|Morning Pick Up from your hotel
in New Delhi and proceed for sightseeing of Old
Delhi & New Delhi covering:
A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the
Red Fort or Lal Quila - The magnificentfort
symbolizes the sovereignty of India, built by Emperor Shah Jahan
in 17th century. It had remained Mughal Capital of India till
1857 and attracts thousand of tourists from all over the world.
The fort complex has entitled as World Heritage site in 2007
Ghat - One of the most sought-after
destinations of Old Delhi,Rajghat is the place where Mahatma
Gandhi,the Pioneer of Truth and Non-Violence had been cremated.
The abode of eternal flame, located near the bank of Yamuna,
contains the Epitaph ‘He
Ram’, the last word spoken by Mahatma Gandhi after he was
shot. In recent years, it has become tradition to pay respect
to Gandhiji by visiting the site for foreign dignitaries. Preying
session are organized on every Friday in memory of Gandhiji.
Jama Masjid - Jama Masjid is the country's largest mosque, built
in 1656, where thousands of Muslims offer prayers. It lies opposite
the Red Fort and is surrounded by a large number of shops, which
deal in a variety of goods. The great mosque of Old Delhi is
both the largest in India and the final architectural extravagance
of Shah Jahan with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees.
Rickshaw ride - Enjoy
a cycle rikshaw ride at Chandni Chowk .More evidences of the
ancient times that once existed in old Delhi can be found out
by winding through the labyrinthine lanes of Chandni Chowk in
a rickshaw. The pleasure associated with the rickshaw ride here
is ultimate. The rickshaw rides gives the passengers an opportunity
to see a different prospective of Chandni Chowk, which is otherwise
only regarded as one of the favourite shopping avenues of Delhi.
The rickshaw pullers here take you on a ride through various
routes, offering you a different experience all together. The
ride is inexpensive and very cost effective, thereby giving you
a chance to glance at the colurful streets of the place. A rickshaw
ride from Chandni Chowk to Chawri Bazaar is very exciting and
brings you face to face with wonderfully laid out shops and bazaars.
A rickshaw ride in Mughal emperor Shah Jahan's Shahjahanabad
city (old Delhi) is one of the prime attractions of Delhi. Chandni
Chowk is a place to be explored and savoured by all those who
do not fear crowds and have always been attracted by mixed sounds.
Afternoon transfer to a local restaurant for lunch (cost not included)
An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit
Humayun's Tomb - Built in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum,
senior wife of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor, Humayun's
Tomb is an early example of Mughal architecture built in Delhi.
A rose petal sandstone mausoleum built in proper Mughal style
is a beautiful memorial to the poet king. Octagonal in shape,
raised on a plinth, with double domes, high arches, laid in the
centre of a large walled enclosure, the monument is an imposing
Qutub Minar - 13 km to the south
of Connaught Circus at Lalkote of 8th century Tomor Rajputs,
the 72.5 m high Victory Pillar stands as a victory stand of a
Muslim King Kutub-ud-din-Aibak in India. At Kila Roy Pithora,
on the dilapidated fort of the last Hindu king Prithwiraj, this
victory stand was made like throne in Gajni. In 1199 Kutub-ud-Din
started its construction and it was completed in 1236 by Iltutmish,
the son-in-law of Kutub. Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate,
Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with
a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.
The Laxmi Narayan Temple - one of
the most notable holistic sites of New Delhi, the
Laxmi Narayan Temple is devoted to Hindu god and goddess- Vishnu
and Laxmi. The temple, also known as Birla Temple, is bestowed
with many shrines, fountains, and gorgeous garden. During festivals
like Diwali and Janmashtami, it becomes centre of attractions
for the devotees from all over the India.
India Gate - The national monument
of India, India gate is located amidst the administrative locations
of the country. Constructed in memory of 90,000 soldiers of British-Indian
army who fought in the Second World War, the structure was built
under the leadership of Sir Edwin Lutyens. The architectural
complex is made of red stone and granite.
President House - The official residence
of President of India, the building is another attraction of
the New Delhi. It has remained home to the former British Viceroy
of India till 1950. The magnificent structure is the finest example
of Indo-British architectural monument which has caught attention
of thousand of tourist all over the world.
Subject to minimum Two persons traveling : US $ 60 per person
Subject to Single person traveling : US
$ 98 per person