Visit To The Mausoleums Of Delhi

Steeped in history, the city of Delhi has some grand mausoleums that are worthy of a visit by themselves. On this half-day tour, visit some of the historical tombs of Delhi and marvel at their unique architectural styles. Your private guide will tell you tales of the men behind them. You get to see Humayun’s tomb, the tombs of Isa Khan and Khan-e-Khana and Safdarjung’s tomb.

Highlights
• Humayun’s tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage site
• Octagonal tomb complex of Isa Khan
• Safdarjung’s tomb, the last garden tomb from the Mughal era

per adult from

$192

NZD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Transport by private air conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Local English speaking guide
    • Entrance fees
    • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
    • Optional: Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Humayun's Tomb
    • Entry/Admission - Khan-i-Khanan Tomb
    • Entry/Admission - Safdarjung's Tomb
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Humayun's Tomb, Mathura Road Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110013 India

    You will be picked up from fixed point / hotel leave for sightseeing.

    A UNESCO World Heritage site, the tomb was built in 1570 and is the first garden tomb of the Indian subcontinent. The tomb was commissioned by Empress Bega Begum for her husband, the Mughal Emperor Humayun.Besides Humayun, over 150 later day Mughals are also buried here. The tomb complex combines Persian and Turkish styles of architecture.

    Situated within the grounds of Humayun’s tomb is another architectural marvel, Isa Khan’s tomb. It is the tomb of Isa Khan Niyazi, an influential nobleman in the court of Sher Shah Suri. The tomb dates back to the 16th century. There is a mosque as well situated in the grounds of the octagonal tomb complex. Notable thing is that the tomb was built in the lifetime of Isa Khan. The octagonal tomb is embellished with canopies and glazed tiles. There are lattice screens in a deep verandah supported by pillars.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Khan-i-Khanan Tomb, Nizamuddin East, New Delhi India

    Next visit the tomb of Khan-i-Khanan. Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khana, also known as Rahim, was one of the nine ministers (Navratnas) in the court of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Rahim is known for his Urdu couplets and his books on astronomy. He built the tomb for his wife in 1598 and was later buried next to her in 1627.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Safdarjung's Tomb, New Delhi India

    The last stop on the itinerary is the tomb of Safdarjung. It is a beautiful garden tomb built for Safdarjung by his son, Nawab Shuja-ud-daula, the Nawab of Awadh in 1754. It is the last garden tomb from the Mughal era. The tomb was designed by an Ethiopian architect and is built along the lines of the nearby Humayun’s tomb. Red and yellow sandstone have been used to build the tomb which is placed on an elevated platform. The two-storied entrance gate of the mausoleum gives an excellent view of the monument. Rococo plaster is used for the interior of the tomb.

    Once your tour will be finished you will be driven back to fixed point / your hotel.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    From your hotel in Delhi.Airports
    • Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, New Delhi, New Delhi 110037 India
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
    • Dress code is smart casual.
    • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by SITA World Tours

Activity ID: V-50182P712

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