Independent Delhi Museum Tour With Private Car TransferWrite a Review
OverviewOn this tour, explore Delhi's large collection of museums and galleries which house dazzling treasures. You will explore the Indian heritage and cultural treasures in Gandhi Smriti Museum, the Indira Gandhi Memorial, the National Gallery of Modern Art, the National Museum and the National Rail Museum. This tour includes a private driver who will take you to each museum for you to explore independently.
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- Hotel pickup included
- All entrance fees included
- All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Know More about this tourAfter being picked up from your Delhi city hotel, you will be taken by private car on a tour of Delhi's museums. It will take approximately 20 to 30 minutes to the first museum be car, but driving times can be a different due to your Delhi city hotel location.
Your first stop will be the Gandhi Smriti Museum, where Mr. M.K.Gandhi (the father of the nation) used to stay during his visits to Delhi. Gandhi Ji was assassinated here on his way to offer customary evening prayers. It has a large collection of photographs as well as a few personal belongings and a series of small dolls houses. Gandhi Ji's life is the attraction of this museum.
After spending 40 to 60 minutes at the museum you will be driven to the National Gallery of Modern Art. The gallery is a repository of the cultural ethos of the country and showcases the changing art forms through the passage of the last 150 years, starting from around 1857 with Visual and Plastic arts. The National Gallery of Modern Art collection is one of the most significant collections of modern and contemporary art today.
After the gallery visit choose to visit the National Museum. One of the largest museums in India, established in 1949, it holds a variety of articles ranging from the prehistoric era to modern works of art. After spending an hour here, have lunch (at your own expense) in a nice Delhi restaurant.
After lunch, proceed to visit the National Rail Museum. It opened on the February 1, 1977 and holds models of train engines and coaches, it is a train-lovers delight. Its pride is a model of India's very first train, a steam engine that made its journey from Mumbai to Thane in 1853. The locomotives here are all displayed in the open and the museum, and also located here is a storehouse of information on the history of railways in India. Its vintage displays include the oldest locomotive in the world still working, the Vice Regal Dining Car (1889), the Prince of Wales Saloon (1875), the Maharaja of Mysore's Saloon (1899), and the Maharaja of Baroda's Saloon (1886). The star attraction is the Fairy Queen, built in 1855, and considered to be the best preserved steam locomotive engine of her age.
After spending an hour here you may request to be driven to the Indira Gandhi Memorial. The former residence of Indira Gandhi is now a museum dedicated to the former Prime Minister’s life and family. It displays her personal artifacts, including the blood-stained sari she was wearing when she was assassinated in 1984. Many rooms are preserved offering a window into the elegant lives of Delhi’s political elite. An exhibit at the rear charts the similarly truncated life of Indira’s son, Rajiv, who was assassinated in 1991. In the garden, an enclosed crystal pathway marks Indira Gandhi’s final footsteps.
Finally, drive back to your Delhi city hotel with happy memories of Indian heritage, culture and art.
Inclusions for Independent Delhi Museum Tour With Private Car Transfer
- Bottled water
- Entrance fees
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- English speaking driver
- Transport by air conditioned private car
- All taxes, toll and parking fees, driver allowance, fuel charges, permit fee
Exclusions for Independent Delhi Museum Tour With Private Car Transfer
- Gratuities (optional)
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- Food and drinks (available to purchase)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
Please note that departure times and locations may vary slightly
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
If you will not be arriving at your destination within the specified reconfirmation period, please reconfirm with the local service provider prior to travel, or upon arrival at your destination. Please note that departure times and locations may vary slightly
- If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
- Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
- Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.