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Akshardham: Exhibition, Light and Water Show with Transfers

1. Akshardham: Exhibition, Light and Water Show with Transfers

Start your journey with the hotel pick-up in a private cab at your desired time. Drive to the Akshardham temple where architects have achieved the zenith of carving to induce life in every piece of stone. Take a post visit to the Akshardham Temple to see the Exhibition Section comprised of 3 parts. The first is Sahajanand Darshan: Hall of Values - Experience timeless messages of Hindu culture presented in this exhibition. It contains a series of exhibits, each one giving a fresh experience, a new message and a novel presentation. These exhibits portray values like non‐violence, perseverance, prayers, morality, and family harmony using different multimedia technologies like audio‐animatronic figures, immersive projections and 3‐D dioramas. The second is Neelkanth Darshan: Large Format Film - At Akshardham’s giant screen theater, visitors become engrossed in Neelkanth Yatra. Here, on a screen 85 feet wide and 65 feet tall, the audience follows a young Neelkanth Varni on an epic trek across the Indian subcontinent. From the icy peaks in the northern Himalayas to the warm beaches of southern India, follow Neelkanth as he traverses 12,000 kilometers across the length and breadth of India. Be reminded of the value of sacrifice and service, the wisdom of the eternal soul, and the power of faith.  Lastly, the Sanskruti Darshan:Cultural Boat Ride - Board a boat and sail through thousands of years of ancient Indian history. Experience the lifestyle of the Vedic era. Pass through the oldest university and watch an eye surgery happening more than a thousand years ago. This 12 minute boat ride presents some of India’s important contributions to the world.

Delhi: Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple Evening Show

2. Delhi: Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple Evening Show

You will be picked up by your driver from your accommodation in New Delhi before heading to the Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple. The temple is dedicated to Bhagwan Swaminarayan, and reflects the beauty and spirituality of India’s ancient art, culture and architecture. The water show is a breathtaking 15-minute presentation called "The Cycle of Life" and depicts the cycle of birth, life and death, as mentioned in Indian mythology. Admire the different colored water fountains and lasers with a powerful soundtrack of music to accompany them. Then, relax on your drive back to New Delhi, and finally be dropped off back at your hotel.

All Inclusive New & Old Delhi Tour

3. All Inclusive New & Old Delhi Tour

Delhi is the heart of India. And, as the saying goes, “Delhi is all about hearts” makes this city a destination. The city has hundreds of years of political rulers as Mughals and Britishers, who came to India for something and stayed. Delhi is a city that has the Indira Gandhi International Airport to connect to the world and vice-e-versa. Today, it is a metro city and having the past and present in its every corner. Hello India Tour will meet you at the set location place for the Same Day Old, and New Delhi Tour that begins at 8:30 am. From shopping, touring to spoiling yourself with multi-cuisine, Delhi has everything to offer its traveler. The India Gate, Jama Masjid, Akshardham Temple, the Lotus Temple, the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb are landmarks to be visited. Walk through the lanes of Chandni Chowk to the tasteful shopping centers. --------- Below is your itinerary for the tour and it is subjective to modify as per the flights. __________________________________________________________________ At 08:30 am: Visit Jama Masjid and Old Delhi Our designated guide will take you around the city to visit Jama Masjid, the biggest mosque in India, Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib is the next stop, Here you will explore the culture of Sikh religion and also you will become a witness of a live Donation Kitchen and then from the narrow street of old Delhi you will visit Chandni chowk market and spice market. Afterward you will visit the tomb of Humayun, this monument belongs from 16th century. Then time to visit India Gate, A memorable of those soldier who lost there lives for India. At 1:30 pm: Lunch Delhi is the place where you can eat anything in each lane of the city because there is always something cooking around the road and the market and you will appreciate the multi-cuisine offered. You will get the chance to taste the best North Indian and Mughlai food. After a break, you will continue your tour. At 2:30 pm: Historical Buildings Now, the chauffeur will drive down through Parliament House, President palace, India Gate and then you will continue for the most popular visit of Qutub Minar. In Qutub Minar your guide will explain you about the Tallest Minar. Then You will be driving down the Lotus Temple similar to Opera house of Sydney. At 6:30 pm: Tours End The Same Day Old and New Delhi Tour from Hello India Tour will showcase India, its way of life and customs. Delhi is not just about the historical facts and figures; it is more than what it seems to the new person. For visitors, this visit will make a grand adventure. Tour Highlights: The lunch and guide as requested language are offered, and the tour will take around 10 hours.

