Agra 2 Day Itinerary - Explore Places to Visit in Agra City 2

26th Mar 20
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You are done roaming the streets of Delhi? Now you wish to proceed further? The next stop on your Golden Triangle trip is the City of Taj - Agra. Formerly known as Akabarabad, given that it was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar and later became the abode of the ruling Mughal dynasty.

During this 2 Day Itinerary, you get to discover the astounding remnants of Mughals, in the form of tombs, palaces, forts, and mosques. The paragon of these dumbfounding monuments is none another the pearly white Taj Mahal constructed by Shah Jahan.

Along with the mesmerizing views of the Taj Mahal, you will be treated with the beauty of Mehtab Bagh. The sister of Delhi's Red Fort stands here valiantly acting as a worthy citadel in its own right known as the Agra Fort. Complimented with a companion donned as Baby Taj, the Itimad-Ud-Daulah.

How can it prove its worth without any mosques around preaching the holy word of Islam? Hence, it holds within its periphery, it's very own Jama Masjid. As if it wasn't enough, the Mughals added another small city nearby to alleviate the grandeur of Agra. The city of Fatehpur Sikri is a must-see destination if you are taking an Agra Tour.

The magnificence of the Mughal architecture offered here is so rich that the entire region is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. From Delhi to Agra, the Yamuna River witnesses this resplendent Mughal tale.

We will not let anything stop you from being a part of this tale. Have an experience of a lifetime on this exclusive Agra day tour. Hence, we present to you a detailed 2 Day Itinerary of Agra accompanied by a private local guide. Have a look:

Day 1: Explore Agra with Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Jama Masjid

Your first day in Agra is going to be an incredible sightseeing tour showcasing the most prominent monuments of the city. Let’s know about them more in detail:

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • Why not jump right away and start this Agra tour with one of the most paradigmatic structures across the globe - The Taj Mahal. A vision of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is known as the epitome of love and admiration throughout generations.

  • A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Walk along its lush courtyard and witness this pearly white mausoleum carved out of marble.

  • It is not just about its stately Mughal architecture but the calligraphy upon its walls, the carved Quran inscriptions across its facade and the ornate Jali work all around. It is a perfect example of paradise after mortal life where lay the tombs of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal.

Best Time To Visit - All year round except the Monsoon season

Visit Timings - 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day except Friday

Entry Cost - INR 50 for Indians and INR 1100 for foreign tourists.

How to reach - The nearest airports to reach the Taj Mahal is in Agra as well as Delhi. The nearest railway station is the Agra Railway station. The Taj Express and Shatabdi are convenient options to reach the Taj Mahal. You can also hire a private local cab that will take the Taj Express Highway to reach the mausoleum.

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Agra Fort

Agra Fort Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • Now that you have witnessed the glory of the Taj Mahal, your private guide will take you to another one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is the spectacular red sandstone monument of Agra Fort.

  • Former residence of the Mughal Dynasty, it was an important citadel of the empire from where Emperors such as Humayun and Akbar have ruled. It is part of the old city consists of two notable gates named as Delhi Gate and Amar Singh Gate.

  • You can walk in its sprawling courtyard and discover yet another set of monuments boasting Mughal architecture. This includes the *Diwan-I-Aam, Diwan-I-Khas, Sheesh Mahal, Shahajahani Mahal, Jahangir Hauz, Shah Burj Palace, and Ghaznin Gate. *

Best Time To Visit - All year round except the Monsoon season

Visit Timings - 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day.

Entry Cost - INR 35 for Indians and INR 550 for foreign tourists.

How to reach - It is located 2.5 km away from the Taj Mahal. The nearest airport is Agra Airport. The nearest railway station is the Agra Fort Railway station. You can also hire a private local cab to reach the Agra Fort.

Itimad-ud-daulah's Tomb (Baby Taj)

Itimad-ud-daulah's Tomb Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • Let us move further and have a look at the Baby Taj of Agra. Also known as the Jewel Box, it is the tomb of Itimad-ud-daulah, originally known as Mirza Ghiyas Beg. A significant figure during the reign of Mughal Emperor Jahangir, he was the father of Jahangir’s twentieth wife, Nur Jahan.

