Government-approved tourist guides can be found through the local tourist offices.
Uttar Pradesh Tourist Office. This is a good resource for local transportation queries, and they have a list of government-approved drivers and tour guides at market rates so you will not be cheated. Their recommendations for restaurants and hotels, however, are less reliable. 64 Taj Rd., UP Tourist Office, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001. 562/222–6431. www.up-tourism.com. Closed Sun.