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Lodi Gardens: Our most recommended tours and activities

Delhi: Heritage Photography Tour

1. Delhi: Heritage Photography Tour

Delhi is indeed a photographer’s heaven, with every photographer both amateur and professional alike wanting to visit at least once throughout their lives. It is filled with captivating scenery, and is one of the most colorful and lively areas of the world. Throughout this walking tour your guides will aim to help you explore the best photography points in Delhi which are unknown to major tourists. These will be locations which you would easily miss if you were exploring the city on our own. You'll discover sites such as the Safdarjung Tomb and the Muhammad Shah Sayyid Tomb, which displays relics from Delhi's history. Following that you will encounter Lodhi Garden, the loveliest park in the city of Delhi and the best place to capture nature, architecture, and different varieties of trees and flowers. You'll then pass through centuries-old buildings, wide lanes, embassies of different countries, and the 15th-century Bara Gumbad tomb and mosque, before using the Athpula Bridge to cross a lake. Towards the end of your tour, visit the Shish Gumbad, the last lineage of the Lodhi Dynasty, as well as the Rose Garden and the Sikandar Lodi Tomb. You'll finish by exploring some Lodhi street art, which uses painted walls to showcase diverse graffiti themes such as nature, the origin of the world, and life and death.

Delhi: Street Art Tour

2. Delhi: Street Art Tour

First up, Khan Market. This is one of Delhi’s poshest neighbourhood hangouts: a complex where people flock to dine at restaurants, converse in cafes, and shop the latest trends. Next stop, Lodhi Gardens. Wander through this spectacular 90-acre garden and discover tombs, mosques and bridges built during the 15th century Sayyid and Lodhi periods. We’ll explain some nuances of Mughal design and traditional art reflected in these magnificent structures. Finally, Lodhi Colony, the heart of street art in Delhi as well as India’s first public art district. Learn about the artists and the stories behind the murals that adorn the neighborhood. (Your tour guide, aka art expert, will double as a photographer; we know you’ll want to Instagram and strike a few poses while you’re at it.)

Delhi: Photography Walking Tour with Lunch

3. Delhi: Photography Walking Tour with Lunch

Discover a unique glimpse of Delhi, as you get ready to capture the mood, and moments of the city with your smartphone or digital camera, no matter if you're an amateur, hobbyist, or pro photographer. Take an early morning metro ride to Old Delhi, observing through your camera how people start their day in Delhi’s downtown. Walk around the narrow streets, perch up rooftops to get some best views in this famed old town. Get the best vantage points for your photos. Visit a centuries-old spice market, where you can get spices from any corner of India and discover a secret spot, which will give you a birds eye view of Old Delhi. Move over to the greener Delhi, the Lutyens Zone and collect visual shots of the magnificent Raisina Hill and other colonial buildings with their remarkable architecture. Visit Gurudwara Sikh temple, which is a colorful place, and sneak into their giant kitchen which prepares meals for up to 100,000 people. Frame the peaceful mood in your pictures. Take a stop for lunch to savour local delicacies. Be spoilt for food choices in Delhi. Enjoy a walk in the nearby Lodhi garden at the golden hour and capture the hues of the iconic monument and get some perfect shots.

From Delhi Airport: Guided Layover Delhi City Tour

4. 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.

South Delhi: 3.5-Hour Private Bike Tour with Kebab Lunch

5. South Delhi: 3.5-Hour Private Bike Tour with Kebab Lunch

Follow your guide to Nizamuddin Dargah, a 14th-century Sufi Shrine that has been a guiding force for Mughal rulers for hundreds of years. Learn how the British reshaped the cultural scene, and see how modern-day Delhi developed.  Make a stop at Lodi Garden, one of the city’s finest green spaces that is built around the tombs and mosques of the 15th-century rules of Delhi. Ride on to New Delhi’s cultural center, and stop for photos at the city’s first art district. Enjoy a glimpse of the sophisticated neighborhoods of South Delhi. Stop for some of the most delicious kebab rolls in the city, then choose to finish the tour at the gate of Humayun’s Tomb if you’d like to visit this magnificent Mughal Monument on your own.

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What people are saying about Lodi Gardens

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 11 reviews

We had little time for New Delhi and this was the perfect solution: the team (Prashant Upadhyay and Rajesh) proved to be extremely professional and helpful in guiding us to discover the unmissable places in the city. The air-conditioned car made a real difference. Alla proved to be a unique experience that we fully recommend even if you are just passing through New Delhi. Luca & Giuly

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.

My tour guide Nr. Sunil Poddar was amazing. Not only by his knowledge of history but overall life in India before & now. He also has a great sense of humour & we had great time touring around the Old Delhi. Thank you

I was really happy with the tour! My guide was extremely helpful and made sure that I had a great experience - would recommend!

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