Private Day Tour Of Delhi's Grand Temples

Visit three of the most famous religious sites of Delhi- the Akshardham temple, Lakshmi Narayan temple and the Lotus temple. Get a glimpse into the religious beliefs and culture of India as your guide takes you to these three sites. Spend some time in silent contemplation as you visit these islands of peace in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the city.

Highlights
• Lotus Temple, a Baha’i temple
• Lakshmi Narayan Temple, a Hindu temple
• Akshardham Temple, the largest temple complex in the world

per adult from

$179

AUD

Duration

8 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
    • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Lotus Temple Rd, Bahapur, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Kalkaji Near Kalkaji Temple, East of Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019 India

    You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning and driven to the splendid white, lotus shaped temple which is the last of seven major Baha’i temples in the world. It was built in 1986 and is made of pure white marble. The architect chose the lotus as it is a symbol common to four religions of India- Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Islam. The temple is open to people of all faiths and offers a peaceful sanctuary to meditate and pray. Around the petals are 9 pools of water that glisten in natural light. The temple is a sight to behold when lit up in the evening.



    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), Connaught Place, New Delhi 110002 India

    Next visit the Lakshmi Narayan temple, popularly known as Birla Mandir. It is the first of a series of temples built over India by the industrialist and philanthropist Birla family. It was built in 1939. It is dedicated to the Goddess Lakshmi (the Goddess of Prosperity) and Lord Narayan (the Preserver). The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi on condition that people from all walks of life be permitted to enter it. It is packed with devotees during the festivals of Janmashtami and Diwali. The temple is a 3-storied structure and has 3 large towers, the tallest of which is 525 feet high. The temple also has a large hall, the Geeta Bhawan, which has numerous paintings depicting scenes from various religious texts of India. The temple complex also has a statue of the Buddha.

    Take a pause for lunch (own expense) at a local restaurant.



    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Swaminarayan Akshardham, Nh 24 Akshardham Setu, New Delhi 110092 India

    After lunch, the last stop for the day will be the grand Akshardham temple. The temple has featured in the Guiness Book of World Records as the world’s largest comprehensive Hindu temple. It took five years and 11 000 artisans and volunteers to construct this temple that was opened to the public in 2005. The walls of this ancient style stone temple are covered with intricately carved sculptures of flora, fauna, dancers, musicians and Hindu deities. The temple was constructed on the tenets of traditional Hindu architecture and does not have any ferrous metal. There are over nine domes, 230 intricately carved pillars, 148 life sized elephants and over 20 000 idols in the temple.

    At the end of the tour you will be dropped back at your hotel.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We may pick up travelers from city center hotels / fixed point wiithin city limits. In case pick up is outside central points extra cost shall applicable subject to distance applicable.Airports
    • Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, New Delhi, New Delhi 110037 India
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
    • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. Remove footwear outside the temple. Socks are fine, you can keep wearing them.
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Please wear comfortable shoes.
    • Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple remain closed on Mondays.
    • 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
    • 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-50182P623

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