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Explore the Heart of Old Delhi: Top Guruwalk Tours for Authentic Heritage, Street Food,Spice market &Cultural Experiences

Duration: 4h
Languages: English
Guru: Rahul
Registered on July 26, 2023

Hi! My name is Rahul, I live in Delhi. And I have been to all the 28 states of India 🇮🇳 Besides being a tour guide, I am a Civil Engineer here, a local in every way. I am passionate about visiting new places and immersing myself in different cultures. I want to give people the experience why I love traveling so much. I enjoy telling stories and that is one reason I adore Delhi. This city has a long history, and with that comes many stories to tell. Let me be the voice of these ancient walls to tell you what they would say if they could talk.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Experience the ultimate immersion into Old Delhi with our exclusive walking tour, the ONLY one of its kind! Delve into the rich tapestry of history, culture, and flavors as we embark on a journey through the heart of this vibrant city.

Our itinerary is meticulously crafted to ensure you encounter the essence of Old Delhi at every step:

 1. Red Fort Walk: Behold the grandeur of the Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as we explore its majestic exterior, steeped in tales of Mughal splendor and imperial intrigue.
 2. Chandni Chowk: Lose yourself in the labyrinthine lanes of Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest markets in the city, where centuries-old traditions blend seamlessly with modern hustle and bustle.
 3. Gurudwara Sis Ganj: Experience the serenity of the historic Sikh Temple, Gurudwara Sis Ganj, and witness firsthand the heartwarming tradition of Langar, where over 10,000 people are served free meals daily.
 4. Masjid Fatehpuri: Discover the architectural marvel of Masjid Fatehpuri, commissioned by none other than Shah Jahan’s wife, and immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance of Asia’s Biggest Spice Market.
 5. Asia’s Largest SPICE MARKET & Secret Spice Mansion: Uncover hidden treasures in the spice market and indulge your senses in the aromatic delights of Indian spices at a secret spice mansion.
 6. Rickshaw Ride: Traverse the bustling streets of Kinari Bazar and Dariba Kalan in a traditional rickshaw, soaking in the sights and sounds of Old Delhi’s vibrant life.
 7. Mouth-Watering Street Food: Treat your taste buds to the flavors of Old Delhi with a gastronomic adventure through its oldest and most renowned food establishments.
 8. Nau Ghara Gali: Wander through the enchanting lanes of Nau Ghara Gali, where the essence of Old Delhi’s charm is preserved in its nine historic houses.
 9. Wedding Market: Immerse yourself in the spectacle of Delhi’s bustling wedding market, where the grandeur and traditions of Indian weddings come to life.
 10. Sikh Religious Traditions: Gain insight into Sikh religious customs and witness the heartwarming tradition of selfless service at Gurudwara Sis Ganj.
 11. Historic Landmarks: Explore iconic landmarks such as the Red Fort, Masjid Fatehpuri, and Jama Mosque, each steeped in centuries of history and architectural brilliance.
 12. Jain Digambar Temple: Find tranquility amidst the chaos at the Jain Digambar Temple, a sanctuary of peace adorned with intricate architecture. Discover the compassionate side of Jainism at the bird hospital, where injured birds are cared for with love and dedication, exemplifying the harmony between spirituality and wildlife welfare.

Join us for an unforgettable journey through the heart and soul of Old Delhi, where every step unveils a new story, a new flavor, and a new adventure

Highlights 

•Explore a bird hospital inside a temple. I don’t think you have ever heard about this concept before. 
• Sikh religion and community kitchen where they serve free meal to everyone irrespective of their caste, colour , religion, gender age. 
• A rooftop to get the best view of old delhi. Specially Red fort and Jama mosque. 




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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Red Fort Metro Station Lal Qila, Metr...
    Red Fort Metro Station Lal Qila, Metro Station Lal Qila, Lajpat Rai Market, Chandni Chowk, Delhi, 110006, India
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    I will be outside the Red fort metro station gate number 1, With Big Smile 😊

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    Outside visit
    Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

    Have you heard about a Bird Hospital anytime? This is a place where I will show you one. With all the details.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

    Sikh Temple where we will see the Sikh religion, Community kitchen.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Kinari Bazar

    Colourful and narrow lanes of old delhi. You will see a lot of decoration items which people use during weddings and festivals.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Asia's Largest Spice Market

    You will see all the spices existed in the world.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Naughara

    Naughara means nine (nau) houses (ghar). This alluring alley in Chandni Chowk has nine houses. These houses have retained their almost primordial forms since Chandni Chowk was adorned with charming architectural Havelis. The doors of these houses are so flamboyant and picturesque that you will be mesmerized. At the end of this alley, there is a Jain Svetambar temple. Amid radiant and vivid doors, this temple made with white marbles looks divine

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Jama Masjid

    It is the biggest mosque in India.

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Old Famous Jalebi Wala

    We will taste the famous jalebi and Samosa here.

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Fatehpuri Masjid

    It is the mosque build by the wife of Shahjahan. We will visit it from Inside.

  • 9
    Outside visit
    Paranthe Wali Gali

    We will taste here the world famous parathe.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Hemaka 15 Jun 2024
Delhi

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
I had a great tour with Rahul. I was the only person who had signed up for the tour and Rahul was very kind to accommodate me. He's knowledge of Delhi and history/religions of India was impeccable and he was a great person to hang out with and talk to. Overall a 5 star+ experience. Would definitely recommend this tour
Ravi 12 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
This tour was the highlight of my trip to Delhi. Guru Rahul’s deep knowledge of Old Delhi’s history and cuisine added so much value. The food was incredible, and the heritage sites were mesmerizing.
Cindy 08 Jun 2024
San Carlos

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
He is a nice guide, I loved the he know a lot about the places that we visited, good photographer, and gentleman. I definitely would recommend Rahul to my friends, when they visit India, Rahul knows where is the really good food in Delhi. More than happy with my Gurú. Thanks
Ailbhe MacMahon 05 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
We had the most wonderful tour with Rahul. We can't recommend his tour enough! He really cared about what we are personally interested in and based on that information, took us to some lovely off-the-beaten-track places in Delhi. He is so lovely, chilled out and easy to talk to, and is absolutely brimming with tips and recommendations for Delhi and wider India. We tried some incredible street food, saw some beautiful back-alley architecture, went on a rickshaw and learnt about the different communities that make up Delhi Old City. Had we longer in the city we definitely would have done another of his tours! 10/10
Pulkit 04 Jun 2024
London

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Absolutely thrilled with my experience on the Guruwalk tour with Rahul in Old Delhi! From the moment we met, Rahul exuded warmth and professionalism, immediately making me feel at ease and excited for the journey ahead. His deep knowledge of Old Delhi’s history, culture, and hidden gems was truly impressive. Rahul’s passion for his city shone through every story and fact he shared. He took us through bustling markets, historical landmarks, and quaint alleyways, each with its own fascinating tale. His ability to navigate the vibrant chaos of Old Delhi with such ease and confidence was reassuring, making me trust him implicitly. What stood out most was Rahul’s genuine care for our group’s experience. He ensured everyone was engaged, answered all our questions with patience, and even tailored parts of the tour to our interests. The little touches, like recommending the best local snacks and helping us haggle in the markets, made the tour feel personal and special. I left the tour not only with a greater appreciation for Old Delhi but also with a sense of having made a new friend. If you’re looking for an enriching, safe, and truly enjoyable exploration of Old Delhi, I wholeheartedly recommend a tour with Rahul through Guruwalk. You won’t be disappointed!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

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Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 2 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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