Pay a visit to the local bazaars and Jama Masjid.
Experience authentic local life with a rickshaw ride in Old Delhi.
Private Tour, flexible and customized.
English-speaking tour guide, experienced driver.
Best designed itinerary for first-time visitors to India.
3-hour Old Delhi Tour
The departure time of this old Delhi walking tour is on your disposal. Recommended time is 10:00 in the morning or 15:00 in the afternoon. Our experienced driver will arrive at your hotel ahead of time and pick you up from the hotel lobby. Then, we will set out for this 3-hour Delhi walking tours with a deep exploration of Old Delhi and en route meet our professional tour guide.
We will first escort you to visit the Chandni Chowk, which is an over 300-year-old flourishing market in the heart of Old Delhi. Here must be a visual and olfactory feast for chaotic crowds, dazzling array of goods, and aromatic street food. As we hang out through the delightful narrow alleys, our knowledgeable guide will depict some legendary history and interesting facts about local people and folk customs. Moreover, we will also encourage you to enjoy bargaining experience with petty dealers, which make you obtain a close contact of authentic life style of local people. If you like, please get a taste of some unadulterated Indian street food, like the classic cuisine - paratha, which is a kind of stuffed flatbread.
Then, we will escape away from buzzing atmosphere and feel the tranquility of nearby Jama Masjid. Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Jama Masjid ranks one of the three largest mosque all over the world. Built in 1650, the main building of this grandiose mosque was designed with three ivory domes decorated with gilded material and black marble. In front of the mosque lies a large square accommodating 25,000 people. Two red sandstone-carved tower stand on each side of the square.
Afterwards, our guide will accompany you to visit the Kinari Bazar, a prosperous wholesale and retail market specializing in selling wedding costumes. In addition, ceremonial and festival jewelry, artworks, embroidery works, decorations, handicrafts, accessories, and other attires are available to buy and rent in this market. If interest, you can pick some traditional dresses with a reasonable price as gifts for family members or friends. It’s suggested to give huge bargaining when shopping some goods.
Later, we will arrange a rickshaw ride for you to travel through the Khari Baoli Spice Market so as to save your energy and make your old Delhi walking tour comfortable. Khari Baoli Spice Market is one of the largest spice markets in Asia. Although the market is small in size with narrow lanes, here can we find massive array of dry fruits, food grains, spices, salt and cardamoms.
After we finish this exhilarating 3-hour heritage walking tour in Old Delhi, we will bid farewell to the kindly tour guide, and then our veteran driver will take you back to your hotel with a private transfer. We sincerely wish you have had great fun about this short itinerary with us!
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- Hotel Pickup & see-off in downtown.
- Service of English speaking local guide.
- Rickshaw ride through Khari Baoli Spice Market.
- Bottled drinking water during the tour.
- All government applicable taxes and service charges.
- Flight fares and India visa fee.
- Accommodation and meals.
- Personal expenses (insurance, drinks, camera fee etc.).
- Tips for guides and drivers.
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