Duration : 1 Day
Destinations : Delhi
Description : Delhi Local Sightseeing Tour is a mind-blowing tour in which you get a chance to visit different tourist hotspots dotted across the capital. You will be picked up by the tour driver from wherever you are and will proceed for a sightseeing tour in a private vehicle. A tour guide will be with you at all the tourist places so that you enjoy the hilt and get all the interesting information. On this one-day trip, you visit all main tourist sites in Delhi such as the largest mosque-Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Raj Ghat, Jantar Mantar, India Gate, Teen Murti Bhawan, Parliament House, Rashtrapathi Bhavan, etc. Make sure that you have your mask on at all times. Delhi is a melting pot of different cultures, traditions, architecture, etc. So, this trip is sure to be a lot of fun.
You will be picked up by the tour driver from your chosen hotel or airport/railway station or wherever you are in the capital and from there you will commence the sightseeing. First, you will be taken to Jama Masjid. This is the biggest mosque in the city. It was made Shah Jahan who was the 5th Mughal ruler. Then, visit Humayun’s Tomb. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Close to Humayun’s Tomb is Qutab Minar. This 73meter tall minaret built by Qutab-ud din Aibak is a must-visit for all tourists. The construction of the minaret was completed by Firoz Shah Tughlak.
After these tourist sites in Old Delhi, you will visit Red Fort. The Prime Minister of the country hoists the tri-color here every 15th of August. This fort has immense national significance. It just takes around 50 minutes to reach the Red Fort from Qutab Minar.
After seeing Red Fort, you will go to Raj Ghat. It is a memorial that was built in memory of Mahatma Gandhi- Father of the Nation. It is open for public viewing from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The next tourist spot that you must visit is Jantar Mantar. This was built by Maharaja Jai Singh 2 of Jaipur. It is a huge observatory that has 13 architectural astronomy instruments.
Enjoy a good and lavish lunch of your favorite cuisine at any of the well-known eating places in Delhi. There are many amazing places but go for one that is clean and follows social distancing norms.
You will drive past some of the key monuments of national importance such as Parliament House, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Teen Murti Bhawan, and Indira Gandhi Memorial. India Gate is a war memorial that is close to Raj Ghat. With evening lights on, the whole area looks splendid. You can stroll for a while here. Later on, if you want visit Red Fort for the Light and Sound Show.
Visit the Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple. It is known for its brilliant architecture. If you want you can even go shopping in any of the popular malls in the city. Once you are done the tour driver will drop you back at the hotel or wherever you want in the city. This marks the end of your Delhi Local Sightseeing Tour.