Go back in time as you cycle through the oldest parts of historical Delhi and explore ancient ruins and monuments. Cruise through a supposedly haunted forest to a UNESCO World Heritage site. Wander through an archeological park scattered with time-ravaged tombs and mosques. End this exciting day tour in an artsy expat village where you can get lunch and mingle with the local people.
What's Included : Half-day cycling tour. Professional English-speaking local guide. Metro ride from Karol Bagh Station to Mehrauli. Entrance fee to the Qutab Minar Complex.
Highlights : Cycle through the Sanjay Van Forest to the oldest parts of Delhi. Visit the ancient tombs of Balban and Iltutmish. Explore the ruins of Lal Kot and visit Jahanpanah mosque. Admire the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Qutb Minar. Wander through the scattered time-ravaged monuments of Mehrauli Archaeological Park. Visit the artsy expat hub of Hauz Khas Village.
Group Size Notes : Max 25, no minimum
Meals Included : No meals included
Transport : Bicycle, walking.
Joining Instructions : The meeting point for this day tour is: Cafe Coffee Day at Karol Bagh Metro Station (Shop No. 422D, Karol Bagh Metro Station, Delhi, 11000). Please arrive before your tour begins at 6:00 am local time.
Finishing Point Instructions : This tour ends at approximately 10:00am at Hauz Khas Village.
Packing List : Delhi Day Tour: • Comfortable walking shoes • Reusable water bottle • Sunscreen Health & Safety: • Face masks (required) • Hand sanitizer (required) • Pen (Please bring your own pen for filling out documents.) • Quick Covid Test/Antigen Test
Optional Activities : No optional activities
Minimum Age : Minimum age of 14 years for this trip.
International Flights : Check-in times and baggage allowances/restrictions vary by airline and can change at any time. For the most up-to-date information for your flight, please contact your airline. We recommend checking in online in advance to avoid potential delays at the airport.
Alert Message : Please Note: There have been some recent changes to the Indian Visa process. Some nationalities are now required to apply for a Visa in person. There may be delays in obtaining a consular appointment and processing your Visa. It is vital that you check the information yourself and understand that you are fully responsible for your own visa requirements.
Group Leader : Professional English-speaking Local Guide
Duration: 4 hours Meeting Point: 6:00am Karol Bagh Metro Station Finish Point: Haus Khas Village Itinerary: Get to know the ancient side of India’s capital city by cycling through some of the oldest areas of Delhi. After meeting your guide, take the Metro to the neighbourhood of Mehrauli and jump on a bike to discover monuments that date back to the 11th and 12th centuries. Explore the ancient tombs of Balban and Iltutmish and learn of their historical significance. Cycle through the haunted Sanjay Van Forest to the ruins of Lal Kot, the first city of Delhi, and visit what's left of Jahanpanah mosque. Ride on to the famous Qutb Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the tallest pre-medieval tower standing 73 metres. Wander through the scattered time-ravaged monuments of Mehrauli Archaeological Park. Climb down the stone stairs to the ancient stepwell of Rajon ki Baoli and admire the water collecting techniques used by the indigenous civilization. Cruise over to the artsy expat hub of Hauz Khas Village with plenty of eateries, coffee houses and markets. This is where the tour comes to an end, so opt to socialize with the people over a cup of chai or wander through the residential streets. Your guide can assist with transport back to your hotel. Note that this Day Tour is operated by one of G Adventures' preferred suppliers and will be a shared service with other non-G Adventures travellers.
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