Cover the following fascinating places in the historical area of Old Delhi in the four hour tour culminating at the Dharampura Haveli (Indian mansion), where you enjoy a regal feast.
The Red Fort
The majestic residence of the Mughal emperor of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. Constructed in 1648 by the fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, as the palace of his fortified capital Shahjahanabad, the Red Fort is named for its massive ramparts made of red sandstone. The imperial apartments consist of a row of pavilions, connected by a water channel.
Digambar Jain Lal Mandir
Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is the oldest Jain temple in Delhi. It is also known for an avian veterinary hospital. Located just opposite the massive Red Fort, the Digambar Jain Temple was originally built in 1656. Witness the impressive marble idols installed inside the temple.
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
This Gurudwara (house of worship) of the Sikhs was established in 1783 to commemorate the martyrdom site the ninth Guru or the Sikhs, Guru Tegh Bahadur.
The foundation of the historic Jama Masjid was laid on a hillock by the fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1650 AD. The mosque was the result of the efforts of over 6,000 workers over a period of six years. About 25,000 people can pray here at a time.
Chandni Chowk Bazaar & Khari Baoli visit by cycle rickshaw
Originally meaning "moonlit square", Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest & busiest markets in Old Delhi. Built in the 17 century by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, the market was once divided by canals to reflect moonlight, & it remains one of India's largest wholesale markets.
Lunch / Dinner at Haveli Dharampura
The Haveli (old Indian mansion) in particular dates to 1887 AD &is situated in close proximity from the historical Jama Masjid (mosque). The approach towards the building is only a 5 foot narrow alley, giving a feeling of vintage memory lane. The Haveli is adorned with decorative brackets, balconies, jharokas (overhanging balcony windows), multi-foliated arched gateway, carved sandstone facades, & a traditional wooden doorway.
Lunch / Dinner: Enjoy a traditional Indian meal with multiple courses starting with a welcome drink, followed by delectable appetizers, soup, salad, main course atleast three dishes accompanied with Indian breads (roti / tandoori naan / parantha), rice & curd. Follow it up with a dessert & a cup of tea / coffee. Both vegetarian & non-vegetarian options available.