Delhi with its amazing poignant history of progress and mangled manifestation over the centuries has been witness to several rules. The remains in architecture art and craft tell a tale of different cultures that influenced the region. Delhi the capital of India has all the modern hi-tech facilities beginning with airport hotels transport facilities and security set-up for tourists. The city is broadly divided into old Delhi and New Delhi.
There is government owned buses for day excursion to historical places. Alternatively taxi can be hired for personalized city tours. Places of interest include Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Rajghat, Jantar mantar Rashtrapati Bhawan, india Gate war memorial, Humayun tomb, Safdarjung Tomb, Lotus Temple, ISKCON temple Sai Temple, Laxmi Narain Temple, Chhatarpur Temple, and Akshardham Temple. Equally revered are Gurudwara Rakab Ganj, and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Jama Masjid is not just holy but admired for its workmanship.
To understand the historical events in continuity there are museums namely National gallery of modern art, crafts museum, as well as The National Museum. Chandni chowk market is famous for traditional Indian Food and shopping. Lodi Garden is nicely spruced up and a must see place. Among the shopping centers are various malls, Connaught place and Karol Bagh. The capital of India offers good food and outing to the tourist within the constraint of time and budget.
All transportation and sight seeing pick up and transfer by Separate car / Tavera/ Xylo / Quails/ Somu Jeep / Tempo Traveler Depends of the No of persons for travel.
This morning our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Delhi & proceed for Delhi city tour.
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.
Built during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid's large courtyard, onion domes and central tank are built of red sandstone and white marble in the Indo-Islamic style.
The place where the remains of Mahatma Gandhi have been placed, set amidst exotic trees and fountains.
Akshardham Temple in New Delhi is an enlightening journey through India's glorious art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of mankind. The complex was inaugurated on 6 November, 2005. Akshardham means the eternal, divine abode of the supreme God, the abode of eternal values and virtues of Akshar as defined in the Vedas and Upanishads where divine bhakti, purity and peace forever pervades. For the first time ever in the world witness the heritage of India in all its facets, insights and beauty at the Akshardham temple, the most beautiful garden & other attractions.
You will stop over an Indian traditional restaurant to have lunch and continue your tour.
Formerly the Vice-regal Lodge, the building is the presidential palace. It was completed in 1929 at a cost of 12,53,000 pound sterling and has 340 rooms.
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.
Built by Humayun's wife, Hamida Begum, in 1556, after Humayun's death, this elegantly proportioned tomb, set on a platform amidst a garden, is believed to have influenced the design of the Taj Mahal.
This aesthetically designed monument, commonly known as the Lotus Temple, because the white marble structure is built to in the shape of a lotus, set amidst, lakes and green lawns. It is a serene house of meditation, within which there are no idols and total silence prevails, so all can meditate in complete peace.
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.
Built by Nawab Shauja-ud-Daula in 1753 to preserve the remains of his father, this tomb has been described as "the last flicker in the lamp of Mughal architecture'.
The first of five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh II of Jaipur (1699-1743), the structure has huge masonry instruments.
By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.