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

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am Hotel pickups commence prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located hotel or accommodation in Agra
  • Return Details :
    Your desired location in Jaipur. Please note that this tour does not return to Agra.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Make the journeyfrom Agra to Jaipur byair-conditioned minivan, visiting two of Northern India's jewels along the way.Just west of Agra,Fatehpur Sikri is a small World Heritage-listed city founded by a 16th-century Mughal emperor. Continuing toAbhaneri, marvel at one of the most beautifulstepwellsin India, known for its geometrical architecture and design. This is a unique spot for photography lovers, and something you won't see if you travel byair or train.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Day trip (destination A to B)

Know More about this tour

Your Driver will meet you at your hotel in Agra at 9am.Board the air-conditioned minivan and head west toUttar 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 thehighest gateway in the world and marks the main entrance to the palace atFatehpur Sikri.

Ninety minutes later you will arrive at Fatehpur sikri itself where your guide will explain the history of theBuland Darwaza one of the finest surviving examples ofMughal 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 panoramaonce 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 Jaipurwhere you will be dropped off at your desired destination. Please note that this tour does not return to Agra.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup in Agra and drop-off in Jaipur
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide only at Fatehpur Sikri
  • One-way private transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 5 years

A maximum of 12 people per booking

Dress code is smart casual, avoid sleeveless and shorts as you may restricted to enter places of worship.

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

NOTE: This tour begins in Agra and ends in Jaipur. It does not return to Agra.