Agra Sight Seeing - Agra Conducted Tours
Agra Day Trip
Shatabdi to Shatabdi Agra Day Trip
We did what is known as a ‘Shatabdi to Shatabdi’ trip. The trick is to take the morning (6.15 am) Bhopal Shatabdi Express to Agra Cant. (8.15 am ish arrival) and take the evening Bhopal Shatabdi (8.22 pm) from Agra Cant. to reach Delhi the same day at 10.30 at night.
Mughal Heritage Trail
Mughal Heritage Trail is a tourism initiative that offers unique experience of real Agra - the culture and handicrafts. More details of Heritage Walk
UPSTDC Agra Sight Seeing conducted tour
UP government run, UPSTDC, operates conducted tours daily (except on Fridays as Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays).
The conducted tour covers Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fathepur Sikri.
The tour begins at 10:15AM from Agra Cantonment Station and ends by 6:30 PM. This is popular amongst day trippers from Delhi.
Reservations for this sight seeing tour can be made at UPSTDC enquiry counter at Agra Cantonment Railway Station (Tel: 0562- 2421204) or at UPSTDC, Taj Khema, Near Taj Mahal Eastern Gate (Tel: 0562-2330140)
Shatabdi to Shatabdi Agra Tour
At the pre-paid taxi counter at Agra Cantonment Station, taxi operators offer what is called as "Shatabdi to Shatabdi Tour". The taxi will cover all the important monuments at Agra and Fatehpur Sikri. Options include AC and Non AC taxis. It is called as "Shatabdi to Shatabdi" tour as many day trippers from Delhi reach Agra by Bhopal Shatabdi from Delhi, hire the taxi for the day and get back to the railway station in time for Bhopal Shatabdi which starts from Agra Cantt at 8:20 PM
UPSTDC Fathepur Sikri Tour
UPSTDC conducts Fathepur only tour starting at 10:15 from Agra Cantonment Station. This is an interesting option for those who want to capture the glory of Taj Mahal at Sunrise and be back for the fascinating Sunset view of Taj Mahal. Reservations for Fathepur Sikri Tour can be made at UPSTDC enquiry counter at Agra Cantonment Railway Station (Tel: 0562- 2421204) or at UPSTDC, Taj Khema, Near Taj Mahal Eastern Gate (Tel: 0562-2330140)