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The Cruel Tughlaq Dynasty - A Private Historical Walk with Lunch

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What to Expect
You will be picked up from your central New Delhi hotel and driven to the forts of the Tughlaq Dynasty along with your English Speaking Guide.

The story of this once powerful and cruel family will be shared by your historian guide. The region that was established by the Tughlaqs came to be known as Tughlaqabad, the third city of Delhi. Their unique style of architecture can be admired in regional buildings and monuments. See the architecturally magnificent monuments of Tughlaqabad consisting of forts and the tomb of Ghiyas-Ud-Din-Tughlaq.

The grand Tughlaqabad Fort was built in the early 14th century. Complete with rubble-filled walls and massive stone fortifications over uneven ground, it is the perfect example of Tughlaq architecture.

The highest viewing platform of the fort is a citadel called Bijay Mandal. Over the years archaeologists have discovered remains of the kitchen, a step-well, storage rooms and sluice gates.

The Tughlaqabad Fort houses the tomb of Ghiyas-ud-Din Tughlaq, a structure that claims to be the first to use the combination of sandstone and marble. The graves of his wife and successor Mohammed Bin Tughlaq are present in the same tomb. This architectural masterpiece consists of a dome standing over an octagonal surface layered with marble and slate.

Adjacent to the Tughlaqabad Fort is the forgotten Adilabad Fort, often overshadowed by the grandeur of the Tughlaqabad Fort. Built by Mohammed Bin Tughlaq, the Adilabad fort was conceived with an idea of providing protection to his people living within the boundary of the new city of Jahanpanah. Legends claim that the influence of a curse led to the emperor abandoning the Tughlaqabad Fort and the city of Jahanpanah. You’ll get to unravel these mystical lore with your well-versed guide.

Following the conclusion of your tour, enjoy a lunch at a local restaurant before you will be taken back to your hotel within New Delhi city center.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your hotel in the city of New Delhi
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Same as departure location
Inclusions
  • Transport by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off within city center only
  • English speaking Local Guide
  • Lunch at Local restaurant (Beverage Excluded)
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities. (Optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Children below 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: SITA World Tours
60 reviews
madhav24
Mumbai, India
44754
Great guide
An impressive excursion . The guide Sajjan who accompanied us was very courteous and co operative. Definitely a
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asoomaurya
New Delhi, India
124
An evening full of fun
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New Delhi, India
102
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Puneet G
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273
Surely should visit once
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30
Real goa
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152
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143
Reunion follow up
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1111
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Bettina C
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20
Beautiful and excellent food - wunderbares und excellents Essen!
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Kann2404
10
If you are very keen to watch Dolphins, it’s total waste of time. It hardly appears here.
If you are very keen to watch Dolphin, pls do not visit this place. It hardly appears to us . Also I doubt Dolphin
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Anabeebees
Shanghai, China
171
Highly Recommend Anil
We came to Delhi in the middle of political instability and we were worried about the safety of Red Fort because
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adneyadeodhar
Bentonville, Arkansas
11
Awesome guide!!
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Georgie Antony C
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Anu P
20
Awsome
We had an amazing experience.... food was delicious and staff was very humble and courteous.... we love the
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Hirak K
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
18175
Loved the food
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  • Duration: 4h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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