The three historically important and iconic cities of Delhi, Agra, and Fatehpur Sikri boast of rich cultural heritage, magnificent architecture, and a fusion of old-world charm with modernity. Our Delhi Agra Fatehpur Sikri tour package offers you an opportunity to explore these three cities in all their glory.
We at "Holidays DNA" at www.delhitourism.travel provide Delhi Agra Fatehpur Sikri Tour Packages aimed at giving you a memorable experience of these historic cities. From the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra to the bustling streets of Delhi and Buland Darwaza in Fatehpur Sikri, our tour packages cover all major attractions of all the cities.
Our "Delhi Agra Fatehpur Sikri Tour Packages" are designed to suit different interests and budgets. Our packages include visits to important places and popular tourist attractions, comfortable accommodations, transportation, and other facilities so that you can make the most of your trip.
Our expert team of travel agents uses their years of experience to organize a tour that brings out the history, culture, and significance of these cities. They will ensure that you have a hassle-free trip based on your budget and travel needs.
Popular Sightseeing Places in Fatehpur Sikri that can be visited with this package
Diwan-i-Aam, or the Hall of Public Audience, is a magnificent structure in Fatehpur Sikri. Mughal Emperor Akbar built it to hold public meetings and gatherings. The hall is a multi-bayed rectangular pavilion that stands on 49 pillars, with an open courtyard.
It was also the place where the Emperor addressed and resolved public grievances. It features beautiful decorations on its walls and pillars, showcasing the intricate work of Mughal architecture.
2. Panch Mahal
The Panch Mahal is a five-story palace commissioned by Akbar for Mughal queens and other noblewomen to relax and enjoy the cool breeze. The structure showcases an exquisite blend of Persian and Hindu architectural styles and is known as ‘Dream in Stone.’
It has been built with locally quarried red sandstone called Sikri sandstone. It features 176 intricately carved pillars, each with a unique design. The overall structure of Panch Mahal is quite stunning, and it also offers a great view of the city from its top floors.
3. Tomb of Salim Chisti
The Tomb of Salim Chisti is one of the most famous and revered attractions in Fatehpur Sikri. Located in the courtyard of the Jama Masjid, it is a beautiful structure. It was built by Emperor Akbar to honor Sufi saint Salim Chisti.
It is considered a prime example of Mughal architecture with its marble screens, inscriptions from the Quran, multicolored stone floors, and a ceiling adorned with Mother of Pearl inlay work. The tomb is known for its blessings of fertility and safe childbirth.
Commemorating his victory over Gujarat, Akbar built the Buland Darwaza in 1575, which translates to ‘Door of Victory’. It reflects a mix of Persian and Hindu architectural styles. With 53.63 m in height and 35 m in width, it is the highest gateway in the world. The red and buff sandstone structure has carvings and designs that are a testament to the Mughal's architectural brilliance.
Popular Sightseeing Places in Agra that can be visited with this package
1. Taj Mahal
The Mughal king, Shah Jahan, built the ivory-white marble mausoleum in the loving memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Located on the Yamuna River, it displays Indo-Islamic architecture and beautiful gardens, renowned for its romantic history.
2. Agra Fort
Agra Fort is a majestic red sandstone structure that provides a glimpse of the royal lifestyle and architectural brilliance of the Mughal Empire. It is also called Lal Qila, Qila-i-Akbari, and Fort Rogue. The massive fort was built under the aegis of Emperor Akbar in 1565.
It served as the main residence of Mughal Emperors until 1638. You can also tour the exquisite palaces like the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal. Explore the halls like Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, and the Pearl Mosque.
The Tomb of Akbar, also known as Sikandra Fort, is a majestic mausoleum. It is a popular spot amongst history enthusiasts. The white marble and sandstone structure faces towards the rising sun instead of Mecca Masjid. It was built by Emperor Akbar himself and showcased an amalgamation of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, and Jain architectural styles. The pyramidal-shaped tomb is surrounded by a beautiful garden.
4. Jama Masjid
The Jama Masjid of Agra is one of the largest mosques in India and a significant religious site for Muslims. It is also known as ‘Friday Mosque’ and can accommodate over 25,000 people.
The 17th-century structure boasts three huge domes, four minarets, and several beautiful carvings that reflect the rich Mughal architecture. It is dedicated to Shah Jahan’s daughter, Jahan Ara Begum. The red sandstone and white marble building has a fountain at the center with four kiosks in the courtyard.
Popular Sightseeing Places in Delhi that can be visited with this package
1. Qutub Minar
The 73-meter-tall Qutub Minar is renowned as the tallest brick minaret in the world and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Delhi. It was built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, founder of the Delhi Sultanate, in 1193.
The 5-storied minaret or Victory Tower is famous for the artistic brickwork on its pillars and arches. Several other historical structures surround the minaret, such as the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, the Iron Pillar of Delhi, and Alai Minar. On the highly corrosion-resistant pillars, you can see Sanskrit inscriptions.
Located in the heart of Connaught Place, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the most prominent Sikh places of worship in Delhi. The gurudwara was originally a palace owned by Raja Jai Singh during the 17th century, and it was later converted into a gurudwara after Guru Harkishan, the eighth Sikh guru, visited the palace and blessed it.
The complex comprises a main hall, a lake, an HS school, a hospital, the Baba Baghel Singh Museum, and a library. It remains open 24 hours. ‘Kada prasad’ and free langar are served to visitors at designated times.
3. Red Fort
Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, the Red Fort or Lal Quila is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a popular sightseeing place in Delhi. The fort is made of red sandstone and was the residence of the Mughal emperors until 1857, when the British captured it.
Formerly called ‘Qila-e-Mubarak,’ it lies on the banks of the Yamuna River. It houses several palaces, museums, gardens, and halls with beautiful architecture reflecting Mughal art and culture.
4. India Gate
India Gate is a war memorial dedicated to the Indian soldiers who lost their lives during World War I. It is located in the heart of Delhi and has become a popular picnic spot for locals and tourists alike.
The 42-meter tall gate stands on a low base with red Bharatpur stone and bears the names of over 13,000 soldiers inscribed on its walls. A flame known as the Amar Jawan Jyoti or Eternal Flame burns under the gate to honor the martyrs.