Today the capital of the world’s most populous democracy, Delhi has been the seat of ruling power in India for more than 1000 years. In times past, the city’s masters have included Hindu kings, Mughal emperors, and British viceroys. Many a reminder of their days - such as forts, palaces, tombs, gardens and memorials – can be seen blending harmoniously into Delhi’s modern cityscape.
Delhi is the most convenient take-off point by road, train or air for numerous popular destinations in North India such as Agra, Rajasthan and Varanasi.
Attractions: such as New Delhi’s Capital Complex built during the British Raj; Humayun’s Tomb, grand 16th century mausoleum of the 2nd Great Mughal; 12th century Qutub Minar, long the tallest structure in Delhi; Mahatma Gandhi memorial & museum at Rajghat; the Bahai faith’s Lotus Temple; the beautifully decorated Hindu Akshardham Temple; and Delhi’s numerous old forts.
Art & cultural heritage: numerous museums, e.g. the National Gallery of Modern Art; ancient paintings, statuary and artifacts in the National Museum; open-air displays of typical village homes and folk art at the Crafts Museum; exhibition of contemporary art at IHC’s Visual Arts Gallery; and much more…
Other activities: such as a rickshaw ride in Old Delhi; attending Yoga Classes; getting an Ayurvedic Massage
Delhi is included in our following tours: Panorama of North India; Highlights of North India; Palaces & Temples; Spiritual India.
Alternatively, you can ask us in the Enquiry Form to plan a special Delhi visit for you.