Tour Type
Day Tours

Delhi's Sightseeing Day Tour: A Full Day Itinerary

8 Hrs

Tour Details

Delhi is the capital of India. It is a treasure trove of history, culture, and marvels of architecture. The itinerary lasts a full day. It promises to take you on a journey through the city's vibrant past and present. Buckle up as we embark on a whirlwind adventure, starting with a pickup from your hotel.

  • Explore the grandeur of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its Mughal architecture and historical significance.
  • Visit the largest mosque in India, with its stunning architecture and panoramic views of Old Delhi from the minarets.
  • Admire the unique lotus-shaped structure of the Bahá'í House of Worship, representing unity and equality among all religions.
  • Explore the Qutub Minar complex, featuring the tallest brick minaret in the world, along with other historical structures.
  • Explore local markets around Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk for a taste of Delhi's bustling and colorful street life.
Basic Information
New Delhi
From your hotel
Departure Time
08.00 AM GMT
Return Time
17.00 PM GMT
English, Hindi
  • Parking and Toll tax
  • Pick and Drop at time of arrival/departure
  • English-Speaking Guide: Knowledgeable guides to accompany you throughout the tour, providing valuable insights and assistance.
  • All tours and transfers by Personal Car is included
Not Included
  • Camera fee
  • Travel Insurance: Participants are encouraged to arrange their travel insurance to cover unforeseen events and emergencies.
  • Meals and Beverages: Meals and beverages not specified in the itinerary are not included in the tour package.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses such as souvenirs, laundry, telephone calls, and additional activities beyond the itinerary are not covered.
  • Gratuities: Tipping for guides, drivers, and hotel staff is not included and is at the discretion of the traveler.
  • Optional Activities: Costs associated with optional activities and excursions not mentioned in the itinerary are the responsibility of the traveler.

Tour Plans

  • 9:00 AM Red Fort

    Our journey begins at the iconic Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a symbol of India's rich history. Explore the impressive Mughal architecture. Stroll through the Diwan-i-Aam and Diwan-i-Khas. Immerse yourself in the historical significance of this majestic fort.

  • 10:00 AM Jama Masjid

    A short drive away lies the largest mosque in India, Jama Masjid. Marvel at its grandeur. Climb the minarets for a full view of Old Delhi. Soak in the peace of the courtyard. Don't forget to explore the bustling markets around the mosque.

  • 10:30 AMRaj Ghat

    Next, pay homage to the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, at Raj Ghat. This serene memorial marks the spot of his cremation. The site is simple. This contrasts with the deep impact of Gandhi's life and teachings.

  • 11:30 AMHumayun's Tomb

    We drive a short way to the lovely Humayun's Tomb, another UNESCO site. Explore the stunning gardens, intricate architecture, and the peaceful ambiance. These elements make this tomb a gem of Mughal art and design.

  • 12:30 PMLotus Temple

    Marvel at the architectural marvel that is the Lotus Temple. This Bahá'í House of Worship is a visual delight. It has a lotus-shaped structure. It is also a symbol of unity and equality among all religions.

  • 1:30 PMKutub Minar

    The next stop is the Qutub Minar complex, featuring the tallest brick minaret in the world. Explore the Qutub Minar and Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque. They are historical structures from the early Islamic period.

  • 2:30 PMLunch Break

    Take a break and savor the flavors of Delhi's diverse cuisine at a local eatery. From street food to fine dining, Delhi offers a plethora of options to meet your taste buds.

  • 3:30 PMIndia Gate

    As the sun sets, head towards the iconic India Gate. This war memorial pays tribute to the soldiers who died in World War I. Take a stroll around the lit monument.

  • 4:00 PMPresident House (Rashtrapati Bhawan)

    See the grandeur of the President's home. It's called Rashtrapati Bhavan. See its vast gardens. Restrictions might apply to entry. But, the exterior itself is a spectacle. This is especially true when it's lit in the evening.

  • 4:30 PMLaxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir)

    Our final stop is the Laxmi Narayan Temple, also known as Birla Mandir. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi, this temple is a serene retreat in the heart of the city. Take a moment for reflection and enjoy the tranquil surroundings.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the must-visit places in Delhi?

    The must-visit places in Delhi include the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun's Tomb, Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, India Gate, and more.

  • How can I plan a day trip to Delhi?

    To plan a day trip to Delhi, create an itinerary covering key attractions, consider guided tours, and arrange transportation for a seamless experience.

  • What is the best time to visit Delhi for sightseeing?

    The best time for sightseeing in Delhi is during the winter months (October to March) when the weather is pleasant.

  • Are there guided tours available in Delhi?

    Yes, there are numerous guided tours available in Delhi, offering insights into the city's history, culture, and landmarks.

  • How can I explore Delhi's historical and cultural heritage?

    Explore Delhi's historical and cultural heritage by visiting landmarks like Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, and participating in cultural events or festivals.

  • Are there any specific tips for navigating Delhi's traffic during a city tour?

    Consider hiring local transportation, like cabs or rickshaws, plan your itinerary to avoid peak traffic hours, and use navigation apps for real-time updates.

  • What are some recommended places to eat in Delhi during a day tour?

    Explore local street food at Chandni Chowk, try diverse cuisines in Connaught Place, or enjoy a meal at a rooftop restaurant for a panoramic view.

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