Agra beholds the pride of being home to one of the seven wonder of the world, the ‘Taj Mahal’ that even today stands on this land with its unbound glory and charm. Apart from this, the city is unique in its own way with so much to tell about the most influential past majorly, the Mughal era.
Best time to visit: October to March
How to reach there:
By Road: Agra lies on the cross roads of national highways 2, 3 and 11 and is very well connected to almost all parts of the country. It’s most important bus terminal is ‘Idgah’ as you can board most of the buses from here only. There are ample of good, air-conditioned bus services available from here. You will have no problem commuting to and fro as there are enough of rest houses and catering facilities.
By Air: Agra is just at 30 minutes hop from Delhi. You will land onto the the ‘Kheria’ airport which is only 6km the main city. There are several national and private airlines connecting Agra to Delhi.
On Tracks: The major Agra railway station is Agra Cantonment. The train services from New Delhi are quite in abundance. These services include Shatabdi Express, Taj Express and Inter-city Express from Delhi which take just 2-3 hours to reach Agra. Other trains servicing the city are G.T. Express, Dadar Express, Jhelum Express, Kalinga Utkal Express, Karnataka Express, Ujjaini Express and Hyderabad Express.