Day 1: Delhi Airport Arrival:
On arrival in Delhi receive you at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Afternoon Delhi Sightseeing with visit to:
India Gate is a 42m high stone arch of triumph. It bears the name of the
85,000 Indian Army Soldiers who died in the
Campaigns of WW1, the North-West Frontiers operations and the 1919 Afghan
Fiasco. Below the arch is the memorial to
The Unknown Soldier. India Gate is surrounded by green grass lawns and trees.
Built by the wife of Humayuns, Hajji Begum in the mid 16th century, this
red sand stone structure is considered to be the
Predecessor of Taj Mahal. The structure is one of the best examples of Mughal
Architecture. Humayun's wife is also buried in
the red and wh*/ite sandstone, black and yellow marble tomb. The entry in the
complex is free on Fridays.
In 1199, Qutbuddin raised the Qutab Minar either as a victory tower or
as a minaret to the adjacent mosque. From a base of
14.32 mtrs. It tapers to 2.75 mtrs. At a height of 72.5 mtrs. It is still the
highest stone tower in India, one of the finest stone towers
In India, one of the finest Islamic structures ever raised and Delhi's
recognized landmark. It was completed by the Sultan's successor
and son-in- law, Iltutmish. The tomb of Iltutmish, which he himself built in 1235,
is near by, its interiors are profusely decorated with
Calligraphy, though the dome has collapsed.
The Parliament House- Sansad Bhawan or the Parliament house is the
supreme law making body in the country. It is the center of
Power and politicians decide the fate of the Indian Democracy here. Visitors
are not allowed inside the house but when the house is
In session, visitors may take permission to go inside and watch the proceedings
of the house. The parliament consists of three halls-
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and the central hall. For the foreign visitors permits
are given only after they obtain an introductory letter
from the respective embassy.
One of the Architectural gift given by Shah Jahan, Jama Masjid is one of
the largest mosques not only in Delhi but in India.
Completed in 1658 this Mosque has three gateways, four angle towers and two
40 m high minarets. You can enter the
Mosque but takes precaution to take off your shoes and make sure that you are
properly dressed before entering. One
Can also go to the top of minarets. From here you can have a birds eye view of
Built in Red Sand stone this imposing fort is 3 kms in perimeter with the
height of the wall varying from 18 to 30 meters
at places. When the Red fort was being built Yamuna used to flow on its one
sides and there were deep moats on the other. T
Day Yamuna flows almost a kilometre away from the fort and the moats has
dried up. In the evening the Delhi Tourism
Organizes a light and sound show which narrates the history of Delhi in context
of the Red Fort.
Laxmi Narayan Temple:
This temple was build by G. D. Birla in 1938. This beautiful temple is
located in the west of Connaught Place. The temple is
dedicated to the goddess of prosperity and good fortune. The temple has well
grafted gardens. It is also known as the Birla Mandir.