Nagpur is surrounded by many tiger reserves and acts as a gateway, hence called Tiger capital of India. Tiger reserves such as Pench Tiger Reserve is situated around 90 km from the city and can be reached through NH44 in Nagpur – Jabalpur road. Tadoba National Park is situated south of the city and is around 141 km from the city. Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary, Bor Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, Navegaon National Park, Melghat Tiger Reserve and Kanha Tiger Reserve(MP) are the other tiger reserves which are located at a radius of 200 km from the city. The city has its own reserved forest area at Seminary Hills and Gorewada.
The average maximum daytime temperature in Agra in January is a warm 22°C (72°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 8°C (46°F). There are usually 7 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 69% of the 11 hours of daylight.
Expect 12mm (0.5 inches) of rainfall across the whole of January with 1 day with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be moderate (5 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.
Agra’s Kheria airport is also a military base. It is a seasonal commercial airport and is connected by Air India flights from Jaipur and now Zoom Air flights from Delhi. Kheria airport is 13 kilometres away from Agra city. Hire a taxi from the airport to get to the city, which should take you around 10-15 minutes depending on traffic. (A new airline) starts flight operations between Delhi and Agra.
Agra is well connected by bus to all cities. Daily buses ply between these cities. Agra has two major interstate bus terminals called Idgah Bus Stand (which is located right in the centre of the city and is 8 kilometres from the Taj Mahal) and ISBT (which is located at a distance of 12 kilometres from the Taj Mahal).
Agra is situated on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Chennai route and is well connected to most cities across India. Agra is also well connected to cities in other parts of the country such as Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai. The main railway stations in Agra - Agra Cantt Station.
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