delhi in a day
Almost every corner of Delhi has a hidden gem tucked away, either in the form of a structure or a tale. A discovery that sets you on a journey taking you back & forth in time. From the dynasties that ruled over Delhi, the cities that were created & abandoned to today’s Delhi that sits in the midst of centuries old heritage.
Shahjahanabad. A visit to the capital city of the Mughals that houses the enigmatic palace built by Emperor Shahjahan in the 17th century and the royal mosque Jama Masjid.
Discover the alleys of the old city. A ride on the rickshaw that swirls in & out of the narrow alleys & colorful bazaars.
Offer a prayer. Visit places of worship from the Jain temple to Jama Masjid.
Spice market. A look at the spice market with a few tips on the Indian spices & tea.
From Old Delhi to New Delhi. We visit 2 off the beaten track sites not frequented by many.
Get a bite. Take a break, try out the Indian grub, have chai & taste the famous desi sweets.
Bazaars. Browse around the local bazaars.
Colonial Delhi. Drive through the political powerhouses – Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House & India Gate.
Religion. A round of the Sikh temple (Gurudwara), learn the history behind the temple and a little about the Sikhs, the warrior class. Also a peek into the community kitchen to see how the food is prepared.
- Wear appropriate shoes as there will be walking & climbing of stairs
- We would advise you to wear comfortable but conservative clothing for Old Delhi
- Carry a hat, sunglasses & sun protection lotion especially in the summer months
- Shoes to be removed at the Holy places
- Head cover (like a stole) required while visiting some temples
- Duration upto 7 hours
- Experience includes: an air-conditioned car that picks and drops you from your hotel; bottled water and munchies available in the car; local expert from the city; lunch
Great interesting tours. We actually took 4 tours with Delhi Way during our tour of India. One at the beginning of our trip and 3 at the end. The tours were amazing and both guides were very interesting and showed us the sights we asked and much more. Apart from the amazing sights and experiences I have the say the food that we were presented with was absolutely amazing. We are all vegetarians and could not have been better. India was amazing once in a lifetime experience and would recommend a few days in Delhi. We loved Delhi and really glad we gave the City more time than organised tours offered us.
Moira Jones, Cardiff, UK
Fantastic day in Delhi. We had the best day in Delhi exploring Old Delhi and various religious site. Our guide Prianka was very knowlegeable about the history of Delhi and great at adapting the tour to our 5 years old son – after 7 hours of sight seeing he still did not want to go home. The highest recommendations from the from our side.
Jacob B, Bangalore
The most amazing time I’ve had!!!
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