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Private Day Trip to Fatehpur Sikri And Abhaneri Stepwells From Agra To Jaipur

Your Driver will meet you at your hotel in Agra at 9am. Board the air-conditioned minivan and head west to Uttar Pradesh. After around one hour you will see the Buland Darwaza, also known as the "Gate of Magnificence". Built in 1601 and standing 40 meters high, the Buland Darwaza is the highest gateway in the world and marks the main entrance to the palace at Fatehpur Sikri. Ninety minutes later you will arrive at Fatehpur Sikri itself where your guide will explain the history of the Buland Darwaza – one of the finest surviving examples of Mughal architecture – an imposing structure built from red and buff sandstone, and decorated with black and white marble.Stroll around Diwan-E-Khas, the royal chamber where Emperor Akbar held important meetings with members of his court. Grandly decorated with precious stones, it stands out among the other palace buildings and makes a beautiful backdrop for photographs. For the best views, head to the Pancha Mahal and admire the scenic panorama once enjoyed by royal ladies and their guests.Get back into the minivan for a 3-hour drive to Abhaneri, where you will visit the Chand Baori stepwell. This is one of the oldest and most beautiful landmarks in Rajasthan, built by King Chanda of the Chauhan Dynasty between AD 800 and AD 900. Its geometrical architecture isn't just attractive – it was designed to conserve as much water as possible. After some time to explore and take photos, continue another hour driving toward Jaipur where you will be dropped off at your desired destination. Please note that this tour does not return to Agra.

$192 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Agra Private 2-Day Tour from Jaipur with Delhi Drop-Off

Day 1: Jaipur to Agra - 149 mi/240 km (L)8am - You'll be picked up from the airport or your hotel in Jaipur. You will enjoy a scenic drive to Agra which will take about 4 hours to get to the city of the Taj Mahal in Agra.11am - Enroute to Agra, you'll stop at Fatehpur Sikri which has been described as the world's most perfectly preserved ghost town. Built by Akbar in the late 16th century, it was abandoned after only 14 years. The elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day. After your short visit at Fatehpur Sikri, you'll continue your journey to Agra which is about 1 hour away.1pm - You'll stop for lunch which will be provided by one of the best local air-conditioned restaurants.4pm - You'll enjoy the shopping in Agra which is known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and soft stone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in Zari embroidery work. Agra's major handicraft products besides inlay work are: leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewelry and embroidery work.You'll spend the night at Crystal Sarover Primer/Four Point by Sheraton or similarDay 2: Agra Sightseeing and drive to Delhi (B,L)8am - You'll be picked up from your hotel in Agra and visit the Taj Mahal unless it's a Friday due to the Taj Mahal being closed on Fridays. You'll be able to visit the world's best-known tomb which stands testimony to the timeless love story of the 17th century. Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan and his queen Mumtaz Mahal.11:30am - You'll visit the Imposing Agra Fort (A Unesco World Heritage Site), Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, this huge fort is made of red sandstone. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire.1pm - You'll stop for a lunch break. Lunch will be provided at the best local air-conditioned restaurant.2pm – After visiting Agra, you'll enjoy your scenic drive to Delhi where you will be dropped off at the airport or your hotel.

$70 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Overnight Agra Taj Mahal Tour From Delhi

Day 1: Delhi - Agra Welcome to your Agra Overnight Tour. you will take a breathtaking drive to Agra through the Indian country side. Then take you to Agra, the home of majestic Taj. Upon arrival, you proceed to see the architectural wonder of the World, the unsurpassed Taj Mahal. After sightseeing the Taj Mahal, you are taken to one of the guest restaurants for an extravagant lunch. Late afternoon you visit today Agra Fort and It-mad-Daula's Tomb. River Yamuna, the river of myths flows near Agra Fort. Agra Fort is known for its stone carvings.Inside it you see here palaces, halls, gardens. It is a worth creations of Mughals. The tomb has finest perfections of marble inlay of works. This is followed by a visit to the marble factory to witness the inlay work of precious and semi-precious stones into marble. Overnight Agra Tour The first day of the tour ends here and you will be transferred to your hotel for the overnight stay. Day 2: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi After breakfast, you can take an excursion to the ancient ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri, one of the world heritage sites located at a distance of 37 kilometers from Agra. Fatehpur Sikri was once the capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar and later due to shortage of water it has been shifted to Lahore. At Fatehpur Sikri, the buildings of Mughals masterpieces tell a story of a bygone era. Explore its silent beauty. Once you are done with the Sightseeing of Overnight Agra Tour you proceed to get back to Delhi.

$132 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private Golden Triangle Tour Package 3 Nights & 4 Days Ex Delhi

