Mohd.Shahnawaz Khan Private tour guide in Agra - India

Mohd.Shahnawaz Khan

Guide profile:

Hi. NAMASTE means ' I bow to the soul enshrined in your body '.

The role of tour guide for tourism is "Tourist guides are the front line tourism locals professionals, who act as good-will ambassadors to throngs of domestic and international visitors who visit our cities and our nation"

I am Mohd Shahnawaz Khan & I work as a Govt. Approved professional local tour guide in Agra . I have tour guide license from Ministry of tourism & culture, Govt. of India. as well as I am professionally qualified M. A in history & Post Graduate Diploma in tourism management, from Agra university ,

I usually receive comments "excellent service" by my clients . I am resident of world famous city of the TAJ MAHAL, Agra.

I have all qualification to serve you as a the best TOUR GUIDE IN AGRA as well as I can customize tours and can arrange car/coach, hotel rooms as per your needs & desire.

I enjoy reading books of historical importance and I try to serve my guests better after every tour.

My belief is that every traveler should be personally taken care of, and I give full attention to my guests.

Apart from sightseeing, I make sure that other necessary aspects like proper lunch etc are also taken care of properly.

Once you book any tour, it will always be a tailor made tour, planned according to your interests.

I love to meet people, traveling and collecting the facts & figures on art, architecture & culture from those I have worked with my guest from all over the world so that's why I have very good knowledge of culture, art, craft and architecture etc. and I hope after visiting with me, you'll go back with unforgettable sweet memories of the mini world 'INCREDIBLE INDIA'

: Quotes about India :

Mark Twain (American author) - "India is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grandmother of tradition. Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only. "

Max Mueller (German scholar) - "If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should point to India".

Romain Rolland (French scholar) - "If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India. "

A Rough Guide to India - "It is impossible not to be astonished by India. Nowhere on Earth does humanity present itself in such a dizzying, creative burst of cultures and religions, races and tongues. Enriched by successive waves of migration and marauders from distant lands, every one of them left an indelible imprint which was absorbed into the Indian way of life. Every aspect of the country presents itself on a massive, exaggerated scale, worthy in comparison only to the superlative mountains that overshadow it. It is this variety which provides a breathtaking ensemble for experiences that is uniquely Indian. Perhaps the only thing more difficult than to be indifferent to India would be to describe or understand India completely. There are perhaps very few nations in the world with the enormous variety that India has to offer. Modern day India represents the largest democracy in the world with a seamless picture of unity in diversity unparalleled. "

* * * * * * Recently Guide tour is given to : Ms . Lori Robison ( General of Air Force , USA) in Feb-16. Appointed by Embassy of USA,New Delhi.

Recent reviews of this tour guide:

5 stars James O.

We were a party of 4 and Mohd delivered exactly what we asked for and more. He arranged our transportation from and to Delhi airport and our Agra hotel accommodation. He is a very knowledgeable man who cares greatly for his city and it's culture. He certainly knows his subject and guided us around the sights at a comfortable pace. I and the rest of my party have no reservation in recommending Mohd and his services. Fantastic visit with a Brilliant Guide.

Tour guide services/sample itinerary:

Agra sightseeing tours:Personnel Tour guide service .

1.Half day private Guided tour (Taj mahal / Agra fort ) : 40.00 USD.

2.Full day private Guided tour (Taj mahal / Agra fort / Fatehpur Sikri ) : 50.00 USD.

*** You can reach AGRA CITY from NEW DELHI by road or by super fast train Bhopal Shatabdi/no.12002,Boarding from New Delhi Railway Station 6:15 AM. takes only two hours to reach Agra on 08:10 AM.and depart in same evening from Agra cant railway station on 8:30 PM.to New Delhi .

** YOU CAN BOOK ON LINE TRAIN TICKETS BY ( www.irctc.co.in )

and from the Agra railway station I can provide to you Car for city sightseeing.

Transportation by tour guide:

Yes, I can provide all kind of cars for your city tour in Agra and also for other destinations.

