Siituated on the banks of the river Yamuna of , Agra is the most popular destination in India. This city which was built during 1475 had existed during Mahabharat period and Mahirshi Angira in 1000 BC. Interstingly the city came into prominence only during the Mughal period. Agra always attracts large number of tourists for the beauty of the Mughal architecture most notably is one of the Seven Wonders of the World - Taj Mahal. This place is stunning to view at night for the multi-colored lighting.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Agra. Some of them are Hotel Raj Bed & Breakfast (Tariff – Rs.800), Grand Hotel Agra (Tariff – Rs.1,500), Bhoomi Residency (Tariff – Rs.1800) and Dolphin Inn (Tariff –1600).
The official language of Agra is Hindi. The other language known is Urdu.
The Important Festivals of Agra is Adoor Gajamel (February).
Places to Visit
There are several places of tourist attraction in Agra. Some of the places include Tāj Mahal (12kms from Adilabad) , Agra Fort (5.2 kms from Agra) Fatehpūr Sikrī, (30 kms from Agra) I'timād-Ud-Daulah ( 9 kms from Agra) Akbar's Tomb, Sikandra (12 kms from Agra) and Mankameshwar Temple(12 kms from Agra).
How to Get There
The Agra airport is located 12.5 away from the heart of the city.
There are regular express trains to New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Bhopal, Indore, Kochi, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Jaipur, Lucknow, Thiruvananthapuram etc.
There are regular buses connecting to major cities in North India. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Hans Travels, Royal Travels and Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation(RSRTC). When you buy your tickets online look out for bus ticket booking offers.
Kankroli is located in the Rajsamand District of Rajasthan. It is a place of immense attraction for tourists because of the remarkable Lake Rajsamand built by Maharaja Rajsingh and the temple of Dwarikadheesh. Kankroli is the main city of Rajsamand and is 2 km away from Rajnagar. It is connected to the NH 8 Udaipur-Ajmer highway.
Places to Stay
Comfortable accommodation facilities can be availed at hotels like Darbar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Somco Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
Mewari is mostly spoken but people also communicate in Hindi.
Janmashtami is a festival celebrated with much enthusiasm. Another major attraction is Gawri, a group dance that goes on throughout the year.
Places of Interest
Kankroli is a good place for a picnic. Dwarkadhish Temple and Rajsamand Lake are a major attraction for all.
How to Get There
If one wants to reach Kankroli by air it can be easily reached as the Maharana Pratap Airport is located at a distance of 60 km away in Udaipur. It connects to all major cities.
Kankroli has a railway station of its own.
Kankroli is well-connected with nearby cities and is easily reachable with an average fare of Rs. 200. Daily buses to Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jalor, Bhachau, Rurkee and others are available. There are various operators like RSRTC (Rajasthan Sate Road Transport Corporation), Rishabh Travellers and Srinath Travelers. Most of the travellers these days opt for online bus ticket reservation.