Old Delhi Walking Tour with Food Tasting
The best way to experience the cultural notes of a country or region is to do a walking tour in its old area and enjoy tasting the food of the city. If you are planning a Delhi tour, what can be the other best option to experience Delhi than to do a walking tour in Old Delhi! This tour product serves the purpose of the foodies and lovers of Heritage Walkers. In this guided tour you have the opportunity to stroll through the by-lanes of Chandni Chowk area and the spice Market near the Red Fort. Thus you can explore the local colorful bazaars and as a connoisseur, you can smack the food habits of Delhiites.
We will pick you in the morning at 9:00 AM or at your desired time from your hotel in central Delhi. As you approach Old Delhi you first pay a visit to the Old Gurudwara Sis Ganj. This Sikh temple has a long history, supreme sacrifice of the Sikh Guru and how he bore the atrocities of the Mughal emperor. You get to know about Sikhism in detail and witness the langar- (Community Kitchen).
After finishing the tour of Sis Ganj Gurudwara start the food walk with savoring of sweet jalebis and samosa’s in a famous sweet shop which has the legacy of more than 100 years. Jalebis have no English synonym and they are made by corn flour and sugar syrup. Samosa is available everywhere in India and much liked by the locals. You can also some other sweet dishes over here. You do not forget to taste the famous Raj Kachori. Now you can taste the Parantha which is sort of flatbread prepared by filling a variety of ingredients like potatoes, Chilly, Onion, Cheese, etc, you also taste Kuliki Chat. At the end of the food tasting, your tour guide will take you to the spice market of Khari-Baoli, Khari Baoli is known to be Asias biggest dry fruit and spice market, be a spectacle to the spice trade and see how the Kuli (Manual labour) cart the bags full of spices and dry fruits to their respective destinations.. The vivid scenario of spices would certainly enthrall you. These small spice and dry fruits store may do a daily trading worth millions of Rupees. This market dates back to the Mughal times or perhaps even older not much has changed during these years the dry fruits are even sourced from far off countries like Afghanistan and USA.
You are suggested that in case you are allergic to the spices you kindly tell the tour guide in advance. The food items you taste on the food walk are all vegetarian and some are milk products. You are also advised to put on cozy shoes as you have to do 2 hours walking and be careful with your pockets during the walk you are suggested to leave your valuables in the hotel itself.