Things to do in Agra
Planning an Agra tour? We’ve made a list of the top things to do in Agra so you don’t miss out on the highlights!
Things to do in Agra
Visit the Taj Mahal at Night
The glorious feat of Mughal architecture, the Taj Mahal, is an incredibly beautiful sight by moonlight. Experience a memory of a lifetime – it is said that the Taj Mahal changes its colors during the full moon nights, so if you’re visiting during such a time, don’t miss out on this spectacle!
Watch ‘Mohabbat, the Taj Mahal Story’ – A Dance and Drama Show
Enjoy an evening of dance and drama at Agra’s Cultural and Convention Centre and see the world’s largest replica of the Taj Mahal in pure white Makarana marble, designed by 28 designers and craftsmen over seven years! The show depicts Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s immortal love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, and is performed by The Sanskritik Natyashala group – a series of plays enacting expressions of love. One can enjoy the show in eight different languages too!
Take a Culinary Tour of Agra
At dusk, hop in and out of some of the oldest and top-rated food joints in the city Savor over a dozen mouth-watering dishes whose recipes have remained unchanged for generations – drawn by the flavors and the aromas, hundreds flock to these restaurants everyday! Sample a host of famous North Indian street food with plenty of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options available.
Half day Visit of Sikandra
Visit Sikandra, a town close to Agra where there is much rich history to breathe in, including the tomb of the great Mughal Emperor, Akbar. Visit Itmad-ud-Daulah, popularly known as the Baby Taj for its similarities to the Taj Mahal, which is predates. The beautiful mausoleum houses the body of Itimad-ud-Daulah, a poor Persian merchant who found himself in the courts of Emperor Akbar.
Other Things to do in Agra
Regal Mughal Dinner at the Oberoi Amarvilas
Savor traditional Indian cuisine, authentic flavors and elegant Mughal dynasty settings, amid views of the hotel, gardens and water bodies. Glimpse traditional grandeur with a Mughal-theme evening and royal dinner. Sultry melodies of Indian classical music, low-seating seats, blazing torches and a grand 3-course Royal Indian thali (plate) showcase the Mughal heritage and kitchens of yore.
Visit a Bear Rescue Center
Wildlife SOS Bear Rescue Facility works to rescue and rehabilitate animals under the Indian Wildlife Protection Act, saving over 600 bears. Take a guided tour to meet rescued Indian Sloth Bears, followed by an informative presentation on holistic solutions aimed at eking out human/wildlife conflicts.
Plan Your Tour of Agra
With the stunning Taj Mahal, historic Mughal heritage, vibrant local culture and cuisine, Agra is a delightful travel destination. Our destination experts are happy to plan your private Agra tours, to help you experience the best of the city. Contact us today for your obligation-free itinerary.