The day will be for the sight seeing. Some of the famous spots of Delhi are
Old Delhi tour is a journey full of unexpected sights and surprises. Will be provided with a special Rikshaw ride to enjoy the Old Alleys and narrow streets of Old Delhi, visiting the Spice markets, The old still unravels its old charm and speaks volumes about India’s history, culture and tradition. A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting:- Red Fort or Lal Quila – The magnificent fort symbolizes the sovereignty of India, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 17th century. It had remained Mughal Capital of India till 1857 and attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world. The fort complex has entitled as World Heritage site in 2007 by UNESCO.
Raj Ghat – Raj Ghat â€œnational memorial place for Mahatma Gandhiâ€ is located near the west bank of River Yamuna at ring road (Mahatma Gandhi road). There are two museums opposite site from the Raj Ghat, dedicated to the Father of nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is very nonviolent area and made by black marble platform. There is organized prayer session on every birth & death anniversary of Gandhiji. This place is open for all days.
Jama Masjid – Jama Masjid â€œgreatest mosqueâ€ in Delhi, India is located central heart of old Delhi and short distance from Red fort. It is built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1656. The black and white marbles are used in building of Jama Masjid. Jama Masjid is popularly known as Masjid-e-Jahan-Numa having three entry gates. The main thing is that masque is completed in six years and around 25,000 people can offer their prayer at same time.
An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi visiting:- Humayun’s Tomb – Humayunâ€™s tomb â€œa great historical tomb in Indiaâ€ is located in Lodhi road at bank of the river Yamuna. It is built in 1570. There is a large garden with a rose petal sandstone mausoleum built in proper Mughal style is a beautiful memorial to the poet king. Octagonal in shape, raised on a base, with double domes, high curves, laid in the centre of a large walled area, the monument is an impressive construction.
Qutub Minar – Qutub Minar â€œpride of Delhiâ€ is 73 meters high and located in south Delhi, surrounded by iron pillar & other mosques. This monument is listed in UNESCO world heritage site, built by Iltutmish but it was started by Qutubudi-Aibak in 1199. It is open for all days. Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, and the President’s Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.
India Gate – India Gate â€œthe enchanting attraction of Delhi is built by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1931. This 42 meter high stone arch of victory. It was constructed in memory of 90,000 soldiers of British-Indian army who fought in the Second World War. Surroundings in and around India Gate is filled with enjoyment, amusement, and voices of children rejoicing in the lawns.
President House – The official residence of President of India, the building is another attraction of the New Delhi. It has remained home to the former British Viceroy of India till 1950. The magnificent structure is the finest example of Indo-British architectural monument which has caught attention of thousand of tourist all over the world. Night stay in Delhi.