** The Number 1 Audio Guide App for Monuments in India
** Also includes guides for Shopping, Food and Cultural Experiences
** No data connection required - just download the audio at your home or hotel!
** Options for quick, standard and full length tours - depends on your appetite!
Are you in India and planning to visit Delhi, Agra or Jaipur? Have you always dreamt of visiting the Taj Mahal, Amer Fort or the other great Indian World Heritage Sites like Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb or Agra Fort?
- just stroll through these monuments without understanding their stories and significance
- endure pushy guides with their own version of history, who either want to take you shopping or move on quickly to the next customer
- get bored looking at the dull information boards at the monument or be underwhelmed by cumbersome guide books...
… this time, Try Something New? Go ahead, make your once-in-a-lifetime visit memorable!
CaptivaTour is a new way of experiencing travel - an engaging mobile audio-guide that you can download onto your phone over WiFi at your hotel or home - you won’t need any data connection at the monument!
A typical CaptivaTour includes:
- 30-90 minutes of audio content and
- Dozens of photos, charts and diagrams covering
- all points of interest within the monument
- Interactive map showing your location and
- Restrooms and the best photo spots
Oh, and don't forget to charge your phone and take your headphones!
Current Monuments Include:
Taj Mahal, Agra: India's best known and most visited monument and a (new) Wonder of the World! Described as ".. a teardrop glistening on the cheek of time", Taj Mahal is well known as a monument of an emperor's eternal love for his wife. But was Shah Jahan really a devoted husband or was he motivated by vanity? Find out the real story in our Taj Mahal CaptivaTour ...
Red Fort, New Delhi: A 17th Century Imperial fort and palace with a history tightly intertwined with that of India's. A fascinating story of how an empire ruling the world's second largest economy lost it all in a matter of a few decades. Get a sense of palace life at the peak of Mughal power, the palace intrigues, the salacious details, economic matters and the entertainment.
Qutub Minar, New Delhi: Not only is this iconic 13th century victory tower, the Qutub Minar complex, a brilliant collection of early Islamic monuments in India, showing the evolution in both building styles & architectural techniques, but the Qutub Minar itself is also a great example of successive kings through centuries adding and embellishing a great monument without trying to appropriate its legacy.
Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi: Visit this beautiful monument as we take you through the tumultuous life of Humayun - the fortunate. Some would say he did not lead quite the fortunate life - losing his fledgling kingdom and then dying just as he won it back. We beg to differ and we'll tell you why Humayun is indeed the most fortunate of the Mughals.
Agra Fort, Agra: The Agra Fort is the original Red Fort, witness to the rule of Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb. Oh the stories the Agra Fort walls could tell you ..! But that's what CaptivaTour is for!
Fatehpur Sikri, Agra: The new capital city built by Emperor Akbar and then abandoned in less than two decades. The guides at Fatehpur Sikri will tell you incorrect information for 70% of the buildings there, but not CaptivaTour! Get the real story .. get CaptivaTour
Amer Fort, Jaipur: Amer Fort was the capital of the Kacchwaha kings of Jaipur, who carefully navigated turbulent times through pragmatic alliances and smart decisions to ensure peace and prosperity for their kingdom, and later founded a new capital in the plains below at Jaipur
Also enjoy tours of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and Jama Masjid in Delhi, and Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur. Explore Delhi's Old City with the Old Delhi Walking Tour, and Religions of India Tour