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Akshardham: Exhibition, Light and Water Show with Transfers

1. Akshardham: Exhibition, Light and Water Show with Transfers

Start your journey with the hotel pick-up in a private cab at your desired time. Drive to the Akshardham temple where architects have achieved the zenith of carving to induce life in every piece of stone. Take a post visit to the Akshardham Temple to see the Exhibition Section comprised of 3 parts. The first is Sahajanand Darshan: Hall of Values - Experience timeless messages of Hindu culture presented in this exhibition. It contains a series of exhibits, each one giving a fresh experience, a new message and a novel presentation. These exhibits portray values like non‐violence, perseverance, prayers, morality, and family harmony using different multimedia technologies like audio‐animatronic figures, immersive projections and 3‐D dioramas. The second is Neelkanth Darshan: Large Format Film - At Akshardham’s giant screen theater, visitors become engrossed in Neelkanth Yatra. Here, on a screen 85 feet wide and 65 feet tall, the audience follows a young Neelkanth Varni on an epic trek across the Indian subcontinent. From the icy peaks in the northern Himalayas to the warm beaches of southern India, follow Neelkanth as he traverses 12,000 kilometers across the length and breadth of India. Be reminded of the value of sacrifice and service, the wisdom of the eternal soul, and the power of faith.  Lastly, the Sanskruti Darshan:Cultural Boat Ride - Board a boat and sail through thousands of years of ancient Indian history. Experience the lifestyle of the Vedic era. Pass through the oldest university and watch an eye surgery happening more than a thousand years ago. This 12 minute boat ride presents some of India’s important contributions to the world.

Delhi: Full-Day Qutb Minar, Old and New Delhi Private Tour

2. Delhi: Full-Day Qutb Minar, Old and New Delhi Private Tour

Benefit from pick-up at a location of your choice in Delhi by arrangement, and explore India's capital from the comfort of a private, air-conditioned car. Admire the monuments of Old Delhi, such as the Mughal mosque of Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque, built by Shah Jahan in 1656 at the height of Mughal power. You can also explore the Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, famous for its ornate carvings that depict Hindu deities. Admire the onion domes of the Red Fort opposite the mosque, before taking off your shoes to look inside. See the Memorial to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat. Then, drive past the government buildings of New Delhi, including India Gate, the Presidential Residence (Rashtrapati Bhavan) and Parliament House (Sansad Bhawan). Admire the commemorative tower of the Qutb Minar, built by Allauddin Khilji in the 13th century. Look closely as it towers up 5 levels, each clearly distinguished by a projecting balcony. Next, go to Humayun's Tomb on Mathura Road. Built in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum, wife of the second Mughal Emperor, the tomb displays Mughal characteristics of high arches and double domes and is considered to be the forerunner of the Taj Mahal. See the flowerlike Lotus Temple, also known as the Bahai Temple, completed in 1986 and notable for its extraordinary 27 free-standing marble-clad "petals."

Old Delhi Temples and Spiritual Sites Private 6-Hour Tour

3. Old Delhi Temples and Spiritual Sites Private 6-Hour Tour

Start this commendable tour firstly by visiting 17th century ‘Jama Mosque’. Then, gear up for a tuk-tuk ride to the Asia’s largest spice market known as ‘Chandni Chowk’. Afterwards this visit one of the biggest Hindu temples known as ‘Swaminarayan Akshardham’ Later, you will head to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, a famous Sikh shrine which offers food (Lungar) 24/7. After this, stop for lunch and then move to the Lotus temple, known as the 21st century Taj Mahal. Pass by ‘the presidential house’, known to be the second biggest after Quirinal Palace in Italy and ‘India Gate’, which is a war memorial of India. In the end, with the lifetime experience of the spirituality of Delhi, head back towards the hotel or airport as per your preference.

Delhi: Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple Evening Show

4. Delhi: Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple Evening Show

You will be picked up by your driver from your accommodation in New Delhi before heading to the Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple. The temple is dedicated to Bhagwan Swaminarayan, and reflects the beauty and spirituality of India’s ancient art, culture and architecture. The water show is a breathtaking 15-minute presentation called "The Cycle of Life" and depicts the cycle of birth, life and death, as mentioned in Indian mythology. Admire the different colored water fountains and lasers with a powerful soundtrack of music to accompany them. Then, relax on your drive back to New Delhi, and finally be dropped off back at your hotel.

