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Late Mughals and their Extinction

A trip back to old Delhi

Traverse like an insider into some of the insider attractive sights in Old Delhi. Go back in time and learn about history of Late Mughals and role of British administration in shaping up sights of Old Delhi.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Printed or mobile voucher accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Live guide – English
  • Pick-up point
  • Easy cancellation: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
  • Standing outside Town hall building in Old Delhi,originally containing statue of Queen Victoria before independence.
  • Exploring spice market of Old Delhi to learn about spices,herbs used in Indian cooking.
  • Visiting one of the Urdu Poet house in 19th century that reflects decline of Mughal era.
  • Visiting 17th century mosque built by Mughal emperor.
  • Visiting Shwetambar Jain temple with few Old havelis and done facades.
Statue of Queen Victoria - Delhi

DESCRIPTION

Start your Old Delhi walking tour with your guide meeting at pick-up point. Travel in Delhi’s lifeline i.e. Metro to start your tour from Chandni Chowk. Your first destination would be visiting a town hall building that was initially a learning institute, before it was bought by Municipal corporation in 1866.

We then walk towards a haveli having 150 rooms in three floors that belonged to a textile industrialist. He was one of the popular merchant that helped British during last Mughal emperor rule to capture red fort.

Our next destination would be exploring spice market to learn about Indian spices and ancient medicine technique known as Ayurveda. Get a chance to sample and carry back to your home as well.

We then head towards Ghalib’s house, a renowned poet during declining Mughal’s rule.

You then head towards a Jain temple constructed by a 7th generation family in Old Delhi. After all chaos in Old Delhi this lane would seem a calm and quiet place for the tour. Click some cool pictures and rest admiring traditional facades.

Walking through Paranthe wali Gali and smelling fried flatbreads in clarified butter you can also try some street food at your own expense.

Your guide would then drop you back to Chandni Chowk metro station for your own exploration of the city.

Walking through Paranthe wali Gali and smelling fried flatbreads in clarified butter you can also try some street food at your own expense.

Your guide would then drop you back to Chandni Chowk metro station for your own exploration of the city.

Spice Market, Old Delhi
Urdu Poet's House - Old Delhi

One-side Metro/Subway tickets

English speaking professional guide

Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi

Any meals or drinks

Any personal expense during the tour other than specified

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