Delhi is the most significant city which decorates the culturally rich terrain of this incredible country and proudly stands as the national capital of India. This metro city is flourishing day by day via the modern developments and the enchanting splendor which it houses. This political hub not just highlights a single aspect of India but one can witness all of the alluring features that India houses on a bigger scale. Red Fort, the Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid and Humayun's tomb are the eminent Mughal attractions which Delhi is being decorated with in the past. On the other hand India gate, Raj Ghat, Akshardham temple, lotus temple, science and art museum are some of the contemporary attractions of the place.
Delhi is a perfect example of being a paradox as here you will come across the glorious aura of the past that seems as merging with the perky present. Both of which you can witness via the Old Delhi and New Delhi. New Delhi represents the peppy present highlighting all the modern developments and contemporary features including wide tree lined avenues, skyscrapers, beautiful malls, grand shopping complexes etc. Whereas Old Delhi embodies the intriguing charm of the legendary past which is depicted in its ancient buildings, heritage monuments, congested lanes, crowded markets, lip smacking street food, and a unique way of living.
Delhi, the political capital of India is the marvelous tourist destination in India. Noted for housing exclusive collection of national monuments, representing diverse architectural styles of forgone kings, Delhi is just a blending destination. Further, being a beautiful city, it offers lifetime holidays to the tourists.
Morning Pick Up from your hotel in New Delhi and proceed for sightseeing of Old Delhi & New Delhi covering:
Letís catch the gripping sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi
Designated as UNISCO site, Red Fort is an ultimate masterpiece of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 17th century. Tremendously adorned with intricate paintings, delicately magnetizing mirror work and amazing ceiling, this monument presents visual treat to the spectators. The spectacular architecture and structure of Red Fort embodies the Mughal grandeur of the past. However, it is visited by millions of tourists to discover its unparalleled eternal beauty.
Raj Ghat, a memorial of Mahatma Gandhi is an important landmark in Delhi which was designed by Vanu G. Bhuta. Inscribed with the epitaph He Ram, this memorial portrays the simple lifestyle of Mahatma Gandhi. Today, it is a sign of respect so one can has to remove footwear while entering.
Rickshaw Ride is an interesting part of you Delhi Tour. One can enjoy it at Chandni Chowk that presents you actual image of Old Delhi. Marvelously adorned Rickshaws will take you to the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk and showcase its diversity. This ride is very inexpensive thus offering a chance to explore the bustling streets of the place. While hiring this ride, you must choose a route of Chandni Chowk to Chawri Bazaar that is truly breathtaking.
Afternoon transfer to restaurant Chor Bizarre for lunch (Fixed menu)
Widely live up by its name, Chor Bizarre is an eccentric adorned restaurant in Delhi, offering special dishes in Kashmiri and Mughlai cuisine. Influenced with marvel traditional and contemporary architectural designs, it serves best food that nothing else can dare to match. Literally means "thieves' market," this place is utterly overwhelming.
Considered as the first-garden tomb in Indian continent, Humayun Tomb is the most important tourist destination in Delhi which was erected by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 AD. The famous artist Mirak Mirza Ghiyath has given a Persian architectural design to this building. This site is sited on the bank of Yamuna that can be reached easily from the main city through auto or taxi and by car.
One of the second highest towers in India, Qutub Minar or Victory Pillar is an incredible monument of Delhi famed for its glorious architectural beauty. It is a five storied tall minaret built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in 1192. Lovingly declared as UNISCO world heritage site, it is also chosen as a favorite tourist picnic spot because of its green lawns, surrounded by it.
The Laxmi Narayan Temple
Fondly known as Birla Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple is a beguiling pilgrimage centre in Delhi dedicated to Laxmi Narayan. This beautiful spiritual destination was inaugurated with the blessed hands of Father of Nation Ė Mahatma Gandhi. It comprises several shines that can be witnessed by all people, irrespective to castes, creeds and religions. Situated on Mandir Marg on west of Connaught Place, it can be easily reached by auto or taxi from the main centre of Delhi.
India Gate is a national monument of India commissioned to homage to those 90,000 soldiers who have given their lives for the nation during Second World War. This red sand stone building was built with the order of Sir Edwin Lutyens. Also, it is the main tourist spot for spending picnics in Delhi.
Serve as the official residence of President of India, the building is designed in Indo-British architectural style that has worth a visit while on a Delhi Tour. Once it was the former British Viceroy of India till 1950, this spectacular structure is visited by thousands of tourists in a year.