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  • Location: Delhi, India
  • Duration:  9 hours (approx.)
Discover the diversity of Old and New Delhi in one day on a special private tour. The day tour takes you from the spacious planned street of New Delhi to the action-packed lanes and alley ways of Old Delhi. Travel in the comfort of your private air-conditioned chauffeured vehicle as your expert guide helps you to uncover the highlights of India's bustling capital.

Highlights

  • Full-day tour of Old and New Delhi
  • Travel in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Discover Old and New Delhi's interesting history and curious quirks with your knowledgeable guide's expert commentary
  • All monument fees included

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Old and New Delhi in a Day

Qutub Minar

Delhi is one of the best examples in the world where 'old meets new'. You'll visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, Jama Masjid, the Red Fort, Chandi Chowk market, Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb and many more sights on this private day tour.

Strolling through the streets of Delhi you will hear the ringing bells of bicycle rickshaws and tooting horns of Mercedes-Benz cars, and even dodge the odd resting cow in the middle of a busy intersection. On this sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi your senses will come alive as you encounter the many sights and sounds this amazing city has to offer.

In the morning, you will be met at your hotel. Your first stop is Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister. Continue to Jama Masjid, India's biggest mosque, and the Red Fort. Then, visit Chandi Chowk, an old and busy market, and peruse the many stalls selling various curious from spices to local handicrafts.

After lunch (at your own expense), you will visit new Delhi. Here you will see such sights as the impressive Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tome, India Gate (War Memorial Arch) and Lakshmi Narayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple. You will also drive past the President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat buildings and Connaught Place shopping center.

You will be returned to your hotel at completion of the tour.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

See it all in one day ! After this tour we felt like we had thoroughly done it all in New Delhi ! We want to thank Tushar Patiyal from the tour company for a truly excellent experience ! This was the company that Viator commissioned for this tour and we could not have been more pleased. Before we arrived I emailed Tushar and he was always prompt and informative with his replies. We had a clean air conditioned car and a skilled friendly driver - The company uses official licensed Indian guides at each site such as the Red Fort and Qutub Minar. These guides are paid for already and were very knowledgeable and experts in their area. We took a bike ride through the main market and a walking tour of Old Delhi. So interesting ! It is a long day but completely satisfying. We had wanted to see the Lotus temple which is not on the itinerary so when the tour was over at around 4:30 pm the guide had the driver take us to the temple and wait for us as we walked around - The driver was more than courteous and patient with us. We did not want to visit any major craft shops and they respected our decision. The entire day can be arranged per your individual needs and we were never rushed or felt like we were on a timetable - Lunch was not included so we treated our driver and guide at an inexpensive fast food place and it was a lot of fun. We can not under emphasize the professionalism and respect with which we were treated. It was a pleasant and informative day and we saw all the major sites. We highly recommend this tour and especially the tour company.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

What a wonderful day we spent looking at the sights of old and new Dehli. Our guide for the day was Sonny and a most creditable that we could have had. As the American President was about to come to Dehli some of the places we were to visit were a little difficult so Sonny consulted with us and suggested that perhaps that we might like to visit the house where Gandhi was assinated a most aw inspiring experience that I have had. Hopefully we will be able to get back to Dehli next time we visit India and we will certainly use Viator again

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