The tour usually starts in the morning with a pickup from your hotel or a designated meeting point. The first stop on the tour is usually the Khari Baoli spice market, which is located in the heart of Old Delhi and is one of the largest spice markets in Asia.
Here, you can explore the narrow alleys filled with shops selling various spices, herbs, and condiments. You can also interact with the shopkeepers and learn about the history of the market and the various spices used in Indian cuisine. The tour usually includes a visit to a spice store where you can learn about the various spices and their uses in Indian cooking. You can also taste some of the spices and purchase some to take home with you.
After exploring the spice market, the tour may also include a visit to the nearby Jama Masjid mosque, which is one of the largest mosques in India. You can explore the mosque’s stunning architecture and also climb to the top of its minaret for a panoramic view of the city.
The tour may also include a rickshaw ride through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk, a bustling market that dates back to the 17th century. Here, you can shop for souvenirs, taste local street food, and interact with the locals.
Overall, an Old Delhi spice market tour is an excellent way to explore the rich history and culture of the city, learn about the various spices used in Indian cuisine, and experience the hustle and bustle of a traditional Indian market.
Our driver will take you up from Delhi airport or from your hotel in the evening by 4:00 PM and drive by rickshaw to proceed towards our destinations.
Khari Baoli (Spice Market)
Khari Baoli is a street in Delhi, India, known for its wholesale grocery and Asia’s largest wholesale spice market, selling a variety of spices, nuts, herbs, and food products like rice and tea. It is at the western end of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi, running since the 17th century, it is the largest spice market in Asia.
In the heart of Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk is a busy shopping area with markets full of spices, dried fruit, silver jewelry, and vivid sarees, while the narrow side streets are crowded with tiny shops selling essential oils, stationery, and traditional Indian sweets. Nearby, the vast Mughal-era Red Fort now houses a museum complex, and the 17th-century Jama Masjid is a huge red-sandstone mosque with towering minarets.
Chandni Chowk is famous for clothes, Indian spices, and street food.
After the Sightseeing you will be dropped at your preferred location in Delhi.
Complimentary morning breakfast in the hotel (If with hotel option selected)
All sightseeing and transfers by air-conditioned private car
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