Private Custom Delhi: Explore Delhi with local experts

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Private Custom Delhi: Explore Delhi with local experts
from USD $84.59
Anyone can provide a private car but along with private airconditioned car and well trained drivers, we have our young local experts ( our guide) who would be meeting you and customising your tour as per your preferences, taking you to the most visited places in Delhi and also to the places where locals go. Having a local guide also adds up to the value as not only you will enjoy the sights, heritage and archaeological information but also know about the culture and daily life of locals.
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In Brief

New Delhi, India
8 hours
Daily, except Monday
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Red Fort, Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002 India

The Red Fort is a historic fort in the city of Delhi in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty for nearly 200 years, until 1856.It is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums. In addition to accommodating the emperors and their households, it was the ceremonial and political centre of the Mughal state and the setting for events critically impacting the region.Every year on the Independence day of India (15 August), the Prime Minister hoists the Indian "tricolour flag" at the main gate of the fort and delivers a nationally broadcast speech from its ramparts.Emperor Shah Jahan commissioned construction of the Red Fort on 12 May 1638, when he decided to shift his capital from Agra to Delhi.

Duration: 1 hour

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

The Qutub Minar, also spelled as Qutab Minar, is a minaret that forms part of the Qutb complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli area of Delhi, India. Qutb Minar is a 73-metre (239.5 feet) tall tapering tower of five storeys, with a 14.3 metres (47 feet) base diameter, reducing to 2.7 metres (9 feet) at the top of the peak.It contains a spiral staircase of 379 steps.Its design is thought to have been based on the Minaret of Jam, in western Afghanistan.

Duration: 40 minutes


  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Hotel/airport pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle


  • Meals and beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Any applicable entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Red Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Qutub Minar

