March 12, 2020
5 Days visit to Delhi Sultanate (1 CITY 7 KINGDOMS 5000 YEARS OF HISTORY)
Written By Ajai Raj Chauhan
DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT DELHI (DELHI SULTANATE)
You will be received by the company representative at the airport on arrival and will be transferred to the hotel for check-in and day is at leisure for you to relax and enjoy the hotel amenities. In the evening meeting with your tour guide and details of the tours to be discussed. Post the discussions move for Welcome dinner.
DAY 2: 200 YEARS OF MUGHAL RULE IN A DAY (MUGHAL KINGDOM)
Morning breakfast in the hotel and then proceed for visit to the Old Delhi (Mughal Sultanate). We start our tour with the visit to the seat of the sultanate, the Red Fort. It was the residence of Mughal emperor for nearly 200 years, until 1857. Then we will take a walk through by lanes of Old Delhi to experience traditional Indian lifestyle and culture, to explore heritage buildings and hear your guide share ancient stories with you. And this will lead us to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Walk through the bazaars of Chandni Chowk. Make a visit to the Gurudwara (Sikh Temple). Stop by one of the famous streets of old Delhi to enjoy paranthas, a popular Indian flatbread that is commonly enjoyed as a snack. Enjoy a short rickshaw ride on your way to the spice market.
DAY 3: WALK DOWN THE RAJ TIME (BRITISH COLONIAL STRUCTURE)
Morning breakfast in the hotel and then proceed for visit remarkable planning of this capital city. In this tour you will get a chance to admire the colonial grandeurs and the important government complexes of the country. Named after the leading British architect Edwin Lutyens, who was responsible for much of the architectural design and building when India was part of the British Empire in the 1920s and 1930s. The guests will be taken around Connaught Place, shopping hub of Delhi, and the guests can understand the architecture of the area and the significant changes that it have witnessed over the years. As the guests will continue further they will come across many more architecturally and politically significant areas/building. The guests will visit the politically most important building – Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the Indian President. Our guide will help the guests understand the magnificent architecture of the building and also listen to the many stories of this Imperial city. Then comes in sequence the North Block and South Block houses important ministries of the government. The Guests can go around north Block and have a closer look at the marvelous architecture. The guests will then walk past the Parliament House towards India Gate which is an ‘All India War Memorial’. The guests will get down and spend some quality time here. On the way back the guests will drive through the Princely Houses or Palaces and listen to stories related to British India. The guest will also have the opportunity to see the Rashtrapati Bhawan Museum inside the wall of this grand monument. Evening visit to Delhi Haat, where you get an opportunity to see the Indian Handicrafts and craftsmen. You also have the opportunity to enjoy the different cuisines from across India.
Day 4: DELHI SHOPPING DESTINATION
Morning breakfast in the hotel and then proceed for Shopping in Delhi can be utterly extravagant, or amazingly inexpensive. India’s capital city is among the most exciting places to buy textiles (fabric as well as ready to wear clothes), jewellery, shoes, bags, leather, carpets, handicrafts, traditional and contemporary Indian art and curios. Several leading designers have boutiques and showrooms in Delhi. The city has many different shopping areas. Each market has a distinctive ambience, and adds its own flavour to the experience of shopping. Old Delhi’s by-lanes offer some amazing opportunities for shopping, including fabrics, jewellery, and spices. Janpath is a great place for bargain hunting, with kiosks selling cotton clothes, curios, silver jewellery and brassware. CCIE is a good ‘one-stop shop’ to explore for handicrafts from different parts of India. On Baba Kharak Singh Marg, there are several state handicraft emporia, which provide an opportunity to see the wide range of woodcarving, painting, sculpture and other arts of India. Other shopping options include the upscale shops at Hauz Khas Village, Santushti Complex and Khan Market, the outdoor market at Dilli Haat, and cheap Indian and Western wear at Lajpat Nagar/Sarojini Nagar. There are also several upscale shopping malls and designer boutiques that have come up in different parts of the city
DAY 5: THE SECOND OLDEST PART OF DELHI (AIBAK AND LODHI DYNASTY) – FLY BACK
The Morning is at leisure and to visit some of the nearby markets. In the afternoon check out of the hotel and will be transferred to Mehrauli Archaeological Park, as it is an archaeological area spread over 200 acre in Mehrauli, lying adjacent to Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It consists many historically significant monuments. It is the only area in Delhi known for 1,000 years of continuous occupation, and includes the ruins of Lal Kot built by Tomar Rajputs in 1060 CE, making it the oldest extant fort of Delhi, and architectural relics of subsequent period, rule of Khalji dynasty, Tughlaq dynasty, Lodhi dynasty of Delhi Sultanate, Mughal Empire and the British Raj. Indulge into the stories and scenic beauty of the world’s tallest brick minaret- Qutub Minar which also wields a hypnotic power, owing to its towering elevation and grandeur. Take a walk to the beautiful Qutub complex with Delhi walks and get to know the lesser known facts, details and stories about the Qutub minar and other structures within this complex. Evening transfer to the airport for your onwardSpecified file failed upload test. flight.
****** Tour ends with Beautiful Pictures and tons of Memories *****
Per person cost on Twin sharing Basis : USD 423
Minimum if 2 passengers travelling together
- 5 night accommodation in Delhi City Hotel with Breakfast.
- 01 dinner on day 1 (without alcoholic beverages)
- To and fro Airport transfer.
- All intra-city transfers.
- Sightseeing as per the Itinerary.
- Entry tickets for the monuments as per the Itinerary.
- Guide services as required during the itinerary.
- All transfers by private AC vehicles
- 2*500ml water per day per person during the transfers.
- 01 goodies bag daily per passenger during transfers (01 juice/ cold drink, some candies, 01 packet of wafers, 01 bar of Indian chocolate, and 01 Sandwich)
- Any flight tickets
- Visa and Insurance for visit
- Inter city transfers
- Charges Person in Nature such as laundry, mini bar, telephone calls etc.
- Beverages and Meals not specified in the Itinerary will be charged separately
- meals other than those mentioned in the Itinerary
- Tips and tokens
- Entry charges that are not mentioned in the itinerary
- Everything that is not mentioned in the Itinerary above.
- Government taxes (GST 5%) to be charged on the total billing
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