Bazaar Walk in Manek Chowk

Ahmedabad

Manek Chowk in Ahmedabad is synonymous with chaos, craziness and confusion. Located in the city’s heart, its biggest market forms its central nervous system for viewing and purchasing textiles, jewellery, wedding articles as well as foodstuff, fruits and vegetables. No visit to Ahmedabad can be concluded without experiencing this market’s many moods.

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Manek Chowk in Ahmedabad is synonymous with chaos, craziness and confusion. Located in the city’s heart, its biggest market forms its central nervous system for viewing and purchasing textiles, jewellery, wedding articles as well as foodstuff, fruits and vegetables. No visit to Ahmedabad can be concluded without experiencing this market’s many moods.

In This Tour:
• Take a short rickshaw ride to the starting point.
• A trained guide accompanies you as you walk through the bustling open square that goes by the name of Manek Chowk and showcases the best of the city's bazaars delighting shoppers and photographers alike.
• Take a personalised walk through this sea of activity, where in the mornings you can experience the vegetable markets in full swing. During the day time, the focus shifts towards the jewellery shops, and in the evenings, the food stalls start materialising, serving hot, delectable snacks to hungry shoppers.
• Visit the nearby Rani no Hajiro, a 'ladies' market, selling costume jewellery, textiles, and other knick-knacks and bargains.

Tour Duration – 3 – 4 hours

TOUR STYLE: Bazaar Walk

MEETING POINT: Siddi Mosque

END POINT: Siddi Mosque

TOUR START/END: Our guide can fix a taxi for you to get back to the hotel or we can also arrange for your pickup and drop from/to your hotel with an extra cost. Please write to us for cost.

TOUR DURATION: 3 - 4 hours depending on your interest.

GROUP SIZE: Maximum 6 and Minimum 2 People.

PRICING: All our tours are private.

INCLUSIONS: Local English speaking guide, entrance fees and transport as indicated.

EXCLUSIONS: Items of a personal nature, tips / gratuities for guide & driver.

WHEN: Every day except Sunday at 11AM and 4 PM. Prior reservation required. Timings may vary slightly depending on weather / season. We will confirm the exact start time along with tour logistics once you book the tour.

WHAT TO WEAR: Please dress modestly and ensure you have adequate sun protection.

TOUR NOTES: Please note, the food on the street is delicious but does not meet national or international hygiene standards. Although we only go to very popular places, with good local reputations, these stalls do not cook using bottled water or wash their utensils with it. So eating street food is always risky. If you prefer not to risk it, but still want to see what it’s all about, then at the end of the walk, we can take you to Haldirams where you can try chaats and other popular dishes in safe and hygienic conditions.

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