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Old Delhi: Mughals History in Delhi

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Walkthrough the narrow by-lanes and centuries-old bazaars of old Delhi in this unique 3-hour old Heritage walk of the city. The tour will take you to the exquisite and colorful markets of Chandni Chowk and the magnificent Jama Masjid. Get a chance to relish the local food and a short rickshaw ride.

Duration: 3 hours
    Available in
  • English
Tour by Deepak
Local

I am a local expert from Delhi that had been offering unique and insightful experiences in my city for the past 3 years. There is a famous quote" When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do ". Well, You heard it right, being on a tour with me you travel, eat, learn like local. My tours are in the form of stories to keep you engaged with the right mix of historical information to carry back home.

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Highlights

  • Gurudwara Sisganj Sahib and its history from 17th Century
  • Rooftop view of Spice Market
  • Shwetambar Jain Temple in Navgraha Lane
  • Spice Market of Old Delhi
  • Mirza Ghalib haveli tells about declining Mughal rule

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Description

In this 3-hour long walking tour of Old Delhi, you will get to experience the best of India, its age-old culture and tradition. Your tour will begin with the guide picking you up from your hotel, thereby taking the metro (subway) to Old Delhi.
Experience the swift and clean metro, the very lifeline of the city and reach Old Delhi to get started. Upon arrival, get bombarded with the history of this ancient city and witness the lifestyle and culture come to life while taking your stroll on the busy streets. As you make your way in the bustling market of Chandni Chowk your first stop will be at the grand Jama Masjid (India’s second-largest mosque), built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.
Post this; visit the most colorful lane of old Delhi, Kinari Bazaar and then stop for a quick snack (parantha, stuffed flatbread) break at a 150-year-old eating joint! After the delicious break, make your way to the beautiful Gurudwara (Sikh Temple) and learn more about the selfless and humanitarian service of the community kitchen! Lastly, take a fun rickshaw ride with your guide to Asia’s largest spice market to get an amazing hands-on experience in the world of spices!

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What’s included & not included

  • Guiding Fee and a bottle of water
  • Hotel Pickup and drop(If Option Selected)
  • Local snack (parantha aka flatbreads)
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Gratuities(Recommended)
  • Any personal expense

Meeting point

United Coffee House at Connaught Place(Rajiv Chowk Metro station Gate No.3) (Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi, India)

Pickup options are available for private tour bookings.

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15 USD
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
  • No booking fees
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