Day 01: Delhi Arrival – Mathura/Vrindavan – Agra NightArrive you at Delhi Airport/Station/Hotel and proceed for Agra and check into your hotel. Afternoon Sightseeing of Agra. Taj Mahal: The Taj Mahal, the seventh wonder of the world is beautifully crafted with white marble is located in Agra, India. Agra Fort: Agra Fort is a Unesco World Heritage site built alongside the Yamuna river located in Agra.Itmad ud daulah fort: Nicknamed the Baby Taj, the exquisite tomb of Mirza Ghiyas Beg should not be missed. Overnight Agra.  Day 02: Agra Sightseeing’s – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur Night After breakfast drive to Jaipur, enroute visit Fatehpur sikri -  Later you will Reach Jaipur & Check into hotel.Jaigarh Fort is situated on the promontory called the Cheel ka Teela of the Aravalli range.Nahargarh Fort stands on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, overlooking the city of Jaipur. Overnight Jaipur.  Day 03: Jaipur Sightseeing – Night Delhi This morning after breakfast proceed you will be proceed to visit Jaipur S/s: Jantar Mantar: This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country.Hawa Mahal: The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur.City Place: It was the seat of the Maharaja of  Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan.Amber Fort: Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Evening drive to Delhi. On arrival check inn at Hotel. Overnight Delhi. Day 04: Delhi Sightseeing - Departure Morning after breakfast Delhi Sightseeing.The Indian gate was part of the imperial war grave Commission, Which come existence in May 1917  for building war graves and memorials of soldiers killed in the First World War. Rashtrapati Bhavan: The splendour of the Rashtrapati Bhavan is multi-dimensional.The Qutub Minar was commissioned by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, the first Sultan of Delhi, and was completed by his successor - Iltutmish. Lotus Temple: Since its inauguration to public worship in December 1986, the Bahá'í House of Worship in Delhi.Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The Red Fort was built in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor of India Shah Jahan and designed by his daughter Jahanara. In evening we will drop you at Delhi Railway Station / Airport/Hotel.

$90 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Overnight Trip Agra from New Delhi

Day 1 Arrive in Agra Your tour shall start with a warm and affectionate greeting from your stay in Delhi, be it the airport or hotel and then we will continue our journey to Agra via Yamuna Expressway, the 240 km long expressway will make you reach your destination in less than 3 hours and you will be taken straight to your hotel in Agra as we understand that for a satisfying experience your body needs to be completely refreshed.The first place you will visit on this tour is Agra Fort. 4000 workers were employed to craft this piece of art in 1573 on Emperor Akbar’s wish. Built to serve as a recreational home for the royal family but later on, Akbar shifted his capital to Agra and his throne to Agra Fort.The Mughal Dynasty continued to rule from Agra fort until the capital was again shifted to Delhi around 1638. Sensing the importance and the vast history associated with the place it has now been transformed into a Royal Museum.Next, we halt at the Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daula which is also sometimes referred to as Baby Taj and it isn’t located at a far distance and it is also quite beautiful. Once we leave Baby Taj you must have been already tired after a busy day and we will drop you back to your hotel. Day 2Agra Next day early morning just remember to reach Taj Mahal so as to experience once in a lifetime moment of seeing the sunrise from there, when the first ray of sun will fall on Taj and the beauty it will create you will be mesmerized to witness it.As beautiful as Taj Mahal is, it has some interesting and quite dramatic stories associated with it. But tales apart, it is a magnificent experience to see the beauty of Taj from inside and afterward relax in the cool breeze flowing at the back of Taj along river Yamuna and enjoy those cherishing moments of your life.After all this, we will head back to the hotel for breakfast and then it will be time for checkout. Our tour will finish at Fatehpur Sikri which is also an alluring town not very far from Agra. The town was carefully and beautifully planned until a drought hit the town and destroyed it. From the remains of the town, it is still evident that during old days the town had a powerful presence.With this, our overnight tour to Agra will come to a beautiful end and then we will take you back to your hotel or airport in Delhi.Note- The above-mentioned plan has been prepared after due discussion and planning but shall there be any special request and customization you need, feel comfortable to share your views with us. We can also plan your tour as per your request and demands.

$390 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private 5-Day Golden Triangle Tour to Agra and Jaipur from Delhi

Day 1: Arrive in Delhi On arrival at Delhi a representative of the tour operator meets you at the airport and assists you through your check in process at the hotel. Afternoon visit of New Delhi with the central districts where the Government buildings, the India Gate, the Parliament building, In the afternoon visit of the old town, surrounded by walls of red sandstone, is a charming maze of alleyways, is divided into two parts by the silver route, a colorful and lively shops and bazaars. You can visit the Jama Majid, one of the largest mosques in the world, built in 1650. Overnight at hotel. Day 2: Delhi - Agra (B) In the morning after breakfast drive to Agra. On your arrival in Agra a representative of the tour operator meets you and assists you in your hotel check in process. Later you will be taken with your local guide to visit the Agra Fort which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience). Stay overnight at the hotel. Day 3: Agra - Jaipur (B) In the morning after breakfast visit the famous Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is made of white marble and it took 22 years to be built. Go on a tour with your local guide as they explain the history of the structure. Have lunch and then drive to Jaipur; en route stop at Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri was built between 1571 and 1585. It is one of the finest examples of a Mughal architectural splendor. Though the city is in ruins, it is a must visit place for those who visit Agra. Fatehpur Sikri is a place where one should spend some time. The sunset over the ruins of this fort is a sight to be cherished. On your arrival at Jaipur, a representative of the tour operator assist you in your hotel check in process. Stay overnight at the hotel. Day 4: Jaipur (B) In the morning after breakfast meet your local guide and visit the Amber Fort. The Amber Fort was the capital of this state a long time ago. Visit the Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Victory) which is a hall glittering with mirrors. Ascend to the fort on an Elephant back. In the afternoon, go for a sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. It was painted in pink color a century ago in honor of a visiting prince. Ever since, Jaipur has retained this pink color. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, a notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. While in Jaipur, visit the Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory and drive past the Hawa Mahal. Stay overnight at the hotel. Day 05 : Jaipur - Delhi and Transfer to Airport (B) Leave Jaipur for Delhi. En route, halt for lunch. On arrival in Delhi head for the Delhi airport for onward journey