Your Delhi, Rajasthan and North India Specialist
DELHI EXPLORER DAY TOUR
“If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the
very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India!” - Romaine Rolland
Your private tour begins at your New Delhi hotel or IDG airport. Pick-up is at 8:30 am and we'll begin our tour in historic Old Delhi.
We will start by visiting Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India built by Shah Jahan in 1644. The beautiful red sandstone monument sits above the Chandni Chowk and offers a view of the bustling city below.
Next, we will tour The Red Fort – the palace, gardens and private quarters of the last Mogul king, Shah Mohammad Zafir. The grounds are steeped in the elegance of his era and you can imagine his court and daily life from the many marble buildings.
Enroute to the Indian War Memorial
(India Gate) we'll visit more recent history as well – the expansive memorial and gardens of Mahatma Ghandi, the father of Indian Independence
Tea stop and light lunch on our way to Humayun’s Tomb. The huge complex was the model for the famous Taj Mahal and the first mausoleum for a Mughal emperor. It was constructed
in a symmetrical plan following the 15th century Timurid architectural style using elements such as a bulbous double dome and a high portal in the front elevation.
Lotus Temple, Qutab Minar, Ashkardam and the Ram temple – all different examples of India’s diverse culture - are following on our tour.
Sabadarjung’s Day Tomb on the Lodhi Road, next to the expansive gardens of the same name is our next stop.
Want to immerse yourself in Old Delhi?
Take our Lodhi Gardens-Chandni Chowk-Purana Qila, (Sound and Light evening show) tour. An amazing experience!
This evening tour starts at 4:00 pm we’ll walk through the Lodhi Gardens and explore the many tombs of the 15thc Lodhi rulers.
This quiet, green respite spreads over
90 acres and is a refreshing start to
your Delhi evening tour.
Next we'll visit Chandni Chowk and wind our way through the bazaars of Old Delhi.
Chandni Chowk, or the Moonlight Square,
was designed and established by Princess Jahanara Begum,
Shah Jahan’s favourite daughter, in 1650.
There are many old and well-established
shops in the market area.
Dariba Kalan is known for jewelry and
Khari Baoli is famous for spice lovers
while Moti Bazaar for shawls and pearls.
Katra Neel offers all kinds of clothes and
textiles while Kinari Bazar deals in zari
and other embroidery works.
And for book lovers - Nai Sadak
and Daryaganj are the markets for books.
And we'll stop for street food samples
along the way as Chandni Chowk
is a foodie's delight!
From an assortment of sweet shops to the parathewali gali to roadside kebabs
near Jama Masjid, this place has
something to offer for everyone.
After our market visit we'll head over to the Purana Qila or Old Fort, for a Light and Sound spectacular, detailing the history of Delhi.
Your evening ends with transport
back to your hotel.
Enquire for timings and details.
Tours start at 8:30 am and finish at 5:30 pm.
We will pick you up and drop you back to your
local hotel or the airport
Tours include all monument fees and guides
Tours include a stop for tea/light lunch
Tours are flexible regarding attractions and timings
We customize to suit your interests.