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Luxury Trains to Explore Agra

Luxury trains in India provide kingly journeys to their guests onboard. The destinations include world famous tourism hotspots. The itineraries are well planned in a way that you get sufficient time during the sightseeing trips. There is also some time alloted /planned so guests can take part in exciting activities on their luxury tour.

The award winning Luxury trains in India includes Agra on their tour destination list. Agra is part of the Golden Triangle and houses several monumental wonders like the magnificent Agra Fort, romantic Taj Mahal, etc.

Here is a list of luxury train journeys that have Agra on their itinerary. There are also activities to participate in at Agra apart from seeing the awe – inspiring ancient structures.

Taj Mahal

The Deccan Odyssey

There are two journeys that includes Agra in their itineraries.

1. The Indian Odyssey

This weeklong tour covers the best of sightseeing spots like Jaipur, Udaipur Agra, Delhi, and many more. Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal and the finest Mughal architecture – Agra Fort. There is also a mini marble mausoleum, the Itmad-ud-Daulah popularly termed the ‘Baby Taj’ due to its similarity to the marble structure Taj Mahal. The Royal Pavilions and the ‘Hall of Public Audience – Diwan-e-Am is sure to leave you amazed.

Activities to do at Agra / Timings of Activities

  • Lunch is arranged at City Hotel.
  • There is a local market selling Mughal artifacts & priced ornaments. You may go window shopping to view the talent in the artifacts or indulge in light shopping.
  • OR There is also an optional Spa at the Hotel too.

2. The Indian Sojourn

This is a 7 Nights / 8 Days long journey covering alluring places like the Ranthambore National Park, the marble structure – Taj Mahal and many more. Explore the rich culture of ancient heritage while admiring the beauty in this journey of immense luxury. The Day 5 of the Indian Sojourn itinerary stops for a day long sightseeing experience of the city of Mughal dynasty.

Activities to do at Agra / Timings of Activities

  1. Have Lunch at City Hotel.
  2. Indulge in light shopping or go window shopping at the local market sells Pierta Dura which is marble inlay & Mughal ornaments.
  3. OR You may want to indulge in an optional Spa at the Hotel too.

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Palace on Wheels

Palace on Wheels offers a week long journey where you get to visit the most spectacular world famous sites including UNESCO World Sites & Heritage structures. The 7 Nights/ 8 Days tour takes you to visit the Seven Wonders of the World – The Taj Mahal on Day -7.

Activities to do at Agra / Timings of Activities

On arrival at Agra, there is a city tour of Agra wherein you get to view the oldest structures in History that showcase Mughal & Rajput  architecture.

  • Shopping: One of the most exciting activities to do on this Agra tour is to indulge in shopping. Shopping favorites include jewelery, leather goods, and mini marble souvenirs that showcase their amazing talent.
  • Sound and Lights Show: This is the most talked about show that is held at the evening time. It tells of the historic culture and eras gone by.
  • Dinner at City Hotel: A special dinner is served at a city hotel in Agra before you leave for Delhi for your last day departure.

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Maharajas Express Train

Apart from ‘The Southern Jewels’ & ‘The Southern Sojourn’ journeys, all other journeys of the splendid Maharaja Express include the hot destination called Agra.

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 Journey: Heritage of India (7 Nights/ 8 Days)

Activities to do at Agra / Timings of Activities

  • Champagne Breakfast at Hotel Taj Khema
  • Visit to the UNESCO Heritage Site – Taj Mahal

Journey: Treasures of India (3 Nights / 4 Days)

  • On the very first day of this trip, you get to see the marble wonder structure – Taj Mahal.
  • At evening, watch the culture show called ‘Mohabbat- the Taj Show’.

Journey: Gems of India (3 Nights / 4 Days)

  • Visit to the World’s Seventh Wonder – Taj Mahal
  • Champagne Breakfast @ Taj Khema
  • Visit Fatehpur Sikri- a city with several monumental wonders/ Itmad-ud-daula Tomb
  • Post Lunch sightseeing @ Agra Fort OR Rejuvenate @ Spa in a 5- star Hotel OR Shopping spree
  • At evening, watch the culture show called ‘Mohabbat- the Taj Show’.

Journey: The Indian Splendor (7 Nights/ 8 Days)

  • Champagne Breakfast @ 7. am in Taj Khema
  • Choose between a visit to the Agra Fort/ Spa at a 5- star Hotel.
  • Watch the culture show called ‘Mohabbat- the Taj Show’.

Journey: The Indian Panorama (7 Nights/ 8 Days)

  • Champagne Breakfast @ Taj Khema
  • Visit Jain Cave Structures, Gwalior Fort, & Saas- Bahu Temple OR
  • Spa @ Palace Hotel
  • Visit to Jai Vilas Palace for various artifacts @ evening.
  • Sip on Hi – Tea @ Palace compound after seeing amazing collection.

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