  • Commissioned by Nur Jahan, it is a splendid blend of red sandstone and white marble which gives it the resemblance to the Taj Mahal. It hosts the tombs of Mirza Ghiyas Beg and his wife Asmat Begum. Fall in love with its opulent architecture which part of Agra’s monumental culture.

Best Time To Visit - All year round except the Monsoon season

Visit Timings - 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day.

Entry Cost - INR 10 for Indians and INR 110 for foreign tourists.

How to reach - The nearest airport is Agra Airport. The nearest railway station is the Yamuna Bridge Railway station. You can also hire a private local cab to reach the tomb.

Tomb of Akbar (Sikandra)

Tomb of Akbar Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • Further, one your trip to Agra, your local guide will take you to another one of the monumental masterpieces boasting Mughal architecture. This is the opulent Tomb of Akbar.

  • Located in the suburb of Sikandra, this majestic structure stands amidst a lush garden. You will be appalled with red sandstone minarets blending with floral calligraphy made of Marble. It is one of the most significant structures in Agra.

  • You will be intrigued to know that, it hosts two tombs of Akbar. A fake one to deceive invaders and the real one located deep within the building. The interiors are lined with elaborate carvings and jali work that is bound to blow your mind.

Best Time To Visit - All year round except the Monsoon season

Visit Timings - 6 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. every day.

Entry Cost - INR 30 for Indians and INR 310 for foreign tourists.

How to reach - The nearest airport is Agra Airport that is located 11 km away from the site. The nearest railway station is the Agra Railway station that is located 10 km from the tomb. You can also hire a private local cab to reach the tomb via NH2 Mathura Road.

Mankameshwar Temple

Mankameshwar Temple Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • After exploring an extensive set of Mughal monuments, your next stop is the popular Mankameshwar Temple. It is one of the most significant places of worship in Agra city. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, you will find a silver shrine of the deity right deep within the sanctum.

  • Pray along with hundreds of other devotees, while also appreciating the fascinating interiors of the temple. There are smaller temples right behind the sanctum sanctorum that are dedicated to several Hindu deities Saraswati, Gayatri, Hanuman, Rama, and Krishna.

  • Make sure you choose traditional Indian attire since leather items, salwar suits, pajamas, and pants are forbidden inside the temple premises pertaining to longstanding rituals.

Best Time To Visit - All year-round.

Visit Timings - 6 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. every day.

Entry Cost - No entry cost

How to reach - The nearest airport is Agra Airport while the nearest railway is the Agra Cantonment Railway Station, located at a distance of 5 km from Mankameshwar temple. You can also hire a private local cab to reach the temple that is close to the Jama Masjid of Agra.

Also Read : 9 Best Agra Walking Tours For You To Explore Agra City

Jama Masjid, Agra

Jama Masjid Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • As mentioned earlier, Jama Masjid of Agra is located near the Mankameshwar Temple. It is quite similar in size with the Jama Masjid of Delhi. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the honor of his daughter of Jahanara Begum.

  • Much like other spectacular Mughal monuments, Jama Masjid is a magnificent blend of red sandstone and marble. Its domes resemble that of inverted lotuses and its arched entrance is somewhat similar to the entrance of the Taj Mahal.

  • Walk amidst its sprawling courtyard and admire this beautiful piece of engineering standing for generations as we get ready to move forward to the next place of interest.

Best Time To Visit - All year-round.

Visit Timings - 6 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. every day.

Entry Cost - No entry cost

How to reach - The nearest airport is Agra Airport while the nearest railway is the Agra Cantonment Railway Station, close to the Agra fort. You can also hire a private local cab to reach the mosque.

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Gurdwara Guru Ka Tal

Gurudwara Guru Ka Tal Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • A sacred Sikh pilgrimage site, Guru Ka Tal holds a significant place in the history of Agra city. It is said to be the same place where the ninth Sikh Guru Shri Tegh Bahadur Ji was arrested on the orders of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.

  • It is said that* Guru Tegh Bahadur* was arrested on account of protest regarding the conversion of Kashmiri Pandits and Non-muslims to Islam. He was later beheaded in Delhi where stands the Sis Ganj Gurdwara at exactly the same place where the execution took place.

