A perfect combination of modernity and heritage, Delhi is the capital city of India. It is also the second-largest city by population after Mumbai. Recently placed as the third best capital of the world in terms of a holiday, it is certainly one of the popular tourist destinations in India you must visit. On your one-day sightseeing trip to Delhi, you can explore the incredible wonders of the capital city comfortably in a private rental cab.
This charming city is a hub of commercial and political activities. It lures tourists with its rich art and culture. With vivid marketplaces, commendable history, and delicious varieties of cuisine, there is much more to Delhi than just what meets the eye.
From visiting the majestic historical monuments and structures to purchasing a wide variety of items, you can spend a day full of fun activities in the city. Walk into one of the city’s museums to understand the vibrant character of the city and the spirit of the country. Indulge in lavish meals at the country’s best hotels or gorge on the lip-smacking street food at the local food stalls to tantalize your taste buds.
A quick one-day sightseeing trip to Delhi by a private cab will allow you to explore the city at leisure. You can pick from plenty of sightseeing options and spend your day enjoying the best of India’s capital. Moreover, you can drench yourself in the amazing history of the region, enjoy breathtaking views of its magnificent monuments, experience the fast-paced metropolitan lifestyle, and experiment with the widest variety of food. Literature festivals, theatrical plays, cultural shows, and food festivals are among the offbeat things to try in Delhi.
Snapshot of 1 Day New Delhi Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car
- Full Day Delhi Local Sightseeing Tour
- Fixed Itinerary
- Sightseeing Places Covered – Akshardham Temple, Red Fort, Chandni Chowk Market, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Lotus Temple, and Qutub Minar.
- Trip Starts at 9:00 AM
- Trip Ends at 5:30 PM
- Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Delhi Hotel
- Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals
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Package Glimpse of One Day New Delhi Sightseeing Tour by Cab
The alluring city of Delhi offers you myriad alternatives to satisfy your wanderlust. We will pick you up from your accommodation in the city and take you around in a comfortable car. Delhi is a traveler’s paradise with markets for shoppers, temples for spiritual seekers, monuments for history buffs, parks for nature lovers, and eateries for foodies. It doesn’t disappoint anyone due to its seamless blend of fun and frolic activities suitable for all budgets and age groups.
We will start our Delhi sightseeing tour with a visit to the Akshardham Temple. The majestic temple has a serene vibe and is sure to calm you from within. After offering prayers at the temple, we will head to the Red Fort. The imposing structure is a major landmark of the city and holds much political relevance even today.
Next, we head to the bustling Chandni Chowk Market. A shopper’s haven this marketplace has everything you could ask for. After spending hours shopping and gorging on drool-worthy street food, we will head out to the iconic India Gate. The pride of Delhi, India Gate is a majestic archway that gives you a truly patriotic feel. We will also visit the elegant Rashtrapati Bhawan before heading to another major monument.
The pristine Lotus Temple will be our next stop where you will experience the unique amalgamation of all religions as you notice its beautiful architecture. Your same day Delhi darshan tour will end with a visit to the Qutub Minar. You can admire the beauty of the minaret and its surroundings before heading home. Our cab will drop you at your accommodation at the end of your one day Delhi sightseeing trip.
Itinerary for your One Day Delhi Local Sightseeing Trip
Pickup from your Delhi Hotel at 9:00 AM
|Akshardham Temple||60 mins|
|Red Fort||80 mins|
|Chandni Chowk Market||40 mins|
|India Gate||40 mins|
|Rashtrapati Bhavan||30 mins|
|Lotus Temple||40 mins|
|Qutub Minar||50 mins|
Drop at your Delhi Hotel by 5:30 PM
NOTE: You can visit all these places in Delhi or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Delhi fixed itinerary package.
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What is Included in 1 Day Delhi City Tour Package?
- Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home in New Delhi
- Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
- Driver Batta
- Parking charges
- Toll gate charges
What is Excluded in 1 Day New Delhi Sightseeing Package?
- Entry fee for tourist attractions in Delhi
- Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
- Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
- Lodging / Accommodation
- Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
- Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
What to see! A Quick Guide to Delhi Sightseeing Tour by Taxi
Delhi is a city with unique and thrilling experiences around every corner. The city is equally modern and rustic, each era balancing the other beautifully. From cultural and historical dives to recreation, there are a plethora of opportunities to enjoy a one day sightseeing trip in Delhi. On a day out in the city, you can visit these most prominent tourist attractions of Delhi to capture the essence of its past and present:
1. Akshardham Temple
Akshardham Temple is a famous tourist destination in Delhi. Exuding devotion, purity, and peace, the name of the temple literally translates to ‘the divine abode of God’. The Guinness Book of World Records hails it as the world’s largest comprehensive Hindu temple.
