About New Delhi and Old Delhi

 

The Capital of Delhi has a big history of several empires. The earliest architectural relics date back to the Maurya Period(c. 300 BC); since then, Emperor Ashoka (273-236BC) was discovered near Srinivaspur. The famous Iron Pillar near the Qutub Minar was commissioned by the emperor. In 12 century Delhi had been the seat of Islamic and British rulers until India's independence in 1947. That time till to now Delhi divide in two part old Delhi and new Delhi. And Delhi was declared to be known as capital of India.

 

Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in  New Delhi and Old Delhi

Delhi have many attraction and which you can visit. The capital has a rich history the city includes various forts and monuments. Jama Masjid is one of the beautiful places and is situated in the old city. It is also known as the biggest mosque in India. The mosque was built in time period of 13 years. The Lal Qila of Delhi the world heritage monument which is also known and called as the Red Fort is one of the tourists attraction integrated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lal Qila was constructed by the ruler Shahjahan in the 1639 A.D.This monument is situated near the ghats of Yamuna River. It is one of the most significant and famous work with the combination of Indian, European and Persian art form. Humayun's tomb was built in the year1570.It looks like the Taj Mahal which is situated in Agra.One of the reasons that it looks like the Taj Mahalis that it is inspired by it. It was the first type of Mughal architecture that was made in India. The tomb was built by instructions of Humayun's widow Hamida Banu Begum. Qutub Minar is the place which cannot be left without visited on your Delhi tour. It is the biggest brick minaret in the entire world. The architect ture of this famous monument includes the mixture of Indo-Islamic structural design. It is located in south Delhi.The monument is 72.5 meters high and it also has 399 steps which will take you to the top of the Minar. The pillars of Qutub Minar are 7 meters high and they weigh more than six tons. Delhi has also got beautiful gardens like Lodi gardens and beautiful Hindu temples like Akshardham temple, Iskcon temple and many other attractions .Chattarpur Temple Laxmi Narayan Temple.Purana Qila


Delhi Sightseeing

Tour Overview

Delhi Sightseeing Tour

Delhi is a good combination of Heritage and Modern so Delhi Day Tour give you opportunity to explore the mix of Heritage and the modern day. In Hindi we call ‘Dilli’ is the capital of India is the most visited tourist destination of the country. 10 times this city was built, destroyed and then rebuilt here. Interestingly, a number of Delhi's rulers played a dual role, first as destroyers and then as creators. Ruled by many great dynasties and empires, this imperial city has been the epicenter of political, cultural, social, and religious, evolution. Delhi reflects a picture rich with architecture, culture, and religion. You can dive deep into history, monuments, galleries, museums, gardens and exotic shows.. Delhi is a major commercial hub is dotted with countless tourist attractions and places of interests. Shahjahanabad. Now this name call Old Delhi. In 12 century Delhi had been the seat of Islamic and British rulers until India's independence in 1947. That time till to now Delhi divide in two part old Delhi and new Delhi. And Delhi was declared to be known as capital of India.

 

Highlights:- Sightseeing tour can be booked on any particular day all year. Small group size (Maximum 10) Explore maximum number of monuments. Assistance of English speaking guide and other language guide on demand. (you have to pay extra if you demand other language guide than English ) Enjoy a traditional lunch . 1 Hours ride on a traditional Rickshaw tour in Old Delhi Chandni chowk Tours Duration is 10 - 11 hours

 

Services Included:- Pick up from the pickup point, your Hotel Vehicle as per plan, Traditional local lunch, English speaking guide, Mineral water bottle per person. All parking, toll tax, fuel (other language guide available on demand).

 

Services not included :- Tips, telephone bills, Meals unless specified. Entrances tickets to Monuments Movie/video camera fee at monuments. Medical and baggage insurance. All other services which is not specified.

 

TOUR ITINERARY:- (11 to12 Hours)

7:30 am Our Driver and guide will pick up you from your pick up point.

Time: From (8 A.M. to 1:30 P.M)

 

Jama Masjid : Jama Masjid of Delhi is the largest mosque in India. The Jama Masjid is located in the old city. It stands in front of the Red Fort across the road. It projects beautifully into the Old-Delhi skyline. It was built between 1644 and 1658. Rickshaw Tour in Chandni Chowk.

