Do you want to discover the secrets hidden within the capital of India? This free walking tour is the most entertaining way to explore the city’s chaotic streets and iconic monuments. Best of all, its Free!
After meeting at the distinctive reddish façade of the entrance to the Digambar Jain Lal temple, we begin our walking tour through this exotic city. Ready? Let’s go!
The first stop on the route is the building you find in front of you, the Digambar Jain Lal temple, the oldest shrine to Jainism in the capital of India. Here, in one of the founding districts of Delhi, Chandni Chowk, you will also discover the Red Fort, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007.
During this tour will we browse some of the numerous bazaars which will mesmerize you with their variety of typical Indian products including spices, materials, and jewellery. Whether you love shopping or not, you're sure to be enchanted!
We will also pass the Golden Fort, constructed between 1747 and 1751 and which stands out for its three domes, which were originally a copper colour. You will also learn about the culture of Delhi through its historical havelis (traditional Indian townhouses). We will reach the Town Hall where there once stood a statue of Queen Victoria which was replaced by the statue of Swami Shraddhanand that you can see today,
We end this free tour admiring the facades of two famous monuments – the Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, one of nine buildings of this type that are to be found around the city, and the Jama Masjid mosque.
You cannot reserve the free tour of Delhi if there are more than 6 people in your group. In that case, we recommend you book the guided tour of Delhi.
- Children must be accompanied by a parent.
- School or university groups are not permitted.
- We do not enter any of the monuments on the route.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Delhi).
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
Main entrance to Digambar Jain Lal temple.
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.