Is Delhi Sightseeing in One Day Possible?

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20+ Best Delhi Tourist Spots See List of Places.

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Tour Timings 7:30 am to 6:00 pm.

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Namaste! You are planning to visit Delhi and only have a day in hand.

Wondering if  Delhi Sightseeing by bus is possible or not? Here’s what has to say about travelling Delhi with HO-HO Bus.

After all Delhi is no ordinary city.

Mirza Ghalib a preeminent Indian Urdu and Persian poet once wrote:

I asked my soul: What is Delhi? Soul replied: The world is the body and Delhi its life!

Delhi, the capital of India is full of rich history and culture, and thus has so many places to discover.

Delhi has India’s largest mosques Jama Masjid, imposing Red Forts, beautiful Humayun Tomb, Gandhi Smriti, grandiose Akshardham, picturesque  gardens of Mughal era, and not to forget variety of museums and art gallerys.

Delhi has it all!

Delhi also boast of being hub to variety of lip-smacking local cuisines. Chandni-chowk in Old Delhi is reminiscent of  soul of Delhi-Food. One can find variety of local-cuisines which you will not find anywhere in the world!

Tourists around the world are constantly astonished by the incredible proximity of freshness and  Indian culture of Delhi.

Delhi is also very popular among tourists for shopping arti-facts, handi-crafts, garments.

Quick Tip: It’s always advisable to book the entry monument tickets in advance.  You can save your self from long queues and save time. 

How to Do Delhi in One Day?

Now you can visit 20+ tourist spots with Delhi Tourism’s Hop On Hop Off (HOHO)Bus

In  a day one can visit 7-9 places at max with HOHO Bus.

Start your tour early morning @ 7:30 am.  Refer Timings

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  • President-House--Modi
  • Food tour
  • madamme tussauds

How to Do Delhi in Two Days?

Honestly, Delhi has more than 20+ tourist spots.

So, Honestly one needs at least two days to explore the main tourist places of Delhi, and you should ideally keep two days in hand to explore Delhi.
You can easily book a Two Day Sightseeing Tour with HOHO Bus covering more than 20+ tourist attractions that too at your own pace!
I can not stress this enough, how important it is to have at minimum two days at your disposal for Delhi Sightseeing.

Delhi Sightseeing in One Day is Possible, too !

One day is enough though if you plan your itinerary as per your preferences and taste and be very selective.

In this post, you will learn how to plan your Delhi itinerary so that you can explore Delhi without missing out on places you always wanted to see.

Below you will find Delhi Sightseeing Itinerary based on typical tourist preferences that we have observed over past five years or so.

1. Delhi Sightseeing Itinerary of a Typical Domestic Tourist: 

A “Typical” domestic tourist i,e a big majority of the tourist visiting Delhi prefer not to miss the popular tourists places :

  1. Red Fort
  2. Qutab Minar
  3. Lotus Temple
  4. India Gate
  5. Indira Gandhi Museum
  6. Rajghat
  7. Nehru Museum
  8. Jantar Mantar
  9. *Aksahrdham

In this itinerary you are covering all the popular monuments and museums in Delhi and can be done in one day.

This can be easily done in one day with Delhi Tourism’s Hop On Hop Off One Day Tour

2. Delhi Sightseeing Itinerary of a Typical International Tourist:

Our experience says that majority of the international tourists prefer to spend more time on heritage monuments than museums.

  1. Red Fort
  2. Humayun’s Tomb
  3. Qutab Minar
  4. India Gate
  5. Lotus Temple
  6. Raj Ghat
  7. National Museum
  8. Jantar Mantar
  9. *Akshardham

Here, you are covering almost all the popular heritage monuments that can be explored in one day.

Above itineraries give you enough scope to do shopping at Chandni Chowk near Red fort and Janpath near Jantar Mantar.

*Akshardham can be done after the Delhi Tour of HOHO by taking a metro to Akshardham Metro Station. It would normally take you 3 hours or more to explore it.

This can be easily done in one day with Delhi Tourism’s Hop On Hop Off One Day Tour

Before we wrap up keep these tips handy:

  • Beware of fake tourist offices who try to dupe  by charging exorbitantly
  • Better not to opt for tour operators who stop at commissioned shops
  • Opt for GPS enabled bus services for better security
  • Beware of touts at Airport, Railway stations

Now you know which all places not to miss and how to plan your Delhi tour in one day. In case you have any further query feel free to contact HOHO customercare. Do not forget to share 🙂

Author: Surojit Ghosh