Category: Delhi

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India Gate: An experience, not just a photo op

When you think of India, the first two cities that come to mind are Delhi and Mumbai. And usually, the first stops at these cities are colossal arches of the cities – The India Gate and Gateway of India. In fact, we’ve all seen so many pictures of these two...

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Shankar’s International Dolls Museum, Delhi

Delhi is famous for many things. It is the capital of India. It is well-known for its rich Mughal heritage which includes several UNESCO World Heritage such as the Qutub Minar or Humayun’s Tomb. It is loved for its mouth-watering street food at Chandani Chowk. Delhi, however, still has several...

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City Palace Jaipur: A tribute to Rajput heritage

A state of sand dunes and lush forests, palaces and camels, Rajasthan is one of the most well maintained states of India. It is tourist friendly with ample sign boards, multilingual guides and friendly locals. Rajasthan is known as the Land of Kings, with the opulence of the kings of...

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Agra Fort: A showcase of Mughal Grandeur

Just two kilometres from the famous Taj Mahal lies the Agra Fort. Agra Fort was built by Mughal Emporer Akbar in 1565. It is one of the most magnificent and imposing forts of India. More four thousand labourers toiled on its construction which took eight years to finish. It is...

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Fatehpur Sikri: The abandoned capital of Akbar

One of the primary stops of every tourist in India is the Taj Mahal. One of the Wonders of the World, The Taj Mahal is undoubtedly a stunning beauty to behold. However, not many people know that that is not the only attraction that Agra holds. Just a little off...

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Jantar Mantar: Jaipur’s astronomical observatory

Just a four hour drive from New Delhi is Jaipur, Rajasthan’s capital city. Founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur is now a part of the Golden Triangle Tourist Circuit which also includes Agra and Delhi. Jaipur holds several fascinating attractions for tourists including the City Palace,...

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Amer Fort, Jaipur: A Mughal and Hindu style fusion

A four hour drive from Delhi lies the capital of Rajasthan – Jaipur. Popularized as the ‘Pink City’ because of the stone used in the construction of several buildings in the city, Jaipur is the holy grail of travellers visiting Rajasthan. Some of the most famous attractions include the Jantar...

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GuideTrip – How to eat like a local in India

A huge part of a travel experience is getting to know local traditions, history and culture. You can get in touch with all three aspects of India’s national identity just by eating. Sure, there’s a Starbucks and McDonalds in virtually every city on the planet but do you really want to...

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Top 5 things to do in Delhi

There are a number of events that have helped Delhi evolve as a major tourist destination – none bigger than the Commonwealth Games in 2010 and the Cricket World Cup in 2011. These two years changed the landscape of India’s capital city; with renovations of the capital’s heritage buildings and...

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Welcome to GuideTrip’s Blog!

Hello and a warm welcome to GuideTrip’s first post! Join us as we invite you to come and share our enthusiasm and excitement for destinations from all across the world. Let’s swap travel stories, discuss new itineraries and with the help of our friendly and reliable tour guides, create brand...