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From Delhi: Sunrise Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Private Tour

1. From Delhi: Sunrise Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Private Tour

Your day will begin early at 3:00AM, when you are picked up from your hotel in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, or the airport. You will then drive to Agra, enjoying a peaceful 3-hour ride in your own private air-conditioned car. You will arrive to Agra at 6:00AM, at which point you will meet with you tour guide before proceeding to visit the Taj Mahal. You will explore the Taj Mahal whilst enjoying its sunrise views, spending around 2-3 hours in the mausoleum. After visiting the Taj Mahal, your next monument will be Agra Fort, which was built by the Great Mughal Emperor "Akbar". Here, you will spend around 1 hour in the building. After visiting Agra Fort, you will proceed for breakfast break at 5 Star Hotel, where you will be able to enjoy some food and relax. Next, if you are not in a hurry and also want to explore another site, you can visit Itimad-Ud-Daulah (Baby Taj). Here you can explore the rear view of the Taj Mahal, as it casts its shadow on the river Yamuna. At 10:00AM you will drive back to New Delhi, and at 1:00PM you will arrive back at your point of origin/Delhi Airport.

From Delhi: Day Trip to Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Baby Taj

2. From Delhi: Day Trip to Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Baby Taj

Following pickup from any desired location in Delhi, Gurugram or Noida, proceed to Agra in a climate controlled, private car. Visit some of India's most well known destinations with the ease and comfort of a private driver and guide.  Upon arrival at the Taj Mahal, your guide will join you and handover the tickets for entry to the infamous Taj Mahal. Spend as much time as you like exploring this impressive example of Mughal architecture. Head to Agra Fort, and enjoy a guided tour of 1-hour before lunch at the Courtyard by Marriott. Taste a freshly prepared lunch in 5 star surroundings. After Lunch, visit the Baby Taj an exquisite tomb constructed centuries ago.  Following your day of exploration, your driver will return you to Delhi, back where you began.

Old and New Delhi: 8-Hour Private City Tour

3. Old and New Delhi: 8-Hour Private City Tour

Start the day with pickup in a private car from your hotel. This tour can be customized according to your specific interests and hobbies, or the areas that you want to explore.  In Old Delhi, the top places to visit are the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and the Spice Market. You may also like to take a ride in a local rickshaw. In New Delhi, visit Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, the Lotus Temple, India Gate, the Agrasen ki Baoli step, and Raj Ghat. Drive past the presidential residence and parliament house.  In both Old Delhi and New Delhi, you'll gain fascinating insights into daily local life and you'll learn about the history and culture of India.  If you'd like to learn even more about Delhi, you may choose the option of a guided tour. Your private guide will accompany you on your trip alongside your driver to explain the history of the sites you visit. Choose the tour option with included entry tickets for maximum convenience during your adventure.

Old Delhi Street Food Tasting Tour

4. Old Delhi Street Food Tasting Tour

Sample the unique street food of Delhi on an immersive tasting tour with a local guide. Meet a selection of hand-picked street vendors in Old Delhi, all selected for their excellent hygiene and tasty dishes. Try local specialties such as chole bhature (fried bread) from the Punjab and dahi vada (fried flour balls in thick yoghurt). Sample a tasty aloo chat (fried potatoes with spices and chutney) and some delicious parathas (flatbreads). Cool your palate with a lassi and indulge your sweet tooth with some sugar-soaked jalebis, the local equivalent of rice pudding or bread and butter pudding.  Meat eaters can try some tasty fried chicken, while vegetarians will be in heaven in the bustling Matia Mahal neighborhood. Learn about Delhi’s historic walled city as you travel by rickshaw. Soak up the hustle and bustle of everyday life on the narrow streets, discover the largest spice market in Asia, and stop to admire the imposing Jama Masjid.

Delhi: Street Art, Ancient Stepwell and South Indian Lunch

5. Delhi: Street Art, Ancient Stepwell and South Indian Lunch

Explore some of the hippest places in Delhi on this immersive tour. Discover the best street art in Delhi and listen to insights about the local art and architecture scene from your guide. Delhi has fast become a hub of street art, and some real artists have made the walls of Delhi their canvas. From gender inequality and deforestation to sci-fi fantasies and famous characters, Delhi’s walls speak a new language now.  Your storyteller guide will complement your experience by telling you interesting facts and trivia about Delhi, as well as food, street art and photography more generally.  You'll also visit a centuries-old stepwell in the heart of the capital. End the tour with a food stop at a famous South Indian restaurant to enjoy a Dosa lunch and filter coffee.

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

6. 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 and New Delhi: 8-Hour Private Highlights Tour

7. Old and New Delhi: 8-Hour Private Highlights Tour

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.

