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Delhi: Old and New Delhi Private Sightseeing Tour

1. Delhi: Old and New Delhi Private Sightseeing Tour

Embark on a private tour that combines the best of Old and New Delhi, creating a full-day experience. Learn about Indian history and culture from your personal guide as you discover major landmarks. Choose between the standard option and the upgraded option, with entrance fees and lunch included. Get picked up in the morning from your accommodation or directly from the airport (if option selected). Relax in an air-conditioned vehicle as you drive to the biggest mosque in India, Jama Masjid. Step inside to explore & enjoy the explanation of your tour Guide, then your tour guide will take you in the colors and aromas of the Chandni Chowk area at the market. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through a narrow street if you choose Included option & Explore the biggest market of Spices here. Hear the commentary about the Sikh religion at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Also, experience the world's second-largest donation kitchen here. Approximately 50 thousand people get their meal every day here and then Visit the 16th-century tomb of Emperor Humayun and see the India Gate by the drive-thru. If you opted for the included lunch option, stop to taste the best North Indian and Mughlai food. After lunch, drive by the Parliament House and the Presidential Palace. Then Drive up to the most popular visit of Delhi Qutub Minar tower and then visit the Lotus Temple of the Baha'i religion & Akshardham Temple of the Hindu Religion before returning to your hotel or the airport with your driver.

Delhi: Flavors and Food Stories of New Delhi

2. Delhi: Flavors and Food Stories of New Delhi

Your tour will start with the highly democratized common man’s food (Chaat) and Kebabs at Delhi’s most happening market. From there you will head towards the Momos Trail, Delhi’s recent food love. It will be at this point that you will sit down for a big dinner of North Indian theme. During this dinner you will try Delhi’s best butter chicken and naan bread, followed by a little surprise at the end. Your food experience is not complete without a visit to a "mega kitchen" of Delhi which feeds thousands of people everyday, and you will be free to volunteer a few minutes towards the “art of gratitude” by cooking for others. Your transportation will be taken care of in an air-conditioned car with the company of your guide who also doubles as one of Delhi’s "grub" experts.

Private Half-Day Tour of Delhi in A/C car

3. Private Half-Day Tour of Delhi in A/C car

Explore Delhi in this private, half-day tour of India’s bustling and history-packed capital. Follow a customizable itinerary, adapted to your own unique preferences. Potential stops include the India Gate, and Parliament House, the UNESCO-protected Humayun's Tomb, and the Mughal-era Tomb of Safdarjung. Air-conditioned, door-to-door vehicle transfers are included. Get Picked Up from your hotel and start your sightseeing tour with a guide. Rashtrapati Bhavan (Pass By) Rashtrapati Bhavan, home to the President of the world’s largest democracy, is emblematic of Indian democracy and its secular, plural and inclusive traditions. It was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker and stands on a 330 acre estate. It took seventeen years to build this presidential palace which was completed in the year 1929. Almost seven hundred million bricks and three million cubic feet of stone were used in building this architectural marvel that has 2.5 kilometers of corridors and 190 acres of garden area. The main building covers an area of 5 acres and has 340 rooms spread over four floors. Sometimes stopping is not allowed and we have to drive pass it. India Gate The India Gate भारत द्वार(originally called the All India War Memorial) is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the "ceremonial axis" of New Delhi, India, formerly called Kingsway. Sometimes stopping is not allowed and we have to drive pass it. Agrasen Ki Baoli The secret place in Delhi. It is an unusual place with extraordinary view. Located in the heart of the city and one can enjoy the best of both modern and ancient worlds. Close after sunset. Lodhi Garden Lodi Gardens is a city park situated in New Delhi, India. Spread over 90 acres, it contains Mohammed Shah's Tomb, the Tomb of Sikandar Lodi, the Shisha Gumbad and the Bara Gumbad, architectural works ... Humayun's Tomb Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's first wife and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum under her patronage in 1558, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas and his son, Sayyid Muhammad, Persian architects chosen by her Safdarjung's Tomb Safdarjungs Tomb is a tomb dedicated to Safdar Jang, a ruler of Awadh in medieval India. This tomb is located near the Safdarjung Airport at the intersection of Lodhi Road and Aurobindo Marg in New Delhi, the National Capital. This tomb was constructed by Shuja-ud-Daula in the Mughal Style of Architecture after his father’s death in 1754. After this get back to your hotel.

