Adventure Tours of India can also arrange for excursions from Agra besides sightseeing tours within Agra. Excursions from Agra can range from traveling to popular tourist destinations around Agra to tours of the two cities - Delhi and Jaipur- on your Golden Triangle Tour, arranged by Adventure Tours of India.
Excursions from Agra to the ruined fortified city of Fatehpur Sikri is usually a daylong trip but can be extended with an overnight stay at the many hotels in the area for there is much to see. Built as a capital for the Mughal Empire by Akbar, it was soon abandoned after his death due to water scarcity. Now a ruined city, it is best viewed from a walk on ruined city walls.
There are many mosques, palaces and tombs that are a must see on your excursion from Agra. These structures in marble and red sandstone represent the finery and style that is distinct of Mughal architecture and that would later achieve such refinement as epitomized by Taj Mahal. The prominent places of interest in Fatehpur Sikri near Agra include the Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaza, Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, Palace of Jodh Bai, Hawa Mahal, Panch Mahal, Birbal Bhavan, Diwan-I-Khas, Diwan-I-Am, Hiran Minar and Karawan Sarai.
Mathura, believed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna (reincarnation of Vishnu) is another popular destination for excursions from Agra. A major pilgrimage site for Hindu's, there are many tourist attractions in Mathura to keep you busy for a day. Initially a Buddhist center, today Mathura is famous as the birthplace of Lord Krishna besides its tourist attractions namely Dwarkadheesh Temple, Potara-Kund, Katra Masjid, Kans Qila, Sati Burj and Vishram Ghat.
Besides the nearby tourist attractions around Agra, Adventure Tours of India also offers specialized Golden Triangle Tour packages that include excursions from Agra to the cities of Delhi and Jaipur. Here, there are many places of interest to visit and admire. Lutyen's and Mughal's Delhi and Jaipur's forts and palaces are particularly popular with tourist all over the world.