Culture Vulture Delhi

    • 3-4 hours
    • HUD
    • Total price tool tip
      AUD $35
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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.  

Highlights

* Experience the dizzying pace of daily life in Delhi

* Wander Delhi's chaotic streets and alleyways

* Explore local markets, temples, and historical sights

* Indulge in a sweet chai and tasty morsels from street stalls

* Learn about India's struggle for independence

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Hotel Jivitesh, 11, Pusa Road, opposite Metro Pillar 87, New Delhi
  • Finish:

    At the end of your Delhi tour you are free for personal exploration or alternatively your local guide can assist with arranging a taxi back to your hotel.
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
 
  • Inclusions:

    Local English speaking guide, entrance fees and transport as indicated, local lunch, chai.
  • Exclusions:

    Items of a personal nature, tips / gratuities for guide.

Additional information

Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details

Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.

Confirmation of booking

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. <br /> Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Dress standard

Dress standards are conservative throughout Asia, especially outside major cities. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate.

Child policy

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children younger than 6 are permitted at no extra cost, but please make sure you inform our guides of this before you take the tour.

Language

English

Tipping Info

If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour

Itinerary

Kick start 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.

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