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A walk through the history culture shops and street food of Old Delhi provided by Wandertrails

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A walk through the history culture shops and street food of Old Delhi

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Explore the sights and sounds of Old Delhi as you walk through its rich history, culture and vibrant markets. Shop for exquisite clothes or textiles at the Meena Bazaar and put your bargaining skills to the test. This 3-hour tour starting at 04:00 pm will help you to understand and learn about the fascinating history of Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib and the Jama Masjid. Delight your taste buds with the flavours and textures of the deliciously famous ‘Dilli’ street food.
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    Chandni Chowk
    Stop: 3 hours -
    This is an enlightening short tour of Old Delhi, whose rich heritage, vibrant markets, and diversity in architectural styles, make it a hotspot for tourists visiting the capital. This three-hour trail takes you through some of the prominent structures of the city, with an enlightening narrative on the fascinating history of each.  Walk through the bustling streets, and enjoy an experience on foot as you explore the sights and sounds of Old Delhi. Treat yourself to some delightful street food and put your bargaining skills to the test as you shop. The trail beings at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, one of the nine historical gurudwaras of Delhi, located near Chandni Chowk. Know the tragic story behind the beheading that took place at this site. This is a tale of faith and bravery, of a Sikh Guru who refused to convert to Islam. From here, proceed to Meena Bazaar, a market renowned for its large varieties of clothes and textiles, ranging from the ordinary to the luxuriant with exquisite embroidery and vibrant colours. Your insightful guide will lead you to the best shops in the market and guide you through the entire process of buying, right from choosing the best quality clothes, to explaining their uses. After a delightful shopping experience, carry your bag full of goodies and head to the eateries, its time to try some delicious food! Your gracious hosts can help you even there, leading you to the choicest eateries and guiding you through the best there is on the menu. The mouth watering delicacies with incredible flavours, spices and textures, will surely be a treat to your taste buds. After a sumptuous meal and a happy stomach, continue walking through the busy market till you reach the Jama Masjid. One of the largest mosques in India, it was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century. As this absorbing trail comes to an end, you will surely leave enriched with the knowledge of Delhi’s monuments, a happy stomach and a whole new fondness towards the capital city.
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Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Well seasoned and proficient host to guide you through the history and street food of Delhi
  • Food tastings
  • All taxes and handling charges
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Recommended gratuities
  • Camera usage fees in historic sites
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Please report to the meeting point on time and respect the host's punctuality
  • The participants are requested to wear walking shoes without heels
  • Preferably do not carry food items with you since you have to lug it around, leads to littering and is also a great incentive for monkeys
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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