Events & Activities


Delhi Event: Visiting the Red Fort – The Real Ruby of Delhi

Starting:
24th October 2017

Red Fort or Lal Quila, is one of the most famous landmarks of Delhi. Once graced by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, it was a great display of the power and prestige of the Mughal Sultanate. Today it stands as the synonym of Indian sovereignty and pride. The Red Fort became a part of UNESCOs World Heritage Site list in 2007. Join us as we travel back in time to see and feel the Mughal history embedded in this slice of the past.

Attractions covered (in order)

– Lahori Gate (Entrance and Exit)
– Royal Bazaar (Chhatta Chowk)
– Naubat Khana (Drum-house)
– Indian War Memorial Museum
– Diwan-i-Aam (Hall of Public Audience)
– Rang Mahal
– Nahr-i-Bihisht (Stream of Paradise)
– Mumtaz Mahal, which now houses the Delhi Fort Museum
– Diwan-i-Khaas (Hall of Private Audience)
– Royal residential complex and the Princes’ quarter

Additional Info
1. You should wear loose clothes and comfortable shoes as there will be a lot of walking involved.
2. You must carry adequate amount of cash in case you want to buy something from the royal market inside the fort.
3. The streets of Chandni Chowk are full of delicious street food. Do carry adequate amount of money if you would like to eat there after the tour (Outside of the tour)

Inclusions – Tour Fee

Exclusions – Everything except the tour fee

Meeting Point – Entry Gate to the Red Fort
Chandni Chowk is the nearest metro station. You can choose to walk from there (if you dont mind walking through the busy narrow lanes of Purani Dilli) or take a rickshaw.

About the Host: Anupama is a Debater, Trekker, Backpacker, Poet, Blogger and an aspiring Librarian. She has three obsessions that make life beautiful – travelling, books and music. Anupama is a traveler not just by choice – she was bestowed with a gypsy life by the virtue of being the daughter of an Air Warrior! In the past 22 years, she has been to all the four corners of the nation, lived in more than 7 cities and befriended numerous awesome souls. For the last 4 years, Delhi has been her home.

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