Experiential Activities in Delhi
Old Delhi Walking Tour
Rather than going for a regular drive-by of Old Delhi, we suggest you experience Old Delhi by moving through its narrow alleys on foot. This way you will be able to soak in the sights and smells of the delicious street food and shop at this vibrant bazaar of a seemingly ancient era. The private mansions, or Havelis, that dot Old Delhi are centuries old and will transport you to the glorious Mughal period and tell stories of the cities historic past. On this tour, you shall also visit Red Fort, the seat of the Mughal Empire, and pay respects at Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India while marveling at the calligraphic Persian Inscriptions at the holy site. Do some shopping at Khari Boali, the largest wholesale spice market in Asia where you can buy exotic varieties of nuts and herbs. Complete the tour with a rickshaw ride through the markets and narrow winding alleys of Old Delhi. This walking tour is a cultural extravaganza that gives you an authentic experience of the city and would surely be among the most memorable part of your trip to India.
Gandhi Memorial Tour
Through this experiential one day tour, you can intimately learn about the personal life and political struggles of Mahatma Gandhi, who is widely considered as the father of India. Mahatma Gandhi is revered across the world for his ideals of non-violence and truth. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, He led India to independence from the British and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.
The tour starts with a visit to Gandhi Smriti, the site of his assassination. This 12 bedroom house served as the residence for the last 144 days of Gandhi Ji’s life and houses the garden where he was shot dead by Nathuram Godse. Our next stop on this educational tour is the National Gandhi Museum where we learn more about his philosophy of non-violence and his view towards life. The museum hosts photos and videos of Gandhi Ji during his Satyagraha or ‘Movement of peaceful protest’, get intimate insights about his thinking by reading letters written by him and explore art pieces associated with him. The tour ends with a visit to Raj Ghat, the site of his cremation, to pay homage to this great man.
Akshardham Temple Tour
Catch a glimpse of the world’s oldest university and learn about eye surgeries that took place more than a thousand years ago in this experiential Akshardham Temple tour. Akshardham temple is a beautiful temple located in New Delhi which showcases Indian art, heritage, values, and wisdom as a tribute to Lord Swaminarayan. The main temple is extremely beautiful, lined with stunning idols and carvings, and offers an atmosphere of peace, positivity, and tranquillity. The complex also houses, a giant theatre called Neelkanth, where you shall watch a movie depicting young Swaminarayan’s journey across India, while he searched for ancient Indian wisdom. Not only this, at Akshardham temple you can enjoy a beautiful boat ride cum exhibition that takes you through thousands of years of the Indian civilization and learn of its achievements.
In the evening, enjoy a beautiful fountain show, comprising of elements like lasers, fire, water and folk music. The background narration tells you ancient stories as mentioned in ancient Indian texts. This one day visit to Akshardham temple will surely be a highlight of your trip to Delhi.
Segway Tour Lutyen’s Delhi
Lutyen’s Delhi is a small yet beautiful region in New Delhi that houses the Parliament House, India gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan (President’s house). Designed by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, the region is marked by broad avenues and is perfect spot for this enjoyable one-hour Segway tour. After a brief orientation session on riding a Segway, on this guided tour, you learn about the historic and political significance of these Indian monuments – President’s house, Parliament house and India gate, while riding this fun and comfortable personal transporter. With safety being a top priority, safety gear such as helmets, elbow and knee pads shall be provided to you free of cost during the tour.
Weekdays – 5 am – 8 am
Weekends – 5 am Till 11 am
Culinary Tour of Old Delhi
The best place to experience the much celebrated street food of Delhi is at Old Delhi. In this exceptional culinary tour, you shall make your way around bustling alleys of Chandni Chowk and get a chance to soak in the vibrancy of Indian bazaars as you sample ten unique food items. With street vendors chosen for high quality food and excellent hygiene, you can be rest assured of an amazing experience. Also included in this tour is a guided visit to Khari Baoli, the worlds largest spice market and Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India.