Old Delhi Walking Tours
We recommend our Walking Tours for those guests who love to walk and want to submerge in the hustle bustle and chaos of Old Delhi in a more explicit manner!
In the walking tour we visit some popular places and we also venture into some extremely narrow alleys where one can witness the day to day life of the city dwellers and get a close image of the city's rich culture and family traditions. While walking in the narrow streets we pass by some ancient temples, havelis with beautiful facades, ethnically dressed men and women, small manufacturing units making embroided clothes, gift boxes, wedding cards, sweets, breads etc. In complete contrast to the calm alleys we also visit the vibrant and bustling bazaars where one is pleasantly surprised to see the glitz and glamour of the old town. During the walk we also sample some popular food. To visualize the beauty of the bygone days the trained guides give an accurate description of the sites along with rare pictures and sketches. visit to an Old Haveli* (mansion), built in the 17th century, showcasing beautiful Mughal style architecture. If you have time to explore Old Delhi, this would be an ideal tour for you.
We have the option of providing wireless Audio head sets to each guests which helps you listen to uninterrupted live commentary given by the tour guide. As Old Delhi streets are noisy and chaotic, the headsets enables you to walk freely and look around instead of struggling to walk right nest to the guide.
Rate : USD 40 per person (without wireless head sets)
USD 50 per person (with audio headsets)
Start Time : Flexible (recommended start time: 9:30 am)
Duration : 3 - 3.5 hours
Meeting Point : Digambar Jain Lal Temple ( opp. The Red Fort)
The route covers:
Historic Monuments – Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Fatehpuri Masjid
Worship places – Gauri Shankar temple, Jain temple, Church, Gurudwara Sis Ganj
Palaces - Gadodia Palace, Begum Shamroo Palace
Architectural marvels – beautiful carvings and colorful facades
Spice Market - Asia's largest spice market
Bazaars – Jewelry, Wedding, Fabrics, Gowns, Handicrafts, Incenses
Haveli – An old mansion with its original Mughal Architecture
Eateries – serving famous Indian delicacies for more than a century
* We either go inside or walk by the above mentioned places
* Minimum booking of 2 guests is required. Kids below 10 will not be charged.
* Entrance charge of Rs. 300 per head extra in case we go inside Jama Masjid mosque
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