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Experiencing the Real Delhi - A Walking Tour

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1st Sep 2013

Colors of Chandni Chowk

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Silverware at Dariba Kalan

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Gurdwara

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An Old Haveli

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Cycle Rickshaws

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Spice Market - Khari Baoli

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Kinari Bazaar

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Old World Charm of Shahjahaanabad

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Street Food at Chandni Chowk

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You have never seen Delhi if you have not seen it through a Delhi-wallah's eyes. A trip to Delhi, the country's seat of power, is not complete until one experience the real essence of Delhi - the life at Old Delhi. Our Heritage walks through the galis of this historical part of the city promise to transform you to the days of the Mughals, when this part of Delhi was the most prominent in the whole country. Watch the past and the present come alive in front of your eyes in a city that boasts of a rich heritage. Our walks give a taste of the city and make you sink in the frenzy of its colours, vivacity and irresistible charm. Your senses come alive as you will encounter the many captivating sights and sounds this amazing city has. Walk through the bazars selling trinklets and accessories of all hues and colors, savor the spicy tangy flavors of the street food, shop for some of the best spices found in India, travel the length and breadth of Chandni Chowk in the best way to commute - by foot or by cycle-rickshaw. And not to mention the high point of the tour - a sumptuous royal lunch at an Old Haveli - those old private mansions where families have lived for centuries.

Join us on a Labor of Love, operated by Dhruv (Founder) or Anju (Co-founder) themselves to give the visitors to the city the most unforgettable moments of their life. We have different options for the tour, tailor made to suit your needs and interests - Full day tour leaving nothing out, Half day tour for those short of time and even private tours for smaller groups or families who wish to explore the charm of Old Delhi at their own pace. Whatever be your choice, we will make sure you leave with a huge smile on your faces, contentment in your mind and loads of shopping in your bags.

Note: The price of USD 100 per person is for a Group Tour (up to 8 persons). By paying just an extra of USD 50 in all, you may have the opportunity to enjoy the private tour just for you & your family/friends

The frenzied activity at this charming old town might seem like madness to an outsider, but one look on the inside, and you will notice the method that prevails the madness. The heart of Delhi's unique culture, here your shopping hormones will go on an overdrive. Such is the magic of the artifacts on sale here. You can get everything - from a nose ring to a Mughlai wedding gown - or the Lehenga. Simple or grand enough to transport you directly to the inner chambers of Mughal queens.
Photo of Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Masterji Kee Haveli
Photo of Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Masterji Kee Haveli
The name literally translates to unparalleled pearl, and don't you be surprised if you find yourself in the brilliance that radiates from some of the world's finest jewelry made here. You can find all sorts of jewelry here - Gold, silver, kundan, polka, even diamond. A perfect place to scourge for a wedding. Even if one is not in the offing, Dariba Kalan is just the place to pick your gifts for ladies back home from.
Photo of Dariba Kalan, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Masterji Kee Haveli
Photo of Dariba Kalan, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Masterji Kee Haveli
Photo of Dariba Kalan, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Masterji Kee Haveli
Now Kinara means border. Kinari Bazaar gives your just that - millions and millions of embellishments and borders to decorate your beautiful dresses, gowns and lehengas - in all hues and colors, all sizes and shapes, all price ranges. Don't be surprised if you see moonstruck ladies (even men, why not!) running from shop to shop, unable to decide what to choose from the limitless possibilities on display here. Treat yourself to some intricate work, something you will not even find with a high profile designer. Even the famous fashion designers come here for an idea-burst, so be sure to get some great designs for you to take back home.
Photo of Kinari Bazar, Dharam Pura, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Masterji Kee Haveli
Photo of Kinari Bazar, Dharam Pura, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Masterji Kee Haveli
Photo of Kinari Bazar, Dharam Pura, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Masterji Kee Haveli
It is called Khari Baoli, and it is Asia's largest wholesale market selling all kinds of spices and nuts and other groceries - anything Indian, however rare or region centric or exotic - you will find here. Come indulge yourselves in the tastes and smells of Indian spices and revel in the vibrant colors that make Indian cuisine a unique affair.
Photo of Khari Baoli, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Masterji Kee Haveli
Photo of Khari Baoli, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Masterji Kee Haveli
Photo of Khari Baoli, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Masterji Kee Haveli
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