Private Day Tour of Delhi's Unusual Museums

Duration: 7 hours
Destination: India, National Capital Territory of Delhi, New Delhi
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  • 7 hours
  • New Delhi
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

This full day private tour visits several museums in Delhi with unusual collections encompassing vintage trains, dolls, handicraft items and even toilets and their history over the millenia. During the tour you will use different modes of transportation including Tuk-Tuk, cycle rickshaw and the local Metro to get from one museum to the next.

Highlights
• Sulabh International Museum
• National Rail Museum
• Crafts Museum
• Dolls Museum

Visit: Sulabh International Museum of Toilets, Palam Dabri Marg, New Delhi 110045 India

You will be picked up at your hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle.

Your first stop will be at the Sulabh International Museum. This museum has a rare collection of facts, pictures and objects that trace the evolution of toilets from as long as 2500 BC to the present day. Established in 1992, the museum has exhibits from around 50 countries. It traces the evolution of toilets, social habits and etiquettes over the ages.

Duration: 1 hour

Visit: National Rail Museum, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110002 India

Next stop is at the National Rail Museum. It displays objects spanning 163 years of Indian railway history. From rare steam engines to diesel and electric locomotives, the museum also has several coaches of the various royal families of India.

Duration: 1 hour

Visit: Crafts Museum, Bhairon Rd, New Delhi 110001 India

From the Rail Museum drive over to the Crafts Museum. Built in the form of an Indian village, the museum complex houses mud huts with painted walls and thatched roofs, village shrines, terracotta horses and other artifacts from Indian villages. To add to the authenticity of the scene, you will also see craftsmen at work and potters at their wheel. The museum contains a vast collection of jewels, metal forms, basketry, textiles, terracotta and glazed pottery, wood, stone and ivory carving, toys, puppets, masks and papier mache and folk painting. It is a great place to see the rich and diverse arts and crafts of India all under one roof.

Take a pause for lunch in a local restaurant (at own expense).

Duration: 2 hours

Visit: Shankar's International Dolls Museum, 4 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110002 India

After lunch the last stop for the day is the Dolls Museum. Founded by K. Shankar Pillai, a political cartoonist, the museum has 6000 dolls from 85 countries on display. The India section has 500 dolls dressed in costumes from all over India.

At the conclusion of your tour you will be taken to your hotel in your private transport.

Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions
  • Transport in private air conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel Pick up / Drop off within city center
  • English Speaking Local Guide
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • Entry/Admission - Sulabh International Museum of Toilets
  • Entry/Admission - National Rail Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Crafts Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Shankar's International Dolls Museum

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pickup re-confirmation is required upon booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved - please wear comfortable shoes
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the
  • time of day and traffic conditions.
  • NATIONAL RAIL MUSEUM, CRAFT MUSEUM, DOLL MUSEUM ARE
  • CLOSED ON MONDAYS.
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Departure Point

Sulabh International Museum of Toilets, Palam Dabri Marg, New Delhi 110045 India

Traveler pickup is offered
We may pick up travelers from city center hotels / fixed point wiithin city limits. In case pick up is outside central points extra cost shall applicable subject to distance applicable.


Airports

  • Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, New Delhi, New Delhi 110037 India



Departure Time

10:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

7 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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