Located on the banks of the river Yamuna, Akshardham Temple in Delhi opened its gates to tourists and devotees in the year 2005. Made of Rajasthani red stones and Italian Carrara marble, it presents a unique contrasting beauty. The temple complex is also a cultural and spiritual campus. It hosts various kinds of exhibitions and activities related to the Hindu religion and harmony.
Although it is dedicated to Swaminarayan, you can find idols of gods, great saints, and avatars of Hindu Gods. You can thus find the idols of Krishna and Radha, Rama and Sita, Lakshmi and Narayana, alongside Shiva and Parvati.
The temple is idyllically laid out amidst gardens, open courtyards, and artificial water bodies. You can enter through any one of the 10 gates representing the 10 directions. You can see the Charnarvind, a huge replica of the footprints of Lord Swaminarayan. It is built in marble, comprises 16 symbols, and has water showers from all sides.
- Must See / Things to Do: Offer prayers and enjoy the serenity of the highly revered temple.
- Timings: Open on all days of the week (except Monday), Darshan from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM and Aarti at 10:30 AM & 06:00 PM
- Entry Fee: Free
- Recommended Duration: 60 Minutes
2. Red Fort
Having historical significance, the massive Lal Qila or Red Fort is a popular tourist venue in Delhi. It is believed to have been constructed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the mid-17th century. The Red Fort Complex also includes the old Salimgarh Fort, built by Islam Shah Suri in 1546.
You can witness the majestic charm of the Red Fort which once served as the main residence of the Mughal Emperors. It is the epitome of the magnificent Mughal power and pomp. It is one sightseeing attraction that you should not miss on your Delhi city tour by private car.
In 2007, UNESCO designated it as one of the World Heritage Sites. It has a mix of several architectural styles, like Hindi, Persian, Islamic, and Timurid. The red sandstone walls, standing at a height of 75 feet, earlier kept invaders at bay. Over the years, the fort has been witness to several historical milestones, including the independence of India.
The most famous structures within the Red Fort are Diwan-i-Am (Hall of Public Audience), made of 60 red sandstone pillars, and Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) which is a white marble pavilion. You can also marvel at the Drum House, the Pearl Mosque, Royal Baths, and the Palace of Colours. One of the emotional and symbolic focal points is the Lahore Gate, which attracts huge crowds on Independence Day.
- Must See / Things to Do: Marvel at the architectural excellence of the era gone by.
- Timings: Open on all days of the week (except Monday) from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
- Entry Fee: For Indians INR 90 per person and foreigners INR 950 per person
- Recommended Duration: 80 Minutes
3. Chandni Chowk Market
Renowned as one of Asia’s largest electronic and electronic goods markets, the Chandni Chowk Market is popular among shoppers. Delhi’s famed wholesale market is the place where you can buy everything elegant, fancy, and even basic. From decorative lights to bridal wear, you can get every item at affordable rates.
It is also one of the oldest and most chaotic wholesale markets believed to be constructed by the 5th Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, in the 17th century. Located opposite the Red Fort, the bustling market is famous for its narrow winding lanes. You can get a spectacular view of the Fatehpuri Mosque from the market. The web of narrow lanes is lined up by hawkers and porters. Hence, you will have to walk along the jostling streets to experience an era from the past.
You can buy lifestyle goods, books, stationery items, shoes, idols of deities, jewelry, perfumes, essential oils, candles, and clothes. Chandni Chowk Bazaar is also famous for exquisite Zardosi items, Parsi borders, lace and frills, ribbons, and motifs. You can even procure the finest quality herbs, spices, nuts, dried fruits, khoya, and paneer from the wholesalers.
Amidst the maze of lanes of Chandni Chowk lies the carefully hidden residence of Mirza Ghalib. The precious Haveli where he spent around nine years of his life has been turned into an esoteric haven for the poet’s admirers. You can visit the place to appreciate the works of Mirza Ghalib and get a peek into his life.
The market is perfect for a lip-smacking breakfast. Authentic Indian street food is available at the food stalls and eateries in the market. Kachori, Dahi Bhalle, Chicken Changeezi, Paranthe, Kulfi, Biryani, and Daulat ki Chaat are some of the must-try delicacies. Lassi, Jalebi, Poori and Halwa, Chole Bhature, and Kebabs are other gastronomical delights you must try in Chandni Chowk. It is one of the top rated attractions by tourists on our same day Delhi city tour.
