3 Must Things To Do on Delhi Tours

The capital of India, New Delhi is sprinkled with dazzling gems like insightful museums, ancient monuments, art galleries and many eateries. This city has not left even a single stone upturned in alluring the heart of tourists, and globetrotters on Delhi tours can a do a lot of things that make up for a perfect holiday. Two different worlds co-exist in this city with their unique specialities. The Old Delhi consists of narrow lanes, ageing architectural buildings, while New Delhi is marked by modernity making it one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. Here is a list of few things that travelers can do to make their holidays in Delhi even more interesting.

Visit India Gate

India Gate New Delhi

Located in the heart of the city, India Gate is the most prominent attraction that people can visit while spending their holidays in Delhi. Standing on a low-base made of Bharatpur stone, this war monument was built in order to commemorate the Indian soldiers, who lost their lives during the First World War. The walls of the gate are marked by the names of these martyrs. Another memorial, Amar Jawan Jyoti is lighted throughout the day and night under the arch of India Gate. The colourful fountains lit during the night add to the magnificence of this place. Travelers can enjoy a leisure walk in the green lawns surrounding the monument, which is an ideal tourist spot.

Taste the Amazing Street Food

India Gate New Delhi

Travelers on Delhi tours can tickle their taste buds with scrumptious food that can be found in almost every street of the city. The famous Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi, often called the food capital of India, is the best place to relish delicious street food. The area is filled with the aroma of the food that tempts people to give a try to these mouth-watering delicacies. The streets of this place are filled with sellers of sweet and rich breads soaked in ghee. The essence of the street food of Delhi lies in the delicious chat consisting of a mixture of crispy fried bread, pieces of potato, dahi bhalla and sweet and sour spices.

It is the only place in Delhi where travelers can have paya and nihari. A range of non-vegetarian dishes that can be savored by tourists here is shami kebab, shahjahani korma and mutton korma. Those with a sweet tooth can binge on sinful kulfi, offered in different flavors like kewra, banana, rose, kesar and pista.

Explore Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple New Delhi
Located in the east of Nehru Place, Lotus Temple is the last of the seven major temples of Bahai in the world that travelers can explore while availing Delhi holiday packages. Built in the shape of the Lotus flower, the temple was completed in the year 1986. Made of pure white marble, the structure comprises 29 petals around which there are nine pools that are naturally lit. People of every religion come here to meditate and attain peace as the symbol of lotus is common to every religion.

To have an unforgettable experience, holidaymakers can do these three things on Delhi tours.

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Explore 3 Attractions with Karnataka Tour Packages

Karnataka, located in the Southwestern region of India, is popular among tourists for majestic temples and lavish structures. Soaked in traditions, the state is dotted with numerous attractions like Mysore Palace, Karanji Lake and Chennakesava Temple. People looking forward to visit these places can book various Karnataka tour packages offered by online travel agencies (OTAs). These packages often cover all the prominent attractions that can be explored during their visit to this state, and here is a list of popular ones that are often included in it.

Cubbon Park

Cubbon Park

Situated in the city of Bengaluru, Cubbon Park is one of the most popular tourist attractions that one should not miss while enjoying Karnataka holidays. It has been named after Sir Mark Cubbon – the erstwhile Viceroy of India. The park is a home to about 6000 species of trees and plants, including cassia fistula, Schinus molle and rare species like Delonix and Grevillea Robusta. Travellers can see a large number of government buildings in this park like the government museum, public library and the high court.

One of the worth exploring structures here is Attara Kacheri, which is built in stones and exhibits the Gothic architectural style. It is a two-storey building, situated at the entrance of the park. The State Archaeological Museum comprises antique items, such as old coins and inscriptions, belonging to the Mohenjodaro Period. There is also a toy train that is operated for the amusement of children. Travellers looking for peace can spend some quality time in this park.

Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace

People on Karnataka tours can visit Mysore Palace, located in the heart of the Mysore city. It is a three-storey building with domes of pink colour marble. The Doll Pavilion at the entrance of museum displays antique items made of silver, gold, ivory and marble from all over the world. The Royal Marriage Hall behind this court is the most attractive portion of this palace, followed by a huge open-air court. Travellers can see details of the festivals and ceremonies of the bygone era depicted in the oil paintings that are hung on the walls of the corridors of this palace.

Badami Cave Temples

Badami Temple

With Karnataka tour packages, tourists can explore the Badami Cave Temples, situated between the two rocky hills. It is a complex structure consisting of four cave temples carved out of the soft Badami red sandstone out of a cliff. Built in the Dravidian and Nagara styles of architecture, these caves feature inscriptions in old Kannada script. The first three caves are the Hindu temples, and the fourth cave belongs to the Buddhist faith. The first cave of the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and features the idol of his incarnation of Nataraja. The entrance of the cave is decorated with different images of Shiva in dance postures. Its ceilings feature the images of Shiva and Parvati and his serpent.

Dedicated to Vishnu, the second cave of the temple is on the top of a sandstone hill, is portrayed as a dwarf and boar. The third cave of the biggest of all the caves. Highlighting the Deccani art, it throws light on the culture and art of the 6th century that includes jewellery costumes. The fourth cave belongs to Jain, and consists of the carvings of Padmavathi and Tirthankaras.

Holidaymakers can explore these three attractions with Karnataka tour packages.