Private Walking Tour: South Delhi Heritage including Qutub Minar and Mehrauli Archaeological Park

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Private Walking Tour: South Delhi Heritage including Qutub Minar and Mehrauli Archaeological Park
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Immerse yourself in Delhi’s rich heritage on this 5-hour private walking tour of some of South Delhi’s most important sites. With your own private guide, explore notable and extravagant temples like the Yogmaya Temple and Chhatarpur Temple. Learn about Delhi’s past on a walk through the Mehrauli Archaeological Park and marvel at the early-Afghan architecture of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Qutub Minar.
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In Brief

Location:
New Delhi, India
Country:
India
Duration:
5 to 6 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
All entrance fees included
All-inclusive tour
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Step back in time on a history tour
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Yogmaya Temple, Mehrauli Khasra No: 1806, New Delhi 110030 India

After pickup from your hotel in New Delhi, enjoy the approximate 30-minute drive to South Delhi for your private tour. Arrive at Yogmaya Temple, where your expert guide will be waiting for you. This ancient Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Yogmaya is believed to be one of the five surviving temples from the Mahabharata period in Delhi. With your guide, walk inside the temple and learn about the role it plays in the annual interfaith festival in Delhi called Phool Walon Ki Sair.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Qutub Minar, Qutb Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030 India

Then, walk to the nearby UNESCO World Heritage-listed Qutub Minar, the tallest minaret (a tall spire tower of Islamic mosques) in India standing at nearly 238 feet (73 m) high. Marvel at its amazing construction, built with red sandstone and marble and covered with intricate carvings and verses from the Quran (Koran)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mehrauli Archaeological Park, Mehrauli on Mehrauli Gurgaon Road, New Delhi 110002 India

Afterwards, follow your guide on a short 15-minute walk to the Mehrauli Archaeological Park, where you’ll find a large number of historical monuments of powerful people and excavated ruins dating back to the 13th century. Take a guided walk through the site and admire the elaborate structures like the Tomb of Ghiyasuddin Balban and the famous Rajon Ki Baoli stairwell. The archeological park will give you an interesting insight into Delhi at its various stages of development.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mani Chhatarpur Temple , 1 km from Chhatarpur Metro Station, New Delhi 110074 India

Finally, re-board your private vehicle for a quick drive to the Chhatarpur Temple, the second-largest temple complex in India, spreading over an area of about 60 acres (24 hectares). You will be in awe of the marble construction of this serene temple, highlighting South Indian-style architecture. Wander inside the temple with your guide and see various shrines dedicated to deities like the Goddess Durga or Maha Gauri.

Finish off your tour with an authentic Indian meal at a popular restaurant before relaxing on the drive back to your New Delhi hotel.

Duration: 20 minutes

Inclusions

  • Private walking tour
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch or dinner (depending on tour time chosen)
  • All necessary transportation to/from site attractions
  • Mineral water
  • Monument Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Qutub Minar

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Yogmaya Temple

Departure Point

New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi

Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick up from your location in Delhi, Gurugram & Noida. Please provide your hotel name, location, and phone number.

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.6 out of 5 based on the last 10 recent reviews

Great tour guide, singh was very accommodating and easy going, he went out of his way to take us to places that weren’t on the tour when we had extra time. Great tour too loved the Chhatarpur temple so much to see there!
• Submitted 04 Dec 2017
Loved our tour guide, Anand! It was our first day in India and we were so lucky to have such a helpful and knowledgable tour guide. He was incredibly knowledgable about the sites we saw and had detailed answers to all our questions. In addition to the sites, he helped answer our questions about Indian government, culture and music. We would definitely recommend a tour with Anand!
• Submitted 03 Mar 2015
Best day ever, guide was friendly and informative. On time , door to door service, took care of all the entrance issues. Kept people from trying to get you to buy stuff, was very helpful about how to get around town and avoid unsafe places. The sites were breath taking , the lunch was great . Real resturant not some side shop. Four main entries to choose from , soda cost which is not included a little high (still only one fifty in us terms) I just can't give enough praise for the guide and driver , would take any tour with them again. Even some of the others I did not like if these two where running them
• Submitted 30 Sep 2014
A nice succinct tour of some of the more significant historical treasures in Delhi. This is great for someone like me who had limited time. I would recommend something longer if you do have the time. However, the five hours were well-spent, and the guide was great.
• Submitted 26 Feb 2014
Excellent!
• Submitted 26 Jan 2013
Excellent, as I learnt a lot about Delhi through a great guide and a good driver. I'd recommend this one!
• Submitted 22 Jan 2013
It was my first time in India. I was surprised that Delhi is such a "green" town with interesting old buildings which you can't find in a travel guide. I liked this Tour very well! The local guide know a lot about the buildings and the historical background! And Mr. Ashish was very helpful in every case! Very good driver! Thank you for the gifts! Conclusion -> Amazing Tour!
• Submitted 02 Nov 2012
I really enjoy the tour! The tour guides were very informal w/ the info. The multiple temple were the best of all. traveling around India is a very good experience for him/and the group. India will never be the same!
• Submitted 02 Nov 2012
very good tour but it should start sooner in order to miss the people and hot weather i would have liked it to start around 7:00 am instead of later in the morning it would have made a big difference.
• Submitted 18 Jun 2016
Most sites were good, but my guide knew nothing about the Mehrauli park. We made only one stop at a mosque where my guide could tell me nothing (except that mosques are important to Muslims...good to know!) and then he admitted he'd never been to Mehrauli before. Bad guide :(
• Submitted 01 Dec 2012

In Brief

Location:
New Delhi, India
Country:
India
Duration:
5 to 6 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
All entrance fees included
All-inclusive tour
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Step back in time on a history tour

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