You will be set out from your hotel in an air-conditioned car/coach for a sightseeing tour in New Delhi, the capital of India. A local English speaking guide will accompany you on this excursion. You will visit the following famous landmarks of the city:
The beautiful mandir built without steel, consists of 234 ornately carved pillars, 9 ornate domes, 20 quadrangled shikhars, a spectacular Gajendra Pith (plinth of stone elephants) and 20,000 murtis and statues of India’s great sadhus, devotees, acharyas and divine personalities. The mandir is a fusion of pink stone and pure white marble, where pink stone symbolizes bhakti in eternal bloom and white marble that of absolute purity and eternal peace. Akshardham was created by HDH Pramukh Swami Maharaj in fulfillment to the wish of his guru, Brahmaswarup Yogiji Maharaj, the fourth successor in the spiritual hierarchy of Bhagwan Swaminarayan. In only a short timespan of five years Swaminarayan Akshardham became a reality through the blessings of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, 300 million man hours of epic services rendered by 11,000 volunteers, sadhus and artisans and the immense sacrifice, austerities, prayers of hundreds of thousands of young and old devotees of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha.
HALF DAY MUSEUM TOUR
28TH OCTOBER, 2018
09:30 – 13:30 HRS OR 13:30 – 17:00 HRS
You will be set out from your hotel in an air conditioned car/coach for a sightseeing tour in New Delhi, the capital of India. A local English speaking guide will accompany you on this excursion. You will visit the following famous landmarks of the city:
Located on Janpath, National museum is one of the treasures of the glorious past. The museum has a large collection of excavated items many of which date back to 2nd and 3rd B.C. The museum has separate section for the harrapa (Indus valley civilization collection. Recently the museum added a very interesting section of Jewellery collection. Apart from the regular sections the museum has regular exhibition on different themes. Information about any such exhibition can be obtained from the museum or from the tourist officers. A daily film show is organized in the auditorium of the museum and it is closed on Monday.
National Rail Museum:
National Rail museum located in Chanakya pur. It is unique in its collection of rail engines and locomotives. India was among the countries which had railway line since 19th century. The locomotives in the museum are displayed in open. But they also have a small in house museum which gives the details of the progress and development on the history of railway in India.