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Delhi: Cultural Walking Tour

1. Delhi: Cultural Walking Tour

Your tour will begin as you meet your storyteller at the meeting point. From there you will be taken to your first point of interest, the Digambar Jain Lal Temple. Following some exploration there you'll be taken to Chandni Chowk to explore its famous bazaars which sell steel, cooking pots, paper kites, and jewellery. You'll also discover old and famous shops, as well as a baptist church. The Lord Shiva's Temple is next, which you will tour before exploring the Golden Mosque as well as some centuries-old havelis. After that you'll encounter Town Hall, before discovering the Haveli of the greatest Urdu poet of all time. Finally, you will visit Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib, a Sikh temple, and the Jama Masjid Mosque. At the conclusion of your experience, your guide will be happy to field any questions which you may have about how to spend the rest of your time in Delhi.

Old Delhi: 3-Hour Tuk-Tuk/Rickshaw Tour

2. Old Delhi: 3-Hour Tuk-Tuk/Rickshaw Tour

This tour gives you a great introduction to the authentic old world charms of Delhi and helps you escape the nuisance of walking amongst the traffic. Meet your guide at the meeting point near Red Fort, then climb into a tuk-tuk, a modified version of the cycle rickshaw. Sit back and enjoy the views as you ride past the several colorful and busy bazaars of Old Delhi while your guide explains the important role that they play for the locals.  Your first stop is Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque. Spend some time walking around the red sandstone courtyard and if you are lucky, you can even climb up a minaret to see the views. Return to your tuk-tuk and ride through Khari Baoli, Asia's largest spice market which has existed since the 17th-century. Get hands-on information about the wonderful world of spices and their medicinal and health benefits. Build up your appetite as you take in the enticing sights and smells before stopping for a quick snack at the famous Chandni Chowk.  Head to your next stop, Gurudwara Sis Ganj, a significant prayer house for Sikhs. Spend some time interacting with locals and try your hand at langar, the community kitchen service. End the tour at Jain Mandir, home to a charitable hospital for birds. Learn about the tenets of the Jain religion before being returned to your initial meeting point near the Red Fort.

Divine Delhi - Spirituality and Beliefs of India

3. Divine Delhi - Spirituality and Beliefs of India

India is a land of diversity where 1.3 billion people with various religious beliefs live in harmony. You will experience the divinity and peace of all the major religions: Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, and Christianity. On this curated tour, you will explore the divinity of Delhi by visiting the most iconic centers of the 4 major religions in India. Following the chronological order of the origins of each of these religions, your expert guide will share important information about Hinduism at the iconic Birla Temple complex and about Islam at the serene Jama Mosque. You will head to Delhi’s famous Cathedral and then to a prominent Sikh temple. You will have the most authentic experience at all 4 locations by taking part in a few rituals first hand and understanding the meaning within. The tour includes transportation by colorful Tuk Tuks and a vegetarian meal at the end, where you will all share your experiences and stories.

New Delhi: Faiths of Indian Culture Guided Tour

4. New Delhi: Faiths of Indian Culture Guided Tour

Start your day with a pickup from your hotel in Delhi where your friendly guide shall meet you in the lobby. Head first to the Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir temple, the oldest and best-known Jain temple in Delhi situated directly across from the Red Fort in the historical Chandni Chowk area. The temple is known for its avian veterinary hospital, the Jain Birds Hospital, in a second building behind the main temple. The next stop is Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, one of the most prominent Sikh gurdwara (house of worship) known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan, as well as the pool inside its complex, known as the Sarovar. Next, drive to the Laxminarayan Temple, also known as the Birla Mandir, a Hindu temple dedicated to Laxminarayan in Delhi. Laxminarayan usually refers to Vishnu, Preserver in the Trimurti, also known as Narayan, when he is with his consort Lakshmi. Before heading to the next religious place of worship, enjoy a light snack with your guide. Next up, visit the Sacred Heart Cathedral, a Roman Catholic cathedral belonging to the Latin Rite and one of the oldest church buildings in New Delhi. The last attraction is the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, one of the Sufi saints, Khwaja Nizamuddin Auliya. Situated in the Nizamuddin West area of Delhi, the dargah is visited by thousands of pilgrims every week. The site is also known for its evening qawwali Sufi Islamic devotional music sessions. At the end of the tour, you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel, or you are free to explore the city on your own.

Delhi: Full Day Temples Tour with Transfers

5. Delhi: Full Day Temples Tour with Transfers

Start your Journey with a hotel pick-up at your desired time where your Driver/Guide will await you. Your First port of call is the Monkey Temple known as Hanuman Temple, the oldest of its kind, where monkeys can still be seen swinging around outside. Learn about the history of the temple where your guide will brief you.  You will stay here for around 20 minutes. The next drive is to Bangla Sahib Sikh Temple, near to Hanuman Temple. Learn about the history of the Sikh religion and visit the kitchen section to see how food is prepared for the masses. You will stay here for 40 Minutes. After that, you will go to the Laxmi Narayan Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Laxmi. Learn about the Hindu religion and customs in different parts of the world. Your guide will also tell you about this place during the 35 minutes at this place. Then it's off to Iskcon Temple,  known as Vaishnav Temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Parthasarathi. Thereafter you will drive to Lotus Temple, also known as Bahai’s House of worship, which is one of a kind. Visit the Prayer hall and worship in your own style, and enjoy the beautiful marble and architecture of the temple. You will stay here for 30 minutes. You will then be ready to head for lunch (Own Expense). Your last destination is Akshardham Temple, where architects have achieved the zenith of carving to induce life in every piece of stone. The Akshardham Temple was officially opened in 2005 by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. You will stay at Akshardham temple for about one hour. Your tour then ends with the drop-off at the hotel.

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What people are saying about New Delhi

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 18 reviews

It was an action packed day with the highlights of Old Delhi. I loved the tuk tuk driving through the narrow alleys and the tasting of the local food and drink. Ishe was a fantastic guide with good stories and a super friendly and happy attitude.

Thanks to Aamir for an excellent tour! I had a lot of fun seeing the sights of Old Delhi. I especially enjoyed making rotis. Aamir was very friendly and knowledgeable. I highly recommend this service.

Well organised with good service and follow up. Our guide, Riyaz was knowledgeable and very friendly.

Good experience, our guide Harshit was very friendly and knowledgable. I reccomend this tour.

Great tour guide, very knowledgeable. Learned a lot about India. Thank you!