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Agra Overnight Tour

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Tour Overview

Visiting on an Agra overnight tour is akin to stepping into a page from a fairy tale. Famous for housing the iconic Taj Mahal, Agra is a treasure trove of history, culture, and unmatched beauty. If you're contemplating a short getaway that combines the allure of ancient wonders with the charm of serene landscapes, this blog post is your perfect guide. As a traveller smitten by Agra's magic, I'm here to share practical tips and heartwarming experiences from my journey.

Introduction to Agra

Nestled on the banks of the Yamuna River, Agra's historical significance goes beyond the Taj Mahal. It's a city that boasts of having been the capital of the Mughal Empire, playing host to an array of architectural marvels from that era. The blend of Persian and Mughal architecture in Agra is awe-inspiring and tells tales of love, conquest, and innovation.

Tour Highlights

  • Agra sightseeing tour with train tickets from New Delhi.
  • A local Tour guide and chauffer show you around Agra.
  • Lunch at a 5-star hotel is provided (if the option is selected).
  • Included transfers from your hotel to the train station, & throughout Agra.
  • Avoid traffic and travel in a pleasant with pre-booked train tickets.
  • Tick off 3 Heritage sites: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Baby Taj.

What's included

Private air-conditioned vehicle
Multi-lingual tour guide service
Monument entrance tickets
Complimentary water bottles & umbrellas
Pick-up and drop-off assistance
Sumptuous lunch at 5* restaurant
Any kind of drinks served with lunch.
Any Personal expenses
Tips / Gratuities


Tour Program
Pick up from anywhere in Delhi, Noida, Gurugram, Ghaziabad, Faridabad at 7:00 am, before being taken to the Nizamuddin railway station. Enjoy the 90-minute air-conditioned train journey that departs at 8:00 am with breakfast onboard.
At 3:30 pm, you will reach Agra Cantt railway station. Upon exit, you will meet your private guide with your name signboard.
Start the Same Day Agra tour by visiting the Taj Mahal, one of the 7 wonders of the world. Your guide can assist in taking photos for you at the best spots in the Taj Mahal.
After touring the Taj Mahal, enjoy a meal break at an authentic multi-cuisine Indian restaurant. Later, you will be guided to the nearby Agra Fort or (Itmad-Ud-Daulah) Baby Taj, another UNESCO Site.
At around 4:30 pm, begin your return journey back to Agra Cantt Railway station, take the Gatimaan train departing at 5:45 PM to Delhi with supper on board.
Upon arrival, you will be transferred back to your desired location in Delhi NCR.

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Planning Your Trip

A little planning goes a long way to make the most of this trip. Here's what you need to know:

  • By Air: Agra's Kheria Airport is well-connected with major Indian cities. Though flights might be less frequent, it's convenient if you need more time.
  • By Train: Agra is well-linked with a network of trains across India. The journey is both economical and an opportunity to see the countryside.
  • By Road: Driving down to Agra can be quite an adventure. The expressways are in good condition, making the road trip smooth and enjoyable.

Must-Visit Places

Witnessing the Taj Mahal as the first rays of the sun kiss its white marble is an experience etched in eternity. The monument bathes in the golden light, offering a spectacular, mesmerising and soul-stirring view.

The Journey Experience

The journey on the Gatimaan Express is an adventure in itself. From the moment you set foot on the train, you're treated to the Indian Railways' hospitality. The seats are comfortable, and the large windows offer breathtaking views. It's a smooth ride, so sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey.
Agra Fort
A stone's throw away from the Taj, the Agra Fort is a massive red sandstone fortress that encapsulates the grandeur of the Mughal Empire. Its intricate architecture and the history behind its walls are fascinating.
Mehtab Bagh
For a unique and less crowded view of the Taj Mahal, head to Mehtab Bagh. This char bagh complex lies directly opposite the Taj, across the Yamuna River, and is the perfect spot for some tranquil moments and picturesque sunsets.

Indulging in Local Cuisine

Agra's cuisine is a delightful homage to its rich cultural tapestry. Be sure to try the Agra Petha, a sweet made from pumpkin, and the spicy Mughlai dishes that testify to the city's historical indulgence in culinary arts.

Cultural Experiences

Take advantage of the opportunity to explore the local markets for handicrafts and souvenirs. A night walk through the city offers glimpses of Agra's vibrant life, people, and traditions.

Staying in Agra

From luxurious hotels offering views of the Taj Mahal to budget-friendly guesthouses, Agra accommodates every traveller's needs. Booking in advance is recommended, especially during the peak tourist season.


An overnight trip to Agra is more than just a visit to the Taj Mahal. It's a journey through India's rich history, a feast for your taste buds, and a chance to witness the architectural genius of the Mughal era. The magic of Agra is best experienced slowly, with each moment savoured and each sight cherished. So, pack your bags and let the City of Love enchant you with its timeless beauty.