One of the most stunning destinations of the The capital city of India, Delhi is situated along side River Yamuna with its rich historical background. It is a major gateway to many tour itineraries to India as most of the tours of India begin from Delhi itself. The city plays a connecting source to several other cities as it has an international airport that operates various flights from the cities around the world.
It’s a Full Day Delhi private tour with guide specially drafted out to give a never – ending experience of the historical places of Delhi. It includes all those places which mark the history of Delhi and its Emperors and their rule. A true insight in the past; it’s an eye opener to see how much developed the architecture was even in those times!
the first place where you will be taken to is majestic Old Fort which has passed the test of times. Installed on a three – tired arched pavilion, it’s the fortified city of FIROZABAD. Inside this you will see the Ashokan Pillar with original inscriptions of Emperor Ashoka on it. Your Guide shall take you around and help in describing what all is written on the Pillar. Here you shall also see the Tomb of Safdarjung. Do not miss the grandeur and simplicity of this Tomb on visiting it!
From here move on to see the famous Lodhi Garden (famous for its tombs and natural beauty – Sheesh Gumbad and Bada Gumbad – under the protection of Archeological Survey of India), Humayun’s Tomb (Actual tomb of Emperor Humayn), Akshardham Temple (Shri Swaminarayan Temple), Qutub Minar (2nd largest minaret of India).
In the later half of the day we shall see the Red Fort – again an archaeological marvel. A trip to OLD Delhi is incomplete without a visit to the market of Chandni Chowk. Designed by Jahan Ara – daughter of Emperor Shah Jahan; it houses the best of Ethical Indian dresses and artificial jewellery – both hand crafted and machine made. It is also famous for its authentic Indian Street food. You can try out various delicacies like Jalebis (Round Shape Sweet), Rasmalai, Dahi Bhalle, Falooda, Kheerkadam, Gur Sandesh, Rasgulla And Misti Dohi.
Highlights of Tour :
» See the Ashokan Pillar
» Visit Tomb of Safdarjung and Lodhi Garden
» 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites- Qutub Minar, Red Fort and Humayun’s Tomb.
» Stroll around the market of Chandni Chowk.
» Try Authentic Indian Street food.