  • Thus, you will experience a quaint sanctity here at the renowned reservoir. It is believed to be built by Jehangir and was later converted into the sacred Sikh pilgrimage site.

Best Time To Visit - All year-round.

Visit Timings - 06:30 am to 07:30 pm every day.

Entry Cost - No entry cost

How to reach - The nearest airport is Agra Airport that is located 11 km away from the site. The nearest railway station is the Agra Railway station. You can also hire a private local cab to reach the site that is close to the Tomb of Akbar, located at a distance of 2.4 km.

Mehtab Bagh

Mehtab Bagh Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • Now that your first day in Agra is about to end, why not revisit the Taj Mahal again? Well, it not actually the mausoleum you are going to visit. But the way leading up to it, exact opposite across the Yamuna River. This is the aesthetic of Mehtab Bagh.

  • This lush garden was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, to give pleasant views of the Taj Mahal from the opposite bank. Once here, you will lose yourself in the tranquil greenery surrounding you all around.

  • It is a Char Bagh garden, and one of the notable mentions among the Mughal built gardens along the Yamuna River. You will find enchanting walkways, breezy pavilions, pools, and ornate fountains along with rich flora and fauna. What a way to conclude your day in the natural paradise!

Best Time To Visit - All-year-round except for monsoon.

Visit Timings - 6.00 am to 6.00 pm every day.

Entry Cost - Entry fees in INR 100 for foreigners and INR 10 for Indian nationals

How to reach - Mehtab Bagh is on the opposite bank of Yamuna River near the Taj Mahal. It is near the Forest Colony of Nagla Devjit region of Agra. You can find private cabs, autos, rickshaws, and buses from Agra Railway station to reach this garden.

Street Food of Agra

Petha Street Food of Agra 2 Day Itinerary

Now that your day one in Agra has ended, let’s have some scrumptious street food lining the streets of Agra. From the popular sweet Petha to the wide range of Mughlai delicacies, this will be a worthwhile treat for the tastebuds and the reason why you will keep coming back to Agra city.

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Day 2: Visiting Fatehpur Sikri, the forgotten Mughal capital

You certainly have enjoyed your first day in Agra. Now it is time to make your second day of the Agra trip even better. But happiness can be found about just 39 km away **from Agra in the bygone city of [Fatehpur Sikri**](https://theindiantrip.com/things-to-do/fatehpur-sikri-fort-aligarh-activity).

A former capital of the Mughal empire, its abandoned monuments left a significant part in the history of Agra. Without stopping by this place on your trip to Agra would make it quite incomplete, to be honest.

So let us know more about it in detail:

Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid Fatehpur Sikri Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • Yes, folks! there is another Jama Masjid in the vicinities of Agra city located right here in Fatehpur Sikri. Built by Mughal Emperor Akbar just like the entire city, it resembles the Jama Mosque of Agra.

  • With heavy usage of red sandstone and marble, this Jama Masjid borrows major elements from Persian architectural designs. It has three arched openings with five domed chhatris on the top of its frame.

  • Again, one of the largest mosques in the country, it is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Make sure you check out other monuments that are housed within its complex.

Best Time To Visit - All-year-round except for monsoon.

Visit Timings - 6.00 am to 6.00 pm every day except for Friday.

Entry Cost - INR 20 for Indian nationals and INR 260 for foreigners.

How to reach - The nearest railway station to reach Jama Masjid is the Fatehpur Sikri Railway Station located at a distance of 1 km. You can also hire a private cab or local auto/ bus to reach the mosque.

Buland Darwaza

Buland Darwaza Fatehpur Sikri Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • Do you want to get to the Jama Masjid? But first, you have to go through this majestic gateway named Buland Darwaza. Roughly translating to the ‘Door of Victory’, Mughal emperor Akbar built it after his victory over Gujarat.

  • Dubbed as the highest standing gateway in the world, Buland Darwaza takes the flair of Mughal architecture on the next level. It is made of* red and buff sandstone and flaunts large free-standing chhatris.*

  • Notice that the inscriptions upon its outer walls depict the religious tolerance of emperor Akbar. Messages of Isa (Jesus) and lines from the Quran are mentioned together. Most of the spiritual inscriptions are provided by the *Sufi saint Salim Chisti. *

Best Time To Visit - All-year-round except for monsoon.

