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Agra is categorised as Heritage / Business and Transit

Taj Mahal
former Kesarbagh palace (Photo Courtesy: Raavigeorgian)
Sher Shikhar Gurudwara (Photo Courtesy: Hpt lucky)
Photo Courtesy: Sanyam Bahga
Amar Singh Gate. Photo Courtesy - Sanyam Bahga
Jama Masjid Agra (Photo Courtesy: Superka)
Fatehpur Sikri
Countryside around Agra (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2010)
Taj from Metab Bagh
Taj from a distance

Reasons to Visit
  • Agra is home to Taj Mahal, a mughal era monument that is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and an eternal symbol of love and romance.
  • Agra otherwise has Agra Fort, Sikandara, Jama Masjid as other monuments to visit but town otherwise wears a typical crowded tier-2 town feel.
  • Other places to visit around Agra that are popular include Bear rescue centre, Sur Sarovar bird sactuary etc.
  • Guests to Agra also do a day visit to Bharatpur (60 kms) Bird Sanctuary and Fatehpur Sikri (Lost City).
  • Agra is an access point to visit Bah (renowned for its bird watching around Chambal Ravines) and Bateshwar Temples (70 kms)
  • Agra forms a part of the Golden Triangle circuit Delhi-Jaipur-Agra which is the most visited tourist circuit in India.
Know It
  • Taj is closed on Fridays and visit to Taj Mahal on a Full Moon night is considered an event by itself. Agra is renowned for its Touts and all guests to Agra must beware of these. Guided Shopping is something guest must avoid at all times as the shops here are happy paying a hefty commission to Guides and Drives for escorting customers to the shop.
Access Information

Agra has 14 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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25 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Agra

Getaway (1-3 nights)4
Short Break (4-6 nights)8
Holiday (7 or more)13

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List of Holidays for Agra


  • Agra Escape (1 Nights)
  • Agra Extended Heritage Getaway (3 Nights)
  • Agra Getaway (2 Nights)
  • Delhi Heritage Getaway with Agra extension (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Agra - Jaipur Break with Ranthambhore (6 Nights)
  • Agra - Khajuraho Break with Orchha (5 Nights)
  • Agra - Orchha Getaway (4 Nights)
  • Chambal Bird watching Getaway with Agra (4 Nights)
  • Complete Golden Triangle (6 Nights)
  • Enchanting Golden Triangle (5 Nights)
  • Jaipur Agra Break (4 Nights)
  • Jaipur Agra Break with Shekhavati (5 Nights)


  • Best of Rajasthan with Agra (11 Nights)
  • Best of Rajasthan with Agra (12 Nights)
  • Best of Rajasthan with Agra and Delhi (14 Nights)
  • Central India Heritage with Agra and Aurangabad (14 Nights)
  • Complete Rajasthan with Agra and Delhi (17 Nights)
  • Golden Triangle with Pushkar Fair (7 Nights)
  • Golden Triangle with Shekhavati (7 Nights)
  • Golden Triangle with Udaipur and Jodhpur (9 Nights)
  • Heritage and Wildlife Paradise of the North (8 Nights)
  • North and Central India Heritage Itinerary (8 Nights)
  • North and Central India Heritage Itinerary with Buddhist circuit extension (10 Nights)
  • Northern Heritage with Dazzling Mumbai (9 Nights)
  • Princely Rajasthan with The Taj (14 Nights)

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Agra has 29 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
2 days Chambal excursion (Bah) from AgraRs. 4445
2 Days Chambal excursion (Bah) from BharatpurRs. 6667
3 days Chambal excursion (Bah) from AgraRs. 7223
3 Days Chambal excursion (Bah) from BharatpurRs. 8667
3 days Jaipur excursion from AgraRs. 8612
4 days Chambal excursion (Bah) from AgraRs. 8889
5 Days Chambal excursion (Bah) from AgraRs. 10667

