New and Old Delhi City Tour
Delhi – Delhi – Delhi
Enjoy our signature full day tour of Old and New Delhi, the capital city of India and has served as the capital city to many ruling dynasties of India. The city shows a perfect amalgamation of past and present. Delhi is symbolized as chaotic embroidery of primitive establishments, Mughal tombs, dusty bazaars blended with colonial architecture and a booming modern cosmopolitan city.
It is a private tour exclusively for you with a chauffeur driven private car / van as the case may be with services of professional English speaking guide (other language speaking guides can be provided on request and extra cost may be applicable). The car / van will pick you up at your hotel in Delhi and leave you there.
Highlights of The Tour
Private and exclusive full day tour of Old & New Delhi.
Travel in comfort of air-condition chauffeur driven car/van.
Enjoy visit of these places with experienced and professional English speaking Guide.
Visit Lutyens Delhi, QutabMinar, Humyun’s Tomb, Red Fort and Jama Masjid.
Enjoy Rikshaw ride in Old Delhi.
You will be picked up and dropped at your hotel/residence in Delhi.
0830 DEPARTURE FROM YOUR DELHI HOTEL
0900-1000 VISIT OF LUTYENS DELHI INCLUDING INDIA GATE AND ENJOY MAJESTIC VIEW OF PRESIDENT HOUSE AND PARLIAMENT
1030 – 1130 VISIT OF QUTAB MINAR
1200 – 1300 VISIT OF HUMAYUN’S TOMB
1315 – 1415 LUNCH BREAK IN LOCAL RESTAURANT
1445 – 1645 VISIT OF RED FORT
1700 – 1800 VISIT OF JAMA MASIJID & OLD DELHI
1830 ARRIVAL AT YOUR DELHI HOTEL
The tour gives you glimpse of Delhi is the capital city of India and has served as the capital city to many ruling dynasties of India. The city shows a perfect amalgamation of past and present. Delhi is symbolized as chaotic embroidery of primitive establishments, Mughal tombs, dusty bazaars and colonial architecture.
We shall start our day with a visit to India Gate. This arch was built to commemorate the death of 70,000 soldiers who laid down their lives during World War 1. The memorial even imprints the names of British and Indian soldiers who laid their lives during Afghan war. This splendid monument was designed by Edwin Luyten. There is an immortal flame that burns throughout the day and night as a mark of remembrance.
In the close vicinity of the India Gate lies the Parliament House which is a circular colonnade building housing offices of various ministries and a well-stocked library. This imperial style architectural monument comprises of open air verandah and 144 columns. It is indeed a sight to watch.Next to the Parliament House is RashtrapatiBhawan, the residential estate of President of India. This magnificent monument cannot be compared to any other monument in terms of its size, immensity and magnificence. RashtrapatiBhawan houses 4 storeys and 340 rooms.
Then we move ahead to visit QutubMinar, the tallest building of the country. This ancient Persian architecture style tower was built in 1193 AD. This soaring 73 meter high tower of victory was built by QutubUd Din Aibak. The tower also houses the first mosque of the country.
Next stop is Humayun’s Tomb. It was the first garden tomb of Indian subcontinent. The tomb of Humayun was built by his widow, Biga Begum (Hajji Begum) in 1569-70, 14 years after his death, at the cost of 1.5 million rupees. It has inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in construction of Taj Mahal.
It is now time for lunch break.
In the afternoon after lunch, we drive to Old Delhi to witness the grandeur of the Mughal Empire, the majestic Red Fort. Red Fort served as the capital and centre of operations for the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for two centuries. This majestic monument is now used as a platform by the Prime minister of India to address the people of the republic on the eve of Independence Day.
Board on to a rickshaw and enjoy a rickshaw ride through the intricate alleys of Chandni Chowk. After a joyful ride, we stop at Jama Masjid. Jama Masjid is the oldest and one of Asia’s largest mosques. It was built by Shah Jahan in the year 1656.
After visiting these magnificent monuments of ancient and modern era, it is time to return to your hotel.
|TOYOTA ETIOS||RS. 1200 per person|
Tour Package Includes:
Travel by private chauffer driven air-conditioned car / van inclusive of fuel, parking and all applicable taxes.
Services of private English speaking guide
Pickup and drop off by same car in your Delhi hotel
Rikshaw ride in Old Delhi
Two bottles of mineral water / soft drinks per person in car
Parking and all taxes
Tour Package Does Not Includes:
Entrance fee to monuments (we can provide same at extra cost)
Call us at +91 11 47674000 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org for all the details on this itinerary and what is included in your tour. We shall be glad to make any amendments in the tour if you so wish and send you our best quotation and details of the tou to suit your budget and interest.