Delhi is a union territory as well as capital of India. It has been captured, rebuilt several times and has served as a capital of various kingdoms and empire. Mostly foreigner tourists arriving India prefer to disembark at Delhi International Airport for starting sightseeing tour in India. Two popular India tour packages – Golden Triangle Tour or Best of Northern India Tour are incomplete without encapsulating sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi.
Delhi one day tour package has been meticulously designed to incorporate Jama Masjid, Old Delhi, Red Fort and other monuments in Delhi for sightseeing in one day.
Tour Name: Day Tour Delhi
Duration: One Day (08 Hrs)
Monuments Included : Jama Masjid , Delhi Heritage Walk, Red Fort, Humayan’s tomb , Qutab Minar, Raj Ghat, President House, Parliament House & India Gate.
Tour Starting Venue : Any hotel , Railway Station , Airport andbus Stand in Delhi.
Old Delhi Tour
(Jama Masjid & the lanes of old Delhi)
Time 08:00 Jama Masjid
Time 09:30 Delhi Heritage Walk
Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosque in world, offerspanoramic view of the entire old city. This mosque is finest example of pure Islamic architectural work of fifth mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Built in red sand stone and marble by team work of 5000 artisans, between 1644 and 1658 . The Jama masjid originally known as masjid-I-Jahan- Numastands at the center of Shahjahanbad,the erstwhile capital city of the Mughals.
Fifth Mughal ruler Shah Jahan shifted capital from Agra to Delhi in 1639 in order to heighten his regime and fulfill his appetitefor new building plans, a new city was founded by the name of shahjahanabad, which we see today as old Delhi.
Rickshaw Ride on lanes of old Delhi
Time 12:00 Red Fort
At the steps of Jama masjid, our rickshaw booked for you to take you through the narrow lanes of old Delhi with stall selling street food (CholaKulcha, Golgappe, Spicy dishes),heritage bazars and old Havelis. These lanes are also a treasure trove for shoppers and souvenir seekers. Here tourist from different countries gets mingled up indistinguishably. Following these narrow lanes and smelling street food you will be visiting busiest and largest wholesale market in Asia, where you can finds Street dedicated to same type of product thus giving you many shops to browse and bargain.
Red Fort , previously known as ‘Qila-E-Mubarak’ made up of red sand stone. Red Fort was constructed by fifth Mughal king Shah Jahanbetween 1639 to 1648. This Fort was utilized not only for the residential purpose but also as capital of mughalempire till the regime of last mughal rulerBahadur Shah.This Fort was included in list of UNESCO for world heritage site in 2007.
Red Fort is closed on Monday
Time 14:30 Humayun’s Tomb
After Red Fort you will be taken to multicuisine AC Restaurant for lunch.
Time 16:00 Qutab Minar
This is the finely built tomb of second mughal king Humayun who died while disembarking stairs of his libraryis first example of mughal architectural design in India. Humayun’s Tomb was constructed by his first wife Bega Begum in 1565 who chosed persian architect Mirak Mirza as designer for this edifice.
The second tallest minar in India, 73 meters high, an example of Indo-Islamic architecture design, constructed in 1192 by Qutab-Ud-Din Aibak. This is also a world heritage site surrounded by lush garden and each of its five storeys has unique designing pattern.
Time 17:00 India Gate
India gate, 42 meters high, was designed by Edwin Lutyens, in memory of the Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the first world war.
Rastrapati Bhawan, also known as ‘viceroy’s House’ , occupied by Governor – General of India until Independence.
The parliament house marks governance of world largest democracy, also known as temple of Indian democracy.
Memorial of the Father of nation, Gandhi. His lost words “Hey Ram” is inscribed on his cenotaph.
Back to Hotel or Railway Station or Airport in Delhi.
Delhi Day Tour Costing :
|Costing Per Person||USD|
|If Single person travelling||$ 39|
|If Two person travelling||$ 25|
|If Three person travelling||$ 20|
|If Four person travelling||$ 15|
|If Five person travelling||$ 10|
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