Day 1: Jaipur to Agra - 149 mi/240 km (L)
8am - You'll be picked up from the airport or your hotel in Jaipur. You will enjoy a scenic drive to Agra which will take about 4 hours to get to the city of the Taj Mahal in Agra.
11am - Enroute to Agra, you'll stop at 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. The elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day. After your short visit at Fatehpur Sikri, you'll continue your journey to Agra which is about 1 hour away.
1pm - You'll stop for lunch which will be provided by one of the best local air-conditioned restaurants.
4pm - You'll enjoy the shopping in Agra which is known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and soft stone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in Zari embroidery work. Agra's major handicraft products besides inlay work are: leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewelry and embroidery work.
You'll spend the night at Crystal Sarover Primer/Four Point by Sheraton or similar
Day 2: Agra Sightseeing and drive to Delhi (B,L)
8am - You'll be picked up from your hotel in Agra and visit the Taj Mahal unless it's a Friday due to the Taj Mahal being closed on Fridays. You'll be able to visit the world's best-known tomb which stands testimony to the timeless love story of the 17th century. Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan and his queen Mumtaz Mahal.
11:30am - You'll visit the Imposing 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 & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire.
1pm - You'll stop for a lunch break. Lunch will be provided at the best local air-conditioned restaurant.
2pm – After visiting Agra, you'll enjoy your scenic drive to Delhi where you will be dropped off at the airport or your hotel.