Agra had been under the rule of a number of empires from the Delhi Sultanate, to Afghans and the Mughal Empire. A trip from Agra to Rajasthan would hence be a chance to explore a different page of Indian History when the Rajput Clans were one of the most powerful ruling class in the region.
Rajasthan is a storehouse of many stories and folktales. What makes this land enticing for people in and around our country is the fact that every palace, fort and historical place in the state has some story or mystery attached to it. The romance, artistry, history and sheer magnificence of Indian heritage are encapsulated by the palaces of Rajasthan and the people of Agra love to explore this majestic state by indulging in a number of fun experiences like zip lining, jungle safari, desert camping, trekking, dune bashing, camel safari, motor boating, and elephant rides.
But a trip to Rajasthan needs to be planned with care and imagination. Not only it is vital that your visit to the various popular tourist locations isn’t married by crowds, but also for a rewarding holiday, it is vital you do not just dash from one highlight to another. To see Rajasthan in the most relaxing and enjoyable way possible, we have set out the perfect itinerary for you. Our Rajasthan Tour Packages from Agra have been planned to move at a sensible pace to avoid fort-and-palace fatigue and also gives you plenty of opportunities to escape the tourist hordes.
If you are planning a trip to Rajasthan make sure you have the perfect route map planned out before hand to have an easy and relaxing trip. The below mentioned information can be of some use to you while planning the trip.
Road– Regular buses with tickets costing around Rs. 250-300 are available from Agra to Jaipur. The journey is of 4hrs and is preferred by a number of tourists who travel from Agra to Jaipur. If you wish to take a road trip from then you can take the route Agra-(240Km via Bikaner-Agra Road)-Jaipur-(135Km via NH48)-Ajmer-(205Km via NH25)-Jodhpur-(261Km via NH62)-Mount Abu-(163Km via NH27)-Udaipur-(119Km via RJ SH9)-Chittorgarh-(172.1Km via NH27)-Kota-(448Km via NH52 and Bikaner-Agra Road)-Agra.
Train– The fastest train from Agra to Jaipur is the Agra Fort-Ajmer SF Express (22988) which has a travel time of 4hrs. The train runs daily and the tickets cost Rs. 120 for Agra, Rs. 430 for AC chair and Rs. 540 for AC 3-tier.
Flights– Air India operates flights from Agra to Jaipur on alternate days. It cost around Rs. 1260 and takes around 55m.
Best places to visit in Rajasthan
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
Badi Lake, Udaipur
City Palace, Udaipur
Sajjangarh Palace, Udaipur
Ranthambore National Park, Ranthambore
Dilwara Temple, Mount Abu
Brahma Temple, Phushkar
Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh
Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer
Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Ajmer
Akbari Fort & Museum, Ajmer
Prithviraj Smark, Ajmer
Junagarh Fort, Bikaner
Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur
Alwar City Palace, Alwar
Neemrana Fort Palace, Alwar
Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajsamand
Best places to Stay in Rajasthan
Jaipur- Hotel J W Marriot, Hotel Taj Jai Mahal, Hotel Oberoi Trident, Hotel Radisson.
Jaisalmer- Himmatgarh Palace, Hotel Brys Fort, Hotel Fifu, Hotel Fort Rajwada
Jodhpur- Ajit Bhawan, Fort Khejarla, Hotel Raas Jodhpur, Idana Palace, Taj Gateway
Kota- Hotel Palkiya Haveli, Welcomheritage Umed Bhawan Palace,
Bundi- Annapurna Haveli, Hotel Bundi Haveli, Hotel Hadoti Palace, Hotel Bundi Vilas
Chittorgarh- Hotel Pratap Palace, Lake Nahargarh Palace,
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the best time to travel to Rajasthan from Agra?
People from Agra can visit Rajasthan all year around. Whether it be winters, which is considered as the best month for visiting Rajasthan as the temperature is really low during these months in contrast to the summer months. The desert sun makes the morning warm enough to explore all the major tourist location.Or, the monsoons months which brings out a whole new side of Rajasthan and also is characterized by lesser crowds and lower hotel prices. Summers are a little hot in the state but not much different from what it is experienced in Agra.
What are the fairs and festivals of Rajasthan that attracts tourists to Rajasthan?
Kite Festival, across the state especially Jaipur- 14th January
Jaipur Literature Festival-January
Nagaur Fair, Jodhpur- January & February
Desert Festival, Jaisalmer- February
Brij Holi, Bharatpur- March
Gangaur, Jaipur and Nathdwara-March April
Mewar Festival, Jodhpur- March & April
Rajasthan International Folk Festival, Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur-October
Kota Adventure Festival, Kota- October
Pushkar Camel Fair, Pushkar- October-November
Winter Festival in Mount Abu, Mount Abu-December
Where are the best markets for shopping in Rajasthan?
Some of the best markets for Shopping in Rajasthan are:-
Johari Bazar, Jaipur- Best for handmade Jaipuri ornaments.
Bapu Bazar, Jaipur- Best for Rajasthani Textiles and Handlooms.
Clock Tower Market, Jodhpur- Best for different kinds of spices.
Nai Sarak, Jodhpur- Best for Rajasthani signature fabric Bandhani.
Bada Bazar, Udaipur- Best for leather goods, traditional jewellery, Bandhanis.
Sadar Bazar, Jaisalmer- Best for jootis and silver ornaments.
What are the best places in Rajasthan to visit in Summers?
Mount Abu,Udaipur, Ranthambore and Bharatpur are places one must visit in summers while in Rajasthan.
What are the best places in Rajasthan to visit in Monsoon?
A treat for rain lovers, Rajasthan shines in a different light during the monsoon months. Otherwise considered as a synonym for dry or desert land, Rajasthan’s lush greenery seems to come alive in this season. Monsoon season also has the Tej festival where the women sing and dance and worship goddess Parvati. If in Rajasthan during Monsoon months, you must visit Jalore, Bundi, Alwar, Banswara, Mount Abu, Pushkar,Jhalawar,Tonk, Nagaur, Keoladeo, Kumbhalgarh, and Madawa .
What are the best places in Rajasthan to visit in Winter?
Winters in Rajasthan are mystical and filled with fun and frolic and fairs. Make sure to look up the dates of various famous fairs and festivals in the state while planning your visit. Mewar, Jaipur, Pushkar, Keoladeo, Bishnoi & Pali, Bundi, Dausa, Udaipur and Jaisalmer are some places you must visit in winters.