- Must See / Things to Do: Shop, eat, and repeat until you get tired.
- Timings: Open on all days of the week except Sunday from 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
- Entry Fee: Free
- Recommended Duration: 40 Minutes
4. India Gate
This iconic and majestic arch gate in Delhi commemorates the undivided British army soldiers who laid down their lives during World War I and the 3rd Anglo-Afghan War of 1919. It is a War Memorial situated in the Rajpath area of Delhi. The Republic Day Parade on 26th January each year is held at this place.
The marvelous structure is often compared to the Arch of Constantine in Rome, the Gateway of India in Mumbai, and the Arc de Triomphe in France. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, it is a 42-meter tall gateway. India Gate has been built of yellow and red sandstones sourced from Bharatpur. Its surface is inscribed with more than 13,300 names of servicemen. It displays the achievements and innovations in the rich cultural heritage and defense technology of India. The empty canopy in front of the monument depicts the British retreat from India.
Right underneath the archway, you can witness the Amar Jawan Jyoti. You can take a stroll around the lawns and enjoy the light show at the fountains. You can even snack on street food and enjoy a picnic with your loved ones.
- Must See / Things to Do: Feel the patriotic vibe as you witness the country’s major landmark.
- Timings: Open throughout the day and on all days of the week
- Entry Fee: Free
- Recommended Duration: 40 Minutes
5. Rashtrapati Bhavan
The President’s Secretariat or Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India. It has been masterfully created by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker. This landmark is a blend of traditional Indian and classical European architectural styles.
It took 17 years to build this place over 330 acres of estate. The construction was completed in 1929. The 4 floored mansion has 340 lavish rooms. It is a colossal building with the famous Mughal Gardens spread over 15 acres. You can spot 159 most-popular varieties of roses, over 60 varieties of bougainvillea, and many other flowers.
The complex also includes a clock tower, garages, and stables. The first Governor-General of Independent India, Chakravarthy Rajagopalachari, was the first occupant of this mansion. It was only in August 2012 that the Museum gate was opened to the public. There is also a library, known as the Daughter of the Durbar Hall. There is a 145-ft tall Jaipur column standing tall in the Forecourt. It is decorated with classic Indian motifs, like regal elephants, jalis, Rajasthani sketches, and the round stone basins.
- Must See / Things to Do: Witness the elegant mansion where the honorable President of India resides.
- Timings: Three circuits that can be visited from 09:00 AM to 4:00 PM
- Visiting Days: Central Lawns – Circuit No. 1 – Friday, Saturday & Sunday | Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex – Circuit No. 2 – All days of the week except Monday | Rashtrapati Bhavan Gardens – Circuit No. 3 – Friday, Saturday & Sunday only during the months from August to March
- Entry Fee: Registration charge of INR 50 per person per circuit payable online
- Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
6. Lotus Temple
Famed to be one of the most-visited places in the world, Lotus Temple is a unique architectural piece. It is one of the seven Bahai Houses of Worship in the world. Since the temple is not dedicated to a single faith, it has no set pattern of worship and does not follow any ritualistic ceremony.
The entire property is spread over 26 acres as a glorious symbol of oneness. It is a matchless architectural marvel shaped in the form of a lotus with 27 free hanging white marble-made petals. Grouped in three, the petals form a nine-sided circular shaped structure. The Canadian architect, Fariborz Sahba, has conceptualized the shrine. He chose the lotus symbol as it is common to Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, and Jainism.
Lotus temple was completed in 1986 and is designed in such a way that no artificial or external light is required to light up the huge prayer hall. It is the first temple in the National Capital to use solar power. It looks spectacular in the evening when it is floodlit. The temple is surrounded by landscaped gardens with wonderful flowers and sparkling pools. Inside the shrine, introspective silence will encourage you to meditate and pray.
- Must See / Things to Do: Offer prayers and marvel at the unique architecture of the temple.
- Timings: Open on all days of the week except Sunday from 9:00 AM to 05:30 PM
- Entry Fee: Free
- Recommended Duration: 40 Minutes
7. Qutub Minar
For more than 800 years, this fantastic landmark of Delhi has remained the world’s tallest brick tower. Qutub Minar is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Delhi. The construction of the towering 73-meter monument was started by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in 1193, immediately after the defeat of Delhi’s last Hindu kingdom. The construction of the Minaret was finished by Firoz Shah Tughlak in 1368. It was erected as the tower of victory.
The beautiful minaret displays early Afghan architectural style. It has 5-storeys with bands of inscriptions and projecting balconies with elaborately decorated brackets. The first 3 are made of red sandstones while the last two are of marble and sandstone. Located in the complex is the rust-proof Iron Pillar of Delhi, one of the city’s most curious antiques. The Minaret has a spiral staircase of 379 steps. The decorative shafts are made from minerals from 27 Hindu temples.
