- Follow in the footsteps of Indian legend, Mahatma Gandhi and learn about his message of non-violence and truth. Visit all the historical sites associated with the 'Father of the Nation' and hear stories of his courageous life. Assassinated in 1948, Gandhi left an enduring philosophical legacy that still resonates with millions of people worldwide.
Traveling in a small group through Delhi, this is the ideal opportunity to learn more about the life and time of Indian legend Mahatma Gandhi. Your journey begins with a visit to Gandhi Smriti in New Delhi where Gandhi spent the last 144 days of his life and where he was assassinated on January 30, 1948. View the preserved room where Gandhi lived and see the grounds where he was shot during his nightly public walk. The museum here houses various articles associated with Gandhi's life and death.
Your next stop is the 'Gandhi Memorial Museum', commonly known as 'National Gandhi Museum'. The origin of this museum dates back to the period soon after the assassination showcases personal relics, manuscripts, books, journals and documents as well as photographic and audio-visual material.
Continue to Raj Ghat. Located on the west bank of the Yamuna River and set in the midst of deep green lawns a simple square platform marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Raj Gat is a memorial to Gandhi inscribed with the words "Hey Ram", the last words uttered by Gandhi before collapsing after being shot.
Your local guide will lead you through the life and times of Mahatma Gandhi, learning more about his message of truth, non violence and peace. Traveling in a small group, maximum 12 people, allows for an intimate and informative experience.
At the end of the trip you are free for personal exploration or alternatively your local guide can assist with arranging a taxi back to your hotel.
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