Khari Baoli

Khari Baoli: Our most recommended tours and activities

Old Delhi: 3-Hour Tuk-Tuk/Rickshaw Tour

1. Old Delhi: 3-Hour Tuk-Tuk/Rickshaw Tour

This tour gives you a great introduction to the authentic old world charms of Delhi and helps you escape the nuisance of walking amongst the traffic. Meet your guide at the meeting point near Red Fort, then climb into a tuk-tuk, a modified version of the cycle rickshaw. Sit back and enjoy the views as you ride past the several colorful and busy bazaars of Old Delhi while your guide explains the important role that they play for the locals.  Your first stop is Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque. Spend some time walking around the red sandstone courtyard and if you are lucky, you can even climb up a minaret to see the views. Return to your tuk-tuk and ride through Khari Baoli, Asia's largest spice market which has existed since the 17th-century. Get hands-on information about the wonderful world of spices and their medicinal and health benefits. Build up your appetite as you take in the enticing sights and smells before stopping for a quick snack at the famous Chandni Chowk.  Head to your next stop, Gurudwara Sis Ganj, a significant prayer house for Sikhs. Spend some time interacting with locals and try your hand at langar, the community kitchen service. End the tour at Jain Mandir, home to a charitable hospital for birds. Learn about the tenets of the Jain religion before being returned to your initial meeting point near the Red Fort.

Delhi: Cultural Walking Tour

2. Delhi: Cultural Walking Tour

Your tour will begin as you meet your storyteller at the meeting point. From there you will be taken to your first point of interest, the Digambar Jain Lal Temple. Following some exploration there you'll be taken to Chandni Chowk to explore its famous bazaars which sell steel, cooking pots, paper kites, and jewellery. You'll also discover old and famous shops, as well as a baptist church. The Lord Shiva's Temple is next, which you will tour before exploring the Golden Mosque as well as some centuries-old havelis. After that you'll encounter Town Hall, before discovering the Haveli of the greatest Urdu poet of all time. Finally, you will visit Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib, a Sikh temple, and the Jama Masjid Mosque. At the conclusion of your experience, your guide will be happy to field any questions which you may have about how to spend the rest of your time in Delhi.

Delhi: Red Fort and Old Delhi Sunrise Cycle Tour

3. Delhi: Red Fort and Old Delhi Sunrise Cycle Tour

Explore the best of Old Delhi's history on this morning bike tour. Avoid the traffic and noise by setting out early morning to navigate the neighborhoods and narrow alleyways to discover hidden corners and famous monuments. Once the home of the Mughals, Old Delhi continues to influence modern India's food and culture. This curated cycling route takes you to the imposing Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Make your way through the silent bazaars along Chawri Bazaar and the Spice Market. Enjoy stops at the Fatehpuri Masjid and the Old Delhi Railway Station.   With your expert local guides, learn about the fascinating past of India's capital city. End the bike tour with a local breakfast and new memories to take home. This activity is conducted in small groups and is led by two guides to ensure your safety. With frequent stops, it is a perfect activity to experience Delhi in a new way.  

Old Delhi Bazaar Walk & Haveli Visit Tour

4. Old Delhi Bazaar Walk & Haveli Visit Tour

Dive head first into an immersive cultural experience with this Old Delhi walking tour. Visit the different bazaars in the early morning, guided by enthusiastic locals truly passionate about their community. End the tour with a welcoming meal at a traditional mansion where families have lived for generations. Follow your guide as they wander through the maze of Old Delhi, weaving stories of history and social fabric into the narrative of personal anecdotes. This tour takes you to places not listed in any tourist book. Start off with a delicious breakfast and masala chai before heading to a local temple and learning about Hindu deities. Absorb the distinctive sights, sounds and smells that make Old Delhi a unique place in India’s capital. Stop for a friendly chat with the locals and take in the views of Asia’s largest wholesale spice market. With plenty of photo opportunities, this tour is a great way to capture memories of India. Visit a traditional mansion where generations have lived, lovingly restored by its current inhabitants. Sit down for a traditional meal, lovingly home-cooked as you learn the history of this home and observe the charming artifacts collected by its owner. Come away with a fresh perspective on Delhi and new friends in the city.

Delhi: Old & Modern Delhi Photography Tour with Lunch

5. Delhi: Old & Modern Delhi Photography Tour with Lunch

Explore the visual delights of old and modern Delhi through your camera lens, accompanied by an experienced photographer as your guide. Street shots, historic monuments, imposing architecture lit by morning lights, and eclectic markets make this tour is a photographer's delight. Grab your camera, meet your driver as you are picked up from your accommodation, and get introduced to your expert photographer guide who will accompany you through the day and entertaining you with their storytelling. Capture dreamy moods of the old town waking up and catch the morning golden hour, as you start strolling through the nook and crannies of Old Delhi’s narrow lanes. Pass by one of the biggest mosques in Asia, the Jama Masjid, which offers grand photo shots. Hop on a rickshaw and stop at the spice market. Get plenty of opportunities to capture people, objects, and overall mood as you witness the buzzing trade of spices. Follow your guide to a unique and secret spot – which offers a stunning aerial view of Old Delhi – making it to be a perfect spot for aerial shots. Move out of the bustling old town to get inspired at one of the finest monuments of the Mughal period, the Humayun Tomb, which is said to be the inspiration behind the magnificent Taj Mahal. Near the inner tomb are there nets made through the wall where daylight passes; it’s a photographer’s true delight to capture the light play here. Next, visit a camera market in Old Delhi where vintage and the latest cameras are sold at amazing below-market prices. Take a stop for lunch at a signature Indian restaurant. Reflect over your pictures from the day as you relish delicacies from Mughlai and Indian regional cuisine. Marvel at the Lutyens Delhi, from the Raisina Hills, and capture its beauty in the golden hour – it is a sight to capture and experience the sun setting over the President’s House and seeing the massive India Gate. Lastly, stop at the Hauz Khas village, which reflects the vibrance of modern Delhi. Admire the colorful cafes, lit up boutique stores, galleries, and graffiti on the walls, perfect for capturing street photography.

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What people are saying about Khari Baoli

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 76 reviews

It’s was a wonderful tour kaif knows a lot of interesting about the monument and about the people of India. It’s a first stop it’s a mosque jama masjid kaif shown up as a perfect photographer. I got a lot of knowledge and beautiful photos from the red fort India gate and the Sikh temple gurudwara bangla saheb. I like the spice maker very much and I got a lot of different tastes from spices fruits and tea. Tuk tuk driver manage the traffic and he is Georgoud and manage each and everything. Thank you to kaif for this perfect tour

Aamir was an excellent tour guide. Absolutely lovely. We only had a few hours to spare and we had a perfectly packaged tour. Aamir knowledge of the area is outstanding. He really looked after us throughout the tour and after with helping us find our way back to our hotel. He went above and beyond! Would totally recommend.

Zubair was our tour guide & accommodated really well as we were a bit late and had to change the tour around. Super friendly, knowledgeable & looked out for us, making us feel safe

such a great tour, loved all the stops and our very knowledgeable guide who was also a great photographer. He did a truly excellent job and was very attentive to our needs.

Fantastic trip with a great guide! Made us really comfortable and showed us key parts of old Delhi!