July 4, 2022
Delhi Tour Packages

Iconic Attractions to Visit in Delhi with Delhi Tour Packages

Delhi is also known as the capital of India. It has a rich history. This capital territory is dotted with charming forts, mosques, gardens, and monuments left by the Mughal rulers who once occupied the capital territory. The contrast between the excursive Old Delhi and the well-designed New Delhi is huge and it is interesting to spend time exploring both in a package of Delhi one day tour by car. If you feel the need to relax, just head to one of Delhi’s landscaped gardens. Here is a list of the sightseeing and best places to visit in Delhi with lots of fun. The great thing is that many of them are free! And can be easily reached by car in Delhi. Or take one or more of these popular tours of Delhi with Delhi tour packages.

Red Fort (Lāl Qila)

Red Fort (Lāl Qila) is one of the most famous monuments in Delhi. The Red Fort (Lāl Qila) is not only a powerful reminder of the Mughal era in India but also an icon of the struggle of India for freedom. It was built by the 5th Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the year 1638. He was decided to move to his capital to Agra. The turbulent history of the Red Fort (Lāl Qila) includes the conquest by the British and the Sikhs. To bring your imagination back to the ancient times, a 1 hour sound and light show on the history of the Red Fort (Lāl Qila) is held every night.

Red Fort (Lāl Qila) Location or Direction – 

Opposite Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi

Red Fort (Lāl Qila) Entry Fee –

Foreigners – 500 INR

Indian – 35 INR

Red Fort (Lāl Qila) Opening Hours –

09:30 A.M. to 04:30 P.M.

Red Fort (Lāl Qila) Closing Hour –

Every Monday

Red Fort (Lāl Qila) Highlights –

Light Shows in the Evenings

Jama Masjid (Masjid-i Jahan Numa)

This is another wonderful treasure of the Old City. Jama Masjid (Masjid-i Jahan Numa) is one of the largest mosques in India. It is a courtyard that can accommodate an incredible 25000+ worshipers. The construction of this mosque took 12 years and was completed in the year 1656. The steep climb to the top of its southern tower will reward you with stunning views albeit covered by a metal security grill through the rooftop of the capital territory, Delhi. Remember to dress appropriately when visiting the Jama Masjid (Masjid-i Jahan Numa), otherwise, you will not be allowed. This means covering your head, shoulders, and legs. Clothing is offered there.

Jama Masjid (Masjid-i Jahan Numa) Location or Direction –

Opposite Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi

Jama Masjid (Masjid-i Jahan Numa) Entry Fee –

Foreigners – No entry fee

Indian – No entry fee

Jama Masjid (Masjid-i Jahan Numa) Opening Hours –

07:00 AM – 12:00 Noon and 01:30 PM – 06:30 PM

Jama Masjid (Masjid-i Jahan Numa) Closing Hour –

Not Close

Jama Masjid (Masjid-i Jahan Numa) Highlights –

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Chandni Chowk

It is the main street of Old Delhi. Chandni Chowk is a shocking contrast to the wide, tidy streets of the New Delhi location. The cycle rickshaw, car, pedestrian, hand-pulled cart, and animals compete for space. It is crumbling, chaotic, and congested but fully well captivating. While one of the crowded and very old markets in India. It is a narrow winding lane is full of cheap clothes, jewelry, electronics, and so on. For the more adventurous this market is a great place to try some of Delhi’s street food. The famous Karim Hotel restaurant in Delhi is also located in this location.

Chandni Chowk Location or Direction –

Close to Old Delhi Railway Station

Chandni Chowk Entry Fee –

Foreigners – No entry fee

Indian – No entry fee

Chandni Chowk Opening Hours –

09.30 AM to 08:00 PM

Chandni Chowk Closing Hour –

Every Sunday

Chandni Chowk Highlights –

Cheap Shopping

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