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History & heritage tours

Exploring the prominent landmarks of Delhi

Availability: Tuesday - Sunday
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See the majestic Lotus Temple (Bahai Temple)
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Qutab Minar
  • Enjoy the food at Dili Haat
What to expect

Your first stop will be the Bahai Temple. Also called the Lotus Temple, it is designed by the Iranian Canadian architect, Fariburz Sahba in 1986, it has 27 immaculate white-marble petals. The Bahai philosophy revolves around universal peace and the elimination of prejudice. Adherents of all faiths may pray or meditate silently here, according to their own religion. Your next destination is Qutub Minar, which is a part of the Qutab complex – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built and restored in phases largely by Qutab-ud-din Aibak, Iltutmish and Feroze Shah Tughlaq, this 73-metre tall minaret is one of the grandest structures in the country. The Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, India’s first mosque, is located at the base of the minaret.

Then, you will go to Dilli Haat, an open-air food plaza with food stalls that represent each state of India, offering a complete variety of tastes from across India. Unlike traditional weekly markets, the Dilli Haat is permanent. Products offered, include rosewood and sandalwood carvings, embellished camel hide footwear, sophisticated fabric and drapery, gems, beads, brassware, metal crafts, and silk and wool fabrics. Finally, on the drive back to your hotel, you will pass by famous historical landmarks such as the India Gate (a war memorial), Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s Residence) and the UNESCO World-Heritage Site of Humayun’s Tomb. You will also get a complimentary souvenir. Ladies will experience the art of henna tattooing (mehndi), while men will get the chance to wear a turban.

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What's included
  • Air-conditioned transport
  • English speaking local guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
What's not included
  • Tips
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  • Child (6-11 years)
Where

Pick-up from your hotel in Delhi. The pick-up is only from city hotels (within 10km) and if guests wish to be picked up in the outskirts there will be a supplement to be paid on site.

Meeting point:

During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour
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When
  • Tuesday - Sunday
  • Pick-up starts from 9.00am
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Provider
Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Private Limited
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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