Experience the magnificent beauty of one of the Seven Wonders of the World with the same day Taj Mahal private tour from Jaipur. This full-day excursion is an ideal way to explore the stunning Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a symbol of love, architecture, and history.
Agra fascinates tourists from all around the world with its historic Mughal-era sites. As part of India’s Golden Triangle tourist circuit, which includes Jaipur and Delhi, it is home to some of the most exquisite monuments including the Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra Fort – all listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Embark on a one day trip from Jaipur today for a chance to explore these incredible places in depth with an experienced guide at your side. Discover iconic locations like Itmad-ud-Daula, learn about their history and significance in India’s culture – make memories that will last forever!
Your day will begin with a 6:00 am pickup from desired location in Jaipur and you'll enjoy a 5-hour scenic drive to Agra.
En-route stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri, which has been described as “the world’s most perfectly preserved ghost town.” 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. By 10:00 am you'll leave Fatehpur Sikri and continue drive to Agra which should take about one hour from Fatehpur Sikri.
Upon reaching Agra, you will meet your guide and he will take you to visit the Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A trip to Agra would not be complete without a visit to this shimmering vision of domes and minarets. The world's best-known tomb stands testimony to the timeless love story of the 17th century Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan and his wife, Queen Mumtaz Mahal. (The Taj Mahal is closed every Friday.)
After lunch you'll visit the magnificient Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, this huge fort is made of red sandstone. The maze of the courtyards, mosques and private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire.
After exploring Agra Fort, enjoy shopping tour of Agra to explore the local handicrafts centers of the city where we can look for Agra's major handicraft items besides marble inlay work, fine quality carpets, jewelry and embroidery, brassware, leather goods, etc.
After visiting the places in Agra, you will be driven back to Jaipur, upon reaching dropped you off at your hotel or airport.
Please note that the exact schedule and timings of the tour may vary depending on the season, traffic conditions, and other factors. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing, carry a camera, and follow the instructions of your guide for a safe and enjoyable experience.