Explore the wonders of Agra
Agra is a popular tourist destination and among the most significant cities located in Uttar Pradesh, India, known for the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It also has two other UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri, showcasing the Mughal Empire’s architecture and history. Agra is part of the Golden Triangle Circuit for tourists which also includes Delhi and Jaipur and the Uttar Pradesh Heritage Arc, which includes Varanasi and Lucknow. It is a prominent city and a must-visit for history and architecture enthusiasts. You can book Agra tour packages with us and explore the wonders of Agra.
Major tourist attractions to explore in Agra:
Explore the most iconic attractions in Agra with the Agra tour package, such as:
- Taj Mahal: This magnificent white marble monument is on the banks of the Yamuna River in Agra. It is one of the world’s seven wonders and numerous tourists travel from all over the world to witness its splendor and beauty.
- Agra Fort: Agra Fort, also known as Lal-Qila, is a large fort in Agra that displays Mughal art and architecture. It is constructed of red sandstone and features pavilions with stunning views of the Yamuna River and the Taj Mahal.
- Fatehpur Sikri: It is a prominent tourist destination located 40 kilometers from Agra. Mughal Emperor Akbar founded the town in 1571 and made it the capital of his empire for 15 years. Here you can discover a distinctive combination of architectural and religious values.
- Akbar’s Tomb: It is located in Sikandra, Agra, and covers 119 acres. It was built between 1605 and 1618 by Mughal Emperor Akbar using sandstone and white marble. Unlike other Muslim kings’ tombs, it faces the rising sun instead of Mecca’s Masjid.
The shopping experience in Agra:
While you book Agra tour, you will witness that apart from being famous for its monuments and historical buildings, it also has traditional shopping areas and bazaars. Tourists often buy ‘Bric-a-Brac,’ small marble replicas of the Taj Mahal, as well as marble artifacts, rugs, leather goods, and gemstones. The top shopping areas are located near the Taj Mahal, including Sadar Bazaar, Kinari Bazaar, and Munro Road.
Best time to explore Agra:
The best time to explore Agra is during winter (November to March) for pleasant weather and optimal sightseeing. Another good time to visit is from August to October to see the Taj Mahal at its finest. Avoid visiting from April to June during the scorching summer season and from July to September during the humid monsoon season. Check out Agra tour packages online booking on Indiator and select the best one that suits your budget and comfort.
How to reach Agra:
By Air: The nearest domestic and international airport is the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, which has good connections to major destinations in India and abroad. To reach Agra, travelers can hire a cab, book a taxi, or take a bus from Delhi. Indiator provides a seamless transfer from Delhi Airport to Agra.
By Road: Agra is easily accessible by bus from many nearby cities and towns like Delhi, Gwalior, Kanpur, Lucknow, and Jaipur. The new Delhi-Agra Taj Expressway has significantly reduced travel time and is a pleasant drive.
By Train: Agra is easily accessible by train from major cities in India. Upon arrival at the railway station, visitors can hire a prepaid taxi, auto-rickshaw, or cycle rickshaw to reach their destination.
Agra offers a pleasant tourism experience to its visitors. The city’s mesmerizing architecture and monuments captivate travelers and provide them with a wonderful visiting experience. If you’re looking for a one day tour then the Agra one day trip package is an ideal choice to go for.
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