Bharatpur Private Same Day Tour With Fatehpur Sikri

Cultural & Theme Tours in Agra

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Have an Excursion to Bharatpur, visiting Fatehpur Sikri and Deeg, this was the capital of Jat rulers of Rajasthan. Badan Singh the Jat ruler built the palace. In this tour you'll visit 3 tourist attraction near Agra. First, you'll be taken to Fatehpur Sikri where you'll have a guided tour of the fort builed by the third Mughal Emperor Akbar and the you'll drive to Bharatpur to visit the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary. The park spans in an area of 29 square kms and is home to 5 species of lizards, 365 bird species, 376 floral species, 7 turtle species, 13 species of snakes, 40 species of fish and then to Deeg and drive back to Agra.
7:30 AM  After breakfast, Driver will pick you from your hotel in Agra and drive to Fatehpur Sikri, Popularly known as the Ghost city or deserted capital. This city was the second capital of Mughal king Akbar, He built the city inhabited it and then abondoned it after 14 Years. This UNESCO protected monument houses Deewan e Aam, Deewan e Khaas, Panch mahal, Turkish sultana palace, Jodhabai`s palace, Mariam`s palace etc. Outside the royal palaces is the religious section ,certainly worth a a visit, This section has two entry gates, Small one is called Royal gate and the other one is the Buland darwaza, The second one is the highest gateway built by the emperor to commemorate his victory over Gujarat. Inside there is a beautiful mosque called Jami masjid,and a white marble mausoleum of a Sufi saint Hazrat Khwaja Sheikh Saleem Chishti. 12:30 PMAfter Sightseeing, stop for a lunch break at a Multi Cuisine Restraunt and after proceed to bird Sanctuary. Drive for 20 kms to a famous bird sanctuary known as Keoladeo Bird sanctuary. The park spans in an area of 29 square kms and is home to 5 species of lizards, 365 bird species, 376 floral species, 7 turtle species, 13 species of snakes, 40 species of fish and lot of other invertebrates, You can spot local birds such as Spoonbills, Egrets, white ibis, painted storks, purplemoorhen and some migratory birds such as siberian cranes arriving to multiply their numbers. 04:00 PM After the bird Sanctuary, drive to Deeg. This was the capital of Jat rulers before they shifted to Bharatpur. Badan Singh the Jat ruler built the palace here but had to face several attacks. Then his son Surajmal built a fortress around the palace. These rulers were much influenced by the splendors of mughal courts and palaces, They also followed the pattern of mughal gardens-Charbagh (four quartered garden system), rows of fountains and trees serve to bring down the temperature. There are two big tanks-Gopal sagar and Roop sagar supplying water to the palace and Fountains. After all sightseeings, Drive back to Agra and drop at your Hotel

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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