Heritage Walk of Delhi
India as a country, can proudly boast of several historical places where a mix of cultures has created a unique diversity that is unmatched. Delhi or the City of monuments is one such place – a city that is deeply rooted in tradition, yet metamorphosing into a fast-moving metropolis. Delhi is the capital of India. This place has been ruled by multiple dynasties since time immemorial. As a result, it has signature properties belonging to respective kingdoms which once ruled this place.
Any tourist who visits Delhi for the first time, its important to identify and visit the spots which still has the old school charm left, and which has not been completely taken over the new era. This is where the heritage walks become so important. Delhi Heritage walk is a tool to explore the unexplored and neglected richness of this city. The Heritage Walks have become one of the essential things to do while traveling in the city of Delhi! A seasoned traveler knows how important an important activity this is, more so, for places with a rich cultural past.
Heritage walks are organised almost on a daily basis but its always better to book atleast 2 days in advance. For Custom walks please check with our expert.
- This tour will start from Delhi Airport/hotel .
- Old Delhi is well-known for Chandni Chowk, old monuments, some amazing food places, and its uncanny characteristics of Pigeon keeping and breeding tradition. Listen to captivating stories of pigeon fights by a bird keeper near the Turkman Gate.
- Witness the dynamism of Old Delhi in this splendid heritage walk.
- This tour will take to the battered and age-old gates of Delhi. There are a total of 14 gates, out of which only 5 stand currently with all that is left of them.
- The most prominent being the Turkman Gate which is located near the Ram Leela Maidan. Named after the Sufi saint Shah Turkman Bayabani, it houses the tomb of the respective saint till date. An 8th-century monument, Turkman Gate is believed to be built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a part of his city Shahjahanabad.
- It is home to exclusive handicrafts works housing shops selling various kinds of beads. Get a chance to interact with the local shopkeepers and get to know intriguing stories about the past.
- Later, brace yourself for compelling storytelling of the Razia Sultan known as the only female ruler of Delhi.
A fulfilling tour is full of extravagance that will leave you wanting for more.
Duration of tour
- This tour will take approximately 2 hours.
What to expect on this tour?
- Learn about Delhi's culture & Heritage
- This tour will include walking with professional local guide
- You will get a chance to click great photographs of old Delhi life.
What does this tour include?
- A professional English speaking tour guide would be escorting this tour.
- Permission of photography on the tour.
What are the tour exclusions
- Any personal nature expenses. Pick up and drop from the hotel (available on request only)
Things to Note
- Please wear comfortable walking shoes as this tour include walking.
- The dress code for this tour would be smart casuals.
- Carry A bottle of water, sunglasses & a Camera .
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy of Tour
- If you cancel the tour before 3 days of the tour start date, a full refund will be given.
- If you cancel within 1-3 days of the tour start date, there is a 30% cancellation fee.
- If you cancel within 1 day of tour start, full cancellation charges would be applied
Other related tours you can take
You can also explore below interesting offbeat tour in Delhi
- Exclusive Tour Of Red Fort And The Fight For Mughal Throne- This heritage walk brings to you the magnificent exploration of Red fort along with the theatrical performance regarding the war of succession for the Mughal Throne
- Exclusive Tour Of Salimgarh Fort And The Tale Of Prisoner Zebunissa- This compelling heritage walk will take you into the abstract and haunting realms of Salimgarh Fort. Built-in 1546 AD, Salim Shah Suri it was later captured by Mughal Emperor Humayun. Later it was converted into a state prison by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb