Abdul was knowledge and we immediately felt safe with Abdul around. Abdul provide good English explanation of the Taj Mahal and smooth conversation with Abdul. Would recommend Abdul to anyone who wishes to see Agra!!!
10:00 AM You will arrive Agra Cant Railway Station where you will meet your tour guide right outside the train coach with a name card in your name.
You tour will start with the highlight of India, the magnificent TAJMAHAL , and experience the solemn romance that impregnates the entire ambience near the grand Taj located on a red sandstone platform. Since there is sufficient time so we will suggest you to visit the stone inlaid demonstration at one of the government run organization to witness the old traditional inlaid art which is done at the TAJMAHAL.
1330 HRS approximately is the time when you will be ready for lunch at a place of your choice.
1430 HRS you will carry on with your next stop , the famous & the impressive red sandstone Agra Fort built by Akbar – the most illustrious ruler of the Mughal dynasty - in 1565 A.D. It was subsequently embellished with beautiful palaces, mosque and gardens by his successors. Replete with priceless examples of craftsmanship from the Mughal era, these include the exquisite Moti Masjid or Pearl Mosque, the Diwan-i-Khas, the Diwan-i-Am, Jahangir Mahal and Shish Mahal. 1545 HRS , you are done with your sightseeing of Agra and now you can explore the markets , other tax free handicrafts of Agra to kill the time. Else you can also just relax at any coffee outlet. 1700 HRS, you will start your drive to Agra Cant Railway station to board the Gatiman Express again. 1930 HRS you will arrive Hazrat Nizam Uddin Railway Station where you will be picked and drop at the centrally located hotel in Delhi.
Lunch , Monument fee , any other rides ( rickshaw or Tonga ) will be directly paid by you.
Our tour guide Shiraz was fantastic, very knowledge, caring and knew every way possible to avoid the crowds at the Taj Mahal. We could never had made it inside the mausoleum without his knowledge and attention to details. He is free lance, and highly trained...More
Athar Beg met us at the train and took excellent care of us all day. His insights and especially his knowledge of good photo sites made our second visit to Agra (the first was more than 40 years ago) a great treat.
We were treated to a the sunrise at the Taj Mahal and the sites and sounds of the Red Fort. Ishi our guide was very knowledgable and accommodating of our every request. We also took a tour of Agra city visiting some tourist shops, local...More