Agra Walks - Agra Walking Tour

Private & Custom Tours in India
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Tour description

Get to know Agra the local way, by exploring the city’s hidden lane-ways, bustling spice market, and religious mosques and temples, all with your feet to guide you. Sample treats at a 200-year-old sweets shop, hop on a cycle rickshaw, and learn why Hindu families dress their idols. Hear the legends that have been passed down through generations and learn how modern-day India is reshaping itself. Finish it all up with the spectacular sight of the Taj Mahal from a secret spot.

3:15 Hrs - Pickup From hotel You will be picked up at your hotel in Agra at 3:15 pm and proceed to the Agra Fort Army Gate.Ambedkar Park & Fort Station The tour then proceeds to Ambedkar Park. The next stop is the Agra Fort Railway station. Built in true British style, this station carries about 90,000 passengers each day. Jama Masjid Your next stop is Jama Masjid, the biggest mosque in the city, where you will learn about Islam religion and Mughal history.Vaidya Ramdutt Gali Vaidya Ramdutta was an Ayurvedic Doctor. Vaidya Ramdutta was his name, Gali means small lane. This doctor used to treat people with the herbal medicines. His family members are still practicing the same. Ayurveda is the combination of two words ‘Ayur’ means ‘age’ & ‘Veda’ means ‘to increase’, so Ayurveda tells how to increase your age with the natural herbal remedies.Chimman Lal Poori Wala & Taxtile Market Next, you will stop at Chimman Lal Poori Wala, a 185-year old local sweet shop where guests can not only see various sweets being made but also sample them. Hitting the road again, the tour explores a local wholesale market where the guide explains the various wares on sale on how Indian markets are so much different from organized retail in most western countries. Mankameshwar Temple & Spice Market Monkeys greet the way to the next attraction Mankameshwar Mandir, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. You are welcome to enter the temple and see devotees going about prayer regimes. Next, your tour will take you to the Rawatpara Spice market. Bound to sneeze a few times as the aroma fills the air, you can witness heaps of red chilies and pots of Indian pickles. Rickshow Ride The tour then proceeds through a cycle rickshaw ride, the most popular means of transport in India. The ride ends at the banks of the river Yamuna and you will then head to the backside of the Taj Mahal in a car. Sunset View of Taj Mahal You will then experience a sunset view of the Taj Mahal from across the river. Back to Hotel The tour ends here and you will be dropped back off at your hotel.

What's included

  • Pickup and drop off by Air-conditioned Transport.
  • Knowledgeable Tour guide.
  • Rickshow Ride.
  • Mineral water.
  • Taxes and Parkings.
  • Bottled water

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities