Delhi Sightseeing Tour by Private Car
Explore the old and modern charms and discover Delhi in this full-day sightseeing tour and travel comfortably to the historic sites in an air-conditioned car. After a pick-up from your hotel in Delhi city limits, you will go on a private tour of Old and New Delhi.
- Explore Delhi's historic landmarks.
- Go to the 17th-Century Red Fort and get charmed by the aura of the Mughal emperors.
- Usage of a private air-conditioned vehicle with a professional chauffeur for 8 hours in Delhi including hotel pick up and drop off.
No introduction is needed for India's capital city, Delhi. Starting from Red Fort, the centre of Mughal Empire to Parliament where the Power resides now, there is a lot to see and experience in Delhi. Dotted with old alleys ways and posh localities Delhi is a perfect blend of the old and new.
Delhi Sightseeing Tour Itinerary
- This tour starts with a pick-up from your hotel or the given address and covers all the following tourist destinations in Delhi.
- Jama Masjid: Jama Masjid of Delhi is the largest mosque in India. The Jama Masjid is located in the old city. It stands in front of the Red Fort across the road. It projects beautifully into the Old-Delhi skyline. It was built between 1644 and 1658. (Timings: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Entrance Charges: No Entrance Charges, Camera charges are to be checked on the spot)
- Red Fort(closed on Monday): This grand fort built during the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan's reign, this majestic building made of red sandstone is the location from where the Prime Minister of India addresses the nation every Independence Day. The Diwan-e-Khas and Diwan-e-am, the weaponry museum and the sound and light show are all worth seeing at the Red Fort. (Timings: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Entrance Charges: Rs. 35 for Indian Nationals and Rs. 500 for foreign nationals, Camera charges are to be checked on the spot).
- Raj Ghat: The memorial of the Father of Nation, Raj Ghat is located amidst a lush garden. The last utterance of Gandhi “Hey Ram’’ is inscribed on his cenotaph in golden letters. There are two Gandhi museums on the premises namely Gandhi Memorial Museum and the Gandhi Smriti Museum. (Timings: 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM, Entrance Charges: No Entrance Charges)
- Jantar Mantar: Jantar Mantar consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, from 1724 onwards, and is one of five built by him. The primary purpose of the observatory was to compile astronomical tables and to predict the time and movements of the sun, moon and planets. (Timings: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Entrance Charges: Rs. 15 for Indian Nationals and Rs. 200 for foreign nationals, Camera charges are to be checked on the spot).)
- Lakshmi Narayan Birla Temple: This is a relatively modern temple build in 1938 by the industrialist B.D. Birla. The temple was the favourite place of worship of Mahatma Gandhi. (Timings: 4:30 AM – 1:30 PM,
2:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Entrance Charges: No Entrance Charges, Camera charges are to be checked on the spot).
- Indira Gandhi Memorial (closed on Monday): Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum was the residence of the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi. After her assassination, the bungalow was converted into a museum. (Timings: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Entrance Charges: No Entrance Charges, Camera charges are to be checked on the spot)
- President House: Rashtrapati Bhawan was formerly known as 'Viceroy's House' and was occupied by the Governor-General of India, until independence. Also known as President's House, the building holds a prominent position in New Delhi. It has 340 decorated rooms and a floor area of 200,000 square feet. Designed by the British architect, Sir Edwin Lutyens, this classical building uses colours and details peculiar to Indian architecture. It was completed by 1929 and was officially inaugurated in 1931. (You would pass by this monument, as entrance is not allowed)
- Parliament House: The Parliament House of India is located in the northwestern side of the Vijay Chowk in the vicinity of the secretariat buildings. The parliament house marks governance of the world's largest democracy. The Parliament House of India has a central hall topped with a domed structure and three semi-circular chambers. These chambers were initially assigned to house the council of state, legislative assembly and the chamber of princes. (You would pass by this monument, as the entrance is not allowed)
- India Gate: Situated on Rajpath, in the centre of Delhi, this 42-meter high arch, was designed by Edwin Lutyens, in memory of the Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the First World War. Their names can be seen inscribed on the arch. The Amar Jawan Jyoti, an eternal flame, burns in memory of the unknown soldier, beneath the shelter of the arch, which is surrounded by green lawns, fountains and water bodies - an evergreen picnic zone in the heart of central Delhi. (You would pass by this monument and stop for photographs, as the entrance is not allowed)
- Qutub Minar: Built during the reign of Sultan Qutub-ud-din Aibak in 1199 A.D., this 72.5 m high pillar is a symbol of the Delhi Sultanate. Near it can be seen the ruins of Kila Ri Pithora, the fort of Prithviraj Chauhan, and an amazing iron pillar from Gupta times which has not yet rusted. (Timings: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Entrance Charges: Rs. 30 for Indian Nationals and Rs. 500 for foreign nationals, Camera charges are to be checked on the spot)
- Lotus Temple (closed on Monday): Lotus Temple is one of the most incredible architectures of the Bahai faith. It is situated at Kalkaji, a place close to New Delhi. The temple has been constructed to resemble a lotus flower. The huge lotus flower has been made out of marble, dolomite, cement, and sand. The temple does not impose restrictions on any visitor and has been thrown open to people of all religions. Delhi And transfer for your own destination. (Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Entrance Charges: No Entrance Charges, Camera charges are to be checked on the spot)
- Akshardham Temple (closed on Monday): Akshardham shows the traditional Indian and Hindu culture, spirituality. The compounds is a large central monument entirely of stone, exhibitions on incidents from the life of Swaminarayan and the history of India. (Timings: 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM, Entrance Charges: Rs. 170 per person for Adults (Exhibition), Rs. 100 per person for children (Exhibition), Rs. 125 per person for senior citizens (Exhibition), For children above 4 years the entry is free).
- After the completion of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Delhi city limits.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off from Delhi city hotel/residence.
- All transportation using air-conditioned sedan or SUV.
- Driver and fuel charges.
- Newspapers and water bottles.
- Usage of the vehicle for 8 hours and 80 km (Extra hours and kilometre charges will be applicable after the limit, please refer Important Information Section for details).
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