Culture vacationers take note – off the tourist routes that exist in Delhi, the capital of India, there are also private tours through Delhi. Interested tourists can get to know the true face of the capital of the most populous country on earth during such tours – and that away from the hotel, which is usually fenced in and thus sealed off from the outside world, which is by nature a bit “threatening” or “threatening” for western tourists. seems strange. This is usually not the reason why culture-loving vacationers come to the Indian capital. In the majority there are actually western tourists who only want to see the pure tourist attractions in the Indian capital. Few tourists, however, want to delve deeper into Indian tradition. Whether it has something to do with shyness or a guilty conscience – that cannot be said in general.
Off to the streets of the city
However, there are also western tourists and also tourists from Asian countries who want to experience the culture of Delhi or India up close. It is curiosity that wins – possibly against common sense in a foreign country to go there, where the poorest of the poor, but where the originality of the Indian capital can be felt. It is actually part of people’s primal fear that they tend not to go into the dark alleys of a city. The good thing about it – in the capital of India, private tours of the city are also offered. The means of transport chosen for this are the moped and also by taxi or the guide’s private car and the bus. These tours can also have a theme – for example “Culinary”. This is about exploring the old town of the Indian capital for street food. As a rule, the stands are not located in the main streets, where there is a lot of traffic, but in the smaller side streets and alleys. Such a tour is not just a tour through the old town of the Indian capital, but a tour into the culinary diversity of the Indian subcontinent. Such tours are offered in English and, on request, in German. Private tours always run in such a way that interested tourists are picked up directly by the guide in their hotel and then brought back there after the tour.
In the markets and in the alleys
Those interested in culture also like to book city tours to the markets in the Indian capital. This includes the Dilli Haat. It is a mixture of cultural extravagance, where handicrafts are offered, and Indian delicacies. The bazaar takes place in the heart of the Indian capital. With a guide at your side, you can quickly find what you are looking for as a tourist – traditional and ethnic items from Indian culture. You can also enjoy delicious Indian dishes here. Another starting point for a guide tour is the Chandni Chowk Bazaar – a very busy area and lively bazaar. The Chandni district is a labyrinth of narrow, medieval-looking streets with numerous small shops. There is a fine selection of jewelry, clothing and accessories at the Lajpat Nagar market. There are also numerous henna tattoo shops here, the mehendiwalas. And the Sarojini Market is also a place to which interested cultural holidaymakers are led.