Delhi Day Tour
Delhi Day Tour
Pick up from hotel at 9AM and start the sightseeing of both Old and New Delhi. On the Delhi city tour you will visit many beautiful monuments out of which two monuments are listed under UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will start the Delhi tour from Old Delhi:
The walled city of Delhi, was founded as Shahjahanabad by Indian Emperor Shahjahan in 1639. It remained the capital of the Mughals until the end of the Mughal dynasty. It was once filled with mansions of nobles and members of the royal court, along with elegant mosques and gardens. Today, despite having become extremely crowded and dilapidated, it still serves as the symbolic heart of metropolitan Delhi.
The Masjid-i Jahan-Numa 'World-reflecting Mosque.' It is commonly known as the Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Jami Masjid, is a reference to the weekly Friday noon congregation prayers of Muslims, Jummah, which are usually done at a mosque, the "congregational mosque" or "Jama Masjid". It unifies the diverse Indian culture due to which it fascinates tourists.
Rickshaw Ride In Chandni Chowk Bazaar (Old Delhi Market)
Chandni Chowk is the major street in the walled city of Old Delhi, which was originally called Shah Jahanabad. Enjoy the Rickshaw Ride going through the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk Bazaar. You will also visit Asia’s largest Spice market in Old Delhi.
Raj Ghat (Mahatma Gandhi Memorial)
Raj Ghat is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Gandhi's cremation on 31 January, 1948. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns perpetually at one end. It is located on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi in India. It was originally designed to reflect the simplicity of Mahatma Gandhi's life. In recent years, it has become customary for foreign dignitaries visiting India to pay their respects to Gandhi at the Raj Ghat by laying flowers or wreaths on the platform. As a sign of respect, visitors are required to remove footwear before approaching the memorial. A commemorative ceremony is held every Friday. Prayer sessions are held at the Raj Ghat on Gandhi's birth and death anniversaries.After the Old Delhi tour you will break for lunch at a good Indian Restaurant and enjoy the Indian food. Later go to visit New Delhi.
New Delhi Tour
New Delhi is the capital city of India. With a total area of 42.7 km, New Delhi is situated within the metropolis of Delhi and serves as the seat of the Government of India and the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT). New Delhi was planned by Edwin Lutyens, a leading 20th century British architect. This city is known for its wide, tree-lined boulevards and houses numerous national institutions and landmarks.Places you will visit in New Delhi;
The India Gate is a war memorial, situated in the heart of New Delhi. The foundation of India Gate was laid in 1921 by His Royale Highness the Duke. It was designed Edwin Lutyens. It’s an historical war memorial of those soldiers who were martyred to bring India its independence. The towering height of India Gate is 42 m. It’s a great place for excursion which you’ll commemorate for a longer period.
Parliament House & President’s House- You will visit from outside and click some pictures.
Humayun's tomb is the tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun. This tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 CE and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect . Today, Humayun’s Tomb promotes Tourism in Delhi to a greater extent. It is considered as a must see tombs of Delhi. A great craftsmanship, coupled with incomparable Indian architecture, revivifies your entire Delhi India Tour. The intricately chiseled stones of Humayun’s Tomb compel you to commend them. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lotus Temple (Closed on every Monday)
This temple is also known as the “Bahai House of Worship”. It is open to people of all religion and cast, as it signifies peace. Lotus Temple attracts allot of tourist due to its unique design.
72.5 meters, the Qutub Minar is the tallest brick and stone minaret in the world. It is situated in the Qutub complex, amidst the ruins of ancient Hindu temples which were destroyed and their stones used to build the Qutub complex and minar. The complex is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Delhi.
Lotus temple is closed on every Monday.
Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday.
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