City Tours, Delhi: Cycling through Old Delhi
Begins at: Delite Cinema, Asaf Ali Road Ends at: Parade Ground
Starts at: 6:45 am in winter, 6:00 am in summer
Duration: 3-3.5 hrs
Distance Covered: 12-15 km
- Get a taste of Old Delhi on a bicycle
- Visit Delhi's famous landmarks: Fatehpuri Masjid, Jama Masjid and the Red Fort
- Experience the bustle of Chadni Chowk
- Take a tour along heaps of colourful spices at Khari Baoli
- Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the legendary Karim's
The ride was fun! Our guide led us through Old Delhi secret lanes and stopped at vantage photography points. The live commentary was extremely informative. Early morning, Chadni Chowk wasn't terribly congested and it was wonderful experiencing this chaotic market wearing a veil of sleepiness. Shopkeepers were opening stores and sharing little glasses of masala chai. The crowds at Red Fort were thin and we could explore more of this grand monument. As for breakfast at Karim's, you have to taste it to believe it!
This tour will give you a taste of Delhi's rich cultural heritage. Fit for beginners, it is mostly a sight-seeing tour but with a twist! First, the exploration is on bicycles and second, our guides will give you a wonderful introduction and share anecdotes and trivia about all the places you visit. Besides, the tour takes you to some of Old Delhi's secret vantage points for photography. Delve back into the pages of history, offer your prayers at the splendid Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid, negotiate the chaos of Chadni Chowk and contrast it with the calm of Civil Lines, breathe in the exuberance of exotic spices at Khari Baoli and lose yourself in the opulent mahals inside Red Fort before settling down for a delicious breakfast at Karim's.