Want to see the most famous highlights of Old and New Delhi in a short visit? Then, pick up this 05 hour half day Delhi city tour organize by India Voyages and learn about the history, culture and modernity of Delhi as you visit Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, India Gate, Raj Ghat and President House.
03:00 Hrs proceed for Delhi city tour by our chauffer driven vehicle from your Delhi hotel. You will visit the following sights.
01. India Gate: In the center of New Delhi astride the Rajpath, the 42 m high war memorial dedicated to the Indian soldiers who died in the First World War in France and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. The foundation stone of India Gate was laid on 10 February 1921 and designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Architectural style of India Gate is often compared with the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and Gate way of India in Mumbai.
02. Raj Ghat: On the bank of Yamuna River a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Raj Ghat is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Mahatma Gandhi's cremation on 31 January 1948 a day after his assassination.
Other memorial in Raj Ghat area is belongs to the Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram, Choudhary Charan Singh, Rajiv Gandhi, Giani Zail Singh, Shankar Dayal Sharma, Devi Lal, P. V. Narasimha Rao, Chandra Shekhar, and I. K. Gujral.
03. Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple: A Hindu house of worship that showcases brilliantly the essence of India’s ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spiritual messages. The traditionally-styled Swaminarayan Akshardham complex was official opened for visitors on 6 November 2005. Akshardham temple features an Abhisheka Mandap, Sahaj Anand water show, a thematic garden and three exhibitions namely Sahajanand Darshan (Hall of Values), Neelkanth Darshan (an IMAX film on the early life of Swaminarayan as the teenage yogi, Neelkanth), and Sanskruti Darshan (cultural boat ride).
Visiting Akshardham temple is an enlightening journey through India’s glorious art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of mankind.
04. President House: The official residence of Indian president in New Delhi. Previously president house is use as Viceroy's House. Construction of President House started 1912 and it took 17 years to complete. The President house is a creation of British architect Edwin Landseer Lutyens in New Delhi. He built one of the grandest symbols of power as a President House.
|Single Occupancy||INR 1550/-|
|Per Person (Twin sharing Plan)||INR 780/-|
|Per Person (Triple sharing Plan)||INR 420/-|