Lose yourself in the charm of Old Delhi with our friendly Hippisaurus. Old Delhi is all about its heritage, culture, traditions and culinary experience. Follow the narrow lanes and the smell of street food. Visit the busiest and largest wholesale market of Asia and indulge yourself in eating several delicacies.
Chandni chowk, a shoppers heaven and foodies paradise is full of intersecting bylanes and small shops lining narrow roads. Lose yourself in the charm of Old Delhi with your friendly Hippisaurus. Follow the narrow lanes and the smell of street food. Visit the busiest markets of Delhi – Dariba Kalan (Silver market), Kinari Bazaar (Wedding market), Meena Bazaar(Clothing), Nai Sarak(books), Khari Baoli spice market, Chikki market and hundreds of food joints serving mouthwatering delicacies. Some of the must haves delicacies are Golgappe, Aloo chaat, Chole Kulche, Shawarmas, Jalebis, Parathe and Lassi. Some food joints are as old as 50 years.
We will also have a ride on cycle rickshaw(Pedi cab) to get the feel of local transport constantly jostling with people, stray dogs, cows, cycles, hand carts and motor bikes.
Place boasts of iconic monuments like Jama Masjid, Fatehpuri Masjid, Baptist Church, Sisganj Gurudwara, Lal Jain temple, Old haveli and Gauri Shankar temple.
Meeting Point: Chandni Chowk Metro Station, Gate No. 5
Estimated duration: 5-6 hours
Maximum Persons: 4
Cost: Eternally free. It’s considerably cheap to eat and shop in Old Delhi. You can eat for as low as 20 INR up to 250 INR. A litre of bottled water costs 20 INR. A ride on a rickshaw will cost 30-50 INR.
Note: Our Hippisaurus may not be professional tour guides. They are your friendly neighbors who love to show their town to guests out of their own will. Since the services are provided more out of love than greed of paper money. You will need to cover all the expenses of our Hippisaurus. Expenses include Bus/Train/Tram travelling expenses to and fro his/her house, Eating out, Drinks, Monument tickets, etc. All the expenses incurred by host and traveler would be borne by traveler. Hippisaurus won’t ask you for any money. It’s your duty to pay for them whenever you are eating or drinking out with them.
This Hippisaurus does’t take tips. So, please don’t offend him.
This friendly tour is led by our Hippisaurus Uday Singh who loves to share his passion and love for the city with travelers.
- Your booking is confirmed only after receiving confirmation email from Hippisaurus. Maximum person allowed is 4.
- Safety is our top priority. To fulfill this promise, we require you to submit us an identity proof of any one adult traveler on firstname.lastname@example.org which has your clear photograph and your address mentioned. All our hosts are verified with Identity proofs. This is not shared with anyone and would be deleted from our system the next day your walk ends.
A Hippisaurus, a Computer Engineer, an Author, a Management graduate, POOP Social Activist, Occasional traveler born and educated in India. I love walking, cycling, philosophy, reading, blogging, music, art, travelling, cheese burst Pizza, entrepreneurship and Photography totally. When I am not seen working I am either watching sitcoms or learning guitar or reading a book or dreaming my next trip or doing random things. My love for art and photography led me to author 2 books titled ‘Windows and Doors of Europe’ and ‘Cycles of Europe’. I am also the co-founder of Handicrafts ecommerce platform whitepuppie.com and News and media site thebinnews.com. And I like beer!
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