Guided tour

Old Delhi Street Food Tasting Tour

4.8 / 5

80 reviews

Activity provider: Reality Tours and Travel

Old Delhi Street Food Tasting Tour

Activity provider: Reality Tours and Travel

From US$ 41 per person

Experience the culture of India through the vibrant street food scene of Old Delhi on a tasting tour of local on-the-go snacks. Travel from location to location by rickshaw and experience the city like a local.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the winding backstreets of Old Delhi
  • Visit a selection of hand-picked street vendors to try local specialties
  • Wander through the largest spice market in Asia and experience the intoxicating aromas
Full description
Sample the unique street food of Delhi on an immersive tasting tour with a local guide. Meet a selection of hand-picked street vendors in Old Delhi, all selected for their excellent hygiene and tasty dishes. Try local specialties such as chole bhature (fried bread) from the Punjab and dahi vada (fried flour balls in thick yoghurt). Sample a tasty aloo chat (fried potatoes with spices and chutney) and some delicious parathas (flatbreads). Cool your palate with a lassi and indulge your sweet tooth with some sugar-soaked jalebis, the local equivalent of rice pudding or bread and butter pudding.  Meat eaters can try some tasty fried chicken, while vegetarians will be in heaven in the bustling Matia Mahal neighborhood. Learn about Delhi’s historic walled city as you travel by rickshaw. Soak up the hustle and bustle of everyday life on the narrow streets, discover the largest spice market in Asia, and stop to admire the imposing Jama Masjid.
Includes
  • Street food tastings
  • Guide
  • Transportation by rickshaw
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet outside Gate 1 of the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station on Connaught Place. Gate 1 is located near the Wildcraft store. Your guide will be wearing a blue button down shirt, or a black hooded sweatshirt in the winter months.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Know before you go

    • All of the street food vendors have been hand-picked for their excellent hygiene
    • The local operator cannot be held liable for any adverse reactions guests may experience
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 80 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.7/5
    • Safety
      4.9/5

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    A very incredible experience, our guide was very kind, he answered all our questions, he took us by subway, then by bicycle taxi through all the streets and by tuck tuck! The food was very good, we asked that it not be too spicy and he did everything possible to make it a unique experience by being able to see and live the day-to-day life of the local people, and his meals were recommended by our guide, sourav. We recommend it 100%

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    October 4, 2022

    The street food tour with Abhishek and Sagar was just great. We were able to try so many different delicacies and thus get to know Indian food in a safe and stomach-friendly way. The two kept asking if we wanted more of a dish. But we ate so much because it was so delicious that nothing more went in :) There was always enough food and bottled water, which was always available. We found it very positive that Abhishek and Sagar were two guides. As we were a group of four, two guides in Old Dehli made a lot of sense. Abi went in front and Sagar in the back, so we always stayed together. That gave me a consistently good feeling.

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    September 30, 2022

    If I could leave more than 5 stars I would. Sam was amazing tour guide and brought us to such an amazing list of places to eat and walking through the bazaars. I really can’t recommend this tour and especially Sam enough. Truely the best way to explore Old Delhi

    July 19, 2022

    Product ID: 172254