Day trip

Old and New Delhi: 8-Hour Private Highlights Tour

Activity provider: Delight Tours

Old and New Delhi: 8-Hour Private Highlights Tour

Activity provider: Delight Tours
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Embark on a full-day tour of New and Old Delhi to discover the highlights of India's capital city. Amble down the city's most bustling streets. Gaze at buildings with untold religious significance.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Russian
Pickup optional
Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel.
Wheelchair accessible


  • Explore the 2 main sections of India's capital, New and Old Delhi
  • Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the streets of Chandni Chowk
  • Admire the 17th-century Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque
  • Swing by the Presidential House and Parliament
Full description
Your full-day tour of India’s capital begins with the historic portion of the city, Old Delhi. After pickup from your hotel, set off towards the Red Fort, which was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who also built the Taj Mahal. Afterwards, you’ll weave through the bustling shopping area of Chandni Chowk by rickshaw, ending up at the Jama Masjid, a 17th-century mosque that is the largest in India. After stopping for an authentic local lunch, you’ll head into New Delhi, visiting the Qutub Minar, the world’s tallest brick minaret, before stopping at the Tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. Next it’s off to the India Gate, a memorial to the Indian soldiers who died during World War I, before heading to the Lotus Temple, elegantly designed in the shape of a lotus flower.  To cap things off you’ll drive past the Presidential House and the Parliament Buildings before being driven back to your accommodation.
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Transport via air-conditioned car with driver
  • Live tour guide
  • Monument entrance tickets (if option booked).
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Bottled mineral water
  • All taxes
  • Food or drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses

Not allowed

  • Shorts

Know before you go

  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Please note that if you select a start time later than 11:00 AM, you will only be able to cover New Delhi portion of the tour: India Gate, Parliament House, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, and Lotus Temple
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 252 reviews

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Although we booked the tour at 6 am in the morning, Delight Tour organized everything before we arrived at 10am at the airport. With limited time, we had a comprehensive tour with Old and New Delhi and a great overview with the major highlights. Thanks for the organization and the tour guide and driver that worked out nicely.

August 12, 2022

Gautam and Mehar were excellent guides; and I enjoyed my tour around old and New Delhi with them. Definitely recommend getting a driver if it’s your first time in Delhi. The car was clean and comfy, and it was nice to be able to walk around each of the areas with someone local (especially Chandi Chowk). The guide and driver were knowledgeable and friendly people, and they were flexible when I asked to also see Lodi Gardens (which was not in the set itinerary). We finished 2 hours early because I started at 7:30am so we avoided the traffic and the itinerary did not take as long. So if you take an early tour, you should feel free to stay longer at the sites!

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August 11, 2022

Amazing trip to Delhi - especially the riksha ride in Old Delhi was a breathtaking experience. Our guide Asam was super friendly, helpful, shared lots of information on the history of Delhi and India and planned the tour individually for us. Would definitely recommend the tour if visiting Delhi! Thanks Asam, for making this day so memorable and special!

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August 6, 2022

Product ID: 98637