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Sanjay Colony Slum Tour

1. Sanjay Colony Slum Tour

Sanjay Colony is a relatively small slum built on 25 acres of land located near the famous Bahá'í Lotus Temple and ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple. Originally built on forest land, this slum is surrounded by one of India's largest industrial areas and is home to approximately 50,000 people. Join an educational walking tour that aims to encourage conversation around the realities of living in slums. Come with an open mind and be prepared to debunk negative stereotypes surrounding slums. Observe the process of garment recycling and manufacture, one of the main industries in Sanjay Colony. It is also home to several other businesses, including automotive parts and electronics. Understand the complex social structure that exists within this community, and stop to wave at friendly children from the neighbourhood. You will also have a chance to visit a Hindu temple and a mosque. Learn about working and residential life and witness how despite the challenging living conditions it remains an area charged with positive energy and strong community.

New Delhi: Traditional Culinary Experience with Local Chef

2. New Delhi: Traditional Culinary Experience with Local Chef

This food tour in New Delhi is for food explorers who want to enjoy food as well as learn the details of local cuisines, culinary culture and significance of food dishes. Guides in these food tours are chefs who have years of experience and detailed knowledge of food culture of the city making it a good way to learn about as well taste some great local food. We visit 6-8 shops in New Delhi which have been serving some local delicacies for decades and taste 12-17 food dishes. Food is a mix of traditional Indian dishes like dosa, chaat, tikka, julfi and some foreign items like dumplings, pastries and shakes. These food items are sourced from some of oldest and most popular food shops and is perfectly safe to eat. It is mainly vegetarian food with a few meat dishes which have been part of local culinary culture for centuries. It is possible to accommodate vegetarian and a few other dietary preferences.

Old Delhi: Food Tour With Local Chef

3. Old Delhi: Food Tour With Local Chef

Enjoy a 4-5 hour walk around Old Delhi in the company of an expert local guide who will help you discover the best foodie dishes in the city and their history. Visit 8-10 food joints and taste up to 17 different food dishes. Your guide, who is a chef, will teach you everything you need to know about local cooking ingredients in a specially designed introductory session.  You will also visit a few local kitchens and some of the oldest food stalls in the city. Learn more about various aspects of food including the history, ways of eating, tasting, cooking, and much more in an informative yet easy to understand way.

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4.4 / 5

based on 231 reviews

Definitely must-do experience while in Delhi. Shows you a place that normally you wouldn’t rather end up in. People around were super friendly. The guide Vijay is a local person so you won’t find any better person who could talk and talk for hours about this place! Highly recommended!

Great and respectful insight into the life of people living there. Changed my view of slums completely and the way how happy and successful people live and work. Very eye opening.

My guide was Sam and took care of us. Very informative tour and I highly recommend this tour to others.

This is an experience everyone should have while in India…real life and not a usual tourist stop!

A must di experience in Delhi. Highly recommended.