Delhi, the incredible capital of iconic India, is always ready to surprise you with its myriad moods, contrasts and contradictions. It is a perfect blend of history and modernity. Beneath the glitzy and glamorous surface of a vibrant city life, there lies a rich legacy of history, culture and traditions. Delhi has been a host to the rise and fall of many empires and dynasties; hence the city lies dotted with great Indian monuments such as the Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, the Qutub Minar and the India Gate.A visit to these monuments is a must in order to understand the rich and varied culture of this magical city.
The Red Fort: The Red Fort was built by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan to protect his capital city of Shahajahanabad. This massive monument built in red sandstone is one of the finest forts ever built in India. A visit to the Red Fort is important to understand the magnificent grandeur of Mughal architecture in India. After this, visit the largest mosque of India; the Jama Masjid or the ‘Friday mosque’. The Jama Masjid is the last architectural marvel built by Shah Jahan. Climb the narrow, southern minaret of the mosque for an unbelievable view of the fabulous city of Delhi.
Old Delhi: Next visit the spice market in Old Delhi to purchase authentic Indian spices; soak yourself in the hustle and bustle of the streets of Chandni Chowk and enjoy the famous Indian Rickshaw ride. Also savor the excellent taste of authentic Mughal cuisine there.
Qutub Minar and India Gate: Other places worth visiting are the Qutub Minar and the India Gate. Qutub Minar, was built to commemorate the success of Muslim rule in India by Qutub din Aibek and completed by his successor- Iltutmish. The Qutub complex is studded with ruined tombs and monuments. Ala-ud-din's sprawling madrasa and tomb stands in ruins at the rear of the complex, while Iltutmish is entombed in a magnificent sandstone and marble mausoleum almost completely covered in Islamic calligraphy. The India Gate is a war memorial constructed in the memories of thousands of soldiers who sacrificed their lives the 1st World War and the Third Afghan War.
Qutub Minar and India Gate: We, at Abish travels, provide innovative and out of the box tours to Delhi as a part of our Golden Travel India Tours package and Same Day Delhi Tour. Our purpose is to provide you with a congenial, comfortable and informative atmosphere, thereby making your trip an enriching experience.
Explore Delhi in all its glory and beauty in a sole day. All its majesty and mystique, packed in a fun-filled thrilling experience which we offer to you in our same day Delhi tour. We intend on touching all the places to visit in Delhi in one day so that you can take souvenirs of this royal destination along with fascinating beloved memories, wherever you go. Delhi one day tour would include historical monuments, pristine parks, holy temples market places which are in vogue as well as other amusement places.Delhi one day tour by car promises to give you a luxurious, scintillating experience where the journey begins the moment you step in, into the car. Driver proficient in your preferred language will be made available and you can have the pleasure of a homely experience. Feel at home, even when away!! Few highlights of the Delhi tour packages are as follows:
Qutub Minar: Is a soaring epic brick minaret built by Qutab-ud-din-aibak after the defeat of the last Hindu emperor. This towering monument stands as a sign of victory and dominance. It symbolizes the Great War feat of the Muslims and their artistry skill as well. Some say that this epitaph was also used for the muezzins to call the faithful for prayer. Same day Delhi tour will give you the opportunity to appreciate its ornamentation and unique finesse.
Lotus Temple: Popular for its beautiful flower shaped construction, This Baha’I place of worship is serene and peaceful. Surrounded by lush green lawns and a picturesque view, the white petals of this synagogue curl as if to reach the transcendence. The Delhi one day tour aids you to spend some quite lone time to retrospect and enjoy each moment to the fullest with the fabulous lotus temple architecture.
Rajghat:Is a memorial built in the fond remembrance of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Gandhiji’s cremation. As this site is an imperative landmark in our country’s struggle for freedom, it charts on top of the itinerary on every foreign delegates’ and ambassadors list. Situated on the bank of Yamuna river, it was initially named on one of the historic ghats of Old Delhi. This Delhi tour package provides you with a chance to plunge into the rich historical heritage of our marvelous country.
India Gate: is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath. It evokes the architectural style of the triumphant arc which was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. This structure encompasses the Amar Jawan Jyoti, which is an incessant flame burning with valor in memory of the heroic victories of our soldiers and their sacrifices during war. The Delhi one day tour takes you to this awe-inspiring places leaving you marveling.
Jama Masjid: The same day Delhi tour package has many jewels on its crown, one of them being the visit to the one of the largest mosques in India. The Jama majid information that you receive in tour books and historical documents is way more than what meets the eye. This highly adorned mosque is an amalgamation of fiery red sandstone and subtle white marble. This happened to be one of the Mughal architectural extravagances.
Delhi one day tour by car, also takes you on a sweep through other architectural fancies of the state. Both architecturally and historically profound, making the state proud of its existence and ownership. Few of the innumerous places, to glide through and visit in Delhi in one day are:
Parliament House: This circular construction is the symbol of our country’s unabated legislature and governance. This is the residing seat of the country’s lawmakers and constitution holders and is one of the places that is a must to capture within the same day Delhi trip.
Rashtrapati Bhawan: Residence of the Viceroy before our country’s independence. Situated in Raisena Hills, this place is now the official abode of the president of our country.
Red Fort: This fascinating monument was the home of the Mughal emperor for around 200 years. This masterpiece in red is a sight to catch and the mere glimpse of this shimmering star is breathtaking. A memory etched in your mind for eternity during your one day Delhi tour.
Duration: Delhi Same Day Full Day Sightseeing/City Tour by Car.
* Car used for all sightseeing transfers & the entire running as mentioned in the itinerary (AC Car).
* Professional English Speaking Tour Guide in Agra for sightseeing.
* All currently applicable tax.
* Entry Fee for the Monuments.
* Tips to Driver or Tour Guide as per your discretion.
* Personal expenses which would cover : Lunch, Dinner, Laundry, Phone calls, Medical bills, camera fee and all your own agendas and requirements.