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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.

Old Delhi Temples and Spiritual Sites Private 6-Hour Tour

2. 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: 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.

Old Delhi: Walking Tour with Akshardham Light & Water Show

4. 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.

Delhi: Half-Day Tour of the Temples

5. 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 124 reviews

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

Great tour with amazing tour guide Riyaz. Covered a lot of ground in Delhi efficiently and learned a lot along the way. Would definitely recommend to other travelers!

Amazing experience from start to finish. A wonderful start to my Indian trip. Witnessing its magnificent beauty in the day and nighttime was life changing!

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

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