Delhi Sightseeing Day Tour of OLD and NEW Delhi

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We at Before Anywhere Else (BAE Travels) believes that the more you travel the more spiritual you become. To achieve the goal in providing the best experience of travelling to our clients we have a team of enthusiastic professionals who are masters of their trade and each of them brings with him/her a unique set of experience adding value to the traveler’s overall experience of the country.We look for the best value for money by sourcing the best materials at the best price. And we‘re always looking for ways to make our services work more efficiently and effectively.Experience Old and New Delhi like never before, in this tour you will explore the mesmerizing Old Delhi streets and totally fascinating views. Delhi city is more then 5000 years old and BAE Travels makes your trip truly memorable which you can cherish forever.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid), New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiThe Masjid-i Jahān-Numā, commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi, is one of the largest mosques in India. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656 at a cost of 1 million rupees, and was inaugurated by an Imam from Bukhara, present-day Uzbekistan.The mosque was completed in 1656 AD with three great gates, four towers and two 40 metres high minarets constructed with strips of red sandstone and white marble. The courtyard can accommodate more than 25,000 people. There are three domes on the terrace which are surrounded by the two minarets. On the floor, a total of 899 black borders are marked for worshippers. The architectural plan of Badshahi Masjid, built by Shah Jahan's son Aurangzeb at Lahore, Pakistan, is similar to the Jama Masjid.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiThe Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi, India. Chandni Chowk is located close to Old Delhi Railway Station. The Red Fort monument is located within the market. It was built in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor of India Shah Jahan and designed by his daughter Jahanara. The market was once divided by canals to reflect moonlight and remains one of India's largest wholesale markets.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Red Fort (Lal Quila), New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiRed Fort is a historic fort in the city of Delhi in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty for nearly 200 years, until 1856. It is located in the center of Delhi and houses a number of museums. In addition to accommodating the emperors and their households, it was the ceremonial and political center of the Mughal state and the setting for events critically impacting the region.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Raj Ghat, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiRaj Ghat is a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi in Delhi, India. Originally it was the name of a historic ghat of Old Delhi. Close to it, and east of Daryaganj was Raj Ghat Gate of the walled city, opening at Raj Ghat to the west bank of the Yamuna River. Later the memorial area was also called Raj ghat. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Mahatma Gandhi's cremation, Antyeshti on 30 January 1948, a day after his assassination. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns at one end. Located on Delhi's Ring Road, officially known as Mahatma Gandhi Road, a stone footpath flanked by lawns leads to the walled enclosure that houses the memorial.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Qutub Minar, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiThe Qutub Minar, also spelled as Qutab Minar, or Qutb Minar, is the tallest minaret in the world made up of bricks. The minaret forms a part of the Qutab complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli area of Delhi, India. Qutub Minar is a 73-metre tall tapering tower of five storeys, with a 14.3 metres base diameter, reducing to 2.7 metres at the top of the peak. It contains a spiral staircase of 379 steps. Its design is thought to have been based on the Minaret of Jam, in western Afghanistan.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lotus Temple, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiThe Lotus Temple, located in Delhi, India, is a Bahá'í House of Worship that was dedicated in December 1986, costing $10 million. Notable for its flowerlike shape, it has become a prominent attraction in the city. Like all Bahá'í Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is open to all, regardless of religion or any other qualification. The building is composed of 27 free-standing marble-clad "petals" arranged in clusters of three to form nine sides, with nine doors opening onto a central hall with a height of slightly over 40 metres and a capacity of 2,500 people. The Lotus Temple has won numerous architectural awards and has been featured in many newspaper and magazine articles. A 2001 CNN report referred to it as the most visited building in the world.Duration: 40 minutesPass By: Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiThe Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official home of the president located at the Western end of Rajpath in New Delhi, India. Rashtrapati Bhavan may refer to only the 340-room main building that has the president's official residence, including reception halls, guest rooms and offices, also called the mansion; it may also refer to the entire 130-hectare Presidential Estate that additionally includes huge presidential gardens, large open spaces, residences of bodyguards and staff, stables, other offices and utilities within its perimeter walls. In terms of area, it is the largest residence of any head of state in the world.Stop At: India Gate, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiThe India Gate (originally called the All India War Memorial) is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the "ceremonial axis" of New Delhi, India, formerly called KingswayDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Agrasen Ki Baoli - Leamigo, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiAgrasen ki Baoli, designated a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act of 1958, is a 60-meter long and 15-meter wide historical step well on Hailey Road near Connaught Place, Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, India. Although there are no known historical records to prove who built Agrasen ki Baoli, it is believed that it was originally built by the legendary king Agrasen, and rebuilt in the 14th century by the Agrawal community which traces its origin to Maharaja Agrasen. It is a popular tourist destination and hangout in New Delhi.. The Baoli is open for public viewing seven days a week from 9 am to 5.30pm. The entry is free for all. Photography charges are also nil.Duration: 20 minutes

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • LUNCH (If OPTION Selected)
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges (if OPTION selected)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pick-up and Drop-Off

What’s not included

  • Any kind of hard drinks served during your lunch break (If OPTION Selected)
  • Any other personal expenses
  • Gratuities (Recommended)
  • Entry/Admission - Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid)
  • Entry/Admission - Red Fort (Lal Quila)
  • Entry/Admission - Qutub Minar
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