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure Point

New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi

Traveler pickup is offered

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Airport pickup/drop off is available. Flight details MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will 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.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Very pleased indeed with all aspects of our tour. For us everything went like clockwork from being picked up at our hotel to being dropped off. Thanks to all involved but in particular Sanjeeta who was excellent. Her enthusiasm ,knowledge and kindness were outstanding and she ensured we had a very fulfilling day in Dehli. We had a pre prepared list of things we wanted to experience and she more than accommodated us .lunch is not included on the tour but Sanjeeta and our driver went out of their way to ensure we were accommodated. Sanjeeta was happy to answer any questions we ask .She was also happy to take photographs of us which we found helpful . We couldn't fault this tour. We got what they said we would and then some.
• Submitted 28 Apr 2018
Overall this was a fantastic way to see the sites and sights of the city according to one's own desires. By my own omission, I showed up without having done any meaningful research on what was to be seen, but my guide, Rakesh, was fully knowledgeable and helpful from the outset in setting up an itinerary to see the types of places in which I was interested. I not only got to learn about the history of each place we visited along our route, but I was also particularly impressed with my guide when I pointed out that I was an avid birdwatcher, at which point he indulged me by helping me identify our feathered friends as we passed through all the various parks and grounds. Thankfully I've more than just one day to see the city, but if one day is all you have, for the sake of comfort and flexibility, I say this is the tour for you.
• Submitted 07 Apr 2018
Our guide met us at our hotel and we told him the sights we would like to see. He made some recommendations which we agreed to. His insight into the religions and history of the various sights made the tour very interesting. Overall it was a great trip.
• Submitted 21 Feb 2018
The tour around Delhi was nice covering the most important things to see. The tour guide did a good job and was funny as well.
• Submitted 13 Feb 2018
The guide met me on time in the lobby of my hotel. I had a list of places I'd found on a 50 best places in Delhi blog. We went over them and made an itinerary of the most places I could see. We went to Humayun's tomb, Old Delhi 6, Lotus temple, sikh temple, Raj Ghat and Jama Masjid. It's not made clear, but I finally figured out I was supposed to buy my guide lunch. I wasn't hungry and I kept putting him off and then after searching on the internet I found a place I would go for lunch. I then realized I was to share my lunch. I thought it was funny. I wished I knew before the tour, so I could have done research on a lunch place the night before. The driver of the car was very good. There is a driver and a guide to tip. I also gave the guide a little bit of cash so he could pay for rickshaws, street food, and drinks at his bargaining price. That took a lot of stress off me. I had a good time, learned a lot and got a good feel of New Delhi. I would do this tour again with another list.
• Submitted 21 Jan 2018
The Day Tour of Delhi was everything we expected and then some. Our guide was Jestain and he was very knowledge and enthusiastic. The highlight was our tour of Old Delhi and the spice markets. We saw some incredible sights and could really get a feel of the city and it's vibrance.
• Submitted 04 Jan 2018
Absolutely perfect despite the rough start. Our Tour Guide did a fantastic job.
• Submitted 22 Dec 2017
Everything worked perfectly. Sammy was a great guide - very good English, and very knowledgeable. This was on our first day in Delhi, and it gave us a good introduction to the city. We stopped off for lunch at a small local restaurant no idea where!, but the food was excellent. Make sure you have cash with you - R 500 per person at each of two sites, lunch a few hundred rupees each, and around R 500 for rickshaw and the electric Tuk-Tukky thing. One of the sites and the small restaurant accepted cards, though. You also pay for the guide's entrance fees, but these fees for Indians are very small only R 30. The itinerary makes it clear you pay for these, so no surprises - but doesn't give any idea of how much you need to take. If you can, leave any backpacks etc. in the car for the Old Delhi bit - otherwise you'll be advised to wear them on your front.
• Submitted 06 Dec 2017
Well run tour. Annie was engaging as a tour/host and we appreciated his knowledge of the various locations. Driver and tour guide bent over backwards to show us the most they could within the timeframes of the tour - Their understanding of traffic patterns and openings of the various tour spots allowed us to maximize our time in Delhi and see as much as we could. We also enjoyed the safe street food advice as we loved eating the local food and not getting even a wee bit ill.
• Submitted 05 Dec 2017
The tour itself is great, our guide was Sammy and we had great time with her, other detail is that it is almost impossible to do this tour by youself in only one day considering the crazy traffic in New Delhi. On the other hand, you have to pay all the entrances and even another guide in Qutub Minar, so I had the impression that the price is really high, comparing all the other prices in India, maybe if you search this tour on the hotel, it will be much cheaper.
• Submitted 24 Nov 2017
This was a great day in Delhi. Our guide, Sammy from Urban Adventures navigated us through the pouring rain with ease. We had a great time shopping in the Delhi bazaar with her expertise. Our first ride on a tuk-tuk was thrilling. The Sikh temple, Humayun's Tomb, Qutb complex, Gandhi's last residence and the Step Well were probably our favorite sites. With only one day to spend in Delhi, this gave us a great varied experience.
• Submitted 12 Oct 2017
I had a number of historical sites I wanted to see in one day, so getting off to an early and prompt start with my guide and driver was greatly appreciated. My guide was very knowledgeable and personable, relaying just enough important facts without being overwhelming with detail. I would have to classify my driver as skilled and safe through at times some difficult traffic. If you want to see a number of historical sites in the immediate Delhi area, I highly recommend this company.
• Submitted 11 Oct 2017
Our guide Abhilekh was so knowledgeable yet flexible to our group's preferences and main interests, and with five people that was no easy task. He showed us Old Delhi and New Delhi and gave us a ton of history and cultural context wherever we went. He helped us negotiate and ride some rickshaws through the streets which made us feel like locals. He also recommended a great restaurant near Gandhi's memorial which gave us a perfect midday break. Overall, we had a fantastic time with Abhilekh, ask the tour company for him and you will not be disappointed.
• Submitted 03 Oct 2017
We had a fantastic tour of all the sites in and around Delhi! Alan, our tour guide, and our incredible driver who was masterful in the craziness of Delhi, did a great job of getting us around to all the main sites. Alan was experienced and spoke excellent English so he made the day very interesting. We drove around a lot at our request to see so many of the sites, and got out and walked around many locations when they interested us. Old Delhi was incredible, and Alan really helped us understand the history and culture of the people who live and work there. He was also very flexible and took us to all the places we wanted to see. He also took us to a very nice place for lunch where we had the chance to talk and learn more! It was the best way to see the city and all the sites, and Alan was great. It was a long day, but worth the time and cost--great way to start our trip!
• Submitted 31 Jul 2017
The tour guide was very good. She was knowledgeable and focused on giving me a great experience. I am at an age when steps can be a challenge. She was very patient and helpful when I needed some extra time to climb stairs. She went out of her way to find destinations which would interest me. For example, I wanted to take photos of people in the streets - she planned our routes so I could take the pictures I wanted. I was very pleased.
• Submitted 04 Jun 2017
Excellent....Very comprehensive....Guide was wonderful, personable and helped us to see what we wanted....Highly recommended....
• Submitted 05 May 2017
This was a pretty great way to see most of the major sights in Delhi in one day. Abhi the guide was quite knowledgable on everything we saw and was a pretty friendly guy besides, which put me at ease. I didn't feel like just another tourist to be led around even though that was kind of the case. I had a list of things I wanted to see and we covered nearly all of them, not doing Red Fort because I mentioned I would be at Agra Fort the next day and it's supposed to be a lot bigger. I didn't really have that many special wishes so I can't speak for how customisable the tour can be, but for me it was close to perfect.
• Submitted 20 Mar 2017
Amazing day touring Old and New Delhi. Our guide Abi was so knowledgeable and full interesting facts. Spoke English very clearly and showed us temples not on the normal tourist trail.
• Submitted 11 Mar 2017
The tour guide and driver were very accommodating. We spent more than 8 hours touring various monuments and places of interest. It was a very enjoyable tour.
• Submitted 06 Mar 2017
Our guide was amazing. There was a small miscommunication on the dates, but it was quickly fixed. Our driver and tour guide got there quickly and he was amazing. I gave him a list and he took care of everything we wanted. I would recommend this tour for anyone!
• Submitted 17 Feb 2017
What an experience! Our guide and driver took us all over Delhi and showed us so much. We saw temples from all faiths, wandered the streets of Delhi to the spice market where we bought incredible teas and spices, stood at the top of the Ugrasen stepwell, sampled the cycle and motorised tuk tuks which were hugely amusing and finished with Gandhi's home which was very moving. Such a fantastic day, we absolutely loved it and we loved Delhi, the traffic is a revelation!
• Submitted 31 Jan 2017
They kept every promises they made. Handled everything professionally.
• Submitted 28 Jan 2017
Very flexible and made to our choices.
• Submitted 28 Jan 2017
Guide was knowledgeable and easy to get along with
• Submitted 24 Jan 2017

In Brief

New Delhi, India
8 hours
Daily, except Monday

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