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Full Day Agra SightseeingRs. 2000
Full day city tour with Fatehpur SikriRs. 2778
Full day Excursion to Bharatpur Bird SanctuaryRs. 3223
Full day excursion to Chambal (near Bah) from AgraRs. 3334
Full day Excursion to Gwalior from AgraRs. 5112
Full day Excursion to Mathura - Vrindavan from AgraRs. 3000
Half Day Agra SightseeingRs. 1517
Half day Excursion to Fatehpur SikriRs. 1945
Jaipur to Agra Day Visit and BackRs. 7067
New Delhi to Agra Day Visit and BackRs. 7158
Taj Mahal visit at Sunrise or SunsetRs. 1400

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Gwalior Pickup and Drop to AgraRs. 4889
Khajuraho to Agra Drop or Vice VersaRs. 11334
Khajuraho to Agra drop with overnight stay at OrchhaRs. 14278
Pickup/Drop between Agra and Bah (Chambal)Rs. 2389
Pickup/Drop between Agra and BharatpurRs. 4278
Pickup/Drop between Agra and DholpurRs. 4445
Pickup/Drop between Jaipur and AgraRs. 4123
Pickup/Drop between New Delhi and AgraRs. 6112
Transfer between Agra and Ranthambhore Rs. 8889
Transfer between Agra and VaranasiRs. 17556

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Agra Railway station TransfersRs. 526

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Agra has 6 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

Guide Services3
Walking Tours1

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List of Service Add Ons for Agra


Services Rates Starting From
Explore Agra on Cycles-
Full Day Heritage Tour of Agra on Cycles-

Guide Services

Services Rates Starting From
Audio Guide for AgraRs. 250
Full Day Guide Service in AgraRs. 1956
Half Day Guide Service in AgraRs. 1544

Walking Tours

Services Rates Starting From
Agra Heritage WalkRs. 2000

11 Travel Ideas listed for Agra. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Agra Heritage Experience
  • Deccan Odyssey - Luxury Train Experience
  • Fatehpur Experience

Stay Ideas

  • Amar Vilas Experience
  • Jaypee Palace Getaway
  • Jaypee Palace Spa Getaway
  • Mughal Sheraton Agra Getaway
  • Mughal Sheraton Spa Getaway

Festivals linked to Agra (Uttar Pradesh)

