Day 1: Delhi
North Sikkim, West SikkimDelhi our services begin here by Personal car & Driver For the below trip.
Namaste! This morning we will pick you up from your hotel & proceed to Delhi city tour. As per the below trip. Every Itinerary is just for an idea it can be customized according to your wish.
The first place Laxmi Narayan Temple
Laxmi Narayan Temple, also known as Birla Mandir, is one of Delhi's major temples and a major tourist attraction. Built by the industrialst G.D. Birla in 1938, this beautiful temple is located in the west of Connaught Place.
The Temple is dedicated to Laxmi (the goddess of prosperity) and Narayana (The preserver). The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi on the condition that people of all castes will be allowed to enter the temple.
Next place to visit Jantar Mantar Complex.
Jantar mantar this observatory was built by Sawai Jai Singh of Jaipur. Samrat Yantra the largest structure. Is a gigantic Sundial the other five instruments plot the course of the planets and predict eclipses.
Next place to visit Rashtrapti Bhavan.
Rashtrapti bhavan. Designed by Lutyens , s is the official residence of the President of India .it is an imposing structure with 340 rooms, construct-Ed high up on Raisina Hill on its either side, are the impressive office buildings-North block and south block.
Next place to visit India Gate
India gate a war memorial arch, was built in honour of 90,000 Indian Soldiers who lost their lives in World War 1. Below it burns the Amar Jawan Jyoti, The eternal flame in tribute to all Martyred soldiers of India.
Next place to visit National gallery of modern art)
National gallery of modern art was once the residence of the jaipur Maharajas. On display are a collection of sculptures and paintings of famous Indian artists such as amrita shergill. Raja ravi varma mf hussain well as the british landscape artists, the daniells.
Next place to visit Indri Gandhi Memorial Museum
Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum is a window into life of our legendary leader, Indira Gandhi. The former residence of Indira Gandhi has been transformed into a mesmerizing museum, displaying artifacts, photos and newspaper clippings, as well as personal belongings, including the blood-stained sari she was wearing when she was assassinated on 31st October, 1984. A collection of rare photographs of the National movement, the personal moments of the Nehru-Gandhi family and her childhood photographs with the Mahatma are on display. Interesting facts: The museum also contains burnt clothes of Rajeev Gandhi which he was wearing at the time of his assassination. Dried blood spots are preserved enclosed in a glass frame at the spot of assassination.
Next place to visit Nehru Museum
Nehru Museum Walk through the life our first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru with the help of many precious moments captured on camera and original manuscripts. The Nehru Memorial Museum established in the memory of Jawaharlal Nehru (1889 - 1964) is located in the majestic Teen Murti House. It has four major constituents namely, a Memorial Museum , a Library on modern India , a Centre for Contemporary Studies and a Planetarium. Nehru's bedroom, the drawing-room and study have been preserved the way they were in used. The Nehru Planetarium gives an overview of the Indian Space Programme through interesting shows.
This building served as the official residence of the Commander-in-Chief of the British forces in India.
The massive granite rock in front lawn has Nehru's first speech as the Prime Minister that he delivered on the eve of Independence of India.
Next place to visit Safdarjung's Tomb
Safdarjung's tomb is set ina beautiful garden; criss- crossed by water channels. Built in 1754 for the prime minister of Emperor Mohammed shah; the tomb itself with ornate Carvings & an imposing mughal dome; is worth a visit.
Next place to visit Qutab Minar
Qutab minar a soaring stone tower, 72 metres high was built By qutab-ud-din aibak in 1193. The tower has five distinct storeys, each with a projecting balcony the base of the minar [tower] is 15m in Diameter and the top just 2.5m in diameter, an amazing piece Of work at its base is the quwwat-ul islam mosque, the first Mosque to be built in India. A 7m high iron pillar (4th century) stands in The courtyard of the mosque.
Next place to visit Saket Malls
Saket Malls Your next destination is a hub of luxury brands, cineplexes and the best food chains. Saket is one of prime location in Delhi and is a host to the finest malls. With 4 major malls and 2 upcoming malls, Saket provides the perfect blend of shopping and leisure. These malls offer top of the line international and national brands of fashion, accessories and luxury goods. Cinema lovers frequent these malls as they have the merchandise of India 's finest movie theater showing both Indian and International movies in the lavish ambience. That's not all. In a city of food lovers, these malls have the outlets of the most loved food chains, serving delicious fast foods and a wide variety of cuisines.
Next place to visit Lotus Temple
Lotus Temple this is the destination for those who are looking for nirvana. A visual delight, Lotus Temple is one of the most remarkable architectures of Bahai faith. This splendid structure is considered as the modern ‘Taj Mahal'. Since its dedication to public worship in December 1986, this Mother Temple of the Indian sub-continent has drawn to its portals more than 70 million visitors, making it one of the most visited edifices in the world. The place provides immaculate environment for meditation, peace and wisdom. The temple has no restrictions for visitors and is open to people from all religions. Fariborz Sahba, Canadian architect of Iranian origin, spent 10 years in designing and project management, and with the help of a team of about 800 engineers, technicians, artisans and workers brought to realization one of the most complicated constructions in the world. Interesting facts: Lotus Temple stands seventh in the international chain of Bahai House of Worship.The central hall of worship in the temple has a capacity to accommodate 2500 persons at a time.Ardishir Rustanpur of Hyderabad had been generous enough to donate his entire life savings to buy the plot for Lotus Temple to be constructed. A CNN report has listed the Lotus Temple of Delhi as the most visited establishment in India . After visiting the louts return to your hotel.