2Day Delhi & Agra Private Tour with Taj mahal & Breakfast

4. 2Day Delhi & Agra Private Tour with Taj mahal & Breakfast

Visit the most popular attraction of India , Drive to Agra to see Beautiful Taj Mahal at sunrise & Agra fort. overnight night in Agra & on return to New Delhi explore all the major attraction of New & Old Delhi. You will be picked up in a nice and clean air conditioned car with english speaking driver from your desire location in New Delhi , Drive to Agra through expressway on arrival our local guide will meet & greet you. Help you check in your hotel, after freshen up your sightseeing start , first we will Agra fort , The Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra, and also known as Agra's Red Fort. Built by the Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 and completed in 1573, it served as the main residence of the rulers of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. After the visit of Agra fort then we will take you to Mehtab Garden for a rare sunset of view of taj mahal , Night in Agra. Next day you will see sunrise to Taj Mahal , most beautiful time to see Taj mahal , Take your time and take some great pictures , Learn the history and story of Taj mahal Come back to your hotel and have breakfast then checkout from hotel to drive back to New Delhi , On arrival to New Delhi enjoy the sights to visit Humyun Tomb , Qutub Minar , Lotust temple and old delhi . After sightseeing of New & Old Delhi we will drop you to your desire location.

Experience Old Delhi Walking tour with a local

5. Experience Old Delhi Walking tour with a local

Explore the lively Old Delhi on this mini tour. In 2.5 hours, you will be able to see what was once called a great walled part of the national capital. Arrive at the given meeting point in Connaught Place. We will onboard the fussy yet robust Delhi metro to Chawri Bazar. From there we will walk through the chaotic lanes to the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in the Asian continent. Watch the magnificent site, note the architectural style of the Islamic era as we on to our next destination i.e. Dariba Kalam. Dariba Kalan is one of the oldest markets, it’s truly a gem for shoppers who love jewelry & antiques. Following this, we will head to the wholesale market Kinari Bazar. Fancy paper items, laces, bead works, decorations & so much more to check out here. After this Bazar, we’ll go to Naughara (nine homes), the quiet sweet Chandni Chowk alley followed by Jain Swetamber Mandir in the end stays charming as ever. Next, our guide will take you to the centuries-old Sis Ganj Gurudwara, dedicated to the ninth Sikh Guru. Dive into the calmness till we head to our last destination, Khari Baoli Spice Market. Wholesale spices, herbs, nuts & a lot to grab on. By the end of the tour, hop on a rickshaw to Chandni Chowk metro station.

Delhi: 3-Hour Night Cycling Tour

6. Delhi: 3-Hour Night Cycling Tour

Explore the cosmopolitan vibe of Delhi under the stars on an unforgettable cycling adventure. Discover the bustling capital’s electrifying nighttime vibe on a guided 3-hour tour. Admire panoramic views of Lutyens and sample delicious local street food as you listen to an enthralling story about the city from your local guide.  Learn about modern Delhi and pass by renowned historical sites like India Gate, the President's Estate, a Sikh temple called Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and more.  At the end of your tour, enjoy a tasty midnight meal among your new cycling friends.

Golden Triangle India Tour 4 Nights 4 Days

7. Golden Triangle India Tour 4 Nights 4 Days

Golden Triangle India Tour 4 Nights 4 Days brings to you an all time favorite Private golden triangle tour in busy streets of Delhi with colorful crowds, admirable pink structures of Jaipur and well preserved historical constructions in Agra like Taj Mahal. Golden Triangle Tour is the best traversed circuit of India for first-time travelers which will provide you the glimpse of the tradition, rich culture and history of India in a short span of time. Tour Itinerary Arrival at Delhi Airport if in evening or night, stay overnight in Delhi. Day 1 :- After breakfast sightseeing of Delhi then proceed to Agra City. Overnight Stay in Agra. Day 2 :- Early morning sightseeing at the Taj Mahal then you will go for breakfast. After that sightseeing at the Agra Fort then proceed to Jaipur city. Overnight stay in Jaipur. Day 3 :- Jaipur sightseeing. Overnight Stay in Jaipur. Day 4 :- Proceed to Delhi and drop you at Delhi Airport. TOUR END Note: It is a suggested itinerary that displays what could be possible during your Tour. You can contact us to bring any changes to your itinerary as per your desires. PLEASE NOTE: Taj Mahal remains closed on every Friday. All Monument's Timing: Every Day, Sunrise to Sunset. We can change itinerary according to this.

