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Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride

#83 of 421 Tours in New Delhi
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We had a great trip going into he old Bazaar looking for spices for our chef friend. The trip was great value at 300 Rupees per Rickshaw (100 of which was a tip)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Llandyrnog, United Kingdom
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Llandyrnog, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great trip going into he old Bazaar looking for spices for our chef friend. The trip was great value at 300 Rupees per Rickshaw (100 of which was a tip)

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting thr Rashtrapati Bhawan, we went for a Rickshaw Ride. We had expected a 20 minute or so trip, which ended up being 1.1/2 hrs due to the extremely heavy traffic in Old Delhi. This had to be the highlight of our short visit to Delhi - I can't remember when we last had so much fun! Make sure,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my lifes best experience..if you wana see the delhi the fonit by Rikshaw ride...it is the thing which everyone ahs to taste here...rest modes of transport are every were in world...but rikhshaw ride is the best i experienced

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Akbar is a really nice guide and speaks good English. He drives you around the bazar in Old Delhi and tells interesting background information about what in going on. You're also going to a rooftop for a nice view and an old temple. Very recommending thing to do in Delhi. We found it very interesting! Tel nr: +91-9891462125

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Thank Margriet K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Had my own trepidation about this but we eventually did iut. 2 adults, 15 and 10yo. 45-60min ride through the old city. Not for the faint hearted but the "drivers" knew exactly what to do and how to handle the crowds. One very memorable experience in India. Both adults and children agreed it was a must! Get your hotel to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

After visiting the Jama Masjid,walk down the stairs and take a bicycle rickshaw ride through the market. You can experience the sights and sounds of the narrow streets teeming with shops, shoppers and every sort of transport.

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Thank dekalbill
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The ride gave a reasonable overview of what the market district is like. Getting through the foot and other traffic is an eye-opener. I think looking around on foot would be more useful but between the traffic and endless hawking, it would be a challenge. I tend to prefer street-level experiences but simple strolling would not be easy or relaxing.

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Thank Susie10644
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We did our rickshaw tour with Akbar, an independent tour guide who has been showing people the sights, sounds, and tastes of Delhi for the past 15 years. Because of a delayed flight, we only had a couple of hours with him, and within that time we visited a temple, the sliver, wedding, gold, and spice markets and the mosque.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Did a rickshaw ride back to the mosque and spending 2 hours strolling through the alley ways of Old Delhi. Tried some street vendor food eg. samosas sweets etc cooked fresh as right in front of us. The sounds and smells of Old Delhi could be a bit overpowering especially to travellers not used to Asian lifestyles, however, a slow... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is a unique experience to try while in New Delhi. The rickshaw driver took us through the market and it gave a feel for the local atmosphere and everyday life. We had so many near miss collisions with people, bikes, motorcycles, rickshaws and cars. Somehow we never hit anything. The market is extremely busy.

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