Delhi is a city unlike another. The capital city of India is a city of charismatic contrasts. The layers of history, culture, architecture and people have created an unique charm that few remain untouched by its one-of-a-kind bliss. The starting point of most India tours and most importantly the coveted Golden Triangle Tours, Delhi is truly unmissable!
Bringing two worlds together, the old and the new, Delhi has eight cities to its name, the oldest one dating back 3000 years back. With passing time the city went on adding layers to it, creating a colorful kaleidoscope. Explore the Mughal charm in Old Delhi or the days of the Raj in the New Delhi and with ruins of empires in the Qutub Complex, Purana Qila, Siri Fort and Lodhi Gardens. Savor the mouthwatering taste of street food or the fine dining restaurants. Enjoy the comforts of luxury living at the hreiatge hotels or one of the best resorts in the city.
To make your Delhi tour all the more amazing, here is all that you can add to your itinerary.
Old Delhi Heritage Walking Tour
Navigate the fascinating bylanes of Old Delhi soaking in the rich heritage on a walking tour. A well-informed guide will help you relive the history of this ancient city. Explore historical mansions, bustling bazaars, beautiful temples and shrines. Stop at the colourful stalls to observe the craftsmanship of local artisans at work.
Old Delhi Street Food Walking Tour
Embark upon a foodie adventure through the bylanes of Old Delhi. Make your evening special as you savor the best of street food delights of the city in the original nooks and corners of Chawri Bazaar and Chandni Chowk. An expert will guide you to the popular eateries, reputed for their authentic delicious fares along with hygiene and superior quality. Relish delectable kebabs, mouthwatering butter chicken, juicy jalebis, ghee oozing aromas, crispy aloo chats drenched in a miscellany of chutneys, refreshing glass of masala chai, selection of sweet kulfis and more. For even the largest appetite the quantity of the food is satisfying.
Gandhi’s Delhi Tour
For those interested in knowing the history of Mahatma Gandhi, the “Father of our Nation”, this tour, visits the sites in Delhi that played an important role in the life and death, of Mahatma Gandhi Accompanied by an expert guide who will regale you with stories, stops include the poignant Gandhi Smriti, his last residence and the scene of his assassination and the National Gandhi Museum, where many of his personal effects are on display, including the dhoti and shawl he was wearing when he died. Finally head to Raj Ghat, on the banks of the Yamuna River, where a simple marble platform with an eternal flame marks the spot where he was cremated in 1948.
High Tea at The Imperial Hotel
An icon of Delhi, The Imperial Hotel finds its place among cherished sights of the city, especially their award winning tea lounge, The Atrium. The classy heritage setting of the lounge sets the ambiance for a luxurious high tea experience. Savor a classic three tiered high tea or a mouthwatering buffet spread, complemented with an array of teas. Spend moments of bliss with some of India’s finest teas.
Cooking Class /Demo of Gourmet Indian food
An excellent half day out for those interested in Indian Cuisine. Enjoy a cooking class alongwith a sumptuous meal with Jyoti and her family at their home in Delhi. A delicious home cooked meal prepared by you and Jyoti together during the class. Chat with her and get a glimpse of contemporary India in urban cities.
The Akshardham temple complex is said to be one of the largest Hindu places of worship in the world. In the complex, in addition to the main Swaminarayan temple, there are delightful gardens, musical fountains, as well as audio and video shows showcasing India’s history and religion.
Bicycle tour of Old Delhi
This tour take you into the 17th century city built by the Shah Jahan of Taj Mahal fame. You ride into the once glorious city comprising the impressive Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Spice Market, and Chawri Bazar. The tour offer you more than the monuments by providing you a real life experience of this old town waking up in the morning by taking the off beaten paths and lanes of this unique city. It also offer you a chance to have the same Chai (Tea) that local wake up to before heading out to their respective job. The tour end with a stumptous breakfast to prepare you for your next adventure.
Dinner at Bukhara Restaurant at Hotel ITC Maurya in Delhi
The Bukhara Restaurant , known for it’s North Western Frontier cuisine, is one of New Delhi’s most famous and celebrated restaurants, which has played host to various celebrities and Heads of State. A culinary delight not to be missed, Bukhara is famous for it’s Kababs , leg of Lamb and it’s Tandoori breads.
Fixed Menu Dinner at Indian Accent Restaurant at Hotel Lodhi in Delhi
One of New Delhi’s most famous restaurants, run by the renowned Chef Manish Mehrotra, Indian Accent has been featured in the World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2018. It been awarded the San Pellegrino Best Restaurant Award in India by Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2019 for the fifth consecutive year. It has also been rated as the No.1 Restaurant in India by TripAdvisor for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Indian Accent has been awarded the Number 1 Restaurant in India by Condé Nast Traveller and Himalayan Sparkling Top Restaurant Awards. Indian Accent showcases inventive Indian cuisine by complementing the flavours and traditions of India with global ingredients and techniques.