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Old Delhi: 3-Hour Tuk-Tuk/Rickshaw Tour46 Reviews
Explore the main highlights of Old Delhi on an exciting tuk-tuk ride past bazaars, mosques, and temples. Stop for a delightful Samosa and Chai snack before participating in an authentic community kitchen at a Sikh Gurudwara.
- Discover Chandni Chowk and the different markets of Old Delhi
- Escape the chaos of walking by riding in a delightful tuk-tuk
- Explore India's largest mosque and see views of Old Delhi
- Participate in an authentic community kitchen at a Sikh Gurudwara
- Taste the local evening tea time snacks of Chai and Samosa
DescriptionThis tour gives you a great introduction to the authentic old world charms of Delhi and helps you escape the nuisance of walking amongst the traffic. Meet your guide at the meeting point near Red Fort, then climb into a tuk-tuk, a modified version of the cycle rickshaw. Sit back and enjoy the views as you ride past the several colorful and busy bazaars of Old Delhi while your guide explains the important role that they play for the locals. Your first stop is Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque. Spend some time walking around the red sandstone courtyard and if you are lucky, you can even climb up a minaret to see the views. Return to your tuk-tuk and ride through Khari Baoli, Asia's largest spice market which has existed since the 17th-century. Get hands-on information about the wonderful world of spices and their medicinal and health benefits. Build up your appetite as you take in the enticing sights and smells before stopping for a quick snack at the famous Chandni Chowk. Head to your next stop, Gurudwara Sis Ganj, a significant prayer house for Sikhs. Spend some time interacting with locals and try your hand at langar, the community kitchen service. End the tour at Jain Mandir, home to a charitable hospital for birds. Learn about the tenets of the Jain religion before being returned to your initial meeting point near the Red Fort.
IncludesTuk-tuk tour Professional English-speaking guide Tea and snacks
- Please note that the main markets are closed on Sundays. The itinerary will be changed to show you other local markets instead
- Jama Masjid is open to all visitors but the minaret may be closed
- For your own safety, stay close to your guide at all times and follow their instructions
- Please beware of pickpockets in crowded areas and pay attention to your mobile phones, camera, wallet, and other belongings
- You must remove your shoes and socks in temples and places of worship