Old and New Delhi Tour


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Start Time

6:00 Am


1 Day

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Tour Description

The tour usually starts in the morning with a pickup from your hotel or a designated meeting point. The first stop on the tour is usually Old Delhi, which is the historic part of the city and offers a glimpse into India’s rich cultural heritage.

In Old Delhi, you will visit the iconic Jama Masjid mosque, which is one of the largest mosques in India. You can explore the mosque’s stunning architecture and also climb to the top of its minaret for a panoramic view of the city.

Next, you will take a rickshaw ride through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk, a bustling market that dates back to the 17th century. Here, you can shop for souvenirs, taste local street food, and interact with the locals.

After exploring Old Delhi, the tour takes you to New Delhi, which is the modern part of the city and the capital of India. Here, you will visit landmarks such as India Gate, a war memorial that commemorates Indian soldiers who died in World War I.

You will also visit the Parliament House, which is the seat of the Indian government and an excellent example of British colonial architecture. Other attractions in New Delhi include the Qutub Minar, a 73-meter tall minaret that dates back to the 12th century.

After exploring Old and New Delhi, the tour usually includes a break for lunch. After lunch, you will be dropped off at your hotel or the designated drop-off point.

Overall, an Old and New Delhi tour is an excellent way to explore the city’s rich history, culture, and architecture, and experience the contrast between the old and the new parts of the city.

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Itinerary Details

Our driver will take you up from Delhi airport or from your hotel and then we will start the tour of the city with our tour guide. 

Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque)

Later, proceed to visit Jama Masjid, a beautiful pocket of calm at the heart of Old Delhi’s mayhem. India’s largest mosque is built on a 10 meter elevation, towering above the surrounding hubbub. It can hold a mind blowing 25000 people.

Chandani Chowk

In the heart of Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk is a busy shopping area with markets full of spices, dried fruit, silver jewelry and vivid sarees, while the narrow side streets are crowded with tiny shops selling essential oils, stationery and traditional Indian sweets. 

Chandni Chowk is famous for clothes, electronic items, Indian spices and street food.

India Gate

Following your time there, visit Rashtrapati Bhawan and India Gate. India Gate Memorial was built in 1931 to commemorate the Indian Soldiers.

Qutub  Minar (Victory Tower)

After that, proceed to visit Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Qutub Minar is an excellent example of Afghan architecture constructed with marble and red-sandstone and stands 75 meters tall.

Humayu’s Tomb (optional) 

Parliament House

The Parliament House (Sansad Bhavan) is located in New Delhi. It was designed by Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker, who were made responsible for the planning and construction of New Delhi by the British government, as the home of the Central Legislative Assembly, the Council of State, and the Chamber of Princes.

Lunch at multi – cuisine restaurants in Delhi.

After the sightseeing, you will be dropped at the airport or at your hotel in Delhi with delightful memories.

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