General

India by Locals hosts Agra shopping tour. This tour is personalized and customized according to tourists demands. Many people know Agra as a place of many world heritage sites. But very few of them know that Agra is also rich in culture, food and handicrafts. Agra was the capital of India during the Mughals rule. It was one of the main markets for economic and business deals during that time. Agra is famous for its work in carpets, leather goods, embroidery, jewellery and marble inlay work for a long time.

Descendents of those workers who worked for Mughals are still doing the same work in Agra. You will get a chance to directly meet those artists. You can buy from them whatever you like.

This Agra shopping tour includes visits to some of the famous bazaars and specialized retail stores of Agra.

Our guides will help you at every point, from picking you up to taking to various shops. They will make sure you get most of this special tour.

Some of the interesting stuff you might like to buy:

  • Indian food and spices
  • Fabric for bedspreads
  • Tailored clothes
  • Leather Goods
  • Jewellery
  • Carpets
  • Sarees
  • Marble Inlaid Items
  • Open air markets and Bazaar

Inclusions

  • Round-trip from your hotel
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guide service charges
  • Driver and fuel charges
  • Parking charges

 Duration: 4-6 hours

 Price: 45 USD up to 4 person

Itinerary

6:00 A.M. PICK UP FROM HOTEL FOR A SUNRISE VISIT.

Our Guide and driver will come And Pick you up from your Hotel in Agra. He will take you to Taj Mahal for a sunrise Visit. See just how stunning the majestic monument looks under the beautiful rising sun before you head out with your guide for other Monuments. Return Back to Your Hotel for breakfast. (Taj Mahal remain closed on every Friday).

11:30 A.M. VISIT OF AGRA FORT

After having breakfast, head Towards Imposing Agra Fort (a UNESCO world heritage site), built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D. This huge fort is made of red sandstone. The majestic buildings in the premises reflect the unmatchable Hindu and central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echoes the story of the Mughal Empire.

1:00 P.M. LUNCH BREAK

Time for Lunch, Optional Lunch will be provided at one of the best Local AC Restaurant. You have the opportunity to Relish the Local Mughlai Cuisine.

2:00 P.M. EXCURSION TO FATEHPUR SIKRI

After Lunch Leave for Excursion to Fatehpur Sikri (A Unesco World Heritage Site) is 01 Hrs drive from Agra. It has been described as “the world’s most perfectly preserved ghost town”. This city was established by the Mughal emperor Akbar in the late 16th century and it was also the capital of Mughal dynasty at that time. However, the city was abandoned only after 15 years due to the shortage of water. But the elegant buildings of this walled city remain unimpaired to this day. Places like Diwan-e-Khas, Panch Mahal, Diwan-e-Aam and Jodhabai Palace interests tourists the most.

5.00 P.M. TIME FOR SHOPPING

Return to Agra You may wish to Enjoy shopping in Agra, Which is known for its fabulous handicrafts and Art Works, Agra is Famous for Inlay Work, also called As ‘Pierta Dura’. Where semiprecious Stones are Inlaid in White marble to create various Objects of Decoration. The Mughals were fond of art and craft. Empress Nur Jahan was an accomplished artist in herself in Zari embroidery work. Agra is also famous for its other handicraft products like Brassware, Embroidery work, Carpets, Leather Goods and Jewellery.

7:00 P.M.

With lots of memories and different experiences, our driver will drop you at your hotel in Agra.

If you want any changes in above-mentioned itinerary, please write to us at indiabylocals@gmail.com

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