Visit Timings - 6.00 am to 6.00 pm every day except for Friday.

Entry Cost - INR 20 for Indian nationals and INR 260 for foreigners.

How to reach - You have to follow the same route to reach the Jama Masjid.

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Tomb of Salim Chishti

Tomb of Salim Chisti Fatehpur Sikri Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • If you have roamed the courtyard of the Jama Masjid, then you would fail to notice this fine piece of Mughal architecture. The Tomb of Salim Chisti is a treat to the eyes of an onlooker, that is completely made of white marble.

  • It was built in honor of the Sufi Saint Salim Chisti by Mughal emperor Akbar since he foretold the birth of his son Salim who would go on to become the next Mughal Emperor Jahangir. What you must see it the opulent jali work upon its walls on all four sides. The tomb itself is surrounded by beautiful pearly inlay.

  • It is believed by the locals that if one ties a thread on the marble screens of the tomb then their wishes may come true especially if it is about bearing children. Fall in love with this stately monument and don’t forget to listen to Sufi singers nearby.

Best Time To Visit - All-year-round except for monsoon.

Visit Timings - 6.00 am to 6.00 pm every day except for Friday.

Entry Cost - INR 20 for Indian nationals and INR 260 for foreigners.

How to reach - You have to follow the same route to reach the Jama Masjid.

Panch Mahal

Panch Mahal Fatehpur Sikri Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • Further, on your journey, your guide will take you to visit the iconic Panch Mahal. One of the most significant monuments in Fatehpur Sikri, Panch Mahal literally translates to Five Palace. It is due to its magnificent five stories that highly resemble the architecture of a Buddhist Monastery.

  • Move along its aesthetic layout that was once occupied by the queens of the emperor. A small water tank named Anup Talao stands in the middle of the courtyard of the Panch Mahal. This breezy palace has about 176 finely carved columns in total supporting the entire structure.

Best Time To Visit - All-year-round except for monsoon.

Visit Timings - 7.00 am to 7.00 pm every day.

Entry Cost - No entry fees.

How to reach - It is located near the Jama Masjid with a distance of about 4 km if taken the normal route.

Jodha Bai Palace

Jodha Bai Palace Fatehpur Sikri Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • Located near the Panch Mahal, the Jodha Bai Palace, was the harem of the chief consort of Mughal Emperor Akbar, Jodha Bai. Known as Mariam-uz-Zamani, she was a Rajput princess and hence played a major role in the spread of religious tolerance policies of Akbar.

  • Due to her Rajput background, the palace was a fine blend of Rajput and Mughal style architecture. Other Rajput wives of Akbar also resided in the other parts of this palace.

Best Time To Visit - All-year-round except for monsoon.

Visit Timings - 6.00 am to 6.00 pm every day.

Entry Cost - No entry fees.

How to reach - It is located near the Panch Mahal and follows the same route to reach the Jama Mosque.

Birbal’s House/ Palace

Birbal's House Fatehpur Sikri Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • Another one of the significant monuments of the Fatehpur Sikri complex, this palace belonged to the most important figures in the court of Emperor Akbar, Birbal.

  • Since Birbal was a Hindu, this palace also boasts a blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. It is located near the vicinity of Jodha Bai Palace.

Hiran Minar

Hiran Minar Fatehpur Sikri Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • A must-see monument in lying at a distance of about 3-4 km from the Jodha Bai Palace, Hiran Minar is an absolute beauty that is hard to miss. Standing at a height of 21.34 meters, it was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the memory of his beloved elephant named Hiran.

  • The Minar also acted as a watchtower and a lighthouse. It is standing upon a hexagonal base while the rest of the tower up to the top is cylindrical in shape. Hexagonal shapes and stars are drawn upon its walls with elephant tusk-shaped stones protruding out of them.

  • Climb the 53 stairs of the Minar and reach the top to get a breathtaking view of nature and greenery all around the tower. This concludes your Day 2 of Agra trip with major sightseeing of Fatehpur Sikri.

Best Time To Visit - All-year-round except for monsoon.

Visit Timings - 6.00 am to 6.00 pm every day.

Entry Cost - No entry fees.

How to reach - It is located near the Jodha Bai Palace and follows the same route to reach the Jama Mosque.

Day 3: Saomi Bagh Temple, Taj Museum, Ram Bagh, etc.

If you have one more day to spend in Agra, there are half a dozen notable monuments that you should visit. Hire a private local Agra guide and a private cab to cover all these sites within a day’s time. Let us see what Agra has to offer on Day 3:

Mariam-uz-Zamani Tomb

Tomb of Mariam Uz Zamani Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • As you know already that Mariam-Uz-Zamani was the regal name of Jodha Bai. We came across the Palace of Jodha Bai in Fatehpur Sikri, but her resting place is located right in the heart of Agra City. It is interesting to note that stands quite to the Tomb of Akbar.

  • One of the finest examples of garden-style tombs, the structure is surrounded by lush greenery. The red sandstone and marble frame itself looks vivid amidst the landscape. It showcases elaborate chhatris at all corners. The tomb of Jodha Bai is located on the second floor of the monument. Your day will start off with a pleasant view of this tomb.

Best Time To Visit - All year round except the Monsoon season

Visit Timings - 6 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. every day.

Entry Cost - INR 15 for Indians and INR 110 for foreign tourists.

How to reach - The nearest airport is Agra Airport that is located 33 km away from the site while the nearest railway station is the Agra Cantonment Railway Station that is located 11 km from the tomb. You can also hire a private local cab to reach the tomb via NH2 Mathura Road. It is located 1.5 km away from the Tomb of Akbar.

Saomi Bagh Temple and Samadhi

Soami Bagh Samadhi Agra 2 Day Itinerary

  • Your guide/ drive will now take you further to visit a complete set of aesthetic gardens thriving around the banks of the Yamuna river. The first one is Saomi Bagh. Well, it is not just a garden but a majestic mausoleum dedicated to Huzur Swamiji Maharaj who was the preacher of Radha Swami faith.

  • Radha Swami faith believed in the amalgamation of all world religions and promoting religious tolerance and coexistence of different faiths. Hence, this structure showcases a blend of architectural styles of Hinduism, Christianity, Sikhism, and Buddhism.

  • Admire this white marble monument and lose yourself in the harmonious flow of Satsang all day long.

Best Time To Visit - All year round except the Monsoon season

Visit Timings - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day.

Entry Cost - No entry fee.

How to reach - Agra Cantonment Railway Station that is located 9 km from the mausoleum is the nearest railway station. You can also hire a private local cab to reach the Saomi Samadhi.

Aram Bagh

Aram Bagh Agra

  • Time for some 'Áram’ which translates to ‘rest’ in English. And what better place to do so in Aram Bagh itself. This enormous garden was originally built by Emperor Babur in the 16th Century with the sole purpose of retreating from administrative burdens.

  • It personifies the very meaning of a paradise garden, as numerous water canals, fountains, and reservoirs grace its landscape. An example of a fine Persian garden, you just like the other visitors lay back in the shadows of its majestic trees and reflect back on your journey so far.

Best Time To Visit - All year round except the Monsoon season

Visit Timings - 6 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. every day.

Entry Cost - No entry fee.

How to reach - Agra Cantonment Railway Station that is located 9 km from the garden is the nearest railway station. You can also hire a private local cab to reach the Aram Bagh.

Chini Ka Rauza

Chini Ka Rauza Agra

  • Another mausoleum of a unique kind, the Chini Ka Rauza is a majestic tomb dedicated to Afzal Khan Mullah. He was the wazir which means Prime Minister during the reign of Emperor Shah Jahan.

  • Unlike other Mughal structures, this monument is not made of red sandstone but flaunts glazed tile work. Much it is ruined due to weather but its colorful pietra dura inlay is worth checking out.

Best Time To Visit - All year round except the Monsoon season

Visit Timings - 6 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. every day.

Entry Cost - No entry fee.

How to reach - Agra Cantonment Railway Station that is located 9 km from the Chini Ka Rauza is the nearest railway station. You can also hire a private local cab to reach the site. It is located just 1 km away from Itimad-Ud-Daulah.

