The capital city of India is best experienced in small doses. Long, complex itineraries can leave one weary and overwhelmed. The best way to set out is with a driving tour of New Delhi, designed by British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens 1911, covering 43 sq km.
Note: Accompanying officials including bodyguards, are charged the same way as tourists.
- Drive through Lutyen’s Bungalow Zone (LBZ), 25 sq km that was once the private residence of British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens.
- Drive past the Presidential Palace (Rashtrapati Bhavan), a 320-acre complex with a building of 340-rooms, surrounded by magical Mughal gardens.
- Drive by India Gate, originally called All-India War Memorial, dedicated to the troops of British India who died in wars fought between 1914 and 1919.
- National Museum: One of the largest museums in India. Established in 1949, it holds a variety of articles
- ranging from pre-historic era to modern works of art.
- Parliament House or Sansad Bhavan is one of the most impressive buildings in Delhi.
What is NOT included in the tour
Personal Expenses: In case you choose to buy things along the way, you are encouraged to spend your own cash so that reimbursements aren’t invoiced to you with added taxes. Otherwise please let us know in advance if you would like us to pick up any bills along the way and invoice them to you in the end.