1-Day Trip to The Taj Mahal, Agra with Fatehpur Sikri from Jaipur

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  • 14 hr

On this 14-hour trip, you will leave early in the morning from Jaipur, and see two beautiful and mysterious UNESCO sites, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra Fort. Along the way to Agra is the world-famous Taj Mahal. You will have the option to shop for goods while in Agra, and will get to appreciate the work of the locals. You can enjoy an included lunch at a local restaurant as well.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Jaipur

Your 4-hour journey to Agra begins after a 6am pickup from your hotel, airport or accommodations in Jaipur.

Duration: 4 hour

Stop At: Fatehpur Sikri

First we visit The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri is approximately 1-hour from Agra. It has been described as “the world’s most perfectly preserved ghost town," you'll have the option to learn about this ghost town from your guide. Built by Akbar in the late 16th century, it was abandoned after only 14 years, and the elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Taj Mahal

Next we visit visit the magnificent Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays), a UNESCO World Heritage Site one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. It's a wealth of white marble and semi-precious stone – « undoubtedly the highlight of the tour ».

Duration: 2 hour

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After this visit, have lunch, which will be provided at a local restaurant.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Agra Fort

Finally we visit yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the imposing Agra Fort, built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D. This huge fort is made of red sandstone, and its interior reflects an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sanskriti's Imperial Gems

Enjoy some shopping in Agra, 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 also include leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewellery and embroidery work.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Agra

After a memorable day you will be driven back to Jaipur, arriving back at your hotel, or airport in Jaipur.

Duration: 4 hour
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