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- 5 - 6 hours
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The stamp of the Mughal Empire can still be found in India today, thanks to a trademark architectural style ensuring the Mughal influence endures. Join this Delhi tour to learn all about the lifestyle, culture, and history of the Mughals.
* Step into the world of the Mughals.
* Explore the Red Fort.
* Visit Jama Masjid, See Humayun’s tomb.
* Enjoy a traditional lunch
* Travel by metro, private car and tuk-tuk.
What's included in this trip
Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details
Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.
Confirmation of booking
Please contact Delhi Urban Adventures to confirm your trip 24 hours prior to departure.
Dress standards are conservative throughout Asia, especially outside major cities. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate.
Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour
Explore Delhi’s best Mughal sites in the company of an English speaking guide on this Delhi tour. Wen enjoy an inconic local travel experience on the Metro Rail from Karol Bagh to Old Delhi. Mix with Delhi’s commuters on the 30 minute journey to Chandni Chowk. Walk to Delhi’s most famous mosque, Jama Masjid. The Jama Masjid was commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who also built the Taj Mahal. It was completed in 1656 AD. The courtyard of the mosque can hold up to 25,000 worshippers.
Our next stop is the busy markets in the area before continuing on to the Red Fort. The fort was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in Year 2007. It was once the residence of the royal family and affectionately called Qila-i-Mubarak, the blessed fort. The fort’s design represents the zenith of Mughal creativity which prevailed during the reign of Emperor Shah Jahan.
After visiting the Red Fort, enjoy a typical Indian lunch at a restaurant and try some sumptous Mughlai dishes. We continue on to the southern New Delhi and visit visiting Humayun's tomb and Qutab Minar. Humayun's Tomb set a benchmark for Mughal mausoleums in India. It was built for the Mughal Emperor Humayun's tomb and commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 CE. Its design was based on Persian architecture and it was the first structure in Delhi to use red sandstone. One of the highlights of our Delhi day tour.
The Delhi tour comes to an end at Connaught place. Nearby street markets at Janpath are a shopper’s paradise with handicrafts, souvenirs, traditional clothes, wood work, glass work, bangles all available.