One day Trip in Delhi (Old and New Delhi)
Explore Delhi your own way on a private day tour. Your guide will assist you to plan your day in Delhi, and your itinerary can be designed to suit your own needs and interests.
Delhi is packed with must-see cultural, spiritual and historical landmarks. At each stop you can spend as much or as little time as you like.Some highlights you may want to visit include Raj Ghat (memorial spot of Mahatma Gandhi), Jama Masjid (India's largest mosque and the final architectural extravagance of Emperor Shah Jahan, the creator of the Taj Mahal), the Red Fort (one of the most spectacular pieces of Mughal architecture in India), Chandi Chowk market, Qutab Minar and Humayun's Tomb.
There is also unbelievable shopping in Delhi. The tibetan and the Chandi Chowk market, and if you want, your guide can assist you to find the best places to shop, for handicrafts, jewelry, art, fabrics, clothing and souvenirs. Your guide can also suggest some of the best places to eat in town.
Humayun's Tomb: Built by Humayun's widow, Queen Haji Begum in the 16th centuary, it is supposed to be the prototype of the Taj Mahal at Agra.
Qutub Minar: Qutub Minar is an excellent example of Afghan Architecture . The Minar is 72.5mts high victory tower, the construction of which began in the final year of twelth century by Qutubu'd Din Albak and was later completed by his successor.It has been given World Heritage Site status.
Red Fort and old fort: Built by Shahjahan, the builder of Taj Mahal in Agra, The construction laster from 1639 to 1648 .(Monday Closed)
Laxmi Narayan Temple: : Popularly Known as Birla Mandir, it's a large Hindu Temple built in Orissab style on 1938, by the renowned Birla family. People of all faiths can worship at this temple.
Jantar Mantar: An Astronomical observatory with Masonry instruments built in 1724 by Maharaja Jai Singh-II, the mathematician and astronomer King of Jaiour. The instruments are intended to sho the movements of the sun, moon, etc..
Bahai Temple: Situated atop the Kalkaji Hill. Its is also known as "The Lotus Temple" due to its distinctive lotus shaped design in Marble. It was built in 1987 by the followers of Bahai faith. The temple signifies the purity and equality of all religions.( Monday Closed)
Jama Masjid: Jama Masjid is the largest Mosque in India and stands across the road from the Red Fort built in1656 by shahjahan. About 20,000 people can pray here at the time (Drive Past)
Rajghat: The simple square platform of black marble marks the place where the father of the Nation, Mahatama Gandhi was cremated.