British Raj Heritage Tour in Delhi
British Raj legacy is still present in the form of English architecture at various Part of the country. Delhi got its new name and status as a capital from Britain only 100 years ago. Starting from Flagstaff tower in North Delhi where British subjects fleeing bloody first Indian freedom war assembled to escape Delhi, drive past the viceregal lodge now functioning as a state legislature. Moving on to Old Delhi where we cover , British magazine, Head post office & a haunted British cemetery where the British soldiers killed in Indian freedom struggle are laid to rest.
per adult from
4 to 6 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Transport by private vehicle
- storyteller guide
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Flagstaff Tower, Northern Ridge Near Delhi University, New Delhi 110002 India
Morning you will be picked up by our professional guide from your hotel and get driven to our first sight "Flagstaff tower".
Flagstaff Tower played an important role during the Indian Freedom struggle of 1857, when Delhi was captured by the freedom fighting forces. On the morning of 11 May 1857, when the sepoys started hunting for and killing European personnel and Christian Indians in the Cantonment, Civil Lines and the walled city of Delhi, the survivors started fleeing towards the Tower.
Duration: 45 minutes
Pass By: Delhi Legislative Assembly, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Khyber Pass, Civil Lines, New Delhi, Delhi 110054, India
Erstwhile British secretariat:- the white, semi-circular Vidhan Sabha was once the seat of British India. It housed both the Central Legislative Council (today’s Parliament) and a temporary Central Secretariat when the Capital of British India was shifted from Kolkata (then Calcutta) to Delhi in December 1911.
Stop At: St. James' Church, Lothian Road, Kashmiri Gate India
St. James' (also known as Skinner's Church) is an Anglican church in Delhi, India, built in 1836 by Colonel James Skinner. It is one of the oldest churches in the city, and It is situated near Historic Kashmiri Gate
OLD Delhi G.P.O:- The oldest post office of Delhi dating back to 1885; this is where the story of India Post began. Despite the age, the building is in good shape due to adequate maintenance and the fact that this is still an operational post office.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Kashmiri Gate, Near, Lothian Rd, Inter State Bus Terminal, Mori Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
Our last stoppage will be "Lothian cemetry" a haunted British cemetery where the British soldiers killed in Indian freedom struggle are laid to rest.
To conclude you will be dropped back to your hotel in Delhi.
Duration: 30 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
All Delhi hotels/Delhi airport
Departure Time :8:30 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Dress code is smart casual
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- 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.