A feather to the cap of incredible! India, Agra has earned its name world-wide as city of love or city of Taj, and becomes the most famous tourist destination of India that attracts tourism from all the corner of world. This city received a tag of one of the Seven Wonders of the World as well as a UNESCO World Heritage site, a crown monument of the world “Taj Mahal”. Some more monuments can be seen on this Jaipur to Agra tour like Agra Fort and Baby Taj (other name of this monument is Itimad-ud-daula tomb).
As you enter the premises of Taj Mahal, your excitement will be at zenith and your dream is about to come true. After covering distance of 50 meter, you will find a wonderful gigantic gate that is decorated with verses of the Quran and has been inlaid with semi-precious stones. After making your way inside through this gigantic gateway, the breathtaking monument is in front of your eyes, you cannot take your eyes off; nothing is there except Taj Mahal, so you cannot ignore the beauty of this monument.
This tour known as a weekend tour from Jaipur to Agra is full of excitement, fun and knowledge. On the way from Jaipur to Agra off the road, you can visit one other world heritage site that is Fatehpur Sikri which used to be a capital of India under the reign of Emperor Akbar, and the birth place of fourth Mughal ruler Jahangir, nowadays is an abandoned city. This city is blessed with the finest Mughal architectural that is going to make you speechless.
Day 01: Start from Jaipur
After having breakfast, you can board your vehicle and be ready to go to Agra, en route, you will stop at fatehpur sikri, one of the world heritage sights, and the erstwhile capital of The Mughal dynasty which also harbours the pious dargah or shrine of Sufi Saint Salim Chisti, also you will find many graves over there which are still counting. These graves are of the descendants of Sufi saint and this tradition of burying his descendants still followed with full religiosity.
Every year millions of tourists turn out to be there to pay homage. This is an ideal place to spend quality of time. After completion of sightseeing, you will be driven straight to the hotel in Agra, on arrival, check–in the pre-booked hotel, after that, you are having free day for shopping or enjoying the property.
Day 02: Agra
With the first ray of dawn, you will be standing there in front of the Taj Mahal speechless and awe-struck with its beauty. This mausoleum is a final resting place of king and queen. The shahajahan, the fifth Mughal ruler has commissioned this monument to fulfill the last wish of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal to make their love immortal. The emperor employed Persian architect to build the monument that is why the Persian influence can be seen on this building. While making a tour of this monument one can easily examine that Islamic architecture has immensely dominated the architecture of Taj Mahal.
After coming out of the premises of Taj Mahal you will have your breakfast. Then, you can visit Agra fort erstwhile fort-cum-palace of many Mughal rulers. Many Mughal rulers as contributed in making this fort so in total, the extension and decoration of this fort lasted for ninety five years by a series of Mughal rulers. Then after coming out of the fort you will have an overnight stay at the same hotel.
Day03: Agra - departure to Jaipur
After having breakfast, you will be taken back to Jaipur and will be dropped at your place. Weekend tour from Jaipur to Agra is an ideal for those tourists who don’t have much time to travel, just because of this reason, weekend tour has been one of the most preferred itineraries for person who visit India on short notice.