Things to do in Fatehpur Sikri

Our most recommended things to do in Fatehpur Sikri

Agra: City Day Tour with Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Lunch

1. Agra: City Day Tour with Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Lunch

Prepare for a full day in Agra City, a city of love (the Taj Mahal), history (Agra Fort), and amazing local bazaars with traditional food. Your driver and guide will meet you at your requested location in Agra, from where you will set off for your adventure in a private vehicle. Your guide for the day will begin by briefing you on what your day will be like. They will also provide you with all the information of what you need to bring with you, as well as what is not permitted inside the monuments. Depending on the weather conditions, you will first move to the Taj Mahal, where you will have plenty of time for amazing pictures throughout your memorable visit. You will then be taken for a traditional lunch, containing Indian herbs and spices (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian) in a western standard restaurant. Following lunch, enjoy the local arts and crafts, seeing the traditional art work of Mughals. You will also learn how the Taj Mahal was built, as well as how they decorated the Taj Mahal in the past. Following that, you will be taken to Agra fort: the big and beautiful fort of Mughals. Once there, discover the spot from where the king used to admire the Taj Mahal from Agra Fort, overlooking the River Yamuna. After your Agra Fort visit, you will be taken to Fatehpur Sikri, a town which is about 40 kilometers from Agra (optional). At the conclusion of your tour, your guide will check with you if you wish to see anything else, before they drop you off to your requested location in Agra,

From Delhi: Overnight Taj Mahal & Agra City Tour by Car

2. From Delhi: Overnight Taj Mahal & Agra City Tour by Car

Spend 2 days visiting some of India’s most iconic monuments. Take in the beauty of the Taj Mahal, both at sunrise and sunset. Tour the Agra Fort and visit the Baby Taj and Sunset Point. Enjoy an excursion to the magnificent Fatehpur Sikri also known as the Ghost Town. Detailed Itinerary Day 1: Delhi to Agra 08.00: Pick-up in Delhi and drive to Agra by air-conditioned car 11:30: Check in at the hotel (the guide will meet you in the hotel lobby) 13:00: Visit the tomb of Itmad ud Daulah (also known as the Baby Taj) 14:00: Lunch at a multi-cuisine restaurant (not included in the tour price) 15:00: Visit Agra Fort, where Emperor Shah Jahan was imprisoned 16.30: Visit the Mahtab Garden and take in the sunset at the Taj Mahal 20:00: Drop off at hotel for the overnight stay in Agra city Day 2: Agra to Delhi 06:00: After an early breakfast, your driver will pick you up at your hotel 06:20: Visit the Taj Mahal with your guide to marvel at the outstanding beauty of India’s most renowned monument at sunrise 09:30: Enjoy a full breakfast and check out of the hotel 10.00: Head out on an excursion to Fatehpur Sikri, a perfectly preserved red stone ghost town that was the estranged capital of Emperor Akbar, built in 1569 AD. It was deserted when it’s water supply failed 14:00: Lunch at a multi-cuisine restaurant (not included in the tour price) 15:00: Head back to Delhi in air-conditioned comfort

From Jaipur: Same Day Taj Mahal Private Tour

3. From Jaipur: Same Day Taj Mahal Private Tour

In the early morning at 6:30 AM, the driver will receive you and head towards Agra. On the way to Agra, stop at Fatehpur Sikri, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1986. Upon arrival in Agra, head towards the magical allure of the Taj Mahal. Words can’t justify its beauty and you’ve got to see it for yourself. This is what draws tourists to Agra like moths to a wondrous flame. Despite the hype, it’s every bit as good as you’ve heard. Enjoy a guided tour of the other spectacular sights of Agra. Then, drive to Agra Fort (Red Fort). Spread over a sprawling 94 acres, this massive red sandstone fort lies parallel to the Yamuna River and is situated 2 kilometers northwest of the Taj Mahal. The Agra Fort (Red Fort) was originally occupied by Sikarwar Rajputs and was later captured by the Lodi rulers of Delhi. In 1526, after the Lodi’s were defeated in the Battle of Panipat, the victor Emperor Babur took over the fort. After losing the fort briefly to the Suri rulers, it was eventually reclaimed by Akbar, who made Agra his capital. Have lunch at a restaurant of your choice. Suggestions will of course be given on where to eat if you wish. Afterwards, head toward Baby Taj - the Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra. Often described as a 'jewel box,' it is regarded as a draft of the Tāj Mahal. Then, you will be transferred back to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, the driver will drop you off at your designated place with lots of good memories of the tour. 

From Delhi: Private 2-Day Taj Mahal & Agra Tour 

4. From Delhi: Private 2-Day Taj Mahal & Agra Tour 

Day 1: Begin your tour with a driver pickup from your hotel in Delhi at around 9 AM. Set off for Agra where you will embark on a 2-day adventure through the city. When you arrive in Agra, first, check-in the hotel and freshen up. Then, meet your guide and head over to your first destination - the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, also known as the Baby Taj. Admire this beautiful marble monument before taking a short lunch break at a multi-cuisine restaurant (at own expense). After lunch, head over to the imposing Agra Fort, one of the most important Indo-Islamic architectural marvels. Continue the tour to your next stop, the Mehtab Garden. This gorgeous garden is also known as the Sunset Point and from here, witness the Taj Mahal changing its color to orange hue at sunset. Call it a day and get dropped off at your hotel for your overnight stay in Agra. Day 2: Start the next at around 6 AM when your driver will pick you up from your hotel. Set off for a Sunrise tour of the Taj Mahal. Follow your guide as you explore the iconic and incredible monument at dawn and witness the gorgeous facade changing its hue into pink. Visit the inside of the mausoleum and the mosque. Then, stroll around the Gardens of Paradise while clicking those Instagram-worthy shots. After this, enjoy a full breakfast at your hotel before leaving for an excursion to Fatehpur Sikri - a perfectly preserved red-stone ghost town, which was the former capital of Mughal emperor Akbar. The town itself is an epitome of Indo-Islamic architecture and is a sight to witness. After exploring this stunning town and having lunch (at your own expense), head back to Delhi in an air-conditioned vehicle.

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What people are saying about Fatehpur Sikri

Great and efficient way to see the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. The guide was so helpful! Afterwards you get to tour around local artisans (Persian rugs, jewelery, marble), which is great if you want to buy any goods before you leave.

We had an Amazing day, visiting the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. our Guide Danyal Choudhary was very helpful and informative. He took us to all the right places to shop, too. Overall a very memorable day.

our driver and guide were very good. I recommend this experience, it makes the day much easier.

Professional servide, good communication and guide and drive informative and ponctual.

Vini showed us around . He was really helpful and took nice pictures !