Sightseeing in Delhi
The capital city of India, Delhi had been a favorite of many dynasties and rulers in the past. Due to this, the heritage and culture of Delhi has influences of various ethnicities. One part is Old Delhi and the other half is New Delhi. Old Delhi is known for its architectural wonders that brilliantly depict the tales of its bygone era. On the other hand, the new face of Delhi has modern infrastructure that talks about the urban delights of the city.
As you would be done with the breakfast, head on for a city tour. In this, you would be visiting some of the most popular attractions of Old and New Delhi. Start with the visit to Raj Ghat and Jama Masjid.
Situated on the banks of Yamuna River, Raj Ghat is the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. In the center of the complex, lies a black marble platform, which is the actual cremation sight. The complex has a vast expanse of greenery that includes trees planted by global personalities like Queen Elizabeth II and USA president Eisenhower.
On the other hand, Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques in India. The mosque was built by great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Made up off red sandstone and marble, the mosque is an aesthetic example of Persian style of architecture.
Post lunch, you would be visiting the other attractions of Delhi. It includes trip to Humayun's tomb (built during Mughal rule) and Qutub Minar (built during Sultanate rule). Both of these structures hold great significance in the architectural heritage of Delhi. Guests would also be driven past buildings that are the crux of Indian political system cum major tourist attractions. It includes the Parliament house, President's residence and Diplomatic enclaves.
Overnight stay at hotel