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Agra City Tour

There are very few cities in the world that can match the history and heritage of Agra - the city of Taj Mahal. Located at a distance of 204 km south of Delhi, Agra is one of the most famous travel destinations of India. Situated on the west bank of River Yamuna, Agra is a part of the great Northern Indian plains. Travel to Agra to explore the architectural splendor of Agra India which is reflected in the glorious monuments of medieval India built by great Mughals who ruled India for more than 300 years.

In the mid 16th century and earlier 17th century Agra witnessed a frenzied building activity and it was during this time when the symbol of love Taj Mahal was built in Agra. The buildings made during this era were purely in the contemporary Mughal style and of very high quality which is still reflected in what ever monuments remain in Agra.Get Free Quote

Travel Attractions in Agra

Taj Mahal- Even as the world is caught in the skirmishes of War & peace, Nuclear and Non-Nuclear; Taj has stood as the epitome of love. This extravagant monument of love is one of the most visited and most photographed places in the world. Today Taj Mahal is one of the most travel attractions of the world.

Agra Red Fort - Built principally as a military establishment by Akbar in 1565, the red sandstone Agra fort was partially converted into a palace during Shah Jahan's time.

Itmad-Ud-Daulah Tomb - This tomb belongs to the father of Nur Jahan, Ghiyas-ud-Din Beg. He was the Wajir or the Chief Minister of Emperor Jahangir. The tomb may not be as mammoth as the Taj but the inlay designs and carvings are no less than Taj if not more.

Sikandara Akbar’s Tomb and Fatehpur Sikri are popular excursions on Agra city tours in India.

How to Reach Agra-

By Air: Agra airport is 7 km from the city center and 3 km from Idgah bus stand. Major Indian airlines operate daily tourist shuttle flights to Agra, Khajuraho, Varanasi and back. It only takes 40 minutes from Delhi to Agra.

Get Free Quote By Road: Idgah bus stand is the main bus stand of Agra, from where one can catch buses for Delhi, Jaipur, Mathura, Fatehpur-Sikri, etc. Buses for Mathura also leave from Agra Fort bus stand.

By Rail: Agra is well connected by railroad. The main railway station is the Agra Cantonment station. Agra is well connected by rail to Delhi, Varanasi and cities of Rajasthan. Trains like Palace on Wheel, Shatabdi, Rajdhani, and Taj Express are the best choices if you want to reach Agra from Delhi in luxury.

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