Glimpses of Delhi
Take this full-day Delhi City including New Delhi and Old Delhi to discover the historical and cultural treasure of India’s capital city. Delhi is a bustling city where old and new cultures meet in harmony. In this tour you will see how spacious planned streets of New Delhi mingle with old narrow alleys of Old Delhi to connect the city from one end to another. A private air-conditioned chauffeur driven vehicle will act as your guide to discover the historical as well as modern-day landmarks of Delhi. Explore World Heritage sites such as Red Fort, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb; also sight India Gate, Parliament Street and many other beautiful destinations in Delhi.
Begin your private guided Delhi city tour after you are picked up in the morning, after breakfast at hotel. Sightseeing starts in Old Delhi; explore the Red Fort known as Lal Quila (A UNESCO World Heritage Site). The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperor of India for nearly 200 years. It is located in the center of Delhi and houses a number of museums.
Next, venture to the Jama Masjid, the country's largest mosque, built in 1656, where thousands of Muslims offer prayers daily. The mosque's courtyard is capable of holding 25,000 devotees at once. The great mosque of Old Delhi is both the largest in India and the final architectural extravagance of Shah Jahan (the Mughal Emperor who built the Taj Mahal).
Sightseeing in New Delhi; Visit Humayun's Tomb (A UNESCO World Heritage Site), the magnificent garden tomb is the first substantial example of Mughal architecture in India which was inspired by Persian Architecture. The tomb was built in the 16th century by the Mughal Emperor Humayun’s first queen Bega Begum, nine years after the king’s demise.
Tour Qutub Minar (A UNESCO World Heritage Site), a soaring tower of victory. It’s construction was commenced in 1193, immediately after the defeat of the last Hindu Kingdom in Delhi by Qutub ud-Din Aibak - the first Islamic ruler of Delhi Sultanate. The marble and red sandstone tower is nearly 73 meters high and tapers from a 15-meter-diameter at the base to just 2.5 meters at the top.
Drive past the official residence of the President of India and the Parliament House. The President’s house, otherwise called Rashtrapati Bhavan, is a famous attraction of New Delhi. It remained home to the former British Viceroy of India till 1950. Next, the Parliament House is a circular colonnaded building. It currently houses ministerial offices, numerous committee rooms, and an excellent library. Conceived in the Imperial Style, the Parliament House consists of an open veranda with 144 columns.
After sightseeing is complete, drop at your hotel/Residence.
|Mode Of Transport||Tour Cost|
|A/C Toyota Innova Car (2 to 3 Pax)||5975/- INR Per Person|
|A/C 09 Seater Tempo Traveler (4 to 8 Pax)||5680/- INR Per Person|
|A/C Mini Coach (9 to 18 Pax)||5090/- INR Per Person|