Delhi, saddi Dilli, dilwalon ki Dilli. What can be said about this city that hasn’t been said already? The capital of India is full of flavour; the food, people, culture and history are what makes Delhi one of the most vibrant cities in the country. Delhi has many facets and each is equally enchanting. On one hand, you have modernity bustling with life and on the other hand, you have centuries of history quietly making space for the new and yet firmly standing on its place. In a matter of an hour, you can go from eating at a posh restaurant in CP to hunting for the perfect chole bhature in the bylanes of Chandani Chowk. From partying in the clubs of Hauz Khas to a tour of the Red Fort, no other place can transport you in time, back and forth, like Delhi. The power seat of the country, the food capital of India and the birthplace of butter chicken, Delhi truly justifies its status as the capital of the country.
At Xoxoday, we have curated experiences that hold true to Delhi; experiences that give a true flavour of the city. Here are few options that smell and taste of Dilli!
Here’s a two days luxury bicycle tour from Delhi to Agra, which includes The Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the 7 Wonders of the World, as a major trip attraction. Otherwise, a jostling town with an overcrowded cluster of shops, lively bazaars, tumbledown houses and volumes of traffic, this part of Delhi carries a different charm during wee hours allowing us to seep in its glory while enjoying our ride on its silent streets. You will be provided with comfortable bikes and you will rest for a nutritious local breakfast before embarking upon your ride towards New Delhi.
Experience all of the great sights the city has to offer – historic buildings, monuments and memorials – on a Segway. The places and people you will visit include secretariats, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament, various scenic beauty surrounding the Ministry buildings on Rajpath, Amar Jawan Jyoti and India Gate. You will cruise through fascinating sections of the city while hearing informative historic and current facts about the area from the tour supervisors and marshals, who will also take special care for your safety and security. Each tourist will be provided with a helmet (compulsory) and additional safety gears like elbow and knee pads guaranteeing an optimal tour experience. The duration of the experience is 40 minutes and is valid on Saturday.
Experience the food culture of the 4 most practised religions in India and discover what makes the nation the largest melting pot of humankind. With your guide, visit a Hindu temple, a Sikh Gurudwara, a Catholic church, and a Mosque while trying foods from each of these religions. This tour is a combination of both walking and driving. Meet the group at Gole Market. You will get a transport to and from the meeting point. Savour traditional culinary cuisines from each of these religions at 5 premium food establishments: an authentic Indian breakfast, a biryani lunch, snacks and more. A walk through streets filled with traditional Indian cultural nuances: Henna artists, authentic Indian tea sellers, Prasadam (authentic food of Gods) shops, bangles market and more.
To explore the authentic Puraani Dilli Food, one has to walk through the solitary lanes of Old Delhi, covering Chawri Bazaar, Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid, and many more areas. Lose yourself in the narrow and quaint streets of Old Delhi and enjoy an immersive culinary experience! Relish the extensive menu put together especially for the foodie in you at the famous eateries in Old Delhi.
Re-discover the holy river – Yamuna and the magic of Old Delhi. The tour invites you to a unique cycle ride into the walled city. From vibrant markets to small temples, this route gives you a true feeling of Delhi street life. As a special highlight, you enjoy a boat ride on the Yamuna river and a traditional breakfast at Karim’s.
Take a walk at the quaint bylanes of Old Dilli and savour the famous piping hot parathas, pooris, chole bature and other famous North Indian breakfast menu. Witness the tiny Khopcha (built in little or almost no space) shops with the most delectable meals ever. Usually overcrowded at night, these shops in PuraniDilli are best for morning breakfast.
The second largest museum of India, The National Museum in Delhi is a true testament to the eventful history and contemporary works of art & culture. The anthology here is as vast as desired, together with paintings, arms, jewellery, manuscripts etc. You will be given pick up and drop services and a guide who will assist you throughout the tour.
Here’s an opportunity to see the magnificent track of BIC in person and experience what makes it what it is. One of the fastest and best racing circuits in the world, BIC has been designed to wow the who’s who of the world’s motorsports fraternity 41 stunning pit garages, 18 lavish team buildings, swanky paddock club, a state of the art 500 seater media centre and more. You will be given one lap of the track for you to understand the turns and if you want additional laps, that can be arranged too at an additional cost.
Enjoy Japanese food with a Qutub Minar facing, rooftop setting at En. This is a great experience for an intimate romantic meal and the best part is the private table that gives you a fabulous view of the Qutub Minar. Relish sushi, tofu steak, Vegetable Yaki Udon and many delectable Japanese dishes with a partner as teh cool breeze grazes your face and you
New Delhi is a perfect mix of traditional and contemporary city architecture. Immerse yourselves in the sights and silence of New Delhi and visit places like CP, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Agrasen ki Baoli, Dhobi Ghat and more. The cycle tour will give a closer look at the old and the new of the capital city of India.
Explore the beautiful Old Delhi on a bicycle on this amazing trip. This seventeenth-century old city, built for the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, is surrounded with elegant mansions and gardens. Your exploration will begin from the Delhi Gate, which is one of the five existing gates out of fourteen gates built by the Mughals in the 17th century. After commencing your journey from Delhi Gate, you will visit Jama Masjid, the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Tibetan Colony, Parathe Wali Gali, Spice Market and Chawri Bazaar.
The aim of this walk is to highlight the drastically harmful ways in which the city has polluted the sacred river. The walk is our collective responsibility towards saving the Yamuna. During the four hour walk, trace the Yamuna before it enters Delhi, where the river is relatively cleaner, and after it enters the city, where it is reduced to a drain. Also, participate in various theme-based activities. It is the time we all take responsibility to save our environment.