Private sightseeing & group tours offered by this guide:

Budget Car tour :Same day.Delhi-Agra-Delhi. Price Per Group 130.00 USD
Car Tour:Same Day, Delhi-Agra-Delhi. Price Per Group 180.00 USD
Customized tour of James Outram Price Per Group 512.00 USD
Golden triangle tour. Delhi- Agra -Jaipur Delhi Price Per Group 850.00 USD
Hire me for Taj mahal. ( Tour guide service ). Price Per Group 40.00 USD
Train Tour:Same Day,Delhi-Agra-Delhi . Price Per Group 80.00 USD
World Heritage Tour of Agra by Car. Price Per Group 100.00 USD

Tour guide interests:

To share my local wisdom of AGRA MUGHAL culture with you.

To ensure you have an authentic experience.

To excel in my tour guide services.

Reviews of this tour – by clients who booked!

5 stars James O. 19 Feb 2018

We were a party of 4 and Mohd delivered exactly what we asked for and more. He arranged our transportation from and to Delhi airport and our Agra hotel accommodation. He is a very knowledgeable man who cares greatly for his city and it's culture. He certainly knows his subject and guided us around the sights at a comfortable pace. I and the rest of my party have no reservation in recommending Mohd and his services. Fantastic visit with a Brilliant Guide.

Tour Guide Comment: Thanks..I hope to see you again..

5 stars Lloyd B. L. B. 12 Oct 2014

Booked the same day Agra tour from Delhi by car. Driver arrived at our hotel at the allotted time and quickly drove us to Agra where Mohd was waiting. Lots of information was provided and was happy to answer plenty of questions. Thanks for an enjoyable day.

Tour Guide Comment: Thanks sir,

5 stars Suzanne S. 04 Nov 2013

Mohd's tour of Agra was excellent. He knows an incredible amount of history on each location (we toured the Taj, mini Taj, and Agra Fort. He is excited to answer any questions you may have. I would highly recommend Mohd as a tour guide for your trip to Agra!

Tour Guide Comment: Thanks.

5 stars Ken S. 21 Apr 2013

Mohd was an excellent tour guide. We toured the Taj, mini-Taj (which is more impressive than the Taj in its fine details as opposed to the scale of the Taj), and the Agra fort. I am definately glad that I retained a guide- it made navigating the sites much easier.

Mohd. knew a large amount of information about the history and architecture of each of the locations. He paced our tour perfectly, I never felt rushed and we moved along at a good pace. He thoughtfully answered all questions

Tour Guide Comment: Many Thanks..Mr.Ken.I hope to see you again in future with your queen..

5 stars Michael H. 30 Mar 2013

The tour was enjoyable and conducted in a pleasant and efficient manner. The guide M. Shahnawaz Khan was right on the railway platform when I got off the train. During the day I found him to be knowledgeable and was able to pass the information without overdoing it while touching on historical and cultural aspects as well as anecdotal fun stuff.

Tour Guide Comment: Thanks a lot Sir.

5 stars Kristina S. 20 Dec 2011

Mr. Khan was an excellent guide. He is extremely well-educated--knowledgeable about architecture, history, art, etc.--and very personable. He knows short-cuts that allow a tourist to maximize their time in Agra and could answer all our questions about the momuments and the city. Mr. Khan even arranged a safe ride back to Delhi for us when our train was running 5+ hours late due to fog. Overall, he made our visit to Agra a pleasurable and informative experience.

Tour Guide Comment: Thanks Ms Kristina. Hope you had a wonderful trip in Agra.

5 stars Ken F. 07 May 2011

In a word, EXCELLENT. We debated on whether to visit Agra Fort and Taj Mahal on our own (with a guidebook and Internet information) or hiring a guide. We are so happy we selected a guide - and specifically Mohd. His knowledge on the sites was excellent and he was able to answer all questions we had. His English was excellent and sense of humor was also a great. I would highly recommend Mohd to others and am already thinking of my next trip (to Jaipur) and using Mohd.

Ken Frohling - Viator.com

4 stars Andrew M. 08 Jul 2010

Mohd has boundless enthusiasm for Agra and the sights around. Nothing was too much for him in ensuring the day when smoothly. Upon request he got us to the Taj just after dawn, and ensured that we were able to see all the other sights around Agra and understood their relevance. Mohd is a lovely chap, has good English and we would recommend.

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