Travel like a royal in Agra by employing a tonga to get a real feel of the city. Tonga rides, akin to a horse drawn carriage decorated colourfully with flowers, will allow you to experience the city in a unique way and learn many interesting facts that you would not have otherwise been privy to.
Agra, found in the state of Uttar Pradesh, is most famously known for being home to the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort and thus witnesses hordes of tourists every year as they come to see these world heritage sites. However, your journey to Agra is simply not complete without a tonga ride.
If you would truly like to feel like a royal, opt for a fun way of getting around the city by employing a tonga. A tonga ride is in essence something akin to a horse drawn carriage decorated with colourful flowers and cloth. This mode of transportation is not only reasonable, but also an incredible amount of fun! Try and get a tonga ride to the city's greatest monument, the Taj Mahal, to truly experience Agra for these rides will make you privy to the little details about the city that make a tour worthwhile.
There are a number of attractions that a traveller can visit when in Agra, and the most important, perhaps the most well known site is the Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahan as the final resting place for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, has the honour of being named as one of the world's seven wonders as well as a World Heritage Site. Built in marble this majestic white structure is a symbol of India and can be seen from miles around. It can even be seen from the Agra Fort quite a distance away. The Agra Fort too is one of the World Heritage Sites in India and its composition being of red sandstone has earned it's name. The Red Fort effectively exhibits Mughal architecture drawing a stark difference between the Northern and Southern styles of construction.
If you opt to reside at The Gateway Hotel Fatehabad Road Agra, you would be treated to a spectacular view of the city's tribute to love, glittering against the city's skyline. The architecture of this Agra hotel greatly complements that of the great Taj Mahal and not many Agra hotels are capable of providing the experience the Gateway Hotel boats of. So when you tour Agra, make sure that you go on a tonga ride, see these World Heritage sites and stay at the Gateway Hotel for one look out your window would ensure that you would never want to leave.