Private Full-Day Trip to the Taj Mahal Fatehpur Sikri and Agra Fort from Jaipur

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Tour description

Visit three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in and around Agra on a full-day 15-hour private tour from Jaipur. Take in the wonders of the Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, and Agra Fort, and have the option go shopping in Agra in the afternoon. Includes private vehicle and local guide, entrance fees, lunch, and hotel or airport pickup and drop-off.

Start with pickup from your hotel in Jaipur or the airport, then make the 4-hour journey by air-conditioned vehicle to Agra.About one hour from Agra, stop to see Fatehpur Sikri, a World Heritage Site that has been described as a 'perfectly preserved ghost town.' Featuring a number of elegant buildings, the fortified city was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century, then was abandoned after only 14 years.Once you have toured Fatehpur Sikri, continue into Agra and your first destination there, the Taj Mahal. This World Heritage Site was built by the 17th-century Mughal Emperor for his wife, and it contains numerous domes and minarets, long reflection pools, and lots of gleaming marble.Take a break for lunch at a local restaurant, then visit yet another World Heritage Site, the Agra Fort, which dates to 1565 AD and is another creation of Emperor Akbar. The interior of the red sandstone fort combines Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles.Go shopping for some of the renowned handicrafts of Agra, such as works of marble and soft-stone inlay, leather, brass, jewelry, and embroidery. Then end your tour with transfer back to your hotel in Jaipur, or the airport in Jaipur, arriving at about 9pm.

What's included

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Evening tea

What's not included