Experience the juxtaposition of old and new on this private tour that showcases the best of both Delhis in a single day. Visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, as well as the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb and other key historical and cultural highlights.
Follow your guide through the streets of Delhi where bike bells and rickshaw engines provide the soundtrack to daily life. Experience the wonder as your senses come alive and you take in the energy this city has to offer.
Meet your guide at your hotel and venture to the Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, where Mahatma Gandhi and India’s first Prime Minister were cremated. Pay a visit to Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque, before heading to the Red Fort and Chandi Chowk. This bustling marketplace is home to hundreds of stalls where locals sell aromatic spices and handmade items.
Enjoy lunch (at your own expense) before heading to New Delhi, where wider streets and more modern homes signal the transition between old and new. Visit Qutub Minar, India Gate (War Memorial Arch) and the Lakshmi Narayan Temple before you drive past some of the most important government buildings. These include Parliament, the President’s House and the Government Secretariat building.
At the end of your tour say goodbye to your friendly local guide and return to the quiet of your Delhi hotel with a deeper appreciation of the diversity and color of this great city.