Old and New Delhi private full day tour
8 hours in total
Pick up at your hotel
What To Expect
Humayun's tomb (Maqbara e Humayun) is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. It was commissioned by Humayun's son Akbar in 1569-70, designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect chosen by emperor's widow Haji Begum. It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India.
Qutab Minar is a soaring, 73 m-high tower, is the tallest brick minaret in the world. It was built in 1193 by Qutub-ud-din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu kingdom. It is declared as UNESCO's world heritage site.
Lotus Temple (closed on Monday), built in the shape of a lotus flower, is the last of seven Major Bahai's temples built around the world built in 1986. The structure is made up of pure white marble. The architect Furiburz Sabha chose the lotus as the symbol common to Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam. Around the blooming petals, here are nine pools of water, which light up, in natural light. It looks spectacular at dusk when it is floodlit.
Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. It was begun in 1650 by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, more than 5,000 workers toiled for six years to complete it. Every Friday, the emperor and his retinue would travel from the fort to the mosque to attend the congressional prayers. Amongst the three gateways the largest, highest on the east was reserved exclusively for the emperor.
At the center of New Delhi stands the 42m-high India Gate, an “Arc-de-Triomphe” like archway in the middle of a crossroad. It was built as a memorial to commemorate the 70,000 India soldiers killed in World War I, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and completed in 1931. The memorial bears the names of more than 13,516 British and Indian soldiers killed in the Northwestern Frontier in the Afghan war of 1919.
The Red Fort, constructed in 1648 by the fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan was the residence of the Mughal emperor for about 200 years, until 1857. The Red Fort's innovative architectural style, including its garden design, influenced later buildings and gardens in Delhi. Its massive enclosing walls of red sandstone and is adjacent to the older Salimgarh Fort. It is located in the center of Delhi and houses a number of museums. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007.
In the Evening you will be dropped at your hotel or at the airport with the cherishing memories of Delhi sightseeing tour.
- Pick you up from your hotel
- Visit the following destinations:
- Humayun Tomb
- Qutub Minar
- Lotus Temple
- Jama Masjid
- India Gate
- The Red Fort & other sites
- Air-conditioned mini coach
- Private experienced local guide
- Packaged mineral water
What's not included
- Monument fee
- Lunch or any other meal
- Any gratuities for guide & driver
Plan your trip
- Customize itinerary to suit your preference
- Request now, pay later
- Direct chat with local guide before the trip
- Free cancellation - 48 hrs notice
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- Small group tour: operates with a maximum number of people. If you like to make new friends, this is a great option. You would pay for the trip to confirm your slot, then join a chat group with your local guide as well as fellow travel buddies, everything would be on Inspitrip. Get to know them!
- Private tour: maximizes your privacy and allows you to freely customize the itinerary. First, request to communicate any specific needs you may have, wait a couple minutes for these requests to be confirmed, and then you can proceed to payment.