About Delhi Tour Attraction
Begin your holiday of Golden Triangle tour packages with comfortable stay in hotels in Delhi. Most of the traveler starts their holiday trip from the capital of India. It has long history and it is a continuously living city since 06th century BC. In past it has been attacked, ransacked by various kingdoms and empires and most of them had it as their Capital of kingdom. Delhi is one of the famous holiday destinations in India. Now it is a powerhouse for politics, business, life style etc. It is a first and an important destination in golden triangle tour, Hindi, English, Punjabi and Urdu languages are spoken and traveler can find worship places for all religions in it like temple, Masjids, Churches and Gurudwaras etc. It has different culture, religion; languages and a visitor may enjoy all type of weather here and choose tour timing as per below details. To explore dDelhi in detail you need to book Delhi tour package to holiday packages to Delhi.
Summer: Start from April, May and June.
Monsoon (Rainy): Start from July, August, September.
Autumn: Start from October, November.
Winter: Start from December to January.
Spring: Start from February, March.
PLACES TO VISIT IN DELHI ON TOUR TO DELHI
It is a historic capital and it has many attraction sites. Three of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Red fort, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb are here only.
MODERN CITY TOUR DESIGNED BY EDWIN LUTYENS AND HERBERT BAKER :
RAJ PATH AND INDIA GATE
Famous spot in Delhi tour package itinerary is Raj path means king’s way and it start from Rastrapati Bhavan (President House) to India Gate; both side of Raj Path is huge lawns and every year on 26 January Republic Day Parade takes place.
A memorial is constructed for Indian soldiers who died in World War 1 and during the Afghan wars called India Gate is an important tour attraction, the names of all Indian soldiers who died in wars are written on the walls. In the middle of India Gate black marble shrine (or cenotaph) constructed and reversed riffle and war helmet is capped on riffle place on black marble cenotaph, next to it is Amar Jawan Jyoti means flame of the immortal soldier.
SANSAD BHAVAN IN DELHI TOURISM PACKAGES.
Sansad Bhavan is also called Parliament of India its construction started in 1921 and was opened in 1927 and this circular building is designed by the British architect. Now it is a supreme legislative body.
RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN IN DELHI TOUR PACKAGE
President of India’s official residence is a Rashtrapati Bhavan, it was build for British Viceroy over 130 hectare (320 acre), construction starts in 1912 and work Completed in 1929. It has four floors and 340 rooms in main building and famous the Mughal Garden is also part of it, which open for tourist in mid of February only and is major attraction.
CONNAUGHT PLACE IN DELHI TOUR PACKAGES
Connaught Place is named after His Royal Highness the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and it is a commercial, financial and shopping paradise. Hanuman Mandir ancient monkey god temple, Jantar Mantar 18th century astronomical observatory, Maharaja Agrasen ki Baoli,Palika Bazaar,Janpath market etc are most prominent mark to visit. Number of cinema, bars, restaurants and 3star to 5 star hotels are major attraction in Delhi holiday.
Construction of Connaught Place began in 1929 and completed in 1933, it has two circle outer circle name is Indira Chowk and Inner circle called Rajiv Chowk. It’s also has underground Delhi Metro hub to change yellow to blue line. Central Park over the Rajiv Chowk huge Indian national tricolor flag is hoisted; it has a size of 60 by 60 feet.
LODI GARDENS IN DELHI HOLIDAY PACKAGES
This garden is named after Sikander Lodi is beautiful park, it cover 90 acres land, favorite for early morning and evening walkers. Lodi Gardens has Mohammed Shah’s Tomb who was the last of the Sayyed dynasty (from 28 May 1414 to 19 April 1451) rulers, this tomb was built in 1444 and Sikander Lodi’s tomb who was Sultan of Delhi reign from 1489 to 1517.
In 1936 during British Raj it was ordered to create garden and Lady Willingdon wife of Governor General of India, Marquess of willingdon landscaped this garden, it was inaugurated on 09 April 1936 and named after her ‘Lady Willingdon Park’ and after Independence it was renamed Lodhi Gardens.
