Old Delhi Cycle Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    05:45 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up from your location in Delhi, Gurugram, Noida. Please provide your hotel name, location, and phone number.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Get a taste for Delhis historic charm and the daily life of residents during this 3-hour small group cycling tour of Old Delhi. Join no more than eight guests as you pedal a top-quality bike on a ride designed for intermediate cyclers covering7.4 and 9.3 miles (12 and 15 kilometers). As you ride, you'll explore hidden back alleys and landmarks like the Chadni Chowk market and Old Delhi Railway Station. Breakfast, tea, and a water bottle are also included.

Highlights

  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Breakfast included
  • Small-group tour
  • Instant Confirmation

Know More about this tour

Start the day with an early-morning hotel pickup at 5:30am, and then meet the rest of the group. Yourguide will brief you about the planned route for your cycle tour. The plan is to set off by 6:30am, early enough to miss the notoriousDelhi traffic. Youll spend most of the trip discovering the ancient walled city ofShahjahanabad, known to locals as "Old Delhi.

Under the company of guides well-versed in both Hindi and English, cycle through the 400-year-old web of alleys held together with great big mesh of electric cables,infused with the smell of brewing tea and simmering breakfast curry. You will see a mind boggling amalgamation of the past and the future.

Cycle through Turkman Gate before exploing the eclectic streets of Chawri Bazaar, the first wholesale market ofOld Delhi. Soonyou will reach Jama Masjid, a local Delhi mosque, just across the road from the Red Fort, Delhi. At Jama masjid you can snap a few artsy pictures with the numerous pigeons swoop around the area in search of food.

Continue next to the famous Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi and a perfect place to shop. Even though many vendors will still be closed in the early hours of the day, a number of street vendors can be spotted selling mouthwatering delicacies. Next youll visit Khari Baoli, Delhi's bustling wholesale spice market. Take in the sights and smellsof the herbs and spices that add flavor to the Indian cuisines.

Keep on pedaling as you head to the Old Delhi Railway Station. En route, you will pass by the Maidens Hotel, aheritagehotel in theCivil Linessection ofDelhi. With a history of over a century and remarkably endearing hospitality, the Maidens Hotel offers a journey back in time. A stay at this historic property is ethereal and unmatched. The ride will then take you to Old Delhi Railway Station, the oldest railway station in the city and a key junction point for various rail lines throughout India. Started with just 2 platforms and space for 1,000 passengers, presently it can accommodate more than 180,000 passengers and 200 trains daily pass stops here.

Grabyour cycle again one last time for a ride amidst the bylanes of Chandni chowk to reach Town Hall. On reaching the Town Hall proceed towards Gujarat Bhawan to treat your taste buds to a healthy and finger-licking breakfast. The cycle tour comes to an end after your meal at the parking area.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Supporting co-guide

Use of bicycle and helmet

Local Indian breakfast

Tea

One water bottle

English speaking guide

Entry/Admission - Chandni Chowk

Entry/Admission - Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid)

Entry/Admission - Khari Baoli

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A maximum of 8 people per booking

Minimum age is 6 years

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes for walking and biking, and avoid loose-hanging

Clothes must cover arms and legs

Each bike has a small basket to hold personal belongings

Please advise any specific food allergies at time of booking

In the event of rain, the tour will be cancelled; if canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

Tour is designed for those who are comfortable riding a bike; it's not recommended if you're unfamiliar with biking

Note: While fruit, vegetable and flower stands will be open, most other shops in the Delhi markets don't open until later in the morning, so shopping at the markets is not part of this tour

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

In the wake of the ensuing COVID crisis, we have re-invented our hygiene protocols and have taken concrete steps along with training our guides, drivers, representatives and other staff at our destinations offices. So, we are fully prepared for your safe travel.

Traveler Reviews

  • 06-Mar-2019

    Rohan and Pooran were the perfect guides as they navigated our way through the wonders of Old Dehli.

  • 03-Feb-2019

    I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. It was informative and eye-opening. Our guide took very good care of us. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone wishing to get an authentic experience of Old Delhi.