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Delhi Tour Packages

Delhi Sightseeing

Delhi Sightseeing
Duration

1 Day

Location

Delhi

 

Shine Gold Tours India offers full day Delhi sightseeing tour packages in a luxury AC Car or in a bigger vehicle (in case if you have a bigger group). If you are coming to Delhi from another city we can also arrange your stay in a hotel according to your budget and choice of place.

Old Delhi was founded by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1639 as Shahjahanabad, and New Delhi is the capital city of India, planned by Edwin Lutyens, a famous 20th century British architect. New Delhi is known for its wide streets and tree-lined boulevards; it houses numerous national institutions and other important buildings.

Places to Visit in Delhi


Akshardham Temple

The temple was officially opened in 2005, and since then it has been consistently a top tourist destination in Delhi. It is situated on the banks of river Yamuna and houses many small and large buildings. At the centre of the complex there is a huge temple made entirely of stone. Enjoy exhibitions (that tell the life of Lord Swaminarayan and the history of Hindu religion), musical fountain and large landscaped gardens in the temple.

Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid is considered as the biggest mosque in India, It was built by Shahjahan in 1656 AD. Thousands of Muslims gather here to offer Jummah ki Namaz (Friday noon prayers).

Chandni Chowk

Chandni Chowk is the most popular tourist street of Old Delhi. It is famous for amazing food and probably the best place for watching and shopping real Indian bazaar (market). Chandni Chowk starts from the Lahori Darwaza (Lahore Gate) of the Red Fort and end at Fatehpuri Masjid.

Red Fort

The Red Fort is also known as Lal Qila, located in the old Delhi area, UNESCO declared Red fort a world heritage site in 2007. It is a massive fort built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan which was started in 1638 and completed in 1648. Since 15th August 1947 (India’s Independence Day), the Prime Minister of India has been unveiling the flag on Red fort and addressing the nation every year on the day.

Raj Ghat (Samadhi of Matama Gandhi)

Raj Ghat is a memorial of Mahatma Gandhi who is considered as the greatest follower of non-violence and piece in the history of mankind. Visitors are required to remove footwear before entering into the memorial.

India Gate

The India Gate is a war memorial situated in the heart of New Delhi, built in the memory of soldiers who were martyred to bring India its independence. This 42 meter tall memorial is a popular tourist destination of the city.

Qutab Minar

The Qutb Minar stands tall at 73 meters; it’s the tallest brick and stone minaret in the world situated in south Delhi. Qutb Minar is also a officially declared UNESCO World Heritage.

Lotus Temple

Bahai temple (popularly known as Lotus Temple due to its shape) is a prominent tourist attraction in New Delhi. It was built in 1986 and serves as the Mother Temple for the followers of all the regions.

Lodhi Garden

The garden is spread over 85 acres, it contains tombs of many rulers of Lodhi dynasty. In the middle of the garden is the Bara Gumbad it consists of a large rubble-construct dome.

Humayun Tomb

Humayun's tomb was constructed by Mughal Emperor Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562; its design is based on Persian and Mughal architecture. Humayun Tomb is one of major historical monuments in the capital of India and also a UNESCO world heritage site.

You can customize your Delhi tour package and choose whichever place you want to visit during sightseeing in Delhi.

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