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3-Hour Old Delhi Heritage Walking Tour With Rickshaw Ride

1. 3-Hour Old Delhi Heritage Walking Tour With Rickshaw Ride

Benefit from a pick-up by a local guide and walk to the nearest metro station to start your tour of Old Delhi. If your hotel is far from the metro station, your guide will pick you up by tuk-tuk and take you to the station. Explore the Red Fort, spread over 255 acres, connecting Old and New Delhi. Built in 1648, this Fort has royal residences, sections for public audiences used by Mughal emperors and fountains. Learn the history of Shah Jahan, who also commissioned the Taj Mahal in Agra, and admire the architecture of an era gone-by. Ride the metro to experience Delhi's lifeline first hand. Upon arrival in Old Delhi, stroll the streets to discover the heritage buildings and watch the lifestyle and culture come to life. Go to the Jama Masjid mosque, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656. Dive down the lanes of Old Delhi to visit the bazaars, where your guide will share ancient stories. Stop on one of Old Delhi's most famous streets to taste an Indian paratha flatbread, commonly served as a snack. Go to one of the city's gurudwara (Sikh temples), and then travel by cycle rickshaw to the spice market to get an insight into the produce on sale. 

Old and New Delhi: 8-Hour Private City Tour

2. Old and New Delhi: 8-Hour Private City Tour

Start the day with pickup in a private car from your hotel. This tour can be customized according to your specific interests and hobbies, or the areas that you want to explore.  In Old Delhi, the top places to visit are the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and the Spice Market. You may also like to take a ride in a local rickshaw. In New Delhi, visit Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, the Lotus Temple, India Gate, the Agrasen ki Baoli step, and Raj Ghat. Drive past the presidential residence and parliament house.  In both Old Delhi and New Delhi, you'll gain fascinating insights into daily local life and you'll learn about the history and culture of India.  If you'd like to learn even more about Delhi, you may choose the option of a guided tour. Your private guide will accompany you on your trip alongside your driver to explain the history of the sites you visit. Choose the tour option with included entry tickets for maximum convenience during your adventure.

Old Delhi Street Food Tasting Tour

3. Old Delhi Street Food Tasting Tour

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.

Eat Like a Local: Chandni Chowk Street Food and Walking Tour

4. Eat Like a Local: Chandni Chowk Street Food and Walking Tour

What better way to explore a city than its food! Explore India and its culture and tradition in this amazing food and heritage walk of the glorious city of Old Delhi! You tour will start with your guide picking you up from your hotel and taking you on a metro ride.  After reaching Old Delhi, your first stop will be at Gurudwara Sis Ganj, (Sikh Gurudara with an important historic reference) where you can learn about the community kitchen service. Begin your food walk with, some sweet jalebis (deep fried sweet dish made by corn flour and sugar syrup) and samosa (fried triangular bread stuffed with potatoes) from a 100-year-old shop. Walk ahead with your guide to try Raj Kachori (kind of chat filled with fresh yogurt, sweet and sour sauces in a crispy edible bowl.) Once you’re done here, get ready to stuff some gorgeous paranthas (Indian flatbread filled with a variety of stuffing’s like cheese, cashews, chilli, and lemon to name a few!), Kulia ki chaat (different fruit bowls filled with chickpeas and masala) and a very unique fruit sandwich. After this, walk towards the spice market to see the whole world of spices and then fill your belly some more with dishes like rabri-faluda (rice noodles), chole bhatura (chickpeas curry and fried bread) and a chilled glass of Lassi! (Sweetened yogurt) Finish your gastronomic journey with some chilled and mouth-watering kulfi (Indian ice cream with more than 50 flavours) before your guide takes you back to the metro station.

Delhi: Heritage Photography Tour

5. Delhi: Heritage Photography Tour

Delhi is indeed a photographer’s heaven, with every photographer both amateur and professional alike wanting to visit at least once throughout their lives. It is filled with captivating scenery, and is one of the most colorful and lively areas of the world. Throughout this walking tour your guides will aim to help you explore the best photography points in Delhi which are unknown to major tourists. These will be locations which you would easily miss if you were exploring the city on our own. You'll discover sites such as the Safdarjung Tomb and the Muhammad Shah Sayyid Tomb, which displays relics from Delhi's history. Following that you will encounter Lodhi Garden, the loveliest park in the city of Delhi and the best place to capture nature, architecture, and different varieties of trees and flowers. You'll then pass through centuries-old buildings, wide lanes, embassies of different countries, and the 15th-century Bara Gumbad tomb and mosque, before using the Athpula Bridge to cross a lake. Towards the end of your tour, visit the Shish Gumbad, the last lineage of the Lodhi Dynasty, as well as the Rose Garden and the Sikandar Lodi Tomb. You'll finish by exploring some Lodhi street art, which uses painted walls to showcase diverse graffiti themes such as nature, the origin of the world, and life and death.

Delhi: Street Art Tour

6. Delhi: Street Art Tour

First up, Khan Market. This is one of Delhi’s poshest neighbourhood hangouts: a complex where people flock to dine at restaurants, converse in cafes, and shop the latest trends. Next stop, Lodhi Gardens. Wander through this spectacular 90-acre garden and discover tombs, mosques and bridges built during the 15th century Sayyid and Lodhi periods. We’ll explain some nuances of Mughal design and traditional art reflected in these magnificent structures. Finally, Lodhi Colony, the heart of street art in Delhi as well as India’s first public art district. Learn about the artists and the stories behind the murals that adorn the neighborhood. (Your tour guide, aka art expert, will double as a photographer; we know you’ll want to Instagram and strike a few poses while you’re at it.)

