Delhi : Private Day Tours : Activities, Excursion , Sightseeing

Delhi - the capital city of India is popular for its rich cultures and traditions. The city hosts some of the most majestic historical monuments and architectural marvels along with beautiful gardens and modern-day entertainment sites. In short, the city is a delight to people of every age.

Delhi is officially both a Union Territory and City located in Northern India. It covers an area of around 1484 sq km and bordered by the states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. It’s officially referred to as the National Capital Territory of Delhi with New Delhi as its capital. The Urban area of the city consists of the satellite cities of Gurgaon, Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad, which are collectively called the Central National Capital Region (CNCR).

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The history of Delhi is as old as the 6th century BCE. It finds it mentions in the Hindu epic Mahabharata as Indraprastha, the capital of the Pandavas. Throughout history, Delhi has been under the reign of several mighty dynasties like Maurya Dynasty, Chauhan Dynasty, Delhi Sultanate, Lodhi Dynasty, and Mughal Dynasty. The great Battle of Delhi was fought in the city between the British Empire and Marathas. In 1911, the capital of British held Indian territories was transferred from Calcutta to Delhi.

Delhi is the heart of India. This is a place where ancient and modern cultures blend perfectly. It has always been first among many cities in implementing infrastructural projects. When it comes to food, no other place can beat Delhi. The diverse culture of the city gives an ample amount of cuisines of varied cultures to satiate your taste buds. Besides offering many historical monuments and modern outing options, it is always a shopper’s paradise with loads of cheap shopping sites in its periphery. Delhi has also hosted many International Sports events like Commonwealth games, Asian games, Hockey and Cricket World Cup, Summer Olympics, etc.

Delhi’s population comprises people of diverse religions and cultures. Besides, its culture is also influenced by the historical presence of influential rulers. However, the Punjabi population is comparatively higher in the region and as such, it can be seen in the language, attires, and cuisines. Besides celebrating other Indian festivals with great zeal, the Indian Government celebrates important national events like Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti in Delhi. Due to its chilling winter and scorching summer, the best time to visit Delhi is between Oct - November and February - March.

Travelogy India has designed various Delhi Tour Packages covering day tours, activities and more to make you experience the best of Delhi. Delhi has more than 25 significant historical monuments. It also has magnificent temples for the tourists to visit like Lotus Temple, ISKCON temple, Akshardham, etc. It is also home to several iconic museums and wildlife parks. The Cathedral Church of Redemption, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Jama Maszid, Nizamuddin Dargah are a must-visit for the religious souls. Markets in Karol Bagh, Sarojni Nagar, Pahar Ganj, Lajpat are a paradise for the shopaholics.

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Full Day - Sightseeing Tour of Delhi

From ₹ 4515 USD 49 ₹ 5215
₹ 700 savings
  • Same Day
  • delhi
  • Sightseeing of Old Delhi and New Delhi
  • Private vehicle
  • Local English speaking Guide
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : Same Day

Yoga & Cooking Classes - Delhi

From ₹ 7035 USD 105 ₹ 7735
₹ 700 savings
  • Same Day
  • delhi
  • 01hr 30 minutes Yoga session with Yoga instructor
  • 03hrs Cooking class followed by lunch.
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : Same Day

Old Delhi Food Tour

From ₹ 7500 USD 111 ₹ 8200
₹ 700 savings
  • Same Day
  • delhi
  • Old Delhi Street food tasting
  • Local English speaking Guide
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : Same Day

Holi Celebration in Delhi (10 March 2020)

From ₹ 7500 USD 111 ₹ 8200
₹ 700 savings
  • Same Day
  • delhi
  • White Kurta (traditional Indian attire) or t-shirt for the guest.
  • Playing Holi with dry herbal colours
  • Indian Snacks and Chaat
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : Same Day

Old Delhi Heritage Walk

From ₹ 7200 USD 108 ₹ 7900
₹ 700 savings
  • Same Day
  • delhi
  • Sightseeing of Old Delhi and New Delhi
  • Local English speaking Guide
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : Same Day

5 Days - Private Golden Triangle Tour with Homestay

From ₹ 26900 USD 400 ₹ 27600
₹ 700 savings
  • 5 Days
  • delhi
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Elephant ride in Jaipur
  • Battery van ride in Agra and 04 nights accommodation in Homestay
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : 5 Days

Musical Eve in Delhi

From ₹ 7500 USD 112 ₹ 8200
₹ 700 savings
  • Same Day
  • delhi
  • Local English speaking Guide
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : Same Day

2 Days - Delhi Private Tour Package

From ₹ 10700 USD 160 ₹ 11400
₹ 700 savings
  • 2 Days
  • delhi
  • Accommodation, Dinner & Breakfast for 1 Day
  • Private vehicle
  • Local English speaking Guide
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : 2 Days

2 Days - Agra Private Tour

From ₹ 11786 USD 175 ₹ 12486
₹ 700 savings
  • 2 Days
  • delhi
  • 1 night accommodation in 5* hotel
  • Private vehicle
  • Local English speaking Guide
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : 2 Days

3 Days - Delhi & Agra Tour

From ₹ 19766 USD 295 ₹ 20466
₹ 700 savings
  • 3 Days
  • delhi
  • 2 nights accommodation in 5* hotel
  • Private vehicle
  • Local English speaking Guide
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : 3 Days

Overnight Jaipur Tour from Delhi

From ₹ 11499 USD 171 ₹ 12199
₹ 700 savings
  • 2 Days
  • delhi
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • 01 night accommodation in 4* boutique hotel
  • English speaking guide
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort and Short Tuk Tuk ride
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : 2 Days

2 Days - Delhi & Agra Private Tour

From ₹ 12500 USD 186 ₹ 13200
₹ 700 savings
  • 2 Days
  • delhi
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • 01 night accommodation in 4* boutique hotel
  • English speaking guide
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Short Battery van ride in Agra
Tour Details
  • Tour type : Private Tour
  • Age : 12 - 99 yrs
  • Tour start : delhi, India
  • Tour duration : 2 Days

Frequently Asked Questions

The capital city of India has so many famous places for tourists to explore. Some of the popular places worth paying a visit are Qutab Minar, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Safdarjung Tomb, Red Fort, Purana Qila, Lodhi Garden, Jama Masjid, Lotus Temple, Akshardham, Garden of Five senses, Jantar Mantar, Agrasen ki Baoli, Rashtrapati Bhawan, ISKCON Temple, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and more.