MUGHAL ERA MONUMENTS IN DELHI HOLIDAY PACKAGES
The Red fort is one of UNESCO World Heritage site and foremost attraction in packages for tourist and it was residence of Mughal emperors for 200 years. It was built by Fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (January 1592 to 22 January 1666), construction starts on 13 May 1638 and completed by 1648 with red sandstone to shift his capital from Agra to Shahjahanbad.
Every structure of this beautiful monument like Lahori Gate, Delhi Gate, Water Gate, Chhatta Chowk, Nahr-i-Behisht, Mumtaz Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Hammam, Moti Masjid, Hira Mahal, Shahi Burj and Princes’ quarter etc has its own history and key position in packages for Delhi tourist. Every Independence Day on 15 august Prime Minister of India hoists national tricolor flag on this historic monument.
CHANDNI CHOWK IN DELHI TOURISM PACKAGES
Every traveler who is visiting here on holiday packages want to visit Chandni Chowk is an interesting market and it was planned by Shah Jahan for his daughter where she could shop. Moonlit Square or Chandni chowk is designed by Jahan Ara (April 2, 1614 to September 16, 1681) daughter of Shah Jahan in 17th century, market was divided by canal to reflect moonlit. Canal is closed now but Chandni chowk is busiest, crowded wholesale market in India.
Chandni Chowk is an important location in tour packages is choked and congested market and paradise for food lovers, wedding shoppers etc. Every street and corner has its own history that is way it is an interesting spot in tour packages to Delhi like Jain Mandir established in 1656, Gauri Shankar Mandir was build in 1761, Central Baptist Church was build in 1814, Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib was build in 1783, Sunehri Masjid in1721, Fatehpuri Masjid was in 1650 and some of Restaurants and eateries like Ghantewala halwai was established in 1790, Natraj Dahi Bhalle in 1940, GaliParanthewali from 1875–1886, Chainaram sweets from 1948, Gianiji ka Falooda from 1947 and many more.
JAMA MASJID IN DELHI TRIP PACKAGES
Jama Masjid is largest mosque in India and built by Emperor Shah Jahan and construction start on 19 October 1650 and completed in 1656.
HUMAYUN’S TOMB IN TOURISM PACKAGES TO DELHI
One of UNESCO World Heritage site and its Construction started on 1565AD and completed in 1572AD. Humayun’s first wife Bega Begum commissioned to build this tomb and Mirak Mirza Ghiyath was the architect
SAFDARJUNG’S TOMB IN DELHI PACKAGES
Safdarjung’s tomb was built in 1754, with sandstone and marble. It was built in style of the Humayun tomb. Safdarjung ((1708 to 5 October 1754) was Subadar Nawab of Awadh (Oudh).
EARLIER MONUMENTS IN DELHI
QUTUB MINAR IN DELHI VACATION PACKAGES
Qutub Minar is a must visit site and one of UNESCO World Heritage site and include in packages itinerary, Qutb Ud Din Aibak first Sultan of city commissioned in 1192 to construct this minar, it has base diameter of 14.3 meters and on top it narrows down to 2.7 meters with 379 steps with height of 72.5 meters (237.8 ft). Fifth and the last storey of Qutub Minar were built by Firoz Shah Tughlak in 1368. It was named after Sufi saint Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki (1173 to 1235).
TUGHLAQABAD FORT IN DELHI TOUR PACKAGES INDIA
Sultanate (king) Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq build this site in 1321 and was abandoned in 1327 and it is ruined now. The Sultanate was the founder of Tughlag dynasty.
PURANA QUILA IN TOURISM PACKAGES FOR DELHI
The oldest fort in city is Purana (old) quila, it is believed that Pandavas (five great brothers son of king Pandu from the great Mahabharata epic text of Hindu) build this as their capital Indraprastha on bank of river Yamuna and it believe that Indraprastha is 5000 years old. Sher Shah Suri (1486 to 1545) founders of Suri Empire rebuild it and after the death of Sher Shah Suri, Mughal king Humayun (1508 AD to 1556 AD) renovates it and light and sound show is organize as optional for traveler.
