Red Fort Walk

Tours & Sightseeing in India

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All you need to know about one of the prominent historical monuments of India, Red Fort. This fort has hidden so many undiscovered secrets within itself. Take a look at the rich history of Mughal enveloped in the magnificence Delhi. This short trail of Red Fort will take you to the glorious history of Mughal Empire and their prominent places. A heritage walk which is ideal for friends, family, and even couples. The trail starts at 08:00 am and continue till 11:00 am
Delhi, the capital of India has so many things to share with us. It has so many historical monuments with undiscovered hidden secrets, mouth-watering foods, mix culture and much more. With this short 2-hr trail you will be a part of one of the historical monuments of Delhi and that is ‘Red Fort’ or ‘Lal Quila’, which is one of the grand legacies of the Mughal Empire, Shah Jahan, who moved the capital of his empire from Agra to Delhi. The red fort was the residence of the Mughal emperor for nearly 200 years. Due to Delhi being the capital of India and was the good part of the Mughal rule, Red Fort has been one of the important monuments through the years. It is a witness of a long journey of the freedom struggle.The aim of this short trail is giving info about the rich history of Mughal emperor. At every stop of this trail, you will awaken about the history of this place and those stories will regale you. As you enter the Red Fort you will be a witness of Lahori Gate, which is a main gate to the fort, so named since its location is towards Lahore. Each year Red Fort has become a spectator of the Independence Day celebrations as the Prime Minister of India hoist the 'tricolour' national flag at the main gate of the fort.Now you will head to the Rang Mahal, which is one of the peak highlights of the Mughal creativity. ‘Rang Mahal’, which means ‘Palace of Colours’ as it was brilliantly painted and decked with a variety of mirrors. It was the shelter of the king’s wives and mistresses. While, ‘Khas Mahal’ was the ruler’s personal palace of the emperor, which was divided into different sections as well as connected to Muthamman Burj, an octagonal tower. The walk proceed to ‘Diwan-i-khas’, which was constructed with white marble as well as tiled with precious stones and the emperor conducted the private meetings and discussions. The walk continued to ‘Baoli’ or ‘step well’ was exclusively designed with two sets of stairways leading down to the well and it was one of the few monuments, which was not ruined by the British after the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and it was converted into a prison.The entire architecture of the Red Fort will remind you the mixed culture that the Mughals took to India. It is the symbol of mix culture of Indian history.At the finale of the trail, you will be loaded with rich history of the glorious Mughal emperor and their captivating dynasties which will enchant you and make you feel enthralled.

What’s included

  • Well seasoned and proficient host to guide you through the history of Delhi
  • All taxes and handling charges
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Charges for camera usage in historic sites
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off