Old & New Delhi Sightseeing Tour
After delicious breakfast in Delhi hotel, leave for full day Old & New Delhi tour. During the course, the
Delhi tour guide and India tour driver will be introduced to you. The sightseeing tour of Old Delhi will
primarily include Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk. To have first- hand feel of incredible India,
the Incredible India Tour will take you on a rickshaw ride in 400 years old Chandni Chowk bazaar.
Delhi can be segmented into two parts from tourism point of view- New Delhi and Old Delhi. Old Delhi,
during Mughal rule, was called as Shahjahanabad, after Mughal ruler Shahjahan. Still existing and
bustling with activity old market of Chandni Chowk offers a visitor on Incredible India Tour a peep into
past. Jahanara, the Emperor's favorite daughter, is credited with designing this market. Red Fort of Delhi
also lies here. The Red Fort, built of red sandstone and on the banks of the river Yamuna, is a mammoth
monument, displaying the might of the Mughal during those days. The Red Fort is the site from which
the Prime Minister of India addresses the nation on Independence Day. Jama Masjid of Delhi was also
build during the regime of Shahjahan. The Jama Masjid, the largest mosque of India, built between 1644
During sightseeing tour of New Delhi, visit India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan (President House), Sansad
Bhavan (Parliament), Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb and Lotus Temple. The New Delhi is characterized
by modern town planning with wide roads, modern infrastructure, malls and shopping arcades etc.
But the monuments here are mélange of ancient, medieval and modern era. Parliament building,
President House and India Gate are representative of British colonial regime where as Qutub Minar and
Humayun's Tomb symbolic of barbaric Muslim invasion and their gradual settlement. Iron Pillar in Qutub
Minar complex is reminiscent of Ancient Indian science and technology. Lotus Temple is a meditation
centre for the people of Bahai faith.
After sightseeing tour of New Delhi, return to Delhi hotel for overnight stay.