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Guided Delhi City Tour with visit to Akshardham Temple

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Highlights

  • Explore The Capital of India – New Delhi
  • Visit Lotus Temple – Bahá'í Houses of Worship
  • Visit to Raj Ghat – A memorial to Mahatma Gandhi
  • Visit Akshardham – The most spectacular Temple in the world
  • See world’s largest Residence – Rashtrapatii Bhavan

Description

This private entire day guided city tour through Delhi will allow you to explore the most important attractions of Delhi in one day. Have the opportunity to visit the Qutb Minar, a historical landmark and the tallest stone tower in India, the India Gate, a war commemoration devoted to the warriors that lost their lives amid First World War, and drive by the Parliament House & Central Vista, seeing the President's House. Proceed to see the Diplomatic Enclaves and Ministerial Residences, and afterward visit the largest Hindu temple in the world, the Akshardham, worked by the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha. Later, offer prayers at the Raj Ghat, a commemoration for Mahatma Gandhi.

Explore Delhi by AC vehicle and with friendly & expert guide exclusively for you.

Qutb Minar
Qutb Minar at 72 meters, is the tallest brick minaret in the world. Qutb Minar, along with the ancient and medieval monuments surrounding it, form the Qutb Complex, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Lotus Temple
The Lotus Temple, located in New Delhi, India, is a Bahá'í House of Worship completed in 1986. Notable for its flowerlike shape, it serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent and has become a prominent attraction in the city.

India Gate
The India Gate, is a war memorial located astride Rajpath - The Central Vista, on the eastern edge of the ‘ceremonial axis’ of New Delhi, formerly called Kingsway. India Gate is a memorial to 82,000 soldiers of the undivided Indian Army who died in the period 1914–21 in the First World War.

Rashtrapati Bhavan
Rashtrapati Bhavan - Presidential Residence; is the official home of the President of India, located in New Delhi. It may refer to the entire 130-hectare (320 acre) President Estate that additionally includes huge presidential gardens (Mughal Gardens), large open spaces, residences of bodyguards and staff, stables, other offices and utilities within its perimeter walls. The main palace building was formerly known as Viceroy's House. In terms of area, it is the largest residence of a head of state in the world.

Raj Ghat
Raj Ghat is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Mahatma Gandhi's cremation on 31 January 1948, a day after his assassination. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns perpetually at one end. It is located on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi on Ring Road officially known as Mahatma Gandhi Road. A stone footpath flanked by lawns leads to the walled enclosure that houses the memorial. All guests must remove their footwear before entering the Raj Ghat walls.

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple
Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham complex is a Hindu Mandir, and a spiritual-cultural campus in New Delhi. The complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture.

The main attraction of the Swaminarayan Akshardham complex is the Akshardham Mandir. It rises 141-foot (43 m) high, spans 316-foot (96 m) wide, and extends 356-foot (109 m) long. It is intricately carved with flora, fauna, dancers, musicians, and deities.

The Mandir also consists of 234 ornately carved pillars, nine domes, and 20,000 idols of sadhus, devotees, and Acharyas. The Mandir also features the Gajendra Pith at its base - a plinth paying tribute to the elephant for its importance in Hindu culture and India's history. It contains 148 life sized elephants in total weighing a total of 3000 tons.

Under the temple's central dome lies the 11-foot (3.4m) high idol of Lord Swaminarayan seated in Abhayamudra to whom the temple is dedicated. Lord Swaminarayan is surrounded by images of the faith's lineage of Gurus depicted either in a devotional posture or in a posture of service. Each idol is made of Paanch Dhaatu or five metals in accordance to Hindu tradition.

Additional Information

Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Dress code is smart casual. A dress code is required to enter places of worship. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements A small amount of walking is involved, comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Please carry valid photo id along
  • Electronic devices & Camera are not allowed inside Akshardham Complex
  • Time Allotted for each Attraction: Qutb Minar: 45 Minutes, Lotus Temple: 45 Minutes, India Gate: 30 Minutes, Raj Ghat: 45 Minutes, Akshardham Temple: 90 Minutes
Inclusion:
  • Delhi sightseeing Tour by AC vehicle
  • Services of a Driver & Professional Tour Guide
  • Fuel Charges & Tolls
  • Entry to Akshardham Temple only
  • Visit to Rajghat, Lotus Temple & India Gate
Exclusion:
  • Entry ticket to Qutb Minar
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Photography or videography charges; wherever applicable
  • Anything which is not included above