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Agra guide

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Agra guide

Hi Can anyone recommend a guide or transport to collect at Agra train station then show round Taj and other sights, or website to book

Many Thanks


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We're Canadians and met a fellow that Ravi in the parking lot near the Taj. He gave me his business card which has gone missing. He knew everything about the Taj and was a delightful fellow. My brother-in-law (a Delhi resident) bargained his price down to 50 rupees for a 2 hour tour....that's around $1 Canadian ?!?!?!? Anyway, he got us in through a different entrance, which involved going through someone's dwelling, and saving us at least 30 minutes in line. What was even better is that he didn't take us to the various marble vendors and souvenir shops that other guides do. If I find his card, I'll post it here. Ravi was a pleasure to deal with.

We couldn't take my video camera or tripod into the grounds of the Taj, but my camera was fine. Not quite sure why, but those were the rules when we visited. Hope you have a wonderful trip. Seeing the Taj in person is so much better than any picture I've seen.

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toursbylocals.com is a great site for guided tour.toursbylocals have certificate of an excellence by tripadvisor.great reviews on TA.

For 50 rs u can not have an official guide, near the gate mostly touts roaming around.

You can book guide at up-tourism.com also.

Happy journey


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many names for agra approved guides and many touts you will found near TAJ.

our TA contributors DeepakAgra,Agraguide, sunilgupta, are all registered guide who gives valuable time to TA forums. you can check with them. If any of them is free for your dates they will happy to help

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You can use search box above.

Write in that "Local tour guide recommendations" and you will get results.


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Good morning ,

on this TA. there are many recommendation of Guides you can search. you can contact them by PM on this website.. it is always good to book things in advance.

Taj mahal is closed on every FRIDAY.

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