Delhi: Full-Day Qutb Minar, Old and New Delhi Private Tour

4. Delhi: Full-Day Qutb Minar, Old and New Delhi Private Tour

Benefit from pick-up at a location of your choice in Delhi by arrangement, and explore India's capital from the comfort of a private, air-conditioned car. Admire the monuments of Old Delhi, such as the Mughal mosque of Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque, built by Shah Jahan in 1656 at the height of Mughal power. You can also explore the Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, famous for its ornate carvings that depict Hindu deities. Admire the onion domes of the Red Fort opposite the mosque, before taking off your shoes to look inside. See the Memorial to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat. Then, drive past the government buildings of New Delhi, including India Gate, the Presidential Residence (Rashtrapati Bhavan) and Parliament House (Sansad Bhawan). Admire the commemorative tower of the Qutb Minar, built by Allauddin Khilji in the 13th century. Look closely as it towers up 5 levels, each clearly distinguished by a projecting balcony. Next, go to Humayun's Tomb on Mathura Road. Built in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum, wife of the second Mughal Emperor, the tomb displays Mughal characteristics of high arches and double domes and is considered to be the forerunner of the Taj Mahal. See the flowerlike Lotus Temple, also known as the Bahai Temple, completed in 1986 and notable for its extraordinary 27 free-standing marble-clad "petals."

Old Delhi Temples and Spiritual Sites Private 6-Hour Tour

5. Old Delhi Temples and Spiritual Sites Private 6-Hour Tour

Start this commendable tour firstly by visiting 17th century ‘Jama Mosque’. Then, gear up for a tuk-tuk ride to the Asia’s largest spice market known as ‘Chandni Chowk’. Afterwards this visit one of the biggest Hindu temples known as ‘Swaminarayan Akshardham’ Later, you will head to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, a famous Sikh shrine which offers food (Lungar) 24/7. After this, stop for lunch and then move to the Lotus temple, known as the 21st century Taj Mahal. Pass by ‘the presidential house’, known to be the second biggest after Quirinal Palace in Italy and ‘India Gate’, which is a war memorial of India. In the end, with the lifetime experience of the spirituality of Delhi, head back towards the hotel or airport as per your preference.

Delhi: 2-Day Delhi & Taj Mahal Tour by Car

6. Delhi: 2-Day Delhi & Taj Mahal Tour by Car

Discover some of India's most iconic monuments over 2 days with the help of a private driver and guide. Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad or Ghaziabad and travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned car. Day 1: Visit the famous monuments and government buildings of both Old Delhi and New Delhi such as: Gandhi Smriti, Humayun’s Tomb, Akshardham, Presidential house, Jama Masjid, Chandni chowk, India Gate, Parliament House, and Qutub Minar. Depart on a 3.5-hour journey to Agra in the evening. Day 2: Wake early to watch the sunrise over the majestic Taj Mahal. Explore the spectacular marble mausoleum from the outside and inside. Return to your hotel for breakfast and check out before going to the Red Fort. After, return to Delhi.

Delhi: Customized Private Day Tour with Transfer Service

7. Delhi: Customized Private Day Tour with Transfer Service

Begin your 8-hour customized tour of Delhi with a pickup at your hotel. Enjoy exploring both the old and new cities in the comfort of a private vehicle as your local guide gives you recommendations of sites to visit throughout the day. See examples of Mughal architecture such as the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and Humayun’s Tomb. Take a walk past the heritage buildings of Old Delhi. Explore a local market and enjoy tastes of local Indian cuisine. If you like you can visit famous temples in Delhi, such as the Akshardham Temple, the Lotus Temple, and the Monkey Temple. Get insight into the life of Mahatma Gandhi by visiting the Birla House where Gandhi Ji spent his last days.

