour in such a way where you get everything you paid for and beyond. You get breakfast in the train and dinner on way back. You can also enjoy delicious lunch during a day at any five star hotels in Agra. You are provided a guide during a sightseeing tour of Agra who reveals out history and many interesting facts related to the monuments. You get all the surface transportation in air conditioned vehicle. Agra is also a shopping hub for visitors as its marble, leather, brassware, jewels and rugs are worth watching out for.

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