Agra, Delhi and the North, India
At a Glance
Great family hotel with a really good kids club for families with younger children
Delicious fresh food with it's very own vegetable garden
The staff here take great pride in their service, you will come away feeling very well looked after
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Rajasthan is known as the desert state. It is largely hot and dry throughout the year, making it a great destination to get away from European winters.
Summer in Rajasthan extends from April to June. It is s the hottest season, with temperatures ranging from 32 degree C to 45 degree C, so not ideal for travel, although early April is a good time to get cheaper rates if you dont mind the temperature in the high 30s. In western Rajasthan the temperature may reach at high as 45 degree C, particularly in May and June so we'd suggest avoiding Jaisalmer and the Thar Desert at this time.
The second season - technically the "Monsoon" (although in reality Rajasthan never receives much rainfall) extends from July to September. The temperature drops slightly, and humidity increases. 90% of the rain Rajasthan can expect occurs during this period. Lakes and rivers will be higher from mountain run-off and flowers and grasses come to life, bringing added colour to the landscape.
The Post-monsoon period is from October to November. The average maximum temperature is 33 degree C to 38 degree C, and the minimum is between 18 degree C and 20 degree C. The official "season" for hotels in Rajasthan starts in October. It’s a great time to travel - warm and sunny during and perfect for exploring and relaxing.
The fourth season is "winter", and runs from December to March. With day time temperatures still in the high 20's during the day this a very popular time to travel. Hotels are at the their busiest over the Christmas and new year period. Be aware though that December and January can have very cool mornings and evening and we suggest taking some warm clothing. Whilst temperatures in the desert areas are always hot in the daytime, they become some of the coolest areas of the state once the sun goes down. It’s also fairly standard to expect some fog in the major cities of Northern Rajstasthan and Delhi in December and January.
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Trident, Agra is a charming little hotel situated just ten minutes from the Taj Mahal. The hotel has lovely large grounds and provides the perfect getaway for families, and people wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of the main city.
Home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Agra remains a popular choice when visiting India. Trident, Agra pays homage to the history of this ancient city with its red stone design. Made up of 135 rooms and beautiful landscaped gardens, relax here after a busy day exploring this fascinating city.
Trident, Agra boasts its own Trident Kids' Club, plenty of dining options mixing both Indian and European dishes and wellness facilities to help you unwind. Enjoy a dip in the pool, a relaxing massage at the Trident Spa followed by a delicious Italian meal at Al fresco.
There are 135 rooms and suites at Trident Agra, which have views over either the central courtyard or gardens. Choose between a deluxe room with either a garden view or pool view.
Children are welcome at Trident Agra, which includes a Trident Kids Club. There is also babysitting available on request.
The main restaurant and bar are located within the hotel. Outside, find Alfresco, a laid-back Italian restaurant serving pizzas and fresh barbecued food.
Children will love the Trident Kids Club where they can don their chef's cap for cooking class, get stuck into art competitions or simply enjoy outdoor games. For adults, there's the Trident Spa with a large treatment menu.
Charlotte Winter (Staff)
The rooms at The Trident are contemporary, relatively spacious and very bright. The bathrooms were refurbished last year and all include a combined shower and bath. There's a choice between garden-facing and pool-facing rooms. The latter is slightly more expensive but both are equally pleasant views. The swimming pool is lovely and is located in the centre of the hotel, surrounded by landscaped gardens.
Clare Monro (Staff)
This is a great option if you don't want to splash the cash on the Oberoi Amarvilas. It is also the best option in Agra for families due to the kids club. Comfortable, clean and of an international standard, it works really well for a night or two in Agra.
Agra - Mughal Heritage Walk (Kachpura)
Visit the small village of Kachpura, a rural settlement, with a stunning backdrop of the Taj Mahal.
The youth from the community, who have been trained up as tour guides, take you through the village allowing you to real get a feel of village life.
Agra - Sunrise at the Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal at sunrise is often on many people's ultimate wish lists and it never disappoints. Seeing the sun rise over this amazing monument makes you sit back in awe as Taj's colour slowly changes as the sun shimmers against it.
Situated 37 km (23 miles) south west of Agra, the ‘lost city’ of Fatehpur Sikri is the abandoned capital of the great Mughal emperor Akbar.
Location & directions
Agra, Delhi and the North, India
Trident is located in Agra
How to get there
It is 10 minutes from the Taj Mahal and 35 minutes drive from Agra's Kheria Airport. The train station is a 20 minute drive
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