Delhi City Tour
Delhi City Tour, after arriving at New Delhi International Airport (IGI). You follow the immigration formalities then after collecting your luggage and proceeding to your Delhi hotel. Upon arrival at the hotel, then proceed to check in at the hotel. Usually Check-in time at the hotel 1400 hours and Check-out 1200 hours. Remember that 90% of flights from Italy land early in the morning (between 2:00 am – 4:00 am).
‘Delhi’ is the Capital of India ‘and an important gateway to the country. It is a beautiful city and there are so many things to explore in Delhi such as Monuments, Markets, Bazaars, Museums, Parks and Temples so you will never be bored in Delhi. Delhi is a city where you can survive from 5 to 500 Euros a day so it is a city for everyone. Almost many Delhi residents are not from Delhi. Every day people come to Delhi from nearby cities only for work and in the evening they return by metro, train or minibus. Above all, Delhi is for everyone. Let’s explore what to see in Delhi in Two Days.
This City tour needs minimum two days. But it can be done in a full day, but you have to hurry up often and you also have to skip some stages so we suggest you do it in two full days if you have enough time available.
After breakfast The day starts at 9:00 am or 10:00 am (It depends on you)
This day we shall visit old and Central Delhi, the Red Fort (outdoor photo stop), Jama Mosque, Chandni Chowk and Raj Ghat, Grudwara Bangla sahib, Cp. In the 19th century, the emperor of the Mughal dynasty, Shah Jahan, named delhi as his capital at Shahjahanabad (old name of old Delhi), also called the walled city.
Jama Masjid (Mosque)
Jama Masjid (the mosque) is the largest and best known mosque in India. This mosque is in front of the red fort and up to the market and old town of Chandni Chowk. Shah Jahan built it, which is one of the busiest areas of Delhi for pilgrims and tourists.
The Red Fort was also built by Shah Jahan in the same century and it took almost 9 years to build this structure with 10 million Indian rupees. (Outside Photo stop only) (Not visited as it takes 3 hours) (If you have two days in Delhi then you can visit)
The Chandni Chowk Market According to legend, the Chandni Chowk Market was established during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is an extraordinary market where you buy the necessary things such as, spices, fabrics, nuts, 1000 other things.
Raj Ghat, This is Mahatma Gandhi’s resting place. This place is known for the man who is known as the Father of the Nation and His tireless work to regain India’s independence.
Gurudwara Bangla Sahab
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is very important for Sikh community in Delhi. This is a religious place which is located near CP (Central Delhi). This Indian community is very popular for charity or donation or for offering free food every day to anyone. You can help them to cook or help people.
Cannaught Palace, Janpath and Palika Bazaar.
Later you can visit the Center of Delhi which is popular as CP. It is famous for shopping and eating. There are some famous Bars and You may also visit here Janpath Market and Palika Bazaar which is located under the Central Park.
After breakfast the day starts at 9:00 am. This day we shall visit Qutub Minar, india Gate, Parliament House, Humayun Tomb,
Qutub-Minar is built with patinated red sandstone and is the tallest tower in India.Built in the 13th century, the magnificent tower is located in the capital, It is an architectural marvel of ancient India.The complex has a number of other important monuments such as the gate built in 1310, the Alai Darwaza, the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque; the tombs of Altamish, Ala-ud-din Khalji and Imam Zamin.
” India Gate ” The Gate of India is a famous national monument of India also known as the “All India War Memorial”. It was founded in 1927 and inaugurated in 1933. It was made to commemorate the soldiers of the British Indian Army who died for the country in the First World War and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. This is made of sandstone and granite. The height of the India gate is about 42 meters and names of the soldiers who died in the war. The inspiration for its design came from the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Before independence there were some British statues in front of the gate of India. After independence they were moved to Coronation Park. Parliament House can also be visited nearby.
Humayun Tomb Humayun’s Tomb is one of the most beautiful historical monuments in Delhi. Humayun’s Tomb is a landmark in the development of Mughal architecture and also represents the earliest extant example of the Mughal garden tomb scheme, with causeways and canals. It is a well-developed specimen of the double-domed elevation with large-scale kiosks.The tomb of Humayun, India’s second Mughal emperor, was built by his widow, Biga Begum (Hajji Begum), in 1569-70, 14 years later his death, at a cost of 1.5 million rupees. The architect was Mirak Mirza Ghiyath. It was later used for the burial of various members of the ruling family and contains around 150 tombs.
Note- If you wish and you have time then you can visit a market ‘’Sarojini Nagar’’ o Khan Market.
After sightseeing in Delhi, return to the hotel
Overnight at the hotel in Delhi