There is a lot in Delhi that comes together to make it what it is. While a day certainly isn’t enough to take in its entire heritage & culture, to shop, play golf or eat out, but sometimes, a day is all you have to spare. If you haven’t already decided what you would like to do, you can discuss your interests with us. We can work out a full day or half day tour in an air-conditioned car with a reliable driver, putting together a couple of locations for you to visit, to ensure you have a memorable day in a hassle free way
HERITAGE SITES GUIDED TOUR
Qutab Minar: Qutab Minar is an amazing piece of heritage monument very close to The Estate, built in the 12th century, it is the tallest brick minaret in the world
Humayun Tomb– Built in typical Mughal style, this red sandstone mausoleum encases the last mortal remains of the Mughal emperor, Humayun.
India Gate – The best war memorial in India built to commemorate the fallen heroes who lost their lives fighting for the British during the First World War. Designed by Edwin Lutyens, the monument bears the name of 13,516 Indian and British soldiers who lost their lives in the Afghan war in the year 1919.
Purana Quila – This old but wonderful fort has been a witness to some of the greatest events in the history of India.
Red Fort – Built by the then Mughal emperor Shah Jahan more than 350 years ago, Red Fort, popularly called Lal Quila, reflects the true grandeur of the Mughal court.
TEMPLES TO SEE IN DELHI
Lotus Temple: The temple is built in a flowerlike shape and is an architectural delight.
ISCKON Temple: The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and was built by the Hare-Rama Hare-Krishna followers in 1998. Its attractions are the evening traditional Aarti, and its in-house vegetarian restaurant
Chhatarpur Temple : This is one of the largest and most popular Hindu temples of the capital and is a short drive away from the BnB.
Akshardham Temple: Sitting on the banks of river Yamuna, the temple is a stunning blend of temple architectural styles from across India.
Delhi by Metro – An inside look at New Delhi and Old Delhi
A guided metro tour can cover both New Delhi and Old Delhi. Starting at Connaught Place , covering ‘Lutyens Delhi’ and the President’s House, or Old Delhi, where you will experience the bustle of Dariba Kalan (the silver market) and go past Jama Masjid , India’s largest mosque
Agra houses one of Seven Wonders of the World,- “The Taj Mahal”.
Close to Agra is Fatehpur Sikri with its immaculately preserved inner citadel. This was Akbar’s capital for approximately 12 years but today is a phantom city.
Leave the BNB at 7am in a comfortable air conditioned car to reach the Taj Mahal by around 10 am. Wholesome breakfast boxes can be packed for you to have in the car which could include Juice, Boiled Egg, Croissant, Fresh Fruit, Butter/Cheese/Jam, Sandwiches or Choice of parathas (Indian Flat bread with stuffing of potatoes & onions)
You see the Taj Mahal &Agra Fort and leave by 5pm to get back into Delhi and reach the BnB in time for a hot dinner.
HOP ON- HOP OFF BUS TOUR
The hop-on, hop-off service — more popularly known as Hoho bus are arranged by the Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation. Tourists can hop on and hop off at any of the stops along the way according to their convenience. These buses will ply at half-an-hour intervals from 8am to 8pm every day. Tickets have been priced at Rs 300 for adults and Rs 150 for children.
SET ASIDE A DAY FOR GOLF
If you are looking for a day of Golf, Delhi offers incredible opportunities for golf lovers. Those not too far from the BnB and permitting ‘pay and play’ are listed here
Qutab Golf Course– This is the first public Golf Course in India. With the Qutub Minar in its backdrop, it is considered a haven for beginners.
Classic Golf Resort Gurgaon –This is a magnificent facility with two courses – an 18-hole Championship Course, and a 9-hole Canyon Course
Golden Greens Golf– Spread over 275 acres of land, this lush green meandering course is 25kms away from the airport.
SOUND & LIGHT SHOW AT RED FORT
Delhi Tourism puts on a spectacular sound and light show at the Purana Qila using cutting- edge projection and 3D in parts to bring the city’s tumultuous history come alive. Special effects & interspersed dances are used to tell the city’s 5000 year old story. The tales of destruction and resurrection of the city makes this a hauntingly unforgettable experience.