Description of the tour
Tour itinerary: Agra
This amazing hidden gems tour of Agra is perfect for those travelers who want to get their bearings of the city and learn where to find local hidden gems. By going on this tour you’ll be able to access places in old city of Agra that you couldn’t get to by car or bus.
Pick up: We will pick you from your hotel anywhere in Agra. Meet your local tour guide in your hotel and head to the Taj Mahal. Our Agra hidden gems tour will start by visiting the Taj Mahal.
The Taj Mahal is an immense mausoleum of white marble built in 1631 in the memory of Mumtaj Mahal. Daily thousands of visitors come here just to behold it's celestial beauty. Also known as temple of love which is a pilgrimage for love birds.
After visiting the Taj Mahal we will drive to the Old city Agra which was founded by great Mughal emperors. Explore here it's hidden gems by walking thorough its narrow and busy streets.
First stop in old city at Jama Mosque of Agra which is one of the largest mosques in Agra and it has been intricately designed with indian makrana marble and sandstone.
Now let's walk towards Agra fort railway station which used to be one of the stations in India which had both broad gauge and meter gauge. it was built in British period. Roam around here and click some finest pictures.
Another stop at Rawatpara spice market which is one of the oldest localities of old city Agra and most of the shops in this market are from the mughal period. Take a walk here and let yourself fall in love with indian spices.
On the way there is a temple which is a Lord shiva temple and its not a common temple. It is said that the shiva linga in this temple is covered in silver and founded by the Lord Shiva himself and at full moonlight Lord Shiva decends to this temple and bless his believers.
Our last stop at the busiest market which is Bijli Ghar. Bijli Ghar is one of the largest wholesale cloth markets in agra where one can find any type of branded or local wear. A must visit.
After visiting clothes market we will head to Indian restaurant for delicious lunch Where we will have Indian basmati rice, Paneer ( India cheese prepared with spices in gravy ), Daal ( lentils with gravy ), Mix veg, Naan ( Indian garlic bread ), Mughlai chicken ( prepared in gravy with spices ), Vegetable soup and offcourse Indian masala tea.
Finish. I hope you really enjoyed your day with me.
Return to hotel.