Old and New Delhi: Full-Day Guided Tour with Transfers

8. Old and New Delhi: Full-Day Guided Tour with Transfers

After hotel pick-up, drive through Old Delhi to visit the Jama Masjid - India’s biggest mosque. Then, follow your guide on foot through the city's busy streets while they give you a brief introduction to Old Delhi. Afterwards, take a rickshaw to the Spice Market and experience one of India’s biggest spice markets. Next, drive to Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Travel to Akshardham Temple, a Hindu temple complex displaying traditional Hindu and Indian culture. Walk to the temple's food court and enjoy a traditional Indian lunch. Then, drive to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, one of the most important Sikh places of worship in Delhi. Admire the temple's pool, known as the Sarovar.  See the Agrasen ki Baoli, India Gate and President’s House, then head to Qutub Minar. Admire this UNESCO World Heritage site and world's tallest minar (tower).

From Delhi Airport: Guided Layover Delhi City Tour

9. From Delhi Airport: Guided Layover Delhi City Tour

Start your tour with a pickup from Delhi Airport where your driver and guide will welcome you. Look out for a sign with your name on it.   Head to the sightseeing of Delhi City after your arrival. Discover monuments like Qutub Minar, India Gate (photo stop), Parliament House (drive past), Humayun Tomb, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Lotus Temple, Lodhi Garden, and Akshardham Temple.  Have a meal break in between you want. After the sightseeing tour, you will return to Delhi Airport.

Old Delhi: Walking Tour with Akshardham Light & Water Show

10. Old Delhi: Walking Tour with Akshardham Light & Water Show

Start your exciting tour of Old Delhi with pickup from your hotel. Meet your guide and set off to explore the old part of the city together starting with the Jama Masjid Mosque. Find out about how it is India’s 2nd-largest mosque and was built by the Mughal emperor Shahjahan, in the 17th century. After exploring this gorgeous monument head into the narrow lanes of Old Delhi and learn about the culture and history of the district. Next, stop for a quick snack break of local delicacies including paratha (Indian Flatbread) at one of the oldest eateries in town. After filling your belly, head over to Gurudwara Sikh Temple. Learn a bit about the beauty and selfless devotion of Sikh culture in India as you bask in the spiritual atmosphere of the site. After this, take a rickshaw ride to the spice market of Delhi which is the largest in Asia. Get familiar with the world of spices and herbs and find out more about their medicinal properties and beauty benefits. Then, depart Old Delhi and move to Akshardham in the evening. Marvel at this spiritual-cultural complex that contains the largest Hindu temple in the World. Finally, witness the stunning light and sound show at the temple and let the beauty of place take over your senses. At the end of the show, get dropped-off back at your hotel where your memorable day of sightseeing concludes.

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We had Aamir Khan (same name as the famous Bollywood actor lol) as our tour guide for the day. We had such fun day tour from the morning until the afternoon. He had lots of information to share with us and made sure that we had a comfortable journey ahead. Such great energy he has! Would highly recommend anyone who’d like to get to know Delhi in a short time. Cheers to Aamir for a wonderful day!!

I am very grateful for the care and support from the team. Very professional and cordial attending at all times my request. My experience in New Delhi visiting such a wonderful temple was one of the best experiences. It is worth mentioning that the guide with very good use of English and Spanish! Highly recommended.

Saurabh’s tour was very good, and informative. He was able to communicate very clearly and in English for us. It was a very hot day and he made sure we were comfortable at all times. We definitely recommend him as a guide! And will be happy to have a tour with him next time we are in India!

Fantastic tour with Saurabh Anand. Very knowledgeable about the various sites (Qutub Minar and Humayan tours etc) and also an excellent photographer! Really recommend as it’s a great way to see the highlights of Delhi in a short time frame.

Very accommodating and make it easy to get picked up and dropped off! Saw a lot of sights in very little time.