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The Delhi Shopping Tour
Shopping in Delhi holds special excitement for people from all over the country. Delhi’s home to an amazing plethora of items, including jewellery, textiles and fabrics, ready to wear clothing, leather, handicrafts, carpets, bags, shoes and Indian arts and handicrafts worth choosing from. From expensive to affordable to incredibly inexpensive, there is something to suit every taste and price range.
The Delhi Cuisine Tour – Home Cooking & Bazaar Walk
The Delhi Cuisine tour offers travellers the rare opportunity to visit a local home & discover the secrets of traditional Indian cuisine. Join your host on a market visit & later help them in the preparation of a vegetarian meal. Witness the magic of Indian spices unfold before your very eyes and take away a special Indian recipe instead of an Instagram picture of the Indian food you tasted!
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People of Delhi – Many Faiths & Cultures
The essence of a city like Delhi is in its people & diversity. This tour takes you to places of worship from different religions in India, a local market, and neighbourhoods to glimpse the people of Delhi going about their daily lives.
Lutyens Delhi – A City of Grand Spaces
British architect Edwin Lutyens was the man behind many of the imposing and impressive buildings that were built, with the goal of showcasing a grand city space. After independence, the British vision was replaced. Monuments like President’s House, Parliament House, India Gate, Rajpath, Janpath, Connaught Place and the bungalows of government officials today represent democratic India.
The Eight Cities of Delhi Day Trip
Delhi is a meld of the old and new, an ancient city that dates back to B.C. From the Rajput Tomars who founded the original city in 8 A.D. to the Chauhans, Sultans and Mughals, various rulers fought for supremacy and control of the area, with a total of 7 cities being built between these rulers with the British adding the eight later when they colonised India.
The Early Morning Delhi Tour
There is a certain beauty to a city that is stirring awake, and Delhi, foggy and misty in the early mornings, is no exception. From flower shops selling their wares, to the faithful offering early morning prayers and the small tea and breakfast stalls offering breakfast, there is plenty to take in and photograph.
Humayun’s Tomb – A Preface to Taj Mahal
This day trip reveals the story of Humayun’s Tomb – one of many UNESCO World Heritage sites in this area. Commissioned by Humayun’s first wife, this is the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. The structure is also significant since it is believed to have inspired several major architectural innovations of the time.
The Nizamuddin Dargah & Heritage Walk
Named for the famous 14th century Sufi saint, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya, the Nizamuddin Dargah & Heritage tour offers a look at Mughal monuments and introduces you to Sufi music and culture. Marvel at the incredible patronage of the Mughal empire through this walk back in time.
The Legendary Delhi Street Food Trail
Delhi street food is one of its largest claims to fame. Experience the vibrant, colourful atmosphere of a thousand different kind of food-vendors sitting next to each other, coaxing you to taste their own delicacy, passed down in all likelihood as a family heirloom.
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