Ride Through The Narrow Alleyways Of Agra
Duration: Same Day Tour
Departure point- Local Hotel
Departure time- 7am
Duration- 3 hours (approx.)
Return details- Returns to original departure point
Agra- city of eternal love has a lot to offer its visitors. The narrow lanes still echoes the tales of the past; indeed the city is a paradise for the cyclists. In addition to the Taj; the historical monuments, local markets and marble workshops around this city are of extreme delight. Hence, the best way to discover the historical sites, peaceful areas and nature hugging places is through cycles. Conducted twice in a day; this cycling tour of around 3 hours will make you familiar with Agra’s glorious history.
- Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
- Small group ensures personal service
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Conducted twice in a day
- Makes you familiar with Agra’s glorious history.
The day begins early. Once you arrive at the meeting place, the guide will give you tips and will also brief you about the best ways of cycling in Agra. Post this, you will get your cycle and other safety equipment. Hop on the cycle and ride thorough the colorful lanes and discover its magnificence with every turn you take on the tour.
The knowledgeable guide will take you down the narrow alleys where you can witness the mind-boggling amalgamation of the past and the future. While riding down the lanes you will pass through the Dhobhi Ghat- a well-known open air laundromat in Yamuna River, Agra. The washers, locally known as Dhobis, work in the open to wash the clothes.
Post this, follow the quaint lanes of Agra and visit the Jama Masjid-a large mosque attributed to Shah Jahan's daughter- Princess Jahanara Begum which is located opposite to the Taj Mahal. Offer prayers at the Jami Masjid or "Friday Mosque" (popularly known as). Afterwards, enjoy tea and breakfast at a nearby local shop.
Keep on paddling through the delightful lanes of Agra to reach Manka Meshwar temple. Manka Meshwar temple in Agra is one of the ancient temples in the city that is devoted to Lord Shiva, where the Shivalinga was incarnated by Lord Shiva.
As this is just the starting of the day, all the shops would probably be closed only you would be able to spot famous sweet vendors selling mouthwatering delicacies. Enhance the exotic experience of cycling by passing through the Agra’s bustling wholesale vegetable market.Take in the sights and smells of the vegetables that are used in the preparation of delicious Indian cuisines.
Scouted the narrow yet intriguing lanes of Agra? Feeling tired? Dont’ be, keep on cycling and make your way to Akbar Church- the place where the Mughal Emperors came to pray, especially Jahangir. The tour ends at the Oberoi Amarvilas.
- Professional guide
- Supporting co-guide
- Morning tea
- Local Indian breakfast
- Use of bicycle and helmet
- Gratuities (optional)
Just carry print out or soft copy of the confirmation you get from us after completing the advance payment.
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