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Red Fort, New Delhi

Red Fort, New Delhi: Our most recommended tours and activities

Old and New Delhi: 8-Hour Private Highlights Tour

1. Old and New Delhi: 8-Hour Private Highlights Tour

Your full-day tour of India’s capital begins with the historic portion of the city, Old Delhi. After pickup from your hotel, set off towards the Red Fort, which was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who also built the Taj Mahal. Afterwards, you’ll weave through the bustling shopping area of Chandni Chowk by rickshaw, ending up at the Jama Masjid, a 17th-century mosque that is the largest in India. After stopping for an authentic local lunch, you’ll head into New Delhi, visiting the Qutub Minar, the world’s tallest brick minaret, before stopping at the Tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. Next it’s off to the India Gate, a memorial to the Indian soldiers who died during World War I, before heading to the Lotus Temple, elegantly designed in the shape of a lotus flower.  To cap things off you’ll drive past the Presidential House and the Parliament Buildings before being driven back to your accommodation.

New Delhi: Red Fort Ticket with Optional Guide & Pickup

2. New Delhi: Red Fort Ticket with Optional Guide & Pickup

Explore the stunning architectural features and on-site museums of the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. Once the home to Mughal emperors, the site now houses a number of fascinating museums. With your ticket booked in advance, enjoy a hassle-free experience at this amazing landmark. If you wish to have a detailed visit, select one of the options including a tour guide to learn more about the fort’s remarkable history. Avoid the hectic traffic of New Delhi and the hassle of working out public transport, book the option including hotel pickup and drop-off to enjoy your trip in comfort.

Old Delhi: 3.5-Hour Small-Group Bike Tour with Breakfast

3. Old Delhi: 3.5-Hour Small-Group Bike Tour with Breakfast

Greet your guide early in Central Delhi and hop on your bicycle. Then, get your helmet and head into the early-morning streets. Absorb the city’s mellow atmosphere before it comes alive for the day as you watch early-bird locals go about their business. Cycle the narrow lanes and stop to see landmarks that encapsulate Old Delhi’s 400-year history. Take in the 17th-century Jama Masjid mosque and admire the Red Fort, the red-sandstone fortress-palace with walls rising above the old quarter. Pedal into Chandni Chowk, one of Delhi’s oldest markets, to experience its early bustle, and view the colorfully decorated shops and vividly dressed locals. Then, delve into the nearby wholesale spice market—the largest in Asia—awash with spice, herb, and nut stalls. Finally, head to a well-known flatbread (paratha) stop for an authentic Indian breakfast before your tour ends at the original meeting point.

All Inclusive New & Old Delhi Tour

4. 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

5. 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."

Delhi: Old and New Delhi Private One Day Tour

6. Delhi: Old and New Delhi Private One Day Tour

Begin your day with a pickup from your Delhi hotel at 9 AM and make your way to the Red Fort for an outside view then go to the Jama Masjid, Old Delhi’s main mosque. From here, hop on a cycle rickshaw for a tour of the bustling Chandni Chowk Market. Next, explore the Kinnari Bazaar (wedding market), the textile market, the Nai Sarak book market, and the Khari Baoli-Spice Market. Then, board your private vehicle once again to head to the city’s imposing Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to admire its impressive architecture. Continue the route with a visit to the Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. The tour will also stop at Humayun’s Tomb and the Qutub Minar, both UNESCO World Heritage sites, as well as India Gate, the Houses of Parliament, the Lotus Temple, and much more. At the end of the tour, you will dropped back off at your Delhi hotel.

Old Delhi: 3-Hour Tuk-Tuk/Rickshaw Tour

7. Old Delhi: 3-Hour Tuk-Tuk/Rickshaw Tour

This tour gives you a great introduction to the authentic old world charms of Delhi and helps you escape the nuisance of walking amongst the traffic. Meet your guide at the meeting point near Red Fort, then climb into a tuk-tuk, a modified version of the cycle rickshaw. Sit back and enjoy the views as you ride past the several colorful and busy bazaars of Old Delhi while your guide explains the important role that they play for the locals.  Your first stop is Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque. Spend some time walking around the red sandstone courtyard and if you are lucky, you can even climb up a minaret to see the views. Return to your tuk-tuk and ride through Khari Baoli, Asia's largest spice market which has existed since the 17th-century. Get hands-on information about the wonderful world of spices and their medicinal and health benefits. Build up your appetite as you take in the enticing sights and smells before stopping for a quick snack at the famous Chandni Chowk.  Head to your next stop, Gurudwara Sis Ganj, a significant prayer house for Sikhs. Spend some time interacting with locals and try your hand at langar, the community kitchen service. End the tour at Jain Mandir, home to a charitable hospital for birds. Learn about the tenets of the Jain religion before being returned to your initial meeting point near the Red Fort.

Old Delhi Temples and Spiritual Sites Private 6-Hour Tour

8. 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: Red Fort and Old Delhi Sunrise Cycle Tour

9. Delhi: Red Fort and Old Delhi Sunrise Cycle Tour

Explore the best of Old Delhi's history on this morning bike tour. Avoid the traffic and noise by setting out early morning to navigate the neighborhoods and narrow alleyways to discover hidden corners and famous monuments. Once the home of the Mughals, Old Delhi continues to influence modern India's food and culture. This curated cycling route takes you to the imposing Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Make your way through the silent bazaars along Chawri Bazaar and the Spice Market. Enjoy stops at the Fatehpuri Masjid and the Old Delhi Railway Station.   With your expert local guides, learn about the fascinating past of India's capital city. End the bike tour with a local breakfast and new memories to take home. This activity is conducted in small groups and is led by two guides to ensure your safety. With frequent stops, it is a perfect activity to experience Delhi in a new way.  

Delhi: Customized Private Day Tour with Transfer Service

10. 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.

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What people are saying about Red Fort, New Delhi

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4.7 / 5

based on 1,056 reviews

My tour guide was Durgendra Singh and had Saddam Ali as a driver. This was such a phenomenal trip! This was my last day in Delhi and this was so worth it!! even if you have 5-6 hours, you can customize the trip to your liking. Durgendra had a knowledge like an encyclopedia with a ton of contextual insights. They both also had great food and shopping recs! Overall this is a must book if you’re in Delhi.

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!

We had a trip with guide Manu and it was an amazing time. He adapted the plan to our needs and we were very glad. We could discover New Delhi. I really recommend ;)

The tour is very convenint, in 8h can see a big part of Delhi. The pick up at hotel is great and driver and torur guide, Saurabh Anand, were awesome

The tour was timely and organized but left us with some flexibility throughout the day.