Walking Tour around Central Business District of Delhi

8. Walking Tour around Central Business District of Delhi

Enjoy bustling "Dilli" life through its cultural, spiritual, and entertainment spots. Visit Connaught Place, Central Park, and the local flea market, street shops, heritage buildings, and temples. Start - Rajiv Chowk 1) Experience the hustle and bustle of Delhi at Connaught Place Start the tour at 'paradise for all shopaholics and foodies'. You'll find big brands, retail outlets, restaurants, and several other hang-out spots. Welcoming both locals and tourists, Connaught Place shopkeepers and shoppers alike believe this horseshoe-shaped market to be a sign of good fortune. 2) Shop at Palika Bazaar Visit the only underground flea market in Delhi for the ultimate shopping experience (and haul). Renowned for selling almost anything you could think of, you'll learn to bargain for some of the most affordable prices at plentiful exotic stalls and immerse yourself in bazaar culture. 3) Relax at the iconic Central Park Unwind at the heart of the city amongst green trees, fountains, and unwavering bliss. Frequented by hundreds of people every day, especially the youth, you might stumble across the occasional musical event or light show, or look around at the countless restaurants and shops surrounding it. 4) Appreciate contemporary art at Dhoomimal Art Centre View treasured artworks from around India and the globe at the country's oldest gallery. Established prior to Indian independence, it houses a wide range of pieces from the likes of Bimal Das Gupta and Jamini Roy to sculptures, graphics, and exhibition shows, bound to surpass the expectations of any art lover. 5) Shop with friends at Janpath Market Browse through boutiques that have existed since 1950, selling various clothing, jewelry, and handicrafts. With warm and keen stall owners calling out special deals at the Tibetan, Gujarati markets and fancy stores, it's a must-visit for all your shopping impulses. 6) Learn about astronomical instruments at Jantar Mantar Witness a technological marvel used to compile astronomical tables, and predict the movements of the Sun, Moon, and other planets. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur in 1724, this magnificent sundial is an architectural wonder not to be missed. 7) Appreciate the culture at Gurudwara Shri Bangla Sahib Constructed with a prominent golden dome, this sacred gurudwara by Sikh General Sardar Bhagel Singh was used to commemorate the visit of Guru Har Krishan. Open 24 hours, you'll admire its communal aspect. 8) Visit the Hanuman Temple Dedicated to Bala Hanuman, this ancient Hindu temple from the Mahabharatha days draws hundreds of worshippers daily, giving a glimpse into the faith of the people. 9) Checkout Agrasen ki Baoli Designated the title 'protected monument', this ornate step well containing 108 steps served as a water reservoir many years ago, with many experts believing it to be built by legendary king, Maharaja Agrasen. End - Left to explore the remaining city center

Delhi: Full-Day Delhi Sightseeing Tour by Public Transport

9. Delhi: Full-Day Delhi Sightseeing Tour by Public Transport

Explore Delhi the way locals do, by public transportation such as metro trains, buses, and tuk tuks, accompanied by a local guide on this sightseeing tour. Visit the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib temple, Presidential Palace complex, India Gate memorial, Lodhi Gardens, Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort, and more. Begins the tour in Connaught Place, officially known as Rajiv Chowk, a ring of colonnaded Georgian-style buildings with stores, cinemas, and restaurants all around. Then, venture to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, a 17th-century Sikh shrine, and witness how they prepare lunch for up to 1000 people at a time. Next up is a trip to the Presidential Palace complex to see the heart of India’s government. Pay your respects at India Gate, a war memorial commemorating the 84,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during World War I. Then, hop into a tuk-tuk to head to Lodhi Gardens, a sprawling city park spread over 90 acres of land. Learn about its history and take a stroll. Then, head to the posh Khan Market to grab lunch at one of Asia’s most expensive shopping areas. After lunch, visit Humayun’s Tomb, the earliest substantial example of Mughal architecture in India. Explore the garden tomb which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From there, head to Old Delhi to visit the Jama Mosque, the epicenter of Delhi’s Muslim community. Admire the red-sandstone walls of the historic Red Fort which was the former residence of Mughal emperors. After a stroll through the markets, find yourself in Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi’s main street. Finally, get the subway back to Connaught Place to finish the tour.