  • Bateshwar Cattle Fair
  • Bateshwar Temple Fair
  • Taj Mahotsav

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Jama Masjid in Agra is opposite the Agra fort, is one of the larger mosques in India and a most visited monument after Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
    Mosque or Dargah, Heritage Site
    Mosque, Royal Heritage
    Agra Fort is a UNESCO World heritage site and one of the most visited monuments after Taj Mahal. There are several areas to explore and a guided visit can take upto an hour and a half to explore. Diwan-e-aam, Diwaan-e-khaas, Khas Mahal (white marble palace, one of the best examples of painting on marble), Sheesh Mahal, Mina Masjid, Moti Masjid are some of the areas that are worth a visit.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Royal Heritage
    Itmad-ud-Daulas Tomb is sometimes called Baby Taj, for being a kind of miniature form of the Taj Mahal. Set on the river bank, the tomb was built between 1622 and 1628 represents a transition between different Mughal era architectures.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    The Taj Mahal is often the reason to visit India. Its a monument built by Shahjehan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal and became symbol of love world over. Taj Mahal today is a major attraction and one of the original seven wonders of the world.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Royal Heritage
    Mehtab Bagh overlooks The Taj Mahal from otherside of the river and offers excellent views. The Mehtab Bagh garden was the last of eleven Mughal-built gardens along the Yamuna opposite the Taj and the Agra Fort
    Mughal Garden
    The Ram Bagh is the oldest Mughal Garden in India, originally built by the Mughal Emperor Babur in 1528, located about five kilometers northeast of the Taj Mahal in Agra.
    Mughal Garden
    The Tomb of Akbar the Great is an important Mughal architectural masterpiece, built 1605-1613, set on 119 acres of garden in Sikandra, a suburb of Agra.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    Keetham lake is a scenic lake just outside Agra on the Agra - Delhi highway (NH 2) at 20 kms from Agra. The Keetham lake is also known as the Sur Sarovar. It is a tranquil spot, ideal for a relaxed outing. A wide variety of fish and water-birds add to the lakes natural charm and beauty.
    Bird Watching
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Bear Rescue centre, a facility set up by Wildlife SOS for bears rescued from Circus. This is popular with families with small kids.
    Animal Rescue Centre
    Built during the 16th century, the Fatehpur Sikri is one of the best preserved collection of Mughal architecture in India. Fatehpur Sikri often referred to as the lost city and has a number of monuments to visit.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    Dhoplpur at about 55 kms South of Agra on the Gwalior route is visited by inbound guests on the Agra - Gwalior route for its heritrage monuments that comprises Nihal tower( 19th Century), The Machkund Temple (Pre-historic and considered sacred in Hindu mythology, commands a picturesque view), Sant Nagar Buddh temple and Shergarh Fort (Old fort of historic importance).
    Heritage Site
    Pre Historic, Royal Heritage, Fort
    Sikh pilgrimage site in Machkund, Dholpur, associated with the history of sixth Sikh Guru Hargobind Sahib ji.
    Major Gurdwara
    Keoladeo national park or Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary has been the most organized bird sanctuaries in India. Bharatpur remains an attraction for anyone traveling on Agra - Jaipur route. Over the years 380 resident and migrant species of birds have been recorded in the area.
    Bird Watching
    Bateshwar Temples are a set of 108 Shiva temples on banks of River Yamuna and is most unique as its one of the rare temples where Shiva is depicted as a person and not a Linga. Shortly after Bateshwar Temple, Yamuna River meets the Chambal River and the entire area is haven for Bird watchers. there is a healthy population of allgators as well. Boats are available on hire for guests.
    Temple or Holy Place, Rides
    Lord Shiva, Boating
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Tulsidas ji Maharaj also known as Baba Jai Gurudev was an Indian spiritual guru, regarded by his devotees as a saint. Mathura is home to massive Ashram which is visited enroute Mathura / Agra as its right on the Delhi - Mathura Road on outskirts of Mathura

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Agra Cantt StationAn area at 5 kms from Taj Mahal and is recommended for Mid-segment transit travellers. Mid-segment hotels are sitauted at 1 km from the station.Transit/Business/Holiday-
Fatehabad RoadFatehabad Road is an area within 2 kms radius of the Taj Mahal and where majority of Hotels are situated. Some hotels offer long range Taj views from terrace or rooms.Business/Holiday/Getaway11
Taj East GateThis area is closest to the Taj east gate near parking area where a wide variety of hotel options are situated. Hotels here offer excellent close range Taj views from terraces and some of the rooms.Holiday/Experiential2
Town CentreTown Centre is a relatively crowded area from where Taj Mahal is about 5 kms away.Business1
Shamshabad RoadShamshabad road area is located 7 kms South of Agra town centre and home to many upmarket residential localities. Taj Mahal is about 5 kms from here.Holiday/Getaway/Experiential-
NH-02NH-02 lies on Agra - Mathura highway and recommended for business travellers and holiday travellers in Transit.Transit/Business-
Landmark NameDescriptionLandmark Type
Taj Mahal East Gate EntranceTaj Mahal East Gate Entrance is one of the two entrances to Taj Mahal (one of the seven wonders of the world and a UNESCO world heritage site)Tourist Attraction
Taj Mahal West Gate EntranceTaj Mahal West Gate Entrance is one of the two entrances to Taj Mahal (one of the seven wonders of the world and a UNESCO world heritage site)Tourist Attraction
Airport in Agra
  • Kheria Airport ( AGR ) , Agra
Railway Stations in Agra
  • Agra Cantt ( AGC ), Agra
  • Agra City ( AGA ), Agra
  • Agra Fort ( AF ), Agra
  • Raja Ki Mandi ( RKM ), Agra
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