Apr 11, 2016

Special Train Package by IRCTC on Gatiman Express for Agra Tour

Special train package for those interested in touring Agra on India's fastest train Gatiman Express, which is on the run from last 2 weeks, is finally announced by IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism company).

As we all know Agra is a part of golden triangle in Indian touring circuit. Your visit to India is not considered to be complete without touring Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. While New Delhi is capital city, Jaipur is pink city, the city of Agra is world famous for the awesome architecture of Taj Mahal. All 3 cities are important part of Mughal era too.

List of Agra Tour Packages
List of Agra Tour Packages

With this announcement of special train one can go for sight seeing in double quick time. This is because not only one can now travel fast on Gatiman Express but can also do tajmahal ticket booking online to see it. This saves plenty of time as both the tickets can be booked using IRCTC online ticket booking services.

Agra tour can be booked online on IRCTC tourism site. There are more than one agra tour packages listed there. New Agra package is expected to be an important milestone in history of India Tourism, specially in railway tourism.

One day Agra Travel Package

The major highlights of this travel package are:

  • One day full tour of Agra.
  • Charges for Indian men/women is Rs. 2100 per day and for children is Rs 2000.
  • Charges for adult foreigners is Rs. 3900 and Rs. 2000 for children.
  • As per package details, as soon as train reaches Agra at 9.50 AM the officials of IRCTC will welcome tourists in traditional way and take them to Taj Mahal.
  • Lunch will be provided in restaurant at 1 pm and at 2 pm the party will go to see Agra fort.
  • At 5 pm guests will be dropped at Agra Cantt railway station from where they can return to Delhi.
  • Package include English/ Hindi guide, AC vehicles for transit, and tickets of Taj Mahal and Agra fort.

Two day One Night Agra Tour Package

  • In this package guests will stay in 5 star hotel overnight.
  • Charges for Indian citizens in Rs 14,500 and for foreigners is  Rs 17,600 only.
  • If tourists decide to stay in 1 room, the charges are Rs 10,800 for Indians and Rs 13,900 for foreigners.
  • In two days guests will be touring Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandara, Fatehpur sikri, itmad ud daulah, and mehtab bagh, all the famous and popular travel destinations in Agra,

Important notes for Agra package on Gatiman Express train

  • Train will run each day of Week except for Friday.
  • Reason behind non running of train on Friday being Taj Mahal remain close on Friday's.
  • Gatiman Express (train no: 12050) starts from Hazrat Nizamuddin station in Delhi at 8.10 Am and will not stop anywhere during its run to Agra, where it will reach at 9.50 Am.
  • Return train will leave Agra Cantt, its starting station, at 5.50 pm and will reach Nizamuddin at 7.30 pm same day.
You can login to irctc tourism for more packages.


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