Duration: 2 Nights & 3 Days
Places Covered: Delhi
DAY 1: DELHI
After breakfast start your morning with an early visit to the Qutub Minar, a victory tower that is Delhi’s most recognizable monument. Next visit Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi’s grandest monument and the architectural precursor to the Taj Mahal. After lunch visit India Gate. Make a quick stop at the India Gate memorial on Rajpath and take in the sight of the majestic buildings there including the Presidential Palace and the Parliament. Walk south down Janpath to the National Museum to view the impressive collections of ancient Indian artefacts, Mughal Miniature paintings and Chola Bronze statues among other highlights. If museums do not excite you much, walk north up Janpath and visit Jantar Mantar and the Janpath flea market. Later head to Khan Market, or if you have the energy, head to the Dilli Haat to shop for art & craft and regional cuisine from different parts of India. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 2: DELHI
Today morning start your day with a morning visit to the Swaminarayan Akshardham temple. Try and catch the aarti prayer at 10 a.m. Later visit Connaught Place – Delhi’s best known shopping and meeting place. Take a stroll around the middle or inner circles checking out the colonial architecture and ducking into interesting stores, coffee shops and restaurants. Then head down Baba Kharak Singh Marg on which numerous emporia run by state governments sell reasonably priced art, craft and textiles. After lunch you may visit to the Sacred Heart Cathedral and head to the Jama Masjid, Delhi’s largest mosque. Later visit Red Fort which was the seat of power of the Mughal Empire and even now the venue of the Prime Minister’s speech on Independence Day. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 3: DEPARTURE
After leisurely breakfast you will be transferred to Airport or Railway Station to proceed to your onwards destination.