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Heritage Cycling Tour with Himanshu - 3 Hours

Pedal through old Delhi exploring its markets, monuments & Havelis!

About the Experience

Himanshu

Hi! I’m Himanshu, CEO, storyteller and tour leader of DelhiByCycle that organises fascinating cycling tours across Delhi. I believe travelling makes people humble and appreciative of cultures. My cycle is an integral part of my life and has traversed with me for countless miles. I love Delhi and I’d love to give you a tour of the city’s old and new parts, to tell you what makes this city special. Come with me on this cycling tour to the old parts of Delhi to learn about Delhi’s rich history and heritage.

Details

On this tour, explore palatial havelis built by the Noblemen of Shah Jahan's era. Start the tour at Delite Cinema and pedal past Turkman Gate to reach Chawri Bazaar. After cycling through an old crowded spice market, head to Fatehpuri Masjid, Madras Colony and check out the old Delhi railway station, Chandni Chowk, Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Learn about history, art and architecture of these mesmerizing, ancient establishments.

Places of interest: Delite Diamond Cinema, Turkman Gate, Ajmeri Gate, Chawri Bazar, Fatehpuri Masjid, Spice Market, Madras Colony, Civil Lines, Old Delhi Station, Chandni Chowk, Red Fort and Jama Masjid.

Tip: Stay hydrated and wear synthetic fabric to avoid skin chafing.

Fitness level: Beginner 

Inclusions

  • 11 kilometers cycling over three hours
  • Bicycle
  • Helmet
  • One mineral water bottle per person
  • Breakfast
  • Refreshments
  • Baby seat (on request)

Not included

  • Pickup and drop
  • Attraction entry fee
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)

Recommended backpack essentials

  • Camera
  • Medication (if any)
  • Gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water/energy drink

Redemption process

  • After the booking is complete, you will receive an email with the booking confirmation voucher that can also be viewed on the Cleartrip app in the 'bookings' section of your profile
  • The voucher includes contact details of the organiser; please re-confirm the meeting point and time with them
  • Show the e-voucher to avail the activity, no print-outs required

Meeting point

  • Delite Cinema, Asaf Ali Road at 6:30 A.M.

Know before you go

  • Minimum height to participate in the tour is 150 centimeters
  • Please cooperate with the tour guide to maintain time and decorum
  • This tour is not recommended for pregnant women  and guests with medical conditions including, but not limited to, heart problems and back pain
  • We recommend wearing clothes that allow for movement; avoid loose fabrics as they can get entangled in the wheels and lead to mishaps
  • The guide may vary depending on his/her availability, however, be rest assured a guide of similar interests will accompany guests

Address

Delite Cinema, Gate No. 4/1, Asaf Ali Road, Opposite G B Pant Hospitals, Delhi Gate, Katra Chobey Lal, Old Delhi
New Delhi

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: Can I stop at the sites to take photographs?
  • A: Absolutely! But do be mindful of the time, so as to not inconvenience the rest of the group.
  • Q: Can I bring my own bike?
  • A: Unfortunately, this is not an option. However, bikes are well maintained with adjustable seats you can surely find a match.
  • Q: What if I fall and get hurt?
  • A: Don't worry; a first aid kit is available at your service.
  • Q: Is there a mechanic or support vehicle available if my bike breaks down?
  • A: Yes, mechanic support is available on call.
  • Q: What are the different bikes available?
  • A: A mix of geared and non-geared bikes are available.

Organiser

DelhiByCycle

Verified

With the initiative of Dutchman Jack Leenars in 2009, the DelhiByCycle started its journey to explore the tit-bits of Old and New Delhi. They arrange tours all around ancient landmarks and lanes of Delhi peppered with historical stories of a bygone era. Their services include organising cycle tours, walking tours and multi-day cycling tours.

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Cal

Adults

1,850 per head

Starting at 1,850 Inclusive of GST/taxes

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