Walking through the streets of Old Delhi is an experience. Centuries back when it was being constructed by Shahjahan little did he know that it would become the part of a legend, a city that will be visited and re visited even centuries after it was originally constructed. A city that has been praised by the great Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib as a paradise on earth, at its peak was bustling with activity with its busy bazaars, royal gardens, architecture marvels and people longed to visit it. Today when we walk through the cobweb of narrow alleys in Old Delhi the imprints of the bygone era still co exists beautifully with the touch of modernization that has come with the 21st Century.
Our fusion walk is an ode to the city that was built by Shahjahan and by numerous rulers before him. This walk will definitely send your senses into an overdrive as you slowly get sunk into the colourful madness of Old Delhi. With our fusion walk we not only explore the four aspects that Old Delhi is famous for – Its Architecture, Bazaars, Food and Secularism but we also hope to help you feel the customs, traditions and lifestyle of the people of Old Delhi in order to give you a complete and fulfilling experience of Old Delhi.
We meet you at the famous Digambar Jain Temple opposite Red Fort to begin our incredible Old Delhi experience together. We move forward on Chandni Chowk, one of the most important streets of Old Delhi which is also a great example of secularism of India. As we move ahead on this moonlight square (Chandni Chowk) we view various important shrines of different religions like the Gauri Shankar Temple, Baptist Church, Sisganj Gurudwara, Sunehri Masjid which exist on one road. We then make our way through some of the famous markets of Old Delhi like Dariba Kalan (Silver market), Kinari Bazaar (Wedding market), Meena Bazaar, foodies delight – Matia Mahal. Along the way we sample different flavours of food till we reach the Largest Mosque in India Jama Masjid. The narrow lanes then further lead us to some other known and some not so known places in Old Delhi like Razia Sultan’s Tomb, Kalan Masjid, Haksar Haveli till we reach our Protected content old Haveli (Mansion), where we see the preserved Mughal architecture and a series of old photographs showcasing the history of Delhi up till Protected content . Then we have a traditional Indian Brunch at the Haveli and after that we finally part our ways at Chawri Bazaar Chowk.
Duration 3 hours approx.
Time 09:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. (Daily)
Price Rs. Protected content $ 30 USD (per person) (To be paid in advance)
Meeting Point Digambar Jain Temple (Lal Mandir), Opposite Red Fort, Chandni Chowk
TOUR PRICE INCLUDE
An experience i.e. A Walk 2 Remember
One guide and one co – guide fluent in English and Hindi
Mineral Water Bottle
Different Indian delicacies and beverages famous in Old Delhi
Sumptuous Indian brunch at Protected content old Haveli
Lots of goodies
TOUR PRICE DOESN’T INCLUDE
Entry ticket to monuments
Camera charges at monuments
Tips to guides
Insurance for injury, loss of life, accident or loss of goods
WHAT TO WEAR?
Kindly dress modestly as we will be walking through some of the conservative parts of the neighbourhood. It is advisable to wear full length pants, long dresses or full length skirts. Avoid any kind of short length clothing or revealing tops and dresses. For places of worship do carry something to cover the head.
NOTE : We recommend that you have very light or no breakfast before you come for the walk so that you can enjoy the various delicacies that we offer throughout the walk.
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