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Delhi, India

Delhi

Delhi

(Delhi, Rajasthan & North)

Formally known as the National Capital Territory; Delhi has been consistently colonized after the 6th century BC and is the country capital today. Legend states that the city was once the location of Indraprastha, the capital of the Pandava clan. Delhi is home to 1,200 heritage structures, over 175 historical monuments and is a major travel hub.


The Capital City of India.

Formally known as the National Capital Territory; Delhi has been consistently colonized after the 6th century BC and is the country capital today. Legend states that the city was once the location of Indraprastha, the capital of the Pandava clan. Delhi is home to 1,200 heritage structures, over 175 historical monuments and is a major travel hub.

The Delightful Architecture of the Lotus Temple

An excellent example of modern architecture is the Bahá'í House of Worship better known as the Lotus temple. Built to resemble the structure the lotus flower, the temple was finished in the year 1986. It has been in the spotlight for its unique design and received many awards for Avant Garde architecture. People belonging to all religions are allowed entrance, as Bahá'í Faith does not discriminate. The temple has a beautiful interior and the exterior is adorned by beautiful pools of water shaped like lotus petals.

Tourism in Delhi

A major tourist hub; the city hosts a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. They are graced with a combination of Indian-Mughal architecture such as the glorious Humayun's Tomb constructed in 1560 and the Red fort. Travelers will particularly enjoy visiting the Swaminarayan temple of Akshardham. It is a significant monument with classical architecture that hosts sound and light shows every evening.

The Jama Masjid based in old Delhi is also a site to be marveled at, as it was built by Mughal and Turkish leaders. It is the biggest mosque in the country, located close to Chandni Chowk where tourists can get a taste of Mughlai cuisine and purchase traditional Zardozi sarees.

Old Delhi City Tour.

If you prefer, you will be taken on a cycle rickshaw to Chandni Chowk Bazaar by your guide. The narrow lanes of this bazaar have plenty of shops selling various kinds of items.

Named by the UNESCO as a world heritage site, the Red Fort with its 2.5 kilometres of snaking battlement dominates the horizon of Old Delhi. Built by Shah Jahan, the creator of Taj Mahal, the Red Fort has been occupied to a large extent for military purpose. Still a great portion of it can be seen, the finer version of which can be seen at Agra.

The Jama Masjid, built between 1644 and 1658, is the second largest mosque in the Asian subcontinent. This mosque, with capacity for 20,000 people was built by Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb, the last two great Mughal rulers. The atmosphere is a combination of a calm serenity and social centre, which is quite surprising for visitors, many of whom have visited a mosque for the first time.

Another place to visit is the Raj Ghat, the place where the funeral pyres of Mahatma Gandhi was laid after his assassination way back in 1948. The memorable cremations of Pandit Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi have also been witnessed by the world on television.

Night Walk at Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi.

If you want to see Delhi in its most lively avatar, you ought to take this night walk in the Chandni Chowk area in Old Delhi. The name Chandni Chowk, meaning �Moonlit Square�, got its name from the Mughal times as moonlight was reflected from the water in this square. The narrow lanes are generally crowded as the sun sets. The air gets cooler, so people get down for their daily activities. Be ready to get a little attention from the locals there as you stroll in the lanes. Your guide will tell you about the history of the place and also show you the remaining buildings and facades that have managed to survive this ever-changing area.

Another major focus of a trip to Old Delhi is the food! You can enjoy freshly baked biscuits of Ballimaran, sweets at Kanwarji, the oldest shop of sweets in Old Delhi and some tea on the streets while you roam through the area and then have your evening meal at some authentic restaurant. This 3-4 hours walk includes the evening meal along with snacks, mineral water bottles and dinner. Drinks during the meal have to be paid for.

It should be noted in advance that this trip will give you a closer experience of the everyday nightlife of Old Delhi. The itinerary is not fixed and one should be prepared to face the crowd, narrow lanes and the hustle bustle of Old Delhi.

On the Old Delhi Food Trail – Sitaram Bazaar Walk

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The sheer size and diversity of India allows this magical country to develop a host of unique styles of cooking for every region. The delectable dishes of the North are representative of the unique spices and ingredients available solely in this part of the country.

Culinary Experience
Walking Tours
History and Culture

Pricing: US$ 35 per person for minimum 2 participants.

The Delhi Art Trail - A look at the Vibrant Art Scene in the Capital

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The rich culture and heritage of India is best experienced through its fabulous paintings, sculptures, architecture and enticing music and dance forms. In this tour, we take you through an epic journey through time exploring various influences and schools of Indian Art over the last 150 years.

Walking Tours
History and Culture

Pricing: US$ 36 per person for minimum 2 participants.

Living Traditions – India’s tryst with Music, Art and Craft

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Whether it is our religious ceremonies, our festivals or our day to day activities, the principles of music, art and craft are found in everything we do as Indians. The inner soul of an artist comprising of unique levels of faith and belief are easily expressed through classical as well as fork forms of art.

