Agra Fatehpur Sikri Tour

Destination : Delhi-Agra-Fatehpur
Tour Package Duration : 01 Night / 02 Days
Discover some famous heritage sites, places defining the cultural and religious aspects in a single tour. For those who want to go on a small trip, Agra Fatehpur Sikri Tour is one of the best possible options. The heritage places are full of forts and monuments and natural beauties as well. Explore and enjoy the places to your heart’s content.
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Popular for the signature monument, Taj Mahal, Agra has many other reasons for its popularity. You cannot ignore the other splendid heritage sites of the city. Works of marble inlays will definitely leave you in utter surprise. Indulging yourself in buying those is an experience which you will cherish forever.

The name Fatehpur Sikri evokes a kind of nostalgia of Indian history. Built by the great Mughal Emperor, Akbar, it displays great work of architecture. The well preserved palace buildings and the still used mosque reminds of brilliant Indo-Islamic work. Places to see in Fatehpur Sikri are many. From the Buland Darwaza to the tomb of Saikh Salim Chisti, there are various other noteworthy monuments. Birbal Bhawan is the place dedicated to one of the nine jewels of Akbar. This trip to Agra will surely make you enjoy. Don’t waste your precious time thinking about it. Just go for it; you will surely not be disappointed by taking this package while you are on India Tour.

Day 01 : DELHI - AGRA (203 kms. 4 hrs. 30 min. approx.)

Drive to Agra through the Indian country side. Upon arrival proceed to the Taj Mahal to see the architectural modern day wonder of the world, the incomparable Taj Mahal. This monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Built in 1652 by Emperor Shah Jahan. Agra the zenith of art and an enshrined romance. Taj Mahal a poem in white marble which took 22 years to build by 20,000 skilled artisans who inlaid the white marble edifice with precious and semi precious stones. Agra town lives mainly in the past. Once the seat of Mughal rulers. Their passion for building endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world.

After sight-seeing the Taj Mahal, you are taken to a first class hotel for a sumptuous buffet lunch.

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The tour continues with a visit to the Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort which lies across the river Jamuna. It was here that Aurangzeb the third son of Shah Jahan kept his father under house arrest, from where the Emperor spent the last years of his life gazing at the tomb of his beloved.

This is followed by a visit to the marble factory to witness the inlay work of precious and semi-precious stones into marble. The tour terminates and you are transferred to your hotel for overnight stay. (Lunch included).

Day 02 : AGRA - FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA - DELHI (275 kms. 6 hrs. approx.)

After breakfast at the hotel an excursion to the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri built in red sandstone in honour of Saint Salim Chisti who foretold the birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar, is an example of robust stability combined with originality. Each important edifice here represents a type by itself. Notable among them is the Diwane Khas, Punch Mahal, the Tomb of Salim Chisti, and the Buland Darwaza. (Breakfast included)

Return to Agra. You are free for independent activities.