WORSHIP PLACES IN DELHI HOLIDAY PACKAGES
ST. JAMES’ CHURCH IN DELHI TOURISM
Cathedral Church of the Redemption is a magnificent and most beautiful in India. It was opened for public on 18 January 1936 and it took 8 years and construction was completed in 1935. In extreme summers Cathedral Church remains cool and serene it was designed and architect in such a way by Henry Medd.
AKSHARDHAM MANDIR IN DELHI TOURISM PACKAGES
Holiday is not completed without visiting Akshardham and Michael Whitty of Guinness World Records awarded Akshardham as world largest comprehensive Hindu mandir it attract 70 % of tourist of Delhi and key point in packages . It was built in 2005 covering the area of 100 acre.
LAXMINARAYAN TEMPLE IN DELHI VACATION PACKAGES
It is name after goddess of wealth Laxmi and her consort and Supreme God Narayan, by Birla’s in 1933 and Mahatma Gandhi inaugurated in 1939 and it is also called Birla mandir spread in 7.5 acres of land.
ISKCON TEMPLE IN DELHI TOURISM PACKAGES
ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) is dedicated to Lord Krishna, it was opened in1998, and Mr. A P Khanvind is principal architect for ISKON and Honorable Prime Minister of India Mr. Atal Bihari Vajpayee inaugurated ISKCON on 05 April 1998. Lord Krishna devote wish to include ISKCON temple in itinerary.
LOTUS TEMPLE IN DELHI PACKAGES INDIA
It is a Baha’i House of Worship and a prominent attraction in Delhi tour packages and it was opened in 1986. Bahai worship house is in the shape of lotus flower and won several architectural awards. Guinness World Records has awarded most visited religious building in the world to Lotus Temple and is recommended in India’s tour packages.
GURDWARA BANGLA SAHIB
Gurdwara Bangla Sahib was known as Jaisinghpura, belong to Raja Jai Singh (1611AD to 1667AD) and Guru Har Krishan stayed here in 1664 and helped people who were suffering for cholera and small pox by giving aids and fresh water from the well in bangla.
OTHER ATTRACTIONS IN DELHI HOLIDAY PACKAGES
JANTAR MANTAR IN DELHI TOURISM INDIA
Jantar Mantar was built in 1724 AD by Maharaja Jai Singh II (Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh) (1688AD to 1743AD). Jantar mantar is an observatory and three instruments (Samrat Yantra, Jayaprakash Yantra and Misra Yantra) within the observatory has been installed to predict the times and to observe movement of Sun, Moon and planets.
NIZAMUDDIN DARGAH IN TOUR PACKAGES FOR DELHI
Mausoleum of famous Sufi saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya (1238 –1325) is located in Nizamuddin and thousands of devote from all religion visits this dargah.
RAJ GHAT IN DELHI TRIP PACKAGES
One of important spot to visit in golden triangle tour is Raj Ghat, is a memorial of black marble platform where father of nation Mahatma Gandhi was criminated.
NATIONAL MUSEUM IN DELHI TOURISM PACKAGES
National Museum Established in 1949, by the Ministry of Culture of Government of India, it has near about 200,000 works of arts of India and aboard and covering up to 5,000 years. National museum is a largest among all museums in India and attraction for history lover.
RAIL MUSEUM IN DELHI TOURISM PACKAGE
Rail museum also called national rail museum was opened in 1977, covering area of 10 acres has exhibition of heritage rail engines famous.
ZOO IN DELHI TOUR PACKAGE
National Zoological Park located next to purna quila covering 176 acre. Delhi zoo has 130 species of animals and birds from India and around the world.
It is having nine districts Central , North , South , East , North East , South West , North West , West , and New Delhi and its total population in nine districts as per Population Census 2011 is 16,753,235 and it cover 1,484 km2 Metropolis area, time zone is Indian Standard Time (UTC+5.30) and dealing area code is + 91 11.
It is metropolitan city and par with any city in the world; it has pride on new international airport and life line Delhi Metro. It has Indira Gandhi International Airport (IATA: DEL, ICAO: VIDP) which is a world 8th largest passenger airport, from the distance of 4 km (2.00 miles) is Aero city where major hotels 3 to 5 stars are located for tourist of Golden triangle of India.