Due to its great connectivity to major nearby cities, there are numerous weekend getaway options. The best getaways for sightseeing are Agra, Fatehpur sikri, Jaipur, and Punjab. If you want to experience the beauty of hills and mountains, you can drive to Himachal, Nainital, Landsdowne, or Mussorie. You can head to Rishikesh for fun-filled water activities.

The ideal time to visit Delhi is from October to November and Feb to March. This is the time when Delhi’s temperature remains at a bearable range and it is comfortable for tourists to travel. Delhi witness an extreme rise in temperature during summers, which ranges to around 48 degrees. The scorching heat makes it quite disturbing to travel around and explore the place. Similarly, during winters, the temperature goes down below 5 degrees.

Every year flocks of tourists fly to the capital city of India for a vacation. The city was ranked as the 8 out of 10 most popular tourist destinations in the world in 2019 as published by Global Market Research Company Euromonitor International. Though the city is quite safe, travelers are recommended to take some safety precautions. While travelling in public transport, be careful of your wallets and belongings as there are high chances of them getting stolen. While visiting shopping spots, be aware of duplicate products and shopkeepers charging high amounts for them. Do not roam around in deserted areas at night.

  • Delhi’s population comprises of people of diverse religions and castes. Hence, the city celebrates many festivals with great zeal. However, the two most important festivals are Delhi and Holi. Diwali is the festival of lights celebrated in November and Holi (the festival of colors) is celebrated in March.
  • Navratri is also celebrated with great dedication with full 9 days fasting. Other festivals include Eid, Guru Nanak Jayanti.
  • Delhi being the capital city hosts Republic day and Independent Day parade and flag hosting at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

The majority of the residents of Delhi are migrants of other cities. Hence, the population comprises people of diverse religions. All these people have different folk dances as per their caste. However, the majority of people are Punjabis. Since the folk dance of Punjabis is Bhangra, it can be termed as the folk dance of Delhi.

There are so many things Delhi is best known for. Delhi is popular for its ancient Mughal era’s monuments. Delhi is popular for its mouth-watering spicy street foods. The cheap shopping places like Sarojni, Lajpat, Chandni Chowk, Palika make Delhi one of the best shopping destinations in the country. Delhi was the first city to incorporate Metro services. It's Metro connectivity and service is by far the best in the country. Delhi University is considered as one of the top universities in Asia. Students from different parts of the country and around the globe come here for pursuing further studies.

Delhi has numerous food options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. The Paranthas from from Parathe Wali Gali is one the best dishes of Delhi. Other vegetarian options are chaat, Chaap, Chole Bhature, and gol gappas. For non-vegetarians, the butter chicken and Naan of Delhi is a must-try savory.

Delhi is comparatively less safe for girls as crime against women are increasing at an alarming rate. However, the Delhi Government is taking necessary steps to curb such crimes. Female tourists are advised not to roam around in the city alone during dark. During the day they can surely roam around freely but it is better to be highly aware and cautious of suspicious people. Even in daylight, safety precautions are must. Try to always be in a group while visiting Delhi as a tourist unless you are very familiar with the city’s routes.

Every part of Delhi has its unique characteristics. When it comes to entertainment, South Delhi tops the chart. Some of the most amazing shopping malls, cafes, restaurants, hotels, and nightclubs are located at South Delhi. It is also near to the Airport. North Delhi is popular for the top class colleges. There are not many tourist spots in north Delhi. However, it is near to New Delhi Railway Station. Karol Bagh in east delhi is a place with the popular Karol Bagh market. It is a favorite spot among tourists because of numerous hotels, shopping spots, and dine-in restaurants.

Some of the top attractions to visit in Delhi are Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humanyun’s Tomb, Jantar Mantar, Raj Ghat, India Gate, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum and more.

Some of the most fun places in Delhi are Connaught Place, Hauz Khauz village, Cyber Hub, the light and sound show of Red Fort, Indian Habitat Centre, theatres at Mandi House, India gate, Delhi Haat, Garden of Five senses, Tibetan styled lanes of Majnu ka tilla, Hard Rock Café, Jantar Mantar, Sunday book market at Daryaganj, and National Rail Museum.

Delhi is a place for both kids and adults. Things to do with kids include climbing the Qutab Minar, exploring the Lodhi gardens, night stroll at India Gate, visiting the Deer Park to see deers and ducks swimming in the lake, having a picnic at Garden of five senses, visiting the Nehru Planetarium, visiting the Adventure Island, having a fun-filled evening in the Water Park at Rohini.

Reaching Delhi is very simple due to its great connectivity to other places. Plenty of trains run on a daily basis to Delhi from almost every big or small city in India. The Rajdhani Express is one of the best trains running from major cities. Flight connectivity to Delhi is also a top class. The majority of the airports in India have direct flights to Delhi. Delhi also has direct flights to international cities. Hence, it is quite easy to reach travel to Delhi from abroad. Complete Info.