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Old Delhi Temples and Spiritual Sites Private 6-Hour Tour

1. 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.

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Akshardham: Exhibition, Light and Water Show with Transfers

2. 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.

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Delhi: Full Day Temples Tour with Transfers

3. Delhi: Full Day Temples Tour with Transfers

Start your Journey with a hotel pick-up at your desired time where your Driver/Guide will await you. Your First port of call is the Monkey Temple known as Hanuman Temple, the oldest of its kind, where monkeys can still be seen swinging around outside. Learn about the history of the temple where your guide will brief you.  You will stay here for around 20 minutes. The next drive is to Bangla Sahib Sikh Temple, near to Hanuman Temple. Learn about the history of the Sikh religion and visit the kitchen section to see how food is prepared for the masses.  You will stay here for 40 Minutes. After that you will go to the Laxmi Narayan Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Laxmi. Learn about the Hindu religion and customs in different parts of the world. Your guide will also tell you about this place during the 35 minutes at this place. Then it's off to Iskcon Temple,  known as Vaishnav Temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Parthasarathi.  Thereafter you will drive to Lotus Temple, also known as Bahai’s House of worship, which is one of a kind. Visit the Prayer hall and worship in your own style, and enjoy the beautiful marble and architecture of the temple. You will stay here for 30 minutes. You will then be ready to head for lunch (Own Expense). Your last destination is Akshardham Temple, where architects have achieved the zenith of carving to induce life in every piece of stone. The Akshardham Temple was officially opened in 2005 by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. You will stay at Akshardham temple for about one hour. Your tour then ends with the drop off at the hotel.

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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.

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Old Delhi: Walking Tour with Akshardham Light & Water Show

5. Old Delhi: Walking Tour with Akshardham Light & Water Show

Start your exciting tour of Old Delhi with pickup from your hotel. Meet your guide and set off to explore the old part of the city together starting with the Jama Masjid Mosque. Find out about how it is India’s 2nd-largest mosque and was built by the Mughal emperor Shahjahan, in the 17th century. After exploring this gorgeous monument head into the narrow lanes of Old Delhi and learn about the culture and history of the district. Next, stop for a quick snack break of local delicacies including paratha (Indian Flatbread) at one of the oldest eateries in town. After filling your belly, head over to Gurudwara Sikh Temple. Learn a bit about the beauty and selfless devotion of Sikh culture in India as you bask in the spiritual atmosphere of the site. After this, take a rickshaw ride to the spice market of Delhi which is the largest in Asia. Get familiar with the world of spices and herbs and find out more about their medicinal properties and beauty benefits. Then, depart Old Delhi and move to Akshardham in the evening. Marvel at this spiritual-cultural complex that contains the largest Hindu temple in the World. Finally, witness the stunning light and sound show at the temple and let the beauty of place take over your senses. At the end of the show, get dropped-off back at your hotel where your memorable day of sightseeing concludes.

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

6. 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).

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From Delhi Airport: Guided Layover Delhi City Tour

7. 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.

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What people are saying about Akshardham

We book this trip and added few places for extra bucks (the company made it possible for us) The pick up was on time, the driver (Arun) met us at the hotel lobby. Then we met our five stars guide (Lareb). We first hopped on to the rickshaw and went to Jama Masjid. We made a quick fun ride around Jama Masjid Street. After that we went to this beautiful Akshardham Temple. After that we went to Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple and finished off at Qutub Minar. Our guide gave us many useful and interesting knowledge (he also very good with photography skill!!) This trip was possible thank to Lareb our guide and Arun our driver. Would recommend to my friends when I get back

We had a great time with our guide, Lareb. He was able to take us to all the places we were interested around the city

My guide Sunil was very patience. I can recommend him very much. He spend me a hot drink and was very attentive.

personal attention and customer itinerary. professional, knowledgeable and overall great experience

A very enjoyable evening, the light and water show was great.