Delhi, the city that belongs to two different eras. Delhi remains an enigma to many travellers. While New Delhi can safely be called a contemporary city that has all the modern trappings; Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a maze of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and magnificent mosques. The colonial influence in architecture, the beautiful tree lined roads with sprawling bungalows on either side and the imposing government buildings that stand tall after decades of use make Delhi a travellers paradise.
The central location of Delhi in India has for centuries favoured it in serving as the capital for many empires. It is still the seat of power and one of the largest cities in the world. With us, you can discover this city which is a perfect blend of fascinating museums, art galleries, architectural wonders, mouth watering cuisine, bustling markets, majestic monuments, a vivacious performing-arts scene and a good sprinkling of the modern fashion industry.
The Golden Triangle tour starts from the capital region of Delhi. This old city is known to have been the capital of many empires before finally being declared the capital of India in 1947. Delhi is the cultural melting pot of India for the varied styles of architecture, the cuisine and a place where the modern world beautifully merges with the old. Visit the India Gate, Rajpath and the winding lanes and by lanes of Old Delhi with the silver and spice shops. From the Parliament House to the Modern Art Museum, Delhi swings between the old world charm to the contemporary. 200 km south of Delhi stands Agra, on the banks of the river Yamuna. This historical city boasts of being the Mughal capital of India and nests within its folds the most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites; the majestic Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, the epitome of architecture built in the name of love, and Fatehpur Sikri, a city built by Akbar in red sand stone. Jaipur, also called the Pink City for the colour of many of its buildings is the next jewel visited. The palaces, forts and the markets of Jaipur are legendary, and you also get to enjoy an exciting elephant back ride to Amer Fort! The City Palace, Jantar Mantar and the Hawa Mahal are resplendent in their architectural feat and beauty.
Walking is one of the best ways to explore and satisfy your travel lust, especially in a city that is as old as Delhi. Known for its architecture, night life, cuisine, and bazaars amongst other things, this private Walking Tour of Old Delhi is an eye opener to the myriad experiences that this old city haven has to offer. An experienced and expert guide will lead you, providing interesting and historical insight to this ancient city. Delhi being the capital of many different dynasties is a delight for a lover of old-worldly architectural styles. The private mansions, or ‘Havelis’ as called by the populace are magnificent and perfect for capturing on camera. Wander through the spice market, the ‘Chor- Bazaar’ and sample the mouth watering street food if you like! Your guide will entertain you with stories about the city and the history of the monuments you visit. Absorb the beat and the spirit of the city as you walk through the lanes immersed in history and culture that radiates out of the lifestyle you'll witness around you.