The Oberoi Amarvilas is located in the city of Agra, in the State of Uttar Pradesh, which is one of the largest states in India. The resort is situated 600 metres from the Taj Mahal and approximately 15 minutes from the city centre. It is also just one hour's drive from the UNESCO world heritage site of Fatehpur Sikri.
THE OBEROI AMARVILAS, AGRA
The Oberoi Amarvilas, Taj East Gate Road, Agra - 282001, India
+91 562 2231515, +91-11-23890606
Agra is known for having mild winters, hot summers and a monsoon season.
|Seasons of year||Season time||Maximum temperature||Minimum temperature||Rainfall|
|Summer||May to September||122°F (50°C)||115°F (46°C)||243 mm|
|Winter||December to February||50°F (36°C)||36 °F (2°C)||Nil|
|Autumn||October to October||82°F (28°C)||72°F (22°C)||Nil|
|Spring||March to April||82°F (28°C)||72°F (22°C)||Nil|
All international visitors to India (except those with a Nepali or Bhutanese national passport), must have valid passports stamped with current visas. For more information on visa categories and applications, please visit the Government of India online portal for visa applications here .
It is mandatory for all international visitors to India to register with the Foreigners' Regional Registration Office within 24 hours of arrival. The hotel will scan your passport photograph page when you check in and take care of this service for you.
The Visa on Arrival (enabled by Electronic Travel Authorisation) facility is available for travellers visiting India from 43 countries. For more information on the Visa on Arrival facility, please click here to visit the website of the Government of India.
The unit of Indian currency is the Rupee. For up to date information on exchange rates, please click here.
We would be happy to help with foreign currency exchange in India. Please ask the concierge upon arrival.
There are plenty of international ATMs in all major cities in India. International credit cards are also widely accepted.
Please note: It is prohibited to take Indian currency out of India.
If you are travelling to Agra during the summer months, we recommend you wear loose clothing made from natural fabrics. During the winter months, you may wish to carry a sweater or shawl for the evenings.
English is widely spoken in India. Staff at the airport, hotels, restaurants and shops will most often be fluent in English.
Hindi is the official and most widely spoken native language in India. It is most concentrated in the northern states. Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada prevail in the south.
Visitors of Indian origin and foreigners aged above 10 years who reside in India can carry INR 45,000 (when the country of origin is Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar or China, the currency allowance is INR 6,000)
International visitors (over 18 years) from every other country can carry USD 10,000 or the value of USD 5,000 in other currencies, per person into India.
Passengers aged over 18 can also carry one laptop computer.
Customs duty is leviable at 36.05% on the valuable of dutiable goods in excess of the allowance.