Itinerary – Delhi One Day Tour by Car
Itinerary ( 9 am to 7 pm )
Flexible timing 0600 to 2000 Hrs.
Red Fort : – The Red Fort is a 17th century fort complex constructed by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan. Also known as Lal Qila, it served as a residence for Mughal Emperors. In the walled city of Old Delhi, the fort was the palace for Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s new capital, Shahjahanabad. Red Fort’s significant phases of development were under Aurangzeb and later Mughal rulers.
Lotus Temple :- A Bahá’í House of Worship and made in a flower-like shape, Lotus temple is a prominent attraction in Delhi. Completed in 1986, it has won numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. Like all other Bahá’í Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is too open to all religion.
Temple is Closed on Monday.
India Gate India Gate :- Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Built in 1931, it commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who lost their lives while fighting for the Indian Empire, or more correctly the British Raj, in World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War.
Birla Mandir Birla Mandir :- One of the major tourist attractions in Delhi, Birla temple has been built by BD Birla. Dedicated to Laxmi (Goddess of wealth) and Shiv (The preserver), Birla temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi with the belief that it should be opened to all castes and all faiths. This three-storied temple is built in Nagara style of Hindu temple architecture.
Indira Gandi Memorial :- Placed near Safdarjung Road, Indira Gandhi Memorial was initially the residence of Late Shri. Indira Gandhi. Now being converted into a museum, the photos and newspaper clippings, as well as Indira Gandhi personal belongings are displayed here. One can also see the collection of the personal moments of the Nehru-Gandhi family. Some of the rooms of memorials are preserved as they are an interesting window to her life.
Rajghat :- Raj Ghat is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, which was originally the name of a historic ghat of Old Delhi on the banks of river Yamuna. The memorial has been designed by Vanu G. Bhuta, reflecting the simplicity of Mahatma Gandhi’s life. The design of Raj Ghat consists of a simple square platform made of black marble.
Teen Murti (Nehru Museum) :- Placed within the Teen Murti complex, Nehru Museum was earlier the official residence of India’s first Prime Minister of India, Jawahar Lal Nehru. In 1964, the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund was set up to promote Mr. Nehru’s ideas and undertook to build the Nehru Planetarium with its primary aim being the promotion of astronomy education.
Qutub Minar :- A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Delhi, Qutub Minar has been constructed with red sandstone and marble. It is the tallest minaret in India with a height of 72.5 metres (237.8 ft). The Construction was commenced by Qutub-ud-din Aibak in 1192 but was completed by Iltutmish. During the rule of Firoz Shah, the minar’s top two floors were damaged, but were repaired by Firoz Shah himself.