Delhi: Heritage Photography Tour

8. Delhi: Heritage Photography Tour

Delhi is indeed a photographer’s heaven, with every photographer both amateur and professional alike wanting to visit at least once throughout their lives. It is filled with captivating scenery, and is one of the most colorful and lively areas of the world. Throughout this walking tour your guides will aim to help you explore the best photography points in Delhi which are unknown to major tourists. These will be locations which you would easily miss if you were exploring the city on our own. You'll discover sites such as the Safdarjung Tomb and the Muhammad Shah Sayyid Tomb, which displays relics from Delhi's history. Following that you will encounter Lodhi Garden, the loveliest park in the city of Delhi and the best place to capture nature, architecture, and different varieties of trees and flowers. You'll then pass through centuries-old buildings, wide lanes, embassies of different countries, and the 15th-century Bara Gumbad tomb and mosque, before using the Athpula Bridge to cross a lake. Towards the end of your tour, visit the Shish Gumbad, the last lineage of the Lodhi Dynasty, as well as the Rose Garden and the Sikandar Lodi Tomb. You'll finish by exploring some Lodhi street art, which uses painted walls to showcase diverse graffiti themes such as nature, the origin of the world, and life and death.

3-Hour Old Delhi Heritage Walking Tour With Rickshaw Ride

9. 3-Hour Old Delhi Heritage Walking Tour With Rickshaw Ride

Benefit from a pick-up by a local guide and walk to the nearest metro station to start your tour of Old Delhi. If your hotel is far from the metro station, your guide will pick you up by tuk-tuk and take you to the station. Explore the Red Fort, spread over 255 acres, connecting Old and New Delhi. Built in 1648, this Fort has royal residences, sections for public audiences used by Mughal emperors and fountains. Learn the history of Shah Jahan, who also commissioned the Taj Mahal in Agra, and admire the architecture of an era gone-by. Ride the metro to experience Delhi's lifeline first hand. Upon arrival in Old Delhi, stroll the streets to discover the heritage buildings and watch the lifestyle and culture come to life. Go to the Jama Masjid mosque, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656. Dive down the lanes of Old Delhi to visit the bazaars, where your guide will share ancient stories. Stop on one of Old Delhi's most famous streets to taste an Indian paratha flatbread, commonly served as a snack. Go to one of the city's gurudwara (Sikh temples), and then travel by cycle rickshaw to the spice market to get an insight into the produce on sale. 

Delhi: 3-hour Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride and Guided Tour

10. Delhi: 3-hour Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride and Guided Tour

Embark on an amazing and fun journey to Old Delhi on this 3-hour rickshaw tour. Experience the best of India and its age-old traditions. Your tour will begin with the guide picking you up from your hotel, following which you will take the metro to Old Delhi. After reaching Old Delhi, hop on a rickshaw and soak up the lifestyle and culture of this colorful country, visiting historic markets like the jewelry market of Chandni Chowk. Following that, head towards the grand Jama Masjid (India’s second-largest mosque), built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan.  Make your way to the most colorful lane in old Delhi, Kinari Bazaar and stop for a quick snack break and sample parantha (stuffed flatbread) at a 150-year-old restaurant. After this delicious break, you'll head to the beautiful Gurudwara (a Sikh temple) where you will learn about the selfless and humanitarian services of the community kitchen. Last but not least, check out the spice market (Asia’s largest) where you can learn about the wonderful world of spices whilst learning about their health benefits.

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What people are saying about New Delhi

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 231 reviews

My daughter and I had a wonderful experience with this company and want to praise our knowledgeable guide Gautam and our skilled driver Prakash. We were interested in seeing the major sites such as the Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, and the National Museum. Particularly with respect to the Qutab Minar, our guide Gautam helped us to understand the various timeframes during which the complex was built. We also really appreciated the flexibility of this tour; we were quite jet-lagged and chose to go to a few different sites other than those listed on the itinerary and we were readily accommodated. We highly recommend this service and couldn’t be more pleased.

Marvellous, magical experience! Spectacular Taj Mahal goes along with brilliant guide Rafeeq. That young man knows everything about Taj Mahal, plus many interesting stories and secrets of this fantastic place. Rafeeq is absolutely perfect guide for absolutely perfect place. My driver Balbeer was perfect too, very pleasant man with excellent and clean car. All the best, my warmest recommendation!

A really enjoyable food tour with Stanley. We learned about the food, the area, the history of Old Delhi and Stanley was on hand to answer all our questions. We’d definitely recommend Stanley and this most interesting and informative tour.

Rafeeq was an amazing guide he was very knowledgeable he made the tour a unique and memorable experience very good history of the area amazing photography i really enjoyed i highly recommended this tour thanks

I am very happy with this tour I i highly recommended this tour thanks for everything