Private Tour: Old & New Delhi Sightseeing Tour

Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Destination: India, National Capital Territory of Delhi, New Delhi
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • New Delhi
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

See the sights of Old and New Delhi on a private 8-hour tour by air-conditioned car. Benefit from the services of a private Expert/Tour Guide at the monuments such as Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Rajghat (The Memorial to Mahatma Gandhi), India Gate and Parliament House and many more.
*Discover Delhi your way with the assistance of a local guide
*Admire the cultural, spiritual and historical landmarks of India's capital
*Visit the Jama Masjid mosque and other monuments in Old Delhi
*Enjoy the services of a private driver and an air-conditioned vehicle
*See highlights of New Delhi such as India Gate, the Presidential Buildings and many more.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi

At 09:00 AM or your given time pick-up from your preferred location in Delhi / Gurugram / Noida. Our driver will come to receive you and a sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi begins. Your tour guide would meet you on the way and assist you all day.

Stop At: Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid), 6 km North of Connaught Pl. across from Lal Qila, New Delhi India

Admire the monuments of Old Delhi, such as the Mughal mosque, Jama Masjid (The Friday Mosque) is the congregational mosque of Old Delhi. It was commissioned by the fifth Mughal ruler known as Shah Jahan. Who was a noted patron of Islamic architecture whose most famous work is the Taj Mahal, in Agra. The mosque is sited on a high plinth atop a natural hillock. It is the largest mosque in India & Due to its magnificence and size, it is often regarded as the apotheosis of Indian mosque design.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chandni Chowk, Near Red Fort, New Delhi 110006 India

After the Jama Masjid enjoy A ride on a rickshaw to one of the oldest markets of Delhi, Chandni Chowk Old Delhi's main thoroughfare which is a chaotic wholesale market lined by hawkers and porters offering full medieval bazaar experience. During the reign of Shah Jahan, there was a tree-lined canal running through its centre, reflecting the moon. Hence, the name "Chandni Chowk" came to being which means "moonlight place". Shopping at Chandni Chowk is fun as the market is distributed in several streets and these narrow streets are inundated with vibrant varieties of clothes, Spices perfumes, electronic items, jewellery, candles & much more. Apart from shopping, this place is equally famous for its eateries, Street food, and Indian snacks.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Red Fort, Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002 India

Drive around & photo stop at the Red Fort from outside as 70% of the building is acquired by the Indian Army. Therefore you see it from outside and click some pictures.


Stop At: Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi Road, New Delhi 110002 India

Next visit Raj Ghat which is an elementary square platform of black marble on the banks of Yamuna River, symbolizes the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated followed by his assassination in 1948. A dedicatory ritual takes place each Friday, in his memory.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: India Gate, Rajpath Near Connaught Place New Delhi, New Delhi 110001 India

Stop for photos at India Gate which is an Arc-de-Triomphe-like 140 feet high gateway that was constructed as a War Memorial in memory of the 70,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives during the First World War. An eternal flame burns night and day to commemorate the brave soldiers who lost their lives fighting in the India-Pakistan War of 1971. Stroll up the broad avenue and enjoy the cool breeze. This spot remains a favourite place for families and young ones to enjoy an ice cream from the several carts that are lined by.

Pass By: Rashtrapati Bhawan, President's Estate, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Drive around for photos at The Viceroy's House after independence became the official home of the President of India which is popularly known as Rashtrapati Bhavan. The decision to build a residence for the British Viceroy during the capital of India would be relocated from Calcutta to Delhi. The splendour of the Rashtrapati Bhavan is multi-dimensional. its vast mansion and architecture are breathtaking. More than these, it has a hallowed existence in the annals of democracy for being the residence of the President of the largest democracy in the world. Few official residential premises of the Head of the State in the world will match the Rashtrapati Bhavan in terms of its size, vastness and its magnificence.

Pass By: Parliament House, Sansad Marg, New Delhi 110002 India

Drive around for photos at The Parliament House was designed by British architect Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker. It is one of the most impressive buildings in New Delhi. The Parliament House comprises a central hall which is circular and is considered to be a very important part of the building since this is the place where the Indian Constitution was drafted. The Parliament houses the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and a library hall. where a country of 1.3 billion people is managed. The government of the largest democracy in the world sits in the parliament house.


