Today, start the trip with Old Delhi and pay the visit at largest mosque of India – Jama Masjid and then Chandni Chowk Market. After Old Delhi, proceed to Humanyun’s Tomb this serves as a mausoleum for the Mughal Emperor, Humayun. The site reflects Central Asian and Persian styles of Islamic architecture.
Later, visit India Gate and drive-pass President’s House and the Parliament House. India Gate is a war memorial dedicated to the 70000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives during the First World War. After the 1972 War, a small structure was added known as the “Amar Jawan Jyoti” which consist of a black marble plinth, an inverted rifle, a soldier’s helmet, bounded by four eternal flame, This structure serves as a memorial for the unknown soldiers who have lost their lives in service of the country.
Post lunch, take a tour of Qutub Minar, which is the tallest brick minaret in the world. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is 73-metres high, and this 5-storey structure has a tapering design, with the circumference of the minaret reducing in circumference as we ascend higher. The structure’s construction was started by the founder of the Delhi Sultanate, Qutub-Ud-Din-Aibak and Firoz Shah Tughlaq and Sher Shah Suri contributed to additions to this monument.