Delhi: Customized Private Day Tour with Transfer Service

5. Delhi: Customized Private Day Tour with Transfer Service

Begin your 8-hour customized tour of Delhi with a pickup at your hotel. Enjoy exploring both the old and new cities in the comfort of a private vehicle as your local guide gives you recommendations of sites to visit throughout the day. See examples of Mughal architecture such as the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and Humayun’s Tomb. Take a walk past the heritage buildings of Old Delhi. Explore a local market and enjoy tastes of local Indian cuisine. If you like you can visit famous temples in Delhi, such as the Akshardham Temple, the Lotus Temple, and the Monkey Temple. Get insight into the life of Mahatma Gandhi by visiting the Birla House where Gandhi Ji spent his last days.

1 Day Delhi 1 Day Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi by Car

6. 1 Day Delhi 1 Day Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi by Car

Discover some of India's most iconic monuments over 2 days with the help of a private driver and guide. Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad or Ghaziabad and travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned car. Day 1: Visit the famous monuments and government buildings of both Old Delhi and New Delhi such as: Gandhi Smriti, Humayun’s Tomb, Akshardham, Presidential house, Jama Masjid, Chandni chowk, India Gate, Parliament House, and Qutub Minar. Depart on a 3.5-hour journey to Agra in the evening. Day 2: Wake early to watch the sunrise over the majestic Taj Mahal. Explore the spectacular marble mausoleum from the outside and inside. Return to your hotel for breakfast and check out before going to the Red Fort. After, return to Delhi.

Old and New Delhi: Full-Day Guided Tour with Transfers

7. Old and New Delhi: Full-Day Guided Tour with Transfers

After hotel pick-up, drive through Old Delhi to visit the Jama Masjid - India’s biggest mosque. Then, follow your guide on foot through the city's busy streets while they give you a brief introduction to Old Delhi. Afterwards, take a rickshaw to the Spice Market and experience one of India’s biggest spice markets. Next, drive to Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Travel to Akshardham Temple, a Hindu temple complex displaying traditional Hindu and Indian culture. Walk to the temple's food court and enjoy a traditional Indian lunch. Then, drive to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, one of the most important Sikh places of worship in Delhi. Admire the temple's pool, known as the Sarovar.  See the Agrasen ki Baoli, India Gate and President’s House, then head to Qutub Minar. Admire this UNESCO World Heritage site and world's tallest minar (tower).

From Delhi Airport: Guided Layover Delhi City Tour

8. From Delhi Airport: Guided Layover Delhi City Tour

Start your tour with a pickup from Delhi Airport where your driver and guide will welcome you. Look out for a sign with your name on it.   Head to the sightseeing of Delhi City after your arrival. Discover monuments like Qutub Minar, India Gate (photo stop), Parliament House (drive past), Humayun Tomb, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Lotus Temple, Lodhi Garden, and Akshardham Temple.  Have a meal break in between you want. After the sightseeing tour, you will return to Delhi Airport.

