Agra is the city of the inimitable Taj Mahal. The story of agra beigns much earlier then the Taj, However it finds mention in the epic Mahabharata when it was called Agrabana are Paradise. Ptolemy, the famous second century A.D. geographer, marked it on his map of the world as Agra. Tradition and legend ascribe the present city of Raja Badal Singh (around 1475 A.D.) whose Fort, Badalgarh, Stood on or near the site of the present Fort. However, the 12th century A.D. persian poet Salman, too, Speaks of a desperate assault on the forrtress of Agra, then held by one King Jaipal, by sultan Mahmud of Ghazni. It was Mughals who finally nurtured Agra with the finest monuments architects could design : The Taj Mahal of Shah Jhan, Agra Fort of Akbar, Itmad-Ud-Daulah and neighbouring Sikandra are but few of the many that spangle the city, each of which stands in mute testimony to the city's grandur over the ages.
Fatehpur Sikri is an epic in red sandstone. A city of yeasteryear, today lost in the mists of time. Fatehpur Sikri was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar during 1564 A.D.. Mughal Emperor Akbar had no heir. He visited holy men to enlist their prayers for his son. When he visited Sheikh Salim Chishti who was living at the village of Sikri the saint foretold the emperor that he would be blessed with a son. When is son was born, he is gratitude, constructed his capital city and named it Fatehpur Sikri. Later, due to sortage of water and unrest in North-West, Akbar has to abandon this city. The beautiful marvel tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti still attract thousands who seek blessings of the revered saint. Other renowned places are Dewane-e-Am, Dewane-e-Khaas, Buland Darwaja, Panch Mahal, Jodha Bai Palace and Birbal Bhawan. Fatehpur Sikri is about 39 K.M. from Agra.
Open Time : Sunrise to Sunset.
Location : Agra - Ex. Jaipur
Duration : 1 Night 2 Days
Day 1 : Jaipur to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri (approx 5 hrs drive)
Drive from Jaipur hotel to Agra via Visit to Fatehpur sikri On arrival stay at Agra Hotel & Visit Agra Fort , Taj Malal ( Taj Mahal is close every Friday )etc.
Day2 : Agra to Delhi (Approx. 205 Kms/ 04 Hrs.)
Morning local & drive to to Delhi Via SIKANDRA by surface Transfer at Delhi railway stn OR Delhi Airport.
Package Inclusive :
Package With other options
Option I : Budget Hotel Option : INR 17500 for 2 Pax
Option II : Standard Option : INR 18500 for 2 Pac
Option III : Deluxe Option : INR 19700 for 2 Pac