Old Delhi Private Rickshaw Tour (Tricycle Tour) with Old Delhi Resident and visit to Masterji Kee Haveli

Tour Number

Activity Level

350415


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Rickshaw (Pedi cab) ride to make a comfortable and royal experience in Old Delhi


Get transported 400 years back and glide through the narrow lanes of Old Delhi. Witness the architectural marvels, the multicolored facades, beautifully decorated shops, ethnically dressed men and women and savor the delicacies from the potpourri of eateries that line these historical alleys.
Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (1592-1666) built the walled city of Delhi on the banks of holy River Yamuna. It had a magnificent palace known as Red Fort, impressive mansions, enchanting bazaars, elegant shrines, royal gardens and fountains at every corner to romance ones' senses. Emperor's beloved daughter Jahanara designed a major street called Chandni Chowk, known as the 'Moonlit Square of India', in front of Red Fort, with a canal running down the center and pools at major intersections reflecting the moonlight.

Itinerary

Delhi is one of the best examples in the world where 'old meets new'. A tour of Delhi will provide the visitor ample experience to understand at once the historic time-honoured Mughal monuments to modern structures.

It is an opportunity to experience an unique and refreshing Old Delhi travel experience. On our sightseeing Rickshaw tour of Old Delhi your senses will come alive as you will encounter the many captivating sights and sounds this amazing city has to offer. Rickshaw tour will give you a taste of the city and make you sink in the frenzy of its colours, vivacity and irresistible charm.

During your rickshaw ride you will get to ride around - Chandni Chowk

Chandni Chowk or "Silver Square" is the most famous and historic street of Delhi, built around 300 years ago when the walled city of Shahjahanabad was established in the 17th century. Don't let the word "old" mislead you. The energy of vibrant streets of Chandni Chowk is simply irresistible.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Chawri Bazar Metro Station Outside Exit Gate - 3 ( Land Mark: near shop no. 3487-88 Chowk HauzQazi / Ashok Chat Corner). Click here to view the map.

I can arrange for hotel pickup and drop off in a private vehicle, but with a slightly higher cost. Please contact me for the details.

End location: We may drop at the same point or and if you are coming by your own transport, we may coordinate with your driver to drop you up to your car. Strongly suggest to take Metro train from the nearest metro station to your hotel or use Uber Radio Taxi to come in this part of the city. If you are coming by your own transport, you must ensure that your driver calls me before he starts from your hotel to take the directions.

Duration: 4 hours

3.5hrs-4hrs

Transportation

This tour is done in a Rickshaw. Walking can also be done if you like.

What’s Included

Other: - My time and Services as your English speaking local friend
-Cycle Rickshaw & battery rickshaw Rides
-Some safe street food tasting
-Visiting -Few hidden treasures
-Spice Market visit
-Participation in local activities and interaction with locals
-Dariba Kalan ( the Silver Market)
-Visiting local home for complimentary traditional meal in a Haveli (an Old Private Mansion in the old city in which single family is living from generations)
-Company of English Speaking Local Friend cum Photographer
-Free online photo album of your entire tour as a gift, for your memories!

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 INR - You will not need any extra money during the tour as food, taxes and fares are part of the tour cost. However, you may like to buy some Indian spices for your family and friends.

What’s Extra

Other: - You may like to carry some cash to buy some Indian spices for your friends and family.
- Any personal purchases or expenses.

I can arrange for hotel pickup and drop off in a private vehicle, but with a slightly higher cost. Please contact me for the details.

Restrictions

I do not work as guide or an escort, I work as local friend. Hence, do not offend me by offering tips. I am passionate native Indian friend, who love to share my passion and love for my city. 

Private tour guide Dhruv

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