If visiting in the month of November, you can witness the 3-day long Qutub Festival with an effervescent crowd and plenty of performances by musicians, dancers, and artists. There are illumination works promoting right, clean, and safe tourism.
- Must See / Things to Do: Dig up the history of the city at the iconic landmark of Delhi.
- Timings: Open on all days of the week from 07:15 AM to 05:00 PM
- Entry Fee: For Indians INR 40 per person and foreigners INR 600 per person
- Recommended Duration: 50 Minutes
Things to do on your Delhi Darshan Tour
What to Shop during your One Day Delhi Sightseeing Trip by Cab?
From the local markets selling cheap wares to luxury malls and supermarkets, you can have a wonderful shopping experience on your one day Delhi Sightseeing tour. You can walk through eclectic stores, roadside stalls, and giant shops. However, you can experience the raw essence of Indian shopping in the small shops on the street side and in local markets. These are run by small traders, porters, and hawkers, allowing you to haggle to get the best deal. From branded items to junk goodies, you can come across all that you would need. You can splurge on high-end international brands and designer boutiques.
Prominent shopping markets in Delhi are Dilli Haat, Janpath, Khan Market, Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, Lajpat Nagar, Sarojini Nagar, and Karol Bagh Market. Famous among backpackers, budget travelers, and even the brand-conscious ones, the markets of Delhi will capture your imagination with the variety of goods available.
You can purchase books, clothes, jewelry, spices and herbs, electronic goods, decorative lights, music, textile, handicrafts, and many more items at astonishingly low prices. Weekends can get too crowded as some shops remain closed on certain weekdays. However, we help you experience the best of shopping on your one day Delhi city tour.
What to Eat during your One Day Delhi Sightseeing Trip by Car?
Delhi also offers you an overwhelming culinary experience. From luxury restaurants to local and streetside eateries, you can try a wide variety of delectable dishes according to your taste and budget. You can have a unique dining experience at the renowned fine-dining restaurants and world-class hotels or dig at the amazing street food by a roadside stall.
Paranthas, Momos, Matar Kulcha, mouth-watering Chaats, and tangy Golgappas are some famous regular snack bites. You can also have the best of fine delicacies at the numerous themed restaurants. Visit the vibrant cafés for coffee and tea to relax with your group on the one day Delhi sightseeing trip.
The scrumptious Mughal cuisine is a must-try while the lip-smacking Punjabi dishes will leave you wanting for more. You can also discover different types of regional meals at the state canteens and guest houses. These are perfect places to explore food from different regions of the country. The melange of eateries truly represents the diverse cosmopolitan culture of the region of Delhi. The quirky ambiance of Delhi and the food-loving Delhiites add fun to your memorable dining experience on your one day Delhi trip.
Delhi is a vivacious city with plenty of fun and entertainment options available to spend time on your one day sightseeing trip to Delhi by private cab. With a variety of places to visit and things to try, a tour of Delhi will indeed be a true treat for all your senses. You can explore the vibrant metropolis with its unforgettable places and friendly people while feeling proud of the country’s rich heritage. Enjoy breath-taking views of ancient sites and historically significant monuments while also experiencing the modern-day life at places such as the metro system, museum gardens, and innovative temples.
The immersive experience of Delhi goes beyond India’s glorious history, as the city offers amazing sightseeing and fine dining options. Booking a one day Delhi sightseeing tour with us is both affordable and convenient. With the doorstep pick and drop, you can be assured of comfort and safety. The package is budget-friendly, allowing you to splurge on shopping and food.
You can leisurely travel through Old and New Delhi with our same day Delhi darshan tour package. You will thoroughly enjoy your holiday as you hire a rental cab that takes you around the city along a pre-decided route. The package offers you the convenience to halt at will to click photos or try something new.
Points to Note
Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Delhi tour package. This 1 day Delhi tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places to visit in Delhi and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.
The Time spent on each New Delhi tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or service provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
Kindly note that if a particular Delhi sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.
Charges on Deviations, if any!
The Delhi tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.
Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Delhi tour package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.
- For Indica, ₹9 per km and ₹90 per hour.
- For Indigo, ₹12 per km and ₹100 per hour.
- For Innova, ₹15 per km and ₹125 per hour.
- For Tempo Traveller, ₹18 per km and ₹200 per hour.
- For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, ₹ 20 per km and ₹300 per hour.
Questions about the Tour?
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