Tour Overview (Rough Itinerary).
Delhi Sightseeing Tour Package
Delhi is a good combination of Heritage and Modern architecture therefore Delhi One Day Tour allows you to explore the mix of Heritage, Religious and Modern tourist attractions. In Hindi, we call ‘Dilli’ the capital of India and the most visited tourist destination in the country. In history, 10 times this city was built, destroyed, and then rebuilt by different rulers. Interestingly, several 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 dotted with countless tourist attractions and places of interest. "Shahjahanabad" Now this name calls Old Delhi. In the 12 century, Delhi had been the seat of Islamic and British rulers until India's independence in 1947. From that time to now Delhi is divided into two parts old Delhi and New Delhi. And Delhi was declared to be known as the capital of India.
Highlights:- Sightseeing tour can be booked on any particular day all year. Small group size (Maximum 10) Explore a maximum number of monuments. The assistance of English speaking guide and another language guide on demand. (You have to pay extra if you demand another language guide than English)- 1-hour ride on a traditional Rickshaw tour in Old Delhi Chandni Chowk, Khari Boali, and Chawri Bazar, exploring the real heritage and lifestyle of the Mughal Era.
Services Included:- Pick-up can be done either from the Airport or Hotel, English-speaking guide, Mineral water bottle available in the car, Entrances tickets to Monuments Movie/video camera fee at monuments and All parking, toll tax, fuel (another language guide available on demand).
Services are not included:- Tips, telephone bills, and Meals unless specified. Medical and baggage insurance. All other services are not specified.
Delhi Same Day Tour Itinerary:- (Around 10 Hours)
8:30 AM, Pick up from the Hotel or Airport, A brief Introduction with the Driver, Guide, and the Delhi sightseeing tour plan.
Below are all the stops mentioned during the Delhi sightseeing tour package, The places can be customized according to your preference. (If you would like to skip or add any tourist attraction that is totally fine).
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 was 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 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 amid a lush garden. The last utterance of Gandhi “Hey Ram’’ is inscribed on his cenotaph in golden letters. There are two Gandhi museums on the premises namely Gandhi Memorial Museum and Gandhi Smriti Museum. Some more places 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 on the northwestern side of the Vijay Chowk in the vicinity of the secretariat buildings. The parliament house marks the 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 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 peculiar to Indian architecture. It was completed in 1929 and was officially inaugurated in 1931.
Lunch: At the best recommended Indian Restaurant.
Sightseeing Post Lunch:
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 amid 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 that 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 awards and has been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles.
Note: A few salient features of the program go as under:
-The tour will run exclusively for you and it will not be a part of any group Tour.
-Car will provide a city sightseeing tour at all the destinations.
- Delhi Local Sightseeing Tour Package can start from Gurgaon, Noida, Delhi, or any nearby place.
- Professional Government Licensed Guide will be there for the whole day sightseeing tour.