Delhi Darshan: A Complete One Day Delhi Sight Seeing Tour
‘Dilwalon Ki Delhi‘ as the Indian union’s capital is commonly referred is a world of wonders on its own. From architectural splendours to hotspots for shopping, from historic monuments to religious temples the city has it all. And don’t forget the amazing tantalising street foods of Delhi. If you are thinking that a city which has so much to offer will take ages to complete it’s tour. Well not really, when it’s New Delhi you are talking about just a single day is enough to taste the real essence. And here’s a brief take on how a to plan itinerary for a Delhi sightseeing tour in just one day.
Reasons to visit Delhi
Here are few of the top picks on why Delhi should come as a must visit place.
- The architectural wonders
Delhi has been the city of capital from ancient ages. Thus you get monuments like Qutub Minar the relics carrying traces for Delhi Sultanate to examples of British architecture like the Rashtrapati Bhavan and Red Fort etc. From chanting places like Lotus Temple to the streets of old Delhi. Everything is worth exploring
- Shopping , shopping and shopping
Delhi is a hotspot for shopping. From local markets of Janpath, Chandni Chowk, Sarojini Nagar, Meena bazaar where you can bargain in the streets to Porsche high-end branded markets like in Connaught place and Khan Market etc you have it all in here.
- Cultural hub
As mentioned already this city is a replica of mini India. From majorly Muslim communities in Old Delhi to Punjabi dominated communities of Carol Bagh ,from Bengali dominated mini Bengal CR park to Porsche South Delhi you get a cultural admixture like no other place else.
- Tantalising food
For all connoisseurs and not so foodies out there Delhi is a gastronomic journey to experience. And guess what there are dedicated food streets in Delhi like the famous Paranthe Wali Gali of Chandni Chowk. Don’t forget the tantalising chaats of Lajpat Nagar Market or the crispy tangy Golgappas and the saucy kebabs anywhere and everywhere of the city.
Delhi Darshaan tour itinerary
When planning a one day tour of this wonderful city the best option is to book a ticket with some leading tour operators and grab a seat in comfortable AC buses and let operator’s guide walk you through every place with its geography, history, rules and other related information.
And if you are wondering on which are the must visit places to include in your Delhi darshaan is
- The Birla Mandir
- War memorial at India Gate, along with Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhavan
- The Indira Memorial Museum
- The great monument of Qutub Minar built by Turk ruler Qutub-ud-din-Aibak
- Jantar Mantar
- Embassy Area
- Gyarah Murti
- Laxmi Narayan Birla Temple
- Cannaught place
- Jantar Mantar
- Akshardham Temple
- Raj Ghat
- Gandhi Smriti
- Bangla Sahib Gurudwara
- India Gate
- Indira Gandhi Muesum
- The Lotus Temple
- Akshardhaam Temple
- Memorials of great leaders of India at Rajghat /ShantiVaan
- Veer Bhumi or Shakti Sthal
To wrap it
A city like Delhi has something to explore in it’s every nooks and corners. So reach out to leading tour operators. Get a glimpse of mini India and explore the wonders of this magnificent city within one day.