Explore Delhi in a Day | New Delhi

The Heart of India - Explore New Delhi

New Delhi is famous for its culture, tradition and effervescent history. The culture of Delhi reflects the rich heritage of the past coupled with the influence of modern lifestyle.

 

0800 Hrs: Depart for Sightseeing of Delhi

 

0900 Hrs: Guided Sight Seeing of Qutab Minar

The Qutab Minar site is located to the south of Delhi. The main focal point is a very large tower. This was the location of the first mosque in India. The tower and surrounding buildings were partly built using materials taken from several Hindu temples that were knocked down. This helps explain some of the architecture. Another tower was planned and a large stump exists but it was never completed.

 

 

 

1030 Hrs: Guided Tour of Lotus Temple

The Lotus Temple, located in New Delhi, India, is a Bahá'í House of Worship completed in 1986. Notable for its flowerlike shape, it serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent and has become a prominent attraction in the city. The Lotus Temple has won numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine article

 

 

 

 

1200 Hrs: Guided Sight Seeing of Humayun Tomb

Humayun died in 1556, and his widow Hamida Banu Begam, also known as Haji Begam, commenced the construction of his tomb in 1569, fourteen years after his death. It is the first distinct example of the proper Mughal style, which was inspired by Persian architecture

 

 

 

1330 Hrs: Lunch at Taj Mansingh or any other alternate restaurant

 

 

 

1430 Hrs: Guided Sightseeing of India Gate

The India Gate situated in Delhi was part of the work of the Imperial War Graves Commission (IWGC), which came into existence in December 1917 for building war graves and memorials to soldiers killed in the First World War.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1600 Hrs: Shopping at Delhi HAAT. It is an open-air food plaza and cradia, and from a variety of cultural traditions of India

 

 

 

 

 

 

1800 Hrs: Guided Sight Seeing of Red Fort

It is also known as Delhi Fort or Lal Qila in Hindi. As it was built of red sandstone the name Red Fort was thus given. One can proudly say that largest monument in old Delhi is Red Fort.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1845 Hrs: Guide will leave the Guest for Light & Sound Show at Red Fort

Witness the 'Son - Et - Lumiere', a dramatic interplay of sound and light effects, recreating the history of Red Fort, a symbol of Mughal Power. Watch three hundred years of history come alive!

 

 

 

2000 Hrs: Depart from Red Fort to the hotel

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