Delhi is the capital of India and is the second most populated city in the country. This urban region has always received a special status under the Indian Constitution. Neighboring cities like Baghpat, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Greater Noida, Noida, and Sonepat have gained significance due to Delhi.
Delhi has not just been the capital to Indian in the present day but also in the past. History says it known to have served as capital to many kingdoms and empires. It is believed that Delhi has been historically the site of magical Indraprastha. It belonged to the legendary Pandavas during Mahabharata era.
Despite it was invaded, and ransacked several times it was rebuilt. This has impacted the entire structure of the city. While going through the city you would come across cluster of cities that are scattered in this metropolitan area. It has re – emerged as major cultural and political commercial city. House to many ancient as well as medieval monuments, it is also has archaeological sites.
Famous Sites to Visit in New Delhi
This significant monument stands right in the middle of Delhi just like an archway. It truly commemorates the sacrifice of 70,000 Indian soldiers serving British Army during I World War. The foundation of this structure was laid by the Duke of Connaught, His Royal Highness. If any tourist’s desires to enjoy this beauty in true nature it should be during the dusk or night to be precise. The nightfall adds a charm to the inherent beauty of this magnificent structure. There are fountains with beautiful colored display that lifts up its beauty. The large lush green gardens are in its surrounding to offer a clean and mesmerizing ambiance to this location.
It is not just the oldest fort but also the oldest structure in the entire of Delhi. This structure is believed to be founded or built by legendary Pandavas. Every visitor to Delhi must visit this magnificent monument situated at the banks of river Yamuna. This structure underwent renovation during the Mughal rule and therefore you will come across several patches and areas that exude a Mughal touch.
Muhammad Ghori who defeated Prithviraj Chauhan had Qutub-ud-din Aibak as the viceroy. He in turn overtook Delhi. Once he proclaimed as the ruler he significantly contributed to the architectural development. Qutub Minar is one such piece of magnificent glory. Constructed out of marble and red sandstone, it is the tallest minaret in entire India. Surrounding to Qutub Minar are several other medieval and ancient structures. This location is marked as world heritage site and witnesses tremendous tourist attraction throughout the year. It is also known to be the most visited monument in India. Hit by lightening several times and even experienced severe damage it is known to be standing with full might ever since it has been constructed till date. There are total of 379 steps in the entire tower to reach the top to enjoy the view.
- Akhshardham Temple
- Rashtrapati Bhawan
- Humayun’s Tomb
- Jama Masjid
- Red Fort
Ideal Time to Visit:
Between October to April Delhi notices the best weather thus making it ideal time to visit.
Delhi Private Day Tour
Car Riders India offers a range of personally customized private day tour options to travelers. We provide you the liberty to customize the private day tour around Delhi as per you convenience and choices. Our Delhi Private Day Tour covers best tourist attractions of the city, which you can explore with complete comfort in our chauffer driven cars. Highlights of Delhi Private Day tour are Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Old Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, Akshardham Temple, etc. Based on your wish we can include popular shopping centres of Delhi into your itinerary. Delhi Private Day Tour is just a click away affair, you need to reach out to us with your travel plan, and leave rest on us. Explore Delhi with Car Riders India and go back to your home with lifelong memories.
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Private Day – Overnight Tours From Delhi
Usually travelers prefer day tours to Agra, which is popularly known as the “City of Taj”. Along with a visit to world famous Taj Mahal, a World Heritage Site and one of the “Seven wonders of the world”, the day tours from Delhi takes you to tourist attractions in and around Agra. After exploring the “Beauty in White Marble” Taj Mahal, the day tours of Car Riders India takes you to Red Fort also called Agra Fort. Built by Mughal Emperor Akbar, Agra Fort is very magnificent and an architectural marvel. The exquisite palaces and massive structures inside the fort complex are really mesmerizing.