Private Tour: Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri from Agra to Jaipur
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Private Tour: Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri from Agra to Jaipur
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Private Tour: Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri from Agra to Jaipur

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Stop At: Fatehpur Sikri India

Meet your guide at hotel lobby in Agra at 9.00 am and leave for Fatehpur Sikri (approx. 1 hr drive). Visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by Emperor Akbar in 1571 AD in honor of the famous Sufi saint, Salim Chishti. The Mughal capital for only 14 years until abandoned due to lack of water, the buildings, blending Hindu and Islamic styles of architecture.

Lunch at 1:00 PM. For lunch you can choose the cuisine and restaurant your are interested at your own cost.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Abhaneri Historical Place, Abhaneri, Rajasthan 303326, India

After lunch at 1:45 pm drive to Abhaneri village (with a guided tour) is situated on the Agra -Jaipur highway (NH 11) (arrive at approx. 4 pm) near Sikandra in Dausa district. It is an ancient village in Rajasthan famous for its post Gupta or early medieval monuments. The village has contributed numerous pieces of sculpture to various museums worldwide. The name of the village Abhaneri got the name because the local Goddess Harshat Mata is shown portrayed in a joyous mood and spreads brightness or abha all around. The village is said to have been founded by the legendry king Raja Chand and thus the village could be over 3,000 years old.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Chand Baori (Step well), Jaipur-Agra Road, Abhaneri 303313 India

We will visit Harsaht Mata Temple dated back to the tenth century AD. Daily worship is offered to the deity in the temple the ruins of the temple confirm to 10th century architectural and sculptural styles. All walls and styles surroundings around the temple were of carved stone depicting the abodes of God & Goddess Aradhnarishwar, Nag –Nagin, Prem Mudrakan , Natraj , Lors Vishnu and Budhas.

And then to Chand Bauori (Stepwell). Chand Bauori is about 100 feet deep open well with flights of steps on three sides is another 10th century monument. Nobody has been able to count the steps. You will see the two royal toilets with carved windows and Jharokhas, which were used by the Kings & Queens. The water for the royal toilets was used to be pulled from the Bauori with the helps of bulls. There are three tunnels which have opening about 20 km away from Chand Bauori, which were being used by the rulers as escape route in case of attack by the enemies. An encyclopedia of stone architecture showing a fine degree of craftsmanship lies strewn all around the village. Chand Bauori is a unique example of its own kind of stone architecture where one can see the ladies figures with various kinds of musical instruments and the dancing posses.

This tour is concluded in Jaipur. At 5.30 pm, sit back and relax on the drive to your hotel in Jaipur (approx. 1.5 hrs drive).

Duration: 1 hour

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  • Professional English-speaking guide at Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri
  • Hotel pickup in Agra and drop-off in Jaipur
  • All necessary transportation to/from site attractions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Fatehpur Sikri
  • Entry/Admission - Abhaneri Historical Place
  • Entry/Admission - Chand Baori (Step well)
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  • Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions section
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Discount package is available for group size of 2 or more
  • No strict dress code is enforced at tour sites. However, please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; spaghetti straps and short shorts are not recommended
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen with hats or scarf for ladies are highly recommended
  • This private tour operates with a maximum of 8 people


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