Monday, August 12, 2013

Top Places to Visit in Agra

There are a number of stunning beautiful places that are visited by both local and foreign tourists in the city of Agra. Among the must see places that any tourist ought to visit includes Agra Fort. ,Jama Masjid, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikkri . These and many others are among the monumental sites that one must visit.
Following are some of the top places to visit in Agra:
This is the most exciting building that the world has ever known .it was constructed in 1631 by emperor Shah Jahan who wanted to use it to remember his beloved wife Mumtaz who passed on in child birth labor. Consequently, this place has been associated with the love for a woman and has been rated by architectures as one of the most perfect building the earth has ever had.  It was designed by three Italian artists and is known to attract more than three million of visitors every year. Taj Mahal is always crowded with local and international tourists. One most remarkable attribute of this beautiful building is that it take different looks at different part of the day and night. Some tourists like to enjoy the beauty of Taj Mahal at full moon night. You can compare the following pictures to understand the different looks at different part of the day:
 Natural Taj Mahal At Night
 Natural Taj Mahal At Night (Image Reference)
Decorated Taj Mahal at Night
Decorated Taj Mahal at Night (Image Reference)
Decorated Taj Mahal at Night
Another Look of Decorated Taj Mahal at Night (Image Reference)
Taj Mahal at Full Moon Night
Taj Mahal at Full Moon Night (Image Reference)
Golden look of Taj Mahal
Golden look of Taj Mahal (Image Reference)
Taj Mahal Interior
Taj Mahal Interior (Image Reference)

Agra Fort

It is also referred to as Lal Qila and it is listed by UNESCO as one of the heritage sites in Inda. This is the place where Sha-Jahan spent his last days in captivity. The fort is made from red sandstone and has three gateways. The fort covers an area of about 94 acres and the place is indeed remarkable one. 
If you are a mom or dad with small kids, you should have one of the best backpack diaper bags to have everything going smoothly for you while you travel.

Agra Fort
Agra Fort (Image Reference)

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Economy Hotels in Bharatpur

Bharatpur has a number of international standard heritage, deluxe and economy hotels and guest houses to accommodate and serve both local and foreign tourists visiting Bharatpur. Most of these hotels has restaurants serving Indian, Chinese and other continental cuisines.  Following are some top Bhratpur hotels and resorts with reliable information regarding them. So, if you are planning to visit Bharatpur, you can make your plan based on this description.

Swaraj Resorts Bharatpur

This beautiful resort is situated just opposite of Keoladeo National Park and it is hard to miss the magnificent front view of the resort. Swaraj Resorts claims to be the largest hotel of Bharatpur city with more than 40000 square yards of rambling gardens. The total area of the resort is 17 acres. The facility of the resort has a total of 12 well furnished guest rooms along with all modern amenities.
Swaraj Resorts Bharatpur (Image reference)
The resort has thriving green gardens, WiFi, business and fitness centers, a bar, swimming pool, 24 hour room service, free parking and free breakfast and other facilities. Because of its strategic location, just in front of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, different species of birds are frequently seen around the resort. The hotel is regarded as the first ever green hotel in Bharatpur.
The restaurant of Swaraj Resort is the sole place in the city that serves Fusion continental menu. Be it Thin crust pizza, fried chicken and gravy, or Nachos and cheese, everything is available in its restaurant.  Thus, Swaraj Resort should be called as the best place for especially the foreign tourists to stay. It cost $26 and up per night to in stay in this beautiful resort.

Birder’s Inn Bharatpur

Birder’s Inn is an economy hotel located at Bird Sanctuary road, Bharatpur. The hotel is only 55km away from Agra International airport and 3km and 1km away respectively from railway station and bus stand. The hotel is so close to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary that it takes only 3 minutes to reach at the Sanctuary from the hotel.
Birder’s Inn Bharatpur (Image Reference)
The Birder’s Inn is a peaceful and calm shelter for tourists. Offering comfortable stay and cordial hospitality, the Birder’s Inn is solely run by an avid naturalist and bird lover of considerable reputation who himself too stay in the Inn and makes it a suitable place for bird lovers and watchers. Birder’s Inn provides services in terms of knowledge of birds and the owner of the hotel exchanges the insights and experience to make the stay of the tourists truly meaningful. 
This beautiful economy has a total of 10 well-furnished rooms with almost all modern hotel amenities including attached bath, air condition and cold and hot running water. It has multi cuisine restaurant serving wide range of dishes. At last, the hospitality that is offered in this hotel is possible by only home run lodge, thus, keeps this hotel apart from other hotels in its surroundings. It takes $40 and up per night to stay in this economy hotel near Bird Sanctuary.

 Hotel Sonar Haveli Bharatpur

This is an economy hotel located at Agra-Jaipur road, just opposite to the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. It is only 55km from Agra international Airport and 5kkm and 3km away respectively from railway station and bus stand. The facility has a total of 10 rooms all with attached bath and running hot and cold water for the guests. Other facilities of the Hotel Sonar Haveli include restaurant, 24 hour room service, business centre, free breakfast, free parking, high speed internet etc.
Hotel Sonar Haveli Bharatpur (Image Reference)
Rajeshwari, the restaurant of the hotel, serves Indian, continental, Italian and Chinese cuisines. It takes $36 and up per night to stay in this economy hotel. Check out time 12 noon.

Deluxe Hotels in Bharatpur

Hotel Udai Vilas Palace

Udai Vilas Palace is a deluxe hotel located at Fatehpur Sikri Road, Bharatpur. The hotel is 56 km away from Agra International Airport and 4km away from both bus stand and railway station. So, it is very easily accessible from Agra and Jaipur. This is comparatively a bigger hotel in terms of number of guest rooms. It has a total of 54 air conditioned, attached bath and well-furnished guest rooms.
Hotel Udai Vilas Palace Bharatpur (Image Reference)
The facilities of the hotel include a bar, business and fitness centers, restaurant and café, swimming pool, free parking, 24 hour room service, massage centre, travel counseling etc.
Ghosla, the restaurant of Udai Vilas Palace, is a multi cuisine restaurant which offers international and traditional Rajasthani, continental, Chinese and Mughlai flavors. It has a coffee shop available too.  
It has a very calm and serene ambiance to unwind you and a perfect place to enjoy time with your dear ones. All the facilities in this hotel make it one of the ideal places to stay in Bharatpur.  It cost only $94 and up per night to stay in this deluxe hotel.

Bharatpur Ashok

Bharatpur Ashok is another deluxe hotel located right in the middle of renowned Keoladeo National park, Bharatpur.  The hotel is 53 km from Agra International Airport and 8km and 5km away from railway station and bus stand. It has a total of 17 guest rooms. The facilities in the hotel include a business centre, free parking, high speed internet facility, cold and hor running water, restaurant etc.   Pets are allowed and there is a kid’s area too.
Bharatpur Ashok Hotel (Image Reference)
The hotel has a nice restaurant which serves local and continental dishes. It has a bar too.
The best thing of this hotel is its location. Most of the bird- watchers stay in this hotel without heeding to the services the hotel offers. It cost only $80 and up per night to stay in the hotel inside the Bird sanctuary. Check in time 12 noon.