Stop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi

Have a break for delicious buffet lunch (IF ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION SELECTED)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Ashoka Road Connaught Place, New Delhi 110001 India

Next visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the most prominent Sikh gurdwara, or Sikh house of worship, in Delhi, and known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan, as well as the pool inside its complex, known as the "Sarovar." It was first built as a small shrine by Sikh General Sardar Bhagel Singh Dhaliwal in 1783, who supervised the construction of nine Sikh shrines in Delhi in the same year, during the reign of Mughal Emperor, Shah Alam II.[1]The grounds include the Gurudwara, a kitchen, a large (holy) pond, a school, and an art gallery. As with all Sikh Gurdwaras, the concept of langar is practised, and all people regardless of race or religion may eat in the Gurdwara kitchen (langar hall). The Langar (food) is prepared by gursikhs who work there and also by volunteers who like to help

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Agrasen Ki Baoli - Leamigo, Hailey Road, K.G. Marg Block G,22 Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, New Delhi 110001 India

Agrasen ki Baoli aka Ugrasen ki Baoli stands in the heart of Delhi as a souvenir left behind by time. This ornate stepwell, which was once a water reservoir, is an exquisite example of splendid architecture and ancient engineering skills. One of the oldest monuments and the best-preserved stepwell in Delhi,

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Qutub Minar, Qutb Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030 India

Finally, visit Qutub Minar which is a world heritage site. The tall minaret was constructed in 1192 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak and later completed by his successor Iltutmish. The soaring conical tower is an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture & has survived the ravages of time impressively. This great masterpiece is surrounded by lush green gardens, which is an ideal leisurely place for visitors. Each of the 5 storeys and tower of Qutub Minar has unique designs. It was hit by lightning a couple of times and was damaged & subsequent rulers repaired it. Thus it is standing mightily as it was before till date. Qutub Minar is the favourite destination of tourists. It is India's one of the most visited monument. After your tour, you will be driven back to the Hotel. Your tour ends with sweet memories of Delhi.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Sightseeing by a private air conditioned vahicle
  • Private uniformed driver
  • Private Tour Guide
  • Rickshaw ride
  • Packaged Drinking Water
  • Delicious Buffet Lunch (If All Inclusive option selected)
  • Entrance fees to Monuments (If All Inclusive option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
  • Entry/Admission - Agrasen Ki Baoli - Leamigo

Exclusions
  • Anything that is not specifically mentioned in the inclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid)
  • Entry/Admission - Qutub Minar
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel/Airport/Railway station/Or your desired location in Delhi/Gurgaon/Noida.

Airports

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

Voucher info

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

Duration

7 to 8 hours

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

User's Reviews

davidjC7240TR

17 Jul, 2022

Great day! Vivek was super knowledgeable, amazing guide. Saw lots but well paced. Would highly recommend.

MrPhilip123

26 Aug, 2021

Best Tour in Delhi Being a family of 5, I always wanted a tour that provides safety, and is trustworthy which was primary concern. Not only that, but Joyful Holidays provided us with a fun tour where our Tour Guide adjusted with our timings and also took great care of our likings regarding food preference and budget. He was a good English-speaking guide. His knowledge about the city was exceptional. I’m sure, on my next trip I’m gonna request for same guide from the company.

Winmr

24 Sep, 2021

The itinerary was excellent, the guide was professional and knowledgeable, the car was fantastic, and all arrangements went smoothly. Thank you for a wonderful Tour

Lachlantraveler34

11 Oct, 2021

Today we experience Old Delhi and New Delhi with the tour guide. We spent the best of our time exploring. Our guide made us feel safe all day. Not only that, it was full of brilliant knowledge and history.

T916WTfernandop

17 Jul, 2022

What a great experience we had with Vivek! One of the best guides I ever had. Not only he took us to the right places but he explained us the historical context of India, which made the experience even more powerful! Muchas gracias y hasta la próxima!

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