Red Fort : (close on Monday) : This grand fort built during the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan's reign, this majestic building made of red sandstone is the location from where the Prime Minister of India addresses the nation every Independence Day. The Diwan-e-khas, and Diwan-e-am, the weaponry museum and the sound and light show are all worth seeing at the Red Fort.

Raj Ghat : The memorial of the Father of Nation,(Mahatma Gandhi) Raj Ghat is located a midst a lush garden.The last utterance of Gandhi “Hey Ram’’ is inscribed on his cenotaph in golden letters. There are two Gandhi museums in the premises namely Gandhi Memorial Museum and Gandhi Smriti Museum. Some more place here if you like to spend more time here like Vijay Ghat, Delhi is the memorial of India’s second Prime Minister,Lal Bahadur Shastri. He was a great freedom fighter who was associated with the likes of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. And Shanti Van,Shakti sthal

India Gate : Situated on Rajpath, in the center of Delhi, this 42-meter high arch, was designed by Edwin Lutyens, in memory of the Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the first World War. Their names can be seen inscribed on the arch. The Amar Jawan Jyoti, an eternal flame, burns in memory of the unknown soldier, beneath the shelter of the arch, which is surrounded by green lawns, fountains and water bodies - an evergreen picnic zone in the heart of central Delhi.

DRIVE PAST:-Parliament House and President House

Parliament House : The Parliament House of India is located in the north western side of the Vijay Chowk in the vicinity of the secretariat buildings. The parliament house marks governance of the world's largest democracy. The Parliament House of India has a central hall topped with a domed structure and three semi circular chambers. These chambers were initially assigned to house the council of state,legislative assembly and the chamber of princes.

President House : Rashtrapati Bhawan was formerly known as 'Viceroy's House' and was occupied by the Governor-General of India, until independence. Also known as President's House,the building holds a prominent position in New Delhi. It has 340 decorated rooms and a floor area of 200,000 square feet. Designed by the British architect, Sir Edwin Lutyens, this classical building uses colors and detail speculiar to Indian architecture. It was completed by 1929 and was officially inaugurated in 1931.

Lunch Time: From (01:30 P.M to 02:30 P.M) at Local traditional place

Time: From (02:30 P.M to 06:30 P.M)

Humayun’s Tomb : The mughals brought with them a love for gardens, fountains and water. The first mature example of Mughal architecture in India, Humayun's Tomb was built by the emperor's grieving widow, Haji Begum,in 1565 AD. Constructed with red sandstone and ornamented marks the beginning of a new tradition of ornate style which culminated in the Taj Mahal of Agra. Designed by the Persian architect, Mirza Ghyas,Humayun's Tomb shows a marked shift from the Persian tradition of using colored tiles for ornamentation. Located in the midst of a large square garden, screened by high walls, with gateways to the south and west, the tomb is a square tower surmounted by a magnificent marble dome. The dome stands 140 feet from the base of the terrace and is topped with a copper pinnacle. Lotus Temple : (close on Monday) : Lotus Temple is one of the most incredible architectures of the Bahai faith. It is situated at Kalkaji, a place close to New Delhi. The temple has been constructed to resemble a lotus flower. The huge lotus flower has been made out of marble, dolomite, cement, and sand. The temple does not impose restrictions on any visitor and has been thrown open to people of all religions.

Qutub Minar : Built during the reign of Sultan Qutub-ud-din Aibak in 1199 A.D., this 72.5 m high pillar is a symbol of the Delhi Sultanate. Near it can be seen the ruins of Kila Ri Pithora, the fort of Prithviraj Chauhan, and an amazing iron pillar from Gupta times which has not yet rusted.

The Lotus Temple : located in New Delhi, India, is a Bahai House of Worship completed in 1986. Notable for its flower like shape, it serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent and has become a prominent attraction in the city. The Lotus Temple has won numerous architectural award sand been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles.

DRIVE PAST: Laxmi Narayan Temple, diplomatic area.

Price : Price for above Sightseeing Tour includes-monuments entry tickets, English Speaking tour Guide, Lunch at Buffet menu- starting from 6800INR per person ( Per person price on double occupancy )

Price for car and driver only staring from 2400INR per person (per person price on double occupancy)

Note : All Delhi Sightseeing tours can be modified as per your convenience. You can skip or add some monuments of your personal choice. Also can change time.

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Tour Highlights:
  • Visa and visa extension fees.
  • Boating at Naini Lake
  • Meals that are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Anything not specified in the itinerary above
  • Travel/Medical insurance.

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