This morning enjoy an orientation tour of Delhi.
The city consists of two parts - Old & New Delhi. Old Delhi was the capital of Muslim India between 17th and 19th century and has many mosques, monuments and forts. New Delhi, the imperial city was created by the British as the capital of India.
Begin your day with an exploration starting in Old Delhi, visiting the Jama Masjid, the royal mosque built by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan in 1656. Enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk, the spine of Old Delhi. Drive past Red fort- a UNESCO World heritage site (Closed on Monday).
Later visit New Delhi. Drive through the majestic boulevards of New Delhi. The Rashtrapati Bhawan (Presidential Palace) is where the Viceroy once lived and now is the official residence of the President of India. View India Gate, a war memorial arch built in honor of 90,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives in World War I.
Post lunch visit Humayuns Tomb - a UNESCO World heritage site, the first great example of Mughal architecture in India, it developed to become the hallmark of the Mughal Dynasty. Next on the itinerary visit Qutab Minar - a UNESCO World heritage site, a soaring tower of victory, 72.5meter high with five distinct stories.
Return to hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight at the hotel