- Learn about the history of the Mughals in India by visiting three historical landmarks
- See Jama Masjid, the largest and most famous mosque in Delhi
- Explore Emperor Shah Jahan's royal residence at the Red Fort
- Enjoy a sumptuous Mulghlai lunch at an Indian restaurant
- Visit Humayun's Tomb, the first garden-tomb in India
- Small-group tour, with no more than 12 participants, ensures a personalized experience
Then pass by the lively local markets as you make your way to the Red Fort. This 17th-century fort complex served as the residence for the imperial family of India. The architecture of the Red Fort is a mix of Persian, European and Indian styles and is characterized by a sophisticated level of ornamental work and richness in expression and color. The stunning design represents the peak of Mughal creativity; the fort was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007.
After your visit to the Red Fort, enjoy some delicious Mughlai dishes at a local restaurant. Continue on to southern New Delhi to visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar. Humayun’s Tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun and was commissioned by Humayun’s wife in 1562. The tomb is distinctive for being the first structure in Delhi to use red sandstone and the first garden-tomb in India.
Your tour concludes at Connaught Place. From there, you are free to explore the city on your own or allow your guide to assist with arranging a taxi back to your hotel.