Walking Tours
History and Culture

Pricing: US$ 40 per person for minimum 2 participants.

Loosing yourself in the Psychedelic Bazaars of Old Delhi

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Even though the quintessential “bazaar” scene in Old Delhi has transformed into a relatively modern one that caters to a host of products people back in the days couldn’t dream of, the overall brouhaha and charm continues to be just the same.

Walking Tours

Pricing: US$ 31 per person for minimum 2 participants.

The Qutab Complex – A Journey to the Commencement of India’s Islamic Era

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Marking the arrival of Islamic rule to India, the Qutb Complex is an imposing structure that is designed to impress generations to come. Today, this entire complex is considered to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site and makes a majestic statement on the tapestry of Islamic architecture in India.

Walking Tours
History and Culture

Pricing: US$ 30 per person for minimum 2 participants.

A Trip to the Majestic Red Fort – The Last of the Mogul Influences in India

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In contrast to the tour of the Qutb Complex, this experience makes you travel through the 3 centuries reign of the Mogul Empire. The Red Fort, the last of the Mogul forts was built in the 1600s and is testimony to the 300 year old era when the empire was considered one of the richest in the world.

Walking Tours
History and Culture

Pricing: US$ 33 per person for minimum 2 participants.

Humayun’s Tomb – Influencing the Taj Mahal

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The tomb of the second Mogul Emperor is most famous for its innovative aesthetic culminations. Deemed as the first garden-tomb within the Indian subcontinent, this structure has been the source of inspiration to some of the biggest architectural marvels of the world including the Taj Mahal.

History and Culture
Sights & Landmarks

Pricing: US$ 34 per person for minimum 2 participants.

Soulful Sufism and More in Nizamuddin – Heritage Walk

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Named after an extremely renowned Sufi Saint from the 14th Century, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya, this area holds promises of some highly insightful encounters of historical importance. Home to some enchanting medieval tombs, shrines, step-wells and mausoleums a trip here is an excellent way to explore the vibrant community life that is centered around the famous Durgah.

Walking Tours
History and Culture

Pricing: US$ 31 per person for minimum 2 participants.

Delhi Local – A Journey through the Capital by Metro

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Organized by the students of a Non-Profit organisation, this fascinating tour gives you a rather off-beat insight into this magnificent city. This tour makes use of the Delhi Metro system as well as two addition modes of environment friendly transport – the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered green auto-rickshaws and the Cycle-rickshaws.

Walking Tours
History and Culture

Pricing: US$ 30 per person for minimum 2 participants.

The 1857 Mutiny Tour - The Gripping Story of the Siege of Delhi

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Also known as the Sepoy Mutiny by the British, the term “Mutiny” does not do justice to define the events that took place in those fateful 14 months in India. Between May 1857 and June 1858 the country was on fire as Indian troops in service of the East India Company rebelled and worked to overthrow the British Raj.

Walking Tours
History and Culture

Pricing: US$ 37 per person for minimum 2 participants.

Chai Time! - An Introduction to India’s Staple Beverage

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In spite of its prevalence in India medicine through the 18th and 19th centuries, Tea grew to become an integral part of life here after the British started plantations for exports to Britain. Tea drinking in the modern sense essentially commenced in the early 1900s when British-Owned Indian Tea Associations began their efforts to popularize this beverage here.

Culinary Experience
Walking Tours

Pricing: US$ 33 per person for minimum 2 participants.

A Journey Back in Time – All Encompassing Cultural Tour of Delhi

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If you are here for a short time and want to make sure you cover all the cultural bases of this city, this tour is the right one for you. With a chance to explore the life and times of Mahatma Gandhi to savoring some of the best street foods the city has to offer, this tour has it all. Visit some exquisite local Hindu temples and enjoy a cup of hot chai just like the locals do while on this trip!

Walking Tours
History and Culture

Pricing: US$ 35 per person for minimum 2 participants.

Food Lover’s Walk – A Journey through Delhi’s Favorite Food Hot Spots

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While you may come with big plans to try out Delhi’s famous butter chicken and curries, this unique food tour takes you to some of the best kept secrets of the city. From melt-in-your-mouth homemade ice cream to delectable fruit beer and dumplings, this tour takes you to a surprise visit to the thriving food scene in the capital.

Culinary Experience
Walking Tours

Pricing: US$ 37 per person for minimum 2 participants.

Delhi through the Mahatma’s Glasses

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Considered to be one of the world’s most influential political figures, Mahatma Gandhi had a significant role to play in India’s fight for freedom. Much loved by many and highly inspirational, the city of Delhi is home to a host of landmarks that are reminiscent of his work, words and enduring legacy.

History and Culture

Pricing: US$ 29 per person for minimum 2 participants.

Delhi Local – Dining Like the Local’s Do!

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While Delhi boasts of a fair share of fine dining restaurants and delectable eateries, the best way to truly delve into the secrets of authentic Indian cooking is by visiting the kitchens of a quintessential local home.

Culinary Experience

Pricing: US$ 55 per person for minimum 2 participants.

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