Delhi: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Baby Taj Tour By Gatiman Train

10. Delhi: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Baby Taj Tour By Gatiman Train

07:00 A.M.: sharp, our driver will pick you up from your stay and escort you to the railway station. From there, you will board the Gatimaan Express train, known for its superfast and luxurious services. The train will take you on a delightful journey from Delhi to Agra, passing through the beautiful countryside scenery of North India. Get ready to embark on an exciting and unforgettable journey to Taj! 09:50 A.M. - As the sun rises in the morning sky, it's time to embark on an unforgettable adventure. Your day trip to Agra commences as you arrive at the Agra railway station after a comfortable ride. Our driver will welcome you and lead you to your private car for the day. As you step out of the train station, your eyes will be captivated by the stunning surroundings of Agra. 10:00 A.M. - Visit Taj Mahal Get ready to be mesmerized by the grandeur of the Taj Mahal, a timeless masterpiece of love and devotion. Built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan as a symbol of his unending love for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, this architectural marvel stands as one of the seven wonders of the world. Admire the intricate details and the sheer beauty of the monument as our expert guide walks you through the fascinating history of its creation. 12:00 P.M. - Step inside the massive walls of Agra Fort, and you'll be transported back to the glory days of the Mughal Empire. Emperor Akbar started this impressive fort, and each subsequent Mughal ruler added their touches to its grandeur. As you explore the many fascinating buildings within the fort, you'll be awed by the intricate carvings, impressive arches, and stunning views of the surrounding landscape. 01:30 P.M. - It's time to savor the flavors of Agra! At 1:30 pm, indulge in a delicious buffet lunch at a luxurious 5-star hotel. For those traveling on a budget, we also have an option of a local restaurant with mouth-watering food. So, take a break from sightseeing and treat yourself to some delectable cuisine. 02:30 P.M. - Explore the breathtaking Itimad Ud Daulah, fondly known as the Baby Taj. This enchanting mausoleum, made of pure white marble, inspired the world-famous Taj Mahal. A tribute to Mirza Ghiyas Beg, the father of Empress Noor Jahan, this magnificent tomb is akin to a precious silver jewel box crafted to perfection. 04:00 P.M. - Take a leisurely evening to explore the city at your own pace and indulge in shopping or relax at a local cafe. 05:00 P.M. - Prepare to bid adieu to the city of love as we transfer you to the Railway Station to catch your Gatimaan Express train back to Delhi. 05:50 PM - The high-speed train departs Agra and zooms you back to Delhi, giving you plenty of time to reminisce about the stunning sights you witnessed throughout the day. 07:30 P.M. - As you arrive in Delhi, our representative will wait to take you back to your hotel or the airport, marking the end of your unforgettable same-day Agra tour by Gatimaan Express.

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We had an amazing time with guide Palash and driver Jabed! Palash is really knowledgeable. He communicated with us first about the itinerary and listened to our interests. He always cared about the way we felt and gave his best to show places which are not even in the description. Car was great and spacious and guide was always with us to answer any questions we had. Would recommend to anyone wanting to know Delhi in a day!

Pelash was a wonderful guide. He was happy to deviate from the program to fit my preferences. He was knowledgeable and interesting. Pelash's company was enjoyable. Sonu was our driver. He was not only a gentleman, but also very safe.

Had a great time today and learned so much about many different religions. My highlight was tasting a tea in Old Delhi! Our guide was very knowledgeable and our driver was great too! We would recommend this tour.

Everything was nice! The driver picked up us on the hotel safely and drove very well. Also would like to thank V.P. who was a great explainer about the points and really nice Spanish speaker.

kushal singh was a really lovely guide, very positive and caring to our needs and the driver was even early, so the whole day went so nicely and smoothly, thanks for the tour!