Delhi Sightseeing Tour
Embark on this exciting sightseeing tour of Delhi and explore famous places such as India Gate, Jantar Mantar, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, and many more. The tour will be full of interesting and insightful stories by a professional and experienced driver. Embark on this sightseeing tour of Delhi and explore the capital at your own pace. Visit famous tourist attractions including the Jantar Mantar, Qutub Minar, India Gate, and Jama Masjid. Choose your vehicle between a sedan and an SUV depending on the size of your group in Delhi sightseeing Tour Packages.
Famous Places of Delhi Sightseeing Tour
As all know India Gate is also well-known as the All India War Memorial. As the name suggests, it is the symbol of victory in wartime, located along the Rajpath, New Delhi, India. The monument is a memorial tribute to 70,000 British Indian Army soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the First World War (1914-1918). The monument bears the names of 13,300 martyrs, including servicemen, officers, and soldiers of the United Kingdom.
It is designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in the style of Arc de Triomphe i.e. Arch of Constantine in Rome, Arc de Triomphe in Paris, and India Gate in Mumbai. The Pride of India is a 42-meter-high structure, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. The historic structure is one of India’s major tourist attractions and encounters a large number of visitors every day.
India Gate is an ever-present place in Delhi and fascinates everyone from locals to tourists. While summer can be overwhelming here, Delhi’s winter is simply irresistible and it’s the best time to be in this destination. It is great to choose the monsoon also during which moderate weather invades this place and makes it suitable for you and your loved ones. Also, you can choose your vehicle between a sedan and an SUV depending on the size of your group and customised tours in your way.
Located on Parliament Street, south of Connaught Circle in New Delhi, Jantar Mantar is a vast observatory built to aid and enhance the studies of time and space as they were known. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1724 and is part of a collection of five observatories located in Jaipur, Ujjain, Varanasi, and Mathura.
Delhi’s Grand Jama Masjid was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1650 and 1656. Situated on a hill near the Red Fort, this largest mosque in India required 5,000 workers over 6 years and bears witness to the vision and power of Shah Jahan, considered the most prolific builder among the Mughal emperors. The highly decorative mosque has three large gates, four towers, and two 40m high minarets built with bands of red sandstone and white marble.
As a result, Qutub Minar is a minaret or victory tower situated in the Qutub complex. Also, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli region of Delhi city. With a height of 72.5 meters (238 feet), Qutub Minar is the second tallest monument in Delhi. Its construction was started in 1192 by Qutb Ud-Din-Aibak, founder of the Delhi Sultanate after defeating the last Hindu ruler of Delhi. He built the basement, after which construction was taken over by his son-in-law and successor Iltutmish who built three more floors. Also, the 4th and 5th floors were built by Firoz Shah Tuglak.