Edgy, chaotic, brash, rude and impolite. Delhi goes by many names, and often leaves you harrowed and hassled. That's until you spend a few days here and allow the city to grow onto you. What it reveals next often makes you fall in love with the city, for you realize that you won't come across such experiences anywhere else on the planet. Delhi, the capital of the Mughal Empire. Delhi, the center of British colonialism. Delhi, the capital of Modern India. Delhi is littered with remains of lost empires and you can easily explore how life was in those eras. And perhaps, therein lies its true beauty.
As far as Delhi tours go, this one covers all the cultural bases. Learn about Gandhi's life and influence, get a slice of the street food action, explore Hinduism at a local temple, and cup some hot chai in your hands.
Kickstart your day in Delhi with a trip on the metro and a cup of chai, just like the locals. It'll set you up just find for a tour of Delhi highlights and local experiences. This Delhi city tour has it all - you'll experience the best of Delhi with great street food, markets, bazaars, temples, and famous historical sites.
Stop and sample a samosa from a street stall, wander through narrow alleyways, and see the sights, smells, and people of Delhi front and centre. Explore a local market where goods on offer range from wedding paraphernalia to cow dung on a string (seriously).
Check out sights linked to the 1857 Mutiny (also known as India's First War of Independence), a ruthless put down by British colonial forces and precursor to a later more peaceful struggle for independence led by Mahatma Gandhi in the early 1900s. Your local guide will provide a background into India's more recent history and struggle for independence.
Pay a visit to local temples dedicated to the various Hindu gods, and gain insight into the religion of Hinduism, at one of the more spiritual moments on our Delhi tour. At the end of your Delhi city tour, your guide can assist with arranging a taxi back to your accommodation or is happy to provide tips and suggestions for further exploration in Delhi.