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Tour Name :- Delhi City Tour
Duration :- Same Day City Tour
Destinations :- Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Rajghat, Jantar Mantar, Rashtrapati Bhawan, India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Birla Temple and Akshardham Temple (optional).
     
 
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Welcome to Green Delhi , the capital of the largest democracy in the world, India, Delhi is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. In contrast, the imperial city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings. Delhi is a fusion of the ancient and the modern. Standing along the West End of Gangetic Plain, the capital city, Delhi, unwinds a picture rich with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep in history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows

History of Delhi enumerates a saga of various dynasties like the Mughals, Khilji and Tuglaks who once ruled this city. Prithviraj Chauhan played a major role in shaping the history of Delhi also the last Hindu who ruled the city of Delhi.

Delhi is now in a transition phase of getting a colossal make-over with state of art infrastructure being built to better accessibility and the need of a modern megapolis. The Delhi Metro is one such feather in Delhis crown

Same Day Delhi Tour

OLD DELHI

Travelling through Old Delhi is passing through intricate streets with formidable mosques, monuments and forts. You will also discover lively and colourful bazaars that boast to cater all sorts of goods and items at enviable affordable prices. In the morning Representative of Kshitij Travels will pick you up from your hotel and drive for Visit the

Red Fort Red Fort is the most important historical Palace in Delhi The Red Fort of Delhi was built by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The Red Fort or the Lal Qila is located in the heart of Old Delhi and was previously known as Qila-e-Mualla of the then Shahjanabad, Shah Jahans new capital.

Chandni Chowk After shifting his capital from Agra to Delhi emperor Shahjahan established Chandni Chowk in 1650. It soon became the heart and soul of the commercial activities of Mughal Empire and the legend continues till today. Chandni Chowk is located opposite to the Red fort Chandni Chowk as Shopaholics Paradise . The Chandni Chowk is the major attraction for habitual shoppers. at the same time you find some amazing foodstuff along the road side. Besides the yummy street food the best eateries of Chandni Chowk have quench the bon appetite and won millions of hearts as well with their tangy flavors. Jama Masjid,

Jama Masjid of Delhi is the largest mosque in India. The Jama Masjid stands across the road in front of the Red Fort. Built between 1644 and 1658, Jama Masjid is one of the last architectural works of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. .

Raj Ghat, Raj Ghat is the last resting place of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. The place is not far away from the banks of River Yamuna. Mahatma Gandhi was cremated here on 31st January 1948 following his assassination on 30th January 1948. The memorial stone is a simple square platform made of black stone. The last words uttered by Mahatma "Hey Ram" (oh god) are inscribed near the black platform. An eternal flame keeps burning in a copper urn in the Raj Ghat.

 

Afternoon you will be taken to see the New Delhi “New Delhi”

 

 New Delhi

was built as the imperial capital of India by the British; rambunctious and is also known as Lutyens Delhi, taking after the name of a British architect

India Gate The India Gate is the national monument of India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. It was built in 1931. Originally known as All India War Memorial, it is a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives while fighting for the British Indian Empire, or more correctly the British Raj in World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. It is composed of red sand stone and granite.

Rashtrapati Bhavan The Rashtrapati Bhawan is an eminent monument of British Empire which is said to be the palace of the Viceroy of India. Rashtrapati Bhawan of Delhi is considered to be the best known monument of India next to glorious Taj Mahal and Qutub Minar. Rashtrapati Bhawan is the house of the President of India. It is a real masterpiece that was built in the British period

Sansad Bhavan The Parliament of India is the supreme legislative body in India. Founded in 1919, the Parliament alone possesses legislative supremacy and thereby ultimate power over all political bodies in India.

Jantar Mantar A multimedia project and virtual museum about the astronomical observatories built in India during the early 1700s by Sawaii Jai Singh.

Central Secretariat The Central Secretariat Library (CSL) is one of the oldest libraries of the Government of India. It dates back to 1891 when the Imperial Secretariat Library was established in Kolkata (Calcutta). With the shifting of the Capital, the Library was also moved to Delhi

Lotus Temple The Baháí House of Worship in Delhi, India, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape, is a Baháí House of Worship and also a prominent attraction in Delhi. It was completed in 1986 and serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent It has won numerous architectural awards .

Humayun Tomb. The tomb was commissioned by Humayuns wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 CE It is the first distinct example of proper Mughal style, which was inspired by Persian architecture. It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent

Qutub Minar Qutub Minar is a World Heritage It is the worlds tallest brick minaret with a height of 72.5 meters

 

 

Drop at your hotel latest by 5.00 P.M

Tour Ends.

 

The tours we offer can be also customized to suit your budget and your interests. If you intend to have a different programme on your own we can very well help you build such programmes too

 

 

The package Includes:

* 2 Bottles of Mineral Water and News Paper.

*Air Condition Car with English speaking driver, fuel, Parking and all transport related expense.

* Sight seeing, Hotel Pickup & drop.

The package Excludes:

* Entry fee at for monuments, temples and guide Charges.

* Personal expenses such as, telephone calls, tip etc.

* Breakfast, Lunch & dinner / soft or hard drinks.

* Meals and services not specified in the above mentioned section.

The tour can be organized specially for people who wish to learn more about the heritage and culture of Delhi.

This is a personalized tour conducted in private cars for both business and leisure travelers.

The pick up time will be 10.00 A.M and drop back at the hotel by 5.00 P.M

Note:-The monuments timings are subject to change during the summer and winter seasons.

 
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