Paliwal Park

Paliwal Park Agra

Further, your guide will take you to the popular Paliwal Park. This lush garden is located in the heart of Agra city. Formerly known as the Hewitt Park, it spreads around a whopping 70 acres. You will find locals jogging and exercising all around. Go boating in the small lake within the park

Best Time To Visit - All year-round.

Visit Timings - 07:00 am - 08:30 pm every day.

Entry Cost - No entry fee.

How to reach - Agra Cantonment Railway Station nearest railway station. You can also hire a private local cab to reach the Aram Bagh.

Taj Museum

Taj Museum Agra

  • Just located within the boundaries of the Taj Mahal complex, the Taj Mahal Museum is a notable monument in its own right. It showcases more than 120 antiques such as Mughal miniature paintings, works of calligraphy, arms, utensils, drawings of the Taj Complex, and much more.

  • It hosts three galleries in total with the first one showcasing the drawings of the Taj Mahal. The second gallery flaunts the porcelain artifacts and utensils while the third gallery exhibits the arms including swords, daggers and a wide assortment of semiprecious stones.

Best Time To Visit - All year-round.

Visit Timings - 10 AM to 5 PM. Closed on Friday.

Entry Cost - INR 5 is the entry fee for all.

How to reach - Agra Cantonment Railway Station nearest railway station. Follow the same route to reach the Taj Mahal.

Wildlife SOS

  • How about ending your third day of Agra trip with visiting some rescued wildlife. So hop in your car and let your guide take you to the Wildlife SOS center of Agra. It is an internationally acclaimed organization that works towards rescuing and rehabilitating wildlife that is used as entertainment and livelihood sources across the streets of India.

  • It majorly rescues street Sloth bears and now works towards the rehabilitation of elephants. Hence, it is also known as the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre. Their work also involves helping nomadic communities in looking for other alternative sources of income. Lend a hand an volunteer for a good cause on your third of the Agra trip.

Best Time To Visit - All year-round.

Visit Timings - 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM. Closed on Friday.

Entry Cost - Entry fees vary throughout the year ranging from INR 500 To INR 1000

How to reach - Agra Cantonment Railway Station nearest railway station. Drive via the Delhi-Agra Highway NH 19 to reach the center.

Day 4: Fairs and Festivals of Agra

Let’s say you have one more day to spend in Agra, what is left to do? Well, how about we check out some fairs and festivals of Agra? What and are they and when do they start? Let’s find out:

Taj Mahotsav

Taj Mahotsav.jpg

  • One of the most iconic festivals of Agra city, Taj Mahotsav is celebrated in the region of Shilpgram. This annual 10-day festival is held in the month of February with much grandeur. More than 400 artisans across the country participate in this fair to showcase their indigenous handicraft work.

  • Exhibition of pottery, paperwork, shawls, carpets, hand printing, marble carvings, bamboo works and much more are held at this festival. It is followed by a glorious procession boasting the Mughal culture and traditions. The procession is an excellent display of artisans, instrument players, street performers and decorated animals such as camels and elephants.

Ram Barat

Ram Barat Agra.jpeg

  • Ram Barat is an annual three-day festival that is celebrated to portray the marriage of Hindu Lord Rama to Sita. It involves a royal marriage procession which is known as Barat and role-plays of the entire Ramayana ensemble take place.

  • People from neighboring states of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh travel to Agra to witness this festival in all its glory. It is a significant part of the Ramlila festival and takes place in a new locality every year in the month of October.

Kailash Fair

  • Organized in the month of August every year, the Kailash Festival is dedicated to Hindu Lord Shiva. Devotees from all across Agra attend this festival to celebrate the appearance of Lord Shiva in a lingam. It is celebrated at the Kailash temple located 12 km away from the center of Agra.

Bateshwar Fair and Festival

  • One of the most popular festivals of Agra, the Bateshwar Festival is again dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is celebrated in the month of October in the town of Bateshwar that is located 70 km away from Agra. This month-long festival involves people taking holy dips in the Yamuna river.

There you go! Your Agra 2 Day Itinerary. It also has an additional 2 Day Itinerary for you to explore Agra even more.

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