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Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple is the biggest temple in India till date. According to previous years records, it attracts more than 60 percent of all tourists who visit Delhi. 141 foot high, 315 foot wide and 371 foot long this beautiful temple  Akshardham Temple is located near the banks of the Yamuna in eastern New Delhi. The temple was built according to the Vastu Shastra and Panchtantra Shastra. Complex houses many of things namely Abhisheka Mandap, Sahaj Anand water show a thematic garden and three exhibitions namely SahajanandDarshan.

Darshan, and cultural boat ride which is also known as Sanskruti Darshan.Temple has idols of the saints of that sect

along with other Sanatan dharma gods and goddess. In total, mandir has 234 ornately carved pillars, nine domes, and more than 20,000 murtis of sadhus, devotees such as Sita Ram, Radha Krishna, Shiv Parvati, and Lakshmi Narayan, and acharyas. It also contains 148 life-sized elephants which in total weigh approximately 3000 tons. There is also a theatre there in the complex with having Delhi’s largest screen known as Neelkanth Kalyan Yathra. One can see after coming out of the temple a 27 feet tall bronze statue of Neelkanth. Designed in the ancient style of Indian architecture this is not only a temple but a short display of Delhi’s culture and spirituality.

  • Learn more about the history of  “The Akshardham Temple” with stories narrated by a local delhiite.
  • become a spectator of the unique architectural style – a perfect blend of Persian and Indian architecture can be spotted.
  • Explore the streets of Old Delhi, home to silversmiths, repair shops, spicy street food vendors and more.
  • Visit Dariba Kalan (the silver market built for emperors daughter) and Kinari Bazaar (wedding market).
  • Ride a Tuk Tuk (Cycle Rickshaw) through the narrow alleys of Delhi

    About the Tour

    Let’s wander in the alley of Shahjahanabad(OLD DELHI) while making our way through narrow streets of Old Delhi and see the historic fort that once served as the main residence of the Mughal Emperors. After being picked up or you can choose yourself a convenient transport from your hotel or meet us at given meeting point. As soon as we step inside the Fort, you’ll get to explore the public and private halls of the residence, the women’s quarters and the baths and gardens of the Mughal emperors.

    We will take you to the bustling local markets namely Kinari Bazar and Dariba Kalan. We will also be visiting some religious places of worship to witness different religious backgrounds belong to Mughal Period. See the Ganj Sahib of Sikhism, built at the site where Guru Tegh Bahadur was beheaded by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb as he refused to convert himself to Islam. You’ll also visit the Lal Mandir one of the biggest temples of Shahjahanabad which also houses a bird hospital. After tasting a delicacy and exploring the diverse culture of India, the tour will end at the entrance of the Chandni Chowk Metro Station. After that you can continue to explore different sites on your own (or get dropped off at your hotel).

    Activity Information

    Vehicle Options:
    • Car (good for groups of 4): Toyota Etios or Maruti Swift Dezire (depends on avalability)
    • Tangaa or Tuk Tuk

Day 1
Itinerary:

• Meet your guide at given meeting point at 9:30 in the morning.

• As soon as we meet we will start interacting and telling you some stories related to ou mesmerising city.

• Visit to The Akshardham Temple

• After visiting the Fort we have breakfast and then head towards Dariba Kalan (the silver market), Kinari Bazaar (wedding market).

• Visit Gurdwara Sees Ganj Sahib, Jama Masjid, Hindu temples, Jain derasars and churches 6:00pm conclude the tour at the exit point of Red Fort/drop off at hotel

Day 2
Additional Information:

• Children aged 0-5 are free of charge

• Please dress modestly as while visiting religious places one has to be dressed properly

• Entrance fees to the Akshardham Temple has to be paid by the traveler in cash at the ticket counter (INR500 per person).

Day 3
Pick Up and Drop:

• Pick up and drop off services (In Metro or Cabs) are available for hotels located in Delhi Main City or airport area.

• Sometimes these services will not be provided due to short time period of booking made.

• Meet up time: 9:00AM

• Meeting point will be Red Fort ticket counter (It can be modified for bulk booking)

Day 4
Getting There:

• One can take metro from the closest metro station and de-board at Chandni Chowk metro station or Red Fort Metro Station.

• Either walk till entry gate or take a tuk-tuk to reach Red Fort.

Inclusive

  • Water Bottle.

Exclusive

  • Food and Beverages.
Price From INR ₹ 2,349 INR  1,849/person
1849
Total 1,849 INR
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