Duration : 1 Day
Destination : Delhi Sightseeing
Same day Delhi Tour is a wonderful tour which gives you an opportunity to explore different places of tourist interest in the capital. You can book an air conditioned prepaid taxi which will take you around. In this trip you will cover premier tourist sites in Delhi such as Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate, Jantar Mantar and Humayun's Tomb. The best thing to do is cover sites of Old Delhi first and then move to other parts.
The tour representative will pick up from the hotel or from the airport and will take you directly to Jama Masjid which is the biggest mosque in the city.
After Jama Masjid you will proceed towards Red Fort. Every 15th of August the Prime Minister of the country hoists the National flag at Red Fort. It is an historic site of immense national significance. It gets its name from the red colored sandstone which is used in its construction
After visiting Red Fort you will visit Qutab Minar which is a 73meter tall tower.. It will take around 50 minutes to reach Qutab Minar from Red Fort. Qutab Minar is an UNESCO World Heritage site. The first Muslim ruler of Delhi, Qutab-ud din Aibak built Qutab Minar way back in 1200 AD. The last leg of construction of the minaret was completed by Firoz Shah Tughlak.
Once you have seen Qutab Minar you can visit Raj Ghat which is a memorial built in memory of Father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. There is no entry fee and the memorial is open for public viewing from 6:00AM to 7:00 P.M.
Enjoy your breakfast at some good restaurant or even a five star hotel in Delhi.
After having your breakfast you can proceed to see Lotus Temple which is the only temple in the world which is dedicated to Bahai faith. It was built in 1986 and is shaped in way of a flower.
The next stop is Jantar Mantar. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh 2 of Jaipur. It contains 13 architectural astronomy instruments.
Take a short break for lunch and visit any of the popular places in Delhi such as Big Chill Café, Haldiram's, Café Delhi Heights, etc. If street food is your calling you can visit the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk and enjoy some finger licking dishes.
Now you can visit India Gate. India Gate is a war memorial located very close to Raj Ghat. It looks spectacular when the lights are on. You can enjoy for a while here in company of your friends and family.
Visit the very famous Humayun's Tomb. It is the tomb of the Mughal ruler Humayun built way back in 1570. The unique beauty of this tomb has attracted people form far and wide. With this, your same day Delhi Tour comes to an end.