Delhi: Old and New Delhi Private Tour with Optional Lunch

9. Delhi: Old and New Delhi Private Tour with Optional Lunch

Delhi is the heart of India. And, as the saying goes, “Delhi is all about hearts” makes this city a destination. The city has hundreds of years of political rulers as Mughals and Britishers, who came to India for something and stayed. Delhi is a city that has the Indira Gandhi International Airport to connect to the world and vice-e-versa. Today, it is a metro city and having the past and present in its every corner. Hello India Tour will meet you at the set location place for the Same Day Old, and New Delhi Tour that begins at 8:30 am. From shopping, touring to spoiling yourself with multi-cuisine, Delhi has everything to offer its traveler. The India Gate, Jama Masjid, Akshardham Temple, the Lotus Temple, the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb are landmarks to be visited. Walk through the lanes of Chandni Chowk to the tasteful shopping centers of Saket to the eating joints of Hauz Khas Village. --------- Below is your itinerary for the tour and it is subjective to modify as per the flights. __________________________________________________________________ At 08:30 am: Visit Humayun’s tomb and Jama Masjid Our designated guide will take you around the city to visit Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's commemoration. And meters from there, the biggest mosque in India, Jama Masjid is the next stop. This tour will let you explore the Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb, Red Fort, and Jantar Mantar. At 1:30 pm: Lunch Delhi is the place where you can eat anything in each lane of the city because there is always something cooking around the road and the market and you will appreciate the multi-cuisine offered. You will get the chance to taste the best North Indian and Mughlai food. After a break, you will continue your tour. At 2:30 pm: Historical Buildings Now, the chauffeur will drive down through Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate, Teen Murti Bhawan, Indira Gandhi Memorial, Gandhi Smriti, and Purana Quila. You can watch Light and Sound show in Purana Quila which begins at 7.00 pm. At 6:30 pm: The New and Old Delhi Culture You will be driving down the Connaught Place, Chandni Chowk where you can explore the old Delhi culture which is unmatchable. There are different spots also you can visit in Delhi are Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple, world’s largest Hindu temple. The Same Day Old and New Delhi Tour from Hello India Tour will showcase India, its way of life and customs. Delhi is not just about the historical facts and figures; it is more than what it seems to the new person. For visitors, this visit will make a grand adventure. Tour Highlights: The lunch and guide as requested language are offered, and the tour will take around 12 hours.

Delhi: Half-Day Tour of the Temples

10. Delhi: Half-Day Tour of the Temples

Dive into India’s culture with the help of a professional English-speaking guide. The adventure begins with pickup from your Delhi hotel at 9:00 AM, where you will first be taken to Old Delhi for a visit of the Jain Temple. Learn about the culture of Jainism and take a look at the temple's unique charitable bird hospital before continuing on to enjoy the striking architecture of the Lakshmi Narayan. Famously known as Birla Temple, this historic sight was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi and is a must-see while in Delhi.   Next stop is at the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, known for being Delhi’s largest Gurudwara (Sikh temple). Take a sneak peak into the lives of the Sikhs, and catch a glimpse of the Langar Service (community kitchen), which serves food for thousands of people everyday.  Another highlight of the tour is the Lotus Temple, where guests can learn about the Bahai faith. This temple was voted as one of the most visited sites around the world and once you see it you’ll know why — made of white marble from Penteli Mountain in Greece and surrounded by ponds and gardens, this site is recognized worldwide for its unique structure and beauty.   The tour concludes at Akshardham Temple, noted in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the largest Hindu temple in the world. Admire the grandeur of the temples, learn the history, and travel back in time, all with the comfort of air-conditioned transfers and a professional guide.

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What people are saying about Akshardham

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 699 reviews

I had 10 hours layover in Delhi airport and these guys provided me a tour with not only the most popular touristic places, but also we had an opportunity to visit Old Delhi by tuktuk! Driver Mr. Ravi was great and nice to talk, guide Mr. Vikas was friendly and informative - now I know a lot about New and Old Delhi. Mr. Moin Ashraf took a very good care since booking was done until arrival to Delhi and provided me with all the information I needed. Great job guys, see you next time!

Really great trip - absolute star of a guide who had excellent knowledge of wherever I wanted to go, and a super flexible and friendly driver who made sure we made it everywhere safely and comfortably. Being fully customisable, I was able to speak with the guide to see exactly what I wanted, and he even threw in a few extra gems when he started to get a feel for what I was looking for. Would definitely recommend!!

Excellent tour of Old and New Delhi. Our Guide was very flexible and sensitive to our needs. We were able to cover pretty much the whole of Delhi within a day and it was a rich experience. I recommend this tour 100% for your next trip to Delhi.

It was great to explore the city and understand the culture closer.Special thanks to Mr. Manısh Yadav (very experienced quide) and Mr. Faeem( driver) for this safe travel …time passed so fast and good memories left to me.☀️☺️

Ankur from keeper landwey was a great guide, entertaining and made the Taj Mahal tour very enjoyable. As a solo woman traveler, I felt safe and comfortable throughout