All Inclusive New & Old Delhi Tour

7. All Inclusive New & Old Delhi Tour

Delhi is the heart of India. And, as the saying goes, “Delhi is all about hearts” makes this city a destination. The city has hundreds of years of political rulers as Mughals and Britishers, who came to India for something and stayed. Delhi is a city that has the Indira Gandhi International Airport to connect to the world and vice-e-versa. Today, it is a metro city and having the past and present in its every corner. Hello India Tour will meet you at the set location place for the Same Day Old, and New Delhi Tour that begins at 8:30 am. From shopping, touring to spoiling yourself with multi-cuisine, Delhi has everything to offer its traveler. The India Gate, Jama Masjid, Akshardham Temple, the Lotus Temple, the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb are landmarks to be visited. Walk through the lanes of Chandni Chowk to the tasteful shopping centers. --------- Below is your itinerary for the tour and it is subjective to modify as per the flights. __________________________________________________________________ At 08:30 am: Visit Jama Masjid and Old Delhi Our designated guide will take you around the city to visit Jama Masjid, the biggest mosque in India, Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib is the next stop, Here you will explore the culture of Sikh religion and also you will become a witness of a live Donation Kitchen and then from the narrow street of old Delhi you will visit Chandni chowk market and spice market. Afterward you will visit the tomb of Humayun, this monument belongs from 16th century. Then time to visit India Gate, A memorable of those soldier who lost there lives for India. At 1:30 pm: Lunch Delhi is the place where you can eat anything in each lane of the city because there is always something cooking around the road and the market and you will appreciate the multi-cuisine offered. You will get the chance to taste the best North Indian and Mughlai food. After a break, you will continue your tour. At 2:30 pm: Historical Buildings Now, the chauffeur will drive down through Parliament House, President palace, India Gate and then you will continue for the most popular visit of Qutub Minar. In Qutub Minar your guide will explain you about the Tallest Minar. Then You will be driving down the Lotus Temple similar to Opera house of Sydney. At 6:30 pm: Tours End The Same Day Old and New Delhi Tour from Hello India Tour will showcase India, its way of life and customs. Delhi is not just about the historical facts and figures; it is more than what it seems to the new person. For visitors, this visit will make a grand adventure. Tour Highlights: The lunch and guide as requested language are offered, and the tour will take around 10 hours.

Delhi: Street Art, Ancient Stepwell and South Indian Lunch

8. Delhi: Street Art, Ancient Stepwell and South Indian Lunch

Explore some of the hippest places in Delhi on this immersive tour. Discover the best street art in Delhi and listen to insights about the local art and architecture scene from your guide. Delhi has fast become a hub of street art, and some real artists have made the walls of Delhi their canvas. From gender inequality and deforestation to sci-fi fantasies and famous characters, Delhi’s walls speak a new language now.  Your storyteller guide will complement your experience by telling you interesting facts and trivia about Delhi, as well as food, street art and photography more generally.  You'll also visit a centuries-old stepwell in the heart of the capital. End the tour with a food stop at a famous South Indian restaurant to enjoy a Dosa lunch and filter coffee.

Delhi: Photography Walking Tour with Lunch

9. Delhi: Photography Walking Tour with Lunch

Discover a unique glimpse of Delhi, as you get ready to capture the mood, and moments of the city with your smartphone or digital camera, no matter if you're an amateur, hobbyist, or pro photographer. Take an early morning metro ride to Old Delhi, observing through your camera how people start their day in Delhi’s downtown. Walk around the narrow streets, perch up rooftops to get some best views in this famed old town. Get the best vantage points for your photos. Visit a centuries-old spice market, where you can get spices from any corner of India and discover a secret spot, which will give you a birds eye view of Old Delhi. Move over to the greener Delhi, the Lutyens Zone and collect visual shots of the magnificent Raisina Hill and other colonial buildings with their remarkable architecture. Visit Gurudwara Sikh temple, which is a colorful place, and sneak into their giant kitchen which prepares meals for up to 100,000 people. Frame the peaceful mood in your pictures. Take a stop for lunch to savour local delicacies. Be spoilt for food choices in Delhi. Enjoy a walk in the nearby Lodhi garden at the golden hour and capture the hues of the iconic monument and get some perfect shots.

New Delhi: Walking Tour by Night

10. New Delhi: Walking Tour by Night

Enjoy the charms of New Delhi and get an understanding of its history, culture and people on this walking tour. Meet your guide at Connaught Place and stroll through the illuminated buildings. Explore an ancient temple and other beautiful monuments that are easily missed without the help of a local guide. Enjoy glimpses of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, one of the most prominent Sikh temples in the city, lit up by beautiful light features.  Next, hop on a rickshaw and head to India Gate and marvel at the green, white and orange lighting of the Indian flag. During your tour, enjoy a detailed and interesting commentary from your guide who will tell you local stories and hidden secrets about each of the sites visited.

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What people are saying about New Delhi

Saurabh’s tour was very good, and informative. He was able to communicate very clearly and in English for us. It was a very hot day and he made sure we were comfortable at all times. We definitely recommend him as a guide! And will be happy to have a tour with him next time we are in India!

Enjoyable tour exploring streets, temples and markets of Chandni Chowk and Old Delhi.. Our guide was great! He was very friendly, courteous and passionate about providing us with information so that we could better understand and enjoy our experiences.

We very much enjoyed this tour and Stan was an excellent guide. We tried delicious food and it was a fantastic way to introduce us to Old Delhi! Would definitely recommend!

Suraj was great! Very kind, patient and excellent at informing me of all things while we did our walking tour of India I highly recommend him!

Excellent guide